Tag: Rack Inspection

Rack Design & Installation

Navigating the World of Used Racking: In short, buyer beware ...

Without question, buying used racking will save you money. Often, you can find it at five to 10 percent or more below the cost of new racking. It’s also easy to lay your hands on used racking: from retailers who ...
Rack Design & Installation

The Three Types of Engineers You Need on a Project

Before you move forward with your rack design project, get these three types of engineers on board. You have plans to install a new racking system, whether within an existing facility or within a new, greenfield build. There’s a lot ...
Rack Inspection & Maintenance

Rack Inspections 101: Keeping your racks in top shape means ...

If you have racks in your warehouse or distribution center, then you need to inspect them periodically. Why? Any time you have humans working in and around racks, you have the potential for impacts and errors, leading to subsequent damage. ...
Rack Inspection & Maintenance

Storage Rack Safety: Avoid the damage that can lead to ...

Racks are the center of your operations and you’ve invested a good deal of time and money into their design and layout. Don’t let that all go to waste by overlooking some simple safety measures. If done well, your racking ...
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Nine Benefits Of Rack Repair Kits

Pallet rack damage happens, often due to an impact from a forklift as it transports a load through the facility. Upon identification of a damaged rack section the structure should be isolated, and a qualified, professional rack engineer should be ...
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Rack Safety, Design Pivotal In Growth Of MHI’s Oldest Industry ...

This article by Stephen Murdock originally appeared in the fourth quarter 2020 issue of MHI Solutions magazine and has been reprinted in its entirety with permission. The Rack Manufacturers Institute (RMI), officially the oldest Industry Group in MHI, has seen ...
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Updated Rack Repair Guidelines Released by RMI

The Rack Manufacturers Institute (RMI) has updated its existing publication, Guidelines for the Assessment and Repair or Replacement of Damaged Rack, with the latest information as a reference for owners and users of industrial pallet rack systems. The latest release, ...
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The “Dos And Don’ts” Of Rack Ownership

Whether you own an industrial steel storage rack system — or are considering investing in one — ownership comes with a variety of responsibilities. These include ensuring the structure is in compliance with applicable standards and properly maintained for the ...
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Rack Inspections 101: Guidelines Ensure Safety, Productivity

Conducting periodic rack inspections to verify that a facility’s industrial steel storage rack complies with applicable standards are not only recommended by RMI, they’re also the best way to ensure the safety and performance of the system. Both American National ...
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Before Relocating Or Reconfiguring Rack Watch RMI’s New Safety Video

To keep up with changing customer expectations and handling needs, facilities are changing faster than ever before. Because of its inherent flexibility, operations might be taking a closer look at their current industrial steel storage rack installation and considering either ...