Why a Push Back rack system? Get better use of warehouse space - push back offers up to 90% more product storage than selective rack systems. Store a variety of goods on different levels of lanes for easy product access. Up to 400% more selectivity than drive-in racks. High storage density coupled with selectivity for faster pick rates. Maximizes space utilization by filling the vertical cube. Last in, first out inventory. Unlike drive-in racks, each level is independently accessible.
Used push back rack systems can store pallets from 2-6 pallets deep. Each row of product moves independently of the others. Pallets move by gravity which moves the carts along the inclined rails. Each level is independently accessible; the forklift operators do not enter the rack which results in less chance of accidents.
Used pushback rack is assembled vertically requiring fewer aisles, therefore, saving space in the warehouse. The interlocking carts reduce jamming and product damage. Carts have four wheels to reduce the amount of friction. The steel rails are a one-piece design and trays nest on top of each other when unloaded. Trays are installed at a low pitch making it easy to control the speed.
Used pushback rack manufacturers include Interlake, Steel King, Frazier, Konstant and Unarco. American Surplus stocks these brands along with Ridg-u-Rak and Mecalux. Design and installation of used pushback pallet rack, by trained professionals, is available nationwide.
Used pushback pallet racking is one of the more dense methods of pallet storage because it utilizes depth-of-storage and gravity for additional storage density. Pallets are placed on trays with wheels that are mounted on rails, allowing for the pallet to slide forwards and backward. When an additional pallet is loaded into the rack, it pushes the other pallets back. When a pallet is picked from the front, the other pallets slide forward automatically because the rails are set at a slight decline.
Push back pallet rack systems can hold anywhere between two and six pallets deep, and up to four pallets high. This style only allows for picking pallets from the front, so the last pallet stored is always the first pallet to be picked (LIFO inventory system).
To best utilize a last in, first out (LIFO) inventory system, we suggest placing similar or identical inventory items in a single pallet row. This removes the need to be selective, because the first item in that row is the same as the last. Pushback pallet racking saves on labor because pallets automatically slide forward towards the front of the rack, also reducing time on lift equipment. You can also control the angle of the rails to control the speed of pallets that shift forward.
Why buy used push back pallet rack? Push back rack is one of the more expensive styles of pallet racking, so you should always consider buying used to save money. American Surplus Inc. does not buy damaged racking, so all used racking we sell is in good working condition. It is also inspected and tested to ensure quality before packaging and shipment. Our consultations can help design a racking system that best fits your storage or warehouse facility.