Requests for substitutions will be considered in accordance with provisions of Section 01600.
Glass Fiber Reinforced Plastic Fabrications: Molded surface coat over polyester resin laminate reinforced with glass fiber and structural reinforcing as required.
Surface Coat: Ultraviolet inhibited coat.
Surface Coat: As selected.
Texture on Exposed Side: _______________.
Glass Fiber: "E" type random chopped fibers.
Glass Content: 10 to 30 percent by weight.
Shell Thickness: 3/16 inch (5mm), minimum.
Compressive Strength: 17000 psi (117MPa), when tested in accordance with ASTM D 695.
Thermal Expansion Coefficient: 10 x 10-6 per degree Fahrenheit (5.56 x 10-6 per degree Celsius)
Specific Gravity: 1.5
Variation in Thickness from Nominal: ±1/4" (6mm).
Variation in Thickness of Gel Coat: ±2.5 mils (0.06mm), maximum.
Provide concealed reinforced anchorage points for anchors of type recommended by manufacturer.
Cure and clean prior to shipment; remove material that may be toxic to plant or animal life or incompatible with adjacent building materials.
Part 3 – Execution
Do not begin installation until substrates have been properly constructed.
If substrate preparation is the responsibility of another installer, notify Architect of unsatisfactory preparation before proceeding.
Check field dimensions before beginning installation. If dimensions vary too much from design dimensions for proper installation, notify Architect and wait for instructions before beginning installation.
Clean surfaces thoroughly prior to installation.
Prepare surfaces using the methods recommended by the manufacturer for achieving the best result for the substrate under the project conditions.
Install supplementary, temporary, and permanent supports as required for proper installation.
Install in accordance with applicable code and manufacturer’s recommendations; shim where necessary.
Protect installed products until completion of project.
Touch-up, repair, or replace damaged products before Substantial Completion.
Do not allow access until protective ground surfacing is in place, and inspections are complete.