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Old 11-03-2017, 02:06 PM   #1
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Help Again Spec Book


I do metal framing,Drywall/finish what is the best way to read a spec book: Its below it seems complicated, I do not know where to start. I'm trying to figure out what materials do I need for the project.

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A. Drawings and general provisions of the Contract, including General and Supplementary Conditions and Division 01 Specification Sections, apply to this Section.
1.2 SUMMARY
A. This Section includes the following:
B. Non-load-bearing steel framing members for the following applications:
1. Interior framing systems (e.g., supports for partition walls, framed soffits, ceilings, furring, etc.).
C. Related Sections:
1. Division 06 Section "Rough Carpentry" for wood blocking installed with metal framing. 2. Division 09 Section "Gypsum Board" for gypsum panels to be installed over non-load bearing metal framing and other components of wall assemblies.
1.3 ACTION SUBMITTALS
A. Product Data: For each type of product indicated.
PART 2 - PRODUCTS
2.1 MANUFACTURERS
A. Available Products: Subject to compliance with requirements, products that may be incorporated into the Work include, but are not limited to, the following:
1. United States Gypsum Company: www.usg.com. 2. Western Metal Lath Company. 3. Unimast, Inc. www.unimast.com. 4. CEMCO: www.cemvosteel.com. 5. Dale/Incor Industries: www.daleincor.com. 6. Dietrich Industries: www.deitrichindustries.com. 7. Clark Steel Framing: www.clarkwestern.com.
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NON-STRUCTURAL METAL FRAMING 092216 - 2
2.2 NON-LOAD-BEARING STEEL FRAMING, GENERAL
A. Framing Members, General: Comply with ASTM C 754 for conditions indicated.
1. Steel Sheet Components: Comply with ASTM C 645 requirements for metal, unless otherwise indicated. 2. Protective Coating: Manufacturer's standard corrosion-resistant zinc coating, unless otherwise indicated.
2.3 STEEL FRAMING FOR FRAMED ASSEMBLIES
A. Steel Studs and Runners: ASTM C 645.
a. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 0.027 inch (25 ga.).
b. Provide double studs with minimum base metal thickness of 0.0312 inch (20 ga.) at the following locations:
1) Door jambs at all standard door frames. 2) Walls supporting ceramic tile. 3) Walls with wall mounted shelving or cabinets. 4) Other locations indicated on Drawings.
c. Provide double studs with minimum base metal thickness of 0.0635 inch (16 ga.) at the following locations:
1) All exterior and 2-leaf door jambs.
2. Depth: As indicated on Drawings.
B. Runner Channels: 1-1/2-inch deep, 0.063-inch, cold-rolled channels, black asphaltum painted.
C. Slip-Type Head Joints: Where indicated, provide one of the following:
1. Single Long-Leg Runner System: ASTM C 645 top runner with 2-inch-deep flanges in thickness not less than indicated for studs, installed with studs friction fit into top runner and with continuous bridging located within 12 inches of the top of studs to provide lateral bracing. 2. Double-Runner System: ASTM C 645 top runners, inside runner with 2-inch-deep flanges in thickness not less than indicated for studs and fastened to studs, and outer runner sized to friction fit inside runner. 3. Deflection Track: Steel sheet top runner manufactured to prevent cracking of finishes applied to interior partition framing resulting from deflection of structure above; in thickness not less than indicated for studs and in width to accommodate depth of studs.
a. Available Products: Subject to compliance with requirements, products that may be incorporated into the Work include, but are not limited to, the following:
1) Steel Network Inc. (The); VertiClip SLD or VertiTrack VTD Series: www.steelnetwork.com 2) Superior Metal Trim; Superior Flex Track System (SFT): www.superiormetaltrim.com
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D. Flat Strap and Backing Plate: Steel sheet for blocking and bracing in length and width indicated.
1. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 0.0312 inch.
E. Hat-Shaped, Rigid Furring Channels: ASTM C 645.
1. Minimum Base Metal Thickness: 0.0312 inch. 2. Depth: 7/8 inch.
F. Cold-Rolled Furring Channels: 0.0538-inch bare-steel thickness, with minimum 1/2-inch-wide flanges.
1. Depth: As indicated on Drawings. 2. Furring Brackets: Adjustable, corrugated-edge type of steel sheet with minimum baresteel thickness of 0.0312 inch. 3. Tie Wire: ASTM A 641/A 641M, Class 1 zinc coating, soft temper, 0.0625-inch-diameter wire, or double strand of 0.0475-inch-diameter wire.
