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Plazit-Polygal – The Plastic Sheets Group May 5, 2016

Corporate Offices: 1100 Bond St., Charlotte, NC 28208-1212

Tel: (800) 537-0095 Tel: (704) 588-3800 Fax: (704) 588-7400

Email Sales: usasales@plazit-polygal.com; Website: www.plazit-polygal-na.com

Product Guide Specification

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SECTION 08 8400

PLASTIC GLAZING

Specifier Note: This section covers Plazit-Polygal STANDARD multi-wall polycarbonate systems, TOPGAL

seven-wall standing seam system, TITAN SKY five-wall panel, TRIPLE-CLEAR three-wall panel, POLYMATTE

two-wall panel, SELECTOGAL (RFX) three-wall panel, and THERMOGAL eleven-wall panel. Consult with Plazit-
Polygal for technical assistance in editing this section for the specific project requirements.

– GENERAL

1.01 SECTION INCLUDES

A. Multi-wall extruded cellular polycarbonate panels.

B. Multi-wall extruded cellular polycarbonate standing seam panels.

Specifier Note: Edit the following list of related requirements for the project, and coordinate for consistent use of

section numbers and titles. List any other sections with work directly related to work of this section.

1.02 RELATED REQUIREMENTS

A. Section 05 1200 – Structural Steel Framing: Support framing.

B. Section 07 6200 – Sheet Metal Flashing and Trim.

C. Section 08 6300 – Metal-Framed Skylights.

D. Section 08 4400 – Curtain Wall and Glazed Assemblies.

AUTHOR PLASTIC GLAZING

FILE NAME 08 8400 – 1

PROJECT NO.: PROJECT NAME

DATE: PROJECT LOCATION

Specifier Note: Edit the following list of reference standards to only those being used for project.

1.03 REFERENCE STANDARDS

A. ASTM C177 – Standard Test Method for Steady-State Heat Flux Measurements and Thermal

B. ASTM D635 – Standard Test Method for Rate of Burning and/or Extent and Time of Burning of

C. ASTM D1003 – Standard Test Method for Haze and Luminous Transmittance of Transparent Plastics;

D. ASTM D1929 – Standard Test Method for Determining Ignition Temperature of Plastics; 2014.

E. ASTM D2843 – Standard Test Method for Density of Smoke from the Burning or Decomposition of

F. ASTM D5420 – Standard Test Method for Impact Resistance of Flat, Rigid Plastic Specimen by

G. ASTM E84 – Standard Test Method for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials; 2015b.

H. ASTM E313 – Standard Practice for Calculating Yellowness and Whiteness Indices from

I. ISO 9001 – Quality Management Systems – Requirements; International Organization for

J. ISO 14001 – Environmental Management Systems – Requirements with guidance for use;

1.04 SUBMITTALS

A. See Section 01 3000 – Administrative Requirements, for submittal procedures.

B. Product Data: Submit data sheets on each product, including the following:

Transmission Properties by Means of the Guarded-Hot-Plate Apparatus; 2013.

Plastics in a Horizontal Position; 2014.

2013.

Plastics; 2010.

Means of a Striker Impacted by a Falling Weight (Gardner Impact); 2010.

Instrumentally Measured Color Coordinates; 2015e1.

Standardization; 2015.

International Organization for Standardization; 2015.

1. Material properties; including weight, light transmission, thermal values, minimum cold bend

radius and thermal expansion.

Specifier Note: Refer to “Polygal User Guide” for packaging, storage, cleaning, cutting, and installation

guidelines.

C. Shop Drawings: Submit layout of installation drawings for plastic glazing that indicate construction

D. Selection Samples: Submit two complete sets of color chips representing manufacturer’s full range of

E. Verification Samples: Submit for each type of finish product required, and prepared on samples of

2. Proper site preparation, cleaning, and maintenance instructions and recommendations.

details and interface with adjacent construction.

available colors and patterns for each specified product.

size as follows:

1. Polycarbonate Panels: Two samples, at least 3 inch (76 mm) by 6 inch (152 mm), of each

specified product, color, and thickness.

