Washington Contractor Helps Client Avoid Plant Shutdown
After a violent wind storm damaged an existing plant duct line, the Randolph Sheet Metal crew was contracted to replace the duct line and install a make-up air unit.
“This was an emergency project for our client,” explained Lonnie Cook, project manager at Randolph Sheet Metal. “Without this unit and duct, the plant would not receive any fresh air from the outside and would be at a complete shut down.”
“Working around the existing roof penetrations was a unique challenge,” Mr. Cook continued. “Our crew also paid special attention not to interfere with existing equipment.”
Now complete, the installed ductwork is an exact representation of the CAD drawing.
Design of the project began with a visit to the site to measure the roof penetrations. Then with the use of 3-D CAD software the design department created the duct system. This drawing was given to the shop staff for fabrication. Using 16 gage Type 304 stainless steel, ducts ranging from 24 inches to 60 inches in diameter and supports were created. Final installation at the site required the use of a 190-ft. crane.