Cabinet Specifications

Cabinet Specifications PART 3 EXECUTION 3.01 SITE EXAMINATION

A. The owner and/or his representative shall assure all building conditions conducive to the installation of a finished goods product; all critical dimensions and conditions previously checked have been adhered to by other contractors (general, mechanical, electrical, etc.) to assure a quality installation. B. Site conditions shall be in compliance with AWS Edition 1, Section 2. 3.02 INSTALLATION A. Installer: Installer shall be certified by the factory as having the necessary skills and equipment to install the casework so as not to void the warranty. B. Installation shall be to the standards set forth in SEFA 2 -2010 Installation C. Preparation: Prior to beginning installation of casework, check and verify that no irregularities exist that would affect quality of execution of work specified. D. Coordination: Coordinate the work of the Section with the schedule and other requirements of other work being performed in the area at the same time both with regard to mechanical and electrical connections to and in the fume hoods and the general construction work. E. Performance: 1. Casework: a. Set casework components plumb, square, and straight with no distortion and securely anchor to building structure. Shim as required using concealed shims. b. Screw continuous cabinets together with joints flush, tight and uniform, and with alignment of adjacent units within 1/16” tolerance. c. Secure wall cabinets to solid supporting material, not to plaster, lath or gypsum board. d. Abut top edge surfaces in one true plane. Provide flush joints not to exceed 1/8” between top units. 2. Work surfaces: a. Where required due to field conditions, scribe to abutting surfaces. b. Only factory prepared field joints, located per approved shop drawings, shall be permitted. Secure the joints in the field, where practical, in the same manner as in the factory. c. Secure work surfaces to casework and equipment components with materials and procedures recommended by the manufacturer. 3. Adjust and Clean: a. Repair or remove and replace defective work, as directed by owner and/or his representative upon completion of installation. b. Adjust doors, drawers and other moving or operating parts to function smoothly. c. Clean shop finished casework; touch up as required. d. Clean work surfaces and leave them free of all grease and streaks. e. Casework to be left broom clean and orderly. F. Protection: 1. Provide reasonable protective measures to prevent casework and equipment from being exposed to other construction activity. 2. Advise owner and/or his representative of procedures and precautions for protection of material, installed laboratory casework, and fixtures from damage by work of other trades.

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