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Heavy duty racking

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Heavy duty racking Systems are the solution to productive and safe workshop organisation. Systems can include, racking and shelving, for the storage requirements of a wide range of industries, garage and even the home.

The use of heavy duty storage equipment such as, steel stillage post pallets, industrial truck trolleys, bar sheet storage systems, shelving, can save time and money, and help utilise and maximise available floor space within the workshop. Most suppliers will also supply a wide range of storage bins and containers, and these are available in either plastic bins or even cardboard boxes. Other storage products can include, drive in pallet racking, mobile pallet racking, longspan racking systems, and column guards and protectors. Many products are supplied in kit form, and are easily erected.

Racking uses

Heavy duty racking is commonly employed for the storage of heavy and bulky items. It is designed to handle very heavy loads, and some racking systems can support up to 20 tonnes per level. Racking systems are also required for supporting very wide loads which cannot be stored on alternative racks because of the need for closer upright centres. Due to the design of racking, storage of very heavy items can be easily stored vertically, and this can help maximise floor space.

Racking can be supplied with optional extras such as, drum cradles, fork spacers, coil cradles, and timber or steel decking. This racking is available in a range of various colours, and galvanized products are available for outside use. Other types of racking can include, Special racking, Cantilever racking, Pigeon hole racking and Vertical racking.

The use of these heavy duty racking system can have the following benefits :

o Reduced labour costs
o Reduced stock picking times
o Optimised productivity
o Reduced inventory
o Warehouse floor-space utilized more efficiently

Design it to your needs

Some heavy duty racking systems come in kit form, and some may not even require bolting together. Boltless pallet racks assemble with snap together parts, and require no bolts clips or tools.

Other types of heavy storage systems may be specifically designed for a particular item or product, such as a grain storage steel silo.

Heavy duty cantilever racking is ideal for storing long items such as worktops, timber, sheet-boards, sheet-steel and pipes.

Archive racking is generally used with the appropriate storage boxes. These boxes may be strong heavy duty cardboard or plastic.

Heavy duty racking systems are widely used in many different industries and there are systems to suit almost any type of heavy storage requirements.