Melton Classics Incorporated

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PolyWood Classic Shutter Specification

PART 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.
    1. C. Product Data: Manufacturer’s data sheets on each product to be used, including:
    2. 1. Preparation instructions and recommendations.
    3. 2. Storage and handling requirements and recommendations.
    4. 3. Installation methods.
  • D. Selection Samples: For each finish product specified, two complete sets of color
    chips representing manufacturer’s 40 standard colors.
  • E. Verification Samples: For each finish product specified, two samples, minimum size
    6 inches (150 mm) square, representing actual product, color, and textures.
    • 1.4 QUALITY ASSURANCE

      • A. Thermal Stability: Fiberglass louvers and side rails thermally stable from minus 100
        degrees F (minus 38 C) to 200 degrees F (93 C).

      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 limited lifetime warranty on structural components and manufacturers
        defects and factory applied finish. Warranty is limited to the original purchaser.
      • B. Provide a limited ten year warranty on structural components and factory applied
        paint finish.
      • C. Provide a limited three year warranty on structural components and manufacturers
        defects.

      PART 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 Poly/Wood Classic Collection Raised Panel
        Shutters fabricated of high density solid core composite material. Finished raised
        panel is 1 inch (25 mm) thick. Shutters are finished with two part urethane paint,
        oven cured.
      • 1. Style:
        a. Standard.
        b. Single panel.
        c. Extra panel (3 panel).
        d. Extra panel (4 panel).
        e. Flat panel.
        f. Arch or radius top.
        g. V-Groove flat panel
        h. Custom rail location.
        2. Width:
        a. _____ inch (____ mm).
        b. As indicated on the Drawings.
        3. Height:
        a. _____ inch (____ mm).
        b. As indicated on the Drawings.
        4. Colors:
        a. Pine 644.
        b. White 631.
        c. Walnut 641.
        d. Craftsman Brown 659.
        e. Federal Brown 635.
        f. Hammered Silver 661.
        g. Roycraft Mist Gray 664.
        h. Chelsea Gray 662.
        i. Evergreen 638.
        j. Deep Sea Blue 637.
        k. Pewter 646.
        l. Roycraft Pewter 663.
        m. Midnight Sky 639.
        n. Tempest Blue 666.
        o. Hamilton Blue 667.
        p. Harbor 645.
        q. Rockwood Dark Green 656.
        r. Rockwood Shutter Green 654.
        s. Roycraft Bottle Green 655.
        t. Forest Green 633.
        u. Charleston Green 653.
        v. Weathered Shingle 660.
        w. Rockwood Medium Brown 658.
        x. Garnet 669.
        y. Polished Mahogany 657.
        z. Roycraft Copper Red 668.
        aa. Board and Batten Red 650.
        bb. Black 632.
        cc. Cascade 647.
        dd. Bordeaux 640.
        ee. Sand 642.
        ff. Plum Creek 643.
        gg. Prime finish.
        hh. Custom color as selected.
      • B. Louver Shutters: Melton Classics Poly/Wood Classic Collection Faux Closed
        Louvered Colonial Shutters fabricated of high density solid core wood composite
        material. Finished louver is 1-1/4 inch (32 mm) thick. Shutters are finished with two
        part urethane paint, oven cured.

