Sawmill MCC Replacement

Industry: Timber
Category:Design, Electrification, Project Management
Services:Electrical Schematics, Design, Cable / Ladder Tray Installation, Cable Installation and Termination

Description: Our customers brief called for replacement of an ageing MCC and supply cabling used to power 'debarking' machinery in their timber mill.

New electrical control panels required to upgrade the existing MCC were built at Pro-Built Controls premises prior to transporting to site.

The project works included;

  • Complete all trenching work to accommodate the new supply including trench depth of 1500mm covered with "Quarter minus" screening compacted and covered with and additional 150mm of reinforced concrete and backfilled with remaining earth.
  • Supply and install new 150mm underground conduit (80mtr).
  • Supply and install new 100mm conduit for future cabling (40m).
  • Supply and install new 185mm 4C & E orange circ cable or equivalent.
  • Supply and install new 630 Amp MCCB bucket for the MCC 10.
  • Terminate test and energize the new supply.
  • Manufacture 4 bay distribution centre to replace the existing MCC & feeds to 16 plant items.
  • Remove existing MCC at planned shutdown (2 -3 Days)
  • Test and wire new distribution system prior to delivery
  • Supply and install 6 fortress key locks to existing guarding in the field.
  • Supply and install new fortress master key and key release system.
  • Incorporate one lockable 630 amp Circuit Breaker for single point of isolation.
  • Test and commission.
  • Create CAD electrical schematics and as built drawings

Installation on the eve of Xmas shutdown, commissioning commencing Boxing Day.

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