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Used Pallet Flow Rack


Used Pallet Flow Rack for Sale

  • High-density storage system also known as dynamic flow or gravity flow rack.
  • Uses gravity to make a dynamic storage system.
  • Ideal for warehouses with a quick moving inventory.
  • Loaded via forklift.
  • ASI pays top dollar for used pallet flow rack: Learn More About Our Purchasing Program
Used Dual Wheel Staggered Pallet Flow Rails
Used Dual Wheel Staggered Pallet Flow Rails
  • Compatible with Used Pallet Flow Rack
  • 1.5" Staggered Centers
  • 3.5" Frames
Used Single Wheel Pallet Flow Rails
Used Single Wheel Pallet Flow Rails
  • 2 or 3" Wheel Centers
  • 2.5 - 3.5" Frames
  • Lighter Weight Application
Used Full Roller Pallet Flow Rack
Used Full Roller Pallet Flow Rack
  • Efficient & Versatile
  • Utilizes Incline
  • In 2-Deep, 4-Deep, or 6-Deep
Used Pallet Flow Rack
Used Pallet Flow Rack
  • FIFO (First In, First Out)
  • 2 to 10 Deep Pallet Flow
  • Improve Inventory Process
  • Efficient Storage System
Used Floor Mounted Pallet Flow
Used Floor Mounted Pallet Flow
  • Maximize Space
  • Improve Inventory Rotation
  • Gravity-Fed Pallet Flow
  • Dual-Wheel Style
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Used 52” Wide Gravity Roller Conveyor
Used 52” Wide Gravity Roller Conveyor
  • 1.9” Roller on 2” centers
  • Wide Gravity Pallet Conveyor
  • Photo Representation Only

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About Pallet Flow Rack

There are many benefits of installing a pallet flow rack into your warehouse or storage facility. Pallet flow racking decreases the time it takes to load and unload, which increases productivity and efficiency. This type of flow rack is ideal for high-volume case-picking. Pallet flow racks reduces the number of aisles that are needed to access warehouse inventory, freeing up space previously used by aisle for other applications. By using pallet flow racking, one can reduce the amount of square footage needed for the storing of your inventory.

Designed to reduce the number of aisles needed to access inventory, pallet flow rack uses lanes of wheels called flow rails to store product as many as 15 pallets deep. Flow speed is controlled by breaks installed at various intervals in order to prevent pallets from jostling around and greatly reducing the likelihood of product damage. Pallet stops at the head of each aisle gently bring pallets to rest once they reach the unloading position. 

It is recommended that like-products or those with similar weights are stored together in order to most efficiently design braking systems based on weight to ensure safety and reduce the possibility of damaging any goods.

A pallet flow racking system makes any warehouse more efficient by increasing storage area, decreasing the need for additional time or labor to move product, and adds organization by creating two dedicated aisles of traffic to remove confusion. One aisle of traffic can be specifically dedicated to loading, while the other is used solely for unloading. This allows for greater proficiency with forklifts and reduces fuel costs, required labor, and opportunity for mistakes while increasing storage and worker efficiency.

Pallet flow rails are available in single-, double-, or triple-wheel applications. Single-wheel rails are designed to be used for lightweight pallet storage. Double-wheel rails are appropriate for regular duty and triple-wheel rails are ideal for heavy-duty pallet applications. Skate wheel rails are the most cost effective and most versatile option for pallet flow rack; however, for low temperature environments or  extra deep or extremely heavy-duty pallet storage, rollers may be a better option as they are more durable, with weight limits exceeding 3,000 pounds.

Pallet flow rack is similar to push back pallet rack in that they both utilize gravity and storage depth for added density. Pallets ride on flow rails, and typically product is loaded from the back, which then rolls to the front, where it is unloaded, whereas push back pallet rack system is loaded from the front of the system and is more likely to utilize a last in, first out (LIFO) method of inventory control.

American Surplus is here to help you determine the best system and best design for your warehouse racking storage needs. We have products from numerous manufacturers of pallet flow rack available such as Kenenco, Unex, Quick-Pik and Hytrol and our trained, experienced technicians travel nationwide to assess your needs and to install the system we help you design. 

American Surplus Inc. even offers full CAD service to provide our customers with the ability to fully realize their new storage solution before installation begins, and our high-quality used pallet flow rack helps you save thousands at the same time.

Why buy used pallet flow rack? Pallet rack systems are expensive, and significant savings can be achieved by purchasing used pallet flow rack instead of new. The only real difference between new and used pallet flow rack is cosmetic damage. 

All used pallet racking from ASI is in great working condition, and has been tested and inspected for damage that would compromise the structure’s durability or workers' safety. This ensures that you get both the best value and the best quality. With over 30 years of experience in the material handling industry we'll help you find exactly what you need. Give us a call today for a quote on used pallet flow rack.


