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  DuPont CORIAN  

CSI - Open Spec - Vanity Tops. CSI 3-Part Specifications.

(Notes and comments are shown in italics. These should be removed before printing this specification. References to CORIAN® Surfaces drawings and bulletins can be retained for a closed CORIAN spec but should be removed

for an open spec.)

[THIS SECTION MAY ALSO BE LOCATED UNDER

MASTERFORMAT HEADING 09540, "SPECIAL SURFACES." ]

SECTION 06650

SOLID POLYMER FABRICATIONS

I. GENERAL

1.01 DESCRIPTION

A. Work described in this section:

1. Lavatory tops with seamed bowls

2. Lavatory tops with undermount bowls

3. Lavatory tops with integral bowls


B. Related work specified elsewhere:

1. (Finish carpentry.)(Architectural woodwork.)

2. Tile work.

3. Wall coverings.

4. Casework.

5. Plumbing.

1.02 REFERENCES

A.

Applicable Standards: Standards of the following, as referenced herein:

1. American National Standards Institute (ANSI)

2. American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)

3. National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA)

4. Federal Specifications (FS)

1.03 SUBMITTALS

A.

Shop drawings: Indicate dimensions, component sizes, fabrication details, attachment provisions and coordination requirements with adjacent work.

B.

Samples: Submit minimum 2" x 2" (50 mm x 50 mm) samples. Indicate full range of color and pattern variation. Approved samples will be retained as standards for work.

C.

Product data: Indicate product description, fabrication information and compliance with specified performance requirements.

D.

Maintenance data: Submit manufacturer's care and maintenance data, including repair and cleaning instructions. Include in project close-out documents.

1.04 QUALITY ASSURANCE

A.

Allowable tolerances:

1. Variation in component size: 1/8" (3 mm).

2. Location of openings: 1/8" (3 mm) from indicated location.

1.05 DELIVERY, STORAGE AND HANDLING

A.

Deliver no components to project site until areas are ready for installation. Store components indoors prior to installation.

B.

Handle materials to prevent damage to finished surfaces. Provide protective coverings to prevent physical damage or staining following installation for duration of project.

1.06 WARRANTY

A.

Provide manufacturer's 10 year warranty against defects in materials. Warranty shall provide material and labor to repair or replace defective materials. Damage caused by physical or chemical abuse or damage from excessive heat will not be warranted.

II. PRODUCTS

2.01 SOLID POLYMER FABRICATIONS

A.

Preferred products: 1.CORIAN® PRODUCTS, Made by DUPONT

2.

B.

Material: Homogeneous filled acrylic; not coated, laminated or of composite construction; meeting ANSI Z124.3 & .6, Type Six, and Fed. Spec. WW-P-541E/GEN.

1. Material shall have minimum physical and performance properties specified in the

following Section U.

2. Superficial damage to a depth of 0.010" (,25 mm) shall be repairable by sanding and

polishing.

C.

Lavatory tops with seamed bowls; [1/2" (13 mm)][3/4" (19 mm)] thick countertop of solid polymer material, having edge details as indicated on the Architect's Drawings, complete with [seamed "S"undermount] [bevel mount] bowl. Provide countertops complete with backsplashes of size shown on the Architect's Drawings. (Technical Bulletin H-16307) Countertop and backsplash shall be ______ color. [specify number] bowl(s) shall be _____ model and ______ color. (Note: when bevel mounting the same color sink/bowl as the sheet, the "step-down" or recessed mount is recommended.)

D.

Lavatory tops with undermount bowls: [1/2" (13 mm)][3/4" 19 mm)] thick countertop of solid polymer material; edge details as indicated on the Architect's Drawings, complete with [specify number] undermount bowl[s]. Provide countertops complete with backsplashes of size shown on the Architect's Drawings. Use undermount hardware according to manufacturer's instructions. (Technical Bulletin H-16307,] Vanity top and backsplash shall be ________ color. Bowl[s] shall be _____ model and ______ color. (For ADA compliance, refer to Technical Drawings ADABOWL, ADATEMP for installation details.)

E.

Lavatory tops with integral bowls: molded countertop of solid polymer material [19 1/2" (500 mm)][22" (560 mm)], complete with integrally molded bowl[s] of Solid polymer material; edge details as indicated on the Architect's Drawings. Provide with cove backsplash [and endsplashes] as shown on the Architect's Drawings. ______ model and ______ color. [Technical Bulletin 128].

U.

Performance characteristics: [see Technical Bulletin: 133 for CORIAN values].

PROPERTY

REQUIREMENT

TEST PROCEDURE

(min or max)

Tensile Strength

5000 psi min

ASTM D638

Tensile Modulus

1.0 x 106 psi min

ASTM D638

Flexural Strength

7000 psi min

ASTM D790

Flexural Modulus

1.0 x 106 psi min

ASTM D790

Elongation

0.3% min.

ASTM D638

Hardness

90-Rockwell "M" scale min.

52-Barcol Impresser min.

ASTM D758

ASTM D2583

Thermal Expansion

3.5 x 10-6 in/in/deg C. max.

1.95 x 10-6 in/in/deg F. max.

ASTM D696

Color Stability

No change,100 hours min.

NEMA LD3-3.10

Wear and Cleanability

Passes

ANSI Z124.3

Abrasion Resistance

No loss of pattern max. weight loss (1000cycles) =0.9g.