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DATE: PROJECT LOCATION

Specifier Note: Submit copy of warranty to provide Architect and/or Owner the opportunity to verify warranty

coverage complies with necessary requirements.

F. Warranty: Submit manufacturer warranty and ensure forms have been completed in Owner’s name

1.05 QUALITY ASSURANCE

A. Manufacturers Qualifications: Company specializing in manufacturing the types of products being

B. Installer Qualifications: Company specializing in performing work of this section with at least three

1.06 DELIVERY, STORAGE, AND HANDLING

A. Deliver polycarbonate panels in enclosed wooden crates or on wooden pallets.

B. Store polycarbonate panels in dry enclosed area, with no exposure to direct sunlight, well ventilated

and registered with manufacturer.

specified in this section, and ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified.

years of documented experience and approved by manufacturer.

until ready for installation, and prevent dirt and debris from entering cellular structure by application

of sealing tape approved by manufacturer.

1. Exposure to direct sunlight will bake protective masking onto glazing panel sheet making

removal of masking extremely difficult.

C. Store polycarbonate panels in original packaging until ready for installation.

1.07 FIELD CONDITIONS

A. Maintain temperature, humidity, and ventilation within environmental limits as recommended by

manufacturer for optimum results, and do not install polycarbonate panels outside of the

manufacturer’s written absolute environmental limits.

1.08 WARRANTY

A. See Section 01 7800 – Closeout Submittals, for additional warranty requirements.

B. Provide manufacturer’s standard 10 year warranty for sheets of 1/4 inch (6 mm), minimum thickness,

against loss of light transmission (LT) in excess of 6 percent of original value when tested in

compliance with ASTM D1003, breakage due to hail up to 13/16 inch (20.6 mm) in diameter, and

change in yellowing index in excess of 10 delta from the original value when tested in compliance

with ASTM E313.

– PRODUCTS

2.01 MANUFACTURER

A. PLAZIT-POLYGAL – The Plastic Sheets Group.

1. Address: 1100 Bond St., Charlotte, NC 28208-1212.

2. Phone: (704) 588-3800.

3. Fax: (704) 588-7400.

4. Email Sales: usasales@plazit-polygal.com.

5. Website: www.plazit-polygal-na.com.

B. Substitutions: [Not permitted.] or [Refer to Section 01 6000 – Product Requirements.]

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DATE: PROJECT LOCATION

Specifier Note: Edit the following Performance Requirements in compliance with project requirements.

2.02 PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS

A. Provide extruded polycarbonate cellular sheet glazing panels with ultra-violet (UV) stabilized co-
extruded outer layer, removable protective films on both outer surfaces, and the following:

Specifier Note: Standard maximum product panel length is 36 feet; the Topgal standing seam system maximum

panel length is 39 feet.

1. Determine light transmission (LT) of panels in accordance with ASTM D1003.

2. Panel Length: Provide panels of sufficient size and strength to span structural supports without

additional reinforcement, at [36 feet (10.97 meters)] or [39 feet (11.89 meters)] maximum

length.

3. Thermal Expansion: Allow for the following, with 100 degrees F (56 degrees C) temperature

differential.

a. Clear and Ice Colors: Maximum thermal expansion of 1/8 inch (3.175 mm) per 36 inch (914

mm) of panel.

b. Bronze Colors: Maximum thermal expansion of 1/4 inch (6.35 mm) per 48 inch (1219 mm)

of panel.

4. Provide anti-fog coating on panels.

5. Factory fabricate panels with dimensions as required, having clean cuts without chips or other

deformities, and without debris, grease, oil, or other materials lodged within cells of panel.

Specifier Note: Edit the following list of glazing panels; provide information in compliance with project

requirements.

