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Alpine® Dock Port Pier Doors

Rolling Door Traditional Design

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Model Dock Port 6
Curved Slats
Service Dock Doors

NOTE: For dock doors and pier doors specifications, architects must choose from a variety of options. The standard choice will be shown first in plain text followed by the options shown in [brackets] (Example “Finish: Galvanized [Powder coated] [Baked enamel]”). The specifier must make the appropriate choices for the craneway doors and aircraft hangar doors and delete the others (Example: “Finish: Powder coated”).

GENERAL

1.01 SUMMARY OF AIRCRAFT HANGAR DOORS
A. Related Sections: Related to this section, but not limited to, the following (based on Master Format 2004):
1. Section 01660 – Product Storage and Handling Requirements.
2. Section 04220 – Concrete Unit Masonry.
3. Section 05120 – Structural Steel.
4. Section 06100 – Rough Carpentry.
5. Section 08310 – Access Doors and Panels.
6. Section 08710 – Door Hardware.
7. Section 09290 – Gypsum Board.
8. Section 09900 – Paints and Coatings.
9. Section 26000 – Electrical.

1.02 REFERENCES for Dock Doors, Pier Doors, Craneway Doors, Service Dock, and aircraft hangar doors:
A. ASTM A 653/A 653M – Standard Specification for Steel Sheet, Zinc-Coated (Galvanized) or Zinc-Iron Alloy-Coated (Galvannealed) by the Hot-Dip Process of dock doors
B. ASTM A 36 – Standard Specification for Carbon Structural Steel, Hot Rolled Steel
C. ASTM A 123 – Standard Specification for Zinc (Hot-Dip Galvanized) Coatings on Iron and Steel Products
D. ASTM A 312 – Standard Specification for Seamless, Welded, and Heavily Cold Worked Austenitic Stainless Steel Pipes
E. ASTM A 240 – Standard Specification for Chromium and Chromium-Nickel Stainless Steel Plate, Sheet, and Strip for Pressure Vessels and for General Applications
F. ASTM A 276 – Standard Specification for Stainless Steel Bars and Shapes
G. ASTM B 209 – Standard Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Sheet and Plate
H. ASTM B 221 – Standard Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Extruded Bars, Rods, Wire, Profiles, and Tubes

1.03 SUBMITTALS FOR DOCK DOORS
A. Submit under provisions of Section 01300.
B. Product Data: Provide manufacturer’s standard details and catalog data. Provide installation instructions.
C. Shop Drawings: Furnish shop drawings for architect’s approval. Include elevation, sections, and details indicating dimensions, materials, finishes, conditions for anchorage and support of each door.
D. Submit manufacturer’s recommended operation, troubleshooting, and maintenance instructions.

1.04 QUALITY ASSURANCE for Dock Doors, Pier Doors, Craneway Doors, Service Dock, and airecraft hangar doors:
A. Manufacturer: Rolling doors shall be manufactured by a firm with a minimum of five years experience.
B. Single-Source Responsibility: Manufacturer shall provide dock doors, tracks, motors, and accessories for each type of door. Secondary components shall come from a source acceptable to the manufacturer of the primary components.

1.05 DELIVERY, STORAGE, AND HANDLING OF CRANE-WAY DOORS
A. Deliver materials in original packaging supplied by manufacturer with intact labels. Store materials away from harmful environmental conditions and construction.

1.06 WARRANTY of Dock Doors, Pier Doors, Craneway Doors, Service Dock, and aircraft hangar doors
A. Door Warranty: Provide one year written warranty from date of installation against deficiencies due to defects in materials or workmanship. Installer agrees to repair or replace any defects in materials or workmanship.
B. Project Warranty: Refer to Conditions of the Contract for project warranty provisions.

