SUMMARY: Track-Tex: A site-installed wall upholstery system
that is stretched over a continuous, concealed fastening system.
Product data: Submit manufacturer's materials specifications
and installation instructions including instructions for
handling, storage, protection and maintenance.
Shop Drawings: Provide elevation drawings of each panel
configuration, layout and installation details.
Sample: Submit a 12-in.-square sample of the upholstered
wall system and supply construction, fabric and core
QUALIFICATIONS: Company shall have at least five (5) years
experience, supplying documentation of jobs of equal size and scope.
WARRANTY: Work shall be warranted against defects in materials
and workmanship for a period of one (1) year following acceptance of
the completed installation.
PART 2.0 PRODUCT
PART 3.0 EXECUTION
MANUFACTURER/PRODUCT: Subject to compliance with requirements,
provide "Track-Tex High Tension System" wall upholstery as
manufactured by DFB Sales, Inc.
Manufacturer's standard field-assembled upholstered wall
system comprised of a perimeter frame, core materials
and fabric facing.
Frame: 100-durometer rigid-PVC extruded track and flexible
hinge, 1/2 in. overall height, designed to close and lock fabric
Edge detail as selected: Square, radius or beveled.
Panel sizes: As indicated on drawings.
Core materials as follows:
Tackable core: Micore CV230 by USG Interiors, Inc., of
an NRC (noise reduction coefficient) rating of .35 per ASTM
C-423 test requirements; provide nominal 1/2 in. thickness.
Acoustical core: Fire-retardant compressible polyester
padding of an NRC rating of .50 per ASTM C-423 test
requirements; provide nominal 1/2 in. thickness or as otherwise
required to maintain flush condition with core material so that
surfaces do not telegraph through the fabric facing.
Fiberglass: Acoustical inorganic glass fibers compressed
to seven (7) lbs. per cu. ft. bonded by a thermosetting agent.
Fabric: Shall be upholstered so that fabric is taut and all
vertical and horizontal patterns match. Fabric shall be tested for
suitability and stability. Proper backing must be applied if needed.
Mounting accessories: Mechanical fasteners and other
attachment components as required by the manufacturer for concealed
fastening of panel frames and core materials for applications
EXAMINATION: Inspect conditions under which the work of this
section will be performed and verify that the installation may
properly commence. The work shall not proceed until unsatisfactory
conditions have been fully resolved.
Upholstered wall system shall be installed plumb, in proper
alignment and in strict accordance with manufacturer's
Tackable and acoustical core materials shall be provided as
specified, located as indicated on drawings.
Fabric shall be installed square and free of ripples and
Fabric shall be stretched over the frame with sufficient
tension to avoid sagging under year- round temperature and humidity
Fabric shall be installed with warp (vertical) and weft
(horizontal) threads made plumb, level and true. Pattern, texture
and grain of fabric shall be perfectly aligned at the seams and
through the entire seam-jointed wall system without
distortion to the geometry of the fabric or its pattern.
Fabric shall be stretched taut so as not to puddle or dent
when touched or leaned upon. Fabric shall be self healing when
pushed, punched or hit and shall revert back to its original
Frame or mounting member of the system shall not telescope
through the face of the fabric.
Panel-Tex panels shall be directly or mechanically mounted
as noted on the shop drawings.
CLEANING AND PROTECTION
All loose threads shall be removed.
Surplus materials, rubbish and debris resulting from the
Track-Tex installation shall be removed.
Optional: If site conditions require, fabric panels shall be
covered with vinyl dropcloths.