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Wire Shelves Manufacturers and Companies

IQS Directory is a top industrial directory listing of leading industrial wire shelve manufacturers and suppliers. Access our comprehensive index to review and source wire shelve manufacturers with preview ads and detailed product descriptions. These wire shelve companies can design, engineer and manufacture wire shelves to your specifications and application need. A quick and easy to use request for quote form is provided for you to contact these wire shelve manufacturers and suppliers. Each company has detailed profile information, locations, phone number, website links, product videos and product information defined. Read customer reviews and product specific news articles. We are the right resource for your information requirement whether its for a manufacturer of wire shelving units, hanging wire shelving, wall mount wire shelf.

  • Mystic, CT 800-723-7015

    Through hard work and commitment we have built a reputation on being one of the world’s leading manufacturers of exceptional, high performance wire products. Our wire shelves will provide years of use and the strength as well as durability that you can count on. We treat all of our customers with excellent customer service in order to exceed customer expectation with every encounter! Visit our website today to learn more!

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  • Bartlett, IL 630-837-9100

    With over 25 years of experience as a full range wire former, Active Wireworks is committed to quality standards & saving you money through redesign. We produce wire forms with diameters from .015" - .500". In-house tooling & design, CNC forming, threading, piercing & common finishes are available.

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  • Pelham, AL 205-663-6743

    Alabama Wire specializes in precision wire forming and stamping for a variety of industries. Long or short runs are available, multiple finishes and spot welding, as well as a variety of secondary capabilities (cutting, drilling, flattening, swaging, etc.). Contact us today for superior service in all of your wire forming needs!

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  • Sturgeon Bay, WI 920-743-7201

    We fabricate custom shelving units for a variety of uses including windows, refrigeration units, retail displays or we can help you design something to fit your specifications. Some of our stock designs include floor or counter stands, wall mounted displays or literature displays. For great quality and customer service, give us a call today!

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  • Sturgeon Bay, WI 800-445-0225

    Midwest Wire Products has served as full service wire form manufacturers since 1969. With extensive custom wire forming manufacturing capabilities including fourslides, bending and welding, Midwest Wire Products utilizes sophisticated wire forming technology. As wire formers dedicated to offering exceptional customer service and quality, Midwest Wire Products offers the next level of wire forms.

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Wire Shelves

Wire shelves are a particular type of wire product produced for both industrial and consumer use as storage or wire display units. The base surface upon which items are placed is composed of several interwoven or latticed strands of metal. Like all shelving, these serve to maximize vertical and horizontal spaces for the purpose of increased storage which allows for faster process flows and increased productivity in a number of industrial and commercial settings. Wire shelving is also popular in residential areas in need of organization or storage.

Often used as presentation shelves, the transparent appearance provided by the porous wire rack construction is less imposing than alternative shelving units. This also makes wire shelves well suited to medical and food processing industries as they are less prone to dust collection. In factories and warehouses that might have expansive storage, wire is often the material of choice for shelving as this same openness is more compatible with building and fire safety codes as emergency sprinkler systems are not impeded by the open surfaces. Air circulation is likewise unhindered. While water and air may freely pass through a wire shelf, the porous construction does not mean that this type of shelf cannot be closed for better product security. In addition to structural wiring, protective wire grids or wire screens are a common feature of wire shelves that further contain and protect inventory while maintaining visibility.

For both open and closed wire shelf designs, it is important to consider the slit or gap size between the wires. The slit size should be smaller than the smallest item a shelf will hold to prevent such items from falling through or becoming stuck. The total weight of inventory should also be considered as it must not exceed the load bearing capacity of a given unit or mechanical failure due to overload may occur with dangerous and costly consequences. Such concerns are relative to the materials, size and manufacturing processes used to construct a given shelf. Ferrous metals, nonferrous metals, precious metals and alloys such as aluminum, copper, brass, steel and stainless steel are among the most common materials used for wire shelving. The strands themselves are produced through any of a number of wire forming processes including rolling, extrusion or stamping. Drawing is among the most commonly used technique in which a metal thread is passed through a series or progressively smaller dies until the desired gauge or thickness is achieved. Rounded, square or shaped wires are then shaped as needed through manual or CNC pressing and stamping processes before being welded or woven into the desired grid pattern. While the materials and construction of wire shelving is important, the dimensions of a shelf and inventory should also be considered to ensure optimization of storage space.

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