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 details 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
specified. 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. Installation 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
shop drawings. Plumb and align faces
in a single plane and erect doors square and true adequately anchored. After
completion of installation, screens shall be in working order and clean.
Manufacturer will supply a written one-year
warranty on all products.
American Society for Testing and Materials
(ASTM), American Welding Society (AWS)
and Clean up
Install in accordance with approved shop drawings
and specifications. Erect guards and other work of this section,
and plumb with horizontal lines
level. Secure connections and attachment. Adjust guards and hardware
and leave in working order where applicable. Clean work of
this section upon completion.
Remove debris resulting from work of this section.
PART 2 – PRODUCT
Avant Guards Manufacturing
219 Cook Street
Brooklyn, NY 11206
(718)366-6565 fax: (718)366-0010
Wire Mesh Protection Screen
The steel mainframe shall
be channel design 1" x _" x 1/8" notched
and welded smooth.
The steel sub frame shall be angle design 1 _" x 1 _" x 1/8" notched
and welded smooth.
10 or 11 gauge diamond mesh
9 gauge 1 _" square
other options available
Welding shall comply with requirements of AWS. Grind
welds smooth. Window guards, unless otherwise shown, shall cover
entire window opening. Provide
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 an
applied thermoplastic polyester powder coating, which shall be applied
and baked to a hard mar-resistant finish in a standard or custom
is available for installation.
Locks and Hardware
3 _" x 2 _" F.P. butts
brass pin hinges, to have 2 hinges for guards under 5', and
3 hinges per guard 5' and over.
The infill hardware consists of bolts, clevises,
stainless steel pins, oil tempered coil springs, washers, and full
1/8" x 3/8" shock
Chains and Pins