Lightweight Shelters

Offering Lightweight Shelter Solutions

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Thermo Bond's lightweight buildings are the answer for customers that require equipment shelters in a variety of sizes, fitting and capabilities. They are available as a standard building or fully-customized. Featuring a standard exterior finish of aggregate which is widely used in commercial office buildings, our lightweight shelters have a minimum wall wind load of 120 MPH and a minimum floor loading of 200 PSF.

Providing Buildings That Meet Your Needs

Thermo Bond's lightweight shelters are designed, engineered and delivered to meet your site requirements. Our lightweight buildings range in size from 6' wide x 6' long to 24' wide x 40' long. Along with our aggregate finish, standard features include a 3' x 7' steel door, and skid assembly with rust preventive paint. We also offer custom finishes for projects where local building ordinances require a shelter that blends in with the surrounding environment.

Fully-Integrating Your Specialized Equipment

Whether your building requirements include customer-installed equipment, or simple electrical, Thermo Bond has the solution. Our lightweight shelters are constructed to your specifications and ship fully-assembled. They include lights, outlets, HVAC, generators, transfer panels, ventilation systems, cable ladder, grounding systems, and any other special equipment that may be required. Our technical specialists ensure that each structure adheres to specific industry, Federal and state regulations. Integrated and installed to your specifications, we will also factory test the equipment for quality and reliability so you will be up and running as soon as your shelter is delivered.

Buildings Designed for a Variety of Applications

Sometimes there just isn't an off the shelf answer. A Thermo Bond lightweight shelter has always been a robust, but cost-effective and creative choice for a variety of applications. Thermo Bond's lightweight buildings can be mounted on a concrete foundation, raised steel structures or even portable site solutions. We specialize in providing shelters for just about every industry that makes today's world turn. Over the years, our customer base includes leaders in Cellular communications, Oil & Gas production, Fiber Networks, Data Centers, Emergency and Security Contractors, Government entities and Utility companies that are all looking for the best way to protect their valuable network equipment from the elements.


Thermo Bond's Lightweight Shelters

Thermo Bond's lightweight shelters include the following standard features:

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  • A floor system consisting of a 3/4" layer of CDX plywood on the exterior and 3/4" layer of tongue and groove plywood on the interior attached to joists 16" on center (O.C.). A penetrating liquid bituminous sealer is applied prior to the floor assembly, which includes installation of a 16-mesh .011 wire mesh rodent shield to the complete underside of the floor. The floor's interior core is filled with R-11 fiberglass batt insulation, and the interior surface is covered with a commercial grade vinyl tile. Minimum floor loading is 200 pounds per square foot.
  • A roof system consisting of a 3/4" layer of CDX plywood on the exterior and a minimum 5/8" layer of oriented strand board with .030 fiberglass reinforced plastic laminated to the interior side. The roof's interior core is filled with R-19 fiberglass batt insulation. Minimum roof loading is 100 pounds per square foot and minimum roof impact resistance of 220-foot-pounds with no damage to either the exterior or interior of the roof or shelter.
  • A wall system consisting of a minimum 5/8" layer of oriented strand board with .030 fiberglass reinforced plastic laminated to the interior side. The wall's interior core is filled with R-11 fiberglass batt insulation. Our standard exterior finish is aggregate which is widely used in commercial office buildings. Minimum wall wind loading of 120 MPH.
  • A skid assembly consisting of 6" x 9 lb. beams welded into place with 2" x 2" x 1/4" angles placed between the beams every 4' O.C. The complete skid assembly is painted with rust resistant paint or hot-dipped galvanized after fabrication.

For more information on Thermo Bond Buildings, please call 800-356-2686 or email us at info@thermobond.com. We look forward to providing a solution for your building needs.