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ZONE ISOLATEK SPRAYED FIRE PROTECTION - STEEL
1
GENERAL

If you have pre-customised this work section using the "questions and answers" provided as part of the downloading process, it may be necessary to amend some clauses to suit the final project-specific version.

The section must still be checked and customised to suit the project being specified, by removing any other irrelevant details and adding project-specific details and selections.

 

This section relates to the application of Zone ISOLATEK® sprayed fire protection material to structural steelwork.

Modify / expand this clause to suit requirements of the final version of the section.

1.1
RELATED WORK

Refer to ~ for ~
Refer to Structural Steelwork section for fabrication of structural steelwork.

The section(s) stated above are often necessary to support this section, consider carefully and ensure they are included in the project specification if required.

Include cross references only to other work sections where they include directly related work.

1.2
ABBREVIATIONS AND DEFINITIONS

Refer to the general section 1232 INTERPRETATION & DEFINITIONS for abbreviations and definitions used throughout the specification.

 

The following abbreviations apply specifically to this section:

FRR

Fire Resistance Rating

Documents
1.3
DOCUMENTS

Refer to the general section 1233 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS.  The following documents are specifically referred to in this section:

NZBC C/AS2

Protection from fire

AS 1530.4

Methods for fire tests on building materials, components and structures Fire-resistance tests for elements of construction

ANSI/UL 263

the Standard for Safety of Fire Tests of Building Construction Materials

ASTM E119

Standard Test Methods for Fire Tests of Building Construction and Materials

ASTM E759

Standard Test Method for Effect of Deflection on Sprayed Fire-Resistive Material Applied to Structural Members

ASTM E760

Standard Test Method for Effect of Impact on Bonding of Sprayed Fire-Resistive Material Applied to Structural Members

ASTM E761

Standard Test Method for Compressive Strength of Sprayed Fire-Resistive Material Applied to Structural Members

ASTM E736

Standard Test Method for Cohesion/Adhesion of Sprayed Fire-Resistive Materials Applied to Structural Members

ASTM E84

Standard Test Method for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials

ASTM E605

Standard Test Method for Thickness and Density of Sprayed Fire-Resistive Material (SFRM) Applied to Structural Members

ASTM E859

Standard Test Method for Air Erosion of Sprayed Fire-Resistive Materials (SFRMs) Applied to Structural Members

ASTM E937

Standard Test Method for Corrosion of Steel by Sprayed Fire-Resistive Material (SFRM) Applied to Structural Members

BS 476-20

Fire tests on building materials and structures. Method for determination of the fire resistance of elements of construction (general principles)

BS 476-21

Fire tests on building materials and structures. Methods for determination of the fire resistance of load bearing elements of construction

WorkSafe NZ

Guidelines for the provision of facilities and general safety in the construction industry

Delete from the DOCUMENTS clause any document not cited.  List any additional cited documents.

The following are related documents and if referred to in the work section need to be added to the list of DOCUMENTS.

AS 1627

Metal finishing - Preparation and pre-treatment of surfaces

1.4
MANUFACTURER/SUPPLIER DOCUMENTS

Manufacturer and supplier documents relating to this part of the work:
ISOLATEK® Type 300 Technical Data Sheet
ISOLATEK® Type 300 Series Application & Installation Manual
ISOLATEK® Type 400 Technical Data Sheet
ISOLATEK® Type 400 Application & Installation Manual
ISOLATEK® Type M-11 Technical Data Sheet
ISOLATEK® Type M-11 Short Form Application Guide
ISOLATEK® Type M-11 Long Form Application & Installation Manual

List documents relating to this part of the work, i.e. technical product/system specifications, test reports, appraisals, certification, etc.  Normally they will be referred to in the text by the abbreviated title.

 

Manufacturer/supplier contact details

Company:

Zone Architectural Products Limited

Web:

www.zone.net.nz

Email:

specification@zone.net.nz

Telephone:

0800 508 800

 

09 623 1699

It is important to ensure that all personnel on site have access to accurate, up to date technical information on the many products, materials and equipment used on a project.  In most cases individual products are not used in isolation, but form part of a building process.  Also a particular manufacturer and/or supplier requirements for handling, storage, preparation, installation, finishing and protection of their product can vary from what might be considered the norm.  Access to technical information can help overcome this potential problem.

Warranties
1.5
WARRANTY - MANUFACTURER/SUPPLIER

Provide a material manufacturer/supplier warranty:

~ years

For failure of materials under normal environmental and use conditions

Provide this warranty on the manufacturer/supplier standard form (if not available then use the standard form in the general section 1237WA WARRANTY AGREEMENT)

  • Commence the warranty from the date of practical completion of the contract works.

