How do you store items on a Longspan shelf?

June 1, 2020 5:27 pm


One of the most popular choices for warehouse designers is integrating Longspan Shelving into their design. Why do they look to use this option? The simple answer is that it is versatile and adaptable. Longspan works due to its simplicity. It uses long vertical metal beams bolted to long horizontal beams. Other vertical beams at measured points, are added to give the structure complete strength and rigidity. In this way the racking can take a considerable weight especially if it is bought and installed from

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How do you fill the longspan option shelves correctly and safely so as to maximize space? As with any other shelving system the heavier and bulkier items must be placed at the bottom of the shelving. As the shelves progress up the items that are placed must be lighter in weight. Longspan may not be able to hold the same amount of weight as it’s cousin the pallet racking but it still holds a considerable amount.

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One thing that must be observed at all times is the installers instructions. They will provide guided training in how to best use the shelving without compromising its safe use and utilising all of the racking for your business.