Installing firewalls and hygienic partitioning panels in Wales.
Stancold are looking forward to working with Knox and Wells again on an exciting project in Wales, installing firewalls and hygienic partitioning for a specialist manufacturing facility.
The project, due to start at the end of February will enable Purolite, a leading manufacturer of specialist resins, to expand their production. They recently purchased the building next door to their current facility in Llantrisant and it needed significant refurbishment to meet their requirements.
After a successful experience working together back in 2014, Knox and Wells contacted Stancold because of our track record in delivering technical performance driven composite panel installations in a range of industrial applications. There’s no better feedback than a returning client and we love a challenge. This project certainly delivers on that front!
There were a number of issues to overcome. Because of the weight of the proposed ceiling plans we had to offer a more lightweight option whilst still maintaining hygienic requirements. Our Senior Business Development Manager, Tom Court, also worked with them to cost engineer the project.
To ensure that Purolite’s requirements were met in an existing space Stancold provided complete 3D modelling plans for Knox and Wells. A mixture of Kingspan’s new IPN Quadcore panels along with Eurobonds Firemaster mineral fibre panel system will allow us to achieve a variety of firewall requirements: a minimum 60 minutes’ fire integrity and 30 minutes’ heat insulation.
Installation will take 12 weeks and we can’t wait to see what the final product looks like. This scheme of mixed panel types does not only meet the client’s fire, hygienic and aesthetic needs, it is designed to be suitable for installation in the mixed level refurbishment of the existing portal frame building.