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  • Also known as a spool holder, these are designed to store and dispense spools of wire.
  • Improves storage space and organization of cable or wire in a facility.
  • Increases operational efficiency when paying out rope, cable, and wire.
  • System consists of "teardrop" style beams that attach easily to the uprights, and have a built in locking clip. For added safety, the rack should be mounted to the floor.
  • Easy to assemble, and is adjustable in 2" increments without tools.
  • ASI pays top dollar for used reel racks: Learn More About Our Purchasing Program
Used A-Frame Cable Reel Rack (Starter Unit)
Used A-Frame Cable Reel Rack (Starter Unit)
  • Long-Lasting Reliability
  • Improve Storage Density
  • Maximize Floor Space
  • Keep Spools Organized & Accessible
Used Reel Racks
Used Reel Racks
  • Used Reel Rack for cable & wire spools
  • Utilize standard pallet rack materials
  • Easy to install and swap/replace your reels

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About Reel Rack

Reel rack is designed to fit seamlessly into any existing pallet racking system. Reel rack bars easily affix to uprights to allow for increased storage and dispensing of wire, rope, cable, or even strapping to keep shipping areas organized. Reel racks offer the flexibility of easily adjusting to any facility’s specific needs. Should the needs change depending on the season, axles can be dropped in and lifted out to adjust to your materials needs. The main objective of installing reel rack is to deliver quick and sturdy access to rope, wire, electric cable, and other materials that may be on a spool. They install with ease at any height you may desire and are as wide as a standard bay of pallet racking. Reel racks are constructed to withstand the daily abuse in a manufacturing or distribution facility.

When choosing storage rack for your warehouse or distribution facility, be sure to consider factors such as speed, safety, spool protection, capacity, friction, noise, and durability. Used reel rack is cost-effective. These racks create a storage and payout solution to existing racking easy and can be inexpensively replaced or adjusted.

If this is the solution for your facility do not wait. For questions or inquires contact a member of our sales team to learn more about our selection of used reel racks, as well as our full inventory of used storage racking. Call us today at (800) 876-3736 or request a quote online. CAD design and installation of used reel rack, by trained professionals, is available nationwide.

Advantages of Reel Rack

Reel racks, also known as reel dispensers or reel holders, offer various advantages in various industries where the storage and handling of reels, spools, or coils are required. Here are some of the benefits of using reel racks:

  • Efficient Storage: Reel racks are designed to efficiently store and organize reels, maximizing the use of available space. They provide a systematic and compact storage solution, allowing easy access to reels without cluttering the workspace.
  • Easy Accessibility: Reel racks enable quick and easy access to the stored reels. With the proper design, reels can be easily loaded and unloaded from the racks, reducing handling time and improving workflow efficiency.
  • Enhanced Organization: By using reel racks, you can keep reels in a neat and organized manner. They provide designated spaces for different types or sizes of reels, making it easier to locate and retrieve specific reels when needed.
  • Damage Prevention: Reel racks help prevent damage to reels during storage and handling. By providing a secure and stable support structure, they prevent reels from falling, getting tangled, or being subjected to unnecessary stress. This helps maintain the integrity of the reels, ensuring they remain in good condition.
  • Space Optimization: Reel racks make effective use of vertical space, allowing you to store reels in a vertical orientation. This can be particularly useful in situations where floor space is limited, as it allows you to store more reels within a smaller footprint.
  • Improved Safety: By utilizing reel racks, you can enhance workplace safety. Reels stored on racks are less likely to pose tripping hazards or obstruct walkways, promoting a safer working environment. Additionally, the stable storage provided by reel racks reduces the risk of accidents caused by reels falling or rolling off unstable surfaces.
  • Flexibility: Reel racks come in various sizes and configurations to accommodate different reel sizes and weights. They can be customized to fit specific requirements, allowing you to store a wide range of reel types, such as wire, cable, rope, tubing, or even large spools of fabric or paper.
  • Stability: Reel racks are typically made from sturdy materials like steel, ensuring long-lasting durability and the ability to withstand heavy loads. This makes them suitable for industrial environments where reels may be heavy or subjected to rough handling.

