Heavy Duty Cantilever Racking Systems

Cantilever Racking presents an efficient and resilient storage approach, perfectly suited for accommodating long, bulky, and weighty items of diverse lengths. This system is meticulously designed to endure the rigorous demands typically associated with such products. Highly regarded in the building and construction sectors for its exceptional durability and superior performance, the Cantilever Racking system features uprights and bases crafted from hot-rolled structural steel sections.

For enhanced durability, especially in outdoor settings, we offer an option of a hot-dipped galvanised finish. Our team of seasoned professionals is adept at tailoring a bespoke Cantilever Racking solution that aligns seamlessly with your unique storage requirements. This customised approach includes conducting thorough structural calculations to guarantee that the racking system can efficiently support and sustain the intended load, ensuring safety and reliability in your storage operations.

Cantilever Industrial Shelving You Can Rely On

At PD Industrial, our Cantilever Rack Storage is expertly crafted using robust steel pillars and horizontal bracing, delivering unparalleled strength and ample storage capacity to safely accommodate long and bulky materials. With a design that prioritises safety, our Cantilever Racking systems offer comprehensive protection for both your inventory and your workforce.

We take pride in our skilled installation team, whose proficiency ensures that every storage system we install adheres strictly to the latest health and safety standards. This commitment extends to compliance with UK fire regulations, guaranteeing a storage solution that is not only efficient and reliable but also rigorously safe and compliant with all necessary regulations, providing you with peace of mind in your storage operations.

A future-proofed solution

These highly adaptable systems can be designed with fixed, adjustable or removable arms which can be simply and rapidly adjusted without the need for special tools. Cantilever Racking is an incredibly versatile and adaptable investment, designed to grow and change with your business needs. Moreover, our Cantilever Racking systems are versatile, adaptable to various industrial environments, and customisable to meet specific storage requirements.

This flexibility makes it an ideal choice for a wide range of industries, including manufacturing, warehousing, and retail. The ease of access it provides for handling materials streamlines operations, enhances workflow efficiency, and reduces handling time, contributing to an overall increase in operational productivity. With PD Industrial’s commitment to quality and safety, our Cantilever Rack Storage stands as a superior choice for businesses seeking a durable, safe, and efficient storage solution.

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Frequently asked questions

What is Cantilever Racking?

Cantilever Racking is an innovative storage solution specifically engineered for the handling and organisation of long, bulky, or heavy materials of virtually any length. This type of racking is distinctively characterised by its absence of vertical front uprights, a design feature that sets it apart from conventional racking systems. This unique design significantly facilitates the loading and unloading process, allowing forklifts to operate with greater ease and efficiency. The open-front structure not only enhances accessibility but also minimises handling time, making it an ideal choice for a wide range of industries where quick and efficient storage and retrieval of items are crucial.

What is Cantilever Racking used for?

Cantilever Racking is a versatile storage solution extensively utilised by businesses that require the storage of large, irregularly sized items, commonly seen in sectors such as building supplies and industrial distribution. It is particularly adept at accommodating a diverse array of materials like steel bars, timber in various forms (including lengths and sheets), PVC profiles, pipes, plasterboard, and other large format materials. The design of Cantilever Racking makes it exceptionally suitable for items with varying lengths and sizes, offering an organised, accessible, and efficient way to store and retrieve these substantial materials, thus streamlining operations and enhancing inventory management.

Is Cantilever Racking right for my business?

Cantilever Racking could be an ideal choice for your business, particularly if you handle heavy-duty products within the industrial sector. Unlike traditional Pallet Racking, Cantilever Racking is specifically designed to accommodate larger, heavier items, making it a potentially more suitable option for businesses with such storage needs. Our expert team at PD Industrial is dedicated to understanding your unique storage requirements and advising on the most effective solutions. We emphasise flexibility, ensuring that the storage system can adapt to your future needs. To explore how Cantilever Racking can benefit your business, and for a tailored consultation, feel free to contact us at 0800 612 8024 or email us at sales@pdindustrial.co.uk. We’re here to guide you towards the most efficient and effective storage strategy for your enterprise.

How easy is Cantilever Racking to use?

Cantilever Racking is renowned for its user-friendly design, primarily due to the absence of front uprights. This key feature significantly enhances accessibility, allowing staff to retrieve items safely and effortlessly. The ease of use provided by Cantilever Racking makes it an excellent choice for businesses that experience a high turnover of stock. In environments where rapid access to items is crucial, this racking system helps in maximising operational efficiency by streamlining the retrieval process. Its straightforward and efficient design not only speeds up day-to-day operations but also contributes to a safer and more productive workplace.

How much Cantilever Racking do I need?

Determining the precise amount of Cantilever Racking required for your business involves a bespoke approach, as it varies based on several critical factors. These include the specific industry you operate in, the dimensions of your warehouse space, the size and nature of the items you intend to store, and whether your products have a shelf life. Our expert team at PD Industrial is equipped to guide you through this assessment process. We will collaborate with you to understand your unique requirements and assist in identifying the most suitable storage solution, keeping in mind both your current needs and potential future expansions. To embark on this tailored journey towards optimising your storage space with Cantilever Racking, please contact us at 0800 612 8024 or reach out via email at sales@pdindustrial.co.uk. We are committed to providing a storage solution that aligns perfectly with your business’s operational needs.

How safe is Cantilever Racking?

The safety aspect of Cantilever Racking is paramount, especially when it involves storing large and heavy items. Understanding the critical importance of health and safety in such environments, Cantilever Racking is meticulously engineered with the specific purpose of safely storing and handling heavy and bulky items. Its design prioritises stability, load distribution, and ease of access, making it one of the safest storage options available for such materials. By choosing Cantilever Racking, you are opting for a solution that not only meets but often exceeds standard safety requirements, ensuring a secure and efficient storage system for your heavy-duty storage needs.

Do PD Industrial manufacture Cantilever Racking?

PD Industrial specialises in the design and installation of storage systems, including Cantilever Racking, rather than manufacturing them in-house. Our strength lies in our established and robust business relationships with all the leading Cantilever Racking manufacturers. This network allows us to procure these systems at highly competitive, bulk-buy rates, a benefit we gladly pass on to our customers. Our independence from any single brand empowers us to objectively select and install the most suitable system tailored to your specific business needs. With our extensive industry knowledge and a commitment to quality, we ensure that the best, most cost-effective Cantilever Racking solution is chosen for your unique requirements.

What our customers say

“PD Industrial have been brilliant from planning to execution. They managed CDM with no issues whatsoever. Phil looked after and orchestrated the 8 different contractors to ensure there was no downtime

Aaron Cunningham, Continuous Improvement Manager & Project Manager – DHL

“The initial site visit from PD Industrial estimated a day to complete the move but after arriving on site at 8am, the team were all but finished by 11:30am. Amazing!

Melissa, General Manager of On Logistics

PD Industrial have been brilliant from planning to execution

Aaron, Project Manager – DHL

The design incorporated all aspects of the brief, within the required timescales, and was adjudged to be the most professional approach.

Sharon, Warehouse Manager – Tesco

“Previously there was a very manually intensive process, with lots of paperwork and lots of archiving that needed to be done. PD Industrial’s online portal Theia has changed that completely! It’s not very often in distribution that I’ve seen a game-changer come along but I genuinely believe that Theia is a game-changer in regards to racking safety.”

Jamie Holmes, Project Manager Manager – The Works

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