Cabinet Specifications

Cabinet Specifications K. Hinges shall be BHMA Grade 1 of stainless steel, five (5) knuckle institutional, .083” thick, offset type for all swinging doors. Hinges shall be 2-1/2” long, one (1) pair for doors under 4 ft. in height and 1-1/2 pair on doors over 4 ft. in height. Hinges are mounted with flathead screws applied to door and cabinet to withstand weight load of 150 lbs. minimum. L. Locks when shown or called for shall be a National Lock, 5-disc tumbler with heavy duty interchangeable cylinder. Exposed lock noses shall be dull nickel (satin). Locks shall have capacity for 200 primary key changes. Master key one level with the potential of 200 different, non-interchangeable master key groups. M. Roller catches shall be used on swinging doors. Catches shall have two spring-loaded polyethylene rollers and metal catch to secure doors. Double doors without locks shall have a catch on each door. Full height cases shall have 3-point latching devices. Magnetic catches are not allowed. N. Leg shoes shall be provided on all table legs, unless otherwise specified, to conceal leveling device. Shoes shall be 2-1/2” high and made of pliable, black rubber material. Use of a leg shoe, which does not conceal leveling device, will not be acceptable. O. Floor glides, where specified for movable open-leg tables, shall be a non-skid material at least 1” diameter to prevent indenting composition flooring and shall have at least a 5/8” height adjustment. Use of metal buttons will not be acceptable. P. Dowels used to join frames and panels shall be fluted hardwood not less than 8 mm in diameter. Dowels shall be spaced at a maximum of 64mm on center. Q. Shelf support clips shall be “seismic” twin pin type for mounting on interior of cabinet work. Clips shall be corrosion resistant and shall retain shelves from accidental removal. Shelves in all cabinets are adjustable on 32mm centers. Single pin support clips and surface mounted metal support strips and clips are not acceptable. R. Base molding and stainless-steel corner clips shall be provided by others. S. Upright rods, cross rods and ring support rods, where specified, shall be aluminum (1/2” or 3/4” dia., as required). Rod sockets shall be aluminum, secured through table tops with lock nut and washer. Rod clamps shall be heavy duty, designed to securely hold rod assembly in any position. Use of wood rod assemblies will not be accepted. T. Label holders, where shown or called for, shall be stainless steel, brad-attached type with satin finish and designed for 2” x 1” cards. U. Number plates, where shown or called for, shall be brass brad-attached type with satin finish and indented black lettering. V. Sink supports, where required, shall be of a cradle type consisting of two 1-1/2” x 3/4” horizontal cleats and adjustable leveling bolts or glides. The horizontal cleats shall be supported by two 1/8” x 1-1/2” angle irons attached to the cabinet end panels. 2.03 CONSTRUCTION A. Open-leg Tables: Legs shall be Maple hardwood construction, 2-1/4” square with 1/4” radius on all corners. Legs shall be secured to the apron frame by a heavy-duty corner bolt and a 13-gauge steel corner brace. Corner braces shall be locked into apron rails by accurately located grooves and shall be securely fastened with screws. All apron rails shall be 13/16” thick solid Maple. Top shall be attached using zinc coated screws through pocket holes in the apron. Leg stretchers, where required, shall be 7/8” x 2-1/2”, secured with a 4” long through-bolt. B. Base Cabinets shall consist of the following minimum construction: 1. Joinery must meet AWI Premium Grade requirements and these specifications. 2. End panels shall be multiple doweled and glued to top frame members, intermediate rails, and bottoms. Dowel spacing shall be a maximum of 64mm on center. 3. Cabinet bottoms shall be multiple doweled and glued to end panels. Dowel spacing shall be a maximum of 64mm on center. 4. Toe space shall be 4” high and fully enclosed. Toe space shall be attached with a minimum of 4 dowels and shall also be mechanically fastened to each end panel with screw fasteners.

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