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Ali Al Sabah Military Academy

SECTION 01600
PRODUCT REQUIREMENTS
PART 1 - GENERAL
1.01 SECTION INCLUDES
A. Products
B. Product Delivery Requirements
C. Product Storage and Handling Requirements
D. Installation Requirements
E. Identifying Markings
F. Product Acceptance Standards
G. Undecided Colours or Similar Other Things
H. Testing of Materials
I.

Products List

J.

Product Substitution Procedures

1.02 TRANSPORTATION AND HANDLING


A. The Contractor shall use extreme care in the transportation and handling of materials to and within
the Site. The materials shall be transported in a manner that does not hinder progress of
other contractors' work at the Site, and that inconvenience is avoided to any occupied tenants.
Depending on the availability of storage areas within the Site, it may be necessary for the
Contractor to store his materials elsewhere, outside the Project limits, until they are needed for
immediate installation. The Contractor shall obtain prior approval of the Engineer/Engineers
Representative for arranging all storage areas on and off Site.
B. All contractors and subcontractors shall provide his own craneage / forklifts for unloading of
their materials in their storage yards and Site.
C. The Contractor shall provide craneage and hoisting to move materials and equipment to the
building for the materials and equipment supplied by him and his subcontractors and suppliers.
D. The Contractor shall provide reasonable craneage, loading/unloading and moving facilities for any
Employer supplied materials, without any additional cost to the Employer.
1.03 PRODUCTS
A. Products: means new material, machinery, components, equipment, fixtures, and systems
forming the Work. Does not include machinery and equipment used for preparation, fabrication,
conveying and erection of the Work.
B. Provide interchangeable components of the same manufacturer, for similar components.
C. Include in Tender Price for all instructions of manufacturers and all good practices recommended
by the manufacturers.
D. Include in the Contractor's Construction Schedule for the time gap required/recommended by the
manufacturer between successive operations.
E. Whenever a brand name or manufacturer is specified in the Contract or is proposed by the
Contractor, the only accepted Country of manufacture (provided manufacturing facilities exists in
more than one country) shall be that where the corporate headquarters of the manufacturer is
located.

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1.04 PRODUCT DELIVERY REQUIREMENTS


A. Materials, products and equipment shall be properly packed and protected to prevent damage
during transportation and handling.
B. Provide equipment and personnel to handle products by methods to prevent soiling or damage.
C. Promptly inspect shipments to ensure that products comply with requirements, quantities are
correct, and products are undamaged.
D. More detailed requirements for transportation and handling are specified under the Specification
Sections.
1.05 PRODUCT STORAGE AND HANDLING REQUIREMENTS
A. Store products in accordance with manufacturer's instructions, with seals and labels intact and
legible. Store sensitive products in weather-tight enclosures; maintain within temperature and
humidity ranges required by manufacturer's instructions.
B. For exterior storage of fabricated products, place on sloped supports above ground. Cover
products subject to deterioration with impervious sheet covering; provide ventilation to avoid
condensation.
C. Store loose granular materials on solid surfaces in a well drained area; prevent mixing with foreign
matter.
D. Arrange storage to provide access for inspection. Periodically inspect to assure products are
undamaged, and are maintained under required conditions.
E. The Contractor shall use only designated spaces in the Site for storage of his materials, as
approved by the Engineer/Engineers Representative. The Contractor shall arrange for any off-site
storage and schedule deliveries of the materials on an as-needed basis. The mode, routing and
time of delivery of materials shall be reviewed with the Engineer/Engineers Representative, prior to
actual deliveries.
F. The Contractor is responsible for marshalling and staging his materials. All costs associated with
a storage yard including receiving, unloading shake-out, reloading and delivery to the Site are to
be included in the Contractors Contract Sum.
G. The Contractor shall provide covered and secured storage of samples as may be required on the
Project.
H. Project from time to time. Should the Contractors materials stored on Site interfere with
the permanent construction, he shall promptly move these materials when directed by the
Engineer/Engineers Representative; all related costs shall be borne by the Contractor.
I.

The Contractor shall handle, store and fix products to manufacturers instructions with care to
ensure that they are not damaged when incorporated into the work, to the Engineers
approval.

J.

The Contractor shall furnish the Engineer with copies of manufacturing test certificates and
quality control certificates.

K. The Contractor shall provide insulated and air-conditioned storage rooms for materials that
require to be stored in a controlled environment.
L. The Contractor shall be responsible for protection of stored materials from weather, negligence
and other trades, until their installation in the Works and hand over of the completed facilities
to the Employer.
M. The Contractor's materials may require to be relocated from time to time as directed by the
Engineer/Engineers Representative, to accommodate construction by other trades, at no
additional cost to the Employer.
N. The Contractor shall take delivery of any Employer supplied materials, put them in proper storage
and be responsible for protection of the materials.

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1.06 INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS


A. Manufactured articles, materials and equipment shall be applied, installed, connected, erected,
used, cleaned and conditioned as directed by the respective manufacturers, unless more
stringent requirements are specified.
1.07 IDENTIFYING MARKINGS
A. Name plates and other identifying markings (except as otherwise instructed in these Documents)
shall not be affixed on exposed surfaces of manufactured items installed in finished spaces.
1.08 PRODUCT ACCEPTANCE STANDARDS
A. The term "product" shall include material, equipment, assembly methods, manufacturer, brand,
trade name, or other description.
B. Products with exposed finishes require the Engineer/Engineers Representative approval prior to
incorporation in the Works.
C. The sum named in the accepted Tender shall be deemed to include the materials described by
proprietary designation. Materials described in the Specification by proprietary designation shall
be provided as specified subject to the provisions of the Conditions of Contract.
D. Proof of Compliance: Whenever the Contract Documents require that a product complies with
British Standards, Kuwaiti Standards, (U.S.) Federal Specification, ASTM Designation, ANSI
Specification or other Government or association standard, the Contractor shall present an
affidavit from the manufacturer certifying that the product complies therewith. Where requested or
specified, submit supporting test data to substantiate compliance.
1.09 UNDECIDED COLOURS ETC.
A. When colours or similar other things are to be selected by the Engineer/Engineers
Representative after the Contract is signed, than in such cases the Tenderer shall quote for the
costliest alternative from the manufacturers published range.
1.10 TESTING OF MATERIALS
A. Refer Section 01400: Quality Requirements.
1.11 PRODUCTS LIST
A. Transmit four copies of a list of all products which are proposed for installation, including name of
manufacturer within 30 days after the date of enterprise.
B. Be responsible to ensure that the listed products comply with the requirements of the Contract
Documents.
C. Tabulate products by Specifications section number, title, and Article number.
D. For products specified only by reference standards, give manufacturer, trade name, model or
catalogue designation, and reference standards.
E. Engineer/Engineer's Representative will reply in writing within (21) days stating whether there is
reasonable objection to listed items. Failure to object to a listed item shall not constitute a waiver
of requirements of Contracts Documents.
F. Submitting the product list will not relieve the Contractor from submitting of each product
individually.
1.12 PRODUCT SUBSTITUTION PROCEDURES
A. Refer Section 01630: Alternatives and Substitutions.
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PART 2 - PRODUCTS
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NOT USED

PART 3 - EXECUTION
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NOT USED

END OF SECTION

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