Performance Roll Specs

PART 1 – GENERAL

1.1 SUMMARY

A. The work of this section includes:
1. Performance – Rubber Roll
2. Adhesives

B. Related Sections: Section(s) related to this section include:
1. Concrete Substrate: Division 3 Concrete Section(s)
2. Plywood Substrate: Division 6

1.2 REFERENCES

A. Standards listed by reference, including revisions by issuing authority, form a part of this specification section to extent indicated. Standards listed are identified by issuing authority, authority abbreviation, designation number, title, or other designation established by issuing authority. Standards subsequently referenced herein are referred to by issuing authority abbreviation and standard designation.

B. American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM):
1. ASTM D412: Test method used to evaluate the tensile (tension) properties of rubber.
2. ASTM F137: Standard Test Method for Flexibility of Resilient Flooring Materials with Cylindrical Mandrel Apparatus.
3. ASTM C518: Standard Test Method for Steady-State Thermal Transmission Properties by Means of the Heat Flow Meter Apparatus.
4. ASTM D2047: Standard Test Method for Static Coefficient of Friction of Polish-Coated Floor Surfaces as measured by the James Machine.
5. ASTM D2859: Standard Test Method for Ignition Characteristics of Finished Textile Floor Covering Materials.
6. ASTM D5116: Standard Guide for Small-Scale Environmental Chamber Determinations of Organic Emissions from Indoor Materials/Products.
7. ASTM D3389: Standard Test Method for Coated Fabrics Abrasion Resistance.
8. ASTM F970: Standard Test Method for Static Load Limit.
9. ASTM F1514: Standard Test Method for Measuring Heat Stability of Resilient Flooring by Color Change.
10. ASTM F1515: Standard Test Method for Measuring Light Stability of Resilient Flooring by Color Change
11. ASTM F925: Standard Test Method for Resistance to Chemicals of Resilient Flooring
12. ASTM F1869: Standard Test Method for Measuring Moisture Vapor Emission Rate of Concrete Subfloor Using Anhydrous Calcium Chloride.
13. ASTM F2170 Standard Test Method for Determining Relative Humidity in Concrete Floor Slabs Using in situ Probes.
14. ASTM F2753: Standard Practice to Evaluate the Effect of Dynamic Rolling Load over Resilient Floor Covering System.
15. ASTM F710: Standard Practice for Preparing Concrete Floors to Receive Resilient Flooring.
16. ASTM F2772: Standard Specification for Athletic Performance Properties of Indoor Sports Floors.

C. Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design – LEED™
1. International Organization for Standardization™ document, ISO 14021 – Provides guidance on the terminology, symbols, testing and verification methodologies that an organization should use for self-declaration of the environmental aspects of its products and services.

1.3 SYSTEM DESCRIPTION

A. Performance Requirements: Provide recycled rubber resilient flooring, which has been manufactured and installed to maintain performance criteria stated by manufacturer without defects, damage, or failure.

1.4 SUBMITTALS

A. General: Submit listed submittals in accordance with Conditions of the Contract and Division 1 Submittal Procedures Section.

B. LEED: Provide documentation of how the requirements for credit will be met.
1. List of proposed materials with recycled content. Indicated pre-consumer and post-consumer content.
2. Product data and certification letter indicating percentage of recycled content for both pre-consumer and post-consumer content.
3. Recycled content is defined in accordance with the International Organization for Standardization document, ISO 14021 Environmental labels and declarations.
a. Post-consumer material – waste materials diverted from the waste stream after consumer or commercial use.
b. Pre-consumer material – materials diverted from the waste stream during the manufacturing process. Excluded are regrind, rework, and scrap.

C. Product Data: Submit product data, including manufacturer’s guide specifications product sheet, for specified products.

D. Shop Drawings: Submit shop drawings showing layout, profiles, and product components, including anchorage, accessories, finish colors, patterns, and textures.

E. Samples: Submit selection and verification samples for finishes, colors, and textures.

F. Quality Assurance Submittals: Submit the following:
1. Certificates: If required, certification of performance characteristics specified in this document shall be provided by the manufacturer.
2. Manufacturer’s Instructions: Manufacturer’s installation instructions.

Specifier Note: Coordinate paragraph below with Part 3.5 Field Quality Requirements Article herein. Retain or delete as applicable.

G. Closeout Submittals: Submit the following:
1. Operation and Maintenance Data: Operation and maintenance data for installed products in accordance with Division 1 Closeout Submittals (Maintenance Data and Operational Data) Section. Include methods for maintaining installed products and precautions against cleaning materials and methods detrimental to finishes and performance.
2. Warranty: Warranty documents specified herein.

1.5 QUALITY ASSURANCE

A. Qualifications:
1. Installer Qualifications: Installer experienced in performing work of this section who has specialized in installation of work similar to that required for this project.
a. Certificate: When requested, submit certificate, indicating qualification.
2. Manufacturer’s Qualifications: Manufacturer capable of providing field service representation during construction and approving application method.

