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Hivetecks    Aluminum honeycomb panel

1. General Specifications

1.1 Related Documents
All drawings, contract documents, and General Terms and Conditions apply to this document.

1.2 Scope of Application

1.2.1 This document specifies the methods and standards of manufacturing and installing AL Honeycomb Panels for new or remodeling construction projects.

1.2.2 Special specifications are as stated below. For general issues, refer to standard specifications of the Korea Architectural Association, architectural project standard specifications, and architectural designers' standard specifications for curtain walls. However, this document shall come before any other specifications.

1.3 Applicable Standards
The following standards are considered a part of this document for the relevant information specified herein:

1.3.1 Korea Industrial Standards (KS)

1. KS D 3506 - Galvanized Steel Sheets and Bars
2. KS D 6759 - Extruded Aluminum and Aluminum Alloy Members
3. KS L 9102 - Glass Insulators

1.4 Required Documents
The following required documents shall be submitted in appropriate formats:

1.4.1 Construction Plans

1. Detailed AL Honeycomb Panel Installation Plans
2. Installation Inspection Plans
3. Quality Control Plans (sequence/method of installation, material management, work environment, reinforcement, etc)
1.4.2 Shop Drawings
8. Sectional Drawings
If other drawings or development figures are required, they should be produced and submitted for problem-free manufacture and installation.
1.4.3 Structures and Dimensions
1. Structures and dimensions of panels and connectors shall be submitted.
1.4.4 Samples
1. Panels
2. Glass wool
3. Steel pipes
1.4.5 Construction Inspection
1. Pre-installation Inspection
Shop drawings based on actual measurements shall be approved by client and supervisory authority before installation.

2. Post-installation Inspection
Installation shall be inspected by client and supervisory authority and inspection verification shall be authorized.
1.4.6 Product Resources
Special Specifications for Aluminum Honeycomb Panel

1.4.7 Test Reports
Copies of Test Reports

1.4.8 After Completion
Drawings of complete installation and warranty certificate shall be submitted.
1.5 Quality Assurance

1.5.1 Qualification of Installers
Installers must be contractors authorized by manufacturer or licensed construction structure assemblers. Before the installation process, copies of their licenses and performance certificates shall be submitted, and approved by supervisory authority.

1.5.2 Qualification of Manufacturer
Materials in this document shall be manufactured by a ISO-certified manufacturer. Their test results and performance certificates shall be submitted, and approved by supervisory authority before the installation process.

1.5.3 Onsite Sample Installation

1. If client requires sample installation, samples shall be installed according to the shop drawings up to 10 in the worksite.
2. Supervisor shall determine the length of sample installation.
3. Samples are assembled onsite.
4. Sample installation can be considered a part of final installation.
1.5.4 Pre-installation Negotiations
1. Before the installation process, negotiate scope of work with related parties, including client, designer, contractor, and supervisor.
2. Review related work requirements.
1.6 Transportation, Storage, and Handling

1.6.1 Packaging, Transportation, Handling, Unloading

1. Packaging
A) When stacked for storage or transportation, bottom units shall be protected from pressure.
B) Packaging materials shall not be damaged.
C) Spacers shall be inserted to prevent shifting during transportation.

2. Transportation
Prevent deformation, damage, or mixing with other models during transportation.

3. Handling
A) Appropriate equipments are required for safe handling. Items must be packaged for handling.
B) Materials and products must be delivered in the order produced.
C) Always keep the panels upright when stacking them and keep them indoors.
D) Always keep the panels in well-ventilated areas to reduce the influence of temperature and humidity.

4. Unloading
Always use caution when unloading materials and products to prevent damages caused by mishandling. When delivering products, always check item number, date of manufacture, quantities, and name of project to prevent complaints.
1.7 Onsite Operation Conditions

1.7.1 Operations must be done with safety nets, safety bars, and other safety facilities.

1.7.2 If it is raining, snowing, or humid, operators are prone to slipping on rails. In this case, operations must be resumed after safety inspection.

1.7.3 If there are potential fire hazards near welding sites, all potential hazards must be eliminated.

1.8 Continuity of Operation
Operations must be carefully discussed and planned for collaboration with other related works such as window installation.

1.9 Warranty
Warranty period shall be at least two years from installation. Upon completion of work, warranty security shall be issued and submitted for verification purpose.

1.10 Maintenance and Repair

1.10.1 Maintenance/Control Service
The installer is responsible for the installation, user instructions, inspection, repair, and exchange.

1.10.2 User Instructions
Methods of maintenance, inspection, and repair shall be explained to clients.

1.10.3 Repair
If client is dissatisfied with the quality of products and requires repair, inspection, exchange, and/or refund, the installer shall propose charged/uncharged correction measures to guarantee customer satisfaction.