2.03 GLAZING PANELS

A. Polygal Standard Multiwall Polycarbonate Sheets:

1. Thickness: 5/32 inch (4 mm) Standard.

a. Walls: Two.

b. Weight: 0.18 psf (0.878 kg/sq m).

c. Cold Bend Radius: 27 inch (686 mm), minimum.

d. U-Value (Thermal Transmittance): 0.69 BTU/hr/sf/degrees F (3.413 W/sq m/degrees K)

when tested in accordance with ASTM C177.

Specifier Note: Select one of the following colors.

e. Light Transmission (LT), for selected color:

1) Clear: 82 percent.

2) Ice: 32 percent.

3) Bronze: 42 percent.

f. Flammability: 2-1/2 inch (64 mm) or less, horizontal burn rate, when tested in accordance

with ASTM D635.

g. Flame Spread/Smoke Developed Index: Less than 0/30, when tested in accordance with

ASTM E84.

2. Thickness: 1/4 inch (6 mm) Standard.

a. Walls: Two.

b. Weight: 0.27 psf (1.3 kg/sq m).

c. Cold Bend Radius: 41 inch (1041 mm), minimum.

d. U-Value (Thermal Transmittance): 0.63 BTU/hr/sf/degrees F (3.580 W/sq m/degrees K)

when tested in accordance with ASTM C177.

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Specifier Note: Select one of the following colors.

e. Light Transmission (LT), for selected color:

1) Bronze: 42 percent.

2) Ice: 32 percent.

3) Freeze Clear: 80 percent.

4) Clear: 82 percent.

f. Flammability: 1 inch (25.4 mm) or less, horizontal burn rate, when tested in accordance

with ASTM D635.

g. Self-Ignition Temperature: 986 degrees F (530 degrees C), when tested in accordance with

ASTM D1929.

h. Flame Spread/Smoke Developed Index: Less than 5/170, when tested in accordance with

ASTM E84.

i. Gardner Impact Resistance: At least 1.54 ft-lb (2.09 N-m), when tested in accordance with

ASTM D5420, with weight of 0.266 ft-lb (0.361 N-m).

3. Thickness: 5/16 inch (8 mm) Standard.

a. Walls: Two.

b. Weight: 0.31 psf (1.5 kg/sq m).

c. Cold Bend Radius: 55 inch (1397 mm), minimum.

d. U-Value (Thermal Transmittance): 0.58 BTU/hr/sf/degrees F (3.3 W/sq m/degrees K) when

tested in accordance with ASTM C177.

Specifier Note: Select one of the following colors.

e. Light Transmission (LT), for selected color:

1) Bronze: 42 percent.

2) Ice: 32 percent.

3) Clear: 81 percent.

f. Flammability: 1 inch (25.4 mm) or less, horizontal burn rate, when tested in accordance

with ASTM D635.

g. Self-Ignition Temperature: 986 degrees F (530 degrees C), when tested in accordance with

ASTM D1929.

h. Flame Spread/Smoke Developed Index: Less than 0/60, when tested in accordance with

ASTM E84.

i. Gardner Impact Resistance: At least 1.82 ft-lb (2.47 N-m), when tested in accordance with

ASTM D5420, with weight of 0.348 ft-lb (0.472 N-m).

4. Thickness: 5/16 inch (8 mm) Triple-Clear.

a. Walls: Three.

b. Weight: 0.36 psf (1.65 kg/sq m).

c. Cold Bend Radius: 55 inch (1397 mm), minimum.

d. U-Value (Thermal Transmittance): 0.50 BTU/hr/sf/degrees F (2.85 W/sq m/degrees K)

when tested in accordance with ASTM C177.

e. Light Transmission (LT), for selected color:

1) Clear: 77 percent.

f. Flammability: 1 inch (25.4 mm) or less, horizontal burn rate, when tested in accordance

with ASTM D635.

g. Self-Ignition Temperature: 986 degrees F (530 degrees C), when tested in accordance with

ASTM D1929.

h. Flame Spread/Smoke Developed Index: Less than 0/60, when tested in accordance with

ASTM E84.

i. Gardner Impact Resistance: At least 1.82 ft-lb (2.47 N-m), when tested in accordance with

ASTM D5420, with weight of 0.348 ft-lb (0.472 N-m).

