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The “Dos And Don’ts” Of Rack Ownership

Article from MHI Industry Group, RMI 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 […]

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12 Safety Best Practices For Drive-In Rack

by MHI Industry Group, Rack Manufacturers Institute  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 […]

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Not All Steel Is Created Equal: Why R-Mark Certification Matters

by MHI Industry Group, RMI (Rack Manufacturing Institute) 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 […]

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Why Pallet Quality Is Key To Safe Rack Utilization

by MHI Industry Group, RMI (Rack Manufacturing Institute) 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 […]

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Soil Classification And Its Importance To Safe Seismic Rack Design

by MHI Industry Group, RMI (Rack Manufacturing Institute) 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 […]

How Seismic Design Categories And Site Coefficients Impact Safe Rack Design

By MHI Industry Group, Rack Manufacturers Institute Design decisions for racks to be used in facilities with a greater risk of seismic activity are based on a number of factors, including seismic design categories and site coefficients. Information about each […]

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