A-Gas Electronic Materials
Part of the A-Gas Group, A-Gas Electronic Materials is a distributor, supplying specialist chemicals & processes to Semiconductor, Printed Circuit Board, Electronic / Industrial Metal Finishing, Photovoltaic and Advanced Packaging businesses.
One idea put forward by the client was to build an entirely separate storage unit in another part of the warehouse to house the hazardous stock. However, the ideal situation for A-Gas was to make the racking that the stock was situated in completely enclosed in-situ, with materials that would be fire rated for up to half an hour.
We put forward three separate recommendations to the team at A-Gas.
Firstly, the option to install a mesh cage around the existing racking with separate doors to each level. Secondly, the option to install a cage in the corner of the warehouse as a new, totally separate storage area, and thirdly, we suggested installing mesh on the side of each bay of APR and to the top of two bays of racking by the wall, with all mesh covered by certificate Fire-Curtain (60 minute integrity).
The Finished Outcome
Not only did we successfully fulfil the client’s original brief but we did so with a much more cost-effective option, saving the client money while increasing operational efficiency and meeting health and safety requirements.