SECTION 08 88 13: FIRE-RATED GLAZING
SuperSecure® II-XLS Fire Resistive Security Glazing 45 – 120 Minutes
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PART 1 GENERAL
A. Section Includes: Fire rated glazing
- SuperSecure® II-XLS 45-120 min. fire resistive security glazing for interior and exterior applications.
- Applications of fire resistive security glazing includes:
a. Glazing as vision lites in door assemblies.
b. Glazing as sidelites, windows, transoms in fire rated frames.
B. Related sections:
- Section 01 33 23: Shop Drawings, Product Data and Samples.
- Section 08 80 00: Glazing.
- Section 08 88 00: Special Function Glazing
- Section 08 11 13: Hollow Metal Doors and Frames
- Section 08 11 16: Aluminum Doors and Frames
- Section 08 12 16.13: Fire-Rated Aluminum Frames
- Section 08 41 13.13: Fire-Rated Aluminum Framed Entrances and Storefronts
- Section 08 43 13.13: Fire-Rated Aluminum Storefronts
- Section 08 56 53: Security Windows
- Section 08 88 53: Security Glazing
- Section 08 34 53 Security Doors and Frames
A. American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM):
- ASTM E119: Methods for Fire Tests of Building Construction and Materials.
- ASTM E152: Methods for Fire Tests of Door Assemblies.
- ASTM E163: Methods for Fire Tests of Window Assemblies.
- ASTM E2074: Standard Test Method for Fire Tests of Door Assemblies, including Positive Pressure Testing of Side-hinged and Pivoted Swinging Door Assemblies.
- ASTM E2010-1: Standard Test for Positive Pressure of Fire Tests of Window Assemblies.
- ASTM F1233: Standard Test Method for Security Glazing Materials and Systems.
- ASTM F1915: Standard Test Method for Glazing for Detention Facilities.
B. National fire Protection Association (NFPA):
- NFPA 80: Fire Doors and Windows.
- NFPA 251: Fire Tests of Building Construction and Materials.
- NFPA 252: Fire Tests of Door Assemblies.
- NFPA 257: Fire Tests of Window Assemblies.
C. Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. (UL):
- UL 9: Standard for Safety of Fire Tests of Window Assemblies.
- UL 10 B: Standard for Safety of Fire Tests of Door Assemblies.
- UL 10 C: Standard for Safety of Positive Pressure Tests of Door Assemblies.
- UL 263: Fire Tests of Building Construction and Materials.
D. Standard Council of Canada:
- ULC Standard CAN4-S101: Fire Tests of Building Construction and Materials.
- ULC Standard CAN4-S104: Fire Tests of Door Assemblies.
- ULC Standard CAN4-S106: Fire Tests of Window Assemblies.
E. California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation (CDCR): 1. CDCR 860-09a
F. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC):
- CPSC 16 CFR 1201: Safety Standard for Architectural Glazing Materials.
G. American National Standards Institute (ANSI):
- ANSI Z97.1: Safety Glazing Materials Used in Buildings – Safety Performance Specifications and Methods of Test.
H. Glass Association of North America (GANA)
- GANA – Glazing Manual.
- FGMA – Sealant Manual.
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1.3 SYSTEM DESCRIPTION
A. Performance Requirements: Provide a fire rated glazing manufactured, fabricated and installed to maintain performance criteria stated by manufacturer without defects, damage, or failure.
- Fire Rating: 45-120 minutes with hose stream.
- CDCR Forced Entry Rating: CDCR 860-09a testing requirements.
- ASTM F1915 Grade: Meets Grade 1-4.
- Fire resistive security glazing tested in accordance with ASTM E119, NFPA 80, NFPA 251, NFPA 252, NFPA 257, UL 9, UL 10B, UL 10C, UL 263, CDC 860-09a and ASTM F1915.
- Testing Laboratory: Fire test shall be conducted by a nationally recognized independent testing laboratory.
A. Listings and Labels:
- Fire resistive security glazing shall be under current follow-up services by nationally recognized independent testing laboratory approved by OSHA and maintain a current listing or certification. Assemblies shall be labeled in accordance with limits of listings.
A. Submit listed submittals in accordance with Conditions of the Contract and Division 1 Submittal Procedure Section.
- Shop Drawings: Submit shop drawings showing layouts, profiles and product components.
- Samples: Submit 12×12 glass samples.
- Technical Information: Submit latest edition of manufacturer’s product data.
1.5 DELIVERY, STORAGE AND HANDLING
A. General: Comply with Division 1 Product Requirements Sections.
B. Ordering: Comply with manufacturer’s ordering instructions and lead-time requirements to avoid construction delays.
C. Delivery: Deliver materials to specified destinations in manufacturer or distributor’s packaging.
D. Storage and Protection: Store off ground, under cover, protected from weather and construction activities and at temperature conditions recommended by manufacturer.
