U.S. Chemical Storage hazardous storage buildings

Non-Fire Rated Storage

U.S. Chemical Storage hazardous storage buildings

All U.S. Chemical Storage non-fire rated hazardous storage buildings are professionally manufactured with one goal in mind: durability. This non-fire rated hazardous storage building line is available in three general-purpose categories: ChemLoc™, TurfLoc™, and DrumLoc™. With multiple options you can find the perfect choice for your operations* whether you’re storing paint, caustic chemicals, herbicides, pesticides, fertilizers, or other regulated hazardous materials or chemicals.

Outdoor Chemical Storage Buildings for Every Need

What sets U.S Chemical Storage apart from our competitors is the 100% customizability of our buildings. Modular or singular construction options and a wide variety of accessories help provide the best non-fire rated chemical storage available. All prefabricated hazardous storage buildings feature built-in secondary containment and come with a 15-year warranty on the structural integrity of your building for additional information on parts and accessories coverage, see our detailed warranty guide. Optional accessories including electrical packages, ramps, racks, shelving, and others are available upon request.

Rest easy and work worry free knowing your hazardous materials will be protected from environmental factors such as extreme temperatures, wind, and seismic activity.

*Always consult your local authority with jurisdiction to ensure that all rules and regulations are followed, including proper setback requirements.


Types of Non-Fire Rated Hazmat Storage Buildings

outdoor chemical storage buildings

TurfLoc™ Agri-Chemical Storage Buildings

TurfLoc™ is the ideal non-fire rated chemical storage building for turf maintenance and agricultural professionals. Designed for herbicide, fungicide, and pesticide storage, the flexible design of TurfLoc also makes it suitable for fertilizer and other agrichemicals.

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DrumLoc chemical drum storage

DrumLoc™ Chemical Drum Storage Buildings

DrumLoc™ is a safe and secure non fire-rated storage building and provides ideal protection for large quantities of hazardous chemicals. Each chemical drum storage building can be outfitted to hold from two to 56 drums and will accept a variety of accessories to make operations flow safely and smoothly.

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A CHEMloc hazardous chemical storage building.

ChemLoc™ Chemical Storage Buildings

For unparalleled protection, use non fire-rated hazardous chemical storage buildings for storing flammable or combustible chemicals at least 30 feet from other buildings. These chemical storage units have countless applications and accessories that can be custom engineered to fit your specific needs.

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Non-Fire Rated Chemical Storage Building Features & Benefits

  • Continuously-welded, leak-tested sump
  • Chemical and UV resistant coating
  • Static ground connections
  • Natural draft ventilation
  • Explosion-relief refrigeration
  • Seismic bolt-down plates
  • Galvanized steel grate floor
  • 3-point lock hardware
  • Forklift channels for easy relocation
  • Coal tar undercoating for corrosion protection
  • Available climate control from 35°F to 175°F
  • FM-approved
  • Meets EPA, NFPA 30 and NFPA 1
  • 15-year structural warranty
  • Fully customizable

Compliance & Approvals

At U.S. Chemical Storage we strive to give you the best solution for your operations. This building and its accompanying accessories can be engineered to meet the following approvals and certifications based upon your unique set of needs.

        

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 will location affect my building type?

Location of the building can be either inside another building or outside to fit your needs. Fire Separation, which is the amount of fire rating required between two occupancies, or the separation distance between those two occupancies, is determined by the occupancy ratings, construction types, and distances between both buildings. To determine the required fire separation, it is best to consult with your local code authority. If your hazmat storage building is located at distances greater than 30 feet you may not be required to have a fire-rated building.

3. 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.

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