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FAQS TO TEMPORARY BUILDINGS

FAQs on HALTEC BASIC halls. Can't find your question? Please contact us directly in this case if you need any further information. Your HALTEC contact partner is waiting for your call!

Delivery & Assembly

What type of subsurface is required?

BASIC halls can be mounted on many types of existing subsurface, such as paving, asphalt or compressed gravel. If you already have a concrete surface or if the planning permission specifies that a foundation is necessary, the hall will be secured with dowels.

What's the cheapest means of anchoring?

Ground pegs. The hall's supporting columns are secured using steel anchors hammered straight into the existing ground surface. You save yourself the costly business of digging foundations. When the hall is removed, this also guarantees that there is virtually no trace that it was ever there, which is especially appealing if renting the hall. For substrates that will not take pegs or dowel fixings, HALTEC BASIC offers anchoring-free alternatives such as ballasting.

Can you assemble HALTEC halls without anchoring?

Yes! You can, with HALTEC! For substrates that will not take pegs or dowel fixings, HALTEC offers anchor-free ballasting options. The hall is secured to the ground using concrete weights. We are happy to advise you on the various options.

Equipment & accessories

How durable is the PVC tarpaulin material?

The PVC coated high density fabrics are extremely robust and have proved their worth during constant application for decades. Depending on weather and demand, they can last for many years. If a tarpaulin is damaged in rough everyday working conditions, it can easily be repaired on site or simply replaced.

What materials are used to construct BASIC halls?

Halls are constructed from either aluminium or steel. Using our "six dimensions for gaining space" concept, we will find the best type of construction for you. We will also find the right covering and protection class.

How is the floor connection designed?

HALTEC offers a variety of standard floor connections. Depending on the use and customer requirements, we can also customise your floor connections.

Does HALTEC provide heaters?

Yes! We offer mobile and stationary heating units, delivering the perfect room temperature. These heaters can be placed or mounted inside or outside the hall system.

Does HALTEC also offer lighting?

We are happy to provide exterior and interior lighting, with a variety of different options available. Our lighting is also available with energy-saving LED technology.

Are my goods protected against condensed water?

Yes! Protection class no. 3 — protected against condensed water — ensures that the relevant requirements are met. On cold halls with a tarpaulin roof, extra interior tarpaulins draw the condensation outside, protecting your goods from dripping water. By using trapezoidal profiles as roof panelling, an optional fleece coating absorbs any moisture.

Can you install a solar or photovoltaic system on the hall roof?

Yes! Using a special structural engineering technique on HALTEC's steel buildings, we can provide for these systems.

Financing

Can I also rent BASIC halls?

Of course, you can rent all our halls. HALTEC even offers this service for steel buildings that have been individually designed. This enables you to safeguard your liquidity and stay flexible both spatially and financially.

Is it also possible to rent steel buildings?

Yes! We usually offer rentals for periods of 12 months or more. This enables you to safeguard your liquidity and stay flexible both spatially and financially. Shorter rental periods are also possible at any time if required.

Does HALTEC also offer used halls?

Yes! We have a selection of used BASIC and SELECT halls in stock, available for rent or purchase at affordable prices.

General questions

Do steel buildings have fixed grid dimensions?

BASIC steel buildings come in a standard 5-m grid. SELECT steel buildings are also available with variable dimensions depending on the structural requirements in addition to the 5-m standard grid.

What is a temporary building?

A temporary building differs from storage marquees in terms of its outer materials and therefore its heat insulation capacity. The lower protection classes have the lowest heat insulation with a single tarpaulin roof and trapezoidal profiles in the walls. Sandwich panels can also provide higher cold and heat protection in the higher protection classes. A temporary building can also be anchored using ground pegs without complex groundwork.

What is the difference between the BASIC and SELECT range?

BASIC halls consist either of an aluminium or steel structure. HALTEC BASIC is based heavily on a standardised, economical modular system and offers exactly the flexibility that today's demands require. This ensures short delivery and installation times and creates more space for both temporary and permanent use. SELECT halls are modular, individually designed steel buildings. HALTEC SELECT represents individuality and choice. SELECT aims to meet your exact space requirements to give you more space, every time.

Do you have mobile halls?

Yes! There are a several mobile versions in the HALTEC BASIC range. These are best suited as protection for temporary construction sites and installations, as well as pit canopies.

What is the difference between the Aluflex and Stahlflex range?

Aluflex halls consist of an aluminium structure with steel joints. They can be secured into foundations using dowel anchors, but are usually fixed with pegs nailed directly into the substrate. Aluflex halls are produced in an efficient modular design, meaning HALTEC can provide consistently high quality at reasonable prices.

