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DIVISION 8 PAINTING SPECIFICATIONS

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General Scope

Contractor shall provide all labor, material, and equipment and perform all operations necessary for all painting work specified including the painting of concrete block walls, reinforced concrete walls, concrete slab floors, and exposed iron and steel work including pumping units, electrical switchgear, piping, valves, and miscellaneous metal. 8.1.2 Submittals

Prior to beginning work, Contractor shall furnish to Owner the following: a. A material list for all painting materials to be used. Said list shall include manufacturer's name, designation, description, color charts and related data. Materials

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Contractor shall deliver all painting materials to the work site in original containers with seals and labels intact. Containers shall not be opened until after they have been inspected by Owner. 8.2.2 Painting materials for prime and finish coats shall be Koppers, Rust-Oleum, Frazee or FSC coatings, or approved equal. 8.2.3 Prepared material shall be used without cutting or diluting except as specified herein or as directed by manufacturer and approved by Owner. 8.3 Workmanship

All work shall be done by thoroughly qualified painters in a neat and workmanlike manner. All work which shows carelessness or lack of skill in execution or is defective due to any other cause will be rejected. Said work shall be redone to satisfaction of Owner prior to acceptance of work.

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tool marks. damp or humid weather. before installation. 8. Air compressors employed in spray painting shall be equipped with suitable trapping devices to keep water. Paint system shall have a dry film thickness of five (5) mils minimum. After installation. Paint shall be evenly spread and thoroughly brushed out and no residual brush marks shall remain. or other imperfections in paint coat shall be considered as cause for rejection and Contractor shall be required to make all necessary corrections to satisfaction of Owner. sags. Said materials shall then receive two finish coats.5 If a spray method is used. shop applied if possible. or other means as approved by Owner.5 8. and miscellaneous metal shall receive a prime coat(s).4.4 If brushes are used.1 Application Unless specified otherwise. they shall have sufficient body and length of bristle to spread paint in a uniform coat.4 8.4.4. 8. and other impurities from entering air lines. On surfaces which are inaccessible for brushing. unless specified otherwise.4.3 Paint materials shall be kept sealed or covered when not in use. thin areas. electrical switchgear. paint shall be applied by spray. 8. unless specified otherwise.2 Paint shall be applied only on thoroughly clean and dry surfaces. valves. cold. Paint shall not be applied in extreme heat.6 All exposed iron and steel work together with pumping units. 8. Runs. piping. paint shall be applied by brush or spray. Oily rags or waste shall be kept in covered containers and disposed of at frequent intervals.5. 8.4. or in dust.4.1 Paint Systems Previously Uncoated Concrete Block Walls. oil. and other defects shall receive a touch-up prime coat. [4/08] 8-2 .or smoke-laden air. 8. said materials shall be cleaned and all welds.8. the operator shall be thoroughly qualified in use of the equipment required. sheepskin daubers.

8. shall be applied according to manufacturer's recommendations.2.1 All surface defects shall be repaired and surfaces shall be cured a minimum of seven (7) days thereafter. or Frazee Duratec #202.2 8.5. 8.5. or Frazee Duratec #202.5. 8. or Frazee Acrylic Block Filler #262.5. Rust-Oleum 5199 White Masonry Filler. 8.3 The finish coat.1. Surfaces shall then be cleaned with steam or with a commercial cleaner to remove all grease. or Frazee Acrylic Block Filler #262. oil.5.1. shall be applied in the color specified and in sufficient quantity to achieve specified thickness. oil.4 Minimum drying time between prime coat and finish coat shall conform to the manufacturer's recommendations.2. shall be applied in the color specified and in sufficient quantity to achieve specified thickness.5. Koppers Block Sealer.2. 8.3 The finish coat.1. Rust-Oleum series 9300.2.2 The prime coat. FSC-Sealkreet. and chemical residues and then thoroughly rinsed with water. shall be applied according to manufacturer's recommendations. Rust-Oleum series 5199. Surfaces shall be cleaned with steam or with a commercial cleaner to remove all grease.4 Minimum drying time between prime coat and finish coat shall conform to the manufacturer's recommendations.8. Koppers 200 HB Epoxy. [4/08] 8-3 . Koppers 200 HB Epoxy.1. and chemical residues and then thoroughly rinsed with water. 8.2 The prime coat.1 All surface defects shall be repaired and surfaces shall be cured a minimum of seven (7) days thereafter.5. FSC-Sealkreet.5. 8. Koppers Block Sealer.5. Rust-Oleum series 9300. Previously Uncoated Reinforced Concrete Walls.

