Bulk Bagging Equipment Installation Cost Estimate
Services Involved: Project Management, Process Engineering, Process Design, Structural Engineering and Design
Industry: Specialty Chemicals
The objective of this specialty chemical project was to improve bulk bagging of the client’s flaked product to eliminate dust, address ergonomic issues, and improve process and equipment operability and reliability. BSI Engineering was approached by the client to provide a technical resource for developing a project scope and a cost estimate for appropriations funding.
A feasibility study was performed to confirm that the existing structure was adequate for the vendor bagging equipment and to provide recommendations for any modifications. An equipment model was then developed to offer a three-dimensional perspective of the installation confirming the ergonomic issues were met as well as confirming fit.
The cost estimate utilized material takeoffs from both the structural and process design development – taking into account findings from the feasibility study and the equipment model – to provide an appropriations grade estimate. This then allowed potential costs to be assessed and allowed the client to begin their project with a strong foundational understanding of their available funds.
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