CANTILEVER RACKING SYSTEMS

Cantilever Racking

Wickens Cantilever Racking offers a cost-effective and safe solution for storing various types of long and heavy products. An open-fronted system allows storing infinite and varying length items. Manufactured in the UK, our Cantilever Rack System uprights and bases are constructed from hot-rolled structural steel sections, which make them very robust and able to withstand the rigours of the most arduous industrial environments.

Cantilever Racking Features

  • Vertically adjustable arms on a standard pitch of 150mm
    (others available on request)
  • Painted any colour, or hot-dipped galvanised finish for external applications
  • Arms lengths and capacities to suit your requirements
  • Rack heights up to 10m to carry up to 30 tonnes
  • Various arm section material profiles
  • Vertically adjustable arms on a standard pitch of 150mm (others available on request)
  • Painted any colour, or hot-dipped galvanised finish for external applications
  • Arms lengths and capacities to suit your requirements
  • Rack heights up to 10m to carry up to 30 tonnes
  • Various arm section material profiles
cantilever racking with guide rail
Cantilever Racks in a warehouse
double sided cantilever racking at a scrap car yard. Cars stored on four levels
Cantilever racks for jigs storage

Cantilever Racking Options

  • Single or double sided
  • Canopies for external storage
  • Removable retaining pins or welded end stops
  • Rack Clad Buildings
  • Arm end ties (left to right supports)
  • Plastic arm protection to protect the product from corrosion or damage
  • Tyre guards
  • Steel or timber decks
  • Head guards
  • Single or double sided
  • Canopies for external storage
  • Removable retaining pins or welded end stops
  • Rack Clad Buildings
  • Arm end ties (left to right supports)
  • Plastic arm protection to protect the product from corrosion or damage
  • Tyre guards
  • Steel or timber decks
  • Head guards
construction of cantilever racking with roof and rainwater goods

Cantilever Racking Design

  • All products comply with current British and CE marking standards
  • Minimum Safety Factor of 2.5 based on ultimate tensile strength
  • Arm deflection limited to 1/180th of length
  • All products comply with current British and CE marking standards
  • Minimum Safety Factor of 2.5 based on ultimate tensile strength
  • Arm deflection limited to 1/180th of length
  • Maximum allowable weld stress of 115N/mm2
  • Upright deflection limited to 1/120th of height or 50mm, whichever is less
  • Maximum allowable weld stress of 115N/mm2
  • Upright deflection limited to 1/120th of height or 50mm, whichever is less
cantilever racking with timber pallets

ideal for storage

  • Panels
  • Concrete & sheet lintels
  • Worktops & laminates
cantilever racking design drawing

When combined with a Wickens Guide Rail System, our Cantilever Racking offers the perfect narrow aisle solution, allowing the most efficient use of space within your warehouse. A variety of safety products, such as steel safety barriers, column protectors and bollards, are available to protect your racking and stock from damage caused by materials handling machinery.

We also produce Cantilever Racking fitted with canopies and rainwater goods that will protect your externally stored products from weather damage. In addition to roofs, we offer a complete Rack Clad Building package, a very cost-effective way of constructing a stand-alone storage building.

Wickens Design Engineers will provide a bespoke Cantilever Racking solution for your individual storage needs. We will carry out structural calculations to ensure that you are offered the most cost-effective racks, which are able to carry your specified loads and maximise the capacity of your storage space. Our Engineers will liaise with your chosen forklift truck supplier to ensure that our system works in complete harmony with their trucks.

We offer a full Project Management Service, including installation.

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cantilever racking design drawing

BROWSE STORAGE SOLUTIONS

Extrusion on cantilever racking

EXTRUSION STORAGE

wickens structural pallet

SHEET METAL STORAGE

Bar and tube storage wickens

BAR AND TUBE STORAGE

completed rack clad building project

RACK CLAD BUILDINGS

jigs on cantilever racking system

JIG AND TOOL STORAGE

Guide Rail Wickens

GUIDE RAIL SYSTEMS

Timber Storage

TIMBER STORAGE

dry stack boat storage wickens

DRY STACK BOAT STORAGE

scrap vehicles on Wickens cantilever racks

SCRAP CAR STORAGE

Extrusion on cantilever racking

EXTRUSION STORAGE

wickens structural pallet

SHEET METAL STORAGE

Bar and tube storage wickens

BAR AND TUBE STORAGE

Timber Storage

TIMBER STORAGE

scrap vehicles on Wickens cantilever racks

SCRAP CAR STORAGE

completed rack clad building project

RACK CLAD BUILDINGS

jigs on cantilever racking system

JIG AND TOOL STORAGE

Guide Rail Wickens

GUIDE RAIL SYSTEMS

dry stack boat storage wickens

DRY STACK BOAT STORAGE

Reviews for Cantilever Racking Systems

Cantilever Racking Systems
Average rating:  
 4 reviews
bySimon Scowcroft, Managing Director at Libra Systems onCantilever Racking Systems
Cantilever Racking System

Wickens were recommended to us by a local fork lift truck company who had worked with the company in the past, so we invited them to visit our site to discuss requirements with the warehouse team. They recommended a cantilever racking system which made the best possible use of the available floor to ceiling height, while also taking into account fork lift truck capacity and access for fire doors and entrances. We asked three racking companies to quote for the job and Wickens were the most competitive. The fact they also manufacture all the racking components meant I was confident they could provide a solution to meet our needs. The difference the new racking has made to the warehouse is significant. We are now making the most of the space available to us and can store products of different lengths more easily, meaning our business is operating more efficiently and safely.

byAlan Stubbs, Roads Services Contracts Manager at East Lothian Council onCantilever Racking Systems
Cantilever Racking System

We approached Wickens to design a storage solution for our lighting columns. We are pleased with the end product which has allowed us to maximise the limited space available, the site area looks a lot tidier and this will improve the working environment for our operatives.

byBob Lynock, Yard Manager at Smart Space Tamworth onCantilever Racking Systems

The new racks have created so much more space - it’s a great improvement. Before we couldn’t even get the truck into the yard! The racking has definitely done what we hoped it would – it saves me a lot of time.

byMark Woodward, Operations Director at Metalfast Manchester onCantilever Racking Systems
Cantilever Racking System

Wickens know our business and we have always received excellent service. They worked with us and our subcontractors to design the best possible solution.

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