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Should I Repair My Damaged Pallet Rack?

I have been asked many times over, “What is the savings of using a rack repair kit over upright replacement”. There are several advantages that come into play with pallet rack upright repair. A rack repair kit is usually the best alternative when the damage to the pallet rack upright is low, which it usually is (rack damage is often caused by forklifts or other warehouse vehicles). The repair kit can be installed without disassembling the rack. This means that you do not have to take down the beams or decks or remove in rack sprinklers to make your rack safe again. Often the pallets can be unloaded “as you go” so you don’t need to pay for off site storage of your pallets. The kit and installation is usually a bit less expensive than replacement but the true cost difference is in the “extras” that are often overlooked.
The most important factor in researching pallet rack repair is to make certain that whomever you use uses RMI compliant engineered repair kits and they can give that to you in writing. If you don’t your racking system could end up being less structurally sound than it was before the repairs began.  For more information please visit Pallet Rack Repair.

Posted by on April 6th, 2011 :: Filed under: Blog,Material Handling,Safety & Security