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Section 04730 - Simulated Stone Veneer.

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SECTION 04730 - SIMULATED STONE VENEER

GUIDE SPECIFICATION

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Coronado Stone Products Inc.

11191 Calabash Avenue

Fontana, California 92337

909.357.8295 Voice

http://www.coronado.com

 

Coronado Stone Products Inc.

2025 Country Club Dr.

Carrollton, Texas 75006

972.434.2515 Voice

http://www.coronado.com

 

Coronado Stone Products Inc.

2806 Grandview Dr.

Simpson, South Carolina 29680

864.297.7090 Voice

http://www.coronado.com

 


Coronado Stone Products Inc.

1029 S Sacramento St

Lodi, CA 95240

209.334.1380 Voice

http://www.coronado.com

 

Coronado Stone Products Inc.

59 Franklin St

Westfield, NY 14787

716.326.4602 Voice

http://www.coronado.com

 

 

 

SECTION 04730

SIMULATED STONE VENEER

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The specifier can edit to suit project requirements, modify or add items as necessary, or delete non-applicable items. All checkboxes refer to the statement next to them, and will retain that statement in the final copy if checked. If not checked, that statement will be removed. Anything inside a box with a down arrow has an option that can be chosen. Boxes with double arrows allow you to scroll through the choices and choose more than one. To choose more than one, simply click your first choice, then hold down the Ctrl key on your keyboard and click your remaining choices. All boxes which you can type in are for your convenience, in making a custom choice. This way, the specifier can add colors or other options that we may have overlooked. This Section may include performance, proprietary, and descriptive type specifications. Edit to avoid conflicting requirements. Manufacturer notes are included between lines of asterisks to assist in choices to be made. Those lines, and anything in red, will be automatically be removed on the final page for printing. YOU MUST PRESS THE SUBMIT BUTTON WHEN COMPLETED.

 

This guide specification is based on the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) Section Format standards. References to section names and numbers are based on Master Format 95 recommendations.

 

In the interest of continuous improvement of its product line, Coronado Stone Products reserves the right to modify its product’s composition, colors, textures, sizes, and other physical and performance attributes, and subsequently, these guide specifications at any time. Updates to this guide specification will be posted as they occur. Coronado Stone Products makes no expressed or implied warranties regarding content, errors, or omissions in the information presented. Specifications modified or rewritten to not be in conformance with manufacturer’s standard processes, products, and procedures, may void warranties and related remedies.
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PART 1    GENERAL

 
1.1

SUMMARY

A.
 

Related Documents: General and Supplementary Conditions of the Contract, Division 1 General
Requirements, and Drawings are applicable to this Section.

B.

Section Includes:

1.

Simulated stone veneers for [interior] [exterior] applications.

2.

Reinforcement, anchorages, mortar, and accessories.

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Retain and edit following paragraph and related subparagraphs for Project as required, or delete if cross-referencing is not necessary for Project. (For any of the following sections, simply uncheck the box if that particular section is not required.)

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C. Related Sections:
1. [Section 04710 – Thin Brick Masonry Veneer]
2. [Section 04810 – Unit Masonry:  Masonry backup]
3. [Section 05400 – Cold Formed Metal Framing:  Wall framing]
4. [Section 06100 – Rough Carpentry:  Wall framing and sheathing]
5. [Section 07920 – Joint Sealants:  Sealant joints]
6. [Section 07240 – Exterior Insulation and Finish System: Synthetic plaster finish]
7. [Section 09220 – Portland Cement Plaster: Cement plaster finish]
8.
9.

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Check the box below to include the following paragraph if Section is affected by Alternates defined for Project.

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D. Alternates: Work of this Section is affected by Alternates. Refer to Section 01230.

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Include submittal requirements below, which are consistent with the scope of the project and extent of work of this Section. Only request submittals which are necessary for review of design intent.

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SUBMITTALS

E. Submit following in accordance with Section 01330.
1.
 
Product Data: Submit for fabricated wire reinforcement and each type of stone specified.
Include all applicable physical and performance data.
2.
 
Samples: Submit samples of simulated stone units to illustrate color, texture, and size range of each type unit.
3. Manufacturer’s detailed installation instructions. 
4.
 
List of projects on which manufacturer has supplied simulated stone materials in the past 5
years.
5. Certifications listed in Quality Assurance article of Part 1 this Section.
6.
 
1.2 FIELD SAMPLES
A. General: Comply with Section 01400.

 
B.
 
