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Confidential Biopharmaceutical Project, Ireland

Confidential Biopharmaceutical Project, Ireland

    • CLIENT:
    • Confidential
    • MAIN CONTRACTOR:
    • Confidential
    • CONSULTANT:
    • Confidential
    • PROJECT:
    • API Purification Project
    • VALUE:
    • €2m
    • SECTOR:
    • Life Sciences
    • LOCATION:
    • Ireland

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

Kirby was appointed to complete the full electrical and instrumentation installation for a new API purification plant at a confidential client’s facility in Ireland.

The project was completed within a live pharmaceutical site with no interruption to production, while delivering the scope in an extremely congested ATEX zone 1 & 2 area to the highest standards.

Kirby was responsible for the fabrication, supply, delivery, RV, bench check, calibration, installation, testing, commissioning of the electrical and instrumentation services, including the hot and cold loops.

SCOPE OF WORKS

The electrical and instrumentation systems installed by Kirby included:

• LV Distribution
• General & Emergency Lighting
• General Service Power
• Mechanical Plant Service Power
• Fire Detection & Alarm
• Access Control, Intruder & CCTV
• Earthing & Bonding
• Voice & Data Distribution
• Lightning Protection
• EMS
• Impulse Tubing
• SCS
• DCS
• Profibus
• Scada

Installed plant items included 12 number IO panels, 5 number weighed scales, 2 number fume cupboards, 4 number HMI’s, 1 number vacuum pump system, 2 number drum booths, new distribution boards, fire alarm and vesda panels, gas detection, access control, BMS.

Total project meterage consisted of 48,000m of cable, 1,800m of containment, 504 instruments, 860 loops, 504 calibrations, 6,000m impulse piping, 860 number of I/O points, 1,080m of stainless steelcontainment (dairy tubing).