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Safety in Rack Modules: The Case for Rack Supported Systems

| March 15, 2017

Most distribution centers utilize rack modules in their operations in order to maximize storage space and operational efficiency. Rack modules can be designed in a wide variety of configurations depending on the applications. Often these configurations require space for workers to pick from the pallet drop areas throughout the rack structure, or to stack empty […]

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Rack Repair… Really? 3 Common Myths About Rack Repair

| January 11, 2017

MYTH 1: Rack Manufacturers Don’t Approve Repairs FACT: Rack Manufacturers Institute (RMI), the governing body of the storage rack industry, approves and endorses rack repair with engineering that meets RMI/ANSI MH 16.1. This specification states that the repaired component must be as strong as the original undamaged component. All major storage rack manufacturers are members […]

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Bin Rack System

Bin Rack System

| May 11, 2016

Starters and add-ons let you build a small parts storage system to meet your needs. Starter unit includes two storage columns; add-on has one storage column. Comes complete with fiberglass hoppers. 14-ga. steel rack. Ships unassembled. Overall WxDxH: 18-3/4 x19-3/10 x75″ Capacity: 1200 lbs. Bin Quantity: 3 Bin WxDxH: 16-1/4 x24x8″ Add-on unit includes one […]

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Hannibal Industries Opens Houston, TX Facility to Meet Growing Demand

Hannibal Industries Opens Houston, TX Facility to Meet Growing Demand

| May 2, 2016

The largest U.S. manufacturer of steel pallet rack west of the Mississippi River, Hannibal Industries, today announced its expansion into the South with a new facility slated to open in Houston, Texas later this year. Between its headquarters in Los Angeles, California and its new facility in Houston, Texas, Hannibal Industries is looking to offer […]

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Pallet Rack Backing

Pallet Rack Backing

| April 8, 2016

The Troax pallet rack backing system is the strongest on the market and is a durable barrier against accidents caused by goods falling from or being mistakenly knocked off pallet racks. Troax pallet rack backing is made from fully welded mesh and steel frames, which absorb impacts with an energy of up to 2500 joules. […]

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Fire Baffles in Storage Racks

Fire Baffles in Storage Racks

| January 13, 2016

Today’s warehouse fire protection systems may include more than just pipes and sprinklers. When the products being stored include highly flammable items such as plastics, aerosols, liquors or oils, fire baffles may be required inside the racking structure. In a fire event, the baffles assist in capturing heat and thus activating in-rack sprinklers or helping to contain the spread […]

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