 
Sample Installation: Construct stone wall at job site in size, including mortar, special shapes, bonding, joint work, reinforcement, moisture barrier, grouting, corbelling, mortar color, expansion, control joints, and accessories.
1.
 
Obtain Architect’s approval before beginning work. Protect and retain sample as a basis on
which the quality of the work will be judged. Do not remove until Substantial Completion.
2. Accepted Field Sample: May not remain as part of completed Work.

 

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Check the boxes below to include quality assurance requirements, which are consistent with the size and scope of the project and extent of work of this Section. Only request qualification statements which you intend to review, and which are necessary to establish qualifications of the product, manufacturer, or installer. If there is something which needs to be included, but is not below, please enter it in the text box below and check the small box next to it.

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1.3 QUALITY ASSURANCE
A.
 
Installer:  Minimum 5 years experience in similar types of work of similar scope and be able to furnish list of previous jobs and references if requested by Architect.
B.
 
Fabricator:  Licensee of manufacturer with minimum 5 years experience manufacturing simulated stone products of size, type, and quantity as required for this project.
C.
 
 
Expansion Joints:  Provide expansion joints as indicated on Drawings or, if not indicated, install at
frequency and in accordance with details and as recommended by Architect and/or Industry Standards.  Confirm locations and frequency with Architect before beginning work.
D. Other:

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Retain applicable certification requirements, which are consistent with the Project and its location. Coordinate with stone manufacturer.

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E. Certifications: 
1.
 
Provide written documentation that products have met or exceeded at least one of the following certifications for a minimum of 10 years:
a. ICBO – International Conference of Building Officials;
b. SBCCI – Southern Building Code Congress International; 
c. BOCA – Building Officials and Code Administrators International; or
d. ICC-International Code Council.
2.
 
Provide written documentation that stone products comply with specified minimum criteria
when tested in accordance with testing standards specified in Part 2 of this Section.
 
1.4 PROJECT CONDITIONS
A. Environmental Requirements:
1.
 
Minimum air temperature of 40 degrees F (4 degrees C) prior to, during, and for 48 hours after completion of work; and
2.
 
Cold Weather Requirements: IMIAC (International Masonry Industry All-Weather Council) - Recommended Practices and Guide Specifications for Cold Weather Masonry Construction.
1.5 DELIVERY, STORAGE, AND HANDLING
A. Deliver, store, handle, and protect materials in accordance with Section 01600.
1. Store mortar materials on pallets in dry place.
2. Protect materials from rain, moisture, and freezing temperatures.
3. Protect reinforcement and accessories from elements.
 
1.6 WARRANTY
A. Special Warranty: Prepare and submit in accordance with Section 01780.
1. Provides 50-year limited warranty against manufacturing defects in manufactured stone products.
 

PART 2   PRODUCTS

 
2.1 MANUFACTURERS
A. Manufacturer: Coronado Stone Products.
  B. Stone Product: Subject to compliance with requirements, provide the following product:

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Choose your product from the drop-down menu below.

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1. as manufactured by Coronado Stone Products.

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Choose your stone color from the menu below.

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a.
 
Stone Color:   as manufactured by Coronado Stone Products
 

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If you would like a second Stone Product, please click here.
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If you would like a third Stone Product, please click here.
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2.2 STONE MATERIALS
A. Simulated Stone:
1. Precast simulated stone, composed of following materials:
a. Portland Cement: ASTM C 150, Type 1, 2, or 3 depending upon color to be produced.
b.
 
Course Aggregates: ASTM C 330, lightweight type, color as necessary to obtain final approved color of stone.
c. Sand: ASTM C 144, special color if required to match approved sample.
d. Iron oxide colors.
e. Water: Clean and free from deleterious substances.

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Insert stone accessory items below as required for specific project, selected from manufacturer’s standard product lines. Examples of required information are shown on each line.

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B. Stone Accessories
1. Provide the following accessory and accent stones:
a. Quoins in   color.
b. Wall Caps in   color and inch size.
c. Post Caps in   color and inch size.
d. Keystones in color.

 
e.
 
Window Moldings in color.

 
f.
 
Window Sills in color.

 
g.
 
Lintels in color.

 
h.
 
Mantels in color.
 
2.3 MORTAR MATERIALS
A. Contact your local Coronado manufacturing facility for mortar mixture recommendations.

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“Pigments” below are only needed for applications where the grout joints will be exposed (not required for dry stack applications). The following subparagraph will be kept depending on your choice from above.

