Air Products - High Pressure Nitrogen Plant

Customer: Air Products

Owner: Air Products

Year Completed: 2014

Market: Industrial

Sector: Chemical

Contract Amount: $500K


Atlantic Constructors was selected as the Mechanical Constructor for the full mechanical installation of Air Products’ first ever dual high-pressure plant in Christiansburg, Virginia. ACI was the prime Mechanical Contractor and performed the rigging and setting of approximately 40 pieces of equipment along with installation of approximately 3,000 LF piping.

This project involved the full mechanical installation of the entire production line inside of an operating plant. The GMP project included bulk material unloading in the truck bays, dry material conveyance throughout, dry bulk material sorting in the bin tops, dough mixing and forming equipment, floor mounted, ceiling hung and incline conveyors for wet product and cooling, and 300 M of gas ovens along with the packaging lines.

The scope included surveying, equipment setting support and anchoring, grouting tanks, piping bolt up (no field weld) and T&M commissioning support (extra to contract). 2″-10″ SS prefabricated pipe supplied by owner. Instrumentation tubing was provided by ACI.