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Loading Dock Repair

Massey Admin - Monday, January 24, 2011

Repair of loading dock equipment

Some areas to look at in your Shipping and Receiving areas:

Docklevelers: Mechanical, Air, and Hydraulic units.

A.      The 16” hinged lip doesn’t extend on the truck bed.

B.      The leveler doesn’t return to it keeper-making it say for cross dock traffic.

C.      The leveler will not stay down on the truck during loading or unloading.

Truck Restraints: Will not engage the ICC bar.

Wheel Chocks: Lost, stolen or broken we have wheels chocks in stock.

Truck Stands: If trailers are dropped- stands should be used to prevent a trailer falling due to landing gear collapse. New and Used available.

Dock Shelter or Seals: Fabric cut or rotted, shelter impacted by trucks.

Please call us, we will give estimates and quotes to repair the above equipment.

Rack Repair

Massey Admin - Monday, January 17, 2011

Damaged storage racking is dangerous. Product loss and personnel injury can result from a rack collapse.

We repair both roll-formed and structural rack. All repair components are in stock at our warehouse. Massey will provide insurance certificates prior to working on your premises.

Some areas to look at in your storage rack system:

  1. Upright frames should be square and plumb.
  2. The bottom one, two, or three feet of your column should be undamaged, If they have been hit by a lift truck they can be crippled. We can repair this structural instability on the job-site or in our shop.
  3. Upright frames if unenclosed- should be anchored to the floor.
  4. Shelf beams-if they are deflected more than a 1/2 – the shelf may be in danger of collapse.

Please call us, we give estimates and quotes to repair the above equipment.


Massey Admin - Tuesday, January 04, 2011
Sales help wanted- Full or Part time

No overnight travel. Existing accounts and territory.

Note: Experience Preferred

Please send resume.

Happy New Year From Massey Equipment

Massey Admin - Tuesday, January 04, 2011

A happy and prosperous new year to you all.

It looks as if the St. Louis economy is picking up steam. Can we help you with your storage, material handling, door, and dock needs?

Please remember our prices are very competitive, plus we have most items in-stock at our St. Louis warehouse. The in-stock feature will give you immediate shipment plus save you 10-15% in freight cost. We service and install all equipment we sell.

Again, have a prosperous new year.

Note: We will devote the next several blogs to the repair of storage rack, loading dock equipment, and doors.


Slotted Angle

Massey Admin - Monday, October 18, 2010

Slotted angle was introduced to the U.S. market in the 1950’s by Acme Steel Company. It was an immediate success.

Slotted angle (Latch On) is used to build any structure you would normally build out of 2” x 2” x ¼” angle or lighter.

The following can be built out of Slotted angle:

  • 1.       Storage rack (hand load only)
  • 2.       Shelving
  • 3.       Carts
  • 4.       Tables
  • 5.       Any structure or framing around a plant or warehouse
  • 6.       Ideal for a plant maintenance department

You are only limited by your imagination- Please consider it your giant erector set.

Slotted Angle offers the following benefits:

  • 1.       Low cost
  • 2.       Quick assembly
  • 3.       No special tools
  • 4.       Marked on 3” centers to ensure adjustability.

We stock slotted angle at our St. Louis Warehouse.

Bulk Storage rack

Massey Admin - Friday, October 08, 2010

Bulk storage racks are commonly used in warehouses and storage operations to store individual pieces and cartons that are hand loaded – (not palletized or forklift loaded)

Bulk Racks have clear spans from 4’ to 8’. They are usually 8’ to 12’ high by 2’ to 4’ deep. You will notice most are designed to use plywood or chip board, (4’x 8’ sheets). Load capacities range from 2000# per shelf down to 200# per shelf.


  • 1.       Low Cost
  • 2.       Ease of Construction
  • 3.       No special tools required

Massey Equipment Stocks the following bulk racking:

  • 1.       Interlake-Mecalux Slotted Angle
  • 2.       Interlake-Mecalux QA
  • 3.       Rivet Rack wide span.

Let us design your next project.