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April 13th, 2011

Important Message for Any Organization with Warehouse Pallet Rack

Pallet Rack Bay showing beam, upright and wire deck If you have pallet racking in your facility there is a good chance you have welded wire shelves, more commonly know as wire decks, setting on your pallet rack beams. There is a common misconception that pallet rack wire shelves, or WIRE DECKS, can be used to support the weight of stored pallets. This is not the intended use. Pallet Supports should be used for supporting the weight of a pallet or tote that does not reach, or can not be supported by, the entire top surface of both the front and back pallet rack beams. Wire decks do have a capacity rating, however, in accordance with ANSI standard MH26.2 the wire deck design must support the manufacturer’s rated capacity for a uniformly distributed static ... Read more
Posted by Mark Juelich on April 13th, 2011 :: Filed under: Blog,Material Handling