PE Series - Photopolymer 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 of a light sensitive coating (photopolymer) on an .01" aluminum backing.
2. Sign panels backing material to be a (.125" or .250") clear acrylic.

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 photo mechanically etched from original artwork and Grade II Braille. Graphic relief raised 1/32" from background. Graphics to be integral with the background Individually applied and hand spaced graphics are not acceptable.
C. Graphic sign panels to be laminated to a (.125" or .250") acrylic back - up panel.
D. Plaque assembly to be mounted with double faced tape and silastic adhesive.

2.4 Finishes
A. Graphic sign panel background may be painted with a matte acrylic enamel.
B. Raised graphic surfaces to be screened acrylic enamel. Braille to be the same color as the background.

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.