PART 1 – GENERAL
The screen shown on the plans and herein specified
is manufactured by Avant Guards.
The manufacturer's name and products have been used to establish the standard
of construction and quality of workmanship required for this project. Manufacturers
bidding on this project must be actively engaged in the fabrication of specified
items for 3 years.
Manufacturers requesting approval to bid their product
as equal must submit to the architect shop drawings that include
of attachment to surrounding
materials and elevations showing scope of the project.
Items provided in the section shall be manufactured
and fabricated by firms with 3 years experience in type of work
Performance and testing
with sag, impact, and forced entry resistance tests of ANSI/SMA 6001-1990,
American National Standard. Specifications for Protection Screens must
meet the performance
requirements for a Heavy Rating.
Delivery, Storage, and Handling
Before and during shipment to site,
adequately protect products. Products should be stored in conditions
that protect from damage.
shall be by
installers experienced in type of work specified for respective item.
Verify that openings fit allowable tolerances are plumb,
level, provide a solid anchoring surface and comply with approved
in a single plane and erect doors square and true adequately
anchored. After completion of installation, screens shall be in
Manufacturer will supply a written one-year warranty on
American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), American
Welding Society (AWS)
Installation, adjusting, and Clean up
Install in accordance with
approved shop drawings and specifications. Erect guards and other
work of this section, rigid,
straight, and plumb with
level. Secure connections and attachment. Adjust
guards and hardware and leave in working order where applicable.
work of this
Remove debris resulting from work of this section
PART 2 – PRODUCT
Avant Guards Manufacturing
219 Cook Street
Brooklyn, NY 11206
Steel Security Screen Materials
The steel mainframe and sub frame
are to be constructed of 12 or 14 gauge.
A brace is required for
guards over 52" high.
Scribe angles or channels are optional as per specification.
An overlap welded to the mainframe of the screen
is required to prevent a gap for direct tampering between the mainframe
and the sub
12, 14, and 16 gauges perforated panel
18 and 20 gauges stainless perforated panel
10 and 12 mesh stainless
Welding shall comply with requirements of AWS. Grind
welds smooth. Window guards, unless otherwise shown, shall cover
accessories of size and construction as shown on drawings. Window guards
over 5' wide or 8' high will be fabricated in two sections.
All interior and exterior surfaces of the mainframe and shall
be thoroughly cleaned in a three-step bonderizing process. The
surfaces shall receive
applied thermoplastic polyester powder coating, which shall be applied
and baked to a hard mar-resistant finish in a standard or custom color.
is available for installation.
Locks and Hardware
Concealed stainless steel pin hinges, to have 2 hinges
for guards under 5', and 3 hinges per guard 5' and over.