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Four Post Shelving Design ConsiderationsFour Post Shelving Design Considerations

Four post shelving systems are available in thousands of configurations for numerous applications and can be configured as free standing systems or attached to moveable carriages to create a high density shelving system.

Each ASA member is well versed in the design of four post shelving and offers unique and different products and services. The sections below will answers some general questions your architect or design firm has in preparing for a new storage system set up. For hands on assistance with your planning and budgeting needs, please contact your local ASA member by filling out a form or calling them direct.

Standard L & T Shelving Dimensions Available

L & T shelving consists of an “L” post (starter unit) and a “T” upright (adder unit). “T” posts can be configured with open or closed upright partitions. Shelves attach to the posts via a left to right double riveted shelf support and can be supported with a front to back shelf reinforcement running the depth of the shelf for shelves 18″ and deeper.

Custom Sizes available upon request

Depth Width Height
9″ 30″ 76-1/4″
10″ 36″ 85-1/4″
12″ 42″ 88-1/4″
15″ 48″ 97-1/4″
16″
18″
24″
30″
32″
36″

Clear Heights & Shelf Openings

Media Heights 76-1/4″ 85-1/4″ 88-1/4″ 97-1/4″
Multimedia 5-1/4″ 12 13 14 15
Tapes 6-3/4″ 8 9 9 10
8-1/4″ 7 7 8 9
Letter Size File Folders 9-3/4″ 7 7 8 9
Legal Size File Folders, Record Boxes 11-1/4″ 6 6 7 7
Binders 12-3/4″ 5 6 6 7
14-1/4″ 4 5 5 6
15-3/4″ 4 5 5 5
17-1/4″ 4 4 4 5
18-3/4″ 3 4 4 4
20-1/4″ 3 3 4 4
21-3/4″ 3 3 3 4
23-1/4″ 3 3 3 3
24-3/4″ 2 3 3 3

Accessories Available for Four Post Shelving

Adjustable File Dividers

  • Available for file folders and x-rays

Roll-Out Reference Shelves
Doors (Lockable)

  • Hinged Doors
  • Sliding Doors (Double or Single)
  • Rollup Doors

High Density Roll-Out Drawers

  • Hanging Folders
  • Checks
  • Aperature Cards
  • Parts & Tools

Weapon Rack Inserts

  • Rifle Storage
  • Hand Gun Storage

Bin Partitions
Periodical Shelves