We invented the first totally modular, multi-functional safe room in the industry — and we built it strong!
We created and engineered features unique to tornado safety — like F-5 Impact Channels, Finger-Safe Door Jam, Triple-Post F-5 Latchbolts and the F-5 Lever-Guard. All exclusive to the ArmoredCloset tornado shelter and safe room and certified by the FEMA testing facility at Texas Tech National Wind Institute.
100% Steel 1/4” Door Plate
The entire uni-body door module is made entirely of 1/4” steel plate. Hinged with 1/2” dia.stainless steel pin barrel hinges. Wall and ceiling panels are 3/16“ steel plate.
3.75″ Concrete Anchor Bolts
Anchor bolts are secured to concrete foundation and provide 4,660 lbs. of peak pull-out holding strength per bolt. Units range from 55,000 to 100,000 lbs. of tinsel pull-out strength.
3/16” F-5 Impact Channels
Impact Channels are welded to the inside of the 1/4” plate steel door. They are strategically located to give impact strength to the 1/2” barrel hinges and hardware array.
F-5 Lever Guard
An ArmoredCloset exclusive. Lever-Guard prevents the keyed lever handle from becoming a projectile produced by wind debris impacts.
Triple-Post F-5 LatchboltsTM
Our triple-post, 3/4“ stainless steel pin F-5 Latchbolts combined with the Schlage Grade 1 Deadbolts give you superior security from burglary and home invasion.
F-5 Wind Debris Protection
Tornado shelters exposed surfaces should be design tested to emulate wind speeds of 250 mph. Learn More >