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ProMat 2019

Discover How Warehouse Fire Sprinkler Codes Impact Rack Design In Free ProMat Seminar

By MHI Industry Group, RMI (Rack Manufactures Institute) RMI member Gary Smith has long served as the group’s representative on a National Fire Protection Association’s NFPA 13 committee tasked with creating and revising national standards specific to the safe design […]

Fire Sprinkler Codes

Learn More About Warehouse Fire Sprinkler Codes And How They Impact Rack Design

By MHI Industry Group, RMI (Rack Manufactures Institute) As RMI’s representative on the National Fire Protection Association’s NFPA 13 committee that’s tasked with the creation and revision of national standards specific to the safe design of sprinkler systems, member Gary […]

Point Versus Uniformly Distributed Loads: Understand The Difference

By MHI Industry Group, RMI (Rack Manufactures Institute) When placing loads of equal weight in storage racks, it’s important to remember that all pallets or loads are not created equal. Some pallets are designed with multiple boards—or stringers—spanning the bottom […]

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Have Questions About Rack Design? Watch This RMI Educational Session

By MHI Industry Group, RMI (Rack Manufactures Institute) In a two-part presentation delivered by RMI during MODEX 2018, members shared insights about the current standards for the design, testing and utilization of industrial steel storage racks and answered multiple, common […]

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How To Pick The Safest Solution For Your Industrial Steel Storage Racks

By MHI Industry Group, RMI (Rack Manufactures Institute) During MODEX 2018, held this past April in Atlanta, members of RMI presented a free, on-floor seminar to attendees. Entitled “Considerations for the Planning and Use of Industrial Steel Storage Racks,” the […]

What’s Height-To-Depth Ratio, And Why Is It Important?

By MHI Industry Group, RMI (Rack Manufactures Institute) To significantly minimize the risk of a single row of standard steel storage rack from becoming unstable and overturning due to a seismic event, wind or forklift impact, Section 8.1 of RMI’s […]

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