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What Do You Need to Know about Pallet Rack?

Publisher: PeakLogix
Overview:
This paper states in order to optimize the most efficient pallet racking solution for a new distribution facility or reconfiguring an existing facility, several factors should be considered from engineering to design and installation. It details how factors such as full time employee equivalents and quantity, size, weight, and movement velocity of the existing stock keeping unit base could determine all possible rack system designs. Also discussed are some of the basic pallet racking configurations such as selective racking, drive-in and drive-through racking, and mobile pallet racking, along with the material considerations of pallet racking and its maintenance. Figures illustrating Greenfield site, double deep pallet racking, automatic storage and retrieval system, and structural steel pallet racking are also included.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
1.The Major Considerations When Implementing a Rack Solution Include1
1.1.Greenfield, Brownfield or Existing Facility1
1.2.Does Data Drive the Solution2
1.3.Work with an Integrator2
1.4.Allow Plenty of Time2
1.5.What are the Different Types of Pallet Rack to Consider3
1.5.1.Selective Racking3
1.5.2.Double Deep Racking3
1.5.3.Drive-In and Drive-Through Racking4
1.5.4.PushBack Racking4
1.5.5.Pallet Flow Racking5
1.5.6.Mobile Pallet Racking5
1.5.7.Unit Load AS/RS (Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems)6
1.5.8.Additionally, there are Two Material Considerations Regarding Pallet Racking6
1.5.8.1.Rolled Formed Rack - Cold Rolled, or Clip-in Configuration6
1.5.8.2.Structural Steel - Hot Rolled, or Bolt-together Configuration6
1.6.Asile Widths7
1.7.Rack Maintenance8
2.Figures
2.1.Greenfield Site1
2.2.Brownfield Site1
2.3.Existing Facility2
2.4.Selective Pallet Racking3
2.5.Double Deep Pallet Racking3
2.6.Drive-In Pallet Racking4
2.7.Push Back Pallet Racking4
2.8.Pallet Flow Racking5
2.9.Mobile Pallet Racking5
2.10.Automatic Storage and Retrieval System6
2.11.Roll Formed Pallet Racking6
2.12.Structural Steel Pallet Racking7
2.13.Rack Damage8
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