Specifier Note: Paragraph below should list obligations for compliance with specific code requirements particular to this section. General statements to comply with a particular code are typically addressed in Conditions of Contract and Division 1 Regulatory Requirements Section. Repetitive statements should be avoided.

B. Mock-Ups: Install at project site a job mock-up using acceptable products and manufacturer-approved installation methods. Obtain Owner and Architect’s acceptance of finish color, texture and pattern, and workmanship standard. Comply with Division 1 Quality Control (Mock-Up Requirements) Section.
1. Mock-Up Size: [specify mock-up size].
2. Maintenance: Maintain mock-up during construction for workmanship comparison; remove and legally dispose of mock-up when no longer required.
3. Incorporation: Mock-up may be incorporated into final construction upon Owner’s approval.

C. Pre-installation Meetings: Conduct pre-installation meeting to verify project requirements, substrate conditions, manufacturer’s instructions and manufacturer’s warranty requirements. Comply with Division 1 Project Management and Coordination (Project Meetings) Section.

D. Pre-installation Testing: Conduct pre-installation testing as follows: [specify substrate testing; consult with flooring manufacturer].

1.6 DELIVERY, STORAGE & HANDLING

A. General: Comply with Division 1 Product Requirements Sections.

B. Ordering: Comply with manufacturer’s ordering instructions and lead-time requirements to avoid construction delays.

C. Delivery: Deliver materials in manufacturer’s original, unopened, undamaged containers with identification labels intact.

D. Storage and Protection: Store materials at temperature and humidity conditions recommended by manufacturer and protect from exposure to harmful weather conditions.

1.7 PROJECT CONDITIONS

A. Temperature Requirements: Maintain air temperature in spaces where products will be installed for time period before, during and after installation as recommended by manufacturer.

B. Field Measurements: Verify actual measurements/openings by field measurements before fabrication; show recorded measurements on shop drawings. Coordinate field measurements and fabrication schedule with construction progress to avoid construction delays.

1.8 WARRANTY

A. Project Warranty: Refer to Conditions of the Contract for project warranty provisions.

B. Manufacturer’s Warranty: Submit, for Owner’s acceptance, manufacturer’s standard warranty document executed by authorized company official. Manufacturer’s warranty is in addition to and not a limitation of, other rights Owner may have under Contract Documents.

Specifier Note: Coordinate paragraph below with manufacturer’s warranty requirements.
1. Warranty Period: (Specify term) years commencing on Date of Substantial Completion.

1.9 MAINTENANCE

A. Extra Materials: Deliver to owner extra materials from same production run as products installed. Package products with protective covering and identify with descriptive labels. Comply with Division 1 Closeout Submittals (Maintenance Materials) Section.

Specifier Note: Revise paragraph below specifying size and percentage as required for project.
1. Quantity: Furnish quantity of recycled rubber flooring units equal to (specify %) of amount installed.
2. Delivery, Storage, and Protection: Comply with owner’s requirements for delivery, storage, and protection of extra materials.
3. Cleaning: Furnish flooring manufacture’s neutral cleaner for initial cleaning and maintenance of the finished floor surface.

PART 2 – PRODUCTS

Specifier Note: Contact: Surface America, PO Box 157, Williamsville, NY 14231; Telephone: (800) 999-0555, (716) 632-8413; Fax: (716) 632-8324; E-mail: info@surfaceamerica.com; website: http://dev.surfaceamerica.com.

Specifier Note: Retain article below for proprietary method specification. Add product attributes performance characteristics, material standards and descriptions as applicable. Use of such phrases as “or equal” or “or approved equal” or similar phrases may cause ambiguity in specifications. Such phrases require verification (procedural, legal and regulatory) and assignment of responsibility for determining “or equal” products.

2.1 PROPRIETARY PRODUCT(S)

A. Flooring and adhesives manufactured by Ecore International, provided and installed by Surface America Inc.
1. Performance resilient roll flooring and accessories.
2. E-Grip™ III a single-component, zero-VOC, urethane adhesive

2.2 E-Grip™ III one-component urethane adhesive

A. Product Name: The one-part urethane adhesive under this specification shall be E-Grip™ III one-component urethane adhesive.

B. Material: E-Grip III is a one-component urethane moisture cured, non-sag, permanently elastic adhesive that has excellent adhesion to elastomers, concrete and wood and is engineered for indoor and outdoor applications.

