Cabinet Specifications

Cabinet Specifications

C. Submit shop drawings for furniture assemblies showing plans, elevations, ends, crosssections, service run spaces, location, and type of service fittings. 1. Coordinate shop drawings with other work involved. 2. Provide roughing-in drawings for mechanical and electrical services when required.


A. The basis of this specification is Diversified Casework ( Monarch Series (continuous wood pull). No exceptions, deviations or alternates to the specified construction or materials are allowed. B. Lifetime warranty: The selected manufacturer must warrant for the life of the product in the application and location installed, starting at the date of acceptance or occupancy, whichever comes first, that all products sold under the contract referenced above shall be free from defects in material and workmanship. Purchaser shall notify the manufacturer’s representative immediately of any defective product. The manufacturer shall have a reasonable opportunity to inspect the goods. The purchaser shall return no product until receipt by purchaser of written shipping instructions from the manufacturer. C. All manufacturers must submit samples in accordance with this specification. D. The architect will impound the above samples of the successful manufacturer or owner to insure that material delivered to the jobsite conforms in every respect to the samples submitted. 2.02 MATERIALS A. It is the intent of this specification to provide a high-quality wood cabinet specifically designed for the science classroom environment. This style is to be continuous wooden pull full overlay construction with 3/4” thick particleboard core door and drawer fronts with Maple veneers, a minimum of 3mm Maple banding and attached continuous wooden pull. The door and drawer fronts occupy a plane extending 3/4” past the plane of the front of the cabinet body. Edges of door and drawer fronts shall have eased edges. The door and drawer fronts shall overlap the front edge of the cabinet by 1/4”. The exposed grain for doors shall run vertical. Continuous wood pulls shall be attached at top of doors and drawers on base cabinets and bottom of doors on wall cabinets. Tall full height storage cases shall have 3-point latching handles. B. Hardwood shall be kiln-dried, clear, and free of defects and shall meet surface requirements as specified below. C. Plywood shall be of balanced construction and 3/4” 7-ply veneer core hardwood plywood for shelves, cabinet ends, tops and bottoms of base and tall cabinets; 1” 9-ply veneer core hardwood plywood for shelves over 36”, bottoms of wall and upper cabinets, and tops of wall, upper and tall cabinets; nominal 1/2” 9-ply veneer core plywood for drawer body; 3/4” 3-ply particleboard core plywood for cabinet doors and drawer heads. Plywood shall meet the standards of ANSI/HPVA HP-1-2009. D. Casework parts shall be as defined in AWI Quality Standards, 8th Edition, 400-G-3. E. Exposed surfaces shall be of plain-sliced, HPVA Grade A Maple veneers and compatible Grade 1 Maple hardwood lumber. F. Semi-exposed surfaces shall be plain sliced, HPVA Grade 1 Maple veneers and compatible Grade 1 Maple hardwood lumber. G. Concealed surfaces shall be no less than HPVA Grade D face or Grade 3 back veneers and compatible mill option, hardwood lumber, suitable for the application. H. Edging for cabinet parts shall be 3 mm hardwood edging of compatible hardwood Maple. I. Hardboard shall be 1/4” thick 55 lb. density hardwood chip fiberboard formed with heat and pressure into sheets providing a hard, smooth surface. J. Glass used for framed sliding and swinging doors shall be 3/16” tempered glass. Glass used for unframed sliding doors, shall be 1/4” tempered glass.

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