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Standard shipping container sizes are 20 or 40 feet in length and 8 feet in width.
There are standard ceiling heights of 8' high and high cube containers with heights of 9'.
Most containers are made of corten steel which is designed to help scrapes, dings and dents better withstand the weather by forming a "protective" layer of hard rust.
The reason shipping container walls are corrugated is to make them stronger. The 14-gauge steel walls give the container stacking strength.
Shipping Container floors vary somewhat, although most new Simple Box containers feature an inch and a quarter plywood or bamboo floor. Many newer containers are built with Eco-friendly flooring using quickly renewable and sustainable resources. Older containers may have a combination of marine-grade plywood and steel flooring
Two full-width cargo doors provide a large opening on one end of container. A thick rubber gasket that goes around both cargo doors, sealing the opening tightly and keeping elements out. For containers being used for storage at a home or job site, the thick rubber door seal also means your Shipping Containers is rodent-proof and much more secure from critters than a shed would be.
A one-trip container is a container that was manufactured overseas filled with goods and then shipped to North America with the intent of being sold right away as a almost "new" container.
Cargo Worthy Containers
Cargo worthy containers are used containers that must meet standards of structural strength, must be wind and water-tight, and contain all of the proper markings in order to be certified for export use.
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