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Protect Your Microbrewery with Chemical Storage Buildings

The growth in craft beer brewing from 2013 to 2017 has been astronomical. There are over 5,300 craft breweries or microbreweries in the U.S. today, compared to less than 3,000 back in 2013. Many grew home brewing hobbies into full-fledged businesses. Transitioning a home brewing environment into a microbrewery requires scaling up. You need bigger […]

Storing Corrosive Liquids: Safe Hydrochloric Acid Storage Solutions

Hydrochloric acid is a colorless or slightly yellow, pungent liquid with a pH less than seven. Its molecular formula is HCl. While most known for its industrial uses, HCl is also the primary constituent of gastric acid. Believe it or not, your digestion system depends on HCl to process the food you eat. Hydrochloric acid […]

Types of Chemical Storage Buildings

Storage buildings must conform to relevant code requirements, meet business needs and serve a practical and functional purpose for operations. US Chemical Storage provides standard and customized storage building designs that match your specific requirements. Fire Rated Chemical Storage Buildings Fire rated storage buildings are designed to meet UL fire rated construction requirements for the […]

Storing Multiple Chemicals

Are you storing multiple types of chemicals? Many private facilities and government institutions use a variety of different chemicals to ensure that manufacturing processes are efficient and stay on track with production schedules. Making sure all chemicals are stored properly is necessary for factory and institution compliance as well as EPA regulations and NFPA codes. […]

Anhydrous HCI Storage

Anhydrous hydrogen chloride (AHCI) is a clear, colorless gas with a very strong odor. Anhydrous HCI is extremely attracted to water and when exposed to air, it quickly reacts with the moisture in the air forming corrosive fumes, commonly known as aqueous hydrochloric acid.  This type of acid emits a pungent odor and strong fumes, […]

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Safe Corrosive Storage Lockers

Corrosive Substance Defined Corrosive chemicals are considered liquids or solids that can potentially cause harm or irreversible alterations to human skin tissue, after immediate contact. The EPA constitutes a highly corrosive waste as “aqueous waste exhibiting a pH of less than or equal to 2 or greater than or equal to 12.5 and capable of […]

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Acid and Corrosive Storage Safety

Information About Acid and Corrosive Storage Safety What are Corrosives? Corrosives are materials that have the ability to dissolve and destroy body tissue, metal and other materials. Corrosive materials can cause damage to the human body as soon as contact is made with skin, eyes, the digestive tract, or the respiratory tract. Acid and Corrosive […]

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Corrosive Storage Lockers – Remain Compliant

Chemicals are present in many workplace environments and are beneficial to helping industries succeed and grow. Reducing the amount of chemical storage can prevent inherent hazards associated with dangerous chemicals.  However, when storing bulk chemical storage on-site, proper storage and handling procedures can reduce or eliminate potential risks. In this article, US Chemical Storage illustrates […]