 

Refer to the general section 1237 WARRANTIES for additional requirements.

Contact Zone Architectural Products Limited for warranty period, system specified will reflect warranty period.
Modify or expand the clause to suit project or manufacturer/supplier requirements, options include:

  • Modify the form to be used
  • Commence the warranty from the date of purchase (check with the manufacturer/supplier)
1.6
WARRANTY - INSTALLER/APPLICATOR

Provide an installer/applicator warranty:

2 years

For application

Provide this warranty on the installer/applicator standard form (if not available then use the standard form in the general section 1237WA WARRANTY AGREEMENT)

  • Commence the warranty from the date of practical completion of the contract works.

 

Refer to the general section 1237 WARRANTIES for additional requirements.

Modify or expand the clause to suit project or installer/applicator requirements, options include:

  • Modify the form to be used
  • Commence the warranty from the date of installation (check with the installer/applicator)
Requirements
1.7
QUALIFICATIONS WORKERS - MANUFACTURER / SUPPLIER REQUIREMENTS

Applicators to be approved by Zone Architectural Products Limited.  Refer to 1270 CONSTRUCTION for additional requirements relating to qualifications.

1.8
ACCEPTABLE PRODUCT/MATERIAL SUPPLIERS

Where a product or material supplier is named in SELECTIONS, the product/material must be provided by the named supplier.

This clause is used to nominate a supplier or suppliers to supply materials.  It is not intended for nominating subcontractors which must be done in the specific conditions of contract applying to the work.  Check with BCA for acceptability of multiple selection options.

1.9
NO SUBSTITUTIONS

Substitutions are not permitted to any of the specified systems, components and associated products listed in this section.

1.10
INFORMATION FOR OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE

Refer to the general section 1239 OPERATION & MAINTENANCE for provision of the following general operation and maintenance information as electronic PDF format documents:
ISOLATEK® International Spray-Applied Fireproofing Inspection & Maintenance Procedures Construction

Use this clause to list requirements of information that is required but which does not warrant a separate specialist operation and maintenance manual.  Amend the clause if hard copy documents are required.

 

Provide this information prior to practical completion.

The general section 1239 OPERATION & MAINTENANCE describes the process of submission and review of operation and maintenance information.  Use this clause to describe the specific requirements, the required information and what it is to cover.

Compliance information
1.11
COMPLIANCE - ISOLATEK® TYPE 300

Zone Architectural Products Limited proposed alternative solution for ISOLATEK® Type 300 supported by:

  • testing for fire resistance to BS476, Parts 20-21.

Ratings up to 4 hours for floor assemblies, beams, joists, columns, and roof assemblies.  NZBC C/AS2 references NZS/BS 476 part 21 Methods for determination of the fire resistance of loadbearing elements of construction.

1.12
COMPLIANCE - ISOLATEK® TYPE 400

ISOLATEK® Type 400 tested to AS 1530.4

Ratings up to 4 hours for floor assemblies, beams, joists, columns, and roof assemblies.

1.13
COMPLIANCE - ISOLATEK® TYPE M-II

Zone Architectural Products Limited proposed alternative solution for ISOLATEK® Type M-II supported by:

  • testing to BS476, Parts 20-21, Appendix D-Hydrocarbon Heating Conditions

Additional testing has been undertaken in relation to specific criteria, refer top product data sheets.  Recommended for use in petrochemical facilities, refineries and tunnels.

1.14
INFORMATION REQUIRED FOR CODE COMPLIANCE

Provide the following compliance documentation: -

  • Applicators approval certificate from the manufacturer / importer / distributor
  • Applicators Quality Assurance record, test results and test records
  • Manufacturer / supplier warranty
  • Installer / applicator warranty
  • Producer Statement - Construction from the applicator / installer
  • Producer Statement - Construction Review from an acceptable suitably qualified person
  • Other information required by the BCA in the Building Consent Approval documents.

List the Producer Statements - Construction (PS3) required from installers that are required as a condition of carrying out this work.
List also Producer Statements - Construction Review (PS4) required from consultants to be engaged by the Contractor.
Producer Statement - Design (PS1), may be required where certain design work is undertaken by the Contractor or manufacturer / importer / distributor.

Performance
1.15
FIRE RESISTANCE RATINGS

Provide fire resistance ratings to NZBC C/AS2, 2.3 Fire resistance ratings.  Refer to SELECTIONS for required ratings.

