Cantilever Racks

What Is Cantilever Racking?

What Is Cantilever Racking?

Cantilever Racking Questions Answered When beginning a warehouse organization project, you must first establish which style of rack best suits your product and warehousing needs. Most businesses use some type of pallet racking, but pallet racks aren’t always the right solution. If you store piping, tubing, carpeting, lumber, or similar items that are difficult to…

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How Do I Know if I Need a Cantilever Rack?

Cantilever racks are useful storage systems, but they may not suit every business need. Here are some quick guidelines to help decide if you’ll benefit from this system. What Am I Storing? Cantilever racks are ideal for storing long, bulky items that don’t come in pallets. This includes lumber, piping, steel bars, tubing, or furniture.…

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What Cantilever Rack Accessories Will Improve My System?

Cantilever racking accessories accommodate special storage requirements within a cantilever racking design. Common types of cantilever rack accessories on the market are: Bolt-On Arm Lips Help keep product on cantilever arms. Lips are often removable and extend 2” above the arm. Lips are not intended to be load bearing. Bolt-On Pipe Sockets Install a vertical pipe into a…

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What are Common Capacities and Sizes of Cantilever Rack?

Cantilever racks have many different size and capacity options available for a wide range of storage needs. The most common sizes and capacities range from medium duty to extra heavy duty cantilever racks: Medium Duty Cantilever Racks Component Size Capacity single and double sided uprights 6-12′ height 3,300 – 16,200 lbs. straight and incline arms 12-48″…

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How Do I Design the Right Cantilever Rack System for My Operation?

In order to properly design a cantilever rack system, you must know what product (load) you are storing: the length, depth, height and weight of the product. Once you know this, designing the system is as easy as finding out the required number of arms, uprights and braces. A. Determine the number and spacing of support arms.…

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