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SECTION 08 12 16 – PREFABRICATED INTERIOR ALUMINUM FRAMES



PART 1 - GENERAL

1.01   RELATED DOCUMENTS

       A. Drawings and general provisions of the Contract, including General and Supplementary
          Conditions and Division 01 Specification Sections, apply to this Section.

       B. Specifications throughout all Divisions of the Project Manual are directly applicable to this
          Section, and this Section is directly applicable to them.

1.02   REFERENCE STANDARDS

       A. The latest published edition of a reference shall be applicable to this Project unless identified
          by a specific edition date.

       B. All reference amendments adopted prior to the effective date of this Contract shall be
          applicable to this Project.

       C. All materials, installation and workmanship shall comply with all applicable requirements and
          standards.

1.03   QUALITY ASSURANCE

       A. Installer Qualifications: An experienced installer who has completed interior aluminum
          framing systems similar in material, design, and extent to those indicated for this Project and
          whose work has resulted in construction with a record of successful in-service performance.

       B. Manufacturer Qualifications: A firm experienced in manufacturing interior aluminum framing
          systems similar to those indicated for this Project and with a record of successful in-service
          performance.

       C. Source Limitations: Obtain aluminum frames through one (1) source from a single
          manufacturer with the capacity and resources to provide products of consistent quality in
          appearance and physical properties.

[NOTE TO SPECIFIER: RETAIN OPTIONAL TEXT AT BEGINNING OF PARAGRAPH BELOW THAT
CORRELATES WITH THE METHOD USED TO ESTABLISH SIZE, PROFILE, AND DIMENSIONAL
REQUIREMENTS. DELETE PARAGRAPH AND SUBPARAGRAPH BELOW IF OTHER MANUFACTURERS’
PRODUCTS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.]

[ARCHITECT/ENGINEER MUST DELETE EVERYTHING IN BLUE AND IN BRACKETS BEFORE PUBLISHING.]
       D. Product Options: Drawings indicate dimensions, arrangements, alignment, and profiles of
          components and assemblies as they relate to sightlines, to one another, and to adjoining
          construction size. Other manufacturers’ products complying with requirements may be
          considered.

           1. Do not modify intended aesthetic effects, as judged solely by Architect, except with
              Architect’s approval. If modifications are proposed, submit comprehensive explanatory
              data to Architect for review.



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 MD Anderson Cancer Center                                                          08 12 16
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       E. Fire-Rated Door Frames: Frames complying with NFPA 80 that are listed and labeled by a
          testing and inspecting agency acceptable to authorities having jurisdiction, for fire ratings
          indicated based on testing according to NFPA 252.

1.04   SUBMITTALS

       A. Product Data:

           1. Product data for each type of frame specified, including details of construction, materials,
              dimensions, hardware preparation, label compliance, profiles, and finishes.

       B. Samples:

           1. Furnish representative samples of aluminum finish proposed for this work for acceptance
              before any material is shop assembled, finished, or delivered.

       C. Shop Drawings:

           1. Submit Shop Drawings for fabrication and erection of prefabricated aluminum frame work.
              Include details of each frame type, conditions at openings, details of construction,
              location, and installation requirements of finish hardware and reinforcements, and details
              of joints and connections. Show anchorage and accessory items. Provide a schedule of
              frames using same reference numbers for details and openings as those on Drawings.

               a. Coordinate submittals with other doors, frames and hardware and use the same
                  “opening number identification” as given on the Drawings and the Door Schedule.

                   1) Submittals not using the numbering identification system shown on Drawings and
                      Schedules will be rejected.

       D. Record Documents:

           1. Provide record approved product data, shop drawings, samples, and warranties.

1.05   DELIVERY, STORAGE AND HANDLING

       A. Deliver aluminum frames cartoned or crated to provide protection during transit and job
          storage.

       B. Inspect aluminum frame work upon delivery for damage. Minor damages may be repaired
          provided the repaired items are equivalent in all respects to new work; otherwise remove and
          replace damaged work as directed.


PART 2 - PRODUCTS

2.01   GENERAL

       A. All materials shall meet or exceed all applicable referenced standards, federal, state and local
          requirements, and conform to codes and ordinances of authorities having jurisdiction.

2.02   MANUFACTURERS

       A. Subject to compliance with requirements, provide products of one of the following
          manufacturers:


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          1. Architectural Components, Incorporated.

          2. Dual Lock Partition Systems, Inc.

          3. Frameworks Manufacturing Co., Inc.

          4. Modulex, Inc.

          5. Raco Interior Products, Inc.

          6. Versatrac; a division of A.J. May, Inc.

          7. Western Integrated Materials, Inc.

          8. Wilson Partitions, Inc.

2.03   MATERIALS

[VERIFY FINISHES LISTED; MOSTLY AVAILABLE IN ANODIZED OR PAINTED FINISH WITH ONLY A COUPLE
OF STANDARD COLOR CHOICES.]
       A. Aluminum extrusions conforming to ASTM B 211, Alloy 6063-T5, free of scratches and
          blemishes on exposed surfaces.

2.04   FABRICATION

       A. The required sizes for door frame units and the profile requirements are shown on the
          Drawings. Verify conditions of related work prior to fabrication, including dimensions of
          openings and finished floor elevations.

       B. Fabricate frame connections in accordance with notes, schedules, and details, and as shown
          on accepted Shop Drawings.

