walls and door of the "Five-Person" Tornado Safe Room are manufactured from
10 gage, 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.
room is manufactured with a low profile, which, because of its' low height, catches
much less wind load, makes it much stronger and safer than taller rooms.
top is manufactured from 1/4" steel plate making this room much more
crush resistant from any falling objects.
The "Five-Person" Tornado Safe Room™ is one of our three 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 the ALL-FLORIDA 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.
This makes the "Five-Person" Tornado Safe Room™ ideal for small families of five or less and also has space for pets. The door, when closed, is secured by three of our patented "Saf-T" latches. The "Five-Person" Tornado SafeRoom™ is 91" long x 30" deep x 55" high. It has room for two adults and 3 children and room for your lovable pet on the floor.
The "Five-Person" Tornado Safe Room™ is anchored in place by 21 special concrete anchor bolts each having more than 7,000 lbs of tension strength holding it in place. What this means to you is that this room is held in place by more than 147,000 lbs of holding power. (That is equal to 73 tons holding this room in place).