Reel Rack Applications

Reel racks find applications in various industries where the storage, organization, and handling of reels, spools, or coils are required. Here are some general applications for reel racks:

  • Wire and Cable Industry: Reel racks are extensively used in the wire and cable industry to store and dispense spools of wire, cable, or electrical cords. They facilitate easy access to reels during production, assembly, or installation processes.
  • Manufacturing and Distribution: Reel racks are utilized in manufacturing and distribution facilities to store and handle reels of different materials, such as plastic films, fabrics, paper rolls, metal coils, or tubing. They ensure efficient storage and retrieval of these materials during production or shipping.
  • Textile Industry: In the textile industry, reel racks are employed to store and manage large fabric rolls or spools. They help prevent fabric damage, facilitate easy identification, and enable convenient access to specific rolls for cutting or sewing operations.
  • Construction and Contractors: Reel racks are valuable in construction sites and contractor facilities where reels of various materials, including electrical cables, hoses, ropes, or pipes, need to be stored and accessed. They aid in keeping these materials organized and readily available for construction or installation work.
  • Entertainment and Events: Reel racks are used in the entertainment industry, such as theaters, concert venues, or event management companies. They provide storage solutions for cables, cords, audio-visual wires, lighting cables, and other equipment necessary for events or performances.
  • Telecommunications: Reel racks are utilized in telecommunications infrastructure and installation companies to store and manage reels of fiber optic cables or copper wires. They facilitate organized storage, easy access, and efficient deployment of cables during network installations or maintenance.
  • Automotive and Aerospace: Reel racks are employed in automotive and aerospace industries to store and handle reels of wires, harnesses, tubing, or hoses used in vehicle or aircraft manufacturing. They contribute to streamlined production processes and improved inventory management.
  • Retail and Warehousing: Reel racks can be utilized in retail or warehousing settings to store and display products on reels, such as carpets, rugs, vinyl flooring, or fabrics. They provide an organized and accessible display solution while optimizing storage space.

Reel Rack Manufacturers

  • UNARCO Material Handling, Inc. (Unarco)
  • Lyon Workspace Products
  • WireCrafters LLC
  • Penco Products
  • Ridg-U-Rak, Inc.
  • Spacesaver Corporation
  • Borroughs Corporation
  • AK Material Handling Systems
  • Husky Rack & Wire

Reel Rack are Also Known As

  • Reel holder
  • Reel dispenser
  • Spool rack
  • Coil rack
  • Wire rack
  • Cable rack
  • Drum rack
  • Roll rack
  • Tubing rack
  • Spindle rack

Reel Rack Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is a reel rack?
A:A reel rack is a storage system specifically designed for storing and organizing reels, spools, or coils of various materials, such as wire, cable, rope, fabric, or tubing. It provides a structured and efficient way to store and access these items.

Q: How do reel racks maximize storage space?
A: Reel racks are designed to make the most efficient use of available storage space. They typically utilize vertical storage, allowing reels to be stacked or stored in a compact manner. This helps free up valuable floor space and allows for higher storage capacities.

Q: How much weight can a reel rack hold?
A: The weight capacity of a reel rack depends on its design, materials used, and manufacturer specifications. Typical reel racks can handle loads ranging from a few hundred pounds to several thousand pounds per level. It's important to check the weight capacity of a specific reel rack model to ensure it can support the intended load.

Q: How do I determine the right size and configuration for a reel rack?
A: The size and configuration of a reel rack depend on various factors, including the dimensions and weight of the reels to be stored, available floor space, and the desired storage capacity. It's recommended to assess the specific requirements of your application and consult with reel rack manufacturers or suppliers who can assist in determining the appropriate size and configuration based on your needs.

Q: Can reel racks be used for vertical storage only?
A: While reel racks are commonly used for vertical storage to maximize space, some designs allow for horizontal storage as well. These racks may have adjustable arms or shelves that can be positioned horizontally to store reels in a flat orientation. This flexibility in storage orientation provides options for different types of reels and space requirements.

Q: Are there safety accessories or add-ons available for reel racks?
A: Yes, there are safety accessories and add-ons available for reel racks. These may include safety pins or locks to secure reels in place, end stops to prevent reels from sliding off the rack, or safety barriers to protect personnel from falling reels. These accessories can enhance the safety of the storage system and mitigate potential risks.

Q: Can reel racks be adjusted or expanded?
A: Some reel rack designs offer adjustable arms or shelves that allow for flexibility in accommodating different reel sizes or configurations. Additionally, certain manufacturers provide modular reel rack systems that can be expanded or reconfigured as storage needs change. It's advisable to check with the manufacturer or supplier about the adjustability and expandability options of a particular reel rack model.