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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.
1.2 DOCUMENTS REFERRED TO
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:
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):
1.10 SPARES AND MAINTENANCE MATERIALS
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)
2.1 COUNTRYWOODS® BASSWOOD TIMBER SHUTTERS - GENERALLY
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.
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/application