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5261L LUXAFLEX COUNTRYWOODS® SHUTTERS
This section relates to the supply and fixing of;
- Luxaflex Countrywood® shutters, a solid timber frame incorporating a series of horizontal louvres.
- options of hinged, bi-fold or sliding system.
1.1 RELATED WORK
Refer to 5530L LUXAFLEX BLINDS, CURTAINS AND TRACKS for Blinds and Curtains and Tracks.
Refer to 5531L LUXAFLEX ROLLER BLINDS, SHADES AND SUNSCREENS for Roller Blinds and Shades.
Refer to the general section 1233 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS. The following documents are specifically referred to in this section:
NZBC C/AS1 Fire Safety
1.3 MANUFACTURER/SUPPLIER DOCUMENTS
Manufacturer's and supplier's documents referred to in this section are:
Luxaflex Countrywood® Shutters
Copies of the above literature available from www.luxaflex.co.nz Product details.
Manufacturer/supplier contact details
Company: New Zealand Window Shades Ltd
Telephone: 0800 223 224
1.4 WARRANTY - MANUFACTURER/SUPPLIER
Provide a material manufacturer/supplier warranty:
2 years: Commercial Installation - For all components, including operating mechanisms and controls.
3 years: Domestic Installation - For all components, including operating mechanisms and controls.
- Provide this warranty on the manufacturer/supplier standard form.
- Commence the warranty from the date of installation.
Refer to the general section 1237 WARRANTIES for additional requirements.
Work to be carried out by Accredited Luxaflex installers, refer www.luxaflex.co.nz
1.6 NO SUBSTITUTIONS
Substitutions are not permitted to any of the specified systems, components and associated products listed in this section.
Provide the following samples for review by the Contract Administrator;
Sample shutter - refer www.luxaflex.co.nz
1.8 INFORMATION FOR OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE
Provide the following general operation and maintenance information as electronic PDF format documents:
Provide this information prior to practical completion.
1.9 OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE MANUALS
Refer to the general section 1239 OPERATION & MAINTENANCE for the requirements for submission and review of operation and maintenance manuals.
Provide the following operation and maintenance manual(s):
Include the following in the operation and maintenance manual(s):
Touch up paint, a spare blade and pivot pin are provided with each shutter.
1.11 FIRE HAZARD
Do not provide materials which, when subject to fire conditions, will emit excessive smoke or dangerous fumes.
1.12 EARLY FIRE HAZARD PROPERTIES
Early fire hazard properties of internal surface materials/systems when tested to NZBC C/AS1, Appendix C, Test Methods, must not exceed the following indices to NZBC C/AS1, Table 6.2.
(FI) Flammability index
12 (Range 0 - 20)
(SFI) Spread of flame index
9 (Range 0 - 10)
(SDI) Smoke development index
5 (Range 0 - 10)
Proprietary basswood shutters assembled with a solid timber frame incorporating a series of adjustable or fixed horizontal louvres. The adjustable louvres are operated with a tilt bar.
Shutter Panels are fitted as hinged, bi-fold or sliding.
2.2 COUNTRYWOODS® HINGED BASSWOOD TIMBER SHUTTERS
Standard hinged option is suitable for small to medium window widths. Shutter panels can be hinged with either left or right hand configurations.
Hinged bi -fold uses the standard hinged option with one panel bi-folding off another with either left or right hand configurations.
2.4 BI - FOLD ON TRACK COUNTRYWOODS® BASSWOOD TIMBER SHUTTERS
Hinged bi-fold panels operating on a track system.
2.5 COUNTRYWOODS® SLIDING (BY PASS) ON TRACK
Sliding panel system with top track and either a bottom track or bottom guides.
Solid basswood frame.
2.7 TILT BAR
Proprietary rod to adjust pitch of the shutter louvres.
2.8 TOP AND BOTTOM TRACK
Proprietary track supplied as part of the bi-fold or sliding door package.
2.9 FLOOR GUIDES - SLIDING ON TRACK SYSTEM
Nylon floor guides. Rout a 16mm groove into the bottom of the panel to allow the panel to slide on the guide.
3.1 DELIVERY AND STORAGE
Handle and store shutters, operating equipment and accessories to avoid damage. Keep dry in transit, store clear of and on a level floor and cover for protection. Avoid distortion, compression, puncturing and damage to the materials. Do not use damaged or wet materials.
3.2 PRE-INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS
Ensure that conditions are suitable for the installation, including painting and flooring completed. Arrange for the programming of the work to suit required practice. To be site measured by accredited Luxaflex Installer. Refer to www.luxaflex.co.nz
Installation by an accredited Luxaflex installer.
3.4 INSTALL COMPONENTS
Fix all components to the manufacturer's requirements. Installation by an accredited Luxaflex Installer.
3.5 ROUTINE CLEANING
Carry out routine trade cleaning of this part of the work including periodic removal of all debris, unused materials and elements from the site.
Replace damaged or marked elements where repair is not possible or will not be acceptable. Adjust operation of equipment and moving parts not working correctly.
Leave work to the standard required for following procedures.
Installed products must be protected from water, dust etc. Protection provided by main site contractor.
3.8 FINAL INSPECTION AND TESTING
To be carried out by an accredited Luxaflex installer.
For further details on selections go to www.luxaflex.co.nz
Substitutions are not permitted to the following;
4.1 BASSWOOD SHUTTERS
Stile size: 50 x 27mm
Louvre size: ~ x ~mm
Louvre shape: ~
4.3 TILT BAR
Floor guides: ~
Spares and maintenance materials
4.5 SPARES AND MAINTENANCE MATERIALS
Item/quantity: Each shutter is supplied with one spare pivot pin, one spare louvre, plus one small pot of touch up paint.
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