Overturning Ratios: How They Work

Overturning Ratios

The overturning of pallet racks is a crucial concern in warehouse safety.  The Rack Manufacturers Institute (RMI) ANSI MH16.1 sets standards for this, notably the 6:1 and 8:1 overturning ratios. These ratios indicate how stable a rack should be during regular use.  However, seismic events add another layer of risk. Neglecting these factors can lead…

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Storage Rack Design Guidelines: