Many accessories are also provided for the pallet rack frame

The most common use for shimmers is for the cross wing and the lower surface of the wing. The Rack Manufacturing Institute provides recommendations for the use of multiple shim packs, which often require welding the shims and anchoring the shims as part of the overall rack anchoring. Click here to understand the detail of the accessories of the products.

The forklift, cent-leg and set fuselage are designed to minimize damage while minimizing damage from commons. The front leg of the rack is stretched to half the depth of the rack. While this reduces the damage caused by the forklift, the components are expensive for the engineer.

Like the Kent-Leg purpose, the slant-back also reduces damage to the rack caused by the forklift. This design tilts the front post almost to the rear while the base vert on the floor also provides stability. Slant-rear columns allow better manoeuvring by the forklift in the cum select and drive-in racks. View here to know more.

Here are some of them:

  • Row spacers: Used when the pallet racking is placed backwards. Row spacers provide extra strength and support for the rack. Spacers also provide the necessary grip space for fire and building code compliance.
  • Column Guards: Sometimes called post protectors, these components protect the posts from forklift damage. The placement of column guards is usually at the end of the pallet rack rows where most forklift traffic takes place. However, you can definitely use it wherever you need it.

The column guards are often mounted on the floor, although the vert of some racks also bolts to the posts. Having a good understanding of the uses and types of components that make up your rack system can save you a headache when repairing and choosing a new rack.

The growing trend of warehousing follows this philosophy. E-commerce is turning the industry on its head by changing everything in geographic preferences with the use of Mercer Warehouse Equipments. E-commerce looks at warehousing from a completely different perspective. The main focus has shifted from warehousing to the final mile of distribution in the supply chain. Sure, the need for storage racking remains but the way racking is used is changing with the rigorous industrial load of customer-centric e-commerce.

These changes have interesting effects that affect the building, its location and content management tools. The average person comparing a warehouse built in the 1980s to a warehouse built today might see a slight difference. Some would say the new warehouse is bigger.