Glass Masonry, Inc.

 

SPECIFICATIONS

PART 1    GENERAL
1.01  WORK INCLUDED
A.  WECK GLASS BLOCKS
B.  WECK GLASS BLOCKS with (45, 60 or 90)
     minute U.L. fire rating.
C.  Integral joint reinforcing.
D.  mortars and sealants.

1.02  RELATED WORK
A.  Section (_______ - _______) Masonry.
B.  Section (_______ - _______) Lintels.
C.  Section (_______ - _______) Sealants.

1.03  REFERENCES
A.  ASTM C15382, Hot Dipped Zinc Coating.
B.  ASTM C144, Aggregate for Masonry.
C.  ASTM C150, Portland Cement.
D.  ASTM C207, Hydrated Lime for Masonry.
E.  ASTM C207, Mortar for Unit Masonry.
F.  Underwriters Laboratories Building 
     Materials Directory, 1998 Edition.

1.04  SUBMITTALS
A.  Submit Weck Catalog.
B.  Submit ________ WECK GLASS BLOCK of
      each type for approval.

1.05  ENVIRONMENTAL 
        REQUIREMENTS

A.  Maintain materials and ambient air   
      temperatures to a minimum of 40F prior to,
      during and 48 hours after completion of 
      work.
B.  Protect WECK GLASS BLOCK from 
     moisture prior to construction.
      

     WARRANTIES AND REMEDIES
                 LIMITATIONS

The products shall be free from defects relating to production for a period of 5 years after the date of purchase, but this warranty shall not extend to installation workmanship, accessory materials, or conditions of application, or the performance or results of an installation containing the product. The warranty described in this paragraph shall be IN LIEU OF any other warranty, express or implied, including but not limited to any implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. The buyer's sole and exclusive remedy against Glashaus Inc. and/or J. Weck Gmb H u. Co. shall be for the replacement, but not installation, of defective products.
Glashaus Inc. will deliver the replacement products to the location where the defective products were originally purchased. The buyer agrees that no other remedy (including, but not limited to, incidental or consequential damages for lost profits, lost sales or injury to person or property) shall be available to the buyer, regardless of the theory of liability upon which any such damages are claimed. This warranty supersedes all prior warranties and representations regarding Weck Glass Block. 



      

PART 2    PRODUCTS
2.01  ACCEPTABLE 
        MANUFACTURERS

A.  J. WECK GmbH u. Co.

2.02  GLASS UNITS
A.  _______ X _______ X _______ inch.
B.  _______ X _______ X _______ inch with
      (45, 60 or 90) minute listed U.L. fire rating.
C.  Color (Cleartone or Goldtone) ___________
D.  Pattern _____________________________
E.  Edge Coating -- White latex based paint.

2.03  ACCESSORIES
A.  Joint Reinforcing: Ladder type, hot dipped
      galvanized, 2-9 guage parallel longitudinal
      wire at 2" o.c. or 3-7/8" wide block or 1-5/8"
      for 3-1/8" wide block and cross rods 
      welded at 8" o.c.
B.  Panel Anchors: 20 guage X 1-3/4" X 24" hot
     dipped galvanized steel with staggered 
     perforations as supplied by Glass Masonry, 
     Inc.
C.  Perimeter Chase: Masonry recess, aluminum
     channel or steel channel.
D.  Asphalt Emulsion: Karnac 100 or equal.
E.  Expansion Strips: 3/8" X 3-1/2" polyethylene
     plastic or glass fiber.
F.  Sealant: Silicone Type __________ Color.
G. Backer Rod: As recommended by sealant 
     supplier.

2.04  MORTAR MATERIALS
A.  Shall be prepared according to ASTM C270
      for Type 5 Mortar. Mortar to have 1 part 
      Portland Cement (Type 1), 1 part lime and 
      4-1/2 to 6 parts of fine sand passing No. 20 
      sieve and free of iron compounds to avoid
      stains. Use white Portland Cement and silica 
      sand for white joints. Mix mortar drier than
      normal and only an amount that will be used 
      in 1/2 to 1 hour. Glass block will not absorb 
      water the same as brick. Do not use 
      retempered mortar. Do not use antifreeze
      compounds or accelerators.
B.  Add ______ mortar color per manufacturer's
     instructions. Side walls of WECK GLASS 
     BLOCK must be same color as mortar. If 
     mortar is not white, strip paint and repaint
     with colored latex paint.
C.  Add Latricrete 8510 to increase water-
     proofing qualities of mortar.

 

     Technical drawings have
     been developed on disks
     for CAD systems.

          DIN EN ISO 9001 Certified

PART 3    EXECUTION
3.01  PREPARATION
A.  Verify that pocket recesses or chases
      provided under other sections are
      accurately located and sized.
B.  Establish and protect lines, levels and
     coursing.

3/02  INSTALLATION
A.  Arrange coursing pattern to provide con-
      sistant joint work throuhout.
B.  Locate and secure perimeter metal chase.
C.  Coat sill under units with asphalt emulsion
      as a bond breaked.
D.  Mortar joints must be solid. Furrowing not
     permitted. Neatly tool surface to a concave
     joint.
E.  Place panel reinforcing in horizontal joint
     above first course of block and not more
     than 18" o.c. for Standard Series, every
     other course for Thinline Series and every
     course for Fire Stop Series. Panel anchors
     if used shall be installed in the same joints
     as reinforcing.
F.  Isolate panel from adjacent construction on
     sides and top with expansion strips. Keep
     expansion joint voids clear of mortar.
G.  Maintain uniform joint width of 1/4" 1/8".
H.  Maximum variation from plane of unit to next
     unit - 1/32".
I.   Maximum variation of panel from plane -
     1/16".
J.  Do not use retempered mortar.
K. Do not tap glass block with steel tools.
L. When mortar has set, pack backer rod in
    jamb and head channels. Recess to allow
    for  sealant.
M. Apply sealant.

3.03  CLEANING
A.  Remove excess mortar from glass
      surfaces with a damp cloth before set
      occurs.
B.  Number 4 steel wool can be used to
     remove remaining mortar.


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