NEMA LD3-3.01 ANSI Z124.3

Boiling water Surface Resistance

No Change

NEMA LD3-3.05

High Temperature Resistance

No Change

NEMA LD3-3.06

Impact Resistance

Notched Izod

Gardner


0.24 ft.-lbs.min.

9.0 ft-lbs min.


ASTM D256, Method A

ASTM D3029

Ball drop

1/4" sheet

1/2" sheet

3/4" sheet


36" min, 1/2 lb ball, no failure

140" min, 1/2 lb ball, no failure

200" min, 1/2 lb ball, no failure

NEMA LD3-303

Bowls (point impact)

No cracks or chips

ANSI Z124.3 and 124.6

Stain Resistance

Passes

ANSI Z124.3

Weatherability

No change,min. 1000 hours

ASTM D1499

Fungi and Bacteria

No Attack

ASTM G21, ASTM G22

Specific Gravity

1.6 min

Water Absorption

Weight

(% max.)


24 hrs.

0.05

0.10


Long Term

0.50(1/4")

0.90(3/4")


ASTM D570

Flammability

ASTM E84

solid colors

1/4"

1/2"

3/4"

Flame spread


25 max


25 max


25 max

Smoke

Developed


30 max


30 max


30 max

Class

1

1

1



particulate

patterns

1/4"

1/2"

3/4"

Flame spread


25 max


25 max


25 max

Smoke Developed


30 max


30 max


30 max

Class

1

1

1

Pittsburgh Protocol Toxicity (as used by NY State)

solids-80 gms minimum rating

patterns-65 gms minimum

"LC50" Test

2.02 ACCESSORY PRODUCTS

A.

Joint adhesive: Manufacturer's standard two-part adhesive kit to create inconspicuous, non-porous joints, with a chemical bond. (Technical Bulletin: CTDC 102)

(RETAIN BELOW FOR TUB/SHOWER SYSTEMS)

B.

Panel Adhesive: Manufacturer's standard neoprene-based panel adhesive meeting ANSI A 136.1-1967 UL® listed. (Technical Bulletin: CTDC 102)

C.

Sealant: Manufacturer's standard mildew-resistant, FDA/UL® recognized silicone sealant in color matching or clear formulations. (Technical Bulletin: 102, 127)

(RETAIN BELOW FOR UNDERMOUNT SINKS AND BOWLS)

D.

Sink/Bowl mounting hardware: Manufacturer's approved bowl clips, brass inserts and fasteners for attachment of undermount sinks/bowls.


2.03 FABRICATION

A.

For warranty coverage, fabricator/installer shall be approved by solid polymer manufacturer.

B.

Fabricate components in shop to greatest extent practical to sizes and shapes indicated, in accordance with approved shop drawings and solid polymer manufacturer requirements. (Technical Bulletin: CTDC 117)

C.

Form joints between components using manufacturer's standard joint adhesive. Joints shall be inconspicuous in appearance and without voids. Attach 2" (50 mm) wide reinforcing strip of solid polymer material under each joint. [Technical Bulletins: CTDC 124, 129, 134]

D.

Provide holes and cutouts for plumbing and bath accessories as indicated on the drawings.

E.

Rout and finish component edges to a smooth, uniform finish. Rout all cutouts, then sand all edges smooth. Repair or reject defective or inaccurate work.

F.

Finish: All surfaces shall have uniform finish. [Technical Bulletins:CTDC100, 123, 132]

1. [Matte ,with a gloss rating of 5 - 20.] (This the standard finish and is the lowest

maintenance finish.)

2. [Semigloss, with a gloss rating of 25-50] (Adds an upcharge. Select semigloss to bring out the depth of colors in the darker Sierra and Jewel tones. Will requires more maintenance.)

3. [ Polished, with a gloss rating of 55 - 80.] (A high gloss finish, ideal for applications that require maximum smoothness and reflectance. Recommended for light duty only. Will require more maintenance)

[Refer to DuPont Corian Fabrication and Installation manual E-88639. Technical information and a listing of the DuPont registered Corian fabricator/installers can be provided by the local DuPont Corian distributor.]

III. EXECUTION

3.01 JOB MOCK-UP

A.

Prior to final approval of shop drawings, erect one full size mock-up of each component at project site for architect review.

B.

Should mock-up not be approved, rework or remake until approval is secured. Remove rejected units from project site.

C.

Approved mock-ups shall remain as part of finished work.

3.02 INSTALLATION

A.

Install components plumb and level, in accordance with approved shop drawings and product installation details.

B.

Form field joints using manufacturer's recommended adhesive, with joints inconspicuous in finished work. Keep components and hands clean when making joints.

C.

Adhere undermount/submount/bevel mount sinks/bowls to countertops using manufacturer's recommended adhesive and mounting hardware. [Technical Bulletin H-16307]

D.

Adhere topmount sinks/bowls to countertops using manufacturer recommended adhesives and color-matched silicone sealant.

E.

Provide backsplashes and endsplashes as indicated on the drawings. Adhere to countertops using manufacturer's standard color-matched silicone sealant.

F.

Keep components and hands clean during installation. Remove adhesives, sealants and other stains. Components shall be clean on Date of Substantial Completion..

G.

Make plumbing connections to sinks in accordance with Division 15. Mechanical.

H.

Protect surfaces from damage until Date of Substantial Completion. Repair or replace damaged work that cannot be repaired to architect's satisfaction and invoice for the cost of repairs. Architect to pre-approve cost estimate before repairs are made.

I.

Fabricator/Installer is to provide a commercial care and maintenance video, review maintenance procedures and warranty details with the director of maintenance upon completion of project.

 


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