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Storage, Shelving and Racking Systems

When it comes to industry beliefs around centres and the ways in which they think about rack design, there are two simple distribution categories used to distinguish the types of racks used within their warehouses.
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Both safety practices and risk mitigation are not nice-to-haves, they are must-haves and solution development.

Aside from enforcing standards to ensure the safety practices surrounding maintenance and reconfiguration of racks, the very need to increase efficiency is changing the way racks are designed.

The combined pressures erode commoditisation of rack systems, since the number of storage locations, aisle width and slab designs provide nowhere near enough information to properly specify a storage system.


According to Walter Scremin owner of OnTime Group, in order to boost safety, achieve compliance and cut costs, the design of racks and storage media must match the application as closely as possible.

“Successful rack users start with the rack system when designing any new facility. If a main part of your business is storage and handling, you should consider the rack before you even start with the building. But many people still try to fit the rack to the building. It’s like buying a sports car and then asking your wife and kids to get in. You should have bought a minivan.”

Between codes and the desire for optimum efficiency and productivity, rack systems benefit from a detailed exchange of information throughout a given project. Ferret has several different examples of racking and shelving systems used within the industry that can assist you pick the right rack for your warehouse, click here.

Mechanical Components
CGB Precision Products
Small mechanical components and magnetic tension control devices are perfect for web control and ten
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Cubicle SE System with frame, rear and side panels, baseplate, roof panel and door
ERNTEC Pty Ltd
ERNTEC's custom cabinets and large enclosures can be used across a range of industries including electrical, telecommunications and Defence
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Side plates, top and bottom covers, front and rear panels
ERNTEC Pty Ltd
Subrack and card frame solutions from ERNTEC are available in a wide variety of standardised and customised choices
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RBDGS02BB Bulkibox Dangerous Goods Store
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Modular Bins are available in Food Industry colours
Polymaster Industrial
Polyethylene storage solutions deliver excellent storage capabilities and resilience to harsh materials.
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High density storage systems
Boscotek Industrial Storage
High Density Storage Cabinets can be used in both industrial workshops and laboratories and offer high security with central locking.
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Industrial Sheds
Shed Creations
Custom built industrial sheds for housing of various machinery or products. These structures are built using high quality parts and come in kits or fully assembled.
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Loscam returnable packaging solutions
Loscam
Loscam provide environmentally friendly pallets and pallet racking systems for supply chain and logistics solutions
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Chemical Repacking Services
Chemical Solutions
Chemical Solutions offer a range of blending and mixing solutions for various chemical subtances including powder and flammable liquids
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Access aisle easily
Schaefer Store
Schaefer Store manufacture superior drive in pallet racking that is secure to use and economic to purchase
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Designed strong to endure industrial conditions
AFC Group
AFC’s Overhead Optical Distribution Frames and Wall Mount Optical Distribution Frames optimise overhead rack space.
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Spill Station's Spill Response Kits
Spill Station Australia
Spill control kits from Spill Station Australia include all the elements required to clear away high
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Dematic​ AMCAP
Dematic
Dematic offers safe, cost-effective, high performance solutions for both manual and automated mixed case palletising.
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Bunds and Containment constructed of chemical resistant  Polyethylene
Polymaster Industrial
Bulk storage and handling equipment for demanding industrial applications from Polymaster Industrial.
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Warehouse Selective Pallet Racking
Colby Storage Solutions
Selective pallet racking is adaptable to your requirements, has easy access to all pallets all the time and is an economical choice.
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Mobile tool trolleys with drawer cabinets and cupboards
Boscotek Industrial Storage
BOSCOTEK™ Mobile Tools Trolleys are convenient, yet sturdy and reliable to meet changing needs of when and where tools are required.
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Digital Locks from Locks Galore
Locks Galore
A range of domestic and commercial locks for sliding door, screen door, window, gate, door closers, safes etc.
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Key Storage Cabinets and Management Systems from Australian Security Technology
Australian Security Technology
These key storage and management systems are logical, secure and efficient. The cabinets themselves are secure and attractive.
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Bulk storage tarpaulins
DomeShelter Australia
Canvas and PVC tarps for providing shelter on sites and protecting stock piles and machinery against water and dust
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Hard wearing and strong to meet the demands of laboratory and classroom applications
BAC Systems
Swift and mobile Tool Trolleys from BAC System intelligent design allows for operational efficiency.
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Spray Nozzle Engineering
Australian company, with an extensive range of liquid and air-nozzles - inclusive of our designs. We supply spray nozzles, air nozzles, hose reels, mixers, pressure wash, cip products etc. We supply innovative designs for applications in cooling, dust ...
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Compressed Air Australia
