10 22 39 Folding Panel Partitions

10 22 39 Folding Panel Partitions

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8.5" x 11"


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Folding Panel Partitions


Use this CSI 3-part SimpleSpecs™ master to specify top-supported, folding panel partitions used for visual and acoustic separation of spaces.


Where acoustic properties are less critical, consider utilizing accordion folding partitions specified in Section 10 22 33 – Accordion Folding Partitions.


This section includes top-supported partitions, manually or electrically operated, in a single panel, paired panel, or continuously hinged configurations.


Other partition types to consider adding to this section are bottom-supported and upward folding.


Manufacturers offer several different types of panel construction.


The panel can be finished with vinyl fabric, wood veneer, or fabric supplied by the Owner.


Accordion folding partitions offer lower acoustical properties and fewer options at a lower cost.


Related SimpleSpecs™ master:

10 22 33 – Accordion Folding Partitions 


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