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Uses of pressostatic structures


Having delved into the origins and characteristics of a pressure structure, we now review what are, to date, the major uses of pressostatic structures.

As we have seen, pressure structures, like on the other hand several developments in technology and industry, originated in the military.

In fact, even today inside many barracks, various spaces such as warehouses, places used for vehicle and weapons maintenance, tool sheds or any mobile hospitals are penumatic constructions.

However, in the present day, military application is not the main area of use of pressostatic structures, which are well exploited for commercial purposes with very satisfactory results.

The advantages of these solutions are mainly the low initial investment costs and the ability to completely remove pressostatic covers if they are no longer needed.

Here are the current uses of pressostatic structures:


  • Pressure structures for warehouses

Just as in the military, in industry, particularly food industry, permanent indoor warehouses have never been an advantage for companies, both because space requirements can change over time and because the demand for goods is not constant.

In addition, if you decide to rent a storage facility, it is often located far away from your business premises, which can be an obstacle to rehousing stock.

Here is where a pressostatic structure may be the right answer to remedy this problem, precisely because of the possibility of changing its volume and location over time according to business needs.


  • Pressostatic structures for industry

Manufacturing and agricultural industries are also subject to production flexibility.

In the former case, pressostatic structures may be the most suitable solution to meet rapid production expansion demands.

In the case of the agricultural production, a pressostructure can also come to the aid of making fertile land by nature unsuitable for cultivation, through the creation of an artificial environment consisting of large expanses of sand and gravel covered with pneumatic structures in which a computerized system provides an ideal environment for vegetation growth.

In addition, for many manufacturing processes, such as in food or electronics, strict control of the environment, which must be free of dust and maintain high levels of hygiene at all times, is essential. Pressostructures are those that more than any other type of roofing allow each space to be controlled within precise and defined limits.


  • Pressure structures in construction

In the construction industry, pressostatic structures allow for very significant applications, especially during building construction.

In countries with very cold weather conditions, for example, construction involves additional costs due to the inability to work on bad weather days and the need to heat rooms and protect materials from the cold.

A pressostatic cover allows workers to work in comfortable environments at all times with a significant economic benefit.


  • Sports pressostatic structures

However, the largest application of pressure structures is still sports-related, to which more than 70 percent of all pneumatic structures built can be attributed.

In particular, the largest percentage of use of the pressure structures in the sports sector is that related to the coverage of tennis and padel courts, followed by swimming pools, bowling alleys, riding arenas, volleyball, basketball, and soccer fields, skating rinks, and school gyms.


  • Social and recreational uses of pressure vessels

Another expanding application of pressure structures is for exhibition and aquapark use and, in some countries of the world such as the USA, traveling evangelical churches.

Spaces that require immission control, such as biogas membranes and open landfill cover, also find ample benefit from the use of pressostatic structures.




In summary, where there is a need for quick, low-cost coverage where there are seasonal or itinerant needs, as well as when there is a need to be able to have quick removal, pneumatic coverage is undoubtedly the most appropriate solution.

Canobbio Textile has always been a leader in the field of sports covers.

Professionalism, expertise and a focus on customer satisfaction while maintaining high quality standards of manufactured goods have always characterized the textile company in northern Italy.

Among the sports pressures made by Canobbio Textile are numerous soccer fields, padel, basketball, volleyball, tennis, golf, and even swimming pools.

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