If you’re considering adjusting your pallet racking’s beam levels or replacing beams, it’s crucial to ensure safety and compliance. Here’s what you need to know:

Pallet racking systems are designed to be adaptable to changing storage needs. Changing beams and beam levels involves several key steps:

  1. Assess Your Storage Needs: Determine new height and weight requirements to ensure the system can safely support the loads.
  2. Empty the Rack: Remove all items to prevent damage during modifications.
  3. Remove Existing Beams: Use appropriate tools to safely remove beams from the system.
  4. Install New Beams: Follow manufacturer instructions to install new beams at desired heights and spacing.
  5. Adjust Beam Levels: Modify beam heights as needed to accommodate new levels.

It’s crucial to follow manufacturer guidelines to maintain system safety and stability. Consulting a professional pallet racking company is recommended to ensure compliance with industry standards and safety regulations.

Additionally, consider the height of the first beam level, a critical measurement affecting load capacity and system design. Increasing this height requires expert evaluation to assess impact on loading capabilities.

Ensure any additional beams are compatible and properly installed to support intended loads. Using safety locking pins or clips is essential to prevent accidental dislodgement, which can lead to collapse.

For safe modifications, rely on qualified pallet racking installers equipped with appropriate tools and safety protocols. Contact our Yorkshire office for expert advice on pallet racking design and installation. Check out our pallet rack installation page if a racking installer is what your wanting.


Contact 2h Storage Solutions: Tel: 01937 585057 Email: enquiries@2hssl.com

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