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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 ...
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The Importance Of Matching A Drive-In Rack Design To A ...

Ideal for storing multiple pallet loads of the same product, drive-in rack maximizes cubic storage space within a facility by eliminating multiple travel and access aisles. These structures are designed and engineered with upright frames, rails, and ties (but no ...
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Not All Steel Is Created Equal: Why R-Mark Certification Matters

Steel is steel is steel—right? Wrong. And making that assumption when evaluating potential rack suppliers could lead to a system failure if the manufacturer uses a steel formulation that is not compatible with its production equipment. Reputable industrial steel storage ...
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RMI Presents Two Education Seminars On Rack Design And Safety ...

At MODEX 2020, members of the Rack Manufacturers Institute (RMI) will present two separate on-show-floor educational sessions covering the safe design and use of industrial steel storage rack. Open to all MODEX attendees free of charge, the two sessions will ...
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Drive-In Racking and Pallets: Two Key Factors Ensure A Safe ...

Engineered and constructed with upright frames and side rails upon which pallet loads of the same product are stored, the safe use of drive-in rack depends on two key pallet factors: size and structural integrity. That’s because drive-in rack allows ...
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How Seismic Redundancy Makes Racks Safer

To better mitigate seismic forces and reduce the risk of a rack structure failing during an earthquake, redundancy is included in the design of racks that are to be located in earthquake-prone zones. Doing so spreads out the effect of ...
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Why Pallet Quality Is Key To Safe Rack Utilization

Although industrial storage rack systems are specifically designed and engineered to support a given type of pallet and load, simply placing the approved pallet into a storage position isn’t enough to ensure the safety of the structure and facility personnel. ...
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The Importance Of Matching Pallets To Rack Type For Safe ...

Products arrive in warehouses and distribution centers on any number of pallet types these days: two-way entry, four-way entry, skids, slip-sheets, nine-block, and more. Some pallets are designed with multiple boards—or stringers—spanning the bottom surface; others have a foot in ...
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Soil Classification And Its Importance To Safe Seismic Rack Design

A soil classification is assigned to a location based on the characteristics of the types of soils present, including the ability of the soil to withstand the weight of the structures built on it. Therefore, it’s important to have this ...
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How To Safely Handle Multiple Pallet Sizes In Selective Rack

Not every operation handles the same load on the same pallet; some have multiple pallet and load sizes that need to be stored in the same industrial storage rack system. That’s why it’s important to share those details with the ...