5. Thickness: 5/16 inch (8 mm) Polymatte.

a. Walls: Two.

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b. Weight: 0.31 psf (1.5 kg/sq m).

c. Cold Bent Radius: 55 inch (1397 mm), minimum.

d. U-Value (Thermal Transmittance): 0.58 BTU/hr/sf/degrees F (3.3 W/sq m degrees K) when

tested in accordance with ASTM C177.

e. Light Transmission (LT): 77 percent.

f. Light Diffusion: 99 percent.

g. Flammability: 1 inch (25.4 mm) or less horizontal burn rate, when tested in accordance with

ASTM D635.

h. Self-Ignition Temperature: 986 degrees F (530 degrees C), when tested in accordance with

ASTM D1929.

i. Flame Spread/Smoke Developed Index: Less than 0/300 when tested in accordance with

ASTM E84.

j. Gardner Impact Resistance: 2.43 ft-lb (3.29 N-m) when tested in accordance with ASTM

D5420, with weight of 0.410 ft-lb (0.556 N-m).

6. Thickness: 3/8 inch (10 mm) Standard.

a. Walls: Two.

b. Weight: 0.35 psf (1.71 kg/sq m).

c. Cold Bend Radius: 69 inch (1753 mm), minimum.

d. U-Value (Thermal Transmittance): 0.53 BTU/hr/sf/degrees F (3.01 W/sq m degrees K)

when tested in accordance with ASTM C177.

Specifier Note: Select one of the following colors.

e. Light Transmission (LT), for selected color:

1) Red: 12 percent.

2) Blue: 30 percent.

3) Bronze: 42 percent.

4) Green: 42 percent.

5) Ice: 32 percent.

6) Orange: 55 percent.

7) Yellow: 70 percent.

8) Clear: 79 percent.

f. Flammability: 1 inch (25.4 mm) or less horizontal burn rate, when tested in accordance with

ASTM D635.

g. Self-Ignition Temperature: 986 degrees F (530 degrees C), when tested in accordance with

ASTM D1929.

h. Flame Spread/Smoke Developed Index: Less than 0/300 when tested in accordance with

ASTM E84.

i. Gardner Impact Resistance: 2.43 ft-lb (3.29 N-m) when tested in accordance with ASTM

D5420, with weight of 0.410 ft-lb (0.556 N-m).

7. Thickness: 5/8 inch (16 mm) Standard.

a. Walls: Three.

b. Weight: 0.55 psf (2.69 kg/sq m).

c. Cold Bend Radius: 110 inch (2794 mm), minimum.

d. U-Value (Thermal Transmittance): 0.41 BTU/hr/sf/degrees F (2.33 W/sq m/ degrees K)

when tested in accordance with ASTM C177.

Specifier Note: Select one of the following colors.

e. Light Transmission (LT), for selected color:

1) Bronze: 42 percent.

2) Ice: 32 percent.

3) Clear: 74 percent.

f. Flammability: 1 inch (25.4 mm) or less horizontal burn rate, when tested in accordance with

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ASTM D635.

g. Self-Ignition Temperature: 986 degrees F (530 degrees C), when tested in accordance with

ASTM D1929.

h. Flame Spread/Smoke Developed Index: Less than 70/200 when tested in accordance with

ASTM E84.

i. Gardner Impact Resistance: 2.70 ft-lb (3.66 N-m) when tested in accordance with ASTM

D5420, with weight of 0.574 ft-lb (0.778 N-m).

Specifier Note: Polygal Titan Sky is a 5-wall panel with X-pattern designed inner structure.

