Maugel Architects

Maugel Architects

Greatbatch Inc. - Electrochem Battery Manufacturing Facility Commissioning Services

Project Description

M/E Engineering, P.C. was the Prime Consultant for this state-of-the-art manufacturing facility for commercial power sources (lithium batteries) for high reliability applications.

New Lithium Battery Manufacturing Facility including a 5,000 SF Dry Room maintained at -30°C dewpoint (<1/2% R.H.) and a Safire Clean Agent Fire Suppression System. Project also included a variable air volume fume hood exhaust system (with scrubber), a 400 ton process chilled water plant, modular pulse boiler plant and new electrical distribution service and emergency power service.

M/E Role

  • Battery manufacturing included a 5,000 SF, Dry Room maintained at a -30°C dewpoint (<1/2% RH) with a Safire Clean Agent Fire Suppression System.
  • Variable Volume Fume Hood Exhaust System with Scrubber.
  • Process Chilled Water Plant, 400 tons.
  • Modular Pulse Boiler Plant.

Commissioning Services

  • Development of Commissioning Specification.
  • Development of Commissioning Plan.
  • Commissioning Coordination Meetings.
  • Regular Field Observation Visits.
  • Development of Pre-Functional Checklists and Functional Test Procedures.
  • Oversight and Documentation of Functional Performance Testing.
  • Development of a Final Commissioning Report.
  • Coordination of Owner's Training.

Commissioning services addressed the following:

  • Pulse Combustion Boilers.
  • Rotary Screw Water Chiller.
  • Fiberglass Cooling Towers.
  • Refrigerant Vapor Monitoring Systems.
  • Ductless Air Conditioning Systems.
  • Computer Room Air Conditioning Systems.
  • Dehumidifiers.Air Scrubber.
  • Ductwork Distribution System.
  • Variable Air Volume Terminal Units.
  • Air and Water Testing and Balancing.
  • Sprinkler System.
  • Clean Agent Fire Suppression System.
  • Fire Alarm System.
  • Closed Circuit Television Surveillance System.
  • Access Control and Security System.

Raynham, MA