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Akzo Nobel Research Centre

Background:

Akzo Nobel are a leading global company specialising in paints & coating as well as being a major producer of specialty chemicals. The Akzo Nobel Research Centre, which will house a £10.7m cryogenic facility, warehouse & protective coatings applications & testing laboratory.

In addition to this, the refurbishment of the current Expert Capability Group (ECG) building to create new wet paint laboratories and office space for up to 90 people is also part of its remit.

To find out more about the Akzo Nobel Research Centre, please click here.  

Project:

Connect Data Solutions proposed to supply and install a complete network infrastructure to Akzo Nobel Site within the following buildings; Warehouse, Cryogenic Building, PC Building & ECG Building.

The outlets which are to be installed in the warehouse will emanate from a new 12u 600mm Wall Mounted Cabinet located in the office, Connect Data Solutions will also install 6no Excel Cat6a LSOH Cables in the positions outlined in the supplied drawing, utilising the existing containment wherever possible. The Excel Cat6 Outlets will be presented in MK type Metalclad Faceplates. The outlets will be terminated onto new Excel 24 way 1U Cat6 Patch Panels.

The Cryogenic Building outlets will emanate from a new IP55 rated 12u Wall Mounted Cabinet within the test area, Connect Data Solutions will also install 2no Excel Cat6 LSOH Outlets as outlined in the supplied drawing. Like the Warehouse building, Connect Data Solutions will be presenting the outlets in MK type Metalclad Faceplates and will also be terminated onto a new Excel 24 way 1U Cat6 Patch Panels. 1U cable management bars will be installed accordingly.

For the PC Building, all the outlets will emanate from a new 12u Wall Mounted Cabinet within room F10 first floor and CDS will install 66no Excel Cat6 LSOH in the positions outlined in the supplied drawings. In addition to this, the outlets will be terminated onto a new Excel 24 way 1U Cat6 Patch Panels and 1u Cable Management Bars will be installed accordingly.

In the ECG Building, the outlets will emanate from the existing Comm’s cabinet within the server room F10 1st Floor. 228no Excel Cat6 LSOH outlets will be installed and CDS will also install Excel Cat6 Outlets presented in MK type Metalclad face plates in single gang metal back boxes outside the office area. The cables will be fed into the metal back boxes in protective Flexible conduit where required.

All the outlets installed in the project will be labelled with high quality, engraved labels.

Products:

  • Excel cat6 U/UTP Outlets
  • Excel Cat6 Patch Leads
  • AV Cabling
  • OM2 8core SWA Fibres & Patch Cords
  • Excel 12u Cabinet & Associated Items
  • Algar 12u IP55 Cabinet & Associated Items
  • CW1308B 10pr Backbone Link
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