Agricultural chemical storage by U.S. Chemical Storage.

Agricultural Chemical Storage Building

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U.S. Chemical Storage engineers safe, secure agricultural chemical storage for turf maintenance and agricultural professionals. The TurfLoc™ and DrumLoc ™ series of chemical storage buildings are secondary containment solutions that can significantly reduce your risk of contaminating the environment or ground water surrounding your building.

Great for Fertilizer, Pesticides, and Herbicides

All of our non-fire-rated buildings are professionally manufactured of heavy gauge steel. Units are 100% customizable, include leak tested spill containment sumps, and come standard with a 15-year structural warranty. They are a perfect choice for storing fertilizers, herbicides, and pesticides, as well as other EPA regulated agricultural chemicals when fire-rated storage is not required.

U.S. Chemical Storage is committed to providing the strongest non-fire-rated chemical storage available to you.


A Better Way

At U.S. Chemical Storage, we understand the need for keeping your turf and agrichemicals close at hand. By utilizing our specialized agricultural chemical storage buildings your team can maintain efficiency. DrumLoc™ and TurfLoc™ buildings are suitable for the storage of:

Fertilizers

Both liquid and granular fertilizers are popular to maintain turf in a good condition. Protect your valuable fertilizer by storing it in and agricultural chemical storage building with cool, dry conditions, away from other chemicals such as pesticides. Fertilizer chemicals pose a high risk to ground or surface water in case of a leak or spill. U.S. Chemical Storage provides EPA-compliant options for your fertilizer storage by utilizing our leak-proof sumps with optional sump liner.

Granular fertilizer is often supplied in 50 lb. bags and commonly used on golf courses in late autumn to strengthen the grass for winter, or during growing season prior to harvest on farms. Granular fertilizers are typically stored in large quantities.

Liquid fertilizers contain a combination of nutrient solutions that can separate into layers if stored for long periods of time. Mixing should occur in a well ventilated and controlled space like our TurfLoc™ or DrumLoc™ storage buildings with liquid-tight containment sumps to keep any spills within our 100% steel-welded and leak tested sump.

Herbicides

Herbicides are important products for landscaping and horticulture. Most herbicides are extremely toxic and must be stored with care. Depending on the type of herbicides and the average temperature variances, heated or air-conditioned herbicide storage buildings may be necessary when storing bulk amounts of herbicides onsite.

Protect herbicides by storing away from work areas in a compliant chemical storage building, elevating chemicals with a spill control pallet, accumulation center or shelving, and keeping it locked when not in use. Our built in spill containment satisfies the need to elevate chemical containers above ground level in the case of a spill.

Proper herbicide storage will increase the life of the chemicals and prevent any hazardous leaks or spills. All U.S. Chemical Storage buildings for herbicides include leak-tested secondary containment sumps that meet EPA regulations.

Pesticides

U.S. Chemical Storage designs and manufactures customizable pesticide storage buildings for agrichemicals and other hazmat. Pesticides should be stored in cool, dry, areas that are well ventilated and protected from unauthorized access.

Extreme temperatures can change the chemical components of some pesticides rendering them ineffective. In some cases, it causes the chemicals to be more harmful to plants, animals, water sources, and people. Our leak-proof secondary sump containment offers increased protection in case of a spill or leak and climate control options to keep your pesticides safe, dry, and secure.


Features and Benefits

  • 100% customizable
  • Durable, welded steel construction ensures structural integrity
  • Acrylic alkyd enamel with an epoxy paint upgrade option available for UV and weathering protection
  • 15-year structural warranty
  • Racking and shelving accessible
  • EPA compliant, leak-tested spill containment sump
  • Multi-room units available

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FAQs

1. Do I need a fire-rated building?

There are two types of buildings to consider: fire-rated and non-fire rated steel buildings. First identify the materials to be stored and then group them by hazard. There are three steps to consider when deciding between a fire-rated and non-fire rated building. You must first determine what is to be stored and the quantity. Then you must decide where in relation to other buildings and property lines is the desired storage is to take place, and finally schedule a consult with the local authority having jurisdiction or local code expert to determine the storage building requirements. Our team at U.S. Chemical Storage has resources to help analyze your storage needs and building requirements but the final approval is made by the local authority having jurisdiction.

2. How do I comply with regulations?

Chemical storage buildings manufactured by U.S. Chemical Storage are designed to get your operation compliant. Contact a sales engineer to learn how we can find the best solution for your compliance needs. To learn more about specific chemical storage applications in your area, contact your local code authority.

3. How should my chemical storage building be designed?

How will the building be used? Will it be a permanent structure or a temporary storage location? Will there be frequent movement of materials in and out of the building? Will chemicals be handled inside of the building? Answers to these questions will dictate fire rating as well as the need for mechanical ventilation or explosion relief panels. Speak to one of our experienced Sales Engineers to learn more about safety accessories for your application.

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