        1. 1. Style:
        2. a. Standard.
        3. b. Additional Rails.
        4. 2. Width:
        5. a. _____ inch (____ mm).
        6. b. As indicated on the Drawings.
        7. 3. Height:
        8. a. _____ inch (____ mm).
        9. b. As indicated on the Drawings.
        10. 4. Colors:
        11. a. Pine 644.
        12. b. White 631.
        13. c. Walnut 641.
        14. d. Craftsman Brown 659.
        15. e. Federal Brown 635.
        16. f. Hammered Silver 661.
        17. g. Roycraft Mist Gray 664.
        18. h. Chelsea Gray 662.
        19. i. Evergreen 638.
        20. j. Deep Sea Blue 637.
        21. k. Pewter 646.
        22. l. Roycraft Pewter 663.
        23. m. Midnight Sky 639.
        24. n. Tempest Blue 666.
        25. o. Hamilton Blue 667.
        26. p. Harbor 645.
        27. q. Rockwood Dark Green 656.
        28. r. Rockwood Shutter Green 654.
        29. s. Roycraft Bottle Green 655.
        30. t. Forest Green 633.
        31. u. Charleston Green 653.
        32. v. Weathered Shingle 660.
        33. w. Rockwood Medium Brown 658.
        34. x. Garnet 669.
        35. y. Polished Mahogany 657.
        36. z. Roycraft Copper Red 668.
        37. aa. Board and Batten Red 650.
        38. bb. Black 632.
        39. cc. Cascade 647.
        40. dd. Bordeaux 640.
        41. ee. Sand 642.
        42. ff. Plum Creek 643.
        43. gg. Prime finish.
        44. hh. Custom color as selected.
      • C. Board and Batten Shutters: Melton Classics Poly/Wood Classic Collection Board
        and Batten Shutters fabricated of high density solid core wood composite material.
        Finished board and batten is 1-1/2 inch (38 mm) thick. Shutters are finished with two
        part urethane paint, oven cured.
        1. 1. Style:
        2. a. Standard.
        3. b. Z-Bar.
        4. c. Extra batten.
        5. d. No battens.
        6. e. Arch or radius top.
        7. f. Cut out.
        8. g. Custom horizontal groove.
        9. h. Custom diagonal groove.
        10. 2. Width:
        11. a. _____ inch (____ mm).
        12. b. As indicated on the Drawings.
        13. 3. Height:
        14. a. _____ inch (____ mm).
        15. b. As indicated on the Drawings.
        16. 4. Colors:
        17. a. Pine 644.
        18. b. White 631.
        19. c. Walnut 641.
        20. d. Craftsman Brown 659.
        21. e. Federal Brown 635.
        22. f. Hammered Silver 661.
        23. g. Roycraft Mist Gray 664.
        24. h. Chelsea Gray 662.
        25. i. Evergreen 638.
        26. j. Deep Sea Blue 637.
        27. k. Pewter 646.
        28. l. Roycraft Pewter 663.
        29. m. Midnight Sky 639.
        30. n. Tempest Blue 666.
        31. o. Hamilton Blue 667.
        32. p. Harbor 645.
        33. q. Rockwood Dark Green 656.
        34. r. Rockwood Shutter Green 654.
        35. s. Roycraft Bottle Green 655.
        36. t. Forest Green 633.
        37. u. Charleston Green 653.
        38. v. Weathered Shingle 660.
        39. w. Rockwood Medium Brown 658.
        40. x. Garnet 669.
        41. y. Polished Mahogany 657.
        42. z. Roycraft Copper Red 668.
        43. aa. Board and Batten Red 650.
        44. bb. Black 632.
        45. cc. Cascade 647.
        46. dd. Bordeaux 640.
        47. ee. Sand 642.
        48. ff. Plum Creek 643.
        49. gg. Prime finish.
        50. hh. Custom color as selected.