C. Adhesive Type: one-component moisture cured urethane

D. Weight: 4 gallon pail-56 lbs, 2 gallon pail-28 lbs, 10.1 oz cartridges

E. Color: medium grey

F. VOC Content: 0 lb/gal calculated

G. Freeze/Thaw: stable

H. Application Temperature: 40° F – 100° F

I. Calcium Chloride Test: Maximum 5.5 lbs per 1,000 sq. ft. in 24 hrs. (ASTM F1869)

J. Relative Humidity (RH) Test Maximum 85% (ASTM F2170)

K. Flashpoint: > 500° F

L. Shelf Life: 12 months

M. Working Time: 30-40 minutes

N. Trowel: 1/16” x 1/16” x 1/16” square notch

O. Coverage Rate: 95 ft2 / gal. – 1/16” x 1/16” x 1/16”

P. SCAQMD Rule #1168 0 lb./gal. calculated

2.3.1 Performance 7.5mm

Performance 5mm – 6015H Underlayment / 2.5mm Surface Wear Layer
Made from a formulation of high quality post-consumer recycled rubber granules encapsulated in a wear and water-resistant elastomeric network with a fusion bonded reprocessed ColorMill™ EPDM surface wear layer.

Performance Criteria Test Method Typical Result
Tensile Strength ASTM D 412 >200 PSI
Flexibility 1/4” mandrel ASTM F 137 Pass
Thermal Conductivity ASTM C 518 >0.4
Static Load Limit ASTM F 970 @ 250PSI 0.004” Typical
Coefficient of Friction ASTM D 2047 > 0.9
V.O.C. Compliant ASTM D 5116 Yes
Color Stability ASTM F-1515 Good
Chemical Resistance ASTM F-925 Good
Abrasion Resistance ASTM D 3389 / EN 649 <1g, 100 cycles
Resistance to Heat ASTM F 1514 Δ E, <8.0
Pill Test ASTM D 2859 Pass
Vertical Deflection / Deformation ASTM F 2772 0.73 mm
Surface Effect Slip Resistance ASTM F 2772 Pass
Ball Rebound ASTM F 2772 99.7%
Force Reduction ASTM F 2772 12.6%
Sheet Dimension Manufacturer 4’ wide by custom length.
Minimum length 25LF
Standard Tolerance Width Manufacturer + 3/4” – 0”
Standard Tolerance Length Manufacturer + 1% – 0”
Standard Tolerance Thickness Manufacturer +/- .6 mm
Standard Sheet Weight Manufacturer 1.53 lbs/sf

2.3.2 Performance 10.5mm

Performance 8mm – 8032 Underlayment / 2.5mm Surface Wear Layer
Made from a formulation of high quality post-consumer recycled rubber granules encapsulated in a wear and water-resistant elastomeric network with a fusion bonded reprocessed ColorMill™ EPDM surface wear layer.

Performance Criteria Test Method Typical Result
Tensile Strength ASTM D 412 >200 PSI
Flexibility 1/4” mandrel ASTM F 137 Pass
Thermal Conductivity ASTM C 518 2.1 Btu-in/h-ft-F
Static Load Limit ASTM F 970 @ 250PSI 0.004” Pass
Coefficient of Friction ASTM D 2047 >0.9
V.O.C. Compliant ASTM D 5116 Yes
Color Stability ASTM F-1515 Good
Chemical Resistance ASTM F-925 Good
Abrasion Resistance ASTM D 3389 / EN 649 <1g, 1000 cycle
Resistance to Heat ASTM F 1514 Δ E <8.0
Pill Test ASTM D 2859 Pass
Vertical Deflection / Deformation ASTM F 2772 0.5mm
Surface Effect Slip Resistance ASTM F 2772 Pass
Ball Rebound ASTM F 2772 100%
Force Reduction ASTM F 2772 10%
Sheet Dimension Manufacturer 4’ wide by custom length.
Minimum length 25LF
Standard Tolerance Width Manufacturer +3/4” -0”
Standard Tolerance Length Manufacturer + 1% – 0”
Standard Tolerance Thickness Manufacturer +/- .6mm
Standard Sheet Weight Manufacturer 2.4 lbs/sq ft

2.3.3 Performance 14.5mm

Performance 12mm – 4735 Underlayment / 2.5mm Surface Wear Layer
Made from a formulation of high quality post-consumer recycled rubber granules encapsulated in a wear and water-resistant elastomeric network with a fusion bonded reprocessed ColorMill™ EPDM surface wear layer.

