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Clipper Shelving Specifications

OFFSET ANGLE: Offset angle post shall be roll formed and have overall dimensions of 1-1/8" wide x 2-1/2" deep. The rear flange shall be punched to accept sway braces or backs, the side flange shall be punched to accept side sway braces or side panels.

GENERAL: All shelving shall comply with SMA and ANSI MH 28.1-1982 and in addition shall have the following characteristics:

POSTS: All posts shall be punched for clip or nut and bolt construction. Shelves and accessories are to be vertically adjustable on 1" centers. Side sway braces or side panels to be attached to the side flange of the post. Bolts, nuts, and sway braces or panels shall not obstruct the full adjustability of the shelves.

BOX POST: Box post to be roll formed and have overall dimensions of 3/4" wide x 2-7/16" deep. Box post to be flush within 1/4" of the face of the shelves when assembled.

SIDE PANELS: Shall be 24 gauge steel. Each side shall be punched with holes for bolting to posts.

BACKS: Shall be 24 gauge steel with holes on each side for bolting to angle posts and in the middle for using a back panel clip.

SWAY BRACES: To be 12 gauge x 3/4" steel punched at each end for bolting to posts and at the center for strength and ease of assembly

CLIPPER SHELF CLIP: One piece 14 gauge rugged compression type to insert into either box or offset angle posts to form a positive four point connection. Clips shall have two claw-like hooks to seat firmly into post slots and two tabs at bottom to seat into post holes for a tight friction connection. All clips for all posts and shelves to be the same. Design shall offer a pre-clipping feature to simplify erection. Finish: zinc plated. All shelves are to have four independently adjustable clips.

SHELVES: CONVENTIONAL FLANGE: Shall be 18 gauge steel with a 1-3/16" vertical face on all four sides, front and rear faces to have 17/32" return flange 90_ with the edges coined upward to prevent snagging. Sides to have a 5/8" return flange 90 . All four shelf corners shall be closed by lapping and spot welding together to provide a firm, rigid shelf. Shelf shall be universally punched for use with all available accessories and for clip or bolted assembly. Shelves are available in 24", 30", 36", 42" and 48" widths and 9", 12", 15", 18", 24", 30" and 36" depths. Shelves can be reinforced by adding 1-3/32" x 11 ga. bars or 1" x 1" x 1/8" angles to front and back flanges.

SHELVES: CLIPPER HI-PERFORMANCE BOX FORMED: Medium Duty, Heavy Duty and Extra Heavy Duty are manufactured from cold rolled steel in three material thicknesses that provide up to three different shelf capacities per size. Shelves have 1-1/4" face on all four sides. Front and rear faces have four 90_ bends providing a 3/4" x 1-1/4" high tubular shape with an 11/16" wide flange seated against the underside of the shelf. The flange is spot welded to the underside of the shelf on 3" centers. Sides have a 5/8" return flange 90_. All four corners are closed by lapping and spot welding together. Medium Duty and Heavy Duty shelf tabs for lapping and welding have formed ribs to maintain the same snug fit in the shelf clip as the extra heavy duty shelf. Overall, the shelf depth and width is 1/4" less than nominal. The shelf is punched for divider adjustment on 1-1/2" centers and for attachment of label holders, bin fronts and base fronts. Hi-Performance shelves are available in 36", 42", & 48" widths and 12", 15", 18", 24", 30" & 36" depths.

Extra Heavy Duty Reinforced (Class 3) Hi-Performance Shelves provide maximum capacity using Extra Heavy Duty shelves that are reinforced using 13 gauge side shelf supports bolted to the Clipper posts and 14 gauge 1-5/32" high hat shaped center supports held in place by a notch and flange in the side shelf support.

LEDGE TOPS: To be 14 gauge steel. Face of ledge to be 1-1/8" and have a center reinforcing pan. Ledge top to project 1-1/8" beyond the face of the post and to have two 14 gauge angles welded to underside for strength and bolting to post. Must be used with box posts below ledge.

LEDGE ENDS: To be manufactured from 14 gauge steel and furnished to give ledge top a finished appearance.

COUNTER TOPS: To be 14 gauge steel. Face of counter top to be 1-1/8" and project 1-1/8" beyond face of post with a welded center reinforcing pan. Units to be furnished with box post front and rear for finished appearance. 14 gauge counter top ends can be furnished at the ends of all rows for a finished appearance.

COUNTER FRONT: To be 18 gauge steel attached with no exposed fasteners.

BASE STRIP: Shall be 18 gauge steel attached to face of shelf with bolts and nuts to close space between the bottom of the shelf and the floor.