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Pallet rack can be a daunting material handling topic. So we have designed this resource site to help you better understand what pallet rack is, how it is installed, the various types and components, as well as accessories and related products.  On this site you can ask a question and get answers from our pallet jack guru. You can get a free consult from our amazing pallet rack experts. We can even help you procure pallet rack and related material handling equipment using our online store. Need installation help? We can do that too.

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Avoiding Warehouse Catastrophe: A Guide to Secure Storage Rack Systems

With warehouse and shipping logistics becoming a billion-dollar industry, there’s more of a need than ever to have warehouse space that’s properly designed. A warehouse and its storage rack systems ensure that products are safe and secure and ready when you need them. If warehouse rack systems are poorly installed, it could lead to major issues […]

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Guide to a Selective Pallet Racking System

Guide to a Selective Pallet Racking System

Are you preparing to build a new warehouse racking system, or upgrade an existing one? Either way, you’ll have plenty of solutions to choose from.  If you want to keep things simple, start with the most popular option. The most common pallet storage racking type in the world is a selective pallet racking system. This is an affordable […]

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What tools do I need to install pallet rack?

There are some standard tools you’ll need to install a basic pallet rack setup. They include the following: Basic Pallet Rack Installation Tools Tape Measure: Most businesses or households have one these. Most people have used one. This affordable measuring tool is a long tape made of fabric or metal that has incremental measurements marked […]

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What is cantilever rack?

Image above courtesy of Hannibal Industries Cantilever rack is a racking system designed for storage of long, bulky, or awkward products such as rolls of carpet rolls, lumber, pipes and tubes, and other long format materials. Unlike any general purpose rack systems, cantilever racks do not have any vertical obstructions in the storage area of […]

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What is pallet racking?

Definition: Pallet racking Pallet racking or pallet rack or simply just “racking” is a steel structure built from two or more upright frames, beams, and connectors. Racking is welded, bolted or clipped together. It is used to supporting inventory in storage in a warehouse and is considered mission critical equipment in materials handling and warehouse […]

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Pallet rack system components

Here are the key components of a pallet rack system, including a definition of terms: Anchor Bolt: Anchor bolts are inserted through ta baseplate’s holes to attach the column to a concrete floor. Base Plate: A metal plate attached (usually welded) to the bottom of racking frame columns. This anchors the rack system to the […]

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Standard adjustable pallet rack: Definitions

Definitions for standard adjustable pallet rack Terminology as it pertains to standard adjustable pallet rack. See the definitions of key components below as illustrated in this exploded view of standard adjustable pallet rack. Chipboard cladding – Chipboard sheets that act as a horizontal floor on a pallet rack bay. Chipboard support beams – These appliances […]

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