Tag: capacity

3 Upright Features To Strengthen Racking Impact Protection From Fork Lifts

9 months ago
Material handling operations inside of a warehouse require constant forklift movement depending on racking configuration. This means potential impact of forklifts into the racking structure and can cause a compromise in structural integrity and safety. To increase impact protection from forklift contact, a number of features are available including doublers, heavy horizontals and post protectors […]
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How Much Weight Can a Rack System Hold?

2 years ago
While this is one of the most frequently asked questions, the answer is unfortunately, “it depends”.  How much weight a rack system can hold depends on a number of factors including: Load Beam Capacity: The first step in determining a rack system capacity is what weight can each pair of beams hold.  Beam capacity varies […]
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How Do You Maintain A Safe Rack System?

3 years ago
Rack systems should be inspected by a qualified rack system inspector at least once a year, more often if there is frequent system damage.  Results of the inspections should be documented and maintained for future reference.  While a visual inspection will show obviously damaged it is very important to follow a few simple steps. These […]
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