Melton Classics Incorporated

Hand Crafted, Classically Inspired Architectural Columns, Balustrades & Details

Classic Architectural Shutter Specification

1. GENERAL

1.1 SECTION INCLUDES

A. Functional exterior shutters.

B. Exterior shutter hardware.

1.2 RELATED SECTIONS

A. Section 09900 – Paints and Coatings.

1.3 SUBMITTALS

A. Submit under provisions of Section 01300.

B. Shop Drawings: Show materials, layout, dimensions, profiles, fasteners and anchors, hardware, finishes, and interface with adjacent construction.

C. Product Data: Manufacturer’s data sheets on each product to be used, including:

  1. Preparation instructions and recommendations.
  2. Storage and handling requirements and recommendations.
  3. Installation methods.

D. Selection Samples: For each finish product specified, two complete sets of color chips representing manufacturer’s 26 standard colors or Custom Colors.

E. Verification Samples: For each finish product specified, one sample, minimum size 12 inches (300 mm) square, representing actual product, color, and textures.

1.4 QUALITY ASSURANCE

A. Thermal Stability: ABS Plastic louvers finished with two part Solar Reflective Polyurethane Enamel are thermally stable up to 200 degrees F (94 C).

B. Thermal Stability: reinforced polymerized aluminum alloy structural louvers for wider spans up to 48″ and side rails finished with two part Solar Reflective Polyurethane Enamel thermally stable up to 800 degrees F (427 C)

C. Thermal Stability: expanded foam PVC top middle and bottom rails and panel shutters finished with two part Solar Reflective Polyurethane Enamel thermally stable up to 200 degrees F (94 C) with ASTM standard E84 and class A fire rating

1.5 DELIVERY, STORAGE, AND HANDLING

A. Deliver materials to site in manufacturer’s original, unopened packaging, with labels clearly identifying product name and manufacturer.

B. Store products in manufacturer’s unopened packaging until ready for installation.

C. Store materials in a clean, cool and dry area in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions. Do not leave unopened shutters in direct sunlight.

D. Protect materials during handling and installation to prevent damage.

1.6 PROJECT CONDITIONS

A. Maintain environmental conditions (temperature, humidity, and ventilation) within limits recommended by manufacturer for optimum results. Do not install products under environmental conditions outside manufacturer’s absolute limits.

1.7 WARRANTY

A. Provide with a lifetime warranty on structural components and finish under normal weather conditions. Hardware is warrantied from manufacturer’s defects. Warranty is limited to the original purchaser. “this is not to supersede warranty available on our website www.meltonclassics.com”

2. PRODUCTS

2.1 MANUFACTURERS

2.2 Acceptable Manufacturer: Melton Classics Inc. PO Box 465020 Lawrenceville, GA 30042 Phone: 800-963-3060 Fax: 770-962-6988 Email: sales@meltonclassics.com Website: www.MeltonClassics.com

A. Substitutions: Not permitted.

B. Requests for substitutions will be considered in accordance with provisions of Section 01600.

2.3 SHUTTERS

A. Raised Panel Shutters: Melton Classics Inc. Classic Architectural Collection Raised Panel Shutters fabricated of high density PVC sheet machined and interlocked with Reinforced polymerized aluminum alloy stiles. Finished Raised Panel is 1.25 inch (32 mm) thick. Shutters are finished with two part Solar Reflective Polyurethane Enamel, oven cured.

    1. Style:
      1. Standard two panel.
      2. Single panel.
      3. Extra panel (3 panel or Tri panel).
      4. Flat panel.
      5. Custom rail location.
      6.  Arch or radius top.
      7. V-Groove flat panel.
      8. Rabbeted edge with beading.
      9.  Cut out.
      10.  Custom make.
    2. Width:
      1. _____ inch (____ mm).
      2. As indicated on the Drawings.
    3. Height:
      1. _____ in. (____ mm).
      2. As indicated on the Drawings.
    4. Colors:
      1. Bahama Blue 113
      2. Black 125
      3. Black Forest Green 122
      4. Board & Batten Red 110
      5. Bordeaux 111
      6. Charleston Green (New) 123
      7. Charleston Green (Old) 124
      8. Chelsea Gray 105
      9. Classic White 101
      10. Deep Sea Blue 116
      11. Driftwood 103
      12. Essex Green 119
      13. Evergreen 120
      14. Federal Brown 109
      15. Forest Green 118
      16. Hamilton Blue 115
      17. Hunter Green 117
      18. Pewter 104
      19. Polished Mahogany 112
      20. Quaker Bronze 108
      21. Roycroft Bottle Green 121
      22. Roycroft Pewter 106
      23. Stratford Blue 114
      24. Tricorn Black 126
      25. Weathered Shingle 107
      26. White 102
      27. Custom color as selected.

B. Louver Shutters: Melton Classics Inc. Classic Architectural Louvered Colonial Shutters fabricated with reinforced polymerized aluminum alloy stiles and horizontal louvers and ABS plastic louvers. High density PVC sheet is machined and interlocked with polymerized aluminum alloy stiles. Finished louver is 1-1/2 inch (38 mm) thick. Shutters are finished with two part Solar Reflective Polyurethane Enamel, oven cured.

    1. Style:
      1. Standard.
      2. Additional rails.
      3. Vertical mullion.
      4. Faux tilt rod.
      5. Custom top or bottom rail.
      6. Solid arch top. / full louver arch top
      7. Horns.
      8. Rabbeted edge.
      9. Bahama louver spacing.
      10. Custom louver spacing.
    2. Width:
      1. _____ inch (____ mm).
      2. As indicated on the Drawings.
    3. Height:
      1. _____ inch (____ mm).
      2. As indicated on the Drawings.
    4. Colors:
      1. Bahama Blue 113
      2. Black 125
      3. Black Forest Green 122
      4. Board & Batten Red 110
      5. Bordeaux 111
      6. Charleston Green (New) 123
      7. Charleston Green (Old) 124
      8. Chelsea Gray 105
      9. Classic White 101
      10. Deep Sea Blue 116
      11. Driftwood 103
      12. Essex Green 119
      13. Evergreen 120
      14. Federal Brown 109
      15. Forest Green 118
      16. Hamilton Blue 115
      17. Hunter Green 117
      18. Pewter 104
      19. Polished Mahogany 112
      20. Quaker Bronze 108
      21. Roycroft Bottle Green 121
      22. Roycroft Pewter 106
      23. Stratford Blue 114
      24. Tricorn Black 126
      25. Weathered Shingle 107
      26. White 102
      27. Custom color as selected.

C. Combination Shutters: Melton Classics Inc. Classic Architectural Collection Combination Shutters fabricated of reinforced polymerized aluminum alloy for vertical stiles, horizontal louvers and ABS plastic louvers. High-density PVC sheet is machined and interlocked with reinforced polymerized aluminum alloy stiles. Finished combination is 1-1/4 inch (32 mm) thick. Shutters are finished with two part Solar Reflective Polyurethane Enamel, oven cured.

    1. Style:
      1. Standard.
      2. Additional rail.
      3. Extra panel.
      4. Vertical mullion.
      5. Faux tilt rod.
      6. Custom rail sizes.
      7. Solid panel arch top / full louver arch top. Bahama lover spacing. Rabbeted edge.
      8. Bahama louver spacing.
      9. Rabbeted edge.
      10. Cut out.
    2. Width:
      1. _____ inch (____ mm).
      2. As indicated on the Drawings.
    3. Height:
      1. _____ inch (____ mm).
      2. As indicated on the Drawings.
    4. Colors:
      1. Bahama Blue 113
      2. Black 125
      3. Black Forest Green 122
      4. Board & Batten Red 110
      5. Bordeaux 111
      6. Charleston Green (New) 123
      7. Charleston Green (Old) 124
      8. Chelsea Gray 105
      9. Classic White 101
      10. Deep Sea Blue 116
      11. Driftwood 103
      12. Essex Green 119
      13. Evergreen 120
      14. Federal Brown 109
      15. Forest Green 118
      16. Hamilton Blue 115
      17. Hunter Green 117
      18. Pewter 104
      19. Polished Mahogany 112
      20. Quaker Bronze 108
      21. Roycroft Bottle Green 121
      22. Roycroft Pewter 106
      23. Stratford Blue 114
      24. Tricorn Black 126
      25. Weathered Shingle 107
      26. White 102
      27. Custom color as selected.

