ICU Manual Fold-Swing (FS-IC)




These doors are actually a two door system in one door. They and fold or swing open just as it says. The bi-folding-swing door systems are great for small spaces as it reduces rough opening width without sacrificing clear opening space.



1.01 Summary

  1. Work included: Furnishing and installing factory fabricated and finished intensive care unit manual fold-swing door system.
  2. Related Work: [Insert applicable section including]
    1. Section 07900 – Caulking
    2. Section 08400 – Entrances and Storefronts
    3. Section 08710 – Finished Hardware
    4. Section 08800 – Glazing
    5. Section 16120 – Electrical

1.02 Submittals

  1. Product Data: Provide manufacturer’s product and complete installation data for all materials in this specification.
  2. Shop Drawings: Show profiles, joining method, location of components, anchorage details, adjacent construction interface and dimensions as well as all necessary wiring and electrical requirements.
  3. Samples: Sized to adequately represent material
  4. Contract Closeout: Submit the Manufacturer’s warranty and performance certification (if applicable)
  5. Installation Guide: Provide written installation and operating manuals and/or installation recommendations.

1.03 Quality Assurance

  1. Manufacturer must have a minimum of ten (10) years experience in the fabrication of aluminum and glass door assembly similar to those specified. Installation shall be approved by an AAADM certified inspector.

1.04 Product Handling

  1. All materials shall arrive in the manufacturers original sealed, labelled containers.
  2. Store materials in a dry, protected, well-vented area. Report any damaged material immediately to the delivering carrier and note such damage on the carrier’s freight bill of lading.
  3. Remove and dispose of all protective materials after installation.

1.05 Substitutions

  1. Proposals for substitution products will be accepted only from bidding contractors a minimum of 10 working days before the bid due date. The proposed substitution shall meet the performance and quality requirements of the specification.

1.06 Job Condition

  1. Verify that other trades are complete before installing the intensive care unit manual fold-swing door system.
  2. Mounting surfaces shall be plumb, straight and secure; substrates shall be proper dimension and material.
  3. Refer to the construction documents, shop drawings and manufacturer’s installation instructions.
  4. Coordinate installation with the glass and glazing.
  5. Observe all appropriate OSHA safety guidelines for this work.

1.07 Warranty/Guarantee

  1. Manufacturer’s Standard Warranty: Warranted materials shall be free of defect in material and workmanship for three years after installation


2.01 Manufacturer

  1. Hunter Automatics,
    DITEC Entrematic Canada Inc,
    221 A. Racco Parkway,
    Vaughan, Ontario, L4J 8X9.
    Phone: 1-877-348-6837

2.02 Intensive Care Unit Manual Fold-Swing Door System

  1. ICU Fold-Swing door system: Shall be Hunter Automatics Manual Fold-Swing Door System. The system shall consist of fold-swing aluminum doors (unglazed), frames and header, completely engineered, manufactured and assembled by Hunter Automatics. All components shall be factory assembled, adjusted and tested.
  2. Fold-Swing Aluminum Doors: Provide through bolted door units (narrow or medium stile) to dimension heights and widths with (or without) intermediate rail(s) and corresponding glazing stops to accommodate 1/4” (6mm) or 5/8” (16mm) glass thickness. Folding doors shall be sized to utilize 36” or 42” manual swing door units.
  3. Door Configuration: Shall be either the 2 leaf fold-1 leaf swing basic door package or the 4 leaf bifolding (no swing) door package. All systems are standard without floor tracks. Custom engineered systems are available.
  4. Door Operation: Door shall either fold-left with swing on right; fold-right with swing on left or fold left & right (no swing). Folding leaves shall remain at full open position until manually closed. Swing door shall return to closed position automatically by concealed double acting door closer unless opened to (90 degree) full open maintained position. Swing door manually moved from full open position towards closure shall continue to closed position automatically.
  5. Emergency Breakaway: Not required.
  6. Aluminum Frame & Extrusions: Shall be a minimum .125” (3mm) in integral structural sections. The frame shall be 4 1/2” (114mm) wide x 1 3/4” deep (44mm) section. Transoms are available for ¼” (6mm) glazing.
  7. Header Case: Shall be 4½” wide x 2” high (114 mm x 51mm) extruded aluminum. The header shall encompass the folding door track and swing door concealed closer device. The extruded aluminum cover shall have a removable plate which provides access to pivot components.
  8. Pivot Assemblies: Adjustable pivot assemblies shall allow the door panels to fold-swing open for emergency ingress/egress without the need of breakaway devices.
  9. Fold Door Guide: Shall be 1” (25mm) delrin; free floating through travel of door.
  10. Floor Track: System: Not required & is unacceptable.
  11. Accessories: The lead and pivot stile of the fold-swing door(s) shall be provided with double brushpile or vinyl weather stripping.
  12. Static Electric Grounding, specify if applicable. All ICU manual fold-swing doors shall be provided with static electric grounding.
  13. Architectural Hardware shall be supplied with painted finish. Standard color of finish shall be silver or flat black. Surface mounted “D” shaped push-pull handles are standard on swing door. Pull bar(s) shall span lead fold panel(s).
  14. Aluminum Extrusion Finish: Standard anodized finish shall be Clear or Dark Bronze. Special anodized and painted finishes are available upon request. Specify type and color.

2.03 Operating Conditions

  1. All ICU manual fold-swing door system components shall operate between -30F (-34C) and +130F (54C) in all climate conditions.


3.01 Inspection:

  1. Verify that the intensive care unit manual fold-swing door system installation will not disrupt other trades. The door installer shall verify that the installation area is dry, clean and free of foreign matter. Check as-built conditions and verify the manufacturer’s details for accuracy to fit the wall assembly prior to fabrication. Report in writing to the Contractor any conditions that are detrimental to the proper functioning of the intensive care unit door package. Installation shall proceed once unsatisfactory conditions have been corrected in accordance to the manufacturer’s recommendations.

3.02 Installation of Intensive care Unit manual Fold-Swing Door System:

  1. Installation shall be by an installer approved and trained by the manufacturer in strict accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions and fire marshal’s listing requirements.
  2. Comply with the ICU manual fold-swing door system manufacturer’s recommendations and/or installation guide when installing the door system. Set all units plumb, level and true.
  3. Provide all fasteners required for installation of the ICU manual fold-swing door system.
  4. Adjustment and Cleaning: After repeated operation of the completed installation, re-adjust doors for optimum operating condition and safety. Clean all metal surfaces promptly after installation.