2. Materials

2.1 Key Materials

2.1.1 The Hivetecks panels of Hongsung Industries Co., Ltd. shall be Honeycomb panels with the following specifications.

2.1.2 Specifications

Front Panel: AA3003, or AA3105, H16 THK 0.8 (PvdF COAT).
Honeycomb Core: AA3104 H18 THK 8.3
Back Panel: AA3003, or AA3105, H16 THK 0.5 (MILL FINISH).
Adhesive: Dura-bond 208 (Heat-plasticity Adhesive Films)
AL. MOULD: AA6063 1.2T T5 White Film
2.1.3 Thickness: 10mm

2.1.4 Color: Standard HIVETECKS Color

2.1.5 Materials: Double-faced aluminum panels are AA3003, or AA3105, H16. Must indicate KSD 6701, 6711 marks.

2.1.6 Surface Treatment: External surface uses high-molecular industrial fluoride resin paint (PvdF) with more than 70% POLYVINYLED FLUORIDE resin and the back is finished with Mill-finish panel.

2.2 Submaterials

2.2.1 Fixing Joints
A) Material: Extruded AL. A6063 Alloy
B) Specifications: KSD/KS marked or equivalent as shown in drawings

A) Material: SS41 Galvanized
B) Specifications: 3/8 - 100mm

3. Steel Reinforcements
A) Material: Standard Rolled Iron (refer to drawings)
B) Specifications: - 40 40 2.3T , - 50 50 2.3T

4. BITS (SCREW) - KSD 1002
A) Material: SS41 (E.G.I)
B) Specifications: 4 - 6mm
C) PITCH: No larger than 400mm

A) Material: Standard Rolled Iron (SS41)
B) Specifications: L - 80 80 5T, etc

6. Other Submaterials
Use KS marked or equivalent products for submaterials that are not indicated in drawings or specifications.
For the following requirements, use products that have passed tests under Item 5 of the KS F 4910. SILICONE Sealants can be used after submitting samples to supervisory authority for approval.
A) Hardening/Drying
B) Rigidity
C) Tensile Adhesive Strength
D) Surface Adhesive Strength
E) Elasticity
F) Contamination
G) Slump
H) Hardening Time
2.2.3 Joint Cleaning
1. Moisture, dust, impurities, oil, and rust decreases strength of adhesion. Cleaning and drying is essential before installation.

2. Backup Material Filling
Backup material is used to prevent adhesion of a third surface and to secure the surface of installation. Backup material is used to adjust deformed joints and joint depth. Backup material is rounded and shall be slightly wider than joint.
2.2.4 Masking Tape
Masking tape is applied to protect surrounding surfaces and to make crisp lines around the installation. Tapes must not leave adhesives on the surface and must not be melted by certain solutions or under direct sunlight.

2.2.5 Silicone Filling
Silicone gun shall be used to release silicone at consistent speed and pressure. The gun shall be slightly leaned for smooth application. A thick layer shall be applied on top of joints. Stop application about 20cm inside the edge and continue application from the end to the other direction.

2.2.6 Removing Masking Tape
Remove the tape immediately after application. Use caution not to peel off paint with tape.

2.2.7 Curing
Sealant shall be cured for three days to prevent damage or attachment of impurities on the surface.

2.3 Material Quality Control

2.3.1 Inspection Items

1. Specifications
A) Item Name/Number
B) Correspondence of specifications, material lists, and drawings

2. Appearance
The appearance shall be free of dents, scars, and discoloration and shall be acceptable for the following inspections.
A) Deformed/damaged appearance
B) Scars, dents, poor surface treatment, discoloration, etc

3. Size
Must meet the requirements in specifications and drawings.

2.3.2 Selection of Inspection Method
Consider product delivery status at worksite to select method and period of inspection and collection of samples.
3.1 Inspection
Inspect whether worksite is ready for installation (whether required structures are completed and safety control is complete) before starting the installation process.

3.2 Preparation

3.2.1 Measurement
Measure worksite based on basic shop drawings and determine correspondence with drawings.

3.2.2 Revision
Revise drawings based on measurements and discussions with client and produce final drawings.

3.2.3 Approval
Have final drawings approved by client and supervisory authority.

3.3 Installation

3.3.1 Steel Framework

1. For accurate installation, check horizontal/vertical level of framework structure and leave room for bottom framework. Then, set the baseline to install horizontal and vertical indicator lines.
2. When inserting anchors in concrete walls, the pitch has to be within 1,500mm.
3. When inserting set anchors, use steel supporters to fix and tie them.
3.3.2 Installing Panels
1. For accurate leveling, indicate horizontal/vertical marks on steel framework.
2. The width of joint shall refer to approved drawings and allowed errors are 2.5mm.
3. The BITS interval shall not be wider than 400mm.
4. Use caution when handling panels to prevent damages.
3.3.3 Caulking
1. Lay backup materials and use silicone sealant for caulking.
2. Refer to Item 3.3.2-2 for intervals.
3.4 Onsite Quality Control

3.4.1 Onsite Testing
Measure dimensions using reasonable sampling methods and check whether surface finish is complete without cracks, uneven surfaces, color spots, pores, or inconsistencies.

3.4.2 Installation Status

1. Flatness
Swelling or depression shall be less than 0.5% (less than 1% for KS).
2. Safety
Check whether panels are stably installed and there is no sign of falling.
3.5 Cleaning and Maintenance

3.5.1 If surface coating is peeled off, use touch-ups to repair.

3.5.2 Use general cleaning agents to clean up spots that are revealed after removing protection films.

Seoul Sales Office : Hongseong B/D. 770-7 Yeoksamdong Kangnamgu Seoul Korea
1st Works : 58-14 Dongburi Goesanup Goesankun Chungbukdo Korea
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