Pallet rack is a form of storage that uses steel beams to hold pallets or large and heavy products. There are many kinds of pallet rack but this is the most common. It allows the maximum number of facings pallets and it’s cheaper.
The bolt together design provides a lower cost because the components can be easily replaced, verses the traditional welded uprights which require replacement of the entire upright.
Pallet Racks are designed to be used with a forklift (or other hydraulic or electrical lift) or for heavy duty hand stacking. Pallet rack is not just limited to pallets, it can store: furniture, carpets, boxes, and bulk.
Regular-Duty vs. Heavy Duty Pallet Rack
Regular duty uprights are constructed of 16-gauge steel and provide 16,100 lbs. capacity per upright. The heavy-duty uprights feature a 23,300 lbs. capacity from 14-gauge steel (regular and heavy duty capacities are based upon a maximum shelf spacing of 36”). Our regular-duty and heavy-duty pallet rack now feature 3” x 3” columns and 5” x 8” seismic base plates.
Quick and Easy to Customize or Reconfigure
This teardrop, clip together pallet rack makes customization and expansions quick and easy. Other types of pallet rack require you to replace the entire upright, but our design keeps things simple and less costly by letting you customize each part. The beams of this pallet rack feature safety clips which are simple to install; just simply lift the clip and pull the beam up. In the unlikely event, this it allows for easy replacement in case of damage, because you can replace just that one part. Pallet rack is designed to be used with forklifts, scissor lifts, or hand stacking.
Return on Investment: More Storage, Less Expensive
Pallet rack can expand storage capacity, giving you the ability to store more in less space. With its inexpensive cost, you can save money and free up valuable space for other revenue functions. Many of our pallet racks shelving systems will pay for themselves in lease savings alone!