Cantilever Column

Definition: What is a Cantilever Column? In cantilever rack systems a cantilever column is the vertical component that supports the horizontal cantilever beams. The beam is supported rigidly at one end by connecting it to the column. It carries a load along the free arm or at the free end. A slanting beam is fixed …

Gondola Shelving

Definition: What is Gondola Shelving? A floor-mounted shelving system using cantilevered shelves that extend from one or both sides of a rigid vertical back is known as gondola shelving. It is used mostly in retail because it is easy to move and reconfigure. Known also as “the pegboard style” of shelving, a typical gondola shelving …

Rack

Definition: What is Rack? Rack or racking, one of the fundamental tools in material handling industry, is a steel structure composed of two or more upright frames, beams, and connectors for the purpose of supporting materials in storage. Most commonly they are assembled by welding, bolting or clipping. Steel pallet rack structures are designed to …