Compressed Air Australia offers high quality, energy-conserving solutions that solve problems in industrial plants. Compressed Air is a leading distributor of: EXAIR compressed air products that blow off, vacuum, cool, vent, dry, convey and neutralise ...
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A Plus Plastics
Market leaders in the design, mould production and manufacture of plastic injection moulded and CNC engineered components. With over 34 years of plastic manufacturing and custom moulding experience, A Plus Plastics are certainly the experts of their ...
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ERNTEC Pty Ltd
ERNTEC Pty Ltd is a leading player in the manufacture and supply of precision components to all sectors associated with electrical, electronic and medical engineering. Products include backshells, backplanes, cabinets and racks, subracks, connectors, ...
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Gamma Solutions
Gamma Solutions offers advanced mobile data collection solutions. They provide printers, barcode systems, portable terminals, scanners, wireless networks, RFID systems and implementation services.
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CGB Precision Products
CGB Precision Products is a specialist supplier of super precision ball bearings and related components. They are the Australian representatives for top brands such as Barden, FAG, Kaydon & Gamet, Kamatics, Heim, FLURO, PIC Design and Greene Tweed - ...
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Vector Lifting
Vector Lifting provide cranes, hoists, attachments and accessories. Specialising in the design and manufacture of materials handling equipment and is a leading manufacturer of railway lifting equipment and jib cranes in Australasia.
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Refrigerated Warehouse Association of Australia
The Refrigerated Warehouse & Transport Association of Australia Ltd (RWTA) represents both the warehousing and transport sectors involved in the storage, distribution and transportation of temperature controlled products in what is ...
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Ferret.com.au is Australia's largest and leading online directory for the manufacturing, mining, and industrial sectors. Ferret.com.au comprises the most current information on products and services across a broad range of industries, and provides qualified ...
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Richmond Wheels and Castors
Established in Victoria in 1958, Richmond Wheels and Castors have been designing materials handling equipment including wheels and castors, pallet trucks and pipe rollers. 
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Giant Inflatables Industrial
Giant Inflatables Industrial supplies inflatable blast booths, workshops and temporary portable shelters for industry, as well as a huge range of pipe plugs and duct and vent stoppers. Their custom designed solutions will find a cost effective solution ...
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Magnet Sales Australia
Magnet Sales Australia are distributors of high quality magnetic equipment for the welding, fabrication, woodworking and lifting industries. With a direct focus on improving the safety, efficiency and productivity of industrial operations, we provide ...
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Cantilever Racking
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Enjoy significant savings in a large warehouse by automating some of the handling using conveyor systems
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06/04/18 - No matter how large or small your warehouse space, it’s important to make full use of the area.
Storage Ideas’ bespoke design solutions
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Installing a mezzanine can save you the time, money and stress of moving to a new facility when you need more space.
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22/02/18 - When investigating ways to make the most out of your available space, you may have come across the idea of raised storage or mezzanine levels.
A-Frame racking
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01/02/18 - A-Frame racking might be the perfect solution for your warehousing or storage environment.
Exceeding international standards in safety is a priority for Colby
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Storage racking
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Our manufacturers make some of the best products in the world
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07/09/17 - Read on for a few helpful tips on how to choose your next storage provider.
Phoenix Lifting Vacuum Lifting System
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Richmond TugR
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Reliable optical detection of uneven and irregular objects
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Detecting 1D and 2D Bar Codes & Data Matrix Codes
SICK Pty Ltd Product Manager Sean Carter provides hands-on demonstrations of a variety of code reading devices designed to provide reliable, efficient identification of 1D and 2D bar codes and data matrix codes.
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Complete Mining Vehicle Protection
SICK Technical Industry Manager Nicky Guenther provides an overview of SICK's vehicle protection systems for mining vehicles, designed to ensure safety and efficiency.
SICK Pty Ltd
Sensors for Hazardous Point Protection & Machine Safety
SICK Product Market Manager Jason Mair discusses several unique sensors that can be used to provide hazardous point protection and protect workers from dangerous machines in industrial environments.
SICK Pty Ltd
The Changing Nature of Automation in the Workplace
SICK Pty Ltd Managing Director David Duncan talks with Ferret.com.au about the changing nature of automation in the workplace, the developing role product makers have in ensuring the safety of end users and how SICK embraces and fosters moves towards ...
SICK Pty Ltd
Manufacturing, Automation and the Future
Ferret.com.au interviews SICK Australia & New Zealand National Sales Manager Jeff Walker about the future of automation and the impact that developments in this area will have on the manufacturing sector.
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Hitachi electric chain hoist & trolley
Hitachi electric chain hoist & trolley
Prolift Solutions Pty Ltd
Vector Lifting - Company Overview
Ferret.com.au interviews Vector Lifting Project Manager Guy Webster about the design, engineering and manufacture of mechanical lifting systems, jib cranes and railway maintenance equipment.
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