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Firevault – Fire Rated Drum & IBC Store

Mat Mitchell spoke to us after receiving a bespoke Firevault – fire rated drum & ibc store on site in the UK .

“After consulting with various suppliers, Chemstore was the only company who could provide us with the required solution” Mat Mitchell Technology Supplies Ltd. – 

Fire Rated Stores for: Drums, IBC’s & pallets of flammable materials.

FireVault units are fully modular and can be easily relocated by forkturck or Hi-AB Crane

All Firevault units are delivered to site fully assembled and ready for immediate use with no site work required.
Firevault Multi Pallet Stores feature:

  • 1, 2 or 4 hour fire rated cladding fitted on all sides.
  • Firevaults are designed in accordance with EN, DIN & BS standards.
  • FireVault wall panels are tested to IMO FTP A60 standard
  • Self-closing door mechanisms and internally overriding door locks fitted to all units
  • Fire-rated intumescent air vents fitted at high and low level to ensure excellent natural airflow
  • Fire rated door seals fitted throughout
  • Electrostatic management system installed to prevent static sparking from igniting flammable vapours
  • All electrical equipment fully ATEX rated and installed by a Compex certified engineer.
  • Forced extraction systems available
  • Constructed from fully welded steel box section throughout
  • Fully welded and leak tested bunding underneath floor level
  • Single or double access doors available
  • Fixed or adjustable shelving fitted

See table below for our range of sizes below 

Firevault -Walk In Fire Rated Stores

Walk In Fire Rated Stores Stores

The FireVault storage module provides the highest level of safety instantly for the secure storage of all flammable materials. All areas of industry currently employ flammables in their processes from petroleum products to industrial chemicals.


Manufactured to the highest standards utilising only those fireproofing materials, which have been tested to BS 476, part 22, FireVault Stores comply with all relevant Health & Safety Regulations, Insurance requirements and environmental standards such as IS310, ISO 14001, EMAS and IPC licensing.


Standard features include, full width spillage collection sumps, up to 5 hour fire rated composite wall panels, insulated self-closing doors, intumescent ventilation panels, fixed shelving, anti-static grounding connections, fully welded, leak tested bunds, galvanized grid mesh floors. A range of optional extras are also available for the Firevault units including ex-rated electrical fittings.         


All Firevault units are delivered to site fully assembled and ready for immediate use. No special site works are required and at any future time, they can easily be relocated by forklift truck or crane, thereby offering excellent flexibility.
The most common Firevaults are the Walk In Stores used for small container storage (25L cans, Winchesters etc) and feature:

  • 1, 2 or 4 hour fire rated cladding fitted on all sides.
  • Firevaults are designed in accordance with EN–14470-1 European Regulations
  • Self-closing door mechanisms and internally overriding door locks fitted to all units
  • Fire-rated intumescent air vents fitted at high and low level to ensure excellent natural airflow
  • Fire rated door seals fitted throughout
  • Electrostatic management system installed to prevent static sparking from igniting flammable vapours
  • All electrical equipment fully ATEX rated and installed by a Compex certified engineer
  • Forced extraction system available
  • Constructed from fully welded steel box section throughout
  • Fully welded and leak tested bunding underneath floor level
  • Single or double access doors available
  • Fixed or adjustable shelving fitted
Firevault – Fire Rated Critical Equipment Enclosure

Fire Rated Critical Equipment Enclosure

With over 24 years experience in the design manufacture and implementation of safety storage systems for hazardous materials, We know from speaking to our clients that the most prevalent risk has always been in the storage of flammables. What also must be considered is the protection of valuable equipment. The Firevault can employed as a Fire rated critical equipment enclosure. Whether it be the HSE, EPA or even company insurers carrying out assessments on your site it will always be the risk of fire that is given the highest priority. The Firevault enables you to obtain the highest level of safety and protection when storing flammable materials or protecting your most valuable assets on on site.

Firevault units can be manufactured to suit bespoke site specific requirements.

  • Pallet stores
  • Walk In stores
  • Small container stores
  • Combination stores
  • Lighting
  • Heating
  • Power outlet sockets
  • Electrostatic management systems
  • Forced extraction systems
  • Extraction airflow alarms
  • Fire suppression systems
  • Smoke / fire detection systems
  • Fume scrubbing systems
Temperature Controlled Stores

A very common problem our clients have is maintaining valuable liquids and and process chemicals within the correct temperature range for optimum safety and performance. Temperature Controlled Stores are the solution.

Valuable time is lost in waiting for chemicals to heated to performance temperatures and also product is fouled by exposure to incorrect temperatures.

Chemstore’s temperature controlled stores are stand-alone relocatable, insulated stores which are designed to provide secure, controlled storage for temperature sensitive materials. We offer a full range of sizes together with heating and cooling options. Depending on the hazardous material being stored by harnessing the SDS sheet Chemstore can provide the required storage temperature to alleviate any hazard presented by storing materials on site.