B. Polygal Titan Sky Multiwall Polycarbonate Sheets

1. Thickness: 5/8 inch (16 mm).

a. Walls: Five.

b. Weight: 0.52 psf (2.5 kg/sq m).

c. Cold Bend Radius: 110 inch (2794 mm), minimum.

d. U-Value (Thermal Transmittance): 0.37 BTU/hr/sf/degrees F (2.1 W/sq m/degrees K) when

tested in accordance with ASTM C177.

Specifier Note: Select one of the following colors.

e. Light Transmission (LT), for selected color:

1) Clear: 61 percent.

2) Ice: 32 percent.

3) Primalite: 18 percent.

f. Flammability: 1 inch (25.4 mm) or less horizontal burn rate, when tested in accordance with

ASTM D635.

g. Self-Ignition Temperature: 986 degrees F (530 degrees C), when tested in accordance with

ASTM D1929.

h. Flame Spread/Smoke Developed Index: Less than 5/70 when tested in accordance with

ASTM E84.

Specifier Note: Polygal Selectogal (RFX) has an outer layer prism design to reflect high angle light and allow for

the transmission of low angle light.

C. Polygal Selectogal (RFX) Multiwall Polycarbonate Sheets.

1. Thickness: 5/8 inch (16 mm).

a. Walls: Three.

b. Weight: 0.62 psf (3.0 kg/sq m).

c. Cold Bend Radius: 110 inch (2794 mm), minimum.

d. U-Value (Thermal Transmittance): 0.41 BTU/hr/sf/degrees F (2.1 W/sq m/degrees K) when

tested in accordance with ASTM C177.

Specifier Note: Select one of the following colors.

e. Light Transmission (LT), for selected color:

1) Clear: 75 percent.

2) Non-Glare Bi-Color: 32 percent.

3) Red: 30 percent.

4) Blue: 30 percent.

f. Flammability: 1 inch (25.4 mm) or less horizontal burn rate, when tested in accordance with

ASTM D635.

g. Self-Ignition Temperature: 986 degrees F (530 degrees C), when tested in accordance with

ASTM D1929.

h. Flame Spread/Smoke Developed Index: Less than 5/350 when tested in accordance with

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ASTM E84.

Specifier Note: Polygal Thermogal combines highly effective thermal insulation with extra strength X-braced

structure for low-pitch roofing.

D. Polygal Thermogal Multiwall Polycarbonate Sheets.

1. Thickness: 1-1/4 inch (32 mm) Super Thermogal.

a. Walls: Eleven.

b. Weight: 0.78 psf (3.8 kg/m2)

c. Cold Bend Radius: 173 inch (4394 mm), minimum.

d. U-Value (Thermal Transmittance): 0.18 BTU/hr/sf/degrees F (1.01 W/sq m/degrees K)

when tested in accordance with ASTM C177.

Specifier Note: Select one of the following colors.

e. Light Transmission (LT), for selected color:

1) Clear: 38 percent.

2) Ice: 10 percent.

f. Flammability: 1 inch (25.4 mm) or less horizontal burn rate, when tested in accordance with

ASTM D635.

g. Self-Ignition Temperature: 986 degrees F (530 degrees C), when tested in accordance with

ASTM D1929.

h. Flame Spread/Smoke Developed Index: Less than 60/300 when tested in accordance with

ASTM E84

Specifier Note: Polygal ToPgal Multiwall Sheet is a standing seam system, with various thicknesses, colors, and

light transmission. Used in most conventional roofing and glazing applications.

E. Polygal ToPgal Multiwall Standing Seam Panels.

1. Thickness: 0.787 inch (20 mm).

a. Walls: Seven.

b. Weight: 0.66 psf (3.2 kg/sq m).

c. Cold Bend Radius: 157 inch (3988 mm).

d. U-Value (Thermal Transmittance): 0.26 BTU/hr/sf/degrees F (1.47 W/sq m/degrees K)

when tested in accordance with ASTM C177.

Specifier Note: Select one of the following colors.

e. Light Transmission (LT) when tested in accordance with ASTM D1003, for selected color:

1) Clear: 49 percent.

2) Ice: 14 percent.

