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Our range of accessories and parts is second to none!

When it comes to shipping container parts, over our two decades in the shipping container business the knowledge we have developed is second to none, so we can offer expert advice on how to get the most out of your container.

We have a market leading range of shipping container accessories in stock to keep your container safe, secure and dry so you can make the most out of your shipping container, or if you just need a replacement part we also have you covered.

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Unsure where to start?  Take a look at some of the shipping container parts and accessories on offer from Universal Containers:

Damp Stick

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The Damp Stick is aimed at cheaply reducing damp and condensation that may occur in relatively small and confined areas such as Shipping Containers.

Why Choose a Damp Stick?

  1. They are super-efficient, they work straight away
  2. They hold 2 litres of water
  3. They will not allow captured moisture to return, one way membrane
  4. They can be dropped onto the floor and will not leak
  5. They prevent musty smells caused by damp
  6. They do not over fill or spill out, can be left for years
  7. They are easily disposed of once full

One Damp Stick will be sufficient in a 32 cubic meter space in normal conditions

Personnel Door

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910mm x 2065mm Steel Personnel Security Door

Kirncroft steel security doors are the ideal solution for a wide range of applications in which security, quality and cost are all essential requirements.

Standard Features

  • 10-point locking system
  • 5 pin anti-drill Euro profile cylinder
  • Stainless steel lever handles
  • Anti-jemmy studs
  • Stainless steel “anti-knockout” hinges
  • Stainless steel threshold
  • Weatherproof locking bolt grommett
  • Weatherproof rubber seal system

Window with Shutter

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Kirncroft anti-vandal steel window shutters offer a high level of security for anti-vandal modular building applications. The steel shutters are manufactured and designed to the same high-quality standards as our steel doors. As with all Kirncroft products our shutters benefit from our belief in continuous development and a high specification in terms of materials and fittings

  • Heavy duty flush mounted alloy finger bolts with galvanized steel locking bolts
  • Stainless steel “anti-knockout” hinges
  • Hand grips
  • Anti-jemmy studs
  • Drainage caps
  • Outer frame measurement = w1060mm x h1035mm
  • Door leaf width = 470mm
  • Frame depth = 80mm

Security Padlock

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The CISA75 Container Padlock is ideal for use with container lock boxes. This padlock is also suitable for use on security gates, warehouses etc. Comes with 3 keys in total, additional keys can be added below. The CISA75 padlock has a solid, hardened steel body and a solid, hardened steel shackle providing excellent protection against attack and the elements. This lock has an anti-pick and anti-drill keyway as well as an anti-saw shackle.

Dimensions: 61H x 75W x 28D mm
Shackle: 12mm

If you are buying multiple locks, you should be aware of the following:

This lock is available in three different pinning varieties:

  1. Keyed Differ (All locks have their own individual keys)
  2. Keyed Alike (All locks will work to the same key. The set will be supplied with 2 keys in total)
  3. Master Keyed (All locks have their own individual keys, but the set will also be provided with an overriding master key that can open all locks in your set)

Painting Service

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Universal offer a wide range of products and services in order to meet with your container requirements. Whether this be fully repainting a container, applying specialised products such as reflective paint, two/three tone colours, or simply providing a small pot of paint to touch up the container, we will do our very best to ensure the container is exactly how you want it.

If you are looking to have work done to the exterior of your container then Universal Container Services Ltd would be happy to help. With just one coat of paint you can turn a old tired unit into something with a new lease of life improving its cosmetics and protecting the outer-shell from the elements. Our heavy duty specialised container paints are perfect for applying to the walls of your container and staying there throughout the hardest of winters.

We have a huge selection of colours to choose from and would be happy to accommodate if you require a shade we are not currently offering! If you did require a specific colour, please let one of our team know and they would be more than happy to confirm if it would be possible.

CSC Plating and Inspection

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New ISO containers have valid CSC for 5 years from the date of production. After this period there are 2 schemes to maintain CSC validity and to ensure containers are in safe and usable condition.

PES – Periodic Examination Scheme

Containers can be updated for a maximum of 30 months after inspection provided that the container’s condition meets with the requirements for continued safe use. The CSC plate is typically updated with a sticker showing the next latest re-inspection date (Month/Year).

