Rack Damage Assessment Guide

May 19, 2020
Determine what damages to address with Damotech's useful guidelines on rack assessment.

Assessing an engineered rack system’s condition can be quite challenging due to a variety of issues. This pocket guide provides clear guidelines to help you determine what to address.

  • Rack Guidelines based on ANSI/RMI, OSHA, FEM standards, and recommendations.
  • Determine if a deflection on an upright should be addressed by using the simple "1-2-3 rule."
  • The importance of horizontal and diagonal braces to the capacity and stability of the rack system.
  • A reminder of the importance of regular inspections.