Which Metal Shelving Unit is Right for You?

Metal shelving units

Whether you’re looking to store boxes and household items or power tools and heavy items, our range of metal shelving units here at Stockspace has got you covered. If you’re planning to implement a storage solution in your home or workplace, you might be wondering with kind of metal shelving is right for you and your needs. In this blog post we’ll clear things up and go through everything you need to know about metal shelving units. We’ll take you through some of our best-selling metal shelving products, as well as outline the reasons why Stockspace is the best choice for your storage needs!

What is metal shelving?

Metal shelving is typically a shelving unit made up of rectangular shaped metal shelves with vertical supports each of the shelves’ four corners that extend into support legs. Most metal shelving units include at least four shelving bays. Metal shelves are known for being able to hold a substantial amount of weight.


Why should I buy Stockspace metal shelving units?

Wondering why you should choose our high-quality metal shelving units over other alternatives and Bunnings shelving units? Here are our top four reasons to choose Stockspace metal shelving units:

1. Safe and sturdy metal shelving

Stockspace metal shelving has a maximum load bearing of 150kg per shelf with reinforced steel hat rails to be fitted as required. The metal shelving units can be bolted to the floor for permanent fixture for warehouse use or left as is for simple garage installation. The fact that these shelving units can be bolted down makes it super safe and eliminates the risk of the shelving unit tipping over possible causing injury.

2. High quality shelving that won’t break the bank

Stockspace offers durable, sturdy and reliable metal shelving units at super affordable prices.

3. Affordable/free delivery

Stockspace offers a super affordable delivery service for all of their shelving products from Rockhampton in QLD to Coffs Harbour in NSW, to qualifying postcodes. The maximum delivery time is only two weeks and one week for local Gold Coast deliveries. You can also pick your items up for free from Broadbeach Waters, where Stockspace is located. The best part is that if you order over $1,000 in shelving or other storage solutions, delivery is absolutely free.

4. Easy assembly

No tools are required for assembly of Stockspace shelving, allowing for quick, easy and pain-free setup.


So now you know why you should invest in a heavy duty metal shelving unit from Stockspace, let’s take a look at which metal shelving unit setup is right for you…


Metal Shelving Units for Heavy Storage

Our metal shelving units are seriously built tough! These shelving units are made to handle heavy storage. These high-quality, heavy duty metal shelving units are perfect storage solutions for tools, equipment and heavier items with a wide variety of industrial, personal and commercial applications.

We prioritise durability and quality in all of our metal shelving units – and this 800kg capacity metal shelving unit offers exceptional performance at an affordable price point. Featuring powder coated beams and uprights, this garage shelving unit has a clean finished look that makes it perfect for commercial and professional settings.

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In addition to being designed for durability and strength, this metal shelving unit can be bolted to the ground for permanent installation – making it a stable, secure and safe storage solution. The smart lock-in system on this metal shelving unit allows for easy assembly using a 17 mm spanner. These metal shelving units are also extendable. Add extra levels or set up a dynamic storage system by purchasing multiples of these heavy-duty metal shelving units. With a maximum weight capacity of up to 800kg, these metal shelving units are built tough to Australian Standard.


Metal Storage Shelves for Light to Medium Storage

Perfect for storing boxes, Christmas ornaments, tools and much more, these medium duty metal shelving units have a weight capacity of 600kg – perfect for most household items. Our metal shelving units are an excellent medium-duty garage storage solution and can be used for storage in garages, warehouses, and commercial settings.

Featuring a smart lock-in system, these metal shelving units require no tools for assembly and can be bolted to the ground for a permanent and secure storage system. Perfect for garage storage, these mid-weight metal shelving units are built tough while still maintaining a clean, finished look. The powder coated beams and uprights give this garage shelving unit a professional finished look and its shelves are each reinforced with steel hat rails (to be fitted as required). These metal storage racks are built tough to Australian Standards and made to withstand the test of time!

Metal shelving unit with plants and light storage itemsStore a range of light to medium-weight items with our medium-duty metal shelving units!

Oh, and did we mention these metal shelving units are extendable?! Simply purchase additional shelves or entire shelving units to build an extended and customised storage system to meet your storage needs.

Long span metal shelving

Our high quality long span metal shelving units are another great option for medium-duty storage. These metal shelving units are extremely versatile, a smart lock-in system and powder coated beams and uprights. Just like our medium-duty metal garage shelving units, the powder coated beams and uprights on these shelving units give the shelves a professional, finished look, making them presentable for both personal and commercial use.

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Our long span medium duty metal shelving units can also be bolted to the floor for permanent installation or left as is for simple garage fixture.

Our top-quality long span shelving units are a great option for use as garage shelving, commercial shelving, warehouse storage and more. With a maximum weight capacity of 600kg, and spacious individual shelving bays, this shelving unit has plenty of space on each shelf, with a weight capacity of 150kg per bay. The best part about these metal shelving units is the super easy assembly. No tools are required for setup so you can implement a solid storage solution with ease!


Metal Work Benches for Tools Storage

If you’re looking for heavy-duty storage for tools and equipment, our durable metal tool benches are just the storage solution for you! This heavy-duty steel work bench offers a reliable and sturdy storage solution for tools and industrial storage. With a two-metre long work space, this metal work bench is great for a variety of workshop uses and more.

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With a weight capacity of up to 800kg, this work bench is the ultimate storage system for a variety of garage, workshop, commercial and warehouse applications. These solid work benches have extra strong bench tops that are double secured with industrial safety pins. Powder coated beams and uprights give these work benches a professional finished look and the frames can be bolted to the ground for permanent fixture. The height of the shelves can easily be adjusted with the work bench’s smart lock-in system. Built to Australian Shelving Standards.


When it comes down to it, the type of metal shelving you need really depends on what your storing and the space in which you’re storing your things. If you’re looking to store heavy objects and tools, opt for our heavy-duty metal garage shelving units with 800kg weight capacity. If you’re storing household items, boxes and lighter to medium weight items, we recommend purchasing one of our long span storage shelving units or our 600kg weight capacity metal garage shelving units. Our heavy-duty metal work benches will get the job done for power tools, workshop equipment and bulky items.


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