Fire resistance ratings (FRR) comprise three numbers indicating values for "stability", "integrity" and "insulation".  Read NZBC C/AS2, 2.3 Fire resistance ratings, for further background information.

Quality control and assurance
1.16
INSPECTIONS

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Use this clause for parts of the work where;

Special arrangements are required for notification for inspections.
These inspections may include 'Hold Points' or 'Notification Points'.  Refer to 1232 INTERPRETATION & DEFINITIONS for complete definitions.

Hold Point:

Work may not proceed until the work in question has been inspected.

Notification Point:

notify Contract Administrator, work may be observed or not, work may proceed.

or
the manufacturer/supplier is required to carry out inspections outside their normal activities and provide reports or other documents in support of the work carried out.
or
the Contractor is required to carry out or engage consultants to carry out inspections of parts of the work.  It will typically be expected that the person carrying out the inspections will be required to provide producer statements in support of the work carried out.

1.17
MANUFACTURER'S INSPECTIONS

Permit Zone Architectural Products to inspect the work in progress and to take samples of their products from site as requested.

1.18
QUALITY ASSURANCE PROGRAMME

Maintain quality assurance programmes for both preparation and application, as necessary to assure that work is performed in accordance with this specification and Zone Architectural Products Limited requirements.

1.19
TESTING PRE-APPLICATION

Submit independent test results demonstrating compliance with all performance criteria to the contract administrator prior to application.  Refer to SELECTIONS for performance criteria.

Modify clause to suit project specific requirements.

1.20
TESTING DURING APPLICATION

Perform quality control tests a minimum of twice per shift (once in first half and once in second half), record mixer density, nozzle density and dry density. Record details from each bag of product, including date of manufacture, shift of manufacture and ISOLATEK® plant of manufacture.  Conduct field inspections in accordance with ASTM E605.  Provide records of test to contract administrator if requested.

1.21
TESTING POST APPLICATION

Test spray applied product for thickness and density in accordance with ASTM E605.  Provide records of test to contract administrator if requested.

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PRODUCTS
Materials
2.1
ISOLATEK® TYPE 300

ISOLATEK® Type 300 Gypsum based, wet mix, spray applied fire resistive material.

Designed to provide fire protection to concealed floor and roof assemblies and steel beams, columns and joists.  Must be protected from adverse weather conditions.

2.2
ISOLATEK® TYPE 400

ISOLATEK® Type 400 Portland cement based, wet mix, medium density spray applied fire resistive material.

Designed to provide fire protection to structural steel in commercial and high-rise construction.  Used in areas which may be subject to higher levels of abuse and elevated humidity such as mechanical and electrical rooms, parking garages, elevator shafts etc.  Neat in appearance.

2.3
ISOLATEK® TYPE M-II

ISOLATEK® Type M-II is a vermiculite and Portland cement based, wet mix, high density spray-applied fire resistive material.

Designed to provide fire protection to structural columns and beams in exterior environments and interior situations where high levels of abrasion resistance and hardness are necessary.  Recommended for use in petrochemical facilities, refineries and tunnels. The product has also been tested acid spray and solvent spray conditions.  Finish may be spray-textured or trowelled smooth

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EXECUTION
Conditions
3.1
DELIVERY, STORAGE & HANDLING OF PRODUCTS

Refer to 1270 CONSTRUCTION for requirements relating to delivery, storage and handling of products.

Use this standard generic clause and if appropriate add additional special requirements.

3.2
ROUTINE MATTERS

Refer to 1250 TEMPORARY WORKS & SERVICES for protection requirements.
Refer to 1270 CONSTRUCTION for requirements relating to defective or damaged work, removal of protection and cleaning.

Use this standard generic clause and if appropriate add additional special requirements.

3.3
PROTECTION

Provide measures for protection of workers and public, as required by the WorkSafe NZ: Guidelines for the provision of facilities and general safety in the construction industry.  Provide protection for workers applying coating and for other workers in the vicinity of application and mixing operations.  Follow the health and safety precaution requirements.

3.4
SEQUENCE

Complete fire protection work on a floor before proceeding to the next floor.

3.5
CONDITIONS FOR APPLICATION - ISOLATEK® TYPE 300 & 400

Apply coating to steelwork in conditions approved for the application of the specified coatings.  Substrate to be dry and its temperature at least 2°C above dew point temperature.  Maintain a minimum substrate and ambient temperature of 4°C prior to, during and for a minimum of 24 hours after application.  Provide not less than 4 complete air exchanges per hour until the material is dry.  Protect the product from excessive evaporation of water, including if subjected to high temperatures (35°C) and low relative humidity (<50%).  Do not apply product if substrate or air temperature exceeds 40°C.

