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The Secret of Heavy duty shelving


Heavy-duty metal shelving units

As an essential component of many modern warehouses, distribution centers and manufacturing facilities, heavy-duty metal shelving units can also provide storage solutions for offices and retail stores. As a storage system, shelving differs from racking in that it is designed to store relatively small, lightweight objects that fall onto the beams of traditional racking systems.

One of the forms of shelving solutions that are commonly used in different forms of industries and storage sectors is the heavy duty shelving. It is a versatile shelving solution as it caters to a range of requirements.


The uniqueness of heavy duty shelving

Heavy duty shelving caters to a range of goods and products that can be classified according to their weight from medium to heavy. Goods can be palletized or non-palletized, but it does not matter for heavy duty shelving as they are well suited for all these types of materials.

Design perspective

The design of heavy duty shelving can generally be customized to suit the loading requirements. Configuration and design may vary depending on the type of merchandise or product to be stored on the shelves.

While the original structure is forged from beams and uprights, the loads are correctly distributed throughout the structure. Other materials may even exist, such as wire mesh, perforated steel or wood panels, to enhance the load-bearing capacity of heavy-duty shelving.

Multi-level shelving is another system that can be used in conjunction with heavy-duty shelving. These increase accessibility to higher storage levels in heavy duty racking by employing manways, stacking cranes and even forklifts.

Benefits of using heavy duty shelving.

Heavy duty shelving is one of the most amazing processes employed in shelving and racking solutions. It has many advantages associated with it, namely.

The extensive use of narrow spaces and the height of warehouses or other facilities that are not normally used. This eliminates the need for space for a larger number of storage solutions, thus improving the quality of warehouse operations. As a result, the above factors reduce the effective cost of various storage requirements.

Heavy-duty shelving facilitates storage and picking. Picking actually facilitates starting from the lower levels containing non-palletized goods, while it is common to store or deposit or store palletized goods on the higher levels of shelving. Picking can be accomplished using manual labor, while storage and related functions are performed using mechanized equipment.

Heavy-duty racks are very durable and can withstand huge loads. Often, they are customized using accessories to increase their load carrying capacity or other attributes to improve their overall racking performance.

Heavy duty shelving is adaptable and can be adjusted to various load conditions.

Although they are very robust, heavy-duty shelving can be easily reconfigured. They can be disassembled and reassembled seamlessly.

Heavy duty shelving has the option to be relocated to different locations or sections of the same warehouse depending on specific。

Choosing the right heavy-duty metal shelving units for your warehouse

At Spieth, we offer a variety of heavy-duty metal shelving units to optimize storage in your facility. Contact us at spieth12@spiethstorage.com and our design team can work with you to create a custom shelving solution for your warehouse storage needs.

Further Reading:

Selecting the right pallet racking system for your business

Everything you might be interested in knowing about heavy-duty cantilever racking systems

The important role of wire for wire container storage cages

Industrial racking system: Heavy duty racking

Recommended for very narrow aisle (VNA) systems

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