FAS-LOK Heavy Duty
Adjustable Storage Racks Safety Features
New government safety regulations make these features very important:
- Constructed entirely of
hot rolled structural steel shapes (the same as used in large buildings,
bridges, etc.). Light gauge roll formed sections are not used. (Rack
failures are usually caused by the continuous shock and impact from fork
lift trucks. Many light gauge racks will fail when the shape of the section
is changed slightly - kinking - due to being struck by a pallet or fork lift
- Large heavy base plates
made from steel plate, not sheet, to safely distribute floor load and
prevent floor damage or failure.
- Constructed of standard
hot rolled structural shapes. They will never become obsolete, and emergency
repair parts can always be obtained from any local steel warehouse. (Many
roll formed racks become obsolete when the manufacturer changes his roll
formed design specifications.
- Vertically adjustable in
3" increments and utilize the boltless safety fitting. They can be
easily installed or relocated without tools, because there are only two
- Painted by the hot airless
electrostatic method, and a rust inhibiting enamel is used. All interior
surfaces are painted and there are no unpainted sections as may occur in
some enclosed box type rack components.
- To prevent inadvertent
overloading of a shelf, safety capacity labels are supplied for the front
member of each shelf so that there will never be any doubt as to the safe
capacity of the rack.
- Rack columns constructed
of one piece of steel - full length. There are no splices to weaken the
Will your storage racks have
any of these features? FAS-LOK Heavy Duty Racks have all of them.