Wastewater Facility Steel Detailing

April 20, 2024

Wastewater Facility Steel Detailing


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PMC Provides Crucial Steel Detailing Services for Expansion to Meet the Evolving Needs of Wastewater Facility

Software: SDS2                                       

Tonnage: 35 TONS


  • 3D Model in SDS2
  • GA Drawings
  • Assembly Drawings and Part Drawings
  • Bolt Lists
  • Verified existing structure documentation, identifying discrepancies and missing information.
  • Incorporated new structural elements while maintaining stability.
  • Coordinated integration of windows and doors with architectural specifications and facility standards.
  • Managed design changes, including modifications in girt and header sizes.
  • Verified design changes for compliance with building codes and conducted structural analyses.
  • Ensured compatibility between existing and new components.
  • Established quality assurance processes to ensure compliance with specifications and standards.

After the client conducted a comprehensive site survey to assess existing conditions, PMC’s local strategic partner, TMC Drafting Services, conducted a scan of the facility. PMC then meticulously processed the scan data, which included minimizing noise and inaccuracies. Our experts utilized the latest laser scanning and scan-to-BIM technology to ensure precise as-built information which subsequently updated the SDS2 model with the validated data.

PMC's Skilled Steel Detailing Team

  • Utilized 3D modeling in SDS2 for precise fit and alignment, performing clash detection and resolution with existing structure.
  • Coordinated among architects, structural engineers, and MEP professionals for seamless integration and conflict minimization.
  • Utilized SDS2's parametric modeling for precise design adaptation, ensuring compliance with building codes and standards.
  • Secured regular Engineer of Record (EOR) approvals, maintaining transparent communication channels for stakeholder engagement.
  • Implemented quality control measures to ensure modifications met design specifications and maintained structural integrity.
  • Maintained detailed documentation of coordination changes to prevent conflicts with existing structures.
  • Conducted thorough research to ensure new material properties matched those of the existing structure.

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