What is Cantilever Rack?
Cantilever rack allows for the storage of long materials that are typically not palletized, and will not fit into selective pallet racking. Cantilever rack systems are a type of pallet rack that does not have a column on the front of the rack, allowing easy loading of oversized items and are supported by cantilever rack arms.
Cantilever Rack Systems
Cantilever rack comes in various sizes to custom fit your space and storage needs. Cantilever racking is available in structural I-Beam cantilever and roll formed cantilever. Planning your cantilever rack system around your needs is very important to maximize your storage density. We have options for new cantilever rack or used cantilever rack when we have in stock.
What is Stored on Cantilever Racks?
- Lumber Racks
- PVC Pipe
- Plank Deck
- Steel Bars
- Long Loads
- Long Materials
- Auto Salvage Storage
- Furniture Storage
- Sheet Metal
- Bar Stock
Types of Cantilever Rack
Roll Formed Cantilever Rack
Structural Steel I-Beam Cantilever Rack
Where is Cantilever Rack Used?
Cantilever rack is seen in many different types of facilities. It can be heavy duty structural cantilever storage rack or more medium duty roll formed cantilever storing furniture and pvc pipe. Most cantilever rack systems are custom rack systems and can be used in narrow aisles applications.
- Lumber yards
- Electrical suppliers
- Cantilever supported roofs
- Auto salvage yards
- Manufacturing facilities
- Distribution facilities
- Military facilities
- and more
Individual components of Cantilever rack
Cantilever uprights also known as vertical supports or vertical columns are what the arms attach too. Cantilever uprights come in height from 8' tall to however high you may need.
The cantilever uprights feature pre-drilled holes that allow you to easily move arms up and down on 4" centers. Vertical column is only in the back leaving an open front.
Cantilever uprights can be single sided or double sided.
Cantilever horizontal bases are what support the cantilever upright and keeps the cantilever rack system from tipping over.
The length of your horizontal base depends on how long your cantilever rack arms are. You will have to have a long base depending on how long your cantilever arms are.
Cantilever arms are what supports the load of what you put in your cantilever rack system. How many arms you put on your cantilever uprights depends on what your load height is.
Cantilever rack features adjustable arms, allowing them to move up and down on 4" centers. Cantilever arms attach to the cantilever uprights. Available in a heavy duty arm or a medium duty arm.
Arm Lengths can be from 2' up to 6' long. Available in incline arms and straight arms.
Cantilever Brace Sets
Cantilever brace sets or horizontal braces are what keep the cantilever rack system from moving left to right. What braces you need is dependent on the specifications of your rack system.
Brace sets can be from. 2' center to center up to 8' center to center.
Cantilever Rack Pipe Stops
Pipe stops for cantilever rack are a nice feature to add onto your cantilever rack system. They are ideal solution for when you will set a full bundle onto your cantilever arms and then break the bundle and pull individual pieces off.
Pipe stops are used to keep the material in the bundle from coming loose and falling off the shelf. They are commonly seen on home depot lumber racks.
Cantilever Rack Summary
Trammell Equipment is your #1 source for cantilever racking. We have the expertise and experience to help you execute your cantilever racking system. When designing and laying out cantilever rack for your facility, it is very important to consider all the factors that can play into your project.
Cantilever racking systems are very versatile and can be customized in many different ways to suit your needs. Whether you are looking for new rack or used rack Trammell can help you out.
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