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Drive-In and Drive Through Rack

Ideal For Last-In/First-Out or First-in/First-Out Storage Needs In Your Facility

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Drive in and Drive Through Rack

Drive-in and drive-through rack is designed for last-in, first-out (LIFO – drive-in) or first-in, first-out (FIFO – drive-through) inventory management. Pallets are stored on support rails that are attached to uprights and are accessed by a lift truck that drives in to the system with the load elevated to the height of the rail and placed in the selected storage location. This provides high storage density by eliminating picking aisles, but offers low selectivity.

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Drive-in and drive-through rack is ideal for storing large quantities of homogeneous products, products with long life spans, and products that require large, one-time moves.

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Product Flow

In drive-in rack, the lift truck loads and unloads by entering through the front of the system and then backing out. In drive-through rack, the lift truck is able to enter through both ends of the system for loading and unloading allowing for a FIFO storage option but requiring an additional aisle.

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Specifications and Options

Frame types:

  • Roll formed – open and closed column
  •  Structural channel

In-bay lift truck guidance:

  • Floor mount guide angle
  • Rack mounted rub rail

X-bracing:

  • Horizontal and vertical
    x-bracing is supplied as
    needed per design requirements
    and local code

Top tie beams and rail support beams:

  • Top ties to help stabilize the entire system
  • Rail support beams for rear position

Load rails:

  • Structural angle rail 3/16″ and 3/4″
  • Column section 14ga and 13ga
  • “Z” rails
  • Load rails are top-mounted to arm

Entry frame options:

  •  Off-set
  • Cant-back

Available in single or double deep entry design
Recommended up to 10 deep per side
Arms are tapered structural angle for clearance and strength

Specifications and Options

Frame types:

  • Roll formed – open and closed column
  •  Structural channel

In-bay lift truck guidance:

  • Floor mount guide angle
  • Rack mounted rub rail

X-bracing:

  • Horizontal and vertical
    x-bracing is supplied as
    needed per design requirements
    and local code

Top tie beams and rail support beams:

  • Top ties to help stabilize the entire system
  • Rail support beams for rear position

Load rails:

  • Structural angle rail 3/16″ and 3/4″
  • Column section 14ga and 13ga
  • “Z” rails
  • Load rails are top-mounted to arm

Entry frame options:

  •  Off-set
  • Cant-back

Available in single or double deep entry design
Recommended up to 10 deep per side
Arms are tapered structural angle for clearance and strength

Specifications and Options

Complete Rack System Products and Services

REB Storage Systems International can provide you with products to complete your material handling system, including decking, shelving, and mezzanines.

At REB Storage Systems International, we combine our superior selection of quality products with professional, first-rate service. We will gladly assist you with selecting the right options for your particular needs and can provide additional support to help you complete your project. From rack system engineering to rack installation, we can help with all of the needs of your material handling operations.

Complete rack system products and services

DO YOU NEED A DRIVE-IN OR DRIVE-THROUGH RACK?

If you need a complete drive through rack system, we can help.
We've been creating high density drive-in and drive-through storage systems for more than 50 years.  
Whether your project is large or small, we have the expertise to ensure your next project is a success.

Testimonials

Brian Dubin

All Products Automotive, Inc.

“We have been a customer for over 15 years. REB offers a good selection of products at great prices. They are an excellent source of materials along with suggestions and information on a variety of storage issues."

Bruce Moulton

Harrington Industrial Plastics

“REB is by far my favorite vendor, the customer service and dedication to making sure every order is complete and on time. Fantastic communication, and an absolute pleasure to work with.”

Gary Rothschild

Epko Industries

“First time customer and REB provided excellent service and competitive pricing. Would use them again.”

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