Provide all exit devices with roller strikes, deadlatching latchbolts and a fluid damper (to decelerate push pad on its return stroke thus reducing noises).
Lever trim shall have a clutch break away mechanism to disengage level from operating mechanisms should excess force be applied.
Material shall be brass, bonze or stainless steel as appropriate for required finish. Brass bronze materials to be 0.050" maximum thickness and stainless steel to be 0.050" minimum thickness. Edges of plates to be beveled and polished except lower edge can be square.
Width of plates shall be 2" less than door width.
Push Plates: Plates shall be 4" x 16".
Pull Plates: Plates shall be 4" x 16". Grip shall be extruded or cast bronze or stainless steel located on center of plate.
Smoke Seal shall be self-adhesive SILICONE material measuring 3/8" x W'.
Part 3 EXECUTION
General: All Finish hardware shall be installed by General Contractor. Furnish all items of hardware with attachment screws, bolts, nuts, etc., as required
to attach hardware to type of material involved and with finish to match hardware with which they are to be used. Make all attachments to metal by template machine screws.
Provide hex nuts and bolts for door closers, forearm shoes of closers and holding devices.
Attach hardware to masonry or concrete with expansion bolts or similar drilled anchors to develop full strength of attached device.
Run weatherstIipping or soundstripping full height ofboth jambs and full width of head. Run thresholds full width of opening. Run door bottoms full width of doors. Set expansion anchors in solid masonry not mortar joints. Set thresholds in caulking by sealant contractor.
Do not install door silencers, kickplates, pushplates, door bottoms and wall stops until after painting is complete. Loosen locksets and panic hardware prior to painting and retighten after painting is complete. Mask all hardware or other wise protect during painting operation. Section 08710