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Materials Storage: Mechanical Assist Movable Shelving Kardex Kompakt® EMA-1000

Kompakt EMA-1000

Kardex Systems introduces a new multi-purpose mechanical assist movable shelving system designed to meet the filing and storage needs of today’s offices and facilities, economically and efficiently... Kompakt® EMA-1000 movable shelving.

The Kompakt® EMA-1000 is designed to deliver maximum high-density storage in minimal floor space.

Engineered to meet the weight-load and space requirements of almost any storage or filing application.

Manufactured to provide long-term reliability and low maintenance, Kompakt® EMA-1000 carriages utilize 11 GA. steel and are rated at a minimum capacity of 1000#/FT.

Slim-profile end panels eliminate wasted space and increase storage capacity on every tier of shelving.

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 All Kardex Kompakt® Movable Shelving Systems can be utilized in a variety of applications including filing systems, bulk storage, material handling, and many others. If there is a storage need, Kompakt® Movable Shelving is the answer.

 Choose from five low impact handle designs

Handle options

 Two Heavy Duty Wheel & Rail Designs

  • Low-Profile Double-Flanged: True 5" diameter wheels throughout are fitted with permanently-lubricated pillow block wheel bearings which deliver smooth, consistent performance with no maintenance requirements.
  • Low-Profile Center-Flanged: Complete size flexibility with system heights from 4' to 12'; carriage lengths from 3' to 60'; and carriage depths from 1' to 5' with single or double-entry shelving.


 A Wide Range Of Design Options

  • No matter what the issue: sprinklers, low ceilings, ducting, beams, support structures, the Kompakt mobile storage system can be designed to maximize every inch of available space!
  • Barrier Free Track Allows Wheelchairs Easy Access to Aisles
  • Automatic Aisle Lighting
  • Security Doors
  • Seismic Anti-Tip
  • Front & Rear Entry
  • Meets Local Code Compliance Issues
  • Design Around Structural Objects To Maximize Density

 Storage Accessories & Options Include:

  • Standard Shelving
  • Weapons Racks
  • Library Shelving
  • Lateral Drawers
  • Reference Shelves
  • Security Drawers
  • Garment Racks
  • Hanging Art

 SafeSpace™ Passive & Active Protection Systems

  • A myriad of state of the art safety systems are available for all Kompakt mobile storage systems to protect both personnel and items.
  • SafeSpace Resistance Detection System (Any Pressure on A Carriage Will Stop System Motion)
  • SafeSpace Safeties (Floor or Waist)
  • Aisle SafeSpace Lock
  • Key-Locks
  • Diagnostics Monitor

 Rail Options

  • Rail Ramp System maintains existing floor covering without modification.
  • Sub-floor System – C-Channel Rail with Stainless Steel Ramp can be carpeted or tiled to the top level of the rail.
  • Sub-floor System – Center Grooved Rail with Stainless Steel Ramp can be carpeted or tiled to the top level of the rail.
  • Concrete-embedded System provides flush installation in new construction.
  • Modular Deck offers non-permanent installations for leased quarters. Does not require any floor attachment.

As aisles open, lights can activate to allow users full visibility for their tasks. Lights deactivate when not in use to save power and help support organizations LEED and sustainability programs.

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