When sprayed in enclosed areas such as basements, stairwells, shafts and small rooms additional air exchanges may be necessary

3.6
CONDITIONS FOR APPLICATION - ISOLATEK® TYPE M-II

Apply coating to steelwork in conditions approved for the application of the specified coatings.  A minimum substrate and ambient temperature of 4°C shall be maintained prior to, during, and a minimum of 24 hours after application.  Provide adequate ventilation to allow proper drying during and after application.

Application - General
3.7
STANDARDS AND TOLERANCES

Refer to the general section 1270 CONSTRUCTION for general requirements.

Amend this clause to describe specific standards and tolerances to be achieved in carrying out this part of the work.  Although such tolerances are typically included in standards (NZS, AS/NZS etc) in certain circumstances it is worth restating these in this clause.

3.8
COATING SYSTEMS - GENERAL

Coating systems to be applied in accordance with the products ISOLATEK® application and Installation Manual.

3.9
COMMENCEMENT OF APPLICATION

Do not commence work until the surface to receive this work is of an acceptable standard.  Check work previously carried out and confirm it is of the required standard for specified finish.  Clean the substrate to remove oil, grease, loose mill scale, loose rust, dirt, incompatible paint/primers and any foreign materials that could prevent proper bonding to the substrate.  Carry out such additional preparatory work as required to bring the substrate to suitable condition.  Ensure all clips, hangers, supports, sleeves, precast concrete panel connections and other attachments specified under other work sections are placed and fixed before the application of the coating.

Expand clause to cover the application of coating to underside of decks to ensure concrete work is complete and to roof decks to ensure roofing is complete, mechanical units are in place, construction roof traffic has ceased, etc.
Primed or painted structural steel may adversely affect the bond refer to Zone Architectural Products Limited for guidance.

3.10
EQUIPMENT

Use the manufacturer's model of equipment as identified in the ISOLATEK® Application & Installation Manual.  Locate application equipment on level, well drained ground, protect from inclement weather.

3.11
PROTECT ADJOINING SURFACES

Protect adjoining surfaces and areas to prevent contamination from overspray or fallout of materials.  Mask all areas which are not to receive product.

Application ISOLATEK® Type 300 & ISOLATEK® Type 400
3.12
MIX

Mix the product with consistent amounts of potable water (temperature between 10°C and 35°C) in a paddle or ribbon type mixer to achieve the optimum mixer slurry density.

3.13
SPRAY APPLY

Spray apply product using correct technique to suit substrate type.  Provide a full even coating and pattern over the substrate to achieve required thickness.  Allow prior coat to set before applying subsequent coats.

Product is spray applied in one or more coats.  When the substrate or conditions permit, thickness may be achieved in one coat.  Refer to Zone Architectural Products for further information.

3.14
FINISH

Lightly trowel final coat before it sets for a smoother finish.

Delete clause if a smoother finish is not required.  Spray application results in a textured finish.  Products have been designed for use without a surface coating.  If surface coatings of paint or hard coats (gypsum plaster/cement) are required refer to Application & Installation manual for details and limitations.

3.15
VENTILATE

Mechanically ventilate to properly dry the applied fire protection product after application.

Application ISOLATEK® Type M-II
3.16
MIX

Add potable water to the mixer then product.  Mix for three minutes to achieve the target mixer slurry density.

3.17
SPRAY APPLY

Spray apply product using specialist equipment to Zone Architectural Products requirements and the correct technique to suit substrate type.  Provide a full even thickness build, texture and proper density.  Allow product to stiffen before applying subsequent coats within 48 hours of preceding coats.  A textured or well scratched surface is required to allow bonding of subsequent coats.

3.18
VENTILATE

Provide a minimum of 4 complete air exchanges per hour until the material is dry.

Completion & Commissioning
3.19
COMPLETION - TESTS & CERTIFICATION

Refer to 1270 CONSTRUCTION for general test and certification requirements at completion.  Submit independent laboratory test results for specified performance criteria, refer to SELECTIONS.

Expand this clause to detail specific requirements for tests and certification required on completion of this section of work.  For example acoustic tests, thermal testing, leak testing etc.  Nominate the person that test results and / or certification is to be submitted to.  Co-ordinate with the INSPECTIONS clause if required to link testing with a Hold Point or Notification Point.  Delete this clause if there are no testing / certification requirements.

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SELECTIONS

For further details on selections go to www.zone.net.nz.
Substitutions are not permitted to the following, unless stated otherwise.

