Rivet-Span® Types

Bulk Storage Units are ideally suited to virtually any type of hand-loaded material. It is designed for greater cube capacity than shelving and lower price than rack. Rivet-Span can be used to make bulk storage racks for storing a broad range of hand-loaded heavy materials, bulky parts or hard-to-store items.

  • Designed for spans of 48" to 96" wide.
  • Choice of beam capacity to meet your storage requirements.
  • Uses double rivet angle, channel or Z beams.
  • Beam levels adjust on 1-1/2" centers.
  • T Post adder units further reduce material investment and installation time.

Shelf Units can be used as quick, low-cost, steel wood shelving. Single rivet and double rivet low profile beams provide maximum space between shelf levels. Plus, Rivet-Span is ideal for double entry shelving units. It can be accessed from all four sides because no cross braces are required for stability.

  • Designed for units up to 48" wide.
  • Uses single rivet or double rivet low profile beams on intermediate levels.
  • Uses full "perimeter" double rivet angle beams at the top and bottom levels for rigidity.
  • Shelf levels adjust on 1-1/2" centers.
  • T Posts provide additional savings on runs of shelving.

Why Rivet-Span®?
Rivet-Span is an economical and versatile hand-load storage product that is incredibly easy to assemble, yet strong. It starts with a simple, economical design. A unit consists of posts, horizontal beams and wood decking. A variety of beams are available to accommodate a wide range of loads...and in spans and depths wider and greater than conventional shelving. Beams have high strength shoulder rivets that engage double keyhole post slots to form a strong and rigid unit. All components are universal (no lefts or rights, fronts or backs). Without the hassle of nuts, bolts, clips or cross braces, Rivet-Span installation is quick and easy.


  • Low initial investment reduces shelving costs.
  • Quick labor saving installation reduces set-up costs.
  • Sizes to eliminate costly decking material cutting charges.


  • Steel frame construction extends shelving life.
  • Rigid boltless connection between posts and beams.
  • Secure double key hole and shoulder rivet connections.

Simple Assembly

  • All pieces universal: No lefts or rights, no fronts or backs, no tops or bottoms.
  • Requires no cross or sway braces.


  • Allows access from any or all four sides.
  • Variety of beams to accommodate a wide range of loads.
  • Spans up to 8' to optimize storage.

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