Aircraft shelters

Covering your wings

Gaptek aircraft shelters are the quickest and most durable solution that will allow you to cover your aircrafts from the external agents

With a long lifespan and the capacity to be relocated, Gaptek maximizes its functionality. The Gaptek System allows us to build scalable shelters reaching the span that you require, and it can be expanded after its construction.

Our aircraft shelters

Gaptek aircraft shelters are made of gantries and purlins, designed under the considerations of the Gaptek System. This allows the structure to be replicable and, therefore, the building is scalable.

The high resistance canvas offers all the protection that your aircrafts need.

Characteristics

Especificaciones

Construction System: Gaptek Flat

Required cementation: Yes

Structure:

  • Structure assembly: Mechanical joints
  • Material: High resistance alloy aluminum AW-6082-T6 or steel
  • Warranty: 20 years

Standard Resistances:

  • Wind Standard: 140km/h

  • Snow Standard: 120kg/m

  • Climate conditions: -20 ºC to 55ºC

Envelope: High-resistance tensile canvas

Certifications:

  • ISO 9001
  • UNE-EN ISO 14001 in Environmental Management
  • UNE-ISO/IEC 27001 in Information Security Management
  • CE Marking in all materials, including EN-1090 in relation to steel and aluminum structures

 

Options

Plus Resistances:

Hurricane Kit: up to 250 km/h
Snow Plus:

Additional services:

  • Maintenance
  • Life warranty with Gaptek maintenance
  • Logistics 

Applicable standards:

  • International Building Codes
  • Eurocodes
  • Spanish Technical Building Codes (CTE)
  • UFC

 

Gaptek is a synonym of trust

Short assembly time

Predesigned solutions for a quick on-site assembly

Turnkey solutions

From the design and production to the construction and maintenance of the buildings

Predefined quality

All constructive elements comply with CE marking and undertake quality controls

Energy efficiency

Passive systems are incorporated for major energy savings

Low maintenance

Minimum maintenance thanks to the aluminum structure, even in aggressive environments

Scalability

Expandible solutions thanks to the use of the modular architecture principle

Contact the Gaptek team

FAQs

What structural materials are used by Gaptek?

Gaptek has developed a construction system based on prefabricated profiles and dry joints, using aluminum as the structural material for the advantages it has as opposed to traditional construction and its great adaptability.

The advantages of aluminum as structural material as opposed to steel are numerous, such as the optimization and customization of the profiles according to its specific use, as compared with steel’s standard and normalized profiles, the lightness of the profiles and its resistance, the low maintenance thanks to the anticorrosive properties of aluminum and its total recyclability.

What type of machinery is required for the assembly of the shelters?

Thanks to the lightness of aluminum profiles, the structural materials optimization and the simple assembly of our system using dry joints, it is not required to use very heavy machinery or large cranes to assemble our shelters. Only ordinary machinery such as lifting platforms and telescopic cranes.

What is the durability of Gaptek shelters?

The materials used in Gaptek shelters, as well as in the rest of Gaptek products, have a great resistance and durability, similar to traditional construction systems. Gaptek offers a 20 year guarantee according to the structure and 5 years to the rest of the elements that compose the shelter.

Are Gaptek shelters resistant to extreme weather conditions?

Gaptek buildings are designed to withstand the conditions of the places inhabited by 85% of the world’s population, but they can also be designed for the most extreme climates of the planet. An example is the Gaptek warehouse that was built in Antarctica.

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