Hazardous Material Storage Building

Safe, Code-Compliant Environment for Storing Large Amounts of Paint & Other Chemicals


Hazardous Material Storage Buildings from Global Finishing Solutions® (GFS) — sometimes referred to as “paint kitchens” — provide a safe, code-compliant environment for storing large amounts of paint and other chemicals. They double as a safe area for mixing and pumping paint. Precision engineered and manufactured with durable materials, GFS Hazardous Material Storage Buildings are portable and designed for indoor or outdoor applications.


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Hazardous Material Storage Building Product Info

Safe StorageDesigned with excellent structural support, explosion-proof incandescent lighting and external grounding to prevent static ignition, GFS Hazardous Material Storage Buildings minimize the risk of explosion. They also contain potential spills to keep your employees, building and investments safe.
Durable Materials & ConstructionBuilt to last, the ceiling and walls of GFS Hazardous Material Storage Buildings are reinforced with steel studs and joists that are lined with multiple layers of gypsum board and a final sheeting of white pre-coated, 18-gauge steel panels inside and out. For outdoor applications, GFS Hazardous Material Storage Buildings are built to meet the applicable code requirements for wind, snow and seismic loads, and can incorporate custom heating and air conditioning systems.
Sump & Spill ContainmentThe sump system of GFS Hazardous Material Storage Buildings is made of liquid-tight, heavy-gauge sheet steel and supported by exterior-welded steel risers for easy leak inspection. Spills enter the spill containment tray through 1-inch-thick, black painted steel grating that runs the entire length of the enclosure and is supported by steel beams for added stability.
Heavy-duty, dual-skin construction
Indoor and outdoor models available
Bidirectional fire-rated design
Explosion-proof lighting
Weather- and chemical-resistant coatings
Designed to meet the provisions of the International Fire Code (IFC) and NFPA 30

One of GFS’ greatest strengths is the ability to provide customers with custom engineering and specialized products. Options for GFS Hazardous Material Storage Buildings include:

Dry chemical systems for fire protection
Water sprinkler systems for fire protection
Deflagration vent panels
Fiberglass floor grating
Access ramp
Custom sizes and doors
Outdoor applications
Bulkhead fittings for paint and airline needs
Liquid level detection system with alarm
Heaters and air conditioning

GFS guarantees that our products meet or exceed all of the applicable codes related to the equipment. Our engineers regularly follow and contribute to the advancement of codes and standards that affect the industries in which we work. One of our engineers serves on the NFPA Technical Committee on Finishing Processes, a key standard in the finishing industry.

OSHA – Occupational Safety and Health Administration
NFPA – National Fire Protection Association
ETL – Electrical Testing Labs
EPA – Environmental Protection Agency
ICC – International Code Council

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