D. Bahama Shutters: Melton Classics Inc. Classic Architectural Bahama Shutters fabricated of reinforced polymerized aluminum alloy stiles, vertical mullions, horizontal louvers and ABS plastic louvers. High density PVC sheet is machined and interlocked with polymerized aluminum alloy stiles. Finished louver is 1-1/2 inch (38 mm) or 1-1/4 (32 mm) thick. Shutters are finished with two part Solar Reflective Polyurethane Enamel, oven cured.

    1. Style:
      1. Additional rails.
      2. Additional vertical mullion.
      3. Colonial louver spacing.
      4. Custom louver spacing.
    2. Width:
      1. Single Panel.
      2. Double panel with vertical mullion.
      3. Triple panel with vertical mullions.
      4. Four panel with vertical mullions.
      5. _____ inch (____ mm).
      6. As indicated on the Drawings.
    3. Height:
      1. _____ inch (____ mm).
      2. As indicated on the Drawings.
    4. Colors:
      1. Bahama Blue 113
      2. Black 125
      3. Black Forest Green 122
      4. Board & Batten Red 110
      5. Bordeaux 111
      6. Charleston Green (New) 123
      7. Charleston Green (Old) 124
      8. Chelsea Gray 105
      9. Classic White 101
      10. Deep Sea Blue 116
      11. Driftwood 103
      12. Essex Green 119
      13. Evergreen 120
      14. Federal Brown 109
      15. Forest Green 118
      16. Hamilton Blue 115
      17. Hunter Green 117
      18. Pewter 104
      19. Polished Mahogany 112
      20. Quaker Bronze 108
      21. Roycroft Bottle Green 121
      22. Roycroft Pewter 106
      23. Stratford Blue 114
      24. Tricorn Black 126
      25. Weathered Shingle 107
      26. White 102
      27. Custom color as selected.

E. Board and Batten Shutters: Melton Classics Inc. Classic Collection Board and Batten Shutters fabricated of high density solid core composite material. Finished shutter including batten is 1-3/4 inch thick (45 mm) thick. Shutters are finished with two part Solar Reflective Polyurethane Enamel, oven cured.

F.

    1. Style:
      1. Standard.
      2. Z-Bar (cross buck)
      3. Extra batten.
      4. No battens.
      5. Arch or radius top.
      6. Cut out.
      7. Custom horizontal groove.
      8. Custom diagonal groove.
    2. Width:
      1. _____ inch (____ mm).
      2. As indicated on the Drawings.
    3. Height:
      1. _____ inch (____ mm).
      2. As indicated on the Drawings.
    4. Colors:
      1. Bahama Blue 113
      2. Black 125
      3. Black Forest Green 122
      4. Board & Batten Red 110
      5. Bordeaux 111
      6. Charleston Green (New) 123
      7. Charleston Green (Old) 124
      8. Chelsea Gray 105
      9. Classic White 101
      10. Deep Sea Blue 116
      11. Driftwood 103
      12. Essex Green 119
      13. Evergreen 120
      14. Federal Brown 109
      15. Forest Green 118
      16. Hamilton Blue 115
      17. Hunter Green 117
      18. Pewter 104
      19. Polished Mahogany 112
      20. Quaker Bronze 108
      21. Roycroft Bottle Green 121
      22. Roycroft Pewter 106
      23. Stratford Blue 114
      24. Tricorn Black 126
      25. Weathered Shingle 107
      26. White 102
      27. Custom color as selected.

2.4 HARDWARE

A. Melton Classics Inc. Architectural Classic Raised Panel, Louver, Combination, or Board and Batten Shutters Hardware only.

