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Our Client

Our client is a fabricator based in Essex. They were appointed to fabricate and install 3 off  staircases and balustrade at WeWork in Southbank. The staircases comprised of:

  • laminated stringers with glass sitting inside the stringer
  • 40mm timber treads fixed to folded
  • a combination of D section and full CHS hand rail butted together. 

Our Service

Our scope of works was to produce fabrication drawings of the balustrade and staircases. From the architectural drawings in conjunction with the survey information we produced a 3D CAD Model using Autodesk Advance Steel. The architectural drawings were used for the balustrade details. The structural engineers drawings were used for section sizes and connections. The challenge of this project was developing the design intent drawings we had received into a design that could be fabricated within the access constraints. The only access was via a lift which could only take section lengths upto 3m. We therefore had to design splice connections which could not be visible on the finished product. No bolts could be visible at all. 

 

Our Output

Based on the 3D CAD Model we produced a General Assembly drawing for approval. The GA drawings shows:

  • goings & rise
  • Hand rail size and height (compliant with Approved Document K)
  • Balustrade size and height (compliant with Approved Document K)
  • Tread Details
  • Plan layout with overall sizes
  • Elevations including all relevant levels

Further, our GA drawings show all the connection details. This allows the architect and structural engineer to understand our design fully and comment/approve.

Once approval of the GA drawing was given, we produced the fabrication pack. The fabrication pack consisted of:

  1. General Assembly Drawing issued for construction. This drawing includes all relevant views (Plan, Elevation, Iso metric) with dimensions and beam numbers
  2. Assembly Drawing for welding
  3. Single Part Plate drawings for laser cutting
  4. Material List
  5. Bolt & Anchor List
  6. Erection Bolt List (bolt list assorted to each beam)
  7. NC & DXF files for pre-cutting

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Jensen Consulting Ltd.
7E Old Hall Farmyard
Priory Lane
Little Wymondley
Hitchin
Hertfordshire SG4 7BL
Tel: 01462 514 300
Email:
[email protected]

About Us

We are one of the leading CAD Drafting Services in the UK. Our company has huge experience in 3D CAD Modelling and 2D CAD Drawings.

Address

Jensen Consulting Ltd.
7E Old Hall Farmyard
Priory Lane
Little Wymondley
Hitchin
Hertfordshire SG4 7BL
Tel: 01462 514 300
Email:
[email protected]