expansion is the favoured solution for facilities with space restrictions, the cost of construction is increasing over time. Mezzanines, on the other hand, offer a cost-effective space that can be added to many operations to create additional areas for production or increase in storage capacity. If you are considering in investing on a mezzanine system, it is important to know the several types of mezzanines that are available as well as their benefits in order to choose the right one for you.
Freestanding Mezzanine Storage
Usually considered a fixture within the facility, this type of storage system is supported by structural columns bolted to the floor, this takes up a minimal amount of space. In situations where usual configurations or loading requirements are not considered crucial factors, this kind of mezzanine proves the perfect solution.
Racking & Shelf Supported Mezzanine Storage
This type of mezzanine is built on top of and supported by pallet racks or shelving systems, this means there is no need for use of structural columns. These systems allow you to increase your space by offering dense storage underneath and storage on top.
Catwalk Mezzanine Storage
Catwalk mezzanines consist of walkways that are suspended from the first level of shelving and in between or next to a second level of shelving, allowing access to the product stored on the second level.
Full Mat Mezzanine Storage
This type of mezzanine storage system provides the features of both catwalk and freestanding systems. These mezzanine systems can be installed on top of existing workplace areas or shelving.
Custom Mezzanine Storage
As the name implies, custom mezzanines are designed according to the needs of the facility. Any column spacing, design, load characteristics and component can be included in a customized mezzanine design.
With a mezzanine system, you are able to double the floor space in an area efficiently, increasing your overall productivity and minimizing moving expenses. Pacific Steel specialises in a wide range of steel products including mezzanine flooring, shelving, racking and more. Visit our website today for more information!