What are the main components of storage racks?

The components of storage racks are mainly uprights and beams, light duty racks and medium duty racks are usually used with pallets, drive-in racks are equipped with tracks and so on. The racks belong to the combined splicing structure, the parts are spliced together, and can be easily disassembled after installation, with a stable structure and strong loading capacity, and the next specific introduction of each part of the racks.

1. Upright frame.

The upright frame is the upright of the rack, used as the role of “legs” to support the rack on the ground. Generally, a group of storage racks has four uprights. An upright frame is composed of two uprights and horizontal bracing and diagonal bracing. When a group of racks continues to extend to the side, the extension of the rack we call the add-on bay, because the add-on bay is dependent on the starter bay, so the amount of an upright frame can be reduced.

Rack Upright
Rack Upright

2. Beam.

The beam is equivalent to the beam on the building. Its two ends are fixed on two uprights respectively, forming a support bar across the two uptight frames. Each layer is generally composed of two or more beams, mostly two. For example, selective pallet racking, on its two beams at each layer, will be placed pallets as well as pallets of goods.

Teardrop Beam
Teardrop Beam

3. Plate.

The plate is not a component of the storage racks, such as heavy duty racks that put pallets, you can do without the plate, the pallets directly on the beams can be. But no plate racks, in access to goods, need to have storage media, such as pallets, etc., and in the absence of media, racks directly on the racks, you need to have a plate. A plate is a flat sheet, either wooden or steel. It is placed on the beam, and the goods are then placed on the plate.

plate
plate

4. Support bar.

The role of support loading is the strengthening structure inside the rack, and the loading capacity is greater. It can effectively prevent the bolt from loosening leading to the destabilization of the rack, maintain the stability of the rack and prevent the rack from collapsing.

Row Spacer
Row Spacer

5. Upright protector.

The role of the upright protector is to protect the rack upright from external impact, generally installed at the bottom of the rack upright. In the actual use of the process, it will happen more or less forklift accidentally hit the rack upright phenomenon, if no foot protection will lead to the deformation of the rack upright, the upright is the main component of the weight of the rack, once the deformation not only affects the bearing of the rack but also trigger some safety accidents, so the upright deformation should be replaced in a timely manner. If the upright is equipped with an upright protector, it will prevent the forklift from hitting the upright. If the upright protector is deformed, directly replace the upright protector, and the replacement of the upright protector compared with the upright replacement, the cost will be much smaller and will save a lot of time.

Upright Protector
Upright Protector

6. Anti-collision guardrail.

Anti-collision guardrail is also common supporting equipment for racks, his role is similar to the upright protector. Are to prevent the impact of forklifts, generally installed at both ends of the racks, wall pillars and other places.

Guardrail
Guardrail

7. Pallet rear gear beam.

The pallet rear gear beam is to limit the position of the pallet, commonly used in the beam racks to prevent the pallet on the beam off.

8. Steel grating, grid plate, I-beam partition, T-beam partition.

These optional storage equipment are used to lay on the beam of the racks to prevent the goods on the racks and pallets from falling off. I-beam partition, I-beam partition, I-beam partition is used in the middle of the beam to prevent the pallet from falling off, generally choose steel grating or grid plate racks will put the goods directly on the steel grating, grid plate, so the steel grating, grid plate is to prevent the goods from falling off.

9. Supporting equipment.

Pallets: pallets are basically essential accessories for storage racks, to store goods on storage racks, generally are now packaged and organized goods placed on pallets, and then into the racks, the existence of each pallet is cargo space, currently commonly used pallets are steel pallets, and plastic pallets.

plastic pallet
plastic pallet

Storage cage/Wire mesh container: storage cage is made of strong steel wire welding, high strength, loading capacity, has a long service life, and is mainly used for a variety of raw materials, semi-finished products and finished products, scrap turnover transport and storage use, can help sorting goods and provide storage turnover transport.

storage cage
storage cage

Forklift: The main role of the forklift in the warehouse is to insert and carry goods. The goods on the racks need to be loaded and picked up by various different forklifts. Especially for larger warehouses with large quantities of palletized goods, forklifts with corresponding functions must be used to perform beforehand. When purchasing racks, many manufacturers are also required to help support the relatively suitable forklifts, and they will choose reasonably according to the comprehensive situation.

forklift
forklift

Aerial truck: Aerial truck is an important piece of equipment for accessing goods at high places or executing high operations. This ascent operation equipment is easy to move, flexible and good, and is often used in the warehouse of the small equipment available at any time.

truck
truck

Different storage racks of supporting storage equipment have their own role, according to the actual need to match some storage equipment will make storage racks in the process of accessing goods more convenient, fast and safe. Dongguan Mracking storage equipment to provide warehouse racks, automated storage and retrieval system and other warehouse storage systems, is an early focus on logistics and warehousing technology development and use of enterprises, integrity management, commitment to the use of advanced logistics concepts in Europe and the United States, to solve the efficiency of customer goods handling, sorting, turnover and other issues.

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