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 Composite Panels for new or remodeling construction
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
1.3.1 Korea Industrial Standards (KS)
1. KS D 3506 - Galvanized Steel Sheets and Bars
2. KS D 6759 - Extruded Aluminum and Aluminum
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 Composite Panel Installation
1.4.2 Shop Drawings
2. Installation Inspection Plans
3. Quality Control Plans (sequence/method of
installation, material management, work environment,
1. PANEL-PANEL JOINT DETAIL
1.4.3 Structures and Dimensions
2. PANEL-WINDOW JOINT DETAIL
3. BASE PANEL DETAIL
4. COPING PANEL DETAIL
5. BASE PANEL DETAIL
6. ROUND PANEL DETAIL
7. CORNER PANEL DETAIL
8. Sectional Drawings
If other drawings or development figures are
required, they should be produced and submitted
for problem-free manufacture and installation.
1. Structures and dimensions of panels and connectors
shall be submitted.
1.4.5 Construction Inspection
2. Glass wool
3. Steel pipes
1. Pre-installation Inspection
1.4.6 Product Resources
Shop drawings based on actual measurements shall
be approved by client and supervisory authority
2. Post-installation Inspection
Installation shall be inspected by client and
supervisory authority and inspection verification
shall be authorized.
Special Specifications for Aluminum Composite
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
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§³ in the work site.
2. Supervisor shall determine the length of
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
2. Review related work requirements.
1.6 Transportation, Storage, and Handling
1.7 Onsite Operation Conditions
1.6.1 Packaging, Transportation, Handling,
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
Prevent deformation, damage, or mixing with
other models during transportation.
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
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.
1.8 Continuity of Operation
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
Operations must be carefully discussed and planned
for collaboration with other related works such
as window installation.
Warranty period shall be at least two years from
installation. Upon completion of work, warranty
security shall be issued and submitted for verification
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.
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.
2.1 Key Materials
2.1.1 The Architecks panels of Hongseong Industrial
Co., Ltd. shall be Architecks panels with the
Front Panel: AA3003, or AA3105, H16 THK 0.5
Back Panel: AA3003, or AA3105, H16 THK 0.5 (MILL
2.1.3 Thickness: 4mm
2.1.4 Color: Standard ARCHITECKS 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
2.2.1 Fixing Joints
1. ALUMINUM SUB-FRAME (MOULD JOINT)
A) Material: Extruded AL. A6063 Alloy
B) Specifications: KSD/KS marked or equivalent
as shown in drawings
2. SET ANCHOR (BOLT/NUT) - KSD 1002
A) Material: SS41 Galvanized
B) Specifications: 3/8¡° - 100mm ¡¡
3. Steel Reinforcements
A) Material: Standard Rolled Iron (refer to
B) Specifications: ¡à - 40 ¡¿ 40 ¡¿ 2.3T , ¡à -
50 ¡¿ 50 ¡¿ 2.3T etc
4. BITS (SCREW) - KSD 1002
A) Material: SS41 (E.G.I)
B) Specifications: ¥õ4 - 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.
2.2.3 Joint Cleaning
C) Tensile Adhesive Strength
D) Surface Adhesive Strength
H) Hardening Time
1. Moisture, dust, impurities, oil,
and rust decreases strength of adhesion. Cleaning
and drying is essential before installation.
2.2.4 Masking Tape
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
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.
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
A) Item Name/Number
B) Correspondence of specifications, material
lists, and drawings
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,
Must meet the requirements in specifications
2.3.2 Selection of Inspection Method
Consider product delivery status at worksite
to select method and period of inspection and
collection of samples.
Inspect whether worksite is ready for installation
(whether required structures are completed and
safety control is complete) before starting the
Measure worksite based on basic shop drawings
and determine correspondence with drawings.
Revise drawings based on measurements and discussions
with client and produce final drawings.
Have final drawings approved by client and supervisory
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
3.3.2 Installing Panels
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.
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 ¡¾2.5mm.
3. The BITS interval shall not be wider than
4. Use caution when handling panels to prevent
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
Swelling or depression shall be less than 0.5%
(less than 1% for KS).
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