What is Melamine Shelving?
Looking for a new shelving solution but not sure of your best option? There are plenty of shelving materials out there and each has their own set of pros and cons. If you’re looking for a versatile and durable option, then melamine may be the best option for you. Melamine shelves are a great, cost effective shelving option and offer a neat and sleek design aesthetic.
Melamine is a very popular material for shelving solutions for the wall stripping system. These particle board shelves offer a strong display option and a neat yet versatile shelving structure. They can be used with metal shelf brackets, or straight face out arms for support.
But you may be wondering, what is melamine shelving exactly?
What is Melamine Shelving?
Melamine is a strong and durable building material that makes a great, long-lasting shelving option. It is made up of a resin coated paper sheet material and has a decorative veneer that comes in a range of colours. It is commonly used for the structural construction of cabinets, furniture and shelving because of its durability.
We offer melamine shelving for a range of applications. Our base colours are black, white and timber grain, but we offer custom made-to-order colours to suit your needs. We also have a range of set sizes that we find are most popular, but if you have a job that requires custom shelving, we have a made-to-order option. Please get in touch with our friendly staff for a quote about custom shelving.
Where Would You Use Melamine Shelving?
Melamine shelving is used for a range of shelving needs, whether it’s commercial shelving or display systems.
Our melamine shelving options suit the wall stripping system, where you simply screw the strips into the wall and add brackets and shelving at your desired heights. It’s really simple and easy to use – all you need to do is choose between standard or concealed wall stripping.
This means that your melamine shelving is incredibly versatile and can be moved and adapted to suit your display needs.
Shelving Do’s and Don’ts
Do – think about safety: it’s good to know the type, material and structure of the shelving you are using so that you know the safest way to use it. Simple things like how sections connect together and come apart are necessary to know to be able to work with the shelving safely.
Do – think about your products: what will you be using the shelving for? Will it be to display single items or products? What size and weight are the products generally? Or will it be a storage shelf and need to carry the weight of heavy books? All of these questions are important to think about when selecting your shelving. A specialist company will also be able to advise you on the right shelf for you, so if in doubt, ask a professional.
Don’t – overload shelves: not only is clutter bad for organizing stock and visual merchandising, but it can also be dangerous for shelving. Depending on the structure and type of shelving, they can take different weight loads. Never overload shelves with too much stock or products – keep it to a minimum for safety and visibility.
Remember, people shop with their eyes. That’s why the way something is displayed and the shelving it is on can have a big impact on sales. What a customer sees has a huge influence on what they purchase, particularly with thinks like attractive packaging and visual merchandising.
It’s been proven that products with attractive packaging sell much faster than those with unappealing packaging, regardless of which product is better quality and better value.
The fact that packaging can be more important than the product itself on first view makes visual merchandising and the selection of shelving all the more important. Combining a great product and spectacular display is the key to a successful retail space. The better your shelving systems, the more appealing your products will look. Check out our blog on the importance of branded merchandise here for more information.
Why Choose Us?
We have a large range of high-quality products and even some unique European designs in fittings and fixtures, shelving solutions, showcases, storage products and display options.
We also partner with the leading transport companies so we can service clients across Australia, making sure we can help wherever a project is located or required.
We are a family owned and operated business, first established in Brisbane all the way back in 1987. You’ll now find us in Eagle Farm where our display showroom is open for clients to come in and view our product range in action.
We hope this article has helped answer your question “what is melamine shelving? If you have any more questions about melamine shelves or any of the products we have, don’t hesitate to get in touch with our team here.« back to news