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2.4.5 Carousels
2.4.5.1 ncline Plate Make-Up Carousel
2.4.5.1.1 General
2.4.5.1.1.a. ncline plate/slope pallet devices shall be constructed of articulating
contoured pallets or flights forming a continuous, rotating, sloped surface.
They shall be arranged to receive baggage from a feed conveyor(s) at a
point on the inside rim as shown on the contract drawings. The unit shall be
automatically fed via belt conveyor(s).
2.4.5.1.1.b. Materials for flights / pallets shall be such that bags of all sizes and weight
will slide easily to the bottom of the flight / pallet.
2.4.5.1.1.c. The Sub-Contractor as part of the bid proposal can submit their standard
incline plate/slope pallet device specifications for review. Final approval of
the qualified manufacturer shall be at the discretion of CAG. The design,
manufacture, and installation of the incline plate/slope pallet device must
conform to all sections of this specification as is appropriate.
2.4.5.1.2 Dimensions
2.4.5.1.2.a. The height of incline/slope pallet devices shall be as follows unless
otherwise specified by CAG or shown on the Contract Drawings:
2.4.5.1.2.b. The make-up carousel height is identified in the Contract Documents and
shall have a total width of 1700 mm (measured in plan view) with a minimum
usable width of 1500 mm (measured along the slope).
2.4.5.1.2.c. Make-up carousels shall be located on a concrete operator plinth (provided
by Contractor). Height of plinth to be 150 mm unless otherwise coordinated
and agreed with CAG.
2.4.5.1.2.d. The Sub-Contractor can as part of the bid proposal, submit their standard
incline plate/slope pallet device details for review and approval, if the height
is different from those specified above.
2.4.5.1.3 Load Rating
2.4.5.1.3.a. All incline/slope pallet devices shall be capable of supporting a minimum
dynamic load of 200 kg per linear meter and a single concentrated static
load of 150 kg.
2.4.5.1.4 Operating speeds
2.4.5.1.4.a. The device operating speed for incline/slope pallet devices shall be 30
m/min.
2.4.5.1.4.b. ncline/slope pallet devices shall be capable of accepting baggage per each
in-feed conveyor at a rate of thirty (30) bags per minute.
2.4.5.1.5 Drives
2.4.5.1.5.a. Sloped pallet devices shall have friction type drives, with appropriate self-
adjusting spring loaded activation.
2.4.5.1.5.b. Each drive shall be equipped with an appropriately sized electronic soft start
/ soft stop device to ensure smooth start up / shut down of the device. n
lieu of a soft start, a variable frequency controller may be used for each
drive.
2.4.5.1.5.c. The design of the drive circuitry shall be such that the drive motor safety
disconnect switch will also open the control circuitry of the device whenever
the disconnect switch is turned off. Whenever the disconnect switch is
turned back on, it shall be required to reactivate the appropriate device start
controls, thus allowing the drive motor start-up to be controlled by the VFD
or soft start controller.
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2.4.5.1.5.d. A minimum of two drive units, are required for all baggage claim/make up
applications due to redundancy requirements. The Sub-Contractor shall
provide additional drives if necessary to meet the load rating requirements
specified herein.
2.4.5.1.5.e. The devices and drives shall be designed and configured such that if one of
the drive units should fail, the device shall continue to operate at 100%
capacity including the ability to start-up under full load conditions with the
remaining drives. This shall be demonstrated during the SATP.
2.4.5.1.5.f. Easy access and means for disconnecting failed drive unit shall be provided
to allow for system maintenance with a minimum of time and effort. The
drives shall be designed such that failed drives can be disconnected in 15
minutes by a single technician.
2.4.5.1.5.g. Drive design and motor applications must provide for the potential of
variations in "actual motor speeds so that the drive motors are equally
loaded. The motor used in the dual drive units is to be of the "high slip
design type.
2.4.5.1.5.h. For ease of drive synchronization, variable frequency controllers are
acceptable.
2.4.5.1.5.i. The device drive and idler shaft sprockets must be restrained through the
use of double setscrews to prevent any lateral movement of the sprockets
on the respective shafts. Setscrews alone are not sufficient.
2.4.5.1.5.j. Drives shall be designed for operation from a 415 VAC, 3-phase, 50 Hz
power source. The drive shall be sized to permit start-up under full load
conditions without noticeable time delay and any abnormal noise from the
units.
2.4.5.1.5.k. One 240 VAC, single-phase, 50 Hz duplex outlet shall be provided by Sub-
Contractor as a maintenance outlet in the general vicinity of each drive
assembly.
2.4.5.1.5.l. The BHS control circuitry must be designed to assure that the incline device
is running at full speed prior the start up of any feed conveyors.
