SPECIFICATIONS
Section 10-73-10 Protective Covers

PART 1 – GENERAL

.01 SECTION INCLUDES

A. Design and installation of extruded aluminum walkway covers and canopies.

.02 RELATED WORK

A. Concrete

B. Sealants

1.03 REFERENCES

A. The Aluminum Association- Aluminum Design Manual 2010

American Welding Society- AWS D1.2/D1.2M: 2008

1.04 SUBMITTALS

A. Manufacturers brochures, manuals and literature.

B. Shop drawings of the complete canopy layout, includes sections and details specific to project and bearing the seal of a registered structural engineer.

C. Samples of canopy finishes.

1.05 QUALITY ASSURANCE

A. Canopy shall be designed to comply with local building codes.

B. Canopy manufacturer shall have a minimum of 10 years’ experience in designing and installing the specified system.

C. The installation of the canopy shall be performed by the manufacturer to assure single source responsibility.

Part 2 – Products

2.01 MANUFACTURER

AVAdek Walkway Covers & Canopies

2.02 MATERIALS

A. All components shall be 6063; 6061 or 6005 alloy extruded aluminum.

B. Components shall be sized to comply with live load and wind load requirements of the project and shall not be less than the dimensions shown on the plan.

C. The thickness of the aluminum deck panels shall be at least .080" thick.

D. All columns shall have radius corners.

E. Beams are open at top to drain canopy system internally into columns.

F. Flashing shall be .040" thick.

G. All bolts and fasteners shall be stainless steel or finished to match adjacent components and sized by canopy engineer.

2.03 FINISHES

A. The finish and color selection of each component shall be chosen from the manufacturer’s standard color selections and shall include:

1. Polyester Baked Enamel

2. Fluoropolymer

3. Anodized- Clear, Bronze & Champagne

Part 3 – Execution

3.1 FABRICATION

A. All welding shall be in compliance with AWS 1.2. The certification of each welder shall be available to verify compliance.

B. Canopy shall be designed to drain through beams to columns with water tight connections.

3.2 INSTALLATION

A. Install the canopy in strict accordance with the manufacturer’s recommendations.

B. Erect canopy after concrete and masonry with in vicinity is completed and washed down.

C. Install columns and beams straight and true.

D. Install raincaps over draining sections of the deck.

E. The general contractor shall finish the concrete around the columns to assure a uniform quality of workmanship and appearance with the adjacent surrounding concrete work.

F. Fill downspout columns with grout to the discharge level to prevent standing water.

G. Install flashing as required.

H. Care shall be taken to prevent damage or scratching during installation.

I. Thoroughly clean canopy after installation.