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Key points for choosing the most optimal warehouse shelving system

Warehouse shelving system in factories and industries is one of the topics that many questions are always asked about. Among the types of warehouses in factories, the principles and methods of warehouse design and the types of shelving available for different industries and in this article we try to answer your questions in this regard.

What is the basis for choosing warehouse shelving system in industries and factories?
Warehouse shelving system in industries and factories is usually designed, produced and executed based on the type of industry, type of warehouse, dimensions of the warehouse, as well as the dimensions of the goods, weight and type of goods to be stored on the shelves.

In general, warehouses are different in an industry or factory and have their own characteristics. For example, raw material and product warehouses cannot be designed, executed and managed in the same way.

Warehouse shelving system based on different industries:
Warehouse shelving system for food and pharmaceutical factories

Warehouse shelving system for for car factories

Warehouse shelving system for electrical and electronics factories

Warehouse shelving system for for oil and gas, petrochemical industries

Warehouse shelving system for health and beauty factories

Warehouse shelving system for metal, mineral and mineral industries

Warehouse shelving system for distribution warehouses

Warehouse shelving system for home appliance industries

Different types of warehouses in a factory
Raw material warehouse

Production line warehouse

Product warehouse

Distribution and sending warehouse

Quarantine warehouse

Public Storage

Chemical warehouse

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Safety in warehouse shelving

What are some of the principles to be followed in the design of the warehouse and its shelving?
Paying attention to the weight, dimensions and type of goods stored

Consider the appropriate distance between the shelves.

Consider the appropriate distance from the ceiling and floor according to the height of the goods.

Correct arrangement according to the entrance and exit of the warehouse with the aim of easy and fast access to each product.

Use of materials and materials with appropriate quality for the strength of structures

Having a stainless steel cover that fits the place of installation of the shelf

Test and quality control of shelves before execution.

Proper installation of shelves with the use of experienced personnel, to prevent the shelves from falling.

Proper design of shelves to prevent events such as fire, moisture from the ground and…

Coding of warehouse shelves in principle according to the type of goods.

Do not add extra pieces to other different shelving sections

Observe the principle of placing heavy goods at the bottom and lighter goods at the top of the shelf

Painting the passage of forklifts and other means of transporting goods between warehouse shelves.

Using temperature control systems and fire alarms and considering fire extinguishers at appropriate and specified intervals

Periodic inspection and inspection of shelving, including connections, bolt and nut strength, bracing and placement of all parts in place and in the alignment of the shelf

Types of warehouse shelving system:
Light and semi-heavy mesh shelving:

Mesh shelf or metal shelf is one of the economical shelves and suitable for storing light and small loads. Mesh shelf can be implemented in several floors. There is a possibility of traffic and communication between the floors by implementing corridors, stairs or installing elevators. Loading and unloading on the mesh shelf is done by manpower.

Rock panel shelving:
Rock panel shelving is suitable for holding a variety of bulky and semi-bulky loads in various dimensions and weights. Rock panel shelving can be run on several floors. There is a possibility of traffic and communication between the floors by implementing corridors, stairs or installing elevators. Loading and unloading on floors such as lattice shelving is done by manpower.

Rock Pallet Shelving:
Rock pallet shelving has very strong structures and is suitable for storing all kinds of heavy and bulky loads. To use a rock pallet rack, the goods must be placed on a standard pallet and the operation and removal of cargo on the rack by machine can be done.

Easy Rock Shelving:
Easy Rock shelving is mainly used to store a variety of semi-bulky loads with light and semi-heavy weights. Loading and unloading on easy rock shelves, such as lattice shelves and rock panels, is done by manpower.

Drive Rock Shelving:
Drive Rock shelving is suitable for use in raw material warehouses, finished product warehouses and cold storage. In this system, side corridors are removed and a main corridor is used for access and maximum storage capacity is created.

This shelving system is very suitable for storing goods and items with high volume and low variety, which can be arranged on standard metal pallets with the same dimensions.

Arm shelving (cantilever)
Arm shelving is designed to hold a variety of long goods such as pipes and profiles.

Prefabricated rock half floor:
Prefabricated half-floor similar to the mezzanine floor, is used to make optimal use of the height of warehouses and high places, in order to increase the useful level of product arrangement. The sections used in this system are the same as the sections of the rock panel shelf, which in addition to being easy to install, have a very high degree of flexibility and it is possible to adapt it to any warehouse with any dimensions.
What are the steps of choosing a warehouse shelving system?
The first step for choosing a warehouse shelving system is to check and evaluate the warehouse space, engineers and specialists of Tehran Rock Company will accompany you in this regard. Then, according to the mentioned cases, the most suitable type of shelf is selected and the design and production stage begins. Finally, after quality control, the structures are sent and the shelves are installed in the warehouse by specialists.

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