General Maintenance Of Yellow Bronze And White Bronze

Procedure code:
501009S
Source:
National Capitol Region Specifications
Division:
Metals
Section:
Metal Materials
Last Modified:
07/13/2017

PART 1---GENERAL

1.01 SUMMARY

  1. This procedure includes guidance on the routine monthly maintenance of exterior and interior architectural bronze components.

PART 2---PRODUCTS

2.01 MANUFACTURERS

  1. Industrial Soap Co. http://www.industrialsoap.com/

2.02 MATERIALS

  1. Non-ionic Detergent: A controlled suds, silicate buffered, non-ionic, rinseless-type synthetic detergent, containing no soap, alkali, solvents, abrasives, acids or caustics such as Zyfo cleaner concentrate (Industrial Soap Co.), or approved equal.
  2. Water shall be clean, potable, non-staining and free of materials detrimental to all surfaces to be cleaned.
  3. Cloth: Clean, cotton waste.

PART 3---EXECUTION

3.01 ERECTION, INSTALLATION, APPLICATION

  1. This procedure should be carried out by janitorial services, supervised by the Contracting Officer s representative. Anything beyond cleaning should be referred to the metal conservator for immediate repair.
  2. For regular monthly maintenance and cleaning of the architectural bronze, apply a non-ionic detergent to all surfaces using a sponge.
  3.  Thoroughly rinse the surfaces with water and dry with a clean dry cloth.
  4. Protect all surrounding materials from water damage.

END OF SECTION

Last Reviewed 2017-07-13