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  • SPACE EFFICIENT PALLET STORAGE

    Palletstor Racking

  • Adjustable pallet racking canincorporate space-efficient tunnel

    or bridging bays positioned to improveaccess for lift trucks throughout the warehouse.

    Pallet Racking solutions for your business

    The Palletstor racking system, one of the most widely used pallet racking systemsavailable today, has evolved as a result of our in depth knowledge of storage andmaterials handling techniques gained during 35 years experience as a leadingmanufacturer.

    Easily installed, cost-effective and versatile. Adjustable beam racking is the mostwidely used of pallet storage systems and allows direct access to each pallet stored.By selecting from a wide range of sizes and duties for standard frame uprights and beams, Palletstor racking can beconfigured to meet precise criteria in terms of load volume and weight, accessibility, handling requirements andspace utilisation.

    Palletstor pallet racking in its standard form provides safe, cost-effective storage for many different kinds of goods andmaterials. But for increased versatility Palletstor also offers a range of practical add-on accessories (shown on pages14-15) to make the storage and handling of goods even easier.

    Beams can be removed and repositioned*when changes in the use of the racking occur.Although Palletstor is adjustable, once thebeams are slotted into position in the frameuprights, an inter-locking structure of greatstrength and rigidity is maintained.

    Each beam requires a pair of steel SafetyLocking Pins. When located they ensure thebeam is correctly positioned and help preventthe beam being dislodged during use.

    *Always check design perameters with supplier beforeadjusting beam positions.

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  • Easily installed, cost-effective and versatile, wide aisle racking isthe most widely used of pallet storage systems and allowsdirect access to each pallet stored. With adjustable beams, racking can be re-configured to accommodate changes in thetype of goods stored and wide aisles allow access by all types of truck, making specialisedhandling equipment unnecessary.

    Wide Aisle standard racking

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  • Pick and Deposit (P&D) stations can be

    fitted at the ends of aisles,allowing controlled, efficient

    and safe load handling into andout of narrow aisle structures.

    By allowing fork lift trucks to operate in aisles up to half thewidth required in conventional adjustable beam pallet racking,Narrow Aisle Palletstor makes excellent use of floor space andmaximises the height at which goods can be stacked.Using specialised lift trucks in either man-down or man-up variants, narrow aisleracking is precision designed for safe, efficient load handling within the tight confinesof these space-efficient aisles.

    Guidance rails or wires fitted at floor level ensure precise positioning of trucks. This hasthe multiple benefit of improving safety, whilst minimising the incidence of accidentaldamage to racking as well as improving the speed and accuracy of load handling.

    Narrow Aisle solutions

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  • A variant on standard adjustable beam racking, Double-deepPalletstor, as the name implies, allows pallets to be storedtwo deep but still accessible from the same aisle.By reducing the number of access aisles and using the space saved to accommodateadditional racking, a Double-deep configuration provides a highly space-efficientstorage system.

    This first-in, last-out system, used with an efficient stock management system canoffer the advantage of the increased storage density.

    Double Deep racking systems

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  • Drive In racking systems Palletstor drive-in racking provides a highly space-efficient solution to the storage and throughput ofpalletised goods.By dispensing with access aisles drive-in racking provides a high-densityof storage in a given area to increase capacity by some 60-80% overconventional aisle racking.

    Pallets are stored on guide rails in the depth of the racking and forklifttrucks enter these storage lanes to deposit or retrieve loads.

    Access can be from one end (the true drive-in configuration) or fromboth ends (drive-through, for improved stock rotation).

    Racking heights up to 11 metres allow the full height and floor area ofthe building to be used to provide maximum cubic storage space.

    Drive-in racking - the ideal solution foroptimum space utilisationwithout requiring specialisthandling equipment.

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  • Effectively utilising floor and cubic space, dynamicPush-back racking is amongst the most space andtime-efficient pallet storage systems available.Pallets are loaded in sequence onto wheeled carts or rollers and arepushed back along inclined beds.

    Pallets can be stored up to 4 deep on carts or 10 deep on rollers andwhen a load is retrieved the remaining pallets move forward intoposition at the picking face.

    Pallets are retrieved on a first-in, last-outbasis and with each product havinga dedicated lane, DynamicPush-back racking isparticularly useful inmarshalling areas,and forlong-term bulkstorage andhandling.

