What to make Van racking out of?
Generally, van shelves are made of either aluminum or wood. Aluminum shelves are super light-weight, making it the number one choice for professional van interiors. But aluminum shelving systems are somewhat expensive and not always the best option. Aluminum shelves can either be adjustable or whelded into place.
How do you attach ply lining to a van?
How To Install Plywood Walls in a Van
- Step 1: Measure and cut cardboard templates.
- Step 2: Test Fit and Trim Templates.
- Step 3: Trace Onto Plywood and Cut with Jigsaw.
- Step 4: Cut Holes for Windows.
- Step 5: Test Fit and Trim Plywood.
- Step 6: Add More Insulation (If Necessary)
- Step 7: Screw Plywood to Metal Van Body.
How do you secure battens to a van floor?
Glue the battens to the floor with Sikaflex 221. Use a Stanley knife to shape 25mm insulation boards, wedging it in place between the horizontal battens. Foil tape the seams to create a vapour barrier. Join the tape up the walls a few inches and ensure all gaps are sealed!
Can You Make your own van racks and shelving?
We can also design & manufacture bespoke van racks and shelving solutions to suit your own specific storage needs. All our van racking units are shipped in one parcel with the shelve units pre-assembled, Simply bolt the shelves to the side members and your rack is ready to install.
What kind of wood is used to make van racking?
CNC Machined, Modular Van Racking / Shelving. Manufactured from quality hardwood plywood and constructed using traditional Mortise & Tenon and Dado joints for strength & longevity. Shelf units have removable slide in divider sections to adjust compartment widths, as well as adjustable heights via indexed mounting holes.
Can I get a bespoke van racking service?
A bespoke wooden van racking service can also be accommodated if required, please get in touch with your vehicle requirements. We are also 5* stockists of Rhino products for all makes of van, including: Delta roof bars, roof racks, modular roof racks, OCE roof racks, pipe tube carriers, safe clamps, load end stops and rear door ladders.
How much does a van rack weigh?
An average wooden van rack weighs up to 500kg. Steel is about as heavy, weighing around 400-600kg. Aluminum weighs around 20% less, around 300kg. 1. Create a false floor with access at the rear and side doors