    1. Hardware:
      1. Pintel: Provide in same size pairs.
        1. Pintel plate size – 1-1/2 inch (38mm) or 3/4 (38 mm)  by 1/8 inch (3.2 mm), Pin diameter 3/8 inch (9.5 mm).
        2. Stainless Steel or Galvanized steel with a matte black powder coat finish.
        3. Offsets:
          1. 3/4 inch (12.5 mm).
          2. 1-3/4 inch (38 mm).
          3. 2-1/4 inch (57 mm).
          4. 3-1/4 inch (89 mm).
      2. 4 inch (102 mm) or 6 inch (153mm) Lag Pintel: Provide in pairs.
        1. Stainless Steel or Galvanized Steel with a matte black powder coat finish.
      3. 6 inch (152 mm) L-Hinge: Provide in same size pairs.
        1. Stainless Steel or Galvanized Steel with a matte black powder coat finish.
        2. Offsets:
          1. 0 inch. (flat)
          2. 1/2 inch (12.5 mm).
          3. 1-3/4 inch (38 mm).
          4. 2-1/4 inch (57 mm).
      4. 10 inch (254 mm) Strap Hinge: Provide in same size pairs.
        1. Stainless Steel with a matte black powder coat finish.
        2. Offsets:
          1. 0 inch (flat)
          2. 1/2 inch (12.5 mm).
          3. 1-3/4 inch (38 mm).
      5. 12 inch (305 mm) Strap Hinge: Provide in same size pairs.
        1. Stainless Steel with a matte black powder coat finish.
        2. Offsets:
          1. 1/2 inch (12.5 mm).
          2. 1-3/4 inch (38 mm).
      6. Jamb Pintel (leaf pintel): Provide in same size pairs.
        1. Galvanized Steel with a matte black powder coat finish.
        2. Offsets:
          1. 1 1/4 inch (25 mm).
          2. 2 ¼ inch (51 mm).
      7. Flat Hinge (center hinge):
        1. Stainless Steel with matte black powder coat finish.
        2. Offsets:
          1. 0 inch (flat).
          2. 1/2 inch (12.5 mm).
          3. 1-3/4 inch (38 mm).
          4. 1-1/2 inch (38 mm).
      8. Pintel Shim: Stackable, black polyamide plastic, 1/4 inch (6 mm) thick.
      9. S Holdback: Stainless Steel or Aluminum with matte black powder coat finish. Provided in pairs with Stainless Steel lag bolt, washer, and cotter pin.
      10. Shutter Slide Bolt, 12 inch (305 mm). Stainless Steel with matte black powder coat finish.
        1. Non-locking slide bolt.
      11. Acorn Holdback. Stainless steel
      12. Rat Tail Holdback: Aluminum with matte black powder coat finish. Provide in pairs.
      13. Storm Bar:
        1. Provide two storm bars per opening

B. Melton Classics Inc. Bahama Shutter Hardware only.

    1. Hardware:
      1. Male Hinge:
        1. Plate size – 1-1/8 inch (28 mm) backplate.
      2. Female Hinge (standard) 2-3/8 inch (60 mm):
        1. Plate size 1-1/4 inch (32 mm) with 1/4 inch (6 mm) lip.
        2. Projection 2-3/8 inch (60 mm).
      3. Female Hinge, 3-3/8 inch (86 mm):
        1. Plate size 1-1/4 inch (32 mm) with 1/4 inch (6 mm) lip.
        2. Projection 3-3/8 inch (86 mm).
      4. Tilt Arms:
        1. Aluminum tilt arms with nylon or stainless steel end caps.
        2. Nylon or Stainless Steel hinges/eye end sets.
        3. Stainless steel clevis pins:

3. EXECUTION

3.1 EXAMINATION

A. Do not begin installation until shutters have been properly prepared.

3.2 PREPARATION

A. Clean surfaces thoroughly prior to installation.

3.3 INSTALLATION

A. Install in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions.

B. Adjust operable units for smooth unobstructed operation.

3.4 PROTECTION

A. Protect installed products from damage by weather and other work until Date of Substantial Completion.

B. Touch-up and repair damaged products before Date of Substantial Completion.

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