Equipment Maintenance


Fabric Structures for Equipment Maintenance Facilities

Fabric StructuresThe benefits of using Big Top’s fabric structures as facilities for equipment maintenance and fabrication are many. First, they are a cost-effective alternative to permanent buildings because they cost less and take less time to assemble. They can also be registered as equipment with the IRS, which may lead to tax advantages.

Another benefit is the protection that our fabric structures provide for your crew and equipment. The fabric that we use:

  • Blocks 99.95 percent of harmful UV-A and UV-B radiation for a UPF rating of 2,000 and a conventional rating of 50 plus.
  • Is industrial strength and can be engineered for local wind and snow codes
  • Is NFPA701 flame retardant as required by International Building Code, ensuring protection.

Additionally, the fabric in our structures is translucent and lets in enough sunlight during the day to eliminate the need for electric lighting, saving you on energy costs. It also helps to maintain a comfortable interior temperature that is an average of 15 degrees cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter than the outside temperature.

At Big Top, we can also outfit our shelters with numerous accessories to meet your equipment maintenance needs. For instance, we can customize your shelter with bay doors for moving oversized materials and gear, a ventilation system with an HVAC, and insulation. We can also provide lighting so that work can continue after sundown.

If you’re in need of a fabric enclosure for an equipment maintenance facility, contact Big Top Fabric Structures today and we’ll design one to your specifications and to keep you in budget.