Using Pallet Racking System To Increase The Storage Space Of The Warehouse

By Soko Directory Team / Published December 29, 2020 | 2:49 pm





A pallet rack is a storage aid system that is used for material handling. It is created to store items on pallets. The pallet racking mechanism is very beneficial, particularly for warehouses, as it allows the owners to keep all the material conveniently.

Managing storage is essential because it allows you to utilize space efficiently. The following are some other benefits of using the pallet racking system:-

  1. The storage systems have several racks that are installed over each other. Thus the company can get additional ground space, which can be used for other purposes.
  2. The pallet racks system also increases employee efficiency and productivity since the racks are used to organize goods, which makes it easier and quicker to retrieve them.
  3. The pallet racking system is very stable, making it perfect for storing different types of goods regardless of their weight and dimensions.
  4. The pallet racking system makes the organizations of the goods a lot easier, and thus it reduces the risk of accidents causing a safe working environment for the employees.
  5. Without the pallet racking system, a company would need more storage space, thus also costing a lot more

The success of a business depends on the company’s ability to meet customer demands. Thus, in order to meet the demands and to stay competitive in the market, you need a system that is well-designed and efficient.

Used pallet racking systems

If you are considering loading your warehouse with the pallet racking system but don’t have adequate funds, then you might want to consider used pallet racking for sale.

Used pallet racking and shelves are readily available, and they can be acquired in the best condition. You can also find all the brands and sizes; thus, it is an affordable way of getting the system installed.

Although the pallets might not be entirely new, they can get the job done competently. You might find products that are a bit scratched or have minor scratches from previous use. However, the condition doesn’t affect the functionality of the products.

The major benefit of having a used racking system is reduced costs. You don’t have to invest large amounts of money in buying new products for your warehouse. You can easily find operational products and in various dimensions according to your requirements.

The following are some of the product features:-

Dimensions

Pallet racking comprises of two components, the beam, and the frames. The beam comes in various dimensions. It includes

  • One pallet wide – 1372 mm
  • Two pallets wide – 2590mm
  • Three pallets wide – 3658mm

When you are choosing the racks for your warehouse, it’s crucial to select the right dimensions.

Weight capacity

Pallet racking has various load-bearing capacities. There are multiple factors involved that impact weight capacity. Usually, the general weight limit is around 500 kgs – 1800 kgs. However, for safety purposes, it’s essential to stay within the recommended weight limit.

Installation

The pallet racking system is bolted to the floor. It has two fixings at each base plate, which are required or four fixings for every frame. It’s essential to bolt the racks to the floor to ensure the safety of the workers.





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