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ANDROMEDA®  (CG-2167)
Andromeda« is designed for flush-mounting, floor to ceiling. A unique "Drywall Stop" feature is part of the aluminum retainer, which allows the retainer to blend into the wall. The springs back on impact, absorbing most of the force.

SPECIFICATIONS
Lengths:
Vinyl and Aluminum - 8 ft. or 9 ft. (Custom lengths up to12 ft.)
Size: 2" x 2"
Weight: 0.7 lb./ft.
Colors: Listed on Universal Guard System Colors page.

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CODES, CERTIFICATION
Physical Specifications:
Vinyl Thickness: 0.100", Aluminum Thickness: 0.062". Exceeds minimum for 6063-T5. Alloy under ASTM B-221-73. Vinyl meets requirements for ASTM D-2287. Vinyl Surface: Light embossing.
Fire Resistance: Flame spread of 15 or less (ASTM E-84-81A) Class 1
Smoke Density: Under 450
Impact Resistance: 25.4 ft. lbs./sq. in. (ASTM-256-78)
Bacterial Ban: Tributyl Tin.

ASSEMBLY, INSTALLATION
Flush mounted corner guards:
(1) Mount aluminum retainer to steels studs with fasteners (by others) 12" on center. The retainer should go from the floor past the finished ceiling line for best appearance.
(2) Install and abut drywall system or plaster to aluminum retainer, utilizing the "drywall-stop" feature of the retainer as a guide.
(3) Tape and "feather" joint compound to the retainer.
(4) Apply wall finish.
(5) Apply vinyl guard by inserting hook on one side and then snap other side by pushing in at corner of guard.
Use the CG-2161 for corners that are 135░. For custom partition ends use CG-2162 or CG-2130 

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APOLLO®  (CG-2164)
The Apollo« is designed to take the brunt of any impact, dispersing the action, while allowing the attractive rigid vinyl trim to spring back. The Apollo« can be mounted over existing wall surface either ceiling to floor or in the area where damage is likely to occur.

SPECIFICATIONS
Furnish and install Corner Guards as manufactured by American Floor Products. Contractor shall furnish architect with location schedule and color selection sample for approval prior to installation.
Lengths: 4 ft., 8 ft., 9 ft., 10 ft.  (custom cut lengths up to 12 ft.)
Width: 2" x 2"
Weight: 0.4 lb./ft.
End Caps: Available top or bottom (not included)
Colors: Listed on Universal Guard System Colors page.

CODES, CERTIFICATION: Same as ANDROMEDA« above.

ASSEMBLY, INSTALLATION
Mount over drywall or plaster as follows:
(1) Install aluminum retainer channel fastening 12" on center.
(a) The retainer may be applied ceiling to floor with cover base butting to the guard.
(b) Floor to wainscot height or...
(c) Directly above cove base to wainscot height (generally 48"). For ceiling to floor installations, no top or bottom caps are necessary. For floor to wainscot installations, a top cap is used.

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(2) If top and bottom caps are used, cut the retainer 1" shorter for each cap used.
(3) Mount caps by butting to retainer.
(4) Attach the rigid vinyl by inserting one of the hooked sides first and pushing sharply at the center to "pop" the other hooked side into the aluminum retainer track.

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COMET®  "Thinline"  (CG-2157)
COMET®  Rounded  (CG-2157A)
COMET®  135░  (CG-2158)
SURFACE Partition End Guard  (CG-2159)

The Comet« group of "Thinline" Corner Guards are manufactured with a hidden aluminum retainer. They are designed to take the brunt of any impact, dispersing the action, while allowing the attractive rigid vinyl trim to spring back. The Comet« can be mounted over existing wall surface either ceiling to floor or in the area where damage is likely to occur.

SPECIFICATIONS
Size:
CG-2157, CG-2157A, CG-2158: 3" x 3" and CG-2159: 2" x 2"
Weight: CG-2157/A: 0.7 lb./ft.; CG-2158: 0.8 lb./ft.; CG-2159: 0.9 lb./ft.
All the specifications, codes and installations are the same as APOLLO« above.
For installation instructions click here.

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CORONA®  Brass  (CG-2120)
OMEGA®  Polished Stainless Steel  (CG-2125)

Though extremely strong, these brightly polished corner guards have earned a place in elegant settings because of their luxurious appeal.

SPECIFICATIONS
Material:
Corona-solid brass polished or brushed finish (uncoated). Omega-polished stainless-steel (Pre-drilled countersunk screw holes available on request)
Thickness: 0.05" (16 gauge)
Length: Maximum 8'-6"
Finish: #8 mirror
Flame Resistance: Non-flammable.
Specify: Wing sizes (Drilled or Undrilled)
Note: All Guards supplied with ease edges.

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CG-2125

INSTALLATION
Clean corner of wall to remove loose particles and dust. Apply mastic cement (by others) generously to back of corner guard and place corner guard on the corner, pressing guard firmly to wall surface. Remove excess mastic cement from around edge of corner guard and allow to dry for 24 hours. If ordered pre-drilled, screws will be included.

