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Wire Mesh Vs Wood: Which one is better for your pallet rack?

Wire Mesh Vs Wood: Which one is better for your pallet rack?

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For carefully selected items, it makes sense to use several storage levels in the warehouse instead of palletization. Also, to prevent the product from falling, you may need additional protection similar to what a safety bar can provide when storing the pallet. This can be useful for decks as it provides horizontal shelves and more space between the joists for safe storage of pallet racking and carefully selected items. There are several options for decks, but the most common are wood decks and chicken wire decks. Each has its strengths and weaknesses. This article provides insights to help you choose the option that best suits your warehouse needs. Let’s start with a tree!

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Wire Mesh: Pros and Cons

Pros: A grid is a reliable way to store carefully selected items and protect certain areas of your warehouse from falling objects such as tunnels. It is made of a durable material that offers a longer life than wood. Most wire mesh fencing manufacturers offer products that meet the ANSIM H26.2 2017 standard. There is a variety of types of wire mesh decking that can fit different beams, like waterfall wire decking, flat flush, and inverted flare, just to name a few.


Cons: The main drawback of using a steel wire mesh is that it is more expensive than a wooden deck.
Be careful when the deck board comes off the joists This is due to the risk of falling. Pallet support accessories are required.

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Wood: Pros and Cons

Pros: Whether you use a wood deck or plywood, wood can provide an affordable solution to your deck needs. It provides a consistent interface that can be easily customized for a particular shelf type. Make sure everything is properly secured so that the wood rack is not in danger of falling. As always, make sure it’s designed to withstand the stress it puts on you.

Cons:  Since it is an organic material, the properties of wood can deteriorate over time. The impact can cause it to rot or crack. These issues may not be immediately apparent and can give you a false sense of security when loading your goods. It can also pose an additional risk in the event of a fire. why?
• It is a flammable substance.
• The flame tends to spread horizontally instead of rising upwards to activate the sprinkler, preventing the sprinkler system from distributing enough water throughout the rack.

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