Steelflex halls are steel structures using IPE steel beams, usually secured to foundations using dowels. All Steelflex halls can be anchored using pegs. HALTEC designs made-to-measure customised steel buildings. Because of the high number of identical parts with a Steelflex design, you are guaranteed high quality as well as reasonable prices. The high degree of prefabrication and sophisticated joints make our steel constructions a particularly economical solution.

Our Aluflex and Steelflex halls are available for rent or purchase.

How does HALTEC protect its products from corrosion?

HALTEC uses hot-dip galvanised steel parts. Galvanising offers extremely long-lasting corrosion protection, with protection typically lasting a number of decades. There is no need for maintenance work in this time; unlike with other corrosion protection systems like primers and paints. Crane girders in our SELECT hall range usually have a paint-based coating. If there are particular fire protection requirements with respect to the supporting structure, SELECT halls can be delivered with a special fire protection coating.

How many halls has HALTEC set up so far?

When it comes to gaining space with hall systems, HALTEC is the expert. As an experienced hall manufacturer with over 5,000 completed projects in over 50 countries, HALTEC has the skills required to determine and map your exact space requirements.

What's the difference between H-hall constructions and L-hall constructions when it comes to steel buildings?

H-hall constructions are a more simple solution for small to mid-sized halls. The main profiles are made from IPE-steel beams with purlins and wall framework made of hollow profiles mounted between the main frame. The H-hall construction maximises the usable space inside the hall — giving you as much added space as possible. With the high degree of standardised components, delivery and installation times are very short.

Choose the L-hall construction for large, complex halls with higher load requirements. The main profiles are made from IPE-steel beams with purlins and wall framework made of lightweight profiles fixed to the outside of the main frame.

Statics & Planning permission

Do I need planning permission?

This depends on the type of hall, service life, the way it is fixed and local requirements. Apart from submitting an Inspection Book, no other significant formalities are required in most cases for temporary usage. If the hall is to have a longer service life, ask your local planning authority if you need to get planning permission. Please contact us for assistance.

Is it possible to have a permanently assembled hall?

You can of course have all BASIC halls assembled permanently. For this purpose, we provide statics with loads as per DIN EN 1991 for permanent buildings. In this case however, you would usually  require standard planning permission.

Are BASIC halls snowproof and stormproof?

Yes! One of the first things we do is clarify what snow and wind loads are required for your installation site. This way, we always provide you with a quote which takes into account the conditions at your site. Hall classifications with loads as per DIN EN 13782 are for instance designed to withstand snow loads of 0.25-3.50 kN/m² (on the ground) and at least wind strength 9.

Can HALTEC help me obtain planning permission?

BASIC halls can usually be assembled as "temporary structures" without much red-tape. Your local planning office can give you details on whether a planning application is required in your specific case. We would be happy to provide you with a TÜV-approved structural analysis or an Inspection Book. Fixed buildings are usually subject to planning permission, with an application submitted by the client's architect. However, HALTEC is happy to provide this service. As well as an official statics calculation, HALTEC will provide the hall drawings. These documents are examined by a structural test engineer before the planning application is submitted. HALTEC will also give you detailed advice in your dealings with planning officers.

Do these structures need foundations?

With permission from your local planning office, HALTEC halls can be assembled using pegs instead of foundations.

What is DIN EN 13782?

DIN EN 13782 is the European standard for temporary structures and marquees. It regulates structural calculation principles and defines benchmarks such as the anticipated loads (e.g. wind and snow loads) that can affect a building. This helps the structural engineer to design the individual structural sections of the frame strong enough to withstand the occurring loads. As well as DIN EN 13782, stationary structures are also subject to DIN EN 1991, which takes higher load assumptions as the basis for calculation. HALTEC's aluminium and steel constructions are structurally approved according to both DIN EN 13782 and DIN EN 1991.

What is a "temporary structure"?

Temporary structures are structural units that are suitable and intended to be repeatedly set up and taken down in different places. By its very definition, a temporary structure is never permanently fixed to a single site; it is secured to the ground using pegs with no need for foundations. Storage marquees and temporary buildings offer the advantage of a much simpler planning permission process. Set up for short-term use — usually 3 months — this type of hall can be assembled as a "temporary structure". In this case, the client only has a duty to notify the planning office; no approval is required. HALTEC also supplies an "Inspection Book". In the case of longer-term assemblies, your planning office will be able to tell you if you are required to apply for standard building permission. As well as pegs, you can of course use different fixings, such as heavy-duty dowels on existing groundwork.