A Cost-Effective Sandblasting Containment Solution
Maintaining a permanent sandblasting containment facility can be expensive, especially considering the concrete pad or footer that will need to be installed. And, that doesn’t include the day-to-day costs of maintaining the building, such as energy usage. If your company is in the oil and gas, marine, aviation, or other industry where sandblasting and paint applications are performed regularly, turn to Big Top for a solution that will help you save on costs.
We build fabric structures, customized for the unique needs of our clients. Thanks to the versatility of the design of our shelters, they are often used as sandblasting containment facilities. Not only do our buildings cost far less to build than permanent buildings, but they can also be conveniently shipped and constructed in nearly any locale and can be anchored to a variety of different foundations. In fact, our fabric structures can be built and ready for use much faster than a traditional facility.
Additionally, a fabric structure from Big Top can help reduce your energy consumption. The translucent fabric roof floods the interior with natural light, providing plenty of illumination for your staff without the need for electric lighting. And, it helps to maintain a comfortable interior temperature that is on average 15 degrees cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter, lessening your reliance on an HVAC system.
Superior Safety for Your Staff
Big Top’s fabric sandblasting structures provide proper containment for all types of blasting, even Black Beauty abrasives, as required by the EPA. We can also include ventilation to remove harmful fumes and airborne particles from the air. Furthermore, our fabric roofs are formulated to reflect 99.95 percent of UV-A and UV-B radiation, offering another level of protection for your staff, equipment, and materials.
No matter the climate where your operations are located, your facility will hold strong against the weather thanks to the rip-resistant fabric and the galvanized steel frame. If local building codes in your area require engineering for heavy wind and snow loads, Big Top is equipped to provide it so that your operations can continue in any type of weather. You’ll also have peace of mind knowing that the fabric roof is NFPA701 flame retardant.
The Benefits of Mobility
Another reason why a sandblasting containment building from Big Top is superior to a permanent building is that it is mobile. Oftentimes, a company’s production out in the field will come to an end and will need to move to a different location. This can be problematic with a permanent building. But, a Big Top shelter can be disassembled and conveniently shipped to meet the changing needs of your operations. If you have no immediate need for the shelter when your production ends, it can also be stored for later use.
The Big Top Experience
Big Top has been providing quality sandblasting and paint containment shelters for businesses since our founding in 1979. We are known in the industry for our quality products and exceptional service. When you partner with us, you can expect:
- A building that is customized to your exact needs
- Proper training on how to build your facility (or we can build it for you)
- A warranty to protect your investment
- Flexible financing to make your purchase easier
- Ongoing support for building maintenance, repairs, and relocation
To learn more about having a fabric sandblasting containment facility custom built for your company, contact the professionals at Big Top today. We’d be happy to explain in further detail how our buildings can meet EPA containment requirements.