G. Firestop Tracks: Top runner manufactured to allow partition heads to expand and contract with movement of structure while maintaining continuity of fire-resistance-rated assembly indicated; in thickness not less than indicated for studs and in width to accommodate depth of studs.
1. Products: Subject to compliance with requirements, provide one of the following:
a. Dietrich Metal Framing; The System by Metal-Lite, Inc. b. Fire Trak Corp.; Fire Trak attached to studs with Fire Trak Slip Clip.
2.4 AUXILIARY MATERIALS
A. Fasteners for Metal Framing: Of type, material, size, corrosion resistance, holding power, and other properties required to fasten steel members to substrates.
B. Safing Insulation: Non-combustible, moisture-resistant, non-corrosive, non-deteriorating, mildew-proof, and vermin-proof, UL and Intertek Classified, mineral-wool for use at head of walls. Available products include, but are not limited to:
1. "Fibrex Safing Insulation" as manufactured by Fibrex Insulations: www.fibrexinsulations.com. 2. "Thermafiber Safing" or "SafingPaks" as manufactured by Thermafiber: www.thermafiber.com. 3. "Delta" as manufactured by Delta Insulation: www.deltainsulation.com.
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NON-STRUCTURAL METAL FRAMING 092216 - 4
PART 3 - EXECUTION
3.1 EXAMINATION
A. Examine areas and substrates, with Installer present, and including welded hollow-metal frames, cast-in anchors, and structural framing, for compliance with requirements and other conditions affecting performance.
1. Proceed with installation only after unsatisfactory conditions have been corrected.
3.2 INSTALLATION, GENERAL
A. Installation Standard: ASTM C 754.
1. Gypsum Board Assemblies: Also comply with requirements in ASTM C 840 that apply to framing installation.
B. Do not bridge building control and expansion joints with non-load-bearing steel framing members. Frame both sides of joints independently.
3.3 INSTALLING FRAMED ASSEMBLIES
A. Where studs are installed directly against exterior concrete walls or dissimilar metals at exterior walls, install isolation strip between studs and exterior wall.
B. Install studs so flanges within framing system point in same direction.
1. Space studs as indicated on Drawings, or as follows:
a. Single-Layer Application: 16 inches o.c., unless otherwise indicated. b. Multilayer Application: 16 inches o.c., unless otherwise indicated. c. Tile backing panels: 12 inches o.c., unless otherwise indicated. d. Ceilings and Soffits: 24-inches o.c. interior, 16-inches o.c. exterior.
C. Install tracks (runners) at floors and overhead supports. Extend framing full height to structural supports or substrates above suspended ceilings, except where partitions are indicated to terminate at suspended ceilings. Continue framing around ducts penetrating partitions above ceiling.
1. Slip-Type Head Joints: Where framing extends to overhead structural supports, install to produce joints at tops of framing systems that prevent axial loading of finished assemblies. 2. Door Openings: Screw vertical studs at jambs to jamb anchor clips on door frames; install runner track section (for cripple studs) at head and secure to jamb studs.
a. Install two studs at each jamb, unless otherwise indicated. b. Install cripple studs at head adjacent to each jamb stud, with a minimum 1/2-inch clearance from jamb stud to allow for installation of control joint in finished assembly.
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c. Extend jamb studs through suspended ceilings and attach to underside of overhead structure.
3. Other Framed Openings: Frame openings other than door openings the same as required for door openings, unless otherwise indicated. Install framing below sills of openings to match framing required above door heads.
D. Install mineral wool safing insulation in compression with no gaps or cracks, at heads of walls at locations indicated on the Drawings.
E. Installation Tolerance: Install each framing member so fastening surfaces vary not more than 1/8 inch from the plane formed by faces of adjacent framing.
3.4 CONSTRUCTION WASTE MANAGEMENT
A. Manage construction waste in accordance with provisions of Division 01 Section "Construction Waste Management and Disposal."
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I usually find starting at the top and reading from left to right until I get to the bottom works best

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That would not work well at all if the document was written in Chinese.
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