Covid-19 delayed our schedule, but we were able to cautiously move forward with the completion of the North Charleston Aquatics Center. Final testing and owner training were performed with A+ results. Atlantic Electric is proud of the work that our team installed on this project. Again, we hope the local schools and surrounding community enjoys… Read more »
At Fort Belvoir’s Davison Army Airfield we came up with a solution that meets UFC requirements to install helipad lights at an existing concrete helipad. We used elastomeric concrete at the light cans and FAA P-606 epoxy in the saw kerf (wire trench) to seal it. We now move on to Phase 2 where we… Read more »
We were awarded a project on Runway 5-23 at Donaldson Airport (GYH) located in Greenville, SC; the project includes the installation of two complete BAK 12/14M Aircraft Arresting Systems. All four BAK 12/14M Absorbers will be installed in below ground cast in place concrete vaults.
It takes significant planning to set up and pull large cables through manholes. Each one of the cables in the video weighs 1.7 pounds per foot. We are pulling several sets of these cables but the total weight of one cable pull over 770 feet is over 6,500 pounds! Great work Rifle Range Road Team!… Read more »
Our Langley Air Force Base team has successfully completed the ductbank, junction plazas, and mounting control equipment for the Approach Lighting System from the Threshold through Station 26.
The Aquatic Center for North Charleston District 2 is scheduled to be complete by the end of April. Atlantic Electric, LLC is almost complete with the electrical portion of the project. The crew is currently installing lighting controls and some finishing touches: equipment labeling, raceway strapping, and power verification for the mechanical equipment startups. We… Read more »
Atlantic Electric has started construction on a new consolidated airfield lighting vault for MCAS New River. The new airfield lighting vault will replace the three existing lighting vaults located around the airfield. The existing airfield lighting circuits are powered by standalone regulators and will be replaced by two new switchgear regulator lineups in the new… Read more »
One of our complicated special projects at Langley Air Force Base, VA includes the BAK-15 Net Stanchion System. The BAK-15 is designed to save lives and protect aircraft by allowing air traffic control to engage a net barrier system when a pilot loses control of an aircraft.
We installed a 4000 amp 3 phase 480 voltage switch gear capable of paralleling up to 2 power company feeds and 3 generators. It will automatically bring the generators online in the event of an outage. The parallel effect of the generators is to increase capability and work with MR systems and SCADA. The capability… Read more »
Future Friday: Fort Knox Work includes upgrades to airfield lighting and electrical systems at the Fort Knox Godman Army Airfield. The existing airfield fixtures and signs will be upgraded to LED technology. The existing conduit and direct buried electric lines that feed to the signs and light fixtures will be replaced. Within the Vault, a… Read more »