2.4.5.1.5.m. The design of the drive circuitry shall be such that the drive motor safety
disconnect switch will also "open" the control circuitry of the device
whenever the disconnect switch is turned off. Whenever the disconnect
switch is turned back "on", it shall be required to reactivate the appropriate
device start controls, thus allowing the drive motor start-up to be controlled
by the soft start controller. n no case shall it be possible to start the device
drive without engaging the soft start. This requirement shall also apply, if
variable frequency drives are used in lieu of soft starts.
2.4.5.1.5.n. nstall in close proximity to one of the drive units a control station with a
Maint/Auto switch and a jog pushbutton for use by maintenance personnel
only. When the switch is in the maintenance position, the device can move
(jog) in the forward direction only when the jog pushbutton is held in.
2.4.5.1.5.o. nstall drive units on rails for easy removal of drive units by a single
maintenance person to repair and maintain the drive. The rail shall allow
the drive units to be pulled out 2000 mm from its operating position.
2.4.5.1.6 Flight Assemblies
2.4.5.1.6.a. Each flight assembly shall consist of a steel or aluminum support assembly
with a minimum of two support wheels, one supporting the upper portion of
the flight and one supporting the lower portion of the flight, and a cover
pallet. Each module shall be connected at its lower end to a continuous
device linkage, which incorporates the lower support wheels. All support
and/or guiding wheels shall have polyurethane treads for quiet operation of
the device.
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2.4.5.1.6.b. Flights shall be manufactured from black polymer.
2.4.5.1.6.c. Materials for flights shall be such that bags of all size and weight will slide
easily to the bottom of the flight .
2.4.5.1.6.d. There shall be no excessive noise when bags, including hard cased
suitcases, are transferred from the feed conveyor onto the device. Noise
levels when bags are transferred from the feed conveyor onto the carousel
or when bags impact the molded rubber bumper shall not exceed the
general noise requirements as described in the specifications.
2.4.5.1.6.e. The entire circumference of the carousel shall have a segmented, molded
rubber bumper at the lower end of the flight/pallet to prevent damage to
bags and reduce noise when bags impact the lower end of the pallet. The
rubber bumper shall consist of a rubberized material with a foam or air
pocket core. The bumper thickness shall be at least 50 mm in total and shall
be along the vertical inside guide above the pallet. The bumper shall be
separate and not integrated with the pallet. The Sub-Contractor shall ensure
that no snag point exist between the bottom of the pallet and the bumper.
The Sub-Contractor shall ensure that the bumper is securely attached and
will not come loose during operation. The Sub-Contractor shall demonstrate
to CAG that the rubber bumper has the ability to cushion bags on impact to
prevent bag damage.
2.4.5.1.7 Frame and Track
2.4.5.1.7.a. The frame shall consist of standard modular assemblies bolted together to
form a support structure and guide for the flight assemblies. The track shall
be of rolled or formed structural steel. Structural supports for the tracks are
to be spaced on a maximum of 1200 mm centers. Leveling screws shall
provide a minimum elevation adjustment of 25 mm.
2.4.5.1.7.b. Once the structure of the device has been installed and properly aligned, all
track joints and cam follower guide rail joints shall be welded and ground
smooth to assure that the related track and guide surfaces are smooth and
without vertical and horizontal differences.
2.4.5.1.7.c. The carousel shall have a full height rigid kick plate to the floor along the
complete circumference. Sub-Contractor shall propose design solution for
CAG review and approval.
2.4.5.1.7.d. The design of the incline pallet device shall incorporate a means of
expansion of the device to offset any wear in the main link
bushings/connecting link pins or similar components.
2.4.5.1.7.1 Device Expansion
Device Expansion shall include, at a minimum, the following items:
Overlapping design of the cam follower guide track so that the cam
follower surface is always in contact with some portion of the guide track
at the expansion joint.
Heavy-duty jacking-bolt arrangement to assist in expanding the device
when needed.
Special attention is to be given to the design, manufacture and
installation of the inner and outer perimeter finger guards as well as the
vertical front face skirting at the expansion point.
The design, manufacture and installation of the special expansion joint
perimeter finger guards must assure that they do not create a snag point.
To further reduce the potential of snagging baggage at these expansion
joints, the special finger guards are to be welded and ground smooth on
the upstream end of each of the special guards.
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2.4.5.1.8 Carousel Feed Guard
2.4.5.1.8.a. At the bottom of the carousel where bags are discharged from the feed
conveyor, provide appropriate Carousel Feed Guard to ensure that bags will
not roll and slide off the carousel. The guard shall also act as a barrier so
that passengers cannot remove bags at these locations.
2.4.5.1.8.b. The Carousel Feed Guard shall be 300 mm high on top of the normal
height of the carousel side. t shall be installed in direct contact with the
outside surface of the carousel. t shall be made of no less than 3 mm thick
steel. The sides of the Carousel Feed Guard shall be chamfered to provide
a smooth finish and prevent snag points.