    Carton live storage or flow racking operateson the same principle as pallet live storage,but is used for stock which needs to behand-loaded and picked.Live storage systems reduce order picking times and help

    minimise errors, as not only are items presented precisely at thepicking face, but effective management of the throughput and

    stock levels of goods can also be easily maintained.protected,silver-based.

    The angle of incline of the roller trays,the size and number of rollers within thetrays, and the load capacity of thesupport frames, are tailored to the sizeand weight of the items stored.

    Low profile design allowsfor extra lift/clearance. Carts interlock to preventjamming and to controlpallet descent.Accommodates up to6 pallets deep.

    Carton Flow Racking

    Push Back Racking

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  • Pallet Live RackingWorking on a first-in, first-out basis, dynamic Live Palletstorprovides extremely high levels of storage density in a given area.Pallets are loaded onto dedicated lanes of inclined gravity rollers which are set at a fixedgradient. When a load is taken from the picking face, the next pallet rolls into position,with replenishment stock loaded at the opposite (upper) end of the lane.

    Stock rotation is therefore automatic with the minimum of fork lift truck movementsrequired to handle the flow of goods.

    With pallet separators and brakes fitted,each load is segregated within thelane, preventing pressureaccumulationor crushing.

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  • Specialised storage

    Pallet Shuttle system

    Whilst providing the ideal means of storing palletisedloads, the versatility of the Palletstor system meanslarge, bulky or simply awkward to store items can beaccommodated using the most accessible andspace-efficient methods.Combinations of standard components and accessories with specialisedbespoke items create successful solutions to what may initially appear tobe the most difficult of storage problems.

    Raised platforms and tiered systems also provide a cost-effective means ofutilising the height of a building thereby maximising the storage capacityfor a given floor area.

    Shuttle storage is an alternative to Drive-In, Push Back or PalletLive racking systems. These systems, though efficient, are limitedby the length of the storage lane that can be practically achieved.

    The shuttle storage solution overcomes this by storing pallets within a system that canoperate to greater depths. The racking features guide/support rails which run the depth of

    the rack structure on which an automated shuttle travels.

    The shuttle is easily moved between lanes by a standard fork lifttruck. Pallets are loaded onto a shuttle at the front of the

    lane, which transports the pallet down to the otherend. The in-built sensors on the shuttle detect

    the position of previous pallets and placesthe new load at a predetermined distancefrom them, before returning to thestart face.

    The shuttle movements are sent via theradio remote controller allowing the forklift

    truck and driver to be released to other tasks whilethe shuttle operates.

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  • Palletstor Barrier Rails have been developed to alloworganisations throughout industry to protect equipmentand facilities which are vulnerable to accidental forktruck damage.

    As well as protecting racking andshelving in busy warehouse orfactory environments, Barrier Railssegregate and protect fork lifttruck battery chargers,vending machines,conveyors, factory orwarehouse offices.They also serve as safetybarriers in loading baysand to demarcatedoorways andpedestrian areas.Barrier Rails helpcompanies comply withthe requirements ofcurrent Health & Safetyregulations - to make theworking environment safer.

    Barrier Rails for racking and equipment

    Create more storage space without increasingfloor space - by building upwards!Raised platforms and tiered shelving systems provide a cost-effective means of utilising the height of a building for storage,thereby potentially doubling the capacity of a given floor area.

    With integral walkways, stairs, safety rails and any number of shelfpositions, these raised structures can be used as finished goods orcomponent stores and also for order picking, where powered orgravity conveyors can be incorporated to move the selected goodsswiftly through and on to despatch.

    The strength, structural integrity and versatility of these structuresis provided by Palletstor and Longspan heavy duty shelving rangeswhich can also be used to create versatile wide-bay open shelvingor binning systems in conventional floor-level configurations.

    Storage platforms

    For staff safety and to minimise fire risk, overhead walkwayscan be constructed from perforated steel planks or steel mesh, for increased light penetration, improved ventilation andefficient sprinkler operation.

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  • B070 B085 B095 B100 B105

    Extra Heavy Duty Super Heavy Duty

    Material

    Finish

    Palletstor components are made from high quality steel. Every stage in themanufacturing process is subject to stringent quality procedures, developedthrough years of experience.

    Medium Duty Heavy Duty

    Frame Uprights Beams & Accessories

    Manufactured from a pairof interlocking Csections, for strength andefficient materialutilisation.

