What Is Sheet Racking?
Sheet racking is a pallet racking derived system designed for the storage of sheet materials such as sheet metal, wood, and plastic. Sheet racking can be customised to fit a wide range of sheet materials of varying weights, lengths and widths including:
- Timber Sheet
- Cabinet Maker Materials
- Timber Panels
- Cement Sheet
- Security Mesh
- Plastic Sheet
- Laser Cutting Materials
- Steel Panels
- Sheet Steel
The use of sheet racking to store sheet materials will free up floor space and allow for greater organisation as well as easier product accessibility and identification.
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Increase Storage Capacity
Sheet racking can be used to increase the storage capacity of a warehouse. This is because a sheet racking system can be built as high as needed to fit as much product as possible in the space that would otherwise only hold one pack of sheet material when stacking products on the floor.
Increase Safety & Improved Handling
Not only will the use of sheet racking provide protection for your products, it can also increase safety for your workers. This is due to the fact that handling becomes easier when products are individually accessible and stored securely rather than in stacks on the floor.
Improve Organisation & Warehouse Processes
Sheet racking can also be used to increase organisation and improve warehouse processes. This is because a sheet racking system allows for products to be organised by type, material, size, and any other factor pertinent to your warehouse processes.
Additionally, storing products in a pallet racking system rather than on the floor will free up floor space and allow for easy navigation of manual handling equipment, reducing picking times.
Reduce Product Damage
Sheet racking can also be used to reduce product damage. This is because the racking system provides an extra layer of protection between the product and the manual handling equipment. The sheet racking system also allows for products to be loaded and unloaded safely to minimise damage.
Additionally, sheet materials can become warped or damaged when stored incorrectly, however, the risk of this is significantly reduced when products are stored on the sturdy shelves of a MACRACK sheet racking system.
Apex Steel – Case Study
An example of a sheet racking solution we have provided for one of our customers is the customised sheet metal storage solution we created for Apex Steel.
Apex Steel predominantly uses coil racking, provided by MACRACK, to store their steel as it is a great way to maximise storage capacity, particularly in a small area. However, Apex Steel also required a storage solution for sheet steel and plate.
We came up with the perfect solution to store their steel sheets while maximising storage capacity and ensuring that handling and accessibility is as high as possible. We designed and manufactured a selective pallet racking system with longer beams and deeper frames to accommodate the extended width and length of their product.
The use of a customised selective pallet racking system ensured that the product was still able to be loaded and unloaded with a forklift, while minimising the floor space used for product storage.
Customised Sheet Racking – Lifetime Guarantee
If you’re looking for a customised sheet racking system to maximise storage and improve warehouse processes MACRACK has the solution. We can design sheet racking to suit your products with frame depths available from 600mm to 1500mm. Plus, if you need a deeper system we can design a 2 frame deep system to suit your requirements.
Each sheet racking storage system we build comes with a lifetime guarantee, so you can rest assured that our sheet racking is built to last. Call MACRACK today on 1800 048 821 and ask about our free warehouse design offer.
Free Warehouse Design
Not sure if sheet racking is right for your warehouse? Call MACRACK today on 1800 048 821 to take advantage of our expert advice and free warehouse design service. We can come out to your site and measure your warehouse at no cost to you and create a free plan layout.
Our racking specialists will advise you of the best system to maximise storage in your space and the layout plan will enable you to visualise how the space will work and where the racking will be.
Providing Quality Racking At Great Prices For Over 30 Years
“Customer service is exceptional. The staff are very friendly and helpful when I had any questions and queries. They provided me with all the information I needed and some that I didn’t even know I needed. When I organized something with them, they did exactly what they said they would do and they were always polite and punctual. The price is very competitive and I would recommend Macrack to anyone needing Racking Solutions.”
Paul C – Google Review
“Macrack Australia have been a pleasure to deal with on both occasions we have now used them. From the advice and suggestions given to maximise our space and storage, through to the team at install, we have had a very good experience and would highly recommend Macrack for your warehouse and storage needs. A+ Thanks Gary and the team.”
Mick A – Google Review
“I would like to take this opportunity to thank the team at Macrack for the quality of work and product they supply. The staff are wonderful and it is great to see such professionalism thru-out this company.
Jeff is a real asset to the business and it is always a pleasure to deal with the ladies in admin (Jo).”
Willie M – Google Review
“We have tried other brands of rackings, but hands down the product from Macrack is by far the better choice. Rackings are designed to test the extreme elements and most importantly high standard of customer service. Highly recommended!”
Victor S – Google Review
“I highly recommend Macrack to any business looking to install pallet racking or stock shelving. From designer Leo through to the professional staff who replaced all the shelving in our warehouse and installed new pallet racking. The co-ordination was great and they fitted in with our tight schedule. Any query was answered promptly. Pricing was very competitive as well.”