Midwest Material Handling

Material Handling, Loading Dock and Storage Equipment Specialists

Old-Fashioned Service. Honesty. Integrity. Valued Products... Since 1995

Material Handling, Loading Dock and Storage Equipment Specialists

Old-Fashioned Service. Honesty. Integrity. Valued Products... Since 1995

Pallet Rack Repair & Inspections-Columbus, Ohio

As much as you might train your forklift operators, pallet rack damage is inevitable. Even the most experienced, seasoned forklift and reach truck operators will occasionally damage a pallet rack upright. The most common damage occurs to the front of the upright columns, generally 12”-24” up due to fork impact and skids bumping them. As a result, damage to the reinforcing vertical and horizontal struts is also likely. Even the smallest ding or dent can cause the uprights to become structurally compromised and should never be used. Employee safety and protection is the single most critical component of a warehouse operation of any size.

Once the damage occurs, two options exist… replace the upright or repair it. While replacing is the most cost-effective option (the only cost, beyond labor is the replacement upright), repairing is generally the most efficient. When the damage occurs to an interior upright, it requires, at minimum unloading and emptying both adjacent pallet rack sections to the damaged upright or disassembling the entire row to replace the damaged upright. Repairing the upright with a pallet rack repair kit requires no unloading and can be completed in a relatively short period of time (60 minutes or less). As an added bonus, the repair kits make the damaged upright considerably stronger than when new. In most cases, no welding is required.

All of our rack repair solutions are designed and manufactured to the highest quality and engineering standards in the industry. All of our repair kits are structurally engineered and meet the current Rack
Manufacturers Institute (RMI) Rack Guidelines.

Pallet Rack repair kits come in a range of different types and styles to meet individual repair applications. The different types include:

Allow the professionals at Midwest Material Handling for help identifying the correct repair kit for your specific application!

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