WHAT IS A MEZZANINE FLOOR? 2017-10-20T12:26:33+00:00

What is a Mezzanine Floor?

A mezzanine floor is a suspended and supported floor, which is installed into a building or warehouse that was not part of the original structure. These mezzanine floor are an essential part of most warehouses these days, due to the fact they can offer additional office or storage space without adding to the building.

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A mezzanine floor will consist of four major structural component columns, joists and decking beams and the column uprights which are made of boxed section steel. The beams are a section of steel member that will run across the top of the columns sitting on the cap plates. These can be absolutely any length and are securely bolted to the columns. The decking can be number of options, chipboard or open steel grid or even solid steel mezzanine floor.

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The beams are the section of steel that runs across the top of the columns.  These can be any length and are securely bolted to the columns.


The joist runs at a right angles to the beams, and they also support the decking and reinforce the Mezzanine Structure. This sits on top of the beam or can even be located between the beam webs to reduce the floor depth.  These can vary in length it’s all depended on the floor.

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The decking is the surface of the floor, and is laid on top of the beams. This can be made of chipboard or even steel. We also offer a range off accessories for your mezzanine floor which will be custom to you.

Mezzanine Structure floors are installed by experts at UK Racking LTD. For any quotations on a mezzanine floor do not hesitate to call us.