2.4.5.1.8.c. The Carousel Feed Guard must be equipped with a rubber bumper to
reduce the impact of the bag discharge from the feed conveyor.
2.4.5.1.8.d. The Carousel Feed Guard shall be designed such that no snag point exists
and that the surface of the guard is recessed such the guard does not
interfere with bags re-circulating on the carousel.
2.4.5.1.8.e. The Carousel Feed Guard shall be thoroughly anchored and bolted to the
floor to withstand the heavy-duty impact of this application. t is acceptable
to use the same type of floor anchors as used for normal floor supports.
2.4.5.1.8.f. Submit drawings of the feed guards for CAG's review and approval.
2.4.5.1.9 Finish and Trim
2.4.5.1.9.a. All steel trim elements of incline/slope devices for make-up applications
located in non-public areas, outer peripheral guards and trim strips shall be
steel finished in wear and rust resistant gloss paint. As an alternative, a rust-
resistant powder coat finish may be applied electro-statically to said
surfaces.
2.4.5.1.9.b. There shall be a rectangular opening of 300mm (length) x 100mm (width) on
the outer peripheral guard measuring at the level of the outer support wheel
on both sides of the incline make-up carousel. Each opening shall be
positioned before the turn of the outer peripheral guard. The edges of the
opening must be smoothen to prevent any sharp edges. Each opening shall
be covered with an acrylic plate which is secured from within the outer
peripheral guard. The purpose of this opening is for the monitoring of the
condition of the outer support wheel without having to access the carousel
well.
2.4.5.1.9.c. A 75 mm high rigid toe space shall be provided at the base of the peripheral
guards along the complete circumference. The toe space kick plate shall
extend to the finished floor. Sub-Contractor shall propose design solution for
CAG review and approval.
2.4.5.1.9.d. All steel trim elements must be properly aligned both vertically and
horizontally
2.4.5.1.9.e. Butt joints of adjacent trim elements must provide a smooth snag free
surface. Voids between adjacent elements at the joints are not acceptable.
2.4.5.1.9.f. Sharp edges on any of the trim elements are not acceptable.
2.4.5.1.9.g. All radii of trim elements must match.
2.4.5.1.9.h. The vertical and horizontal alignment of the adjacent butt joints of the
finger/perimeter guards of the device must not be misaligned nor is there to
be any gap between the adjacent guards.
2.4.5.1.9.1 Side Guards
ncline plate/slope pallet make-up devices shall have a 300 mm inner
perimeter back guard for the entire inner perimeter. t shall be butt jointed
and bolted to the in-feed conveyor side guards so there are no snag
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points. The bottom of the guard shall be no more than 6 mm above the
pallets/flights.
The inner perimeter bag guard must be designed and installed to provide
a means of diverting baggage on the device away from the transition
plate of any in-feed conveyors so that this baggage does not jam or snag
on the plate. This is to be accomplished with a flaring of the bag guard
immediately upstream of the transition plate.
2.4.5.1.9.2 Finger Guards
A finger guard consisting of 150 mm, minimum 2.5 mm thick steel formed
channel or angle side rails shall be installed. The gap between the pallets
and the finger guard shall not exceed 2 mm. The vertical and horizontal
alignment of the adjacent butt joints of the finger guards must not be
misaligned, nor is there to be any gap between the adjacent guards.
Special attention is to be given to the design, manufacture and
installation of the steel inner and outer perimeter finger guards as well as
the vertical front face skirting at the expansion point of the incline pallet
device.
The design, manufacture and installation of the perimeter finger guards
at the device expansion points must assure that they do not create a
snag point.
To further reduce the potential of snagging baggage at these expansion
joint locations, the finger guards are to be designed and installed in an
overlapping manner. The overlapping finger guards are to be welded and
ground smooth on the upstream end of each expansion joint location.
2.4.5.1.9.3 Transition Plate
A transition plate shall be designed and installed at the discharge end of
each in-feeding conveyor and provided with angled sides as illustrated in
the Contract Drawings for a smooth snag-free transfer of baggage onto
the device.
Special care must be taken in the design and installation to ensure re-
circulating baggage on the device shall not be damaged or snagged by
the plates. The discharge end of the plate should be extended and
aligned with the inner perimeter back guard, which shall be installed past
the outside edges of the slope pallets.
2.4.5.1.9.4 Welded Wire Mesh Decking
The Sub-Contractor shall provide each inclined make-up carousel with
removable welded wire mesh decking supported by a framework of FR-S
rated fire resistant steel structural designed for a dynamic load of 100
kg/m
2
. The wire mesh decking shall comprise of wires welded at grids of
50 mm by 50 mm. The dimension of each removable welded wire mesh
and the support framework shall be large enough to allow one person to
access. All welded wire mesh joints are to be fully supported by the deck
support frame work/structure. The colour of the welded wire mesh shall
be "safety yellow.
