20ft Shipping container dimensions and weights

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With the initial assessment on home designs done with shipping containers as well as assessing the best methods of either interior or exterior cladding done. I then thought but how many people actually know the dimensions of a shipping container? Because no point ordering one if it won’t fit in the place your looking to put it.. so here is the information on internal,external and weight limits of a 20ft shipping container.

20 Foot Container Specifications:

External Dimensions Internal Dimensions Operating Weights (lb)

Length: 20′                 Length: 19′-4″                 Max Gross:    52,910
Width: 8′                   Width: 7′-8″                   Max Payload: 47,895
Height: 8′-6″               Height: 7′-9″                   Tare: 5,015

Internal Capacity: 1,166 Cubic Feet