Fabric Apholstered Wall Coverings: Section 09950


Fabric Apholstered Wall Coverings
SECTION 09950

1. General
1.1 Related Work in Other Sections  
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Concrete Walls Section
.2
Mastonry Walls  Section
.3
Finish Carpentry or Millwork  Section
.4
Gypsum Wallboard  Section
.5
Electrical Outlets  Section
1.2 Guarantee  
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Provide a two year written guarantee against defects in material, workmanship and/or fabric sagging.
1.3 Work Specified  
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Fabric Wall Panels designated as FWP on drawings or Room Finish  Schedule.
1.4 Fire Rating  
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Flame spread rating of each component of the assembly not to exceed 25  as to CAN/ULC-S102-M88 and ASTM E-84 testing.
1.5 Samples  
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Submit 300mm x 300mm samples for final approval prior to ordering.  Label samples with manufacturer's name, quality, color, texture and weight.
1.6 Delivery / Storage / Handling  
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Deliver materials and assemblies to site when areas of application are  erected and ready to receive application. 
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Store all material flat in a clean, dry storage area.  Do not store material on end or in an upright position. 
2. Products
2.1 Framework   
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12.5mm thick fire retardant PVC extrusion to profile specified or detailed on drawings. 
2.2 Backing   
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(See Technical Data for selection of appropriate backing or core material.) 
2.3 Fabric  
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 (Specify fabric as per manufacturers specifications.  Specify additional  fabric if required for owners maintenance.)
3. Execution
3.1 Installation   
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Fasten PVC track securely to wall surface in continuous strips around perimeter of wall or to panel sizes indicated on drawings.  Fastenings to be as recommended by the manufacturer and approved by the Architect / Designer. 
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Ensure PVC track is aligned horizontally and vertically and that mitred and butt joints are square and flush. 
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Install backing material neatly within the perimeter of the PVC framework. Use full sheets and ensure that butt joints are flush and do not telegraph through fabric face.  Backing to be fastened or adhered to wall surface as required. 
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Install PVC shims around outlet boxes, receptacles, etc., which occur in the fabric area.  Install securely and ensure that all cover plates, etc., mount flush on fabric surface. 
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Fabric to be cut by thread or pattern, whichever is applicable.  Fabric to have sewn flat seams or abutted panels as detailed. 
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Stretch fabric over PVC framework and insert into the jaw of the extrusion using appropriate tools.  Fabric to be squared and even, concealing the PVC extrusion. After fabric is stretched over framework, trim all edges and insert remaining salvage material fully into jaws of the PVC extrusion. 
3.2 Clean-up   
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Clean fabric surfaces of dust, dirt or other contaminants. 
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Remove debris and leave areas neat and clean.