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By March 12, 2020blog

At MSD, we create 3D models in our (VDC) Virtual Design Construction Department of our systems using real world materials & equipment from manufacturers’ own libraries. Following coordination sign off we proceed with creating individual DETAIL spool drawings broken down by system type and area in accordance with the project schedules for accelerated fabrication assembly.

Our Fabrication efforts allow our team to expedite onsite delivery by assembling components in a controlled environment. Every component delivered directly to our Fabrication Shop is verified through our in-house Quality Control Program assuring the correct parts have been received prior to proceeding with Fabrication. Utilizing our in-house pre-fabrication team increases the product quality as well as the QUANTITY produced, accelerating the overall timeframes associated with individual field activities. Our team offers many different fabrication options but one specific area is accelerating schedule, improving quality reducing costs in a safe working manner with producing Equipment Skids.

Equipment Skids

Excitement is in the Air in the TEAM MSD Fabrication Shop! TEAM MSD Focus is in the DETAILS! Equipment skids is one of our primary focus points. Our MSD Fabrication Shop has successful completed a variety of Equipment Skid Packages consisting of the following:

  • Domestic Water Booster Pump
  • Backflow Preventer
  • Water Softener
  • Water Heaters
  • Base Mount Pump

A pump skid built in TEAM MSD Fabrication shop, provides the following benefits:

  • Accelerated Schedule Enhancer
  • Significant Cost Savings
  • Higher Quality
  • Portability
  • Complete Package
  • Ease Of Installation
  • Safely produced in a Safe and Efficient Environment

Having the ability and skill sets to build a complete skid package with all the associated components in house is our Difference Maker. This ability is a unique difference maker for our clients! The quality and efficiency gains are evident in every equipment skid produced.

The Process

The process starts with identifying what equipment will be put on a skid package and the associated piping to be completed. The skids are built from a detailed drawing showing all the components required for the equipment to operate in an efficient manner and accessible for future maintenance and monitoring. All equipment skids come with the following features:

  • Built From C-channel
  • Lifting Lugs for Rigging
  • Equipment Secured For Shipping
  • All Piping Test Fit To Ensure Propper Fitment
  • Painted With Rust Prevention Paint
  • Rebar Installed/Concrete Poured (When Applicable)

In conclusion, utilizing the fabrication shop to build the equipment skids for your project is one of the biggest benefits we offer.