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Watch as an air cannon fires a 14ft, 15lb 2’x5′ board at 100mph at the ArmoredClosetTM!

Texas Tech NWI department fired multiple boards at door hinges, hardware and wall and ceiling panels simulating F-5 debris impacts.

Built strong — ArmoredClosetTM passes the test!


P A S S  L E T T E R

Impact tests were conducted on February 28, 2014 on your 4’ x 6’ x 79” panelized 3/16” steel above ground shelter with 1/4” plate steel doors. All tests were conducted for resistance to the Protocol 4, Tornado and tests prove your shelter to meet debris impact guidelines of the FEMA 320/361 and ICC-500. All tests were compliant with FEMA 320/361 (2008) and ICC-500 (2008).

Congratulations on your shelter door passing the FEMA 320 & ICC-500 tests. The NWI DIF at Texas Tech University applauds your company’s efforts in providing a safe product for the consumer.

Sincerely, Larry J. Tanner, P.E.
NWI Research Assistant Professor
Manager of the Debris Impact Test Facility, TTU