** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** If necessary, make a brief list of the items required.
STONEPLY ALUMINUM COMPOSITE BACKED PANELS
1.2 WORK INCLUDED
Furnish all materials, labor, tools, equipment, engineering, and services to install composite stone panels of natural stone bonded to aluminum composite backing with high strength epoxy.
Furnish and install supplementary framework, anchors and accessories as shown in drawings for a complete and secure installation.
1.3 RELATED WORK SPECIFIED ELSEWHERE
Dimensional Stone: Section 04400
Cold Formed Metal Framing: Section 05400
Rough Carpentry: Section 06100 Supplementary supports for large items.
Insulation and Firesafing: Section 07200
Joint Sealants: Section 07920
Gypsum Sheathing: Section 09250
Product Data: Submit product specifications and manufacturer's installation instructions.
Shop Drawings: Submit shop drawings for Architect's review and approval prior to fabrication, including pertinent details for installation, showing joint locations, layout plan, alignments, sizes, attachments, supports, accessories, corner details and adaptation of system to specific project.
Engineering Calculations: Submit engineering calculations to the Architect, stamped and certified by a Registered Professional Engineer attesting adequacy of system to meet required loads.
Samples: Submit a minimum of one 6" x 6" sample for each type of stone required.
Test Data: Submit a summary of testing conducted verifying panel performance characteristics.
1.5 QUALITY ASSURANCE
Manufacturer Qualifications: The stone panel manufacturer shall have at minimum a 3 year demonstrated capability to produce panels of the quality and scope required.
Installer Qualifications: Regularly engaged and experienced in the installation of composite natural stone veneer composite.
The stone panel manufacturer shall supply a 5 year limited warranty for the panels covering defects in stone panel lamination.
1.7 DELIVERY, STORAGE, AND HANDLING
Transport, lift, and handle units with care, avoiding excessive stress and preventing damage; use appropriate equipment.
Store products in manufacturer's unopened packaging until ready for installation, in a clean dry area protected from weather, moisture and damage; store units upright and not stacked unless permitted by manufacturer.