3) Bronze: 30 percent.

4) Blue: 30 percent.

5) Polyshade Silver: 10 percent.

f. Flammability: 1 inch (25.4 mm) or less horizontal burn rate, when tested in accordance with

ASTM D635.

g. Self-Ignition Temperature: 1010 degrees F (540 degrees C), when tested in accordance with

ASTM D1929.

h. Flame Spread/Smoke Developed Index: Less than 20/300 when tested in accordance with

ASTM E84.

AUTHOR PLASTIC GLAZING

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PROJECT NO.: PROJECT NAME

DATE: PROJECT LOCATION

Specifier Note: Coordinate use of proper accessories with the type of plastic glazing being specified. Refer to

“Polygal User Guide” for cutting, and installation guidelines.

2.04 ACCESSORIES

A. Connection Profiles:

B. Edge Profiles:

1. ECP Polycarbonate Sheet Connector:

a. Flat Cap Profile 231: 2.992 inch (76 mm) long, for 1/4 inch (6 mm), 5/16 inch (8 mm), and

3/8 inch (10 mm) thick plastic sheets.

b. Base Profile 230: 2.952 inch (75 mm) long, for 1/4 inch (6 mm), 5/16 inch (8 mm), and 3/8

inch (10 mm) thick plastic sheets.

2. GCP Polycarbonate Gasket Clip Connector:

a. Sloped Cap Profile 251: 2.638 inch (67 mm) long, for 1/4 inch (6 mm), 5/16 inch (8 mm),

and 3/8 inch (10 mm) thick plastic sheets.

b. Radius Cap Profile 253: 2.756 inch (70 mm) long, for 5/8 inch (16 mm) and 0.787 inch (20

mm) thick plastic sheets.

c. Polycarbonate Base Profile 252: 2.716 inch (69 mm) long, for 1/4 inch (6 mm), 5/16 inch (8

mm), 3/8 inch (10 mm), 5/8 inch (16 mm), and 0.787 inch (20 mm) thick plastic sheets.

3. HCP Polycarbonate Sheet Connector:

a. Flat Cap Profile 211: 2.992 inch (76 mm) long, for 5/8 inch (16 mm) thick plastic sheets.

b. Base Profile 207: 2.362 inch (60 mm) long, for 5/16 inch (8 mm), 3/8 inch (10 mm), and 5/8

inch (16 mm) thick plastic sheets.

4. Mega-Lock Aluminum Clamping System: Large-span clamping system for 5/16 inch (8 mm)

thru 5/8 inch (16 mm) thick plastic sheets with gaskets and other accessories as necessary.

a. Cap Profile 352: 2.362 inch (60 mm) long.

b. Base Profile 353: 2.362 inch (60 mm) long.

5. 6-35 Aluminum Clamping System: Large-span clamping system for 5/16 inch (8 mm) thru 1-3/8

inch (35 mm) thick plastic sheets with gaskets, drainage channels, and other accessories as

necessary.

a. Cap Profile 306: 2.755 inch (70 mm) long by 0.551 inch (14 mm) high.

b. Base Profile 307: 3.307 inch (84 mm) long by 1.063 inch (27 mm) high.

1. Polycarbonate Edge U-Profiles:

a. Profile 212: Use for 1/4 inch (6 mm) plastic sheet thickness, 0.256 inch (6.5 mm) high by

0.965 inch (24.5 mm) long edge profile.

b. Profile 213: Use for 5/16 inch (8 mm) plastic sheet thickness, 0.335 inch (8.5 mm) high by

0.944 inch (24 mm) long edge profile.

c. Profile 214: Use for 3/8 inch (10 mm) plastic sheet thickness, 0.413 inch (10.5 mm) high by

0.984 inch (25 mm) long edge profile.

d. Profile 215: Use for 5/8 inch (16 mm) plastic sheet thickness, 0.650 inch (16.5 mm) high by

0.807 inch (20.5 mm) long edge profile.

