CM Series Cast Metal Signage Specifications

Part I - General
1.1 Scope

A. Furnish all materials, labor and equipment necessary to complete installation of tactile sign systems 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 cast from virgin aluminum or bronze ingots with a thickness of 1/4".
2. Signs shall have a matte, nonglare finish.
3. Metal alloys shall be Aluminum AA356 or Bronze CDA922.

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. Background is to be our standard pebble finish.
C. Graphics to be cast and raised 1/32" from background.
D. Corners can be either square or radius.
E. Plaque can be mounted with either a hidden stud mount or four corner holes with decorative rosettes.

2.4 Finishes
A. Graphic sign background can be selected from manufacturer's standard colors or a custom color.
B. Raised graphic surfaces will be integral with sign and will have a brushed natural aluminum or bronze finish.
C. Grade II Braille to be cast into the surface and is to be the same color as the graphics.

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.