Monday, April 18, 2016

Winston Plywood Update 4-15-16

·   Formed, placed, and finished glue line foundation with sumps
·   Installed rebar and set forms for sawline foundations
·   Drilled & doweled rebar into existing floor slab; began installing rebar and forms for spec saw foundation

· Additional louvers received; installation pending receipt of additional gutters and down spouts

Racetrack Piping:
·Continued installing trim-out piping and valves to plant equipment

High Voltage Electrical:
·Engineer, contractor, and city representatives performed commissioning on remaining transformers and gear

Low Voltage Electrical:
· Continued installing electrical conduits and cables to chipper deck electrical room
· Continued installing fire alarm piping, boxes, and wiring
· Continued testing fire alarm system
·Continued commissioning electrical gear and MCC’s
·Continued running electrical service to plant equipment
·Installed electrical duct bank from RTO transformer to RTO Control Room
·Continued installing conduit and wiring to breakroom / restrooms / offices at mezzanine area
Continued running conduit and wiring to green-end and out to north wall on building 9

Hog Room, Glue Room, Chipper Deck:
·         Placed and finished upper floor concrete slab at glue room

Plant Build-Out:
·         Laid blocks in interior offices below mezzanine area (east side of plant)
·         Laid blocks at west side break room and rest rooms

Plant Piping:
·         Continued installing steam and condensate piping to Dryers No. 1, 2, and 3
·         Continued installing trim-out and insulation on steam & condensate piping to dryers and presses
·         Received condensate return system equipment for hot presses (3 systems)
·         Continued steam and condensate piping in boiler room
·         Main relief valve from steam header installed and vented through the roof of boiler room
·         Began final alignment of air compressors to exhaust fans in air compressor room

Site Paving:
·         Continued installing rebar in unused block-outs on east side of plant

Fire Protection System:
·         Continued installing new deluge system in dryer #3
·         Continued installing sprinkler piping at lathes
·         Began filling sprinkler systems and testing for leaks

Log Conditioning Vaults:
·         Placed vault wall “T”
·         Continued pre-tying rebar mats for final vault wall
·         Installed Tee-Wall at vault wall “Q”
·         Continued installing galvanized, angled, deflector plates in vaults at base of vaults
·         Continued installation of support system for vault roof concrete slab; placed concrete mats on support structure (Vaults 1-8)

Equipment Foundations (East and West Residuals):
·         Removed forms from Hog Tower walls
·         Placed rebar in two unused block-outs on east side of plant

RTO Rebuild
·         Contractor mobilized to site; began installing ductwork

Winston Plywood & Veneer
·         Continued refurbishing and installing Lathes No. 1 & 2 and related equipment
·         Continued installing equipment at both clippers, green stackers, and pull chains
·         Continued cleaning and painting green-end equipment
·         Continued electrical installation at Green-End equipment (conduit and power wiring)
·         Continued installing electrical service from electrical room to Log Pro equipment (unistrut, cable tray, and conduit)
·         Continued refurbishing Dryers No. 1 & 2
·         Continued assembly and installation of Dryer No. 1, 2, & 3 infeed and outfeed sections
·         Continued making modifications to Stackers for Dryers No. 2 & 3
·         Continued installing diverter and circle conveyor to transfer veneer to round-table
·         Continued refurbishing and painting dry-end equipment
·         Continued installing electrical power to Dryers 1, 2, & 3
·         Continued installing insulation on RTO Ducting (From dryers 1, 2, & 3)
·         Continued installing steam piping from boilers to main steam header
·         Completed installing air line along Log Pro equipment line to debarker, ready for pressure testing
·         Began setting east side residual equipment (conveyors to screening platform)
·         Continued fabrication of lathe infeed decks and platform for screen tower