North Pole, AK – Lab Building

LocationNorth Pole, AKBuilding FunctionLab BuildingBuilding Construction2009Design Blast Load0.8 psi, 85 psi-msec Wood buildings and wood trailers are common at industrial facilities. BakerRisk has developed upgrade designs to strengthen typical stud wall systems. In this upgrade, the exterior walls were strengthened, existing exterior doors were upgraded, and exterior windows were strengthened. Gallery

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Linden, NJ – Lab Building

LocationLinden, NJBuilding FunctionLab BuildingBuilding Construction2014Design Blast Load1.2 psi, 50 psi-msec BakerRisk designed a shield wall system to protect the exterior walls of an existing Lab Building. Due to the existing building constraints, the blast resistant shield wall is designed so that minimal blast reactions are passed into the existing building. Gallery

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Garyville, LA – Lab

LocationGaryville, LABuilding FunctionLab BuildingBuilding Construction2008Design Blast Load1.0 psi, 45 psi-msec BakerRisk designed the blast resistant upgrades for an existing Lab Building. The upgrade design included the strengthening of the exterior walls and an upgrade design for the existing windows. The structural upgrades were constructed from the exterior of the building to minimize interior interruptions. Gallery

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BakerRisk presentations at the 2023 AIChE Spring Meeting and 19th Global Congress on Process Safety

The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) is hosting its highly anticipated Spring Meeting and 19th Global Congress on Process Safety in Houston, Texas from March 12-16th, 2023. This conference is a premier event for professionals in the chemical engineering and process safety industries around the world. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in…