AP Series - Acrylic Plastic Specifications

Part I - General
1.1 Scope

A. Furnish all materials, labor and equipment necessary to complete installation of tactile sign systems as shown on drawings and herein specified. Installation shall include all appropriate hardware and adhesive.

1.2 Submittals
A. Manufacture's illustrated product literature and specifications.
B. Installation instructions.
C. Complete shop drawings.

1.3 Quality Assurance
A. Manufacturer to have a minimum of 5 years experience in manufacturing signage.
B. All signage to be manufactured by one manufacturer.

1.4 References
ADA Section 4.30 Signage
Sec. 4.30.4 - Raised and Brailled Characters and Pictograms
Sec. 4.30.5 - Finish and Contrast
Sec. 4.30.6 - Mounting Location and Height

Part II - Products
2.1 Acceptable Manufacturer or Manufacturer's Representative
A. Sign International, Inc.
P.O. Box 20054
Beaumont, TX 77720-0054
Phone: (800)590-7446
Fax: (409)842-5659

2.2 Materials
A. Sign Panels
1. Sign panels shall be of light sensitive single-ply UV-inhibited acrylic with a thickness of 1/16" (1.5 mm) or 1/8" (3.0 mm).
2. Signs shall have a matte, nonglare finish.

2.3 Fabrication
A. Letter style to be _________________________________ upper case and accompanied by Grade 2 Braille. Letter size and text per sign schedule and drawings.
B. Graphics to be applied with a high bond adhesive and mechanically etched form original artwork and Grade II Braille. Graphic relief raised 1/32" from background.
C. Corners (square or radius) with edges routed.
D. Plaque assembly to be mounted with double faced tape and silastic adhesive.

2.4 Finishes
A. Graphic sign panel(substrate) to be selected from manufacturer's standard colors.
B. Raised graphic surfaces(applique') will form copy and pictograms to be selected from manufacturer's standard colors.
C. Grade II Braille to be mechanically machined into substrate surface and is to be same color as the substrate or sign panels are to have 1/32" rastored Braille set into substrate.

Part III - Execution
3.1 Installation
A. Install tactile sign system in accordance with manufacturer's written installation instructions and shop drawings.

3.2 Cleaning & Protection
A. Wash all surfaces clean following installation.

3.3 Warranty
A. Sign International's architectural signage systems carry a five year manufacturer's limited warranty.