2.4.5.1.10 Carousel Access
2.4.5.1.10.a. Provide a safe means for maintenance staff to access the inner perimeter of
the carousel.
2.4.5.1.10.b. There shall be a minimum of 650 mm space between the front face of the
carousel access and the edge of the plinth.
2.4.5.1.10.c. Provide openings in the inner and outer sideguard with a flared section in
the side guard downstream of the openings. No sharp edges are allowed.
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2.4.5.1.10.d. At the inside of the carousel provide a landing and stairs. At the outside of
the carousel provide a vertical ladder. There shall be a continuous handrail
from the stairs, over the carousel and connecting to the vertical ladder.
2.4.5.1.11 Electrical
2.4.5.1.11.a. Refer to section 2.5 General Electrical Requirements.
2.4.5.1.11.b. nstall maintenance light in the general vicinity of each drive assembly in all
applications where decking is provided as part of the carousel installation.
When switched on, this light switch will activate lights to illuminate the whole
area underneath the decking platform especially at the drives. The
maintenance light on/off switch should be installed under the decking
adjacent to the access hatch. The Sub-Contractor shall provide these lights,
associated switch and wiring.
2.4.5.1.11.c. The Sub-Contractor is to coordinate the installation of the maintenance
lighting with CAG.
2.4.5.1.11.d. Push button E-stops and a red indication lamp to be installed on a maximum
of 6 meter pitch. They must be recessed into the steel cladding. The
addition of a proud E-stop housing shall not be permitted. The location of
the button shall be coordinated with CAG and shall be such that the risk of
accidental activation is minimized.
2.4.5.1.11.e. The exact location and number of the E-Stop shall be proposed by the
Nominated Sub-Contractor during the detailed design and is subject to CAG
approval.
2.4.5.1.11.f. Each E-stop position shall be labeled with an acrylic label of red colour
based with the wording "Emergency Stop in bold white colour.
2.4.5.1.12 Control
2.4.5.1.12.a. Refer to section 2.11.2 Basic Conveyor System Control Functions and
section 2.11.3 Supplemental Conveyor System Control Functions for control
functions.
2.4.5.1.12.b. Ensure control logic is programmed such that a two tier bag level is
achieved at the incline carousel.
2.4.5.1.12.c. The status of each drive shall be shown in SCADA system.
2.4.5.1.12.d. n case the make-up device times-out before all baggage has been sorted,
activation of any start button on the make-up device shall cause the device
to run for an additional twenty (20) minutes (adjustable) without the feed
conveyors operating.
2.4.5.1.12.e. Provide a control station of type CS16 at each drive location and a control
station of type CS61 at each location where a conveyor feeds baggage onto
the carousel.
Table 20 CS16: Carousel Drive Control Panel (CDCP) Control Station
Name Color Device Status &
Position
Function
ON / OFF - 2LS On The power to the drive is
enabled.
Off The power to the drive is
disabled.
AUTO Green MPB Lamp off Carousel in LOCAL mode
Lamp blinking
(1Hz)
Carousel can not change to
AUTO mode
Lamp on Carousel in AUTO mode
Pressed Changes the mode of
operation from LOCAL to
AUTO and the carousel will
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Name Color Device Status &
Position
Function
start automatically when
bags approach on feed belt
LOCAL Blue MPB Lamp off Carousel in AUTO mode
Lamp blinking
(1Hz)
Carousel can not change to
LOCAL mode
Lamp on Carousel in LOCAL mode
Pressed Changes the mode of
operation from AUTO to
LOCAL
TECH
FAULT /
RESET
Blue MPB Lamp off No technical fault condition
Lamp blinking
(1Hz)
Technical fault condition at
CDCP and sensor is no
longer occupied. Reset of
fault can be performed.
Lamp on Technical fault condition.
Sensor is still occupied.
Pressed Resets the technical fault
RUN / - /
JOG
Black 3MSS Run
(latched)
The carousel runs as long
as selector-switch is
latched in RUN position.
- No event. Home position
for selector-switch
Jog
(momentary)
The carousel runs as long
as selector-switch is
activated at JOG position.

Table 21 CS61: Carousel Feed Control Station
Name Color Device Status &
Position
Function
JAM
RESET /
RESTART
Amber MPB Lamp off No fault condition
Lamp blinking
(1Hz)
Fault condition and sensor
is no longer occupied.
Reset of fault can be
performed.
Lamp on Fault condition. Sensor is
still occupied.
Pressed Resets fault condition
AUTO /
LOCAL
Black 2LKS Auto When the key-switch is in
AUTO the carousel and
feed conveyors operate in
automatic.
