Storage and Work Areas

Wiremesh Decking & Shelving

  • 8th July 2015

Wiremesh Decking & Shelving sits on the pallet racking beams and acts as a shelf. This offers an alternative to timber decking and solid steel panel solutions.

Mesh Shelving is suitable for small carton storage at picking levels, storage of non standard pallet sizes and to offer protection for operatives and fork lift truck drivers working under tunnel bays.

Mesh Shelving is ideal for use in ambient warehousing as well as chill stores and freezers as it allows the even distribution of air and thus temperature.

Mesh Decking/Shelving also allows the permutation of sprinkler water in the event of a fire, offering a safer alternative to wooden shelving.

Mesh Deck and Shelving is available in a variety of designs. in the UK we predominately sell painted decks.

Drop over (Waterfall design) which sits on the beam and the mesh slopes over the front and back edges.

Drop in standard beam, which sits inside the standard beam with a 90 degree angle of steel resting on the beam itself. (This version is available in a more heavy duty grating design as used for walkway systems)

Drop in step beam, which sits on the step beam giving a flush finish on top of the beam level.


Wire Mesh Decks – Sizes available

WidthDepthEvenly DistributedLoad


Mesh Decks and Shelves are available in a painted finish.

Multiple panels can be used on a beam level to provide full coverage and loading per panel can be as much as 1000kg UDL. (see below table).

The standard design involves mesh welded to support bars that then sit on the pallet racking beam to help dissipate the load. The design has recently been updated to prevent the collection of dirt and dust in the support bars. for more information contact us.
A heavy duty design involves using pressed locked steel grating with 90 degree steel angles that sit on the pallet racking beams.


No. Mesh Decks required per bay width
Bay Width (mm)Mesh Panel Qty Mesh Panel Qty
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