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Longspan Shelving Installation Guide

Thank you for choosing United Racking as your partner for Longspan Shelving installation. This guide will provide you with step-by-step instructions to ensure a successful and efficient installation process. Please read and follow these instructions carefully.

Before You Begin:

  • Verify that you have received all the necessary components as listed in your order. If any parts are missing or damaged, please contact United Racking immediately for assistance.

  • Ensure you have the required tools and equipment for the installation, including but not limited to a rubber mallet, measuring tape, level, and appropriate safety gear.

  • Choose a suitable location for your shelving system. Ensure the surface is level, sturdy, and free from any obstacles that may hinder the installation process.

United Racking Longspan Shelving

Safety Precautions:

  • Assemble the shelving system with at least two people to ensure safety and facilitate the installation process.

  • Wear appropriate safety gear, such as gloves and safety glasses, throughout the installation.

  • Avoid overloading the shelves beyond their specified weight capacity. Refer to the load capacity information provided by United Racking.

Installation Steps:

Step 1: Positioning the Upright Frames

  • Carefully position the upright frames at the desired location for your shelving system.

  • Ensure the frames are aligned parallel to each other and have the appropriate spacing.

Step 2: Installing Shelf Beams

  • Starting at the lowest position, insert the first shelf beam into the corresponding slots on both upright frames.

  • Use a rubber mallet to gently tap the beam near the joint, securing it in place.

  • Repeat this process for each shelf beam, ensuring equal spacing between them.

Step 3: Adding Beam Locking Pins

  • Install a beam locking pin into each end of every shelf beam used. This ensures the beams remain securely in place.

  • Insert the locking pins into the designated holes on the beams and secure them firmly.

Step 4: Installing Decking Material

  • Depending on your specific shelving system, add the appropriate decking material onto the beams.

  • For particleboard decks, place them onto the top inner lip of each pair of beams.

  • If using wire decks or galvanized shelves, position them similarly.

Step 5: Leveling and Alignment

  • Use a level to ensure the shelving system is straight and level. If levelling plates are required contact your local United Racking branch)

  • Make any necessary adjustments to ensure the system is plumb and level

Step 6: Optional Floor Fixings

  • For added stability, you may choose to secure the upright frames to the floor using appropriate floor fixings.

  • Use expansion bolts for concrete surfaces or screws for wood surfaces.

  • Floor fixings are optional accessories and not supplied as standard.

Step 7: Load Rating Stickers

  • If you have purchased load rating stickers you can now stick them on the beams in a visible location. 

  • These stickers display important load capacity information for each level.

Congratulations! You have successfully installed your United Racking Longspan Shelving system. Now you can start organizing and maximizing your storage space efficiently.

For any further assistance or inquiries, please contact United Racking at:

Website: www.unitedracking.com.au

Note: This installation guide provides general instructions. If you encounter any specific challenges during the installation process, consult with United Racking for personalized guidance and support.

United Racking Longspan Shelving
Beam Length
Load (UDL)
Locking Pins
Colour Options
Starter Bay Length
Add On Bay Length
600mm
923kg
Included
Three
720mm
660mm
900mm
815kg
Included
Three
1020mm
960mm
1200mm
793kg
Included
Three
1320mm
1260mm
1500mm
635kg
Included
Three
1620mm
1560mm
1800mm
529kg
Included
Three
1920mm
1860mm
2000mm
471kg
Included
Three
2120mm
2060mm
2400mm
327kg
Included
Three
2520mm
2460mm
2700mm
258kg
Included
Three
2820mm
2760mm
3000mm
209kg
Included
Three
3120mm
3060mm
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