8, , Table of Contents (Masterformat ), , Table of Contents ( Masterformat ). 9, , List of Drawings, , List of Drawing Sheets. CSI MasterFormat Edition: Division 15 Mechanical-Section Fire Protection Piping. CSI MasterFormat Edition: Division 21 Fire. MasterFormat™ to Sorted by current NMS () numbers. Page 1 of Note: Numbers in Bold are revised NMS titles. Existing Numbers and Titles.

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In complex projects with many services to be insulated—each with varying conditions and different requirements for insulation materials, thicknesses, and coverings—the specifier could separate mechanical insulation into —Duct Insulation, —Equipment Insulation, and —Pipe Insulation. Commencement of work by installer is acceptance of opening conditions.

The initiatives of the National Insulation Association NIA to enhance the importance of mechanical insulation mazterformat establish its rightful role as an engineered system have brought increased emphasis on and masterfofmat of the content and organization of mechanical insulation specifications. Your email address will not be published.

Init first became known as MasterFormat, and it set the standard of 16 divisions and a five-digit numbering scheme. Drill bottom bearing for hold open pin. Each division could have a single or multiple sections, depending on the complexity of the project requirements.

In the edition of MasterFormat, Division 15—Mechanical has been discontinued. Additionally, the specifications must include detailed descriptions of vapor barriers, protective coverings, arrangements with service-supporting devices, quality of workmanship required, and means of ensuring that the specified materials are being used and applied as prescribed.

Reference Section —Submittal Procedures; cxi the following items: These are complex requirements and necessitate carefully written and organized specification sections. When insulation systems are carefully engineered, the results usually include different materials, varying thicknesses, and varying installation requirements for each building service, as well cei for the same services installed in different environments. After World War II, building construction specifications began to expand, as more advanced materials and choices were made available.


CSI further assigned numbers and titles subdividing mechanical insulation into separate sections for ducts, equipment, and pipes. Remove surplus materials and debris from the site. In mastrrformat location, as in previous schemes, the subject was subdivided using numbers and titles.

SpecsIntact Specifications Kept Intactis an automated specifications processing system for preparing certain government facility masterfomat projects using standard master specifications, called Master Text or Masters, supplied by each of three government agencies.

Spotlight on Exposed Structure View our broad portfolio of acoustical solutions for exposed structure spaces. MasterFormat is a standard for organizing specifications and other written information for commercial and institutional building projects in the U. Note specific doors shipped in other than upright position on bill of lading and contact manufacturer.

The new scheme allows the subjects in each division to be further subdivided for complex projects. Width and height of masterforrmat leaf: There is an increase in the variety of available insulation products. An indication of the widespread acceptance of MasterFormat is that the ASTM standard for sustainability assessment of building products relies on MasterFormat to organize the data.

Mechanical Insulation Specifications Update: Please update this article to reflect recent events or newly available information. The requirements within a specification section or series of sections must be organized so that end users can easily find the information that they need.

Verify doors were shipped in upright position. Each Division is subdivided into a number mastertormat Sections.

CSI categories (MasterFormat 1995)

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This requires the insulation subjects also to split among those divisions. These developments have created a need to more carefully, accurately, and comprehensively specify construction-contract requirements relating to mechanical insulation.


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Within that division, CSI slotted mechanical insulation in a series of sections beginning with the number Less than 5 cfm. Archived from the original on 22 March Find a distributor for all your commercial project needs.

masterfprmat Frames installed under other sections shall be level and plumb. Inthey published a format for construction specifications, with 16 major divisions of work. Often, the specifications for pipe insulation must be written with the understanding that the contractor has various options for which materials to use.

These sections in the MasterFormat Edition have the same titles and are numbered 21 07 00, 22 07 00, and 23 07 00, respectively. Subdividing in this fashion did not duplicate information, because the requirements were different for each section, and it helped contractors find particular information csii quickly.

Rigidly connect mount plate, stile and hinge shaft and secure hardware assembly to door with through-rivets at tubing and aluminum or stainless steel screws to stile. Footings Division 04 — Masonry Ex. Each may require different insulation material and thickness. Pattern Gallery Where pre-designed patterns and colors take shape! This separation, while controversial, poses no threat to contractors bidding on mechanical insulation, and it does not present a condition of three identical specifications.

This organization of the content mastetformat depend not on the contract sum, masterforat on the complexity of the project. Check seals for proper fit. Install door with necessary anchors, hardware and accessories. It is a pity, that I can not participate in discussion now.