    The Palletstor systemincludes a range of eightpallet support beams, with steel sections of varying thickness.This allows the design of racking systemswhich cater safely andcost-effectively for thewidest range ofload requirements.

    Manufactured fromformed steel sections,stepped shelving beams(2BST & 4BST) are used tosupport steel shelfpanels, chipboard orother shelving material.

    2BB, 20BC, 30B & 40Bbeams provide a widerrange of loadingcapabilities forshelf support.

    B120 B130 B150 B155

    20BC

    30B 40B2BB

    4BST2BST

    Standard Component Colours

    Upright Sections

    Shelving &Open Beams

    Box Beams

    HIGH VISIBILITY YELLOWHouse Colour

    GRAPHITE GREYBS 5252 18 A14

    GAUGE1.72mm

    GAUGE2mm

    GAUGE2.64mm

    GAUGE3.3mm

    Specification

    Swatches shown give an approximate colour guide only.

    Standard colour for beams and some accessories is High Visibility Yellow.Standard colour for frames and some accessories is Graphite Grey. Bracing is galvanised.

    Palletstor racking components are phosphate pre-treated, then powder coated(some items wet painted) and stove enamelled to give a glossy, durable high-quality paint finish. Bracing is galvanised.Customers house colours and galvanised finish available on request.

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  • Run Spacer

    Used to maintain a fixed parallel safety clearance between doublesided runs of racking.

    Connects frames vertically,and ensures strength is fullymaintained at the joints.Allows beams to be locatedupto the joint.

    Essential for stability, allowracking to be bolted to thefloor. Four duties available,to complement specificrequirements.

    Used in pairs across thebeams, to support postpallets/stillages or cagedpallets which have cornerposts, skids or feet.

    Bolted Jointing Unit2

    10

    18

    3 Frame Footplates Pallet Foot Support4

    20

    1612

    13

    14

    19

    17

    15

    11

    7

    6

    4

    5

    1

    2

    3

    8

    1

    Racking AccessoriesBy utilising the full range of accessories you can improve your warehouse operation and, as weare the original manufacturer, you can be sure they are right for the job.

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  • Used in pairs across beams,to provide fork entry spaces.Provides support for andaccess to non-palletisedloads.

    Steel Shelf Panels9

    Upright Protectors

    Protect the lower sectionof XL uprights against forktruck collision damage. Available in U-shaped orright-angled configuration.

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    Sprinkler Systems17

    Can be supported withinthe racking structure.

    Fork Spacer5

    Panels span and sit within apair of stepped beamsproviding minimising theshelf thickness. Made frompre-galvanised steel.

    Locates on the front andrear beams, and cradles theends of a drum or barrel. Prevents lateral rolling ofdrums or cylindrical items.Used in pairs.

    Shelf Support10

    Rack End Protector

    Provides protection to theends of racking. Availablealso as a barrier rail (withsupport posts) to protectequipment and walkways.

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    Frame Cladding18

    Available to suit specificapplications.

    Drum Chock6

    Fitted to stepped beams,to provide additionalsupport and greaterloading capacity forchipboard shelving.

    Spans beams to providelocation and support forcoiled materials - metalstrip, for example - or othercylindrical items.

    Shelf Support11

    Racking Signs

    Clearly display caution andloading/safety informationrelating to racking usage,and conform withSEMA guidelines.

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    Safety Mesh Screens19

    Fitted for safety, and thesecurity of palletised loads.Often fitted where awalkway or working area is adjacent to racking.

    Coil Cradle7

    Fitted to box beams, provides support andgreater load capacity forshelving. Cladding locationbracket also shown.

    Panels span a pair of boxbeams to provide wide-bay steel shelving.Made from pre-galvanisedsteel.

    Column Protector12

    Guide Rails

    Allow safe and accurateguidance for trucks operating within racking, particularly in drive-in ornarrow aisle applications.

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    P&D Stations20

    Pick and Deposit (P&D) stations are used at the endof racks to assist in loadhandling between narrowaisle and other trucks.

    Steel Shelf Panels8

    Minimises the potentialdamage of forklift truckimpact to racking upright.Steel construction withfoam rubber insert.

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  • For further information on Moresecure products, please contact your local distributor:

    Pallet racking Two-tier shelving Lockers & Cupboards

    Mobile shelving Mezzanine floors Industrial shelving

    Stockroom shelving Small parts storage Square tube

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