We also offer drum & IBC’s Enclosures designed to heat the contents of standard drums and IBC’s from freezing or ambient to your required processing temperature.

Features of Temperature Controlled Stores:

 

  • Full range of sizes and temperature ranges.
  • Full technical advice and Design Service: manufactured to customers specific requirements.
  • Fully adjustable. Set temperature band (e.g. 0–600C) or maximum/minimum allowable temperature.
  • LCD temperature display and printout.
  • High levels of insulation.
  • Audible alarm and beacon.
  • Full operator safety features.
  • Suitable for Indoor or Outdoor location.
  • Delivered to site fully assembled, minimal lead time.
  • Electric or steam heat source.
  • Internal re circulation fan ensures even distribution of heated air.
  • Explosion protected electrical apparatus (suitable for Zone 1 & 2).
  • Fully bunded.
  • Stainless steel or galvanised interior.

Gasvault – Gas Cylinder Stores

Chemstore’s range of Gas Cylinder Stores

The GasVault range of stores are specifically designed to provide a safe, ergonomic range of compliant storage solutions for gas cylinders.

The GasVault range addresses the following key safety issues:

  • Designed and manufactured in accordance with the BCGA (Guidance for the storage of Gas Cylinders in the workplace).
  • Full structural certification and a 10 year structural warranty available on a GasVault units.
  • All cylinders are stored upright and secured with chain restraints.
  • Open mesh panels are used to prevent accumulation of harmful / explosive gases.
  • Cylinders of incompatible gases can be stored in the same store by employing a fire rated segregation wall.
  • Empty cylinders can be segregated from full containers and are clearly labelled.
  • If stored externally, weather-proof roofing is required to protect cylinder fittings from rain water.
  • Raised flooring should also be used to protect cylinder from corrosive bases &  ground water erosion.

Features : Gas Cylinder Stores

  • Heavy duty steel construction
  • Option of sliding or hinged access doors – fully lockable.
  • Mesh gates and ventilation panels ensure adequate ventilation and prevent build-up of potentially explosive gas leaks.
  • Non-slip galvanised floor & ramp
  • Firewalls supplied where required
  • Full range of sizes to suit all cylinder sizes and applications
  • All units have fixed arms and retaining chains to prevent accidents and ensure maximum use of space
  • Delivered to site fully assembled
  • Units can easily be relocated with fork trucks
  • No site works are required
EN14470-1 Fire Rated Gas Cylinder Cabinets

G90 Gas Cylinder Cabinets

Large interior height –

Large, rigidly fixed rolling ramp made of corrugated sheet steel – High safety when manoeuvering cylinders into the cabinet, dampened folding down, lightweight, convenient installation of pressure gas bottles in the cabinet

Locking mechanism with cylinder lock – The cabinets can be integrated into existing master-key systems

Safe installation – No additional insulation of the pipes needed inside or outside

Ventilation – Complete uniform ventilation inside the cabinet (floor and ceiling). Pressure drop below 150 Pa by extraction of the air with a 120-times change of air. Successfully approved by testing.

Completely accessible internal space – Door opening angle max. 180°, the doors lock in place at 0° and are can be arrested at 90°

Cylinder retainer with ratchet straps – Across the whole width of the cabinet. Distance between the cylinders and the rear panel, give plenty of space for the flexible spiral piping. Safe and approved storing of gas cylinders in accordance with EN 14470-2

Observance of max. allowed increase in temperature on the valve of the gas cylinder of 50 K after 90 Minutes in accordance with EN 14470-2
Easy and convenient installations of gas fittings and pipes

EN 14470-1 Fire Rated Laboratory Cabinets – Gas Cylinders

Large interior height – Easy and convenient installations of gas fittings and pipes

Large, rigidly fixed rolling ramp made of corrugated sheet steel – High safety when manoeuvering cylinders into the cabinet, dampened folding down, lightweight, convenient installation of pressure gas bottles in the cabinet

Locking mechanism with cylinder lock – The cabinets can be integrated into existing master-key systems

Safe installation – No additional insulation of the pipes needed inside or outside

Ventilation – Complete uniform ventilation inside the cabinet (floor and ceiling). Pressure drop below 150 Pa by extraction of the air with a 120-times change of air. Successfully approved by testing.

Completely accessible internal space – Door opening angle max. 180°, the doors lock in place at 0° and are can be arrested at 90°

Cylinder retainer with ratchet straps – Across the whole width of the cabinet. Distance between the cylinders and the rear panel, give plenty of space for the flexible spiral piping. Safe and approved storing of gas cylinders in accordance with EN 14470-2

Observance of max. allowed increase in temperature on the valve of the gas cylinder of 50 K after 90 Minutes in accordance with EN 14470-2