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Pallet racking

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 components

Pallet Rack Components

Here is a rundown of key pallet rack components, including a definition of terms used in the material handling business. These industry terms are used by vendors of rack products like this one: http://store.warehouseiq.com. Anchor Bolt: Anchor bolts are inserted through the baseplate’s holes to attach the column to a concrete floor. Base Plate: A …

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standard adjustable pallet rack definitons

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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Forklift aisle widths

Forklift aisle widths: Dimensions for various forklifts

Different Forklifts Need Different Sized Aisles Every forklift needs room to maneuver.  Depending on the type of forklift, the aisle will be wider or narrower.  In this guide, we will walk you through the various forklift aisle widths required for each forklift type. If you are looking for our forklift aisle calculator, scroll to the …

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