ACEP – Automatic Continuous Examination ProgramAs the name suggests this infers that containers are inspected on an on-going basis. As ACEP belongs to the owner, containers which are sold (by the original owner) are supposed to be either updated with the ACEP approval number of the new owner or by PES sticker as above.

Staircase and Landing

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Universal Container Services Ltd. now offer a comprehensive range of made-to-measure shipping container staircases & landings. With each customer potentially having a different requirement we thought it was essential that custom built staircases were an option for us to offer.

When containers have been stacked, and access is required on upper levels, container staircases can always be fabricated and installed to provide safe access. These staircases are used with multi-storey conversions such as offices, canteens and exhibition stands. Available in a wide range of sizes, styles and colours, our staircases can be fabricated to meet your specific requirements.

Racking for Containers

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Shipping container racking and shelving is ideal for tidying up storage containers and for getting the most from your available space. With many options available timber racking or even full steel racking to take extreme weight. These shelving units can come in a huge range of custom size options. Please see below options Universal offer for racking and shelving, if there is something not stated below please call and speak to one of our team

  • Steel or Timber racking for containers
  • High quality, heavy duty construction
  • Huge range of custom sizes and depth options
  • Each shelf can be made to carry your requested weight
  • Suitable for most environments & temperatures
  • Adjustable shelves – on some options
  • High quality paint finish

Comes in your choice of colours and shelf options

CAD Service

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Our CAD service can help you plan your project and make sure every part of the build is planned for. This service is chargeable on an hourly fee, however should your project go through to build stage, we will arrange a discount based on your CAD spend.

Should you wish for further information on the CAD design process please give our professional CAD team a call on 0161 775 3217

Electrics for Containers

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Universal Container Services Ltd. Offer a wide range of bespoke electrical installations with our own in house fully qualified electricians on site, we offer many option as seen below and should you need to discuss your own bespoke needs please call our team today – 0161 775 3217

  1. Lighting – Standard Florescent, LED, Water Proof, Solar Powered
  2. Heating – Standard Convector, Oil Filled, Tubular, Forced Convection
  3. Latest 17th edition approved consumer units, Single/3Phase
  4. Sockets – Standard Domestics, Double/Single, Industrial, any finish
  5. Sub surface electrics / Surface mounted
  6. Standard External Rotary Isolator, Appliance inlet
  7. ATEX Approved / DSEAR Approved / Zone1 / Zone2 Installations
  8. Air Conditioning units installed to your specification
  9. On-site or off-site work carried out

Container MOT Option

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Why not put your mind at ease and sign up for our annual Mot / emergency service to your new and used container, for a minimum fee of £120+vat* per annum.

The service includes the below:

  • Mobile Engineer call out to site
  • Lubricating and easing of the container doors
  • Refastening and securing any loose door seals
  • Relevelling of the container to make easier door opening
  • Checking over the container and advise on how to keep the container properly maintained.

* Please note: £120+vat within 30 mile radius, £160+vat up to 50 miles, cost is per container/multiples POA.

Lock Box

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Damp and Condensation Control within Shipping Containers.

Universal lockbox design restricts access to the padlock itself with tools. Heat treated 4mm steel offers a cut resistant and highly corrosion resistant surface. The lockbox shroud and lock can be supplied welded to the container or separately with full instructions for self -installation.

Features:

  1. Slimline Lockbox, Large Lockbox, Medium Lockbox
  2. Perfect for securing containers used for storage
  3. Heavy duty, high security
  4. Tamper proof criminal deterrent
  5. Resistant to corrosion
  6. Easy to use
  7. Neat appearance
  8. No Maintenance

The Padlock we suggest to use due to its high level of security is a CISA-75

Graffo Therm

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Damp and Condensation Control within Shipping Containers.

Graffo Therm condensation prevention spray is a biological product that once sprayed onto the roof combats condensation build up within the container, solving the condensation issue.

Why Choose a Graffo Therm?