If substitutions are permitted modify the statement above, ensure the NO SUBSTITUTIONS clause from GENERAL is treated the same.

 

Select the options to suit the project and delete options not specified.

Performance
4.1
PERFORMANCE CRITERIA- ISOLATEK® TYPE 300 & 400

Test criteria:

Testing Standard:

Requirement:

Deflection

ASTM E759

No cracks or delamination

Bond Impact

ASTM E760

No cracks or delamination

Cohesion/Adhesion

ASTM E736

Achieve minimum bond strength of 7.2kPa

Air Erosion

ASTM E859

material shall not be subject to losses >0.27 g /m² (finished application)

Compressive Strength

ASTM E761

material shall not deform >10% when subject to a crashing force of 68.9 kPa

Corrosion Resistance

ASTM E937

Material shall not promote corrosion of steel

Surface Burning Characteristics:

ASTM E84

Flame spread 0

Smoke developed 0

Density

ASTM E605

ISK-300 - 240 kg/m³ Industry Standard Performance

ISK-400 - 353 kg/m³ Industry Standard Performance

Minimum thickness & density

ASTM E605

~ when spray applied to achieve the specified fire ratings

Material

UL 263 (AST E119)

Tested and classified to nominated testing standard

Spray applied fire resistive material shall contain no detectable asbestos.  Material manufacturer shall provide certification of such upon request.

Contact Zone Architectural Products Limited for project specific applications.

4.2
PERFORMANCE CRITERIA- ISOLATEK® TYPE M-11

Test criteria:

Testing Standard:

Requirement:

Deflection

ASTM E759

No cracks or delamination

Bond Impact

ASTM E760

No cracks or delamination

Cohesion/Adhesion

ASTM E736

Achieve minimum bond strength of 47.9kPa

Air Erosion

ASTM E859

material shall not be subject to losses >0.27 g /m² (finished application)

Compressive Strength

ASTM E761

material shall not deform >10% when subject to a crashing force of 2,068 kPa

Corrosion Resistance

ASTM E937

Material shall not promote corrosion of steel

Surface Burning Characteristics:

ASTM E84

Flame spread 0

Smoke developed 0

Density

ASTM E605

641-705 kg/m³

Minimum thickness & density

ASTM E605

~ when spray applied to achieve the specified fire ratings

Material

UL 263 (AST E119)

Tested and classified to nominated testing standard

Spray applied fire resistive material shall contain no detectable asbestos.  Material manufacturer shall provide certification of such upon request.

Contact Zone Architectural Products Limited for project specific applications.

Materials
4.3
ZONE - ISOLATEK® TYPE 300 - SPRAY APPLIED FIREPROOFING

Location:

~

Product:

ISOLATEK® Type 300

Supplier:

Zone Architectural Products Limited

FRR:

~/~/~

Member:

~

Thickness:

~

Finish:

~

Contact Zone Architectural Products Limited to confirm achievable fire resistance ratings (FRR, comprise three numbers indicating values for "stability", "integrity" and "insulation").  Read NZBC C/AS2, 2.3 Fire resistance ratings for further background information.  State whether beams and columns are 3 or 4 sided.

Finish:

Textured finish (results from spray application)

 

Trowel finish (if a smoother finish is required)

4.4
ZONE - ISOLATEK® TYPE 400 - SPRAY APPLIED FIREPROOFING

Location:

~

Product:

ISOLATEK® Type 400

Supplier:

Zone Architectural Products Limited

FRR:

~/~/~

Member:

~

Thickness:

~

Finish:

~

Contact Zone Architectural Products Limited to confirm achievable fire resistance ratings (FRR, comprise three numbers indicating values for "stability", "integrity" and "insulation").  Read NZBC C/AS2, 2.3 Fire resistance ratings for further background information.  State whether beams and columns are 3 or 4 sided.

Finish:

Textured finish (results from spray application)

 

Trowel finish (if a smoother finish is required)

4.5
ZONE - ISOLATEK® TYPE M-11 - SPRAY APPLIED FIREPROOFING

Location:

~

Product:

ISOLATEK® Type M-II

Supplier:

Zone Architectural Products Limited

FRR:

~/~/~

Member:

~

Thickness:

~

Finish:

~

Contact Zone Architectural Products Limited to confirm achievable fire resistance ratings (FRR, comprise three numbers indicating values for "stability", "integrity" and "insulation").  Read NZBC C/AS2, 2.3 Fire resistance ratings for further background information.  State whether beams and columns are 3 or 4 sided.

Finish:

Textured finish (results from spray application)

 

Trowel finish (if a smoother finish is required)