1.6 PROJECT CONDITIONS
A. Field Measurements: Verify actual measurements for openings by field measurements before fabrication. Show recorded measurements on shop drawings. Coordinate field measurements and fabrication schedule with construction progress to avoid construction delays.
a. Project Warranty: Refer to Conditions of the Contract for project warranty provisions.
b. Manufacturer’s Warranty: Submit, for Owner’s acceptance, manufacturer’s standard warranty document. Manufacturer’s warranty is not intended to limit other rights that the Owner may have under the Contract Documents.
- Warranty Period: 5-year limited warranty from date of shipping.
PART 2 PRODUCTS
2.1 FIRE RESISTIVE SECURITY GLAZING
A. Material: SuperSecure® II-XLS 45-120 minute fire resistive security glazing.
B. Manufacturer: SuperSecure® II-XLS as manufactured and distributed by SAFTI FIRST®.
- Contact: 100 N Hill Drive, Suite 12, Brisbane, CA 94005; Telephone 888.653.3333; email firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site safti.com.
- Fire resistive security glass and framing must be provided by a single-source, US manufacturer. Distributors of fire rated glass and framing are not to be considered as manufacturers.
C. Design Requirements:
- Make-up: Fire resistive tempered glass units insulated with security rated glass clad polycarbonate.
- Thickness and Weight varies depending on fire and attack rating required. Contact SAFTI FIRST® for more information.
- Dimensions (call SAFTI FIRST® for custom sizes exceeding 96 in. up to 124 in.):
|Fire Rating||Application||Max CV Area||Max CV W||Max CV H||Stops|
45 – 60
|Doors, Sidelites, Windows, Transoms, Walls||
|Doors, Sidelites, Windows, Transoms, Walls||
- Appearance: Clear, non-wired glazing
- Fire Rating: Must be fire rated from 45-120 minutes with hose stream and meet ASTM E-119.
- CDCR Forced Entry Rating: Must have CDCR 860-09a testing requirements
- ASTM F1915 Grade: Must meet Grade 1-4 per ASTM F1915.
- Impact Safety Resistance: CPSC 16 CFR 1201 Cat. I & II.
D. Manufacturer’s Fire Resistive Security Glazing Material:
- Each piece of fire resistive security glazing material shall be labeled with a permanent logo including name of product, manufacturer, testing laboratory, fire rating period and safety glazing standards.
- Glazing materials installed in Hazardous Locations, subject to human impact, shall be certified and permanently labeled as meeting applicable requirements reference in NFPA 80:
a. CPSC 16 CFR 1201 Cat. I & II
E. Substitutions: No substitutions allowed.
A. Glazing Accessories: Manufacturer recommended fire rated glazing accessory as follows:
- Glazing with EPDM tape or other listed flame resistant gasket material and calcium silicate setting blocks.
2.3 RELATED PRODUCTS
A. Glazing shall be installed in an equally rated framing system.
2.4 SOURCE QUALITY
A. Obtain fire resistive security glazing products from a single manufacturer.
B. Fabrication Dimensions: Fabricate to approved dimensions. The general contractor shall guarantee dimensions where practicable within required tolerances.
PART 3 EXECUTION
3.1 MANUFACTURER’S INSTRUCTIONS
A. Compliance: Comply with manufacturer’s product data including product technical bulletins and installation instructions.
A. Site Verification of Conditions: Verify substrate conditions, have been previously installed under other sections, and are acceptable for product installation in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions.
A. Installation shall be in strict accordance with the fire glazing material manufacturer’s specifications. Field cutting or tampering is strictly prohibited.
3.4 CLEANING AND PROTECTION
- Protect glass from contact with contaminating substances resulting from construction operations. Remove such substances by method approved by manufacturer.
- Wash glass on both faces not more than four days prior to date schedule for inspections intended to establish date of Substantial Completion. Wash glass by method recommended by glass manufacturer.
- Remove temporary coverings and protection of adjacent work areas.
- Remove construction debris from project site and legally dispose of debris.
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In the interest of continuous improvement of its product line, SAFTI FIRST® reserves the right to modify its products’ composition, colors, textures, sizes, and other physical, performance attributes, and these guide specifications at any time. SAFTI FIRST® makes no expressed or implied warranties regarding content, errors, or omissions in the information presented. Specifications modified or rewritten not in conformance with manufacturer’s standard processes, products, and procedures may void warranties and related remedies. © 2023 SAFTI FIRST®.
Last updated April 2023.