Frequently Asked Questions

Here you will find questions to some of the most important questions about our innovative Big Steel Rack system. If you can’t find an answer here, use the contact form below.

can you create custom sizes?

Yes. We specialize in creating custom racking solutions. To create your perfect storage system, we will need the following information:

  1. Maximum sheet size (ex. L x W)

  2. Spacing between pallets

  3. Overall rack height

  4. Weight capacity per pallet (ex. standard 5,000 lbs)

  5. Number of storage locations you require?

  6. Any other custom requirements?

What is the footprint area?


4′ x 8′

4′ x 10′

5′ x 10′

4′ x 12′

5′ x 12′

6′ x 12′

Footprint Area

57.75” x 116”

57.75” x 140”

69.75” x 140”

57.75” x 164”

69.75” x 164”

81.75” x 164”

Rack Heights





Actual Heights





Who installs/what’s involved?

Our racks come as modular systems that need to be assembled.
Assembly instructions will be provided with the necessary hardware.

It usually takes 2-3 people around 3 hours to assemble each rack.

How thick should our concrete be?

We recommend a minimum of 6 inches thick.

Do you anchor the racks at all?

We strongly recommend that you anchor your Big Steel Rack(s) to the floor.


Need help?

Use our contact form and you will be contacted by a Big Steel Rack rep.


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Phone: 517.740.5428

Fax: 517.789.8495