Monday, July 25, 2016

Winston Plywood Update 7-22-16

·         Continued making repairs to old floor slab (at west side of No. 2 lathe line pull chain)

Site Utilities:
·         Completed installing pipe bollards at corners of building
·         Continued placing concrete in treads on stairs at lathe access areas

Northeast Corner – Log Ramp Construction Area:
·         Completed installing guard rails on infeed ramp to tree-length log deck

Hog, Glue Room, and Chipper Deck:
·         Continued installing piping and valves at glue makeup and storage area
·         Continued installing and refurbishing equipment on chipper deck
·         Installed emergency eye wash station at glue room and caustic unloading area

Low Voltage Electrical:
·         Continued installing conduit and wiring to breakroom / restrooms / offices at mezzanine area and shipping office
·         Continued installing fire alarm system on metal wall at mezzanine and maintenance shop area
·         Completed electrical connection to 5-ton overhead crane at lathe deck

Log Pre-Conditioning Vaults:
·         Completed cleaning holding pit for vault water
·         Completed final cleaning inside vaults
·         Began placing plywood blocks inside vaults
·         Continued installing pumps and piping on vault hot-water system (WPV/BMI)

Plant Build-Out:
·         Completed installing bathroom fixtures in east-side restrooms
·         Continued installing bathroom fixtures in west-side restrooms
·         Continued running ductwork and installed grills in mezzanine area
·         Continued installing sheeting in maintenance shop, boiler room, and air compressor room
·         Completed installing ceiling grid in west-side restrooms
·         Continued installing roof joists in west-side lunch room
·         Completed installing tile in west-side restrooms (walls and floor)
·         Completed installing stairs and handrails to upper floor access on west side of mezzanine
·         Completed installing fence around storage area on upper floor at mezzanine

Site Paving:
·         Continued excavation, backfill, and compaction of material in area north of Building 5 and west of Log Conditioning Vaults for paving
·         Completed grading for paving around east side of log infeed deck to debarker
·         Began excavation and placement of stone for paving between vaults and log infeed deck

RTO Rebuild:
·         Continued installing insulation on RTO duct (Completed north-side duct and began installing on south-side duct)
·         Continued installing conduit and power to RTO duct controls and devices

East Side & West Side Residuals:
·         Continued fabricating and installing guards for conveyor drive units
·         Continued installing ductwork and truck bins on west-side residuals

Winston Plywood & Veneer:
·         Continued installing hydraulic components for cylinders on vault doors
·         Installed and piped in vault water circulation pumps
·         Continued running logs through debarker and cut-up system, and kicked blocks out into log pockets
·         Began placing logs in vaults
·         Continued checkout and peeling cold logs on Lathe No. 2
·         Continued checkout on No. 2 lathe line equipment (clipper & stackers)
·         Continued refurbishing chippers and conveyors for green-end by products (on chipper deck)
·         Continued electrical installation at Green-End equipment (conduit and power wiring)
·         Continued electrical checkout on Log Pro equipment
·         Continued relocation of saw frames on cut-up system
·         Continued installing piping from glue room to lay-up line equipment
·         Continued installing trash conveyor for lay-up line to hog room
·         Continued details on installation of Dryer No. 1 & 2 infeed and outfeed sections
·         Continued testing dryer infeed systems and main dryer chains and rolls in No. 1 & 2 dryers
·         Continued installing glue lay-up line mechanical and electrical equipment
·         Continued details on installing trim-saw equipment
·         Continued construction of decks to core kickout pockets
·         Continued refurbishing core kickout pockets
·         Continued fabrication of infeed deck to No. 2 Lathe step-feeder and began installing infeed system to No. 1 Lathe step-feeder
·         Completed fabrication and installation of support steel for No. 1 lathe step feeder
·         Continued installing components on east side truck bins and infeed conveyors
·         Set trailer under transfer conveyor for bark from debarking system