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What is the gauge of steel?


Our shelters are designed with steel thicknesses between 10 gauge, 3/16″ and 1/4″ depending on the shape of tornado shelter, location of steel and application. All of our shelters have been tested and Engineered to withstand an EF5 tornado.

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