Los Angeles Welcomes PalmSHIELD Mechanical Equipment Enclosure

A brown louvered fence from PalmSHIELD installed outside of a City of Los Angeles Department of Water and Power buildingPalmSHIELD is proud to announce that we were chosen by the City of Los Angeles Department of Water and Power to build their mechanical equipment enclosure. They had a set of strict requirements for their louvered systems, and PalmSHIELD worked tirelessly to meet each one.

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The City of Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s louvered equipment enclosures had to meet a 31-pounds-per-square-foot-of-pressure test. Additionally, the mechanical screen system had to be specially constructed to meet a particular set of site conditions. Each 6” by 6” square gate post had to have special plate fabrication due to limited wall width and loading requirements. PalmSHIELD’s in-house engineering considered the cone effect of both a horizontally and vertically-placed pressure anchor or wedge. We wanted to ensure that the cone effect of the anchors did not overlap one another and that each of the anchors were not close enough to the edge of the concrete that they would cause a sprawl effect.

If you look at the photos, you will see that installation was a huge success. Our panel heights matched up perfectly to the adjoining system and every detail of this project turned out just right. Visit our website at www.palmshieldlouvers.com to view our specialty fencing options today.

Palmshield louvered fence installed in Los Angeles

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