Jerith Ornamental Wire Fence Specifications
These specifications are for a new product and are subject to change. We will attempt to update any changes in the future. If you have any questions about any specifications in particular, feel free to contact us for current information.
Part 1 SCOPE:
This specification covers Ornamental Wire Fence as manufactured by Jerith Manufacturing Co., Inc., including sections, posts and gates.
Part 2 PRODUCTS:
B. Infill: Section infill wires shall be steel with a minimum yield strength of 80,000 psi. The steel shall be galvanized to meet the designation of "regular coating" in accordance with requirements of ASTM A641-98.
C. Accessories: Aluminum or zinc castings shall be used for all rail ends, post caps, and miscellaneous hardware. All castings shall be products of the U.S.A. Only stainless steel fasteners may be used with these accessories.
B. Coating: Fence materials shall be coated with FencCoat, a TGIC polyester powder-coat finish system applied by Jerith Manufacturing Company. Epoxy powder coatings, baked enamel or acrylic paint finishes are not acceptable. The FencCoat finish shall have a cured film thickness of 2-3 mils minimum.
C. Tests: The cured FencCoat finish shall
meet the following:
|3. Accelerated weathering for 1,000
hours under Method 6152 of Federal Test Method 141 shall show no adhesion
loss, with only slight fading, chalking and water staining.
4. Outdoor weathering shall show no adhesion loss, checking or crazing, with only slight fade and chalk when exposed for 1 year in Florida facing south at a 45 degree angle.
5. Minimum hardness of 2H using ASTM D3363
Manufacture and Fabrication:
B. Posts shall be 2" square x 16 gauge (.065") steel tubing. Posts shall be spaced 72" on center. Aluminum or zinc rail end castings shall be screwed to posts to receive the 1" square top and bottom rails. The rails shall be secured to the rail ends by stainless steel screws. Cast aluminum or zinc caps shall be provided with all posts.
C. Gates shall be assembled using panel material and gate ends with 1" or greater outside cross-section dimensions. Heavy-duty corner stampings shall be used to bolt each upright and rail intersection. All gates shall support a 300 lb. vertical load on the latch side of the gate without collapsing. Walk gates for BOCA Pool fences shall be self-closing and self-latching.
The entire fence system shall have a written 8 year Limited Warranty against defects in workmanship and materials. In addition, the FencCoat finish shall be warranted not to crack, chip, peel, or blister for the same period.