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SECTION 05100

DOME STRUCTURES

PART 1 GENERAL

1.1   SUMMARY

A. This section includes pre engineered dome structure framing members only and accessories:

1. Steel splice kits
2. Steel tension ring sections
3. Steel dome ribs
4. Steel compression ring
5. Steel backup plates and fasteners

B.Finish substrates by others covered in other specification sections.

1.2   PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS

A.General: Provide manufactured pre-engineered dome structure and accessories with
performance requirements indicated and capable of design requirements for AISC Standard
Code of Practice, and wind loading where roof dome has exterior exposure.

1.3   SUBMITTALS

A.Section 01330-Submittal Procedures: Requirements for submittals.

B.Product data including manufacturer’s product specifications, standard details, and general
recommendations, as applicable to materials for each component and for the total dome assembly.

C.Shop drawing shall have calculations attached with calculations signed and sealed by

1.Shop drawings showing layout of dome components and accessories.
Professional Engineer licensed in the project state

D. Manufacturer’s assembly instructions.

1.4   SQUALITY ASSURANCE

A.Installer Qualifications: Engage an experienced installer who has completed metal dome projects or similar projects in scope, material, design and extent to that indicated for this project and with a record of successful in –service performance.

B. On-site visit and consulting by Manufacturer Representative.

1.5   DELIVERY, STORAGE AND HANDLING

A.Section 01600 – Product Requirements: Requirements for transporting, handling, storing, protecting products 

B.Deliver dome components and accessories so they will not be damaged or deformed.

C.Handling: Exercise care in unloading, storing and erecting roof dome components to prevent bending, warping, twisting and surface damage.

D.Stack materials on platforms or pallets in a straight manner

1.6   PROJECT CONDITIONS

A.Established Dimensions: Coordinate roof dome assembly with roof dome assembly instructions and actual location of structural members. Ensure opening dimensions correspond to establish dimensions of dome assembly.

1.7  WARRANTY

A. Submit written warranties, properly identified and executed, covering failure of factory wor in summary.

 1. Pre-engineered Roof Dome Assembly: 2 years from Substantial Completion.

B. General: Special warranties specified in this Article shall not deprive the Owner of other  rights the Owner may have under other provisions of the Contract Documents and shall be in  addition to, and run concurrent with, other warranties made by the contractor under  requirements of the Contract Documents.

1.8   FIELD MEASUREMENTS

A.Verify field measurements prior to fabrication.

1.9   COORDINATION

A. Coordinate the use of wood ribs in lieu of steel ribs as structural framing members as approved by Manufacturer and Architect

PART 2 PRODUCTS

2.1   MANUFACTURERS

A. This section includes pre engineered dome structure framing members only and accessories:

1.Roof Domes LLC (520) 407-9000  www.roofdomes.com
2. McCarty Domes Inc (520) 407-9009 jerry@mccartydomes.com
3. Substitutions: Section 01600 – Product Requirements.

2.2    DOME

A.Basis of Design: Roof Dome LLC pre-engineered roof dome kit

B.Refer to Drawings for sizes and shapes.

C.Code: AISC Standard Code of Practice.

2.3    MATERIALS

A.Steel Plates, Shapes and Bar ASTM A-36

B.Steel Tube: ASTM A-500
  1. Finish: Apply zinc-oxide shop coat after fabrication.

C.Wood Ribs to meet Manufacturers approved structural engineering. Prior to approval required by Architect

PART 3 EXECUTION

3.1   EXAMINATION

A.Section 01300 – Administrative Requirements: Verification of existing conditions before starting work.

B.Verify that field conditions are acceptable and are ready to receive Work.

3.2   INSTALLATION

A.Install items plumb and level, accurately fitted, free from distortion or defects.

B. Provide for erection loads, and for sufficient temporary bracing to maintain true alignment until completion
              of erection and installation of permanent attachments.

C.Obtain approval prior to site cutting or making adjustments not previously scheduled.