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What are Portacabins?

Contruction September 15, 2018

Portacabin is the short form of Portable Cabins, which means cabins which can be moved from one location to other. Portacabins are prefabricated modular building, which are manufactured at the factory and transport to the destination using trailers and are unloaded at the site using mobile cranes. These prefabricated unit will be a Plug and play cabin, which includes all the internal electrical and lighting system, Plumping and drainage system, bathrooms or toilets with all the accessories, kitchen with sink and cabinets.

It can be single standard units or multiple units joined at site to make a single large building. The standard length of portable cabin is 12m or 40ft long and width varies from 2.4m (8ft)  to 4.2 (14ft)m. The height of the standard cabins will be below 3 meters (10ft). Portacabins are custom made sizes, which are fabricated as per the clients requirement. It cab be single story or Double Story.

Portacabins are generally used as Office at Construction sites, Security or Guard Rooms, Toilets units for constructions sites or events, ticketing counter for events or stadiums, temporary marketing kiosks, Restroom for construction site, storage cabins, temporary accommodation for staffs etc.

Mainly portacabins are of two types, fire- rated portacabin and non-fire-rated portacabins. Non Fire-rated cabins are made up of wooden materials, but firerated cabins are made up of  steel, cement and gypsum boards. Main base structure of portacabin are constructed with I-Beams and Steel Angles. Wall structure are made up cement fibre board and gypsum with rock wool or glasswool. Light Guage Steel (LGS) are used for wall structure and roof truss.

For Portacabin Inquiries and Technical Specification.

AK Prefab Industries LLC,

Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Tel : +97155 2262360

Email : info@akprefab.com



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