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COSMIC®  (CG-2152)

SPECIFICATIONS
Material:
Soft vinyl, medium weight.
Size: 2-1/2" x 2-1/2"
Length/Weight:  54" (3 lbs. each)
                        108" (6 lbs. each)
Colors: (001)Malibu Sand, (204)Gray, (206)Light Beige, (208)Light Gray, (217)Charcoal, (244)Off White, (254)Light Teal, (323)Bluebonnet, (331)Dark Forest, (403)Almond, (502)Brown, (505)True Blue, (506)Tahoe, (509)Nutmeg, (523)Black Brown, (527)Clay, (597)Mocha, (607)Cranberry, (660)Rocky, (663)Sky Gray, (701)Black, (875)Navy.
Packaging: 6 pieces per carton.

CODES CERTIFICATION
Fire Resistance:
(ASTM-635-74) self-extinguishing.


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COLORS: (Full Cartons of 6 only)
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ELECTRA®  (CG-2144)
The Electra« Corner Guard is manufactured using textured vinyl to resist abrasion and harsh bumps.

SPECIFICATIONS
Material:
0.080 or 0.093 gauge rigid vinyl.
Lengths: 4 ft., 8 ft., 12 ft.
Sizes/Weights: 3/4" (0.06 lb./ft.), 1.5" (0.1 lb./ft.), 3" (0.35 lb./ft.), 4" (0.45 lb./ft.)
Listed on Universal Guard System Colors page.

ASSEMBLY, INSTALLATION
Countersunk holes with screws. Adhesive-contact-caution avoid installing with adhesive over Teflon or Silicone coated wall surfaces.

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For more information about installation instructions click here.
CODES, CERTIFICATION

Tested by ASTM D-543 to have little or no effect from Alcohol, Clorox, Ammonia, Gasoline, Sulfuric Acid, Nitric Acid, Sodium, and Hydroxide. Hardness Shore D-77: Shrinkage less than 0.05% after oven aged 70 hours at 158 ║F.
Flammability: 94V-0 (UL Bulletin 94) ASTM E-84 Class 1. Flame spread rating 15
Impact Resistance: 10-15 ft. lbs./sq. in. (ASTM D-256)

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LIGHTNING®  Peel-N-Stick  (CG-2154)
By popular demand American Floor Products brings you the Lightning« Corner Guard which is economical and quick to install. Made of Polycarbonate Resin. The transparent Lightning« has double face pressure sensitive adhesive on the reverse side making installation easy and clean. (Not recommended for textured or flocked surfaces)

SPECIFICATIONS
Size:
3/4" x 3/4"
Lengths: 48" (50 pieces per carton)
              96" (25 pieces per carton)
Angle: 90░ only.

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LITTLE DIPPER®  Peel-N-Stick  (CG-2141)
Double face pressure sensitive adhesive on the back makes installation clean and easy on 90║ corners.

SPECIFICATIONS
Material:
Pigmented Lexan, Polycarbonate Resin.
Size: 3/4" x 3/4"
Length: 96"
Full carton: 12 pieces (approx. 4 lbs.)
Colors: Beige, Brown, Ivory, White.

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LUNAR®  (CG-2143)
The satin finish Lunar« Corner Guards are unmatched in beauty armor-plated, the Lunar« protects against severe blows. For use in restaurant kitchens, hospitals, etc. Easy to sanitize.

SPECIFICATIONS
Material:
Type 304 Stainless Steel.
Finish: #4 Satin.
Thickness: 0.05" (16 gauge) and 0.037" (18 gauge)
Length: 48" Standard or custom up to 10 ft.
Sizes/Weights: 1-1/2" x 1-1/2" (2 lbs.),  2" x 2" (3 lbs.),  2-1/2" x 2-1/2" (4 lbs.),  3-1/2" x 3-1/2" (5 lbs.),  "U" 3" (10 lbs.)
Styles:
L-1:
Right angle with 1/8" radius.
L-2: Right angle with 3/4" radius.
L-3: 135░ angle with 1/8" radius.
L-4: 135░ angle with 3/4" radius.
L-5: "U" Partition End with 1/8" radius (specify wall thickness)
L-6: "U" Partition End with 3/4" radius (specify wall thickness)
Note: All Guards supplied with ease edges.
Custom sizes and shapes are available upon request. Specify drilled with screws included or undrilled (adhesive not included)
Flame Resistance: Non-flammable.

ASSEMBLY, INSTALLATION
Clean corner of wall to remove loose particles and dust. Attach to wall with screws or adhesive. Remove protective paper from the face of the Lunar« Guard.

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MARS®  (CG-2138)
The Mars« is the smallest of the corner guards made of the same pliable soft vinyl as the Mercury« and Cosmic« Guards. All three are color coordinated to match. The Mars« has a satin-sheen finish. It will fit in tiny corner sections where larger units won't work.

SPECIFICATIONS
Thickness:
0.125" at corner.
Lengths: 54" or 108"
Weights: 0.5 lb. or 1.0 lb. each.
Size: 3/4" x 3/4"
Packaging: 20 pieces per carton.
Colors: See chart COSMIC« above.
ASSEMBLY, INSTALLATION: Same as MERCURY« below.

