PART 1 - GENERAL
1.1 RELATED DOCUMENTS
A. Drawings and general provisions of the Contract, including
General and Supplementary Conditions and Division 1 Specification
Sections, apply to this Section.
A. General: Submit each item in this article according to the
Conditions of the Contract and Division 1 Specification Sections.
B. Product data for each type of panel core material and fabric
C. Samples for Verification: 8-inch square units of each panel core
material and fabric covering.
D. Product test reports performed by a qualified independent testing
agency acceptable to authorities having jurisdiction evidencing
fire-hazard and acoustical classification of panel core material and
1.3 QUALITY ASSURANCE
A. Single-Source Responsibility: Obtain each type of fabric covering
from a single source with resources
to provide products of consistent quality in appearance and physical
properties without delaying thep project.
B. Installer Qualifications: Engage an experienced installer to
perform Work of this Section who has specialized in installing
fabric covered acoustical panels similar to those required for this
1.4 DELIVERY, STORAGE, AND HANDLING
A. Protect fabric covered acoustical panels from moisture in
shipment and storage.
1.5 PROJECT CONDITIONS
A. Environmental Conditions: Do not begin installation until spaces
for fabric covered acoustical panels have been enclosed and
maintained at approximately the same temperature and humidity
conditions as planned for occupancy.
B. Maintain minimum 60 F degrees temperature and 35 to 65 percent
humidity for 48 hours after installation.
C. Field Measurements: Check actual wall surfaces by accurate field
measurements before fabrication.
PART 2 - PRODUCTS
2.1 MANUFACTURING, GENERAL
A. Fabricate panels to sizes and configurations indicated.
B. Attach fabric facing to cores to produce installed panels with
visible surfaces fully covered and free from waves in weave,
wrinkles, sags, blisters, seams, and adhesive or foreign matter.
C. Fabricate panels to exact sizes required to fit wall surfaces
based on field measurements of completed substrates.
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B. Panel Substrate
1. Composition: Semi-rigid acoustical fiberglass
2. Treatments: Factory protection against rot, fungi, and moisture
3. Density: 6-7 pcf
4. Thickness: 3”
5. Size: 48 inches wide by height required to fabricate seamless
panels to indicated height.
6. Fire rating: Class A
7. Edge detail: Square, Beveled, Radiused, Chamfered, Hardened
8. NRC: Minimum 1.05 – Riverbank Labs test A98-58
1. Fabric Adhesive: H.B. Fuller – E3877 or Non-staining,
non-pigmented adhesive recommended by fabric manufacturer.
2. Board Adhesive: 237 by W.W. Henry or Beats Nails Construction
adhesive by DAP.
A. Fabrication of Fabric Covered Acoustical Panels
1. Apply adhesive to exposed face of substrate.
2. Wrap panel core material with fabric covering edges and returning
fabric approximately 2 inches on back of panel
PART 3 - EXECUTION
A. Examine substrates with Installer present for compliance with
requirements for installation tolerances and other conditions
affecting performance of fabric covered acoustical panels. Do not
proceed with installation until unsatisfactory conditions have been
B. Install fabric covered acoustical panels in locations indicated
with vertical surfaces and edges plumb. Top edges level and in
alignment with other panels, scribed to fit adjoining work
accurately at borders and at penetrations.
C. Installation of Fabric Covered Acoustical Panels:
1. Apply adhesive to walls and panels or in accordance with adhesive
2. Set fabric covered acoustical on wall and secure with 6D finish
nails to hold in place until adhesive cures.
3. Set nails below surface of fabric.
4. Stretch fabric to remove any wrinkles.
3.2 CLEANING AND PROTECTION
A. Clean panels upon completion of installation to remove dust or
foreign materials from the fabric, using a dry brush, a vacuum, or
B. Maintain conditions in a manner acceptable to the Manufacturer
and Installer that ensures that the fabric covered acoustical panels
are without damage or deterioration at the time of substantial
C. Replace panels that cannot be cleaned and repaired, in a manner
acceptable to the Architect, prior to the time of substantial