PART 2 – PRODUCTS

2.01 MANUFACTURER OF AIRCRAFT HANGAR DOORS
A. Manufacturer: Alpine Overhead Doors, Inc.; 8 Hulse Road Suite 1S, East Setauket, NY 11733. Telephone 800-257-4634 or 631-473-9300. Fax 631-642-0800.
B. Model: Dock Port ® Rolling Service Door and dock doors

2.02 MATERIALS OF HELICOPTER HANGAR DOORS
A. Curtain:
1. Slats: Constructed of interlocking, roll-formed 6” curved slats
a) Material:
i) Galvanized steel, G90 coating exterior (G60 interior), Structural Quality Grade C, as per ASTM A 653/ A 653 M, with minimum tensile strength of 75,000
Finish: Galvanized [Powder coated] [Baked enamel] (Minimum coating conforming with Coating Designation G-01 is required)
– OR –
ii) ASTM 240 Stainless steel 300 series
Finish: [Mill finish #2B] [#4 satin finish]
– OR –
iii) Aluminum
Finish: Mill Finish [Clear anodized] [Bronze anodized] [Black anodized]
b) Gauge: (Per manufacturer’s standard on dock doors)
i) Galvanized/Stainless: Minimum 16 gauge as manufacturer standard [14 gauge].
ii) Aluminum: Minimum 0.050” thick.
2. Windlocks of dock doors (as required):
a) Ductile cast iron, hot-dip galvanized endlocks riveted (solid rivets, minimum 3/16” thick) to each end of slats to prevent lateral movement and to limit slat deflection and bending stress. [Windlocks are dependent on windload and increase resistance to curtain jamming]
3. Bottom Bar of Pier Doors: (Size dependent on dimensions per manufacturer’s standard)
a) Two roll formed steel [aluminum] angles which extend into guides, designed to reinforce curtain bottom.
i) Galvanized Steel as per ASTM A 653/ A 653 M
Finish: Gray shop prime [Powder Coated] [Baked Enamel]
– OR –
ii) ASTM 240 Stainless Steel 300 Series
Finish: [Mill finish #2B] [#4 satin finish]
– OR –
iii) Aluminum
Finish: Mill Finish [Clear anodized] [Bronze anodized] [Black anodized]
B. Guides of Craneway Doors:
1. Guides shall be designed using structural angles with a minimum thickness of 1/4”, minimum 1 ¼” slotted connections, and removable bellmouth curtain stops to allow for curtain maintenance without removal of guides on dock doors. Bellmouth stops shall be flush with guide groove. Guides shall be fastened with minimum 3/8” bolts at minimum 24” o.c.
a) Material of Service Dock Doors:
i) ASTM A 36 Carbon Structural Steel
Finish: Gray shop prime coat [ASTM A 123 Galvanized] [baked enamel paint] [powder coated].
– OR –
ii) ASTM 276 Stainless Steel 300 Series
Finish: [Mill finish #2B] [#4 finish satin]
– OR –
iii) Extruded Aluminum
Finish: Mill Finish [Clear anodized] [Bronze anodized] [Black anodized]
C. Dock Doors, Pier Doors, Craneway Doors, Service Dock, and aircraft hangar Door Support Brackets and Mounting Plates:
1. Steel plate not less than 1/4” thick. Provide ball bearings at rotating support points. Bolt plates to wall mounting angles with minimum 1/2″ fasteners. Plate supports counterbalance assembly and forms end enclosures.
a) Material of Aircraft Hangar Doors:
i) ASTM A 36 Carbon Steel:
Finish: Gray shop prime coat [ASTM A 123 Galvanized] [Baked enamel paint] [Powder coated].
– OR –
ii) ASTM 240 Stainless Steel 300 Series
Finish: [Mill Finish #2B]
D. Counterbalance Assembly: Torsion on dock doors
1. Counterbalance assembly: Steel pipe barrel of a size capable of carrying a curtain load with a maximum deflection of 0.03” per foot of door width. Heat-treated helical torsion springs encased in a steel pipe and designed to include an overload factor of 25% to ensure minimum effort to operate. Sealed and prelubricated high speed ball bearing at rotating support points. Torsion spring charge wheel for applying spring torque and for future adjustments.
a) Material of Helicopter Hangar Doors:
i) ASTM A 36 Carbon Structural Steel
Finish: Gray shop prime coat [A 123 Hot-Dip Galvanized]
– OR –
ii) A 312 Stainless Steel 300 Series
Finish: Mill finish
E. This section includes: [Electric] operated Rolling Service Door.
1. Cycle life: Design doors of standard construction for normal use of 10,000 cycles standard [up to 400,000 cycles].
2. Design doors to withstand a windload of _____ psf.
Life Cycle of Dock Doors: High Cycle springs designed to satisfy 10m through 400m life cycles. Consult engineering if height exceeds width for any cycle above 20m. (Cycle defined as one time opening and closing of dock doors)
F. Hood:
1. 24 gauge steel [.040” aluminum]. Formed to fit the contour of the end brackets with reinforced top and bottom edges. Provide support bracing for doors wider than 20 feet at every 10 feet to prevent excessive sag. Fastened to end brackets.
2. Shape: Hexagon [square] [round]
3. Material of Pier Doors:
a) Galvanized Steel as per ASTM A 653/ A 653 M
Finish: [Baked enamel paint] [Powder coated]
– OR –
b) ASTM 240 Stainless Steel 300 Series:
Finish: [Mill finish #2B] [#4 satin finish]
– OR –
c) Aluminum
Finish: Mill Finish [Clear anodized] [Bronze anodized] [Black anodized]
4. [Fascia]: Galvanized [Stainless Steel] [Aluminum], provided where areas behind door hood are open. Materials and finish same as hood.
G. Locking of Craneway Doors:
1. Slide locks: Provide padlockable slide locks for latching and locking door on coil side bottom bar at each jamb extending into slots in guides. (Electric Interlocks recommended with motorized dock doors only)
2. [Cylinder Locks]: For tubular bottom bars.
3. Manual chain hoist: Provide padlockable chain keeper on guide.
H. [Weatherstripping]:
1. Bottom Bar: Neoprene loop astragal.
2. Guides: Snap-on brush seal.
3. Hood: Neoprene baffle.
4. Lintel baffle.

