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Patent No: US 6,996,934 B2 & 7,131,480 B2

Test Information
& NOA Numbers

Certifications:
Miami-Dade County (05-1014.01)
Florida Building Code (TST1527)
IAS-ES (TL-244)
AAMA
WDMA
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Test Criteria:

  High Velocity Hurricane Zone Shutters
    TAS 201 – Impact Test Procedure
   

TAS 202 – Uniform Static Test Procedure

 

TAS 203 – Cyclic Test Procedure

 
  Non-High Velocity Hurricane Zone Shutters
    ASTM E1886/E1996, Impact Test Procedure
   

ASTM E330, Uniform Static Test Procedure

   

ASTM E1886/E1996, Cyclic Test Procedure

 
Design Pressure Allowable Open Area Increase:
 

Miami-Dade County Building Code Compliance Office (BCCO) Product Control Division allows an increase in design pressure for the open area.  The perpendicular opening between each fixed slat is 1/8” this allows a 10% increase in design pressures

 
Test Reports:
  Specimen #1 (click to open)
Product Type: BSI Bahama & Colonial Shutter Leaf
Preformance Class: +72 psf / - 82 psf
10% open area increase: +79.2 psf & -90.3 psf
Overall Size: Build Out Frame at 8' 6-1/2" x 9' 0-3/4"
Specimen #1A (click to open)
  Product Type: BSI Bahama Shutter Leaf
Preformance Class: +72 psf / - 82 psf
  10% open area increase: +79.2 psf & -90.3 psf
Overall Size: Build Out Frame at 4' 4-1/16" x 9' 0-3/4"
Specimen #1B (click to open)
  Product Type: BSI Colonial Shutter Leaf
Preformance Class: +72 psf / - 82 psf
  10% open area increase: +79.2 psf & -90.3 psf
Overall Size: Build Out Frame at 4' 4-1/16" x 9' 0-3/4"
Specimen #2 (click to open)
  Product Type: BSI Bahama Shutter Leaf
Preformance Class: +77 psf / - 103 psf
  10% open area increase: +84.7 psf & -113.3 psf
Overall Size: Build Out Frame at 2' 4" x 2'-3' 5/8"
Specimen #3 (click to open)
  Product Type: BSI Bahama Shutter Leaf
Preformance Class: +75 psf / - 99 psf
  10% open area increase: +82.5 psf & -108.9 psf
Overall Size: Build Out Frame at 2' 8-1/2" x 5' 4-11/16"
Specimen #4 (click to open)
  Product Type: BSI Bahama Shutter Leaf
Preformance Class: +75 psf / - 99 psf
  10% open area increase: +82.5 psf & -108.9 psf
Overall Size: Build Out Frame at 2' 8-1/2" x 5' 4-11/16"
 
NOA ( Notice of Acceptance ) Numbers:

Miami-Dade County, Florida, Notice of Acceptance
Miami-Dade County Product Control Approved

 
  Bahama & Bahama over Colonial Shutter
    BSI Approved Bahama NOA TAS 201, 202, 203 (click NOA to open file)
 
  Colonial & Bahama over Colonial Shutter
    BSI Approved Colonial NOA TAS 201, 202, 203 (click NOA to open file)
 


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Bahama over Colonial Shutter Closed


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Bahama over Colonial Shutter Open


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Large missile rebound after impact


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Damage from large missile test


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