How to Calculate the Overall Length of a Row of Pallet Rack or Bulk Rack?

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Here’s how to calculate the total length of a row of pallet rack or bulk rack (FastRak). You will need to consider the following factors: Number of upright frames: First, determine the number of upright frames in the row. Each column of the pallet rack upright frame is 3” wide and the FastRak upright frame is 2”. Bay opening: Next, determine the size of each pay opening. This is easy to calculate because our pallet rack beams are available to provide either 8’, 9’, 10’ or 12’ openings and our FastRak beams are available in 2’, 3’, 4’, 6’ or...

Benefits of Black Wire Shelving for Your Business

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For businesses looking to maximize storage space and organization, black wire shelving is a practical and cost-effective solution. Our black wire shelving is made of steel wire that has been coated in a durable black powder coated finish, making it an appealing and functional option for a variety of business settings. Here are a few of the advantages of black wire shelving: Versatile - Black wire shelving can be used in a variety of settings, such as retail stores, warehouses, and offices. Wire shelving is great for storing all types of product such as boxes, bins, and other small items....

R-Mark Certification: What it is and Why it Matters

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R-Mark Certification was created by the RMI, Rack Manufacturers Institute, to provide baseline specifications for pallet rack.  R-Mark certified pallet rack must be in compliance with a specific set of specifications per RMI’s ANSI MH16.1-2012: Specification for the Design, Testing and Utilization of Industrial Steel Storage Racks. How to Obtain a R-Mark Certification: Earning an R-Mark Certification means meeting a number of different requirements. First, the product must pass meticulous testing completed by two independent engineers. Both engineers must have ample experience and be registered in the United States. Testing is performed and capacities are calculated based on ANSI MH16.1-2012. ...

Why Wire Shelving is Ideal for Tech Companies

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From retail to food service, you can find wire shelving across a wide range of industries. It is easy to see why, wire shelving offers numerous benefits compared with other commercial and industrial shelving types. The tech industry is one vertical that is often overlooked regarding wire shelving. So why is wire shelving such a good shelving choice for technology companies? Plenty of reasons. Read on to learn more! When it comes to commercial and industrial shelving, there are several different options. But most are built for heavier-duty applications such as what is found in warehouse environments. Wire shelving is...

Why Powder Coating Matters

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When it comes to industrial products, including industrial shelving, the term “powder coated” or “powder coating” is often used. Products with a powder coating can cost a little more than those without a powder coating, but is it worth the additional expense? Let’s explore powder coating and why it is frequently used for industrial applications such as industrial shelving.   What is Powder Coating? Powder coating is a process where several ingredients, including resins and polymers, are mixed, melted down, and ground into a powder. After the powder state is achieved, a unique process called electrostatic spray deposition is used...

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