Local When the key-switch is in
LOCAL the carousel and
feed conveyors operate in
local maintenance mode. n
this mode the carousel can
only be started from the
DCP control station located
at each carousel drive.
START Green MPB Lamp off No event
Lamp blinking
(1Hz)
While the carousel and
feed conveyors start-up in
reverse cascade mode
Lamp on The carousel and feed
conveyors are running
Pressed When in AUTO the
carousel and feed
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Name Color Device Status &
Position
Function
conveyors starts to run for
a configurable time.
Pushbutton is disabled
when in LOCAL mode.

2.4.5.1.12.f. At the carousel access point provide a control station type CS71 on each
side to permit the maintenance staff to stop the device while crossing.
2.4.5.2 Flat Plate Re-Claim Carousel
2.4.5.2.1 General
2.4.5.2.1.a. Flat plate devices shall be constructed of overlapping, heavy duty, rubber
slats forming a continuous rotating flat surface.
2.4.5.2.2 Dimensions
2.4.5.2.2.a. The usable slat width for flat plate devices shall be between 900 mm and
1000 mm.
2.4.5.2.2.b. The height of flat plate devices shall be as follows unless otherwise
specified by CAG or shown on the Contract Drawings:
Table 22 Flat Plate Carousel Dimensions
Description Height [mm]
Claim devices 450 mm

2.4.5.2.3 Load Rating
2.4.5.2.3.a. All flat plate devices shall be capable of supporting a minimum dynamic load
of 150 kg per linear meter and a single concentrated static load of 100 kg.
2.4.5.2.4 Operating speeds
2.4.5.2.4.a. Device operating speeds for flat plate devices shall be 30 m/min.
2.4.5.2.4.b. Flat plate devices shall be capable of accepting a baggage input of thirty
(30) bags per minute.
2.4.5.2.5 Drives
2.4.5.2.5.a. Flat plate devices shall have friction type drives, with appropriate self-
adjusting spring loaded activation.
2.4.5.2.5.b. Each drive shall be equipped with an appropriately sized electronic soft start
/ soft stop device to ensure smooth start up / shut down of the device. n
lieu of a soft start, a variable frequency controller may be used for each
drive.
2.4.5.2.5.c. The design of the drive circuitry shall be such that the drive motor safety
disconnect switch will also open the control circuitry of the device whenever
the disconnect switch is turned off. Whenever the disconnect switch is
turned back on, it shall be required to reactivate the appropriate device start
controls, thus allowing the drive motor start-up to be controlled by the VFD
or soft start controller.
2.4.5.2.5.d. A minimum of two drive units, are required for all baggage make up
applications due to redundancy requirements. The Sub-Contractor shall
provide additional drives if necessary to meet the load rating requirements
under normal condition and under failure conditions specified herein.
2.4.5.2.5.e. The devices and drives shall be designed and configured such that if one of
the drive units should fail, the device shall continue to operate at 75%
capacity including the ability to start-up under full load conditions with the
remaining drives. This shall be demonstrated during the SATP.
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2.4.5.2.5.f. Easy access and means for disconnecting failed drive unit shall be provided
to allow for system maintenance with a minimum of time and effort. The
drives shall be designed such that failed drives can be disconnected in 15
minutes by a single technician.
2.4.5.2.5.g. Drive design and motor applications must provide for the potential of
variations in "actual motor speeds so that the drive motors are equally
loaded. The motor used in the dual drive units is to be of the "high slip
design type.
2.4.5.2.5.h. For ease of drive synchronization, variable frequency controllers are
acceptable.
2.4.5.2.5.i. The device drive and idler shaft sprockets must be restrained through the
use of double setscrews to prevent any lateral movement of the sprockets
on the respective shafts. Setscrews alone are not sufficient.
2.4.5.2.5.j. Drives shall be designed for operation from a 415 VAC, 3 phase, 50 Hz
power source. The drive(s) shall be sized to permit start-up under full load
conditions without noticeable time delay and any abnormal noise from the
units.
2.4.5.2.5.k. One 240 VAC, single-phase, 50 Hz duplex outlet shall be provided by the
Sub-Contractor as a maintenance outlet in the general vicinity of each drive
assembly.
2.4.5.2.5.l. The BHS control circuitry must be designed to ensure that the flat plate
device is running at full speed prior to the start-up of any feed conveyors.
2.4.5.2.5.m. The design of the drive circuitry shall be such that the drive motor safety
disconnect switch will also "open" the control circuitry of the device
whenever the disconnect switch is turned off. Whenever the disconnect
switch is turned back "on", it shall be required to reactivate the appropriate
device start controls, thus allowing the drive motor start-up to be controlled
by the soft start controller. n no case shall it be possible to start the device
drive without engaging the soft start. This requirement shall also apply, if
variable frequency drives are used in lieu of soft starts.
