Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Method Statement for Padded Panel Installation

1. Purpose of the Method Statement 

The purpose of this method is to provide sets of the thorough process for installation of the padded panel all in accord with the requirement of the designer.

2. Description of Work

  • Padded Panel is made of fabric accent walls that serve as an aesthetic of an area. 
  • It provides accent to the wall and the effect of comfort and softness of an area.
  • It is express in rectangular shapes with border frames in Duco finish paint.

3. Delivery, Storage and Handling

  • Shall be transported in sealed plastic boxes or plastic lamination that clearly shows the designated name, or other manufacturer’s instructions and specifications. 
  • The wood should be in squareness and plumpness, all incomplete parts with jambs and fillers.
  • The material (padded panels) must be handled carefully and securely; the edges should be maintained and protected from damage or that may cause any injury.
  • The panels must be kept in an area that is dry, tidy and free from any dampness.

4. Installation

  • Measure the area where the padded panel is installed. 
  • Appropriately divide the area as per to the designer’s specification and instructions regarding the dimension of the padded panel.
  • Fabricate the frame. Solid wood as a frame with Duco paint finish of cream colour.
  • Make sure that the mitre joints are at level and square.
  • Plywood Backing. ½ Plywood can be used as the backing of the panel board make sure that it is hard enough to carry the panel.
  • Install the foam as the base of the panel. By utilizing the gun tucker/gun staple install the foam into the whole plywood backing, this will strengthen and serve as the base of the fabric.
  • Cover with the specified fabric cover. Using gun tucker/staple make sure that the fabric is adjusted and installed properly and stretched essentially at the entire surface. And at the back wrap the fabric at the plywood backside. 
  • Make sure the fabrics are closed. 
  • Carefully examine and check if there are bubbles remained in the fabric.
  • Install Velcro tape at the back of the panel. While using the Velcro tape, always make sure that the it surrounds the plywood backing.
  • Install another side of Velcro tape to the wall. Where the other Velcro tape at the panel will tape into the Velcro tape installed in the wall.
  • Always make sure that the panel is tight and in tack with the wall.

5. Supervision

Installation is accomplished by the competent, skilled and experienced technical technicians (installer) who has expertise in board installation finishing. They are accompanied by the unskilled general workforce. And all installation work is supervised by the experienced supervisor. Site Engineer/Architects will be available for better and continuous communication & co-ordination with main-contractor, sub-contractors, and also look into the technical aspects.

  • Stapler
  • Hammer
  • Measuring taped.  
  • Work gloves
  • Foam
  • Velcro Tape 
  • Stick well
  • Finishing Nails
  • ½ Plywood

6. Machinery and Tools to be Used

  • Tucker Gun
  • Air Compressor
  • Hammer

7. Safety Procedures

  • Acknowledged using appropriate protection, such as safety glasses, gloves, dust mask, safety shoes. 
  • Adhesive and glue should be kept in place to avoid misuse.
  • Padded Panel needs to be vacuumed once a week and more often in areas of heavy traffic.  Regularly and frequently vacuuming enhances the life of fabric by preventing a buildup of dusty particles that can cut fabric fibers.

8. General

The Sub-Contractor reserves the right to make any amendment to the method from time to time in consultation with the Main Contractor, depending upon the particular worksite conditions.

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