An element of warehouse design often overlooked is the load layout the customer will require. Choosing a suitable mesh deck for the load layout will ensure that the warehouse remains safe for your staff and the storage of products.
What do we mean by load layout and capacity?
When planning your new warehouse space, knowledge and understanding of the items being stored are vital. All the top health & safety organisations like SEMA will expect to have the weight loading capacities detailed on load notices at the end of each run of racking. The main things needed for consideration are:
- The size and shape of the goods
- Products are palletised or not
- Weight of the goods
- If goods will be stored spanning or in between the beams
A combination of these factors will dictate the load layout and the features required of a mesh deck to provide suitable and safe storage. So, let’s get onto some of the different load layouts you may encounter…