This industrial fabric building for biosolid dewatering facility is attached to an existing brick building. The wastewater treatment building has a passive ventilation system and hot dip galvanized frame to prevent damage from corrosion.
- Building size: 65.5 ft x 100 ft
- Hot dip galvanized steel frame with flame-retardant fabric
- Frames and purlins support conveyor weight
- 18-in overhangs with mesh soffit ventilation
- Pier foundation installed by others
- Designed with sealed attachment to an existing brick structure
- Installed by Legacy crews under strict correctional facility security
- Meets OBC 11/IBC 09, NFPA 701 Code, wind exposure C, seismic zone B, partially enclosed, fully exposed, standard occupancy
- Building use: Wastewater treatment – biosolid dewatering
State & Municipal, Waste & Recycling
6,550 sq ft
It seemed to be the perfect solution.
The building needed to be as salt resistant as possible. Legacy had a solid steel frame as opposed to tubular steel – it seemed to be the perfect solution.
The set up was ideal.
With this Legacy design, we were able to save money and space by integrating a wash bay into the storage structure. The setup we use is also ideal for eliminating environmental concerns, since all the salt-laden water is contained instead of running off.
Protecting this equipment helps it run more efficiently.
We didn’t have any experience with fabric buildings, but they were a cost-effective solution for our needs. Protecting this equipment helps it run more efficiently. So far the building is doing the job of providing protection for the new equipment.
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