B. Transportation and handling.
C. Storage and protection.
D. Product options.
A. Do not use materials and equipment removed from existing premises, except as specifically permitted by the Contract Documents.
B. Instructions to Bidders: Product options and substitution procedures No Product substitutions will be permitted.
A. Transport and handle Products in accordance with manufacturer's instructions.
B. Promptly inspect shipments to ensure that Products comply with requirements, quantities are correct, and Products are undamaged.
C. Provide equipment and personnel to handle Products by methods to prevent spillage, contamination, or damage.
A. Store and protect Products in accordance with manufacturers' instructions, with seals and labels intact and legible.
A. Product Specified by Naming Manufacturer: Epoxy.com Product #2 as supplied by Epoxy.com. Only products of manufacturers named and meeting specifications will be allowed in the tank, no options or substitutions allowed.
A. No Product substitutions will be allowed.
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A. Surface preparation and field application of paints and coatings.
A. Conform to ASTM D16 for interpretation of terms used in this Section.
A. Submit under provisions of Section 01041.
B. Product Data: Provide data on all finishing products and special coatings.
C. Manufacturer's Instructions: Indicate special surface preparation procedures and substrate conditions requiring special attention.
A. Manufacturer: Company specializing in manufacturing the Products specified in this section with minimum 10 years experience.
A. All work shall conform to all pertinent laws, ordinances and regulations of all bodies having jurisdiction. Comply with applicable codes, rules, regulations and building and safety laws relating to construction, public health and safety.
B. Contract Documents take precedence when they are more stringent than codes, ordinances, standards and statutes. Codes, ordinances, standards and statutes take precedence when they are more stringent or conflict with drawings and specifications. The following industry standards, specifications and codes are minimum requirements, (latest issue as adopted by local jurisdiction as of date of Contract):
1. Applicable Federal, State, County and Municipal laws and ordinances.
2. National Electrical Manufacturer's Association Standards
3. National Electrical Code
4. Underwriter's Laboratories, Inc. Standards
5. American National Standards Institute
6. American Society for Testing Materials Standards
7. National Fire Protection Association Standards
8. Occupational Safety and Health Act OWNER intends to strictly enforce all OSHA requirements pertaining to working in confined area.
9. All State and Local Occupational Safety and Health Act(s), laws, or regulations.
10. OWNER Contractor Safety Guidelines OWNER requires every member of the work crew and all sub-contractors read this manual and sign a statement attesting to the fact they have read, understand and concur with the guidelines.
11. OWNER Safety Department Guidelines
12. BOCA Code
13. American Gas Association
A. Deliver, store, protect and handle products to site under provisions of Section 01600.
B. Deliver products to site in sealed and labeled containers; inspect to verify acceptability.
C. Container label to include manufacturer's name, type of Coating, brand name, lot number, and instructions for mixing and reducing.
D. Store paint materials at minimum ambient temperature of 50 degrees F and a maximum of 90 degrees F degrees ), in ventilated area, and as required by manufacturer's instructions.
A. Do not apply materials when surface and ambient temperatures are outside the temperature ranges required by the paint product manufacturer.
B. Do not apply coatings when surface is wet, or damp. Dry substrate before application of coating.
A. Epoxy.com Product No.2. as supplied by Epoxy.com a division of Epoxy Systems, Inc. of FL and VT. Apply to final coating thickness of 14 mil (minimum).
B. Primer Coat: Self priming.
C. Substitutions: Under provisions of Section 01600 NO SUBSTITUTIONS SHALL BE PERMITTED. No other coating or coating material may be used inside the tank.
A. Coatings: Epoxy.com Product #2
B. Accessory Materials:
1. DO NOT Thin the coating, unless specifically directed to do so by the Material Manufacturer in writing. If directed by the manufacturer, thinning must be done exactly to his/her specifications, and direct supervision by a factory representative.
2. Use solvents only for cleanup of tools and equipment. All solvents must be approved in advance by OWNER and the Material Supplier/System Consultant. Care will be taken to insure that no material is spilled onto the ground or leaked into the environment in any way. Waste solvents will be disposed of in accordance with Federal, State, Local, and OWNER regulations.
A. Verify site conditions are satisfactory for proper application of coating materials.
B. Verify that substrate conditions are ready to receive work as instructed by the product manufacturer.
C. Examine surfaces scheduled to be finished prior to commencement of work. Report any condition that may potentially affect proper application to OWNER Project Coordinator and Material Supplier/System Consultant.
A. Report defects and unclean surfaces which affect work of this section, to the Engineer.
B. Steel and Iron Surfaces: Remove existing coating by sandblasting down to bare white metal.
C. Concrete surfaces - Abrasive clean as required to insure proper bonding.
A. Apply products in accordance with manufacturer's instructions.
B. Protect all surfaces that are not to be coated (pipe opening, drains etc.)
C. Apply primer coat or first coat as soon after surface prep as physically possible. This first application must be done to steel surfaces before flash rusting can occur. If flash rusting occurs, do not continue with coating until all flash rust has been removed.
D. Do not apply finishes to surfaces that are not dry.
E. Apply each coat to uniform finish.
F. Allow applied coat to dry before next coat is applied.
G. Re-coat within 24 hours of the previous coating. If more than 24 hours passes between coats the Manufacturer and/or OWNER may direct the Contractor to roughen the last coat to insure proper bonding. If this happens the cost of this roughening and the cost of additional coating, plus all labor associated with this work will be considered to be the sole responsibility of the Contractor.
H. Ensure all wetted surfaces of hatch covers, sealing surface and openings are properly coated.
A. An indepentent engineer or certified inspection firms representative shall test the coating
B. Testing Shall include:
1. Wet Film Thickness Testing Coating contractor may perform this test himself.
2. Dry Film Thickness Testing
3. Testing for holidays by spark testing
A. Collect waste material which may constitute a fire hazard, place in closed metal containers with appropriate labeling. Place in area designated by OWNER Project Coordinator for removal by OWNER.
A. Ventilation: Provide adequate tank ventilation per Manufacturer's recommendations.
B. Equipment used in tank shall be non-sparking, grounded, and/or explosion proof.
C. All electrical cords shall be equipped with GFI safety devices per OWNER Safety Guidelines.
D. A "Watch" person shall be located at the manhole open e.g. on the exterior of the tank at any time the tank has a workman inside.
E. Use air-supplied masks and skin protective clothing during blasting and coating operations.
F. Air for certified air-supplied masks shall be supplied by a source other than the compressor used for blasting and/or painting.
G. Ensure entry into the tank is prohibited until approved by OWNER .
H. All work in confined space (inside tanks) shall be performed in strict accord with applicable OSHA regulations. Contractor shall provide OWNER with copies of all certifications required by OSHA regulations at time of bid.
I. Contractor is responsible to provide, maintain and operate all environmental monitoring devices required to measure oxygen levels, contaminant levels, etc. per OSHA requirements.
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