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B. Pigments: Meeting ASTM C 979, mineral oxide type. Do not exceed color manufacturer’s limitations.

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Select mortar color from bracketed items in following subparagraph.

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1. Mortar Color:  

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Check this box for applications in which stone is to be applied directly to clean masonry or concrete substrates (when not using metal lath).

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C.
 
Bonding Agent: As recommended by simulated stone manufacturer for direct bonding of simulated stone to masonry or concrete substrates when not using metal lath.
D. Water: Potable.
E. Mixing: Use thinset with acrylic additive in accordance with thinset manufacturer’s recommendation.
1.
 
Thoroughly mix mortar and grout ingredients in quantities needed for immediate use. Mix grout to ASTM C 270, Type S proportions and mortar to ASTM C 270, Type S requirements.
2. Do not use anti-freeze compounds to lower freezing point of mortar.
  3. Other:
 
2.4 RELATED MATERIALS
A. Setting Accessories:
1. Moisture Barrier:

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Select one of the following two subparagraphs. Moisture barrier over sheathing is required by most codes. Option “a” is recommended by manufacturer as a positive means of stopping moisture migration through wall and diverting free moisture to base of wall. Option “b” is a less expensive product, yet still meets code requirements.

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a.
 
[Tyvek Stucco Wrap, by E.I. Dupont, or comparable product as approved by Architect. Provide tape to seal joints, seams, and tears, of same permeance as membrane.]
b. [ASTM D 226, No. 15 non-perforated asphalt saturated organic felt.]

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Metal lath is recommended by manufacturer as a base upon which to apply all stone products, regardless of substrate. Should installer wish to omit lath over masonry and concrete substrates and use a bonding agent additive to the mortar mix, consult manufacturer for recommendations on additives and mix proportions.

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2. Metal Lath: ASTM C 847; 18 gage, galvanized, flat diamond mesh, self furring, stamped
sheet; 3.4 Other:
a.
 
Attachment:  Galvanized nails, screws and other metal supports, of type and size to suit applications; to rigidly secure materials in place.
3. Joint Sealant: Refer to Section 07920.
4.
 
Fasteners: Coated 1-1/2 inch nails, staples, or screws of type and for spacing as recommended by simulated stone manufacturer.
5. Cleaner: Nonacid cleaner as recommended by simulated stone manufacturer.

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Check here if sealer will be necessary.  Not required.  However, if installed on an exterior exposed to excessive water from runoff or improper drainage, we suggest the product be sealed in that particular area to protect it from staining or spalling during freeze-thaw cycles. If sealer is necessary, make sure to not only check the box, but also choose one of the options.

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6.
 
Sealer: Breathable type, non-film forming, non-yellowing
 

PART 3   EXECUTION

 
3.1 EXAMINATION AND PREPARATION
A. Examination: Examine conditions and proceed with work in accordance with Section 01400.
1. Verify that field conditions are acceptable and are ready to receive work.
2. Verify items provided by other Sections of work are properly sized and located.
3. Verify that built‑in items are in proper location and ready for roughing into masonry work.
    4. Verify correct product and accessories prior to installation.

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The following subparagraph and it's subparagraph (a.) below, will be kept only if lath is to be omitted and stone is to be applied directly to masonry or concrete substrates, which was specified above.

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5.
 
Verify that masonry and concrete substrates do not have residual coatings (paint, bond breaker, curing compounds, etc.) present, which may affect bonding of mortar to substrate.
a. Install metal lath if residual coatings are present on substrate.
6.
 
Consult Owner and manufacturer if deficiencies exist. Correct deficiencies in accordance with stone manufacturer’s recommendations.
B. Protect surrounding area from possible damage during installation work.
C. Initiating installation constitutes Installer’s acceptance of existing surfaces and substrate.
3.2 APPLICATION

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Moisture barrier is only needed over sheathing substrates, and is required by most codes.

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A. Moisture Barrier:
1.
 
Apply sheets horizontally, starting at the base of the wall, and lapping each successive upper sheet over the previous lower sheet.
2. Lap horizontal and vertical joints 6 inches.
3.
 
Cut and seal joints, penetrations, openings, and projections with manufacturer’s recommended tape.
4. Install with corrosion-resistant staples.

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For applications where stone will be directly adhered to masonry or concrete substrates, lathing in B below is recommended, but is not mandatory.

