CATERPILLAR HYDRAULIC EXCAVATOR PLANT
 
PROJECT NAME
Caterpillar Hydraulic Excavator Plant
 
CITY, STATE
Victoria, Texas
 
CLIENT NAME
Forum Studio
 
PROJECT SIZE
900,000 square feet
 
SERVICES PROVIDED
Mechanial Engineering
Plumbing Engineering
PROJECT SCOPE:
 

G&W was selected to provide the Mechanical and Plumbing system and infrastructure design for the new production complex which consists of the following: 

 

Building B -- Assembly /Building A -Office / Building C- Logistics: uses are connected into one building of approximately 633,775 GSF. Building B-Assembly is approximately 480,362 GSF, Building A-Office is approximately 31,459 GSF and Building C-Logistics is approximately 121,954 GSF. Primary functions include assembly, subassembly, storage, shipping, receiving, office, training, medical and meeting areas. Building Occupancies include Group F-1 Equipment Assembly Bays, G roup S-1 and Group F-1 Logistics Storage and Loading Docks, Receiving and Shipping Operations, Group B Office Areas, and Accessory (assembly occupancy) Meeting Areas.

 

Building F -- Sub-Assembly / Paint: Approximately 206,560GSF. Primary functions include Subassembly Bays, Logistics storage, Paint Booth Area, Loading Dock and Compactors, Office Areas, and Paint Storage and Mixing within a separated cut-off room. Building Occupancies include Group F-1 Equipment Assembly Bays, Paint Group S-1 and Group F-1 Logistics and Loading Docks, Receiving and Shipping Operations, Group B Office Areas Group H2 for Paint Storage and Mixing.

 

Building Z -- PDI/PDA. Approximately 53,400 GSF. Primary functions include Repair and Inspection Bays, Paint Booth, Small Office Area, and Tool Shop. Occupancies include Group F-1 Equipment Inspection and Repair, Group B Office.

 

Building Y-1 Gate House. Approximately 680 GSF. Functions include Security areas, Break room, and Security Equipment room. Group B occupancy.

 

Building Y-2 Pump House. Approximately 300 GSF. Functions to house fire pump for site. Group F-1 occupancy.

 

Building X Shipping Office. Approximately 530 GSF. Pre-manufactured mobile office trailer. Group B occupancy.

 

Site Area T Flammable Liquids in Outside Site Area.

 

G&W plumbing design consisted the roof drainage, process drainage, internal plumbing and compressed air systems for this facility. 

 

G&W mechanical design consisted of the chilled water plant of a 2,400 ton variable speed water cooled chillers, cooling tower and variable primary pumping system to serve Building B and F.  G&W designed a 90 ton VAV packaged rooftop system for Building A and 157 tons for Building Z.  G&W designed the process natural gas distribution system and ventilation systems for the site and to serve process and paint equipment.

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