Performance Criteria Test Method Typical Result
Tensile Strength ASTM D 412 >200 PSI
Flexibility 1/4” mandrel ASTM F 137 Pass
Thermal Conductivity ASTM C 518 >0.4”
Static Load Limit ASTM F 970 @ 250PSI 0.009” Typical
Coefficient of Friction ASTM D 2047 > 0.9
V.O.C. Compliant ASTM D 5116 Yes
Color Stability ASTM F-1515 Good
Chemical Resistance ASTM F-925 Good
Abrasion Resistance ASTM D 3389 / EN 649 <1g, 100 cycle
Resistance to Heat ASTM F 1514 Δ E <8.0
Pill Test ASTM D 2859 Pass
Vertical Deflection / Deformation ASTM F 2772 2.66 mm
Surface Effect Slip Resistance ASTM F 2772 Pass
Ball Rebound ASTM F 2772 98.8%
Force Reduction ASTM F 2772 35.7%
Sheet Dimension Manufacturer 4’ width by custom length.
Minimum Length 25LF
Standard Tolerance Width Manufacturer + 3/4” – 0”
Standard Tolerance Length Manufacturer + 1% – 0”
Standard Tolerance Thickness Manufacturer + .6 mm
Standard Sheet Weight Manufacturer 2.34 lbs/sf

2.3.4 Performance Monster System

Performance 12mm – 4735 Base Layer, installed under an 8mm – 8032 recycled rubber, which is fusion bonded to a 2.5mm Surface Wear Layer (total system thickness of approximately 22.5mm)
Made from a formulation of high quality post-consumer recycled rubber granules encapsulated in a wear and water-resistant elastomeric network with a fusion bonded reprocessed ColorMill™ EPDM surface wear layer.

Performance Criteria Test Method Typical Result
Tensile Strength ASTM D 412 200 psi min
Flexibility 1/4” mandrel ASTM F 137 Pass
Thermal Conductivity ASTM C 518 1.3 Btu-in/h-ft-F
Static Load Limit ASTM F 970 @ 250PSI 0.025”
Coefficient of Friction ASTM D 2047 >0.8
V.O.C. Compliant ASTM D 5116 Yes
Color Stability ASTM F-1515 Δ E <8.0
Chemical Resistance ASTM F-925 Pass
Abrasion Resistance ASTM D 3389 / EN649 <1g, 100 cycle
Resistance to Heat ASTM F 1514 Δ E <8.0
Pill Test ASTM D 2859 Pass
Vertical Deflection / Deformation ASTM F 2772 1.6 mm Pass
Surface Effect Slip Resistance ASTM F 2772 Pass
Ball Rebound ASTM F 2772 100 %
Force Reduction ASTM F 2772 40%
Sheet Dimension Manufacturer 4’ wide by custom length.
Minimum length 25LF
Standard Tolerance Width Manufacturer +3/4” -0”
Standard Tolerance Length Manufacturer +1% -0”
Standard Tolerance Thickness Manufacturer + .6 mm
Monster Roll w/itstru-8 Sheet Weight Manufacturer 2.4 lbs/sf

2.4 PRODUCT SUBSTITUTIONS

A. Substitutions: No substitutions permitted.

2.5 RELATED MATERIALS

A. Related Materials: Refer to other sections listed in Related Sections paragraph herein for related materials.

2.6 SOURCE QUALITY

A. Source Quality: Obtain recycled rubber resilient flooring materials from a single manufacturer.

PART 3 – EXECUTION

Specifier Note: Revise article below to suit project requirements and specifier’s practice.

3.1 MANUFACTURER’S INSTRUCTIONS

A. Compliance: Comply with manufacturer’s product data, including product technical bulletins, product catalog installation instructions and product carton instructions for installation.

3.2 EXAMINATION

A. Site Verification of Conditions: Verify substrate conditions, which have been previously installed under other sections, are acceptable for product installation in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions.

3.3 PREPARATION

A. Surface Preparation: [specify applicable product preparation requirements].

Specifier Note: Coordinate article below with manufacturer’s recommended installation details and requirements.

3.4 ERECTION/INSTALLATION/APPLICATION/CONSTRUCTION

A. Recycled Rubber Flooring Installation: Comply with Installation Manual for installation procedures and techniques.

B. Finish Color/Textures/Patterns: [specify installation finishes coordinated with finishes specified in Part 2 Products].

C. Related Products Installation: Refer to other sections listed in Related Sections paragraph herein for related products installation.

3.5 FIELD QUALITY REQUIREMENTS

Specifier Note: Edit paragraph below. Establish number and duration of periodic site visits with Owner and manufacturer, and specify below. Consult with manufacturer for services required. Coordinate paragraph below with Division 1 Quality Assurance Section and Part 1 Quality Assurance Submittals herein. Delete if manufacturer’s field service not required.

A. Manufacturer’s Field Services: Upon Owner’s request, provide manufacturer’s field service consisting of product use recommendations and periodic site visit for inspection of product installation in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions.
1. Site Visits: [specify number and duration of periodic site visits].

3.6 CLEANING

A. Cleaning: Remove temporary coverings and protection of adjacent work areas. Repair or replace damaged installed products. Clean installed products in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions prior to owner’s acceptance. Remove construction debris from project site and legally dispose of debris.

3.7 PROTECTION

A. Protection: Protect installed product and finish surfaces from damage during construction.

3.8 SCHEDULES

A. Schedules: [Specify reference to applicable schedules].