The material, generally made from welded wire, that is placed on shelves, rack load beams or walks to support loads of variable sizes.
The decks or flooring of a mezzanine can be made of several different types of materials depending upon the requirements, features and capacity of the mezzanine. These flooring/decking options may include bar grating, plank grating, wood planking, plywood, composite materials and cement.
2) Decking section
A completely fabricated decking assembly with reinforcing members ready for installation upon supporting storage rack framing. One or more decking sections are used to form a shelf surface.
3) Solid deck pallet
A pallet constructed with no spacing along the deck(s).
4) Single deck pallet
A pallet possessing one load bearing deck.
5) Double deck pallet
A pallet constructed of both a top and bottom deck or deckboards.
6) Block pallet
A pallet designed with blocks of material between the pallet decks or beneath the top deck that serve as strengtheners and posts.
A pallet that does not utilize a bottom deck. Generally supports the top deck by means of blocks and stringers.
8) Fork entry
The opening between decks of a pallet, beneath the top deck or beneath the stringer notch, to admit forks.
9) Vertical travel
The difference between the fully raised height of the platform deck and the fully closed height of the platform deck on a scissors lift.
10) Step beam
A beam that provides two horizontal surfaces on which the rack decking can be placed. Usually the top surface supports the deck and the lower surface supports the reinforcing members.
11) Pallet double wing
A pallet constructed in such a way as to have the top deck extending out from opposite sides.
12) Flush pallet
A pallet constructed in such a manner that there are no overhangs and the decks, both top and bottom, fit "flush" with the stringers on all sides.
13) General purpose pallet
A pallet that is designed and constructed for general use and is returnable. This pallet is generally double-decked in its construction.
14) Nonstep beam application
An application in which the area of wire decking support in confined to the surface area on the top of the front and rear beams fo the rack.
15) Reinforcing member
The component of rack decking which increases the capacity rating and rigidity of the assembly. Examples are: channels, tubes, rods, etc.