How to Buy Shelving & Racking
Follow our simple guide, on how to order the correct type, size
and quantity of Shelving or Racking
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What's a Starter Bay?
A Starter Bay is a bay of racking consisting of two frames and is usually (standard) supplied
with sets of beams - two beams make up a level.
For most types of racking, you can purchase additional levels.
*Each run of racking or shelving - a run is a length of racking comprising more than one bay -
must include a starter bay
What's an Add on Bay?
An add on bay is not a standalone bay of racking but is added to a starter bay to extend it.
While a starter bay consists of 2 frames and a number levels, an add on bay is 1 frame and any number of
Important information about starter bays:
- You must have a starter bay to attach an add on bay to.
- For each run of racking you must have 1 starter bay; the remaining bays
can all be add-on bays.
What's a Level?
A level is the same as a shelf and for the majority of our racking and shelving a level is
made up of 2 beams and a sheet of chipboard or steel; for our garment racking a level consists of just two, rounded