Pallet Flow Rack

Advantages of Pallet Flow Rack

Pallet flow racks offer various advantages over other types of storage systems. Here are some of the main advantages of pallet flow racks:

  • High-density storage: Pallet flow racks allow for high-density storage of pallets, which helps to maximize warehouse space utilization. By using gravity to move pallets forward, pallet flow racks can store multiple pallets deep in a single lane, reducing the amount of floor space required.
  • First-In, First-Out (FIFO) inventory management: Pallet flow racks operate on a FIFO inventory management system, which ensures that the oldest inventory is always picked first. This is important for perishable or time-sensitive products that have an expiration date.
  • Efficient pallet handling: Pallet flow racks can significantly improve the efficiency of pallet handling in a warehouse. The system allows for quick and easy loading and unloading of pallets, reducing the time and effort required to move products in and out of storage.
  • Reduced labor costs: Because pallet flow racks use gravity to move pallets, they require less labor compared to other storage systems. This can result in lower labor costs and improved productivity.
  • Improved safety: Pallet flow racks can help improve warehouse safety by reducing the need for forklifts to enter storage lanes. The system also ensures that pallets are always properly positioned, reducing the risk of accidents and product damage.

Pallet Flow Rack Applications

Pallet flow racks are used in a variety of industries and applications where efficient, high-density pallet storage is required. Here are some common applications of pallet flow racks:

  • Food and beverage storage: Pallet flow racks are commonly used in food and beverage storage applications where FIFO inventory management is crucial. The system ensures that perishable items are rotated properly, reducing the risk of spoilage.
  • Manufacturing and distribution: Pallet flow racks are used in manufacturing and distribution facilities to store raw materials, work-in-progress, and finished products. The system helps to maximize storage capacity and improve inventory management.
  • Pharmaceutical and medical storage: Pallet flow racks are ideal for pharmaceutical and medical storage applications where strict inventory management and traceability are required. The system ensures that the oldest products are always picked first, reducing the risk of expired products.
  • Automotive parts storage: Pallet flow racks are commonly used in automotive parts storage applications where high-density storage and efficient inventory management are required. The system helps to reduce handling time and improve overall warehouse efficiency.
  • Cold storage: Pallet flow racks are ideal for cold storage applications where FIFO inventory management is crucial. The system helps to reduce the risk of product spoilage and ensures that products are rotated properly.

Pallet Flow Rack Manufacturers

  • UNARCO Material Handling, Inc.
  • Interroll Group
  • Steel King Industries, Inc.
  • Speedrack Products Group, Ltd.
  • Ridg-U-Rak, Inc.
  • Dyna-Rack
  • Hannibal Industries, Inc.
  • Frazier Industrial Company
  • Creform Corporation
  • SpaceRAK

Pallet Flow Rack are Also Known As

  • Gravity flow racks
  • Roller racks
  • Carton flow systems
  • Dynamic flow racks
  • FIFO flow racks (First-In, First-Out)
  • Push-back pallet racking
  • Roll-on pallet racking
  • Carton flow pallet racking
  • High-density pallet storage
  • Roller racks

Pallet Flow Rack Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What maintenance is required for pallet flow racks?
A: This is contingent on how frequently you are loading/unloading the system. The more you use the racking, the more maintenance is usually required. Usually, its recommended that you inspect the pallet flow system a few times a year.

Q: How difficult is it to load and unload the pallet flow racks?
A: Numerous warehouse operators say that pallet flow rack is simpler to load and unload than standard pallet rack.

Q: What are pallet flow racks suited for?
A: These racks are highly-suited to frozen-storage warehouses, food distribution or high-volumes of consumer goods.

Q: What is a pallet flow rack?
A: A pallet flow rack is a type of storage system that uses gravity to move pallets forward along a set of rollers or wheels. The system is designed for high-density storage and FIFO inventory management.

Q: How does a pallet flow rack work?
A: Pallet flow racks operate using gravity to move pallets forward along a set of rollers or wheels. Pallets are loaded onto the back of the rack and move forward as each subsequent pallet is unloaded. The system is designed for high-density storage and FIFO inventory management.

Q: What types of products are best suited for pallet flow racks?
A: Pallet flow racks are best suited for products that require FIFO inventory management, are uniform in size and shape, and can withstand the pressure of the rollers or wheels.

Q: What is the difference between pallet flow racks and push-back racks?
A: Pallet flow racks and push-back racks are both high-density storage systems that use gravity to move pallets. However, pallet flow racks use rollers or wheels to move pallets forward, while push-back racks use a series of nested carts to push pallets forward.

Q: What are some safety considerations when using a pallet flow rack?
A: It is important to ensure that pallets are loaded and unloaded properly to prevent them from becoming stuck or jamming the system. Additionally, regular maintenance and inspection of the rollers or wheels is necessary to ensure they are functioning properly.