PTT POLYETHYLENE CO., LTD (PTTPE) (PTTPE LDPE PLANT – HYPER AND BOOSTER COMPRESSOR BUILDING)
LOCATION: Pha Deang Industrial Estate in Map Ta Phut, Rayong, Thailand
CLIENT: Toyo-Thai Corporation Public Company Limited (TTCL)
PERIOD OF SERVICES: March 09
FINANCED BY: N/A
ASSOCIATED FIRMS: N/A
DESCRIPTION OF PROJECT:
LDPE Project is located in Pha Deang Industrial Estate in Map Ta Phut, Rayong. It is being constructed. Hyper and Booster Compressor Foundation is one of significant structure in the project. The foundation is considered as mat foundation sizing 18m wide x 22.5 long and 1.6 m thick with 1 m thick lean concrete. This had been casted on January 24, 2009. The CPAC Low heat type was used for casting. It was informed that the formwork was taken out after casting date about 5 days. Then a few days later, vertical cracks was found on foundation sides and also found crack on top of foundation running from side to other side of foundation. Therefore, Toyo Japan and Toyo-Thai Corporation PCL require a third party to review and verify structural stability and integrity of the foundation already built, and to provide rectification plan if necessary.
International Engineering Consultants Co., Ltd. (IEC), engineering firm specialized in engineering design as well as forensic investigation and strengthening design of civil engineering works is therefore performed the investigation of crack including crack location mapping and depth which would be required for further remedial work.
SCOPE OF SERVICES:
· Provide the crack depth investigation and assessment reportand quality assurance for crack repairing work.
· Non-Destructive Testing using Ultrasonic pulse Velocity Method (UPV) to determine crack depth.