8. 8. [4/08] 8-4 . Previously Uncoated Concrete Slab Floors. Floor shall be cleaned with etching solution. If the existing paint has not begun to lift or wrinkle.1 All surface defects shall be repaired and surfaces shall be cured a minimum of 30 days. the paint system shall be applied as specified herein.5. Koppers 10. to a small test portion of wall.4 8. Koppers 10. Rust-Oleum Surfa-Etch 108 (Rust-Oleum paint system only).2 The prime coat. manufacturer shall be consulted before performing any work. Prior to any work. Koppers 200 HB Epoxy or Rust-Oleum series 9300.4.4.3 8.000 or Rust-Oleum 160.3.5.5. Koppers 200 HB Epoxy or Rust-Oleum series 9300. If after 30 minutes the existing paint has begun to lift or wrinkle.3.3 The prime coat. 8. and chemical residues.5. 8.5 Minimum drying time between prime coat and finish coat shall conform to manufacturer's recommendations. Surfaces shall then be cleaned with steam or with a commercial cleaner to remove all grease.4 The finish coat. shall be applied to thoroughly dry surfaces.5.8.1 Previously Coated Concrete or Masonry Walls. 8.5.3.000 or Rust-Oleum 160.2 All surface defects shall be repaired and all surfaces shall be scraped to remove deteriorated coatings and other deleterious materials. and then thoroughly rinsed with water. shall be applied in the color specified and in sufficient quantity to achieve specified thickness. shall be applied to thoroughly dry surfaces (4 days minimum drying time) after it has been thinned approximately 25% with thinner. Koppers Surfacer or Rust-Oleum 9391 Flat White. the existing paint shall be tested for compatibility by applying thinner.5.3. oil. 8.5.3.5.

5.3 The prime coat.5. If the existing paint has not begun to lift or wrinkle. to a small test portion of the floor. shall be applied in the color specified and in sufficient quantity to achieve specified thickness. [4/08] 8-5 . If after 30 minutes the existing paint has begun to lift or wrinkle.000 or Rust-Oleum 160.6 Galvanized Metal Previously Coated Concrete Slab Floors.5. the existing paint shall be tested for compatibility by applying thinner.5. shall be applied to thoroughly dry surfaces. 8.5.5. Koppers 10.4. 8.4 Minimum drying time between prime coat and finish coat shall be 16 hours and minimum drying time before normal traffic shall be 24 hours.5.5.4. 8. 8. the paint system shall be applied as specified herein.5.8. 8.5. Koppers 200 HB Epoxy or Rust-Oleum series 9300 with 1½ pounds pumice per gallon.1 Prior to any work. Koppers 200 HB Epoxy or Rust-Oleum series 9300.5. Floor shall then be cleaned with commercial cleaner.5 8.5.2 All surface defects shall be repaired and allowed to dry thoroughly.5.3 The finish coat.5 Minimum drying time between prime coat and finish coat shall be 16 hours and minimum drying time before normal traffic shall be 24 hours. Koppers 200 HB Epoxy or Rust-Oleum series 9300 with 1½ pounds pumice per gallon. manufacturer shall be consulted before performing any work. 8.4 The finish coat. 8. shall be applied in the color specified and in sufficient quantity to achieve specified thickness.5.