      2.4 HARDWARE

      • A. Melton Classics Poly/Wood Classic Raised Panel, Louver, Combination, or Board
        and Batten Shutters Hardware only.
        1. 1. Hardware:
        2. a. Pintel: Provide in same size pairs.
        3. 1) Pintel plate size – 1-1/2 inch (38 mm) by 3-1/2 inch (89 mm) by
        4. 1/8 inch (3.2 mm), Pin diameter 3/8 inch (9.5 mm).
        5. 2) Stainless Steel with a matte black powder coat finish.
        6. 3) Offsets:
        7. a) 1/2 inch (12.5 mm).
        8. b) 1-1/2 inch (38 mm).
        9. c) 2-1/4 inch (57 mm).
        10. d) 3-1/2 inch (89 mm).
        11. b. 4 inch (102 mm) Lag Pintel: Provide in pairs.
        12. 1) Stainless Steel with a matte black powder coat finish.
        13. c. 6 inch (152 mm) L-Hinge: Provide in same size pairs.
        14. 1) Stainless Steel with a matte black powder coat finish.
        15. 2) Offsets:
        16. a) 0 inch.
        17. b) 1/2 inch (12.5 mm).
        18. c) 1-1/2 inch (38 mm).
        19. d) 2-1/4 inch (57 mm).
        20. d. 9 inch (229 mm) adjustable L-Hinge: provide in pairs.
        21. 1) Stainless Steel with a matte black powder coat finish.
        22. e. 10 inch (254 mm) Strap Hinge: Provide in same size pairs.
        23. 1) Stainless Steel with a matte black powder coat finish.
        24. 2) Offsets:
        25. a) 0 inch
        26. b) 1/2 inch (12.5 mm).
        27. c) 1-1/2 inch (38 mm).
        28. d) 2-1/4 inch (57 mm).
        29. f. 12 inch (305 mm) Strap Hinge: Provide in same size pairs.
        30. 1) Stainless Steel with a matte black powder coat finish.
        31. 2) Offsets:
        32. a) 1/2 inch (12.5 mm).
        33. b) 1-1/2 inch (38 mm).
        34. g. 10 inch (254 mm) Backplate: Provide in same size pairs.
        35. 1) Stainless Steel with a matte black powder coat finish.
        36. h. 12 inch (305 mm) Backplate: Provide in same size pairs.
        37. 1) Stainless Steel with a matte black powder coat finish.
        38. i. Jamb Pintel: Provide in same size pairs.
        39. 1) Stainless Steel with a matte black powder coat finish.
        40. 2) Offsets:
        41. a) 1 inch (25 mm).
        42. b) 2 inch (51 mm).
        43. j. Flat Hinge:
        44. 1) Stainless Steel, 12 gauge with matte black powder coat finish.
        45. 2) Offsets:
        46. a) 1/2 inch (12.5 mm).
        47. b) 1-1/2 inch (38 mm).
        48. c) 2-1/4 inch (57 mm).
        49. k. 6 inch (152 mm) L-Hinge back Plate: Stainless Steel with matte black
          powder coat finish. Provided in pairs.
        50. l. Flat Hinge back Plate: Stainless Steel with matte black powder coat
          finish. Provided in pairs.
        51. m. Pintel Shim: Stackable, black polyamide plastic, 1/4 inch (6 mm) thick.
        52. n. S Holdback: Stainless Steel with matte black powder coat finish.
        53. Provided in pairs with Stainless Steel lag bolt, washer, and cotter pin.

        54. o. Dog Post Holdback: Stainless Steel with matte black powder coat
          finish. Provided in pairs.
        55. p. Shutter Slide Bolt, 12 inch (305 mm). Stainless Steel with matte black
          powder coat finish.
        56. 1) Non-locking slide bolt.
        57. 2) Locking slide bolt.
        58. q. Acorn Holdback.
        59. r. Rat Tail Holdback: stainless steel with matte black powder coat finish.
          Provide in pairs.
        60. s. Storm Bar:
        61. 1) Provide one storm bars for shutters smaller than 60 inches (152
          mm) in height.
        62. 2) Provide two storm bars are for shutters larger than 60 inches
          (152 mm) in height.
      • B. Melton Classics Premium Collection Bahama Shutter Hardware only.
        1. 1. Hardware:
        2. a. Male Hinge:
        3. 1) Plate size – 1-1/8 inch (28 mm) backplate.
        4. b. Female Hinge, 2-3/8 inch (60 mm):
        5. 1) Plate size 1-1/4 inch (32 mm) with 1/4 inch (6 mm) lip.
        6. 2) Projection 2-3/8 inch (60 mm).
        7. c. Female Hinge, 3-3/8 inch (86 mm):
        8. 1) Plate size 1-1/4 inch (32 mm) with 1/4 inch (6 mm) lip.
        9. 2) Projection 3-3/8 inch (86 mm).
        10. d. Tilt Arms:
        11. 1) Aluminum tilt arms with nylon end caps.
        12. 2) Nylon hinges/eye end sets.
        13. 3) Stainless steel clevis pins:

      PART 3 EXECUTION

      .1 EXAMINATION

      • A. Do not begin installation until substrates have been properly prepared.

      • B. If substrate preparation is the responsibility of another installer, notify Architect of
        unsatisfactory preparation before proceeding.

      • C. Commencement of work will imply acceptance of substrate.

      3.2 PREPARATION

      • A. Clean surfaces thoroughly prior to installation.
      • B. Prepare surfaces using the methods recommended by the manufacturer for
        achieving the best result for the substrate under the project conditions.

      3.3 INSTALLATION

      • A. Install in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions and with no fasteners through
        the face of the shutters.
      • B. Adjust operable units for smooth unobstructed operation.
      • C. Melton Classics ProSeries Shutters require a light sanding using a 360 grit
        sandpaper prior to top coat application to achieve proper paint adhesion.

      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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