2.5 Decking and ramp(s) will be covered as specified by the end user.
3.0 The ramp will not extend past the end of the carriages into the main access aisles.
3.1 Ramps are constructed of 3/4" particleboard, a minimum of 24" in depth and ADA compliant when carriages exceed 6’6" in length.
3.2 A 16 gauge stainless steel threshold will be attached, providing smooth entry from existing floor to system floor, where appropriate.
4.0 Carriages are of 12 gauge welded steel construction, designed and manufactured to support 1000 lbs. per linear carriage foot. All carriages are painted and finished with powder coat paint in textured finishes.
4.1 Fixed carriages are of the same construction and height as movable carriages and will be anchored to the floor, in such a manner, as to provide for a complete, homogeneous system.
4.2 Carriage splices are of a bolted (type) design to maintain proper unit alignment.
4.3 Carriage cross members are 12 gauge welded C-shaped steel channels.
- Carriage construction allows shelving to be securely anchored to the carriages.
4.5 Carriage construction shall be designed to allow any type of shelving to be securely anchored to the carriages with vibration-proof fasteners. Carriage ¾” shelf mounting recess unacceptable.
5.0 All wheels are a minimum of 5" in diameter, precision ground, balanced and constructed from solid steel for a smooth operation.
5.1 A minimum of four guide wheels are provided per movable carriage. Guide wheels are machined with flanges on both sides of the wheel.
5.2 Each drive wheel is fitted with two permanently sealed and shielded bearings housed in a self-aligning flanged pillow block.
6.0 All mobile carriages are fitted with full-length drive shafts.
6.1 All drive shafts are a minimum of 1" solid stress proof steel and connect all wheels on drive side of carriage with 1/4" x 2" square keys and couplings. All axles are solid steel and support the full load of the carriage.