C6: Definitions6.1 FINISHED SIZES
The term 'f' qualifying an expression of size means that the work shall be finished to the size given. The term 'f sizes' means that all dimensions contained in an expression so qualified are finished dimensions.
Note: All joinery dimensions on architect's drawings are usually finished dimensions.
6.2 EXACT SIZES
The term 'exact' qualifying an expression of size means than no deviation from the size given is permitted. The term 'exact sizes' means that all dimensions contained in an expression so qualified are exact.
6.3 HARDWOOD OR THE LIKE
The term 'hardwood or the like' which is used as a statement of background to which ironmongery is to be fixed, is deemed to include plywood and other manufactured materials except where these materials are faced with metal, laminated plastics or the like.
6.4 FIRE DOORS AND SCREENS
Notwithstanding the information provided on drawings or in this Bill of Quantities, where doors or screens are described as fire resistant, the contractor shall provide everything necessary (including intumescent fire and smoke seals, bedding ironmongery in intumescent paste - which are not measured), in order to achieve the fire rating specified in accordance with BS 476, Parts 20 - 23, and shall be required to produce an approved Certificate for full conformity of fire resistance in respect of the doors or screens. The contractor will be deemed to have taken this into account in pricing his tender.