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Used Wire Shelving

Wire shelving is ideal in a wide range of commercial and industrial applications. Stainless steel galvanized shelving, chrome wire shelving, and black metal shelving are available at American Surplus. Easy to assemble, the shelves are adjustable in 1" increments. Metro shelving is available with add-on units and extra shelves to expand units. Optional accessories include baskets, ledges, dividers, and shelf liners. All used wire shelving and used mobile wire shelving carts are available from manufacturers such as Nextel, Eagle and Metro and are in great condition. ASI takes pride in selling top quality used shelving of all varieties to help our customers fulfill their storage needs. Design and installation of used industrial shelving, by trained professionals, is available nationwide.

New Surplus Industrial Mobile Wire Shelving
New Surplus Industrial Mobile Wire Shelving
  • Durable Design
  • Provides Maneuverability
  • Faster Picking Times
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New Surplus Industrial Wire Shelving
New Surplus Industrial Wire Shelving
  • Durable Reliability
  • Easy to Maintain
  • Quick Assembly
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Used Mobile Wire Shelving Cart
Used Mobile Wire Shelving Cart
  • Wheels ensure easy mobility
  • Multiple levels allow for dense storage
  • Lightweight, easy assembly
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Used Schaefer Shelving
Used Schaefer Shelving
  • Easy Installation
  • Little or No Maintenance
  • Industrial or Commercial Use
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Used Metro Wire Shelving
Used Metro Wire Shelving
  • Industrial Grade
  • Shelves placed in 1" increments
  • Plastic sleeves secure shelf
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We Buy Used Warehouse Shelving

Are you moving or liquidating your facility and looking to sell your used industrial warehouse shelving? American Surplus Inc. can help! Learn more about our industrial shelving purchasing program online or call our sales office at (800)876-3736 to get started.

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About Industrial Wire Shelving

Wire shelving has become extremely popular in both warehouse and personal applications over the past several years. Typically, not as durable as industrial steel shelving, wire shelving is extremely easy to assemble, easy to clean, and is very customizable. They come in many different widths and depths and can contain any number of shelves. It is an open style of shelving, meaning that inventory can be accessed from all sides.

Wire shelving are very versatile. These shelves can be used for both residential and commercial use. Wire shelves are durable and can store heavier items while increasing storage space. They are easier to clean compared to other shelving options. This shelving is designed to stop dust from building up making it ideal for the electronic, healthcare, and food storage industries. Should a fire breakout at your facility the openings will not block the water from ceiling sprinkler systems. The lightweight design makes for easy transportation around storage/distribution centers and warehouses.

Each shelf of wire shelving contains a circular opening in each corner where the rounded uprights are fed through. Plastic clips are put on each leg of the upright at the same height, and each shelf rests on them. Usually, the uprights contain an indent every inch, to which the plastic clips secure. Although no tools are required, a rubber mallet is recommended for gently taping down each level of wire shelving to settle it onto the clips. To remove the shelves, gently tap the underside with a rubber mallet near each corner to loosen it until it can be lifted out from the uprights.

At a fraction of the cost of new, our used wire shelving is in excellent condition, and we currently have a massive inventory in stock. Call us today; our friendly and professional sales staff will work with you to figure out exactly what you need for your material handling or storage application. Or stop by our location in Rhode Island! We would be happy to give you a tour and an opportunity to see the product in person.

Advantages of Industrial Wire Shelving

There are many advantages wire shelving has to offer, including:

  • Durability: Wire shelving is made from sturdy materials like stainless steel or coated wire that can withstand heavy loads and resist damage from moisture, heat, and chemicals.
  • Visibility: The open wire design of wire shelving allows for greater visibility of stored items, making it easier to locate items quickly and reduce clutter.
  • Air circulation: The open design also allows for better air circulation, which can help prevent mold and mildew growth on stored items.
  • Adjustable: Most wire shelving units are adjustable, allowing you to customize the height and configuration of the shelves to fit your specific needs.
  • Easy to clean: Wire shelves are easy to clean and sanitize, making them ideal for use in food service and healthcare settings.
  • Cost-effective: Wire shelving is often less expensive than other types of shelving, making it a cost-effective solution for storage needs.
  • Versatile: Wire shelving can be used in a variety of settings, including homes, offices, garages, and warehouses, making it a versatile storage solution.

Industrial Wire Shelving Applications

Industrial wire shelving is a popular storage solution for many businesses and organizations, and it can be used in a variety of applications, including:

  • Warehouses: Wire shelving is ideal for use in warehouses, where it can be used to store everything from large boxes to small parts. Its durability and adjustability make it a perfect choice for storing heavy items.
  • Manufacturing facilities: Wire shelving can also be used in manufacturing facilities, where it can be used to store raw materials, finished goods, and tools.
  • Food service: Wire shelving is a popular choice for food service businesses, where it can be used to store dry goods, kitchen equipment, and small appliances.
  • Healthcare facilities: Wire shelving is ideal for use in healthcare facilities, where it can be used to store medical supplies, equipment, and records.
  • Retail stores: Wire shelving is a popular choice for retail stores, where it can be used to store merchandise, display products, and organize storage areas.
  • Office spaces: Wire shelving can also be used in office spaces, where it can be used to store files, supplies, and equipment.
  • Garages and workshops: Wire shelving is perfect for use in garages and workshops, where it can be used to store tools, equipment, and supplies.

Industrial Wire Shelving Manufacturers

  • Cogan
  • Wildeck, Inc.
  • Panel Built
  • Mezzanines by Design
  • Steele Solutions
  • Bluff Manufacturing
  • Cubic Designs
  • Cornerstone Specialty Wood Products
  • DACS, Inc.
  • ResinDek
  • Equipto
  • PortaFab Corporation
  • Steele Storage Systems
  • MiTek Mezzanine Systems
  • Steel King Industries
  • Abtech Inc.
  • EGA Products
  • Mezzanine Distributors
  • Industrial Structures
  • Interlake Mecalux

Industrial Wire Shelving are Also Known As

  • Metro Shelving Products
  • Nexel Industries
  • Eagle Group
  • InterMetro Industries Corporation
  • Steel King Shelving
  • Quantum Storage Systems
  • Edsal Manufacturing Company
  • Durham Manufacturing Company
  • Western Pacific Storage Solutions
  • Akro-Mils Industrial Storage

Industrial Wire Shelving Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What size shelving should I order?
A:The shelving size you need varies depending on what you are storing and how often you will be accessing the material.

Q: Are these units shipped assembled?
A: Wire shelving units do not ship assembled, but are easy to quickly setup.

Q: What is the difference between racking and shelving?
A:The main difference between shelving and racking is that shelving requires putting products onto the shelves and retrieving them by hand. However, racking requires warehouse employees to carry out material with equipment like forklifts.

Q: What are the weight capacities of industrial wire shelving?
A:Weight capacities vary depending on the specific brand and model of the shelving unit. Typically, industrial wire shelving can hold between 200 and 800 pounds per shelf.

Q: Are industrial wire shelving units adjustable?
A: Yes, most industrial wire shelving units are adjustable, allowing you to customize the height and configuration of the shelves to fit your specific storage needs.

Q: Can industrial wire shelving be used outdoors?
A: Some industrial wire shelving units are designed for outdoor use and are made from materials that are resistant to rust and corrosion. However, not all wire shelving units are suitable for outdoor use, so be sure to check the manufacturer's specifications before using them outside.