2.4.5.2.5.n. nstall drive units on rails for easy removal of drive units by a single
maintenance person to repair and maintain the drive. The rail shall allow
the drive units to be pulled out 2000 mm from its operating position.
2.4.5.2.6 Flight Assemblies
2.4.5.2.6.a. Each flight assembly shall consist of a steel or aluminum support assembly
with a minimum of two support wheels, one supporting the upper portion of
the flight and one supporting the lower portion of the flight, and a cover
pallet . Each module shall be connected at its lower end to a continuous
device linkage, which incorporates the lower support wheels. All support
and/or guiding wheels shall have polyurethane treads for quiet operation of
the device.
2.4.5.2.6.b. Flights shall be manufactured from black polymer.
2.4.5.2.6.c. Flights for all reclaim carousels shall be overlapping rubber slats with Teflon
tape rub strip applied to the underside of each flight at the trailing edge.
2.4.5.2.7 Frame and Track
2.4.5.2.7.a. A support system and guide for the chain and pallets constructed of
standard modular assemblies bolted together shall be provided. The track
space must be fabricated from rolled or formed structural steel and shall
form an integral part of the support structure. The structural supports for the
tracks shall be spaced at a maximum of 1500 mm on center.
2.4.5.2.7.b. Pallets must be supported by a minimum of two rows of polyurethane tired
ball bearing wheels. Leveling screws located at the base of each frame
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module shall allow for easy adjustment of the assembly. Leveling screws
shall provide a minimum elevation adjustment of 25 mm.
2.4.5.2.7.c. Once the structure of the device has been installed and properly aligned, all
track joints and cam follower guide rail joints shall be welded and ground
smooth to assure that the related track and guide surfaces are smooth and
without vertical and horizontal differences.
2.4.5.2.7.d. The design of the device shall incorporate a means of expansion of the
device to offset any wear in the main link bushings/connecting link pins or
similar components.
2.4.5.2.7.1 Device Expansion Minimum Requirements
Overlapping design of the cam follower guide track so that the cam
follower surface is always in contact with some portion of the guide track
at the expansion joint.
Heavy duty jacking bolt arrangement to assist in expanding the device
when needed.
Special attention is to be given to the design, manufacture and
installation of the inner and outer perimeter finger guards as well as the
vertical front face skirting at the expansion point.
The design, manufacture and installation of the special expansion joint
perimeter finger guards must assure that they do not create a snag point.
To further reduce the potential of snagging baggage at these expansion
joints, the special finger guards are to be welded and ground smooth on
the upstream end of each of the special guards.
2.4.5.2.8 Finish and Trim
2.4.5.2.8.a. All steel trim elements of devices for make-up applications located in non-
public areas, outer peripheral guards and trim strips shall be steel finished in
wear and rust resistant gloss paint. As an alternative, a rust-resistant
powder coat finish may be applied electro-statically to said surfaces.
2.4.5.2.8.b. The toe space kick plate shall be set 100 mm back from the front face of
the carousel and shall extend from the underside of the outer shroud to the
finished floor and shall be installed only on the outer periphery of the device.
The toe space kick plate shall be rigidly supported and include a method to
prevent excessive indentation. The Sub-Contractor shall propose design
solution for CAG review and approval.
2.4.5.2.8.c. All steel trim elements must be properly aligned both vertically and
horizontally
2.4.5.2.8.d. Butt joints of adjacent trim elements must provide a smooth snag free
surface. Voids between adjacent elements at the joints are not acceptable.
2.4.5.2.8.e. Sharp edges on any of the trim elements are not acceptable.
2.4.5.2.8.f. All radii of trim elements must match.
2.4.5.2.8.g. All conveyor finishes and designs in the public areas must be coordinated
with the CAG and the Architect.
2.4.5.2.8.h. All steel trim elements of the carousel device that are located in the public
area of a terminal shall be manufactured entirely from 304 stainless steel
with a #4 brush finish. Stainless steel shall incorporate smooth flush edge
seams. Radius type edges are not acceptable. No aluminum is permitted.
2.4.5.2.8.i. All stainless steel trim elements must be properly aligned both vertically and
horizontally.
2.4.5.2.8.j. Butt joints of adjacent stainless steel trim elements must provide a smooth
surface.
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2.4.5.2.8.k. Sharp edges on any of the stainless steel trim elements as well as voids
between adjacent element joints are not acceptable.
2.4.5.2.8.l. All radii of trim elements must match.
2.4.5.2.8.m. All fasteners in public areas shall be made of stainless steel.
2.4.5.2.8.n. The fastening of stainless steel trim elements and controls devices shall be
performed with fastening methods that are not visible to the public. There
shall be no visible fasteners in the public area.
2.4.5.2.8.1 Outer Guards
The outer shroud shall be fabricated as a single piece at nominal lengths
of 3000 mm, no horizontal splits/joints in the shroud are permitted.
