WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF SHELVING SYSTEMS?
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At Workplace Products we strive to offer a comprehensive range of shelving systems from a variety of different shelving manufacturers. This therefore means we are able to build a diverse catalog of products. To accommodate a variety of uses. These range from bulk storage racks and new pallet racking, to heavy duty shelving and rolling shelving systems.
Understandably, you may want to know how many different types of shelving there are? Unfortunately, there is no definitive answer. This is because shelving is extremely versatile and consequently has many uses. Here is a list of the most popular shelving types we offer:
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These are heavy duty industrial shelving systems which typically benefit from a boltless design for quick assembly. Furthermore, they are made with adjustable shelf levels for practicality. As a result of this they will deliver resilient and versatile commercial storage solutions that will be long lasting and reliable.
This range of units offer hard wearing and reliable garage racking solutions. To help clean and organise your workspaces, to increase productivity and success.
Aesthetically pleasing storage shelves for office use. Available in different colours and finishes, to help you maintain a professional business image. As well as to implement a reliable office storage system.
CHROME SHELVING & CHROME WIRE SHELVING
Chrome wire shelving is normally smooth to touch and very hard wearing, which results in a modern and stylish finish. Wire shelving systems are ideal for use in the home, office or as retail display units. The open wire shelves offer good light distribution on the items displayed and stored upon them. In addition to this, our chrome wire racks are good for use as laundry or kitchen storage. They are easy to clean and help form a clear and well ventilated area. These storage shelves are ideal for crockery, pots & pans, in addition to dry foods and tins.
Furthermore, if you decide on selecting chrome shelving for your office or shop, It would create a unique and contemporary style. As well as providing a practical and long lasting storage solution.
WIDESPAN OR LONGSPAN SHELVING
Longer and Wider shelving bays are some of the most popular products we sell. The terms Longspan shelving and Widespan Shelving are synonymous. Normally, these are boltless shelving systems which comprise of heavy duty uprights and beams. Available in a variety of widths and heights, with a choice of chipboard, mesh or steel decking. Chipboard shelves are beneficial for dry stores, whereas steel shelves are good for liquids and mesh for ventilation of goods. Open shelving systems are also beneficial as they give sprinkler systems access, for safety. Long or wider shelving units therefore enable the user to fill bigger spaces with a practical storage system.
Galvanised shelving is a popular choice for as it offer versatile and practical storage, with the addition of an industrial style. This modern shelving style is thanks to it's tough, bright and long lasting finish. Benefiting from rust resistant properties, which is thanks to the zinc coating. This therefore gives this galvanised shelving a big advantage over other types of shelving systems. The galvanised shelves are ideal for use in environments which usually have abnormal conditions. For example, they are a great for storage in damp or humid areas where condensation might be an issue. These are typically good in walk-in fridges and freezers within grocery and medical stores.
Archive shelving systems will hold a large number of storage or archive boxes for long periods of time. For this reason archive shelving will generally withstand loads of 500kg (uniformly distributed) per shelf. Available in a range heights, width and depths; for double depth box storage in multi tiers (if required). They feature open bays for easy access, allowing you to change the contents of or replace any archive boxes which may become damaged over time.
So now you have an insight into different shelving systems and their benefits you should be a bit more equipped to make the right decision on your purchase. However, if at any point you need some help with choosing and ordering your new shelving then get in touch with our dedicated sales team. Who will be happy to help you design your own bespoke shelving system, or arrange for a site visit and no obligation quote.
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