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Thinking About Buying Used Rack? Consider These Factors Before Signing ...

There’s an extensive market for used pallet storage rack, typically made available because its former warehouse home has been shuttered or the system has been replaced. Although it’s true that used storage rack is often priced at a discount over ...
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Key Considerations For The Design And Use Of Dual-Bay Drive-In, ...

Designed and engineered for highly dense, two-at-a-time loading, unloading, and storage of pallets of uniform product, dual-bay drive-in and drive-thru storage racking maximizes the available cube of warehouse or distribution center. Because these systems minimize the number of aisles needed ...
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Best Practices For Double-Wide Bay Drive-In, Drive-Thru Pallet Rack Safety

Delivering high-density storage, dual-bay drive-in and drive-thru storage racking is used to hold multiple pallets of the same product type. These systems — engineered with double-width bay openings that enable two pallets to be loaded simultaneously — create even more ...
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Use Rack Load Capacity Plaques And LARC Drawings For A ...

To ensure a safer, and, therefore, more productive operation, owners of industrial steel storage racking are responsible for posting rack load capacity plaques in conspicuous locations, and should refer to the system manufacturer’s load application and rack configuration (LARC) drawings ...
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Base Plates And Anchors: The Foundation Of A Solid Rack ...

Without base plates (sometimes called foot plates) at the bottom of every rack column to provide a surface for anchor bolts to grip when drilled into the floor, industrial steel pallet racks would slide or fall over in the event ...
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How An R-Mark Delivers Confidence In Rack Design

Owners of industrial steel storage racks bearing RMI’s R-Mark can be assured that the rack frame, beam, and decking capacities shown in a unique design’s load table were calculated in accordance with RMI’s ANSI MH16.1: Specification for the Design, Testing ...
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Why Loads Should Be Unitized Prior To Placement In Storage ...

Unitizing, or the act of aggregating one or more separate items (typically individual cases or products) into a single unit load, is typically done with a type of tie down to secure the load to the pallet prior to its ...
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Key Considerations For Drive-In Rack Design, Use

Ideal for maximizing the available cube within a facility, drive-in rack is designed and engineered for highly dense storage of multiple pallets of uniform product. Because it eliminates multiple travel paths and access aisles, drive-in rack can create additional pallet ...
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Sticker Shocker: Why Used Rack Is More Expensive Than You ...

Many warehouse and distribution center owners consider pallet storage rack to be a commodity; that is, all racks are created equal. Therefore, to save a few dollars, they might consider purchasing used pallet rack on the secondary market—because its less ...
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12 Safety Best Practices For Drive-In Rack

Drive-in rack, engineered for highly dense storage of multiple pallets of uniform product, delivers space savings by eliminating multiple travel and access aisles. Loaded and unloaded by counterbalanced forklifts that elevate each load to its storage destination position height prior ...