SPECIFICATIONS

• 10 Gauge steel walls

• 1/4" Steel lids

• Multiple back up locking systems provide maximum safety

• Front and back lids are removable in an emergency

• 4000 lb. Winch included for exit assistance in case of emergency

• Interior lighting and battery powered ventilation fan

• Outer shell epoxy coated for long life

• 20 Year Manufacturer's Warranty against leaking and floating

• Each individual unit pressure tested for leaks prior to installation


EXTERIOR

• Flush mounted in concrete

• Outer shell coated in coal tar epoxy to protect against corrosion


INTERIOR

• Solid steel 10” bench seating provides comfort and added strength

• Removable solid steel steps provide maximum seating capacity

• Comfortable seated height for maximum head room accommodates most occupants up to 6'6" tall

• 4000 lb Winch/come-a-long assist with front sliding lid opening in case of entrapment

• Battery powered forced air ventilation and interior lighting


EXIT & ENTRY

• Full length front opening lid provides maximum comfort and room when entering and exiting the shelter

• Sliding lid door for easy entry and exit

• Second lid can be removed or raised (with optional hydraulic jack system) for emergency exit

• Removable handrail for easy entry and exit


OPTIONS

• 12,000 lb. Dual hydraulic jack shelf system

• Magnetic waterproof protective cover

• Carpeted floors

• Extra handrails

BELOW GROUND STORM SHELTERS

Installs easily into an existing garage floor or
virtually anywhere in new construction

CERTIFICATION & TESTING

• Certified and stamped by a Professional Engineer to meet and exceed the requirements set by FEMA 320, 361 and ICC 500 codes.

• Tested by Texas Tech Wind Science and Engineering Research Center and passed all requirements to withstand impacts associated with the 250 MPH winds of an EF-5 tornado.

 

1 Shown with sliding lid in open position

2 Shown with second escape door raised

3 Shown with optional hydraulic jack system used to raise escape door

4 Removable solid steel steps provide maximum seating capacity

SIZE CAPACITY
3-1/2' x 6' 6-8 person
3-1/2' x 8' 8-10 person
4-1/2' x 8' 10-12 person

 

INSTALLATION INTO EXISTING GARAGE: