Things To Consider In Pallet Racking System
Posted on November 26, 2018 | By Ailin Ontiveros
In the industry that handles the material storage. There are many things which needs to be managed. Some things are very fancy and are exciting to perform but not all the parts are equally exciting but yet these are equally important and among the less exciting things is the pallet racking systems in Melbourne. However, with comparison to a lot of other components that make up the handling systems the rack part is considered to be the one that is simple and easy to perform and to some extent this is true. But it may not be as easy as it seems there are some aspects of this racking systems which needs serious attention and can cause a lot more damage. Due to this very reason this piece of the puzzle cannot be ignored and cannot be given less attention. The company needs to give it proper time for its proper functioning. However, there are three elements that are considered to be major.
The foremost thing is the product that will be stored in the racks. It must be pre analyzed that what is the size and how much is the weight of the product. Since racks are designed to support predefined weight. Therefore, the weight must not be increased in such a way that it increases the cost of the rack. Then there comes the type of the pallet. With the increasing market of the pallets there have been introduced many types and it is not right to say that there is a standard pallet the pallet used for US market is made of wood and its width is fixed that is 40 by 48 and entry is free from all four sides. The product must be according to the pallet width so that the product does not hang from the boundaries of the product.
After the product there is a physical site consideration which includes many factors such as the flooring, safety measures from fire, sprinklers, separations and some specific elements for building. If talking about the floors, then it is considered that which kind of floor is able to hold or bear the weight of the racks. The wood floors are usually not very strong as compared to the concrete floors. Therefore, it must be taken in account that which floor is required and which is not.
Then there comes the design of pallet racking system. There are three components in the racking system the first one is two vertical columns then there are beams designed horizontally and finally there comes the connection supports.