The outer shroud shall cover the outer perimeter of the carousel and
wrap over the bottom ('bumper') of the pallet/flights to provide protection
against fingers between the moving pallets/flights.
Special attention shall be given in case the device is mounted over an
expansion joint. The outer guard shall be designed such there no snag
points occur with expansion/contraction of the device.
2.4.5.2.8.2 Side Guards
500 mm high inner perimeter side guards shall be provided for the entire
portion of the flat pallet device not located in the public area.
nner perimeter side guards shall be provided for the entire inner
perimeter of flat pallet devices to prevent baggage from falling into the
center of the device.
Vertical side guards used as inner perimeter side guards shall be
constructed of 3 mm thick steel. The inner perimeter side guards are to
be 500 mm high with vertical stiffening bracing constructed of a
minimum angle size of 30x30x4mm. The vertical stiffening bracing is to
be located on a maximum center spacing of 750 mm.
Design and installation of the inner perimeter side guards must not
restrict maintenance access to the flat pallet device or any other
conveyor equipment. At each end of the carousel there shall be guards
installed over the curves and short straight sections between curves. At
the end of each straight there shall be a lead in transition to encourage
backs back onto the carousel slat.
Any openings that are required in the inner perimeter side guards for
photocells or their related reflectors are to be a maximum diameter of 40
mm. These openings are to be punched with a dimple away from the flow
of baggage to minimize the possibility of snags.
Where the tip chute feeds onto the flat plate device, provide sufficient
outer perimeter side guarding (nominally 150 mm high by 1200 mm
long, flared at the charge end (to prevent bag jams)) so that baggage
does not fall off the device when they exit the discharge end of the tip
chute.
The inner perimeter side guards shall be flared at the downstream side of
any fire/security door. Additionally, a horizontal filler plate must be
installed between the perimeter guard and the flared side guard to
eliminate the bag snag point.
An inner perimeter side guard shall be provided in the public area with
stainless steel deck trim. The stainless steel trim for the interior decking
of the device shall consist of a formed angle trim element 25 mm x 200
mm, 3 mm thick stainless steel. The formed angle trim will effectively act
as a vertical skirting for the elevation difference between the pallets and
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the raised decking. The 25 mm portion of the angle shall provide a cap
for the finishing deck, while the 200 mm portion of the angle shall
provide the vertical skirting of which 150 mm shall be exposed. The
remaining 50 mm shall be below the inner finger guard
2.4.5.2.8.3 Decking
The Sub-Contractor shall provide each flat pallet claim device with a 20
mm FR-S rated fire resistant "tongue and groove plywood decking
supported by a framework of FR-S rated fire resistant structural lumber,
or steel, designed for a dynamic load of 400 kg/m
2
.. All plywood joints
are to be fully supported by the deck support frame work/structure.
Unless the drive is mounted outside the public area, a hinged access
door(s) (with appropriate stainless steel trim as coordinated with the
Architect) shall be provided in the decking in close proximity to the drive
assembly. Additional access doors shall be provided as coordinated with
the CAG and Architect over and above the access doors that are
required at each drive locations to accommodate access under the
decking for maintenance purposes. The access door(s) shall be of
sufficient size to permit removal of the drive assembly components and
allow for routine maintenance of the assembly. Minimum size shall be
900 mm x 750 mm. The access door(s) shall be equipped with flush
mounted grab handles.
The finishing surface of the deck is to be carpeted, vinyl covered or
otherwise required by the Architect. Such carpeting of the deck is not in
the scope of the Sub-Contractor's installation. The Sub-Contractor is to
coordinate the installation of the stainless steel finishes with the deck
carpet installation to provide a uniform finish. The Sub-Contractor shall
coordinate with the architect with regards to the finish of the decking.
The supply and install of the finish is not in the scope of the Sub-
Contractor
2.4.5.2.8.4 Cove Molding
A minimum 125 mm toe space shall be provided at the base of the front
peripheral skirting. Black vinyl cove molding shall be installed by the Sub-
Contractor at the back of the toe space and must be flush with the
finished floor of the baggage claim area.
Provide infill plates at all wall openings, material and design of infill plates
shall be submitted to CAG for review and approval prior to installation.
2.4.5.2.9 Carousel Access
2.4.5.2.9.a. Provide a safe means for maintenance staff to access the inner perimeter of
the carousel.
2.4.5.2.9.b. There shall be a minimum of 650 mm space between the front face of the
carousel access and the edge of the plinth.
2.4.5.2.9.c. Provide openings in the inner and outer sideguard with a flared section in
the side guard downstream of the openings. No sharp edges are allowed.
