Workbench TornadoSafeRoom™ is one of the highest tested and certified Tornado Safe
Rooms in the United States, tested and certified by Certified Testing Laboratories
of Orlando, Florida, a Miami-Dade County approved testing laboratory , and has
been tested to meet and surpass the FEMA Storm Shelter Testing Requirements. It has been tested to withstand wind loads of 450 mph and to withstand the 100 mph projectile test. This unit also passed gun shot tests using 38 special, 380, 9 mm and 45 automatic military weapons from a distance of 15' without any penetration.
The Five Person Tornado SafeRoom™ walls and door are manufactured from 10 gauge, galvanized steel panels, reinforced with 2 1/2" x 2 1/2" x 1/4" angle iron.
The top is manufactured from 1/4" steel plate making this room much more crush resistant from falling objects. The door, when closed, is secured by three of our patented "Saf-T" latches.
The "Five Person" Workbench Tornado SafeRoom™ is 90" long x 30" deep x 36" high. It has room for two adults and 3 children and room for your lovable pet on the floor. This room is manufactured with a low profile which, because of its' low height, catches less wind load, makes it much stronger and safer than taller rooms.
It is anchored in place by 21 special concrete anchor bolts each having a minimum of 7,252 pounds of tension strength. What this means to you is that this room is held in place by more than 152,292 lbs of holding power. (Equal to 75 tons holding this room in place),