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Creating a Safe and Organized Workspace: The Importance of Pallet Rack Safety

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A safe and organized workspace is paramount for any business to ensure the well-being of its employees, protect valuable inventory, and maintain efficient operations. Pallet racks play a crucial role in warehouses and storage facilities by maximizing space and facilitating smooth material handling. However, without proper safety measures, pallet rack systems can pose significant hazards. In this blog, we will explore the importance of pallet rack safety and the steps businesses can take to create a safe and organized workspace. Preventing Accidents and Injuries: Safety should be the top priority in any workspace, especially in warehouses where heavy loads are...

Bulk Shelving vs. Pallet Rack: Which Storage Solution is Right for You?

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Choosing the right storage solution for your business is crucial to ensure efficient organization, easy access to inventory, and maximum space utilization. Two popular options that often come into consideration are bulk shelving and pallet rack systems. While both offer distinct advantages, they cater to different storage needs. In this blog, we'll explore the key differences between bulk shelving and pallet racks, helping you determine which solution is the best fit for your business requirements. Bulk Shelving: Bulk shelving, also known as wide-span shelving or long-span shelving, is designed to store large and heavy items that are too big for...

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...

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