  1. Once dry it’s an efficient thermal insulation, although it won’t help heat loss
  2. 1.5mm coating can absorb and control dripping up to 1.0 liters per m2
  3. Graffo Therm has a proven absorption level
  4. Its light grey color provides attractive textured finish, with excellent light reflection
  5. Reduces the effect of reverberating noise from steel sheets
  6. Dramatically reduces noise from wind & rain
  7. It can prevent musty smells caused by damp

Unsure where to start?  Take a look at some of the shipping container parts and accessories on offer from Universal Containers:

Damp Stick

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The Damp Stick is aimed at cheaply reducing damp and condensation that may occur in relatively small and confined areas such as Shipping Containers.

Why Choose a Damp Stick?

  1. They are super-efficient, they work straight away
  2. They hold 2 litres of water
  3. They will not allow captured moisture to return, one way membrane
  4. They can be dropped onto the floor and will not leak
  5. They prevent musty smells caused by damp
  6. They do not over fill or spill out, can be left for years
  7. They are easily disposed of once full

One Damp Stick will be sufficient in a 32 cubic meter space in normal conditions

Personnel Door

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910mm x 2065mm Steel Personnel Security Door

Kirncroft steel security doors are the ideal solution for a wide range of applications in which security, quality and cost are all essential requirements.

Standard Features

  • 10-point locking system
  • 5 pin anti-drill Euro profile cylinder
  • Stainless steel lever handles
  • Anti-jemmy studs
  • Stainless steel “anti-knockout” hinges
  • Stainless steel threshold
  • Weatherproof locking bolt grommett
  • Weatherproof rubber seal system

Window with Shutter

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Kirncroft anti-vandal steel window shutters offer a high level of security for anti-vandal modular building applications. The steel shutters are manufactured and designed to the same high-quality standards as our steel doors. As with all Kirncroft products our shutters benefit from our belief in continuous development and a high specification in terms of materials and fittings

  • Heavy duty flush mounted alloy finger bolts with galvanized steel locking bolts
  • Stainless steel “anti-knockout” hinges
  • Hand grips
  • Anti-jemmy studs
  • Drainage caps
  • Outer frame measurement = w1060mm x h1035mm
  • Door leaf width = 470mm
  • Frame depth = 80mm

Security Padlock

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The CISA75 Container Padlock is ideal for use with container lock boxes. This padlock is also suitable for use on security gates, warehouses etc. Comes with 3 keys in total, additional keys can be added below. The CISA75 padlock has a solid, hardened steel body and a solid, hardened steel shackle providing excellent protection against attack and the elements. This lock has an anti-pick and anti-drill keyway as well as an anti-saw shackle.

Dimensions: 61H x 75W x 28D mm
Shackle: 12mm

If you are buying multiple locks, you should be aware of the following:

This lock is available in three different pinning varieties:

  1. Keyed Differ (All locks have their own individual keys)
  2. Keyed Alike (All locks will work to the same key. The set will be supplied with 2 keys in total)
  3. Master Keyed (All locks have their own individual keys, but the set will also be provided with an overriding master key that can open all locks in your set)

Painting Service

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Universal offer a wide range of products and services in order to meet with your container requirements. Whether this be fully repainting a container, applying specialised products such as reflective paint, two/three tone colours, or simply providing a small pot of paint to touch up the container, we will do our very best to ensure the container is exactly how you want it.

If you are looking to have work done to the exterior of your container then Universal Container Services Ltd would be happy to help. With just one coat of paint you can turn a old tired unit into something with a new lease of life improving its cosmetics and protecting the outer-shell from the elements. Our heavy duty specialised container paints are perfect for applying to the walls of your container and staying there throughout the hardest of winters.

We have a huge selection of colours to choose from and would be happy to accommodate if you require a shade we are not currently offering! If you did require a specific colour, please let one of our team know and they would be more than happy to confirm if it would be possible.

CSC Plating and Inspection

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New ISO containers have valid CSC for 5 years from the date of production. After this period there are 2 schemes to maintain CSC validity and to ensure containers are in safe and usable condition.

PES – Periodic Examination Scheme

Containers can be updated for a maximum of 30 months after inspection provided that the container’s condition meets with the requirements for continued safe use. The CSC plate is typically updated with a sticker showing the next latest re-inspection date (Month/Year).

ACEP – Automatic Continuous Examination ProgramAs the name suggests this infers that containers are inspected on an on-going basis. As ACEP belongs to the owner, containers which are sold (by the original owner) are supposed to be either updated with the ACEP approval number of the new owner or by PES sticker as above.