2.4.5.2.9.d. At the inside of the carousel provide a landing and stairs. At the outside of
the carousel provide a vertical ladder. There shall be a continuous handrail
from the stairs, over the carousel and connecting to the vertical ladder.
2.4.5.2.10 Electrical
2.4.5.2.10.a. Refer to section 2.5 General Electrical Requirements.
2.4.5.2.10.b. Keyed push button E-stops and a red indication lamp to be installed on a
maximum of 6 meter pitch. They must be recessed into the stainless steel
cladding. The addition of a proud E-stop housing shall not be permitted.
The location of the button shall be coordinated with CAG and shall be such
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that the risk of accidental activation (e.g. by baggage trolley or children) is
minimized.
2.4.5.2.10.c. The exact location and number of the E-Stop shall be proposed by the Sub-
Contractor during the detailed design and is subject to CAG approval.
2.4.5.2.11 Control
2.4.5.2.11.a. Refer to section 2.11.2 Basic Conveyor System Control Functions and
section 2.11.3 Supplemental Conveyor System Control Functions for control
functions.
2.4.5.2.11.b. Provide merge control proximity/diffuse reflection sensors to prevent merge
of a bag onto a carousel when a bag is on the bottom of the discharge.
Stacking of bags on the flat plate carousel is not acceptable.
2.4.5.2.11.c. The status of each drive shall be shown in SCADA system.
2.4.5.2.11.d. n case the reclaim device times-out before all baggage has been sorted,
activation of any start button on the make-up device shall cause the device
to run for an additional twenty (20) minutes (adjustable) without the feed
conveyors operating.
2.4.5.2.11.e. Provide a control station of type CS16 at each drive location and a control
station of type CS61 at each location where a conveyor feeds baggage onto
the carousel.
Table 23 CS16: Carousel Drive Control Panel (CDCP) Control Station
Name Color Device Status &
Position
Function
ON / OFF - 2LS On The power to the drive is
enabled.
Off The power to the drive is
disabled.
AUTO Green MPB Lamp off Carousel in LOCAL mode
Lamp blinking
(1Hz)
Carousel can not change to
AUTO mode
Lamp on Carousel in AUTO mode
Pressed Changes the mode of
operation from LOCAL to
AUTO and the carousel will
start automatically when
bags approach on feed belt
LOCAL Blue MPB Lamp off Carousel in AUTO mode
Lamp blinking
(1Hz)
Carousel can not change to
LOCAL mode
Lamp on Carousel in LOCAL mode
Pressed Changes the mode of
operation from AUTO to
LOCAL
TECH
FAULT /
RESET
Blue MPB Lamp off No technical fault condition
Lamp blinking
(1Hz)
Technical fault condition at
CDCP and sensor is no
longer occupied. Reset of
fault can be performed.
Lamp on Technical fault condition.
Sensor is still occupied.
Pressed Resets the technical fault
RUN / - /
JOG
Black 3MSS Run
(latched)
The carousel runs as long
as selector-switch is
latched in RUN position.
- No event. Home position
for selector-switch
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Name Color Device Status &
Position
Function
Jog
(momentary)
The carousel runs as long
as selector-switch is
activated at JOG position.

Table 24 CS61: Carousel Feed Control Station
Name Color Device Status &
Position
Function
JAM
RESET /
RESTART
Amber MPB Lamp off No fault condition
Lamp blinking
(1Hz)
Fault condition and sensor
is no longer occupied.
Reset of fault can be
performed.
Lamp on Fault condition. Sensor is
still occupied.
Pressed Resets fault condition
AUTO /
LOCAL
Black 2LKS Auto When the key-switch is in
AUTO the carousel and
feed conveyors operate in
automatic.
Local When the key-switch is in
LOCAL the carousel and
feed conveyors operate in
local maintenance mode. n
this mode the carousel can
only be started from the
DCP control station located
at each carousel drive.
START Green MPB Lamp off No event
Lamp blinking
(1Hz)
While the carousel and
feed conveyors start-up in
reverse cascade mode
Lamp on The carousel and feed
conveyors are running
Pressed When in AUTO the
carousel and feed
conveyors starts to run for
a configurable time.
Pushbutton is disabled
when in LOCAL mode.

2.4.5.2.11.f. At the carousel access point provide a control station type CS71 on each
side to permit the maintenance staff to stop the device while crossing.
2.4.6 ndividual Carrier System (CS)
2.4.6.1 General
2.4.6.1.a. This section specifies general administrative, design, process and procedural
requirements for the ndividual Carrier System (CS) and associated CS Early
Bag Storage (CS EBS) installation as detailed herein and in the Contract
Drawings.
2.4.6.1.b. The CS shall be supplied together with the conventional conveyors. t is the
Sub-Contractor 's responsibility to provide a functioning system to provide
automatic transfer of all baggage (including those in check-in tubs) between the
conventional belt BHS and the CS.
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