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B. Lathing: Apply metal lath taut, with long dimension perpendicular to supports.
1. Lap ends minimum 1 inch. Secure end laps with tie wire where they occur between supports.
2. Lap sides of lath minimum 1-1/2 inches.
3.
 
Attach metal lath to framing using nails or screws of type, size, and spacing as recommended by system manufacturer.
4.
 
Continuously reinforce internal angles with corner mesh, except where the metal lath returns 3 inches from corner to form the angle reinforcement; fasten at perimeter edges only.
5.
 
Place 4 inch wide strips of metal lath centered over junctions of dissimilar backing materials. Secure rigidly in place.
C. Mortar:

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The following subparagraph will be kept for applications in which lathing is used, which you specified above.

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1. Apply 3/8 inch scratch coat of mortar to lath and allow to dry 48 hours.

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The following paragraph will be kept for applications in which stone is to be applied directly to masonry or concrete substrates, as specified above.

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2.
 
Apply bonding agent to masonry or concrete substrates in accordance with manufacturer’s recommendations.

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The following paragraph will be kept for dry stack applications, which you specified above.

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3. Apply mortar-thinset adhesive mixture to the back of the stone.
D. Simulated Stone Veneer:  Install in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions.

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Information and instructions for your selected veneer pattern(s) will automatically be entered into the box below.

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1.
 

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Refer to Coronado’s website or product binder for additional installation guidelines unique to each pattern, including positioning of stones and grout joint sizing to achieve a specified look. Refer to website for product specific specifications written in CSI format and available for downloading.

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The following subparagraph will be kept for dry stack applications, which you specified above.

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2.
 
For drystack applications, begin stone installation at bottom of wall, maintaining unit level and plumb.

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The following subparagraph will be kept for mortar joint application.

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3. Apply 3/8 to 1/2 inch of mortar covering to back of each stone.

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In the following subparagraph, insert the desired joint width into brackets. Refer to manufacturer’s literature to determine correct joint width for selected pattern and desired look.

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4.
 
 
Press units firmly into position, wiggle each piece slightly and apply light pressure to unit to
ensure firm bonding, causing mortar to extrude slightly around edges of units and to leave a
joint width of
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The following subparagraph for mortar joint application. Select mortar joint type from drop-down menu.

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5.
 
Place units with uniform mortar joints in accordance with
manufacturer’s instructions.

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The following subparagraph will be kept for dry stack applications, which you specified above.

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6. Place units in dry stack fashion, without mortar joints.
7. Install outside corner return units with short and long lengths alternated.
8.
 
Install accessory pieces (quoins, caps, sills, moldings) as work progresses, using same
techniques as units in field of wall.
9.
 
E.
 
Plan work to minimize jobsite cutting. Perform necessary cutting with proper tools to provide uniform edges; take care to prevent breaking unit corners or edges.
F. Remove excess mortar; do not allow mortar to dry on face of units.
1. Point and tool joints before mortar has set.
2. Clean and finish joints in accordance with architect’s and manufacturer’s instructions.
G.
 
Control Joints: Size in accordance with Section 07920 for sealant performance, but in no case larger than adjacent mortar joints in exposed stone units.
H. Expansion Joints: Provide where indicated on Drawings or as recommended by system manufacturer.
I.
 
Built-in Work: As work progresses, build in door and window frames, nailing strips, anchor bolts,
plates, and other items specified in various sections.
1. Build in items plumb and level.
2. Bed anchors of metal door and glazed frames in mortar joints. Fill frame voids solid with mortar.
3. Do not build in organic materials subject to deterioration.
4.
 
3.3 ADJUSTING
A.
 
Cutting and Fitting: Cut and fit for chases, pipes, conduit, sleeves, and grounds. Cooperate with other sections of work to provide correct size, shape, and location.
1.
 
Obtain approval prior to cutting or fitting any area not indicated or where appearance or
strength of masonry work may be impaired.
 
3.4 CLEANING AND SEALING
A. Cleaning: Comply with Section 01740.
1. Remove excess mortar and smears using brush or steel wool.
2. Replace defective mortar. Match adjacent work.
3.
 
Clean soiled surfaces with non-acidic solution, acceptable to the stone manufacturer, which will not harm masonry or adjacent materials.
4. Leave surfaces thoroughly clean and free of mortar and other soiling.
5. Use nonmetallic tools in cleaning operations.

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The following subparagraph will be kept if sealer was deemed necessary and checked above in Part 2 if this Section.

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B. Sealer:  Apply sealer to completed surface in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions.
 

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