Staircase and Landing

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Universal Container Services Ltd. now offer a comprehensive range of made-to-measure shipping container staircases & landings. With each customer potentially having a different requirement we thought it was essential that custom built staircases were an option for us to offer.

When containers have been stacked, and access is required on upper levels, container staircases can always be fabricated and installed to provide safe access. These staircases are used with multi-storey conversions such as offices, canteens and exhibition stands. Available in a wide range of sizes, styles and colours, our staircases can be fabricated to meet your specific requirements.

Racking for Containers

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Shipping container racking and shelving is ideal for tidying up storage containers and for getting the most from your available space. With many options available timber racking or even full steel racking to take extreme weight. These shelving units can come in a huge range of custom size options. Please see below options Universal offer for racking and shelving, if there is something not stated below please call and speak to one of our team

  • Steel or Timber racking for containers
  • High quality, heavy duty construction
  • Huge range of custom sizes and depth options
  • Each shelf can be made to carry your requested weight
  • Suitable for most environments & temperatures
  • Adjustable shelves – on some options
  • High quality paint finish

Comes in your choice of colours and shelf options

CAD Service

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Our CAD service can help you plan your project and make sure every part of the build is planned for. This service is chargeable on an hourly fee, however should your project go through to build stage, we will arrange a discount based on your CAD spend.

Should you wish for further information on the CAD design process please give our professional CAD team a call on 0161 775 3217

Electrics for Containers

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Universal Container Services Ltd. Offer a wide range of bespoke electrical installations with our own in house fully qualified electricians on site, we offer many option as seen below and should you need to discuss your own bespoke needs please call our team today – 0161 775 3217

  1. Lighting – Standard Florescent, LED, Water Proof, Solar Powered
  2. Heating – Standard Convector, Oil Filled, Tubular, Forced Convection
  3. Latest 17th edition approved consumer units, Single/3Phase
  4. Sockets – Standard Domestics, Double/Single, Industrial, any finish
  5. Sub surface electrics / Surface mounted
  6. Standard External Rotary Isolator, Appliance inlet
  7. ATEX Approved / DSEAR Approved / Zone1 / Zone2 Installations
  8. Air Conditioning units installed to your specification
  9. On-site or off-site work carried out

Container MOT Option

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Why not put your mind at ease and sign up for our annual Mot / emergency service to your new and used container, for a minimum fee of £120+vat* per annum.

The service includes the below:

  • Mobile Engineer call out to site
  • Lubricating and easing of the container doors
  • Refastening and securing any loose door seals
  • Relevelling of the container to make easier door opening
  • Checking over the container and advise on how to keep the container properly maintained.

* Please note: £120+vat within 30 mile radius, £160+vat up to 50 miles, cost is per container/multiples POA.

Lock Box

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Damp and Condensation Control within Shipping Containers.

Universal lockbox design restricts access to the padlock itself with tools. Heat treated 4mm steel offers a cut resistant and highly corrosion resistant surface. The lockbox shroud and lock can be supplied welded to the container or separately with full instructions for self -installation.

Features:

  1. Slimline Lockbox, Large Lockbox, Medium Lockbox
  2. Perfect for securing containers used for storage
  3. Heavy duty, high security
  4. Tamper proof criminal deterrent
  5. Resistant to corrosion
  6. Easy to use
  7. Neat appearance
  8. No Maintenance

The Padlock we suggest to use due to its high level of security is a CISA-75

Graffo Therm

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Damp and Condensation Control within Shipping Containers.

Graffo Therm condensation prevention spray is a biological product that once sprayed onto the roof combats condensation build up within the container, solving the condensation issue.

Why Choose a Graffo Therm?

  1. Once dry it’s an efficient thermal insulation, although it won’t help heat loss
  2. 1.5mm coating can absorb and control dripping up to 1.0 liters per m2
  3. Graffo Therm has a proven absorption level
  4. Its light grey color provides attractive textured finish, with excellent light reflection
  5. Reduces the effect of reverberating noise from steel sheets
  6. Dramatically reduces noise from wind & rain
  7. It can prevent musty smells caused by damp

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