2.03 OPERATION of Dock Doors, Pier Doors, Craneway Doors, Service Dock, and aircraft hangar doors:
A. Opening/Closing: Manual push-up [Manual hand chain] [Manual hand crank] [Motor Operator].
B. [Motor Operators]:
a) Industrial-Duty, Alpine® Model Redi-Lift™ driven by heavy-duty V-belt with chain/sprocket secondary reduction. Optional auxiliary chain hoist. Maximum 1 hp. For use on doors up to 12’ x 12’.
– OR –
b) Heavy Industrial-Duty, Alpine® Model Redi-Master™ driven by heavy-duty worm gear in oil bath reduction. Standard auxiliary chain hoist. Standard ½ hp (maximum 3 hp)
c) [Stop Lock bearing]: To prevent dock doors from free falling in the event drive operation fails.
2. [Sensing Edges] (For double angle bottom bar): For motorized doors, sensing edges allow door to go up in case of obstruction. [Pneumatic Edge] [Electric Edge] [Wireless Edge].
a) Colors: Gray [Yellow] [Black] [White] [Yellow with black stripes]
2.04 Mounting of Aircraft Hangar Doors:
1. Interior face mounted on prepared opening.
2. Interior mounted between jambs and under lintel in a prepared opening.
3. Exterior face mounted on prepared opening

2.05 OPTIONAL SWINGING WICKET DOOR FOR HELICOPTER HANGAR DOORS:
A. Built with the curtain shall be a swinging type door designed and built as a part of the dock doors assembly. [Manual hand chain] [Manual hand crank] [Motor Operator].
B. Material:
1. Door may be [14, 16, 18 or 20] gauge.
2. Door may have [honeycomb, polystyrene, polyurethane or fiberglass] insulation.
C. Hardware:
1. Door comes complete with door, hinges, locking knob, and frame.

PART 3 – EXECUTION OF DOCK DOORS

3.01 EXAMINATION of Dock Doors, Pier Doors, Craneway Doors, Service Dock, and airecraft hangar doors:
A. Verify that dimensions are correct and project conditions are in accordance with manufacturer’s installation instructions; do not proceed with installation until unacceptable conditions have been corrected.

3.02 INSTALLATION OF CRANEWAY DOORS
A. Install units in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions.
B. Ensure that units are installed plumb and true, free of warp or twist, and within tolerances specified by manufacturer for smooth operation of dock doors.

3.03 FIELD TESTING OF SERVICE DOCK DOORS
A. Test doors for regular operation.

3.04 DEMONSTRATION OF AIRCRAFT HANGAR DOORS
A. Instruct the Owner’s personnel in correct operation and maintenance of units.

3.05 ADJUST AND CLEAN the Dock Doors, Pier Doors, Craneway Doors, Service Dock, and airecraft hangar doors
A. Clean units in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions for dock doors.
B. Restore slight blemishes in finishes in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions to match original finish. Remove and provide new units where repairs are not acceptable to the Architect.