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20ft New Shipping Container Converted to be Fitted with a Generator

Key Facts

Size: 20ft new ‘one trip’ shipping container
Use: Generator container
Location: North East
Project Length: 4-weeks

The Conversion Brief

We were approached from a local client needing a 20ft shipping container converted into a generator store. The container was lined internal and had external modifications fitted to house the generator the client fitted at the rear of the shipping container.

Breakdown of the Project

We were approached from a local client that enquired about our shipping container conversions, the client had specific specifications that needed to be followed, for the conversion to work. The client chose a 1no. 20ft new ‘one trip’ shipping container that would need internal and external modifications, after working with the client and our fabrication team the container conversion got the go ahead and the modifications were started. The client was fitting a generator into the shipping container once it had been delivered.

The client has had 4no. identical 20ft generator stores fabricated at once and we received another order for 2no. more generator containers after they were delivered.

Conversion breakdown

The modifications that took place during the build process for the numerous generator containers included.

  • 1no. personnel door fitted to the left side panel raised 300mm from the container flooring.
  • 2no. vents fitted to increase ventilation throughout the container conversion.
    • Each corrugated panel had an aperture cut out.
    • Corrugation was dressed in 50mm box section.
    • 1000mm x 2000mm vent was installed.
  • 2no. small box section cable entry points.
  • 2no. large box section recessed for cable entry.
  • Externally sprayed to match company colours. – RAL7016.
  • Internally the container was ply lined.
    • Over 50mm rockwool insulation.
    • The plywood boards were painted white.

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