7. Koppers 662 HB Rust Penetrating Primer. FSC ZeroRust Primer. FSC-SA3 Silicone ALKYD (gloss enamel). or Frazee Metal Prime #661. Rust-Oleum 3202 Undercoat.4 The finish coat(s).1 Surfaces shall be cleaned with commercial cleaner and dried thoroughly. Frazee Super Bond #381 (Frazee Paint System only).7 8.5.6. FCS Zero-Rust Primer.5.1 Mill scale and rust shall be removed.5.2 The first prime coat.3 The second prime coat. or Frazee Super-Bond or #381 (Frazee Paint System only). Rust-Oleum New Color Horizons System.6.8. Koppers 622 HB Rust Penetrating Primer.7. Rust-Oleum 960 Zinc Chromate Primer (Rust-Oleum paint system only).7.5. or Frazee Duratec #202. shall be applied to thoroughly dry surfaces. or Frazee Metal Prime #661. Surfaces shall be cleaned with commercial cleaner and dried thoroughly. Rust-Oleum X-60 Red Bare Metal Primer. 8.6. 8. 8. shall be applied in one very thin coat. 8.5. 8.6. treat galvanized metal with Koppers 30 Metal Conditioner. Minimum drying time between the two finish coats shall be 24 hours. shall be applied to thoroughly dry surfaces.5.5. Prior to using Koppers Coating System. treat galvanized metal with Frazee Prep Wash #117.5 The first finish coat shall be applied between 1 and 24 hours after application of the primer.5.5. and prior to using Frazee Coating System.2 The prime coat.6.3 The second prime coat. Koppers Rustarmor 500 HB. 8. shall be applied to thoroughly dry surfaces. Bare Steel [4/08] 8-6 . 8. shall be applied in the color specified in sufficient quantity to achieve specified thickness (two coats minimum).

3 All welds. Frazee Duratec #202. and bare spots shall be primed with Koppers 622 HB Rust Penetrating Primer. 8.5.5. If the existing paint has not begun to lift or wrinkle.8.5.5.9. Koppers Rustarmor 500 HB. FSC SA-3 Silicone ALKYD (gloss enamel). or Frazee Duratec #202.8. Koppers Rustarmor 500 HB.8.5 Minimum drying time between each coat shall be 24 hours. If the existing paint begins to lift or wrinkle during the testing.8. tool marks. 8. the proposed paint system shall be applied as specified herein. the Contractor shall test the existing paint for compatibility with the proposed paint system.8.4 The finish coat.5.5. 8. FSC Zero-Rust Primer. Rust-Oleum New Color Horizons System. or Tnemec Series V10 Versare Primer.5.1 Surfaces shall be cleaned with commercial cleaner and dried thoroughly.4 The finish coat.1 All epoxied steel surfaces shall be sandblasted to “commercial blast-cleaned” metal to remove any rust or flaking epoxy coating. FSC SA-3 Silicone ALKYD (gloss enamel). 8.8 8.2 Prior to any work. Rust-Oleum 960 Zinc Chromate Primer.7. 8. the proposed paint manufacturer shall be consulted before performing any work. 8. shall be applied in the color specified and in sufficient quantity to achieve specified thickness (two coats minimum).7.8. shall be applied in the color specified and in sufficient quantity to achieve specified thickness (two coats minimum). Modified Alkyd Rust-Inhibitive Primer.5. [4/08] Previously Painted Steel Previously Epoxied Steel Surfaces 8-7 . Frazee Metal Prime #661. or Tnemec Series 28 Tufcryl Acrylic Polymer-Gloss.5 Minimum drying time between each coat shall be 24 hours. Rust-Oleum New Color Horizons System. 8.5.5.9 8.

the surfaces shall receive two coats of Tnemec Series 66 Hi-Build Epoxoline. If the existing epoxy begins to lift or wrinkle during the testing.5.5. vehicles. 8. dry condition and recoated to satisfaction of Owner.6 8. Electric switchplates. whatever the cause or source. glass. dirt.5. covered. 8. and all other items not to be painted or epoxied shall be removed. Tarps and cloths shall be placed where required to protect floors and equipment from spatter and droppings. the proposed epoxy system shall be applied as specified herein.8. and shall be applied in the color specified and in sufficient quantity to achieve the specified thickness (two coats minimum). sanded. or other foreign materials. Contractor shall clean or otherwise restore any surfaces which are painted or epoxied as a result of Contractor's failure to provide proper protection and said restoration shall be performed to satisfaction of Owner. Protection [4/08] 8-8 .1 Contractor shall protect freshly painted or epoxied surfaces from accumulation of dust.9. If the existing epoxy has not begun to lift or wrinkle.4 Minimum drying time between each coat shall be 24 hours. 8. or otherwise protected during coating operations.9.6. hardware. the Contractor shall test the existing epoxy for compatibility with the proposed epoxy system. water.2 Contractor shall protect all parts of the work site during his operation.6. the proposed epoxy manufacturer shall be consulted before performing any work.9. or stripped to a clean. Epoxy-Polyamide coating.2 Prior to any work. 8.3 After surface preparation of the surfaces. lighting fixtures. nameplates. Any damaged surfaces shall be wiped clean.