2. Aluminum Edge U-Profiles:

a. Profile 311: Use for 5/16 inch (8 mm) plastic sheet thickness, 0.433 inch (11 mm) high by

1.20 inch (30.5 mm) long edge profile.

b. Profile 312: Use for 3/8 inch (10 mm) plastic sheet thickness, 0.512 inch (13 mm) high by

1.24 inch (31.5 mm) long edge profile.

c. Profile 313: Use for 5/8 inch (16 mm) plastic sheet thickness, 0.748 inch (19 mm) high by

1.24 inch (31.5 mm) long edge profile.

d. Profile 320: Use for 1-1/4 inch (32 mm) plastic sheet thickness, 1.378 inch (35 mm) high by

1.24 inch (31.5 mm) long edge profile.

C. Vent Tape:

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1. Use at Head/Ridge and Sill/Gutter Locations: Ventilating type tape.

a. Polygal No. 508: For plastic sheet thicknesses of 1/4 inch (6 mm), 5/16 inch (8 mm), and

3/8 inch (10 mm), use 1 inch (25.4 mm) wide by 108 feet (32.9 m) long vent tape at

sill/gutter details.

b. Polygal No. 509: For plastic sheet thickness of 5/8 inch (16 mm), use 1-1/2 inch (38 mm)

wide by 108 feet (32.9 m) long vent tape at sill/gutter details.

c. Polygal No. 510: For plastic sheet thicknesses of 1 inch (25 mm) and 1-1/4 inch (32 mm),

use 2 inch (51 mm) wide by 108 feet (32.9 m) long vent tape at sill/gutter details.

– EXECUTION

3.01 EXAMINATION

A. Examine delivery crates for damage immediately upon delivery.

B. Examine glazing panels for damage prior to installation, and that they are correct size for project

C. Examine glazing panel substrates, work areas and conditions with Installer present for compliance

installation.

with requirements for installation tolerances, panel support conditions, and interfaces with other work

that affects performance of this work.

preparation before proceeding.

do not proceed with erection until unsatisfactory conditions have been corrected.

D. If substrate preparation is the responsibility of another installer, notify Architect of unsatisfactory

E. Notify Architect in writing of conditions detrimental to proper and timely completion of this work, and

3.02 PREPARATION

A. Clean glazing panel substrate surfaces thoroughly prior to installation.

B. Prepare substrate surfaces using methods in compliance with manufacturer’s written installation

C. Upon opening storage delivery crates, treat open ends of glazing panels to prevent dirt or other foreign

3.03 INSTALLATION

A. Install in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions.

B. Install with extruded ribs vertical with “Exposure Side” to exterior, as indicated on protective film (the

C. Remove chips and dust from internal panel cells with compressed air, and seal open ends with

D. Immediately prior to installation, expose glazing panel edges by peeling back protective film sufficient

E. Drill holes at least 1-1/2 inches (38 mm) from edge, to allow for thermal expansion.

F. Install in accordance with manufacturer’s recommendations for edge bite and allowance for thermal

instructions as required for project conditions.

materials from entering interior of glazing panels.

1. For architectural structures use an aluminum glazing system with EPDM or Neoprene gaskets.

printed side to face exterior side).

manufacturer approved sealing tape.

for required edge bite.

expansion.

1. Edge Engagement for Panel Thickness Up to 3/8 inch (10 mm): 1/2 inch (13 mm), minimum.

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2. Edge Engagement for Panel Thickness from 3/8 inch (10 mm) Up to 5/8 inch (16 mm): 3/4 inch

(19 mm), minimum.

3. Rabbet Depth: Provide edge engagement that includes allowance for thermal expansion; 3/4 inch

(19 mm), minimum.

G. Remove protective film immediately upon completion of each glazing panel installation.

3.04 PROTECTION

A. Protect installed plastic glazing panels from subsequent construction operations.

B. Touch-up, repair or replace damaged plastic glazing panel products before Date of Substantial

Completion.

END OF SECTION