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Multilevel rack supported mezzanine

Rack Supported Mezzanine

Pallet Rack and Shelf Supported Mezzanines

Pallet rack mezzanines and rack supported mezzanines are also known as shelf supported mezzanines. The basic structure is the same, a racking system that integrates with and supports the overall mezzanine structure for excellent high-density storage.

Understructure of Rack Supported Mezzanines

Pallet rack or heavy-duty shelving.

Pallet Rack Mezzanine Stairs, Gates, and Handrail

Common Stairs for shelf supported mezzanines: OSHA and BOCA.

Common Handrail for rack supported mezzanines: Horizontal 2 and 3 Rail.

Common Gates for Rack Supported Mezzanines

Generally no gates but any gate will work. Usually material lifts are used to transport product from floor to mezzanine.

Decking Options for Rack Supported Mezzanines

Common varieties of decking for rack supported mezzanines/shelf supported mezzanines: B-Deck and Plywood, Bar Grating, Plank Decking.

Finishes for Rack Supported Mezzanines

Generally speaking, shelving and pallet rack have a wet paint or powder coat paint finish.

Benefits of Rack Supported Mezzanines

Shelf/rack supported mezzanines or "catwalk systems" are designed for high density storage. They are very cost effective, combining the storage and the structure into one unit.

Drawbacks of Rack Supported Mezzanines

Once the pallet rack mezzanine is up and installed it is very difficult to rearrange the layout. Mezzanine shelf heights can be changed.

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