Steel King Industries Inc. has announced the availability of its SK2000 closed-tube roll form rack systems.
The company says the SK2000 features a fully welded tubular upright, giving the racks superior impact resistance over open-back style uprights and is ideal for a wide range of warehouse applications and markets. Because the SK2000 is roll-form steel, it is cost-effective for small storage applications, and has the strength and durability to provide the framework for a multi-level pick module/distribution center.
The strength of the SK2000’s closed tube beams and upright rack frames make each rack system safer and more functional. Independent engineering tests have confirmed that, when compared to open back column, SK2000 pallet racking has 250 percent greater frontal impact strength, 68 percent greater side impact resistance, and 44 times greater torsional strength, the company says.
Steel King says SK2000 columns have a 90-degree bend and no corner holes. The SK2000 is a boltless rack system with teardrop connections and auto-engaging safety locks, meaning that it can be assembled without tools.
Depending on future needs, with boltless assembly you can add to the pick module, move it or build another as needed,” says Kyle Arndt, a Werner Electric Supply project manager.
Columns are available in multiple sizes and thicknesses according to application needs. The system’s braces and step beams are made from the same high-strength, closed tubing as the columns and are available in many profiles and lengths. Bracing is secured with full fillet weld, which in many cases is four times more weld than competing rack systems. The SK2000’s three-rivet connection offers 26 percent greater strength than a two-rivet connection. In addition, the SK2000 is made with 100 percent U.S. steel, says the company.
Steel King also offers additional safety and durability accessories for the SK2000 rack systems, such as factory-installed column core inserts.