Frequently Asked Questions

Here you will find questions to some of the most important questions about our innovative Big Steel Rack system. If you can’t find an answer here, use the contact form below.

Can you create custom sizes?

Yes, of course. We specialize in creating custom racking solutions.
To create your perfect storage system, we will need the following information:

  1. Maximum sheet size (ex. L x W)
  2. Spacing between pallets
  3. Overall rack height
  4. Weight capacity per pallet (ex. standard 5,000 lbs)
  5. Number of storage locations you require?
  6. Any other custom requirements?

Contact a distributor with your specifications.

What is the footprint area?
Rack Footprint Area
4′ x 8′ 57.75″ x 116″
4′ x 10′ 57.75″ x 140″
5′ x 10′ 69.75″ x 140″
4′ x 12′ 57.75″ x 164″
5′ x 12′ 69.75″ x 164″
6′ x 12′ 81.75″ x 164″
Rack Heights Actual Heights
8′ 96.125
10′ 124.125
12′ 145.125
14′ 166.125
Who installs/what’s involved?

Our racks come as modular systems that need to be assembled.
Assembly instructions will be provided with the necessary hardware.
It usually takes 2-3 people around 3 hours to assemble each rack.

How thick should our concrete be?

We recommend a minimum of 6 inches thick.

Do you anchor the racks at all?

We strongly recommend that you anchor your Big Steel Rack(s) to the floor.

Need help?

Use our contact form and you will be contacted by a Big Steel Rack rep.
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