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 (_______ -
B. Section (_______ - _______) Lintels.
C. Section (_______ - _______) Sealants.
A. ASTM C15382, Hot Dipped
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.
A. Submit Weck Catalog.
B. Submit ________ WECK GLASS BLOCK of
each type for approval.
A. Maintain materials and
temperatures to a minimum of 40ºF prior
during and 48 hours after completion
B. Protect WECK GLASS BLOCK from
moisture prior to construction.
WARRANTIES AND REMEDIES
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.
A. J. WECK GmbH u. Co.
2.02 GLASS UNITS
A. _______ X _______ X
B. _______ X _______ X _______ inch with
(45, 60 or 90) minute listed U.L. fire
C. Color (Cleartone or Goldtone) ___________
D. Pattern _____________________________
E. Edge Coating -- White latex based paint.
A. Joint Reinforcing:
Ladder type, hot dipped
galvanized, 2-9 guage parallel
wire at 2" o.c. or 3-7/8" wide
block or 1-5/8"
for 3-1/8" wide block and cross
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
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
2.04 MORTAR MATERIALS
A. Shall be prepared
according to ASTM C270
for Type 5 Mortar. Mortar to have 1
Portland Cement (Type 1), 1 part lime
4-1/2 to 6 parts of fine sand passing No.
sieve and free of iron compounds to avoid
stains. Use white Portland Cement and
sand for white joints. Mix mortar drier
normal and only an amount that will be
in 1/2 to 1 hour. Glass block will not
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.
been developed on disks
for CAD systems.
DIN EN ISO 9001 Certified
A. Verify that pocket
recesses or chases
provided under other sections are
accurately located and sized.
B. Establish and protect lines, levels and
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
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
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 -
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
M. Apply sealant.
A. Remove excess mortar
surfaces with a damp cloth before set
B. Number 4 steel wool can be used to
remove remaining mortar.