Storing Dangerous Goods In Shipping Containers
22 March 2020
Dangerous goods shipping containers are built specifically to hold potentially hazardous items. These containers can securely hold thinners, paints, diesel, oils and other classified flammable items. It can also be used for storage of non-hazardous liquids as it can reduce the effects of spills and leaks.
What makes them so great for dangerous goods?
Firstly, ContainerCo offers either 10 ft or 20 ft shipping containers for sale that are fit for hazardous goods. These shipping containers come with bundled flooring with a spill capacity of 1250 litres. As a result, slippage is reduced and potentially hazardous liquids are prevented from spilling outside of the container.
The containers are made to be stable and hardwearing. Crafted largely from sheets of steel, these containers are ideal for transportation and short or long term storage. The items kept inside are protected and kept safe from outside influences, while simultaneously protecting chemicals from escaping.
Modification is a beneficial tool to use as you can tailor your container to suit your needs. This could include a lockbox to increase security and prevent the tampering of padlocks. As an alternative, add a Whirley Gig or vents to increase aeration. This is especially important for items that produce fumes.
We have on-site, specialised engineers. These engineers can work with you to customise your container for maximum functionality. They can offer open-top containers and side opening shipping containers. Maintaining protection from wind and water is always a top priority.
Side opening container doors open fully, leaving an entirely open side. This is ideal for full side access for loading in products on pallets. It also allows for easy transportation of goods to and from the container. This makes the entire process more streamlined and safer for larger hazardous goods.
ContainerCo also offers a range of refrigerated containers for sale in NZ. This can help keep your hazardous goods at the perfect temperature for transportation or storage. Make sure you discuss our options with us to make sure we give the most suitable product for your needs!
ContainerCo - Shipping Container Hires and Sales
At ContainerCo we have shipping containers for sale NZ wide in a range of sizes and configurations. Depending on your needs, you can hire for short or long term. Purchasing the container can offer a more permanent solution to your needs. We have 40 ft, 20 ft and 10 ft shipping containers for sale NZ wide.
Our containers range from 10 ft, 20 ft and 40 ft containers for sale. We have containers for sale in Christchurch, Wellington, Auckland, Waikato and NZ-wide. Or try hiring containers in Hamilton, Wellington, Christchurch, Auckland, and NZ-wide. Buy containers that are completely suited to your individual needs.
Contact us on 0508 732 873 or request a free online quote today!