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Used Skate Wheel Flow Rack

Skate wheel flow rack is a high-density storage rack system for boxes and cartons. These flow racks will help to enhance the utilization of storage space by up to 50%, while boosting productivity by 30%. Skate wheel flow rack are necessary for quick and effective workflow in the contemporary warehouse. It’s rugged ball-baring construction makes it great to withstand harsh warehousing environments. Unlike carton flow rack, skatewheel flow rack does not have lanes. Different sized (width, length) boxes and cartons can be stored on the same level. Flow rack is ideal for applications that utilize the FIFO (first in, first out) method of inventory control.  Skate wheel rack is stronger and holds more weight than regular flow rack, is maintenance free, and will last longer than standard flow rack.

Used Interroll Carton Versi Flow Beds
Used Interroll Carton Versi Flow Beds
  • Ergonomic Storage
  • Universal Wheel Beds
  • No Slotting Limitations
Used Keneco Skate Wheel Flow Rack
Used Keneco Skate Wheel Flow Rack
  • Quick & Easy Assembly
  • Unique "Flow" Design 
  • Improve Order Fulfillment
Used Selectrak Skate Wheel Flow Rack
Used Selectrak Skate Wheel Flow Rack
  • Reduce Picking Time
  • Improve Workflow
  • Maximize Storage Density
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About Skate Wheel Flow Rack

The skatewheel rack is installed between the pallet rack beams which saves vertical space. Wheels (plastic or steel) are staggered to hold more weight than standard flow rack beds. Rack can be stand-alone units or placed into pallet rack to create a high-density flow rack storage system. It is designed to meet the customers' inventory needs. The dimensions of the system are determined by the product sizes and weights.

Design and installation of skatewheel flow rack from manufacturers such as Kenenco, Unex, and Hytrol is available nationwide. Options include impact trays and speed controllers.

Skate-wheel flow rack is a style of racking that uses a rear load design, with shelves that sit at a slight pitch. Each shelf contains equally spaced skate wheels; there are no lanes so products of any size can be stored. When a stored item is removed from the front, the item directly behind it slides down to replace it. This keeps merchandise organized and easier to pick as it reduces the amount of additional labor required when picking and stocking.

This style of flow rack is considered dynamic because it is stocked from the back and picked from the front, which allows for no interference when both functions are being performed simultaneously. It also minimizes travel when performing either function as workers who are loading only work on one side of the rack, and workers picking items work on the other. This is compared to a static system where picking and stocking occur on both sides, which requires additional traffic and labor. For this reason, warehouses and distribution facilities will likely see an increase in throughput and workers productivity.

Why buy used skate-wheel flow rack? This style of racking can be very expensive, especially when buying new. We primarily deal with used at ASI and can provide you used skate-wheel flow rack at a fraction of the cost of new. Our used material handling equipment is in good working condition. Our friendly and knowledgeable sales staff will work with you to help provide solutions for your material problems.

Advantages of Skate Wheel Flow Rack

Skate wheel flow racks offer numerous advantages in material handling and order picking operations, including:

  • Improved Productivity: Skate wheel flow racks improve efficiency by reducing the time and effort required for order picking. The racks allow products to flow easily from the back of the rack to the front, enabling workers to pick items quickly and efficiently.
  • Space Savings: These flow racks maximize the use of vertical space by providing high-density storage for products. This reduces the footprint required for storage and improves the overall organization of the warehouse or facility.
  • Increased Throughput: Skate wheel flow racks can increase throughput by allowing workers to pick products from multiple levels simultaneously. This reduces the need for workers to travel long distances to retrieve products, improving overall productivity.
  • Enhanced Safety: The flow racks have a built-in braking system that ensures the safe and controlled movement of products. This helps prevent accidents and damage to products, reducing the risk of workplace injuries.
  • Flexibility: Skate wheel flow racks are versatile and can be used in a wide range of industries and applications, from manufacturing and distribution to retail and e-commerce.
  • High-density storage: Mobile gravity flow rack can store products or items at a high density due to its design. This saves space in the facility and allows for more efficient use of the available space.
  • Customizable: Flow racks can be customized to meet specific storage and handling needs, with adjustable levels, widths, and lengths, as well as accessories such as dividers and labels.

Skate Wheel Flow Rack Applications

Skate wheel flow racks are versatile storage solutions that can be used in an array of industries and applications, including:

  • Manufacturing: Skate wheel flow racks are commonly used in manufacturing facilities to store and transport raw materials, work-in-progress items, and finished goods. They are ideal for applications that require high-density storage and fast order picking.
  • Distribution Centers: Skate wheel flow racks are often used in distribution centers for the storage and retrieval of products, reducing the time and effort required for order picking.
  • Retail Storage: Skate wheel flow racks are commonly used in retail environments for the storage and display of merchandise. They can be used to organize and display products in a visually appealing manner, improving the customer experience.
  • E-commerce: Skate wheel flow racks are essential for e-commerce operations, where speed and accuracy in order fulfillment are critical. The racks enable fast and efficient picking and packing of products, reducing the time required to process orders.
  • Food and Beverage: Skate wheel flow racks are used in food and beverage processing facilities to store and transport products, including raw materials, packaging materials, and finished goods. They can be customized to meet specific requirements for food safety and sanitation.
  • Healthcare Bulk Storage: Skate wheel flow racks are commonly used in healthcare facilities to store and transport medical supplies, equipment, and pharmaceuticals. They help improve inventory management and reduce the risk of errors in medication dispensing.

Skate Wheel Flow Rack Manufacturers

  • UNEX Manufacturing
  • SpanTech
  • Dyna-Flo
  • Flexpipe

Skate Wheel Flow Rack are Also Known As

  • Gravity flow racks
  • Carton flow racks
  • Roller flow racks
  • FIFO racks
  • Dynamic storage systems

Skate Wheel Flow Rack Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is a skate wheel flow rack?
A: A skate wheel flow rack is a type of gravity flow rack that is used to store and transport products using a series of skate wheels that allow products to flow smoothly from the back of the rack to the front.

Q: What are the benefits of using skate wheel flow racks?
A: Skate wheel flow racks offer several benefits, including increased storage density, improved order picking efficiency, reduced labor costs, and faster product turnover.

Q: What types of products are best suited for skate wheel flow racks?
A: Skate wheel flow racks are ideal for storing and transporting products that are uniform in size and shape, such as boxes, totes, and cartons.

Q: Can skate wheel flow racks be customized to meet specific storage and handling needs?
A: Yes, skate wheel flow racks can be customized to meet a wide range of storage and handling requirements, including size, weight capacity, and product flow rate.

Q: How do you maintain a skate wheel flow rack?
A: To maintain a skate wheel flow rack, it is important to keep the rack clean and free of debris, inspect the wheels regularly for wear and tear, and replace any damaged or worn-out components as needed.

Q: What is skate wheel flow rack best used for?
A: Ideal for applications where cartons, boxes or totes vary in widths and sizes.

Q: What is the benefit of adding this style of flow rack?
A: Skate wheel flow rack will create efficient storage of high-volume products for many years of use.