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Standard Options for Modifying Shipping Containers

Climate Control, Interior Finishes, Structural Modifications and Accessories

Each shipping container application is unique and therefore we understand that you may have unique requirements – from extra windows and doors to paint and flooring. Simple and hassle-free, these options can be added to any of our standard floor plans.

Structural Modifications

CLEAR SPAN

Create large interior spaces between containers.

CUSTOM WALL OPENINGS

Create utility ports and other openings to your specifications.

EXTERIOR STAIRS

Connect stacked containers with exterior stairs.

EXTERIOR DOORS & HARDWARE 

Improve accessibility by adding secure personnel doors.

OVERHEAD DOORS & CONCESSION WINDOWS

Make storage simple with convenient overhead aluminum doors. 

FRAMED WINDOWS

Add natural light and a feeling of openness with windows.

Clear Span

  • Cut opening framed by 2-inches by 2-inches welded, painted steel tubing
  • Structurally reinforced with steel beams and/or columns
  • Includes roof flashing and floor plating

Custom Wall Openings

  • Request openings up to 8 feet by 8 feet
  • Openings framed by 2 inch by 2 inch steel tubing

Exterior Stairs

  • OSHA Compliant
  • Ascends approximately 9’ to a 5’x5’ platform
  • 2’ wide treads
  • Second tread available for high traffic situations
  • Bolt-on installation

Exterior Doors & Hardware

  • Includes lever handle with deadbolt
  • Egress doors include additional panic bar and closer
  • Options for keypad entry and a latch protector
  • Sliding glass doors available

Overhead Doors and Concession Windows

  • Available in roll-up or garage door styles
  • Select from a range of sizes

Framed Windows

  • Standard sizes include 3-feet by 3-feet window with mini-blinds and 2-feet, 8-inch by 1-foot, 2-inch slider window
  • Custom window sizes available upon request
  • Option for burglar bars available

Climate Control Options

COOLING AND HEATING

Maintain temperature and humidity control with heaters and HVAC systems.

FANS AND VENTS

Promote air circulation with fans and vents.

INSULATION

Support climate control with three options for insulation.

Cooling and Heating

  • Standard 15K PTAC unit comes with 3kW heat for basic climate control
  • For high performance, industrial capacity 2T Bard Units with 2kW available
  • Smaller 12K through-the-wall units available with 2kW heat
  • Add 1250W baseboard heaters for cold environments

Fans and Vents

  • 8-inch active ventilation fans pull air outside
  • 12-inch passive vents serve basic storage ventilation

Insulation

  • Styrofoam option climate control for storage containers
  • Batt insulation option for offices and living units
  • Spray foam option for industrial applications
  • Mineral wool for fire-resistance and water-repelling requirements

Finish Out Options

WALL PANELING

Create comfortable or industrial interiors with a selection of wall paneling options.

FLOORING FINISHES

Cover the original floors with one of four flooring options for a clean, finished appearance.

ORGANIZATION

Keep your space tidy and organized with built-in storage products.

WORK SURFACE

Built-in work surfaces make relocating offices fast and convenient.

KITCHENETTE

Enjoy a hot meal while working in the field by choosing a kitchenette.

BATHROOMS AND PLUMBING

Replace porta-potties with clean turnkey bathrooms.

PLUMBING ALTERNATIVES

Independent hand-wash sink, no plumbing necessary. 

BUNK BEDS

Make living unit transport and setup simple with pre-assembled bunk beds secured to the walls.

ELECTRICAL & LIGHTING

Speed up deployment with plug-and-play electrical for lighting, telecoms, internet and appliances.

EXTERIOR PAINT

Keep your container looking clean and professional with rust-resistant alkyd enamel paint.

Wall Paneling

  • Smooth cabinet-grade plywood for office and living space interiors
  • Unpainted plywood for workshops and storage
  • Splash-resistant FRP (a white textured plastic) coated plywood for bathrooms and locker rooms
  • Welded steel or aluminum for equipment enclosures
  • Drywall available for certain applications

Flooring Finishes

  • Tan or grey coin vinyl sheets for easy cleaning
  • Imitation wood vinyl planks (3 shades available) look stylish and professional
  • Grey epoxy coating seals the floors and creates slip-resistant surfaces
  • Tread-textured steel flooring available for industrial applications

Organization

  • Double-tiered lockers secured to the wall for employees to store personal items and clothing
  • Five-level steel shelving units rated for 4000 lb (sold in 3-foot spans)
  • Bookshelves bolted to the wall for storage at desired height

Work Surface

  • Installed at your choice of desk or counter height
  • 2-feet deep (sold in 8-inch spans)
  • Laminate top finish available in the colors “light” and “dark grey"

Kitchenette

  • Kitchenette spans 7-feet by 6-inches
  • Built-out with electrical appliances including microwave, oven with range, and mini-fridge
  • Includes laminate counter-top with sink and storage cabinets

Bathrooms & Plumbing

  • Options for half bathrooms and full bathrooms with showers and tankless water heaters.
  • Urinals available for high-traffic restrooms
  • Arrives fully-plumbed with 1.5-inch direct-to-ground drain
  • Includes vanity with mirrors

Plumbing Alternatives

  • Available in two sizes: 24”x48” and 17”x25”
  • Available in two finishes: Cherry and Maple
  • Includes a 5-gallon freshwater tank and a 6-gallon waste water tank

Bunk Beds

  • Twin XL, steel-framed bunk beds
  • Includes foam-core mattresses
  • Can be converted into single cots

Electrical & Lighting

  • Standard floor plans include a 125A electrical panel
  • Overhead fluorescent lights and exterior security lights available
  • Options for mounting boards and duplex ethernet ports
  • Built-in 110V electrical outlets

Exterior Paint

  • Neutral colors such as tan and grey come with standard floor plans
  • Custom color and color matching available
  • Option for elastomeric white roof coating to reflect sunlight and heat

Accessories

FASTENING MECHANISMS

Quickly secure containers to the ground or each other with connecting hardware.

LOCK BOX

Protect your lock from bolt cutters and other theft devices with an additional lock box.

TRAILERS

Mobilize your container with a trailer – no straps or tie downs required.

Fastening Mechanisms

  • Connect stacked containers with a double-ended twist lock
  • Bridge fittings secure containers placed side-by-side
  • Ground mounts bolted into foundations make securing containers on site easy

Lock Box

  • Lock tabs welded inside box eliminate the need to lock up box at vulnerable latch gear tabs

Trailers

  • Option for ball-hitch trailer available for 20-foot containers
  • Option for gooseneck trailers available for 40-foot containers

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