Cantilever Racking

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Cantilever racking is a popular, cost effective and space efficient way of storing and handling heavy, long, and irregular sized goods. The system is extremely versatile, allowing you to store and access a vast array of stock in varying shapes, sizes, and weights.

Cantilever Racking is designed to maximise your storage space whilst always allowing easy access to each load when stored. It is strong, cost effective and safe. It is the ideal storage solution for long and bulky items such as steel sections, wood, and pipes. 

  • Heavy Load Capacity
  • Single or Double Sided
  • Easily Installed and Adjusted
  • Loads are Immediately Accessible
  • No Better Solution for Storing and Handling Long Loads

Cantilever Racking is a solution when standard APR pallet racking is not an option because there are various lengths, sizes, and weights of goods to be stored. It is a popular, cost-effective, and space efficient means of storing and handling heavy, long, and irregular sized goods. Its extreme versatility enables you to store and access a wide range of stock that varies in shape, size, and weight.

Cantilever racking can evolve, grow, and develop as your business does to accommodate different products and meet your changing storage requirements. It provides not only an instant solution but a long-term storage investment.

What is Cantilever Racking?

Cantilever racking is a specialized storage system designed to accommodate products that are long and heavy within a warehouse environment. Using a cantilever design, by which beams are supported by a central column, the system offers a completely open-fronted layout to provide increased productivity and improved management of stock.

How does Cantilever Racking work?

Cantilever racking is built using a central upright, beams, cross bracing between the uprights, and bolted arms. Cantilever racking systems be single or double sided. There are no “standard” sizes available as each system us custom designed to suit each client’s unique needs. Height, length of system, arm length and maximum load per arm are completely customizable. A full range of additional components such as ties for pallet storage, end retaining pins and truck guards are available to meet a variety of usage requirements.

This racking system is suitable for indoor use and can be galvanised for outdoor use.

What are the Benefits of Cantilever Racking?

  • Robust and Durable
  • Arms can be straight or inclined 
  • Suitable for internal or external use
  • Front lips on the end of each arm are optional
  • Available as Single or Double Sided configurations
  • Versatile and flexible range of configuration options
  • Heavy duty options offer storage for very heavy items
  • Configured out of a central upright & cantilevered arms
  • Maximises the usage of floor space and utilises vertical space
  • Open fronted design provides easy access and stock management
  • Allows for easy storage & access of long items without having to struggle between uprights & other objects Efficient storage for long, large or heavy items

Safe Storage:

When it comes to the storage of large and heavy items, safety is of utmost importance. Cantilever racking ensures safe storage. Cantilever racking protects both the goods and staff members from damage, injury, and strain.

Bespoke Systems:

Our cantilever racking solutions are custom designed for your business to give you maximum storage capacity whilst minimising space and cost. Our highly adaptable systems can be designed to encompass fixed, adjustable, or removable arms and if applicable a weather protection canopy.

Allows External Storage:

Long, large, and bulky loads can be stored outside on cantilever racking. This frees up valuable internal warehouse space. Galvanising the structure protects against the most damaging weather conditions. Shelters can be fitted to protect your items whilst being stored outside.

Cost Effective & Economical:

If you desire a storage system that will maximise the height or reduce the storage footprint of your current storage facility, cantilever racking systems are the ideal choice. Maximising the footprint of your building drastically saves on the costly downtime and inconvenience of relocation and has the added benefit of improving existing operations. Particularly large items can be stored off the ground utilising any available ground floor space.

Who uses Cantilever Racking?

Cantilever Racking is the perfect racking system for storing and retrieving long heavy items such as:

  • Bars
  • Pipes
  • Wood
  • Boards
  • Furniture
  • Windows
  • Timber Packs
  • Concrete Lintels
  • Structural Steel Beams
  • Steel Tubes, Sections, and Sheet Metal.

The versatility of the cantilever racking system means items can be stored on pallets, loose, wrapped and can be irregular in shape. This type of system is often used by timber and builders’ merchants, steel and metal producers/stockholders, wholesalers, furniture suppliers, factories and many other commercial warehouse operation involved in the storage, supply or processing of long or heavy items.

What are the standard sizes of Cantilever Racking?

Each system is custom designed to suit each client’s unique needs and requirements.

  • Height: Custom
  • Length: Custom
  • Arm Length: Custom
  • Max Load per Arm: Custom

What is the general layout of Cantilever Racking?

A single row of uprights will cover a pre-determined length on your warehouse of yard floor. We will conduct a needs analysis and site assessment to determine what the optimal length and height of the system should be along with other pertinent load and building info. Arms will be bolted into the central uprights on one or both sides. We can fit as many rows of cantilever racking into the premises as is required.

What if Cantilever Racking is not the right solution for me?

We pride ourselves on offering one of the largest ranges of racking in South Africa.

We will almost certainly be able to find something more suitable to your needs from one of the systems below:

What areas do you deliver and install Cantilever Racking in?

We deliver and install Cantilever Racking systems throughout South Africa.

Our main service areas include (but are not limited to):

Gauteng (All Areas), Western Cape (All Areas), Kwazulu-Natal (All Areas), Nelspruit, Limpopo, Bloemfontein, Rustenburg, East London, Port Elizabeth.

At Dreymar Industrial, we aim to supply cantilever racking solutions that are as unique as your business.

Please contact our sales team for further assistance.

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