          1. Conceal fasteners in an accepted manner.

          2. Provide recesses and reinforcements as necessary for butts, lock strikes, closers,
             brackets, and surface applied hardware. Prepare for hardware in accordance with
             hardware manufacturer’s approved templates or the physical hardware.

          3. Provide door stops with an accepted vinyl or wool pile sound stripping.

2.05   FINISHES

       A. Comply with NAAMM “Metal Finishes Manual” for recommendations relative to finish
          applications and designations.

       B. Finish designations prefixed by AA conform to the system established by the Aluminum
          Association for designating aluminum finishes.

[TYPICALLY RETAIN ONLY ONE FINISH SYSTEM BELOW. IF MORE THAN ONE FINISH SYSTEM IS
REQUIRED, INDICATE LOCATION OF EACH ON THE DRAWINGS OR INSERT A DESCRIPTION. REVISE
MECHANICAL FINISH IF A CUSTOM FINISH IS REQUIRED AND AVAILABILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED.]
       C. Class II Clear-Anodized Finish: AA-M12C22A31 (Mechanical Finish: as fabricated,
          nonspecular; Chemical Finish: etched, medium matte; Anodic Coating: Class II Architectural,
          clear film thicker than 0.4 mil).

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 MD Anderson Cancer Center                                                         08 12 16
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[THE FINISH INDICATED ABOVE IS STANDARD WITH MANY MANUFACTURERS. BELOW IS A HEAVY
ANODIZED FINISH; VERIFY AVAILABILITY WITH MANUFACTURER SELECTED.]
       D. Class II Color-Anodized Finish: AA-M12C22A32/A34 (Mechanical Finish: as fabricated,
          nonspecular; Chemical Finish: etched, medium matte; Anodic Coating: Class II Architectural,
          film thicker than 0.4 mil with integral color or electrolytically deposited color).

[DELETE EITHER THE FINISH ABOVE OR THE ONE BELOW IF COLOR-ANODIZED FINISH IS REQUIRED.
VERIFY AVAILABILITY OF EITHER WITH MANUFACTURERS SELECTED.]
       E. Baked Enamel Finish: AA-C12C42R1x (Chemical Finish: cleaned with inhibited chemicals;
          Chemical Finish:       chemical conversion coating, acid chromate-fluoride-phosphate
          pretreatment; Organic Coating: as specified below). Apply baked enamel complying with
          paint manufacturer’s Specifications for cleaning, conversion coating, and painting.

[THE FOLLOWING PARAGRAPH REFERENCES THE AAMA STANDARD FOR PIGMENTED
ORGANIC COATINGS ON ALUMINUM EXTRUSIONS.]
         1. Organic Coating: Provide a thermosetting-modified acrylic enamel primer and topcoat
            system complying with AAMA 603.8, except provide a minimum dry film thickness of 1.5
            mil, medium gloss.

[UNLESS COLOR REQUIREMENTS HAVE BEEN PRE-SELECTED AND CAN BE SPECIFIED, RETAIN ONE OF
THE COLOR REQUIREMENTS LISTED BELOW. MOST MANUFACTURERS OFFER A WIDE RANGE OF
COLORS.]
           2. Color: As indicated by reference to manufacturer’s standard color designations.

           3. Color: Match Architect’s samples.

           4. Color: As selected by the Architect from manufacturer’s standard colors.


PART 3 - EXECUTION

3.01   PREPARATION

       A. Examine walls, floors, and ceilings for suitable conditions where interior aluminum frames are
          to be installed.

       B. Verify that wall thickness does not exceed standard tolerances allowed by throat size
          indicated.

       C. Proceed with installation only after unsatisfactory conditions have been corrected.

3.02   INSTALLATION

       A. Installation shall meet or exceed all applicable federal, state and local requirements,
          referenced standards and conform to codes and ordinances of authorities having jurisdiction.

       B. All installation shall be in accordance with manufacturer’s published recommendations.

       C. Comply with approved Shop Drawings.

       D. Install frames plumb and square, securely anchored to substrates with fasteners
          recommended by frame manufacturer.



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       E. Install partition components in the longest possible lengths; components up to 48 inches
          (1200 mm) long must be one (1) piece. Fasten to suspended ceiling grid on maximum 48-
          inch (1200-mm) centers, using sheet metal screws or other fasteners approved by frame
          manufacturer.

           1. Use concealed installation clips to ensure that splices and connections are tightly butted
              and properly aligned.

           2. Secure clips to main structural extrusion components and not to snap-in or trim members.

           3. Do not leave screws or other fasteners exposed to view when installation is complete.

3.03   CLEANING AND ADJUSTING

       A. Clean exposed frames promptly after installation, using cleaning methods recommended by
          frame manufacturer.

           1. Clean and maintain anodized aluminum according to AAMA 609.

[DELETE SUBPARAGRAPH ABOVE OR BELOW]
           2. Clean and maintain painted aluminum extrusions according to AAMA 610.1.

       B. Touch up marred areas so touch up is not visible from a distance of 48 inches (1200 mm).
          Remove and replace frames with damaged finish that cannot be satisfactorily repaired.

3.04   PROTECTION

       A. Provide protection required to ensure that framing will be without damage or deterioration on
          Substantial Completion.



                                     END OF SECTION 08 12 16




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