Wide aisle pallet racking system
Wide aisle pallet racking system is one of the most popular systems for storing palletised loads. All the system consists of is upright frames and horizontal beams that come together to interlock to form the racking construction. This racking system does not require any specialised handling equipment, this makes it easy to be utilised for any type of warehouse environment. This means that the wide aisle pallet racking system is a versatile choice and its broad flexibility is one of the many benefits of this pallet racking system. Racking can be configured to a minimum aisle width of 2.5 meters, this is only when a reach truck needs to be used. However a standard counter fork truck can operate in a minimum aisle width of 3.5 to 4 meters. The only down side to this is that you are restricted on the type of fork truck you use because the maximum height of racking that you can install will be determined by the maximum reach of your fork truck.
What are the benefits of a wide aisle pallet racking system?
The benefits are that wide aisle pallet racking system provides good quality easy accessible storage. Wide aisle will utilize 40% of the floor space so it allows fast throughput. This also gives the advantage that loading and unloading is very straight forward and trouble-free.
This type of system would be best suited anywhere where space is not a concern. Most large warehouses use this type of pallet racking system because it’s easily adapted for peaks in demand.