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MERCURY®  (CG-2155)
The Mercury« often called the "Junior" Corner Guard is made of pliable vinyl for light weight needs; residential, light commercial, hotels or motels. The satin-sheen finish and slim lines make this corner guard a delicate protection for corners.

SPECIFICATIONS
Thickness:
0.125" at corner.
Lengths: 54", 108"
Weights: 1 lb., 2 lbs. each.
Size: 1-1/2" x 1-1/2"
Packaging: 20 pieces per carton.
Colors: See chart COSMIC« above.

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ASSEMBLY, INSTALLATION
To most wall surfaces, the Mercury« Corner Guard can be installed with a Neoprene Contact Adhesive (ARMOR AD-1303). Where wallpaper or other wall covering is present, care should be taken to avoid damage to the covering. It is usually best to remove the paper or vinyl behind the corner guard before using adhesive.

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POLARIS®  (CG-2139)
The Polaris« Corner Guard offers a satin finish for a fresh metallic look to any interior. This aluminum corner guard provides a maximum impact protection without noticeable marks or scratches.

SPECIFICATIONS
Material:
Aluminum alloy - clear anodized.
Thickness: 0.05" (16 gauge)
Length: Maximum 10 ft.
Specify: Wing sizes (Drilled or Undrilled)
Note: All Guards supplied with ease edges.

CODES, CERTIFICATION
Flame Resistance:
non-flammable, non-toxic.
INSTALLATION: Use brush-on adhesive (by others) with screws optional.

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SATURN®  (CG-2163)
Saturn« Corner Guard offers the designer an attractive, high-tech "wet-look", strong enough to take harsh strikes.

SPECIFICATIONS
Material:
Pigmented Lexan, Polycarbonate Resin.
Thickness: 1/8"
Lengths: 48" or 96"
Sizes/Weights: 3/4" x 3/4" (0.75 oz./ft.), 1-1/8" x 1-1/8" (2 oz./ft.),  2-1/2" x 2-1/2" (4 oz./ft.)
Colors: Black, Chocolate, Ivory, Lt. Gray, Olive, Pale Blue, Tan, White.

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SPACE®  The Invisible Corner Guard  (CG-2145)
The Space« Corner Guards are as clear as the outer space which makes them adaptable to any decor. They can be placed over wallpaper, paint or paneling without obscuring the pattern or color. Space« Corner Guards will not chip, crack, break, discolor or shrink. They prevent damage or soiling to the wall. For matching wall guards see HOPI« (WG-2182)

SPECIFICATIONS
Material:
Lexan, Polycarbonate Resin.
Thickness: 1/8"
Length: 4 ft. or 8 ft.
Sizes/Weights: 3/4" x 3/4" (1 oz./ft.),  1-1/8" x 1-1/8" (2 oz./ft.),  1-1/2" x 1-1/2" (2.5 oz./ft.),  2" x 2" (3.5 oz./ft.),  2-1/2" x 2-1/2" (4 oz./ft.),  3" x 3" (4.5 oz./ft.)
Shapes:
(a) 90░ square (in opaque colors see SATURN« above)
(b) 90░ bull nose 2-1/2" only.
(c) 45░, 2-1/2" only.
(d) 135░, 2-1/2" only.

CODES, CERTIFICATION
Physical Specifications:
Tensile Strength: 300 ft. lbs./sq. in.
Rockwell Hardness: 70 (ASTM D-785), IZOD.
Fire Test: Self-extinguishing.
Flammability: 94V-2 (UL Bulletin 94)
Impact Resistance: 16 ft. lbs./in. (ASTM D-256). Elongation 8%

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ASSEMBLY, INSTALLATION
Chrome plated screws are provided to fit counter-sunk pre-drilled holes. On plaster wall, apply a small piece of clear tape to the area where you will drive a small starter nail hole for screw.

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VENUS®  One Piece Partition End Guard  (CG-2130)
VENUS®  (CG-2160)
VENUS®  Rounded  (CG-2160A)
VENUS®  135░  (CG-2161)

Venus« is designed for flush-mounting, floor to ceiling. A unique "Drywall Stop" feature is part of the aluminum retainer, which allows the retainer to blend into the wall. The Venus springs back on impact, absorbing most of the force.

SPECIFICATIONS
Size:
CG-2130: Varies, CG-2160: 3" x 3", CG-2160A: 3" x 3", CG-2161: 3" x 3"
Weight: CG-2130: Varies, CG-2160/CG-2160A/CG-2161: 0.9 lb./ft.
All the specifications, codes and installations are the same as ANDROMEDA« above.
For installation instructions click on Fire Rated or Standard here.

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AMERICAN FLOOR PRODUCTS COMPANY
T/A: AFCO-USA
7917-G Cessna Avenue
Gaithersburg, MD 20879-4167

Toll Free Phone: (800) 342-0424
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Email: sales@afco-usa.com
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