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Super Sized Storage - 45' High Cube Containers

04.08.2013 - Posted by Updated On 04.08.2013    

45’ high cube shipping containers are a great value based on their size and cost, the only difficult part can be finding them.  45’ high cubes are a problem for some ports because most offloading equipment is geared to handle containers no greater than 40’, thereby limiting the locations that these containers can be unloaded from the ship.

45’ Dimensions and Weight

All 45’ containers are high cubes, making them 45’ long, 9’ 6” tall and 8’ wide.  Unloaded, they weight roughly 9,800 lbs. and have a maximum payload of nearly 63,000 lbs.

45’ high cubes are manufactured from 16 gauge steel panels and the flooring is 1 1/8” thick marine grade plywood.

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  Dimensions Internal Capacity Tare Weight  
40' standard container 40' x 8' x 8'6" 2720 cubic feet 5820 lbs. Check Pricing
40' high cube container 40' x 8' x 9'6" 3040 cubic feet 6636 lbs. Check Pricing
45' high cube container 45' x 8' x 9'6" 3420 cubic feet 9,800 lbs. Check Pricing

45’ High Cube Usage

45’ high cube containers are used in shipping for furniture, and other large volume, light products such as clothing. Once sold out of the shipping line’s fleet, 45’ high cubes are commonly used for residential and commercial storage, and popular for modular housing projects.

45’ High Cube Inventory

Sellers on ContainerAuction.com currently have 45’ high cubes available in Jacksonville, Florida and Chicago, Illinois, and these containers can be delivered throughout the United States.  If you have questions about these containers or would like a delivery quote please contact the seller and they’ll get back to you within 24 hours.



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