1.01 GENERAL A. The General Document listed in the Index, including the General Conditions, Supplementary General Conditions and General Requirements are hereby made an integral part of this section. B. This subcontractor shall review, in detail, all other sections of the construction specifications affecting the work of this section of the Specifications. 1.02 QUALITY ASSURANCE A. Fabricator shall have manufactured ADA signage for a minimum of four years and have completed work equal to the scope of this project. 1.03 SCOPE A. This section includes: 1. Interior building directories with raised lettering and grade 2 braille. 1.04 SUBMITTALS A. Submit standard color selection chips. B. Submit manufacturer's product information sheet(s). C. Submit scaled or full size mock-ups of each sign type. D. Submit one sign of any sign type. E. Submit sign schedule. 2.01 PRODUCTS A. ADA compliant signs where shown on the drawings or otherwise indicated shall be manufactured by MEMCO Merrimack Engraving & Marking Co. of Methuen, MA 1-800-726-1719. B. Frame: Anodized aluminum in natural aluminum color. Directory Strips: 1/16" plastic, color to be chosen from manufacturer's standard color selection. Lettering: Raised 1/32", color to be chosen from manufacturer's standard color selection. Braille: Embossed to produce domed tops. Grade 2 braille shall be an integral part of the directory strip and not glued or friction fit to the directory strip face. C. One vertical side of directory shall be removable to allow directory strips to be changed. Removable side shall be fastened with countersunk screws, color of screws to be the same as the frame. 3.01 INSTALLATION A. Directories are to mounted by the manufacturer's recommendations, with concealed fasteners. C. Assure directories are installed level. END OF SECTION
See our Technical Bulletin explaining the proposed changes to the ADA regarding braille. These proposed changes are nothing new to us, since we have always made our braille to these new requirements.
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