1.1 SECTION INCLUDES
A. Functional exterior shutters.
B. Exterior shutter hardware.
1.2 RELATED SECTIONS
A Section 09900 – Paints and Coatings.
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:
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 30″ 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
A. Provide with a 15 year 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”
2.2 Acceptable Manufacturer:
Melton Classics Inc.
PO Box 465020 Lawrenceville, GA 30042
Phone: 800-963-3060; Fax: 770-962-6988
A. Substitutions: Not permitted.
B. Requests for substitutions will be considered in accordance with provisions of Section 01600.
A. Raised Panel Shutters:Melton Classics Inc. Colonial Classic Raised Panel Shutters fabricated of high density PVC sheet machined and interlocked with Reinforced polymerized aluminum alloy stiles. Finished Raised Panel is 1 inch (26 mm) thick. Shutters are finished with two part Solar Reflective Polyurethane Enamel, oven cured.
B. Louver Shutters: Melton Classics Inc.Colonial Classic Louvered Shutters fabricated of 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 inch (26 mm) thick. Shutters are finished with two part Solar Reflective Polyurethane Enamel, oven cured.
C. Board and Batten Shutters:Melton Classics Inc. Colonial Classic Board and Batten Shutters fabricated of high density solid core composite material. Finished shutter including batten is 1-1/2 inch thick (39 mm) thick. Shutters are finished withtwo part Solar Reflective Polyurethane Enamel, oven cured.
A. Melton Classics Inc.Colonial Classic Raised Panel, Louver or Board and Batten Shutters Hardware only.
A. Do not begin installation until shutters have been properly prepared.
A. Clean surfaces thoroughly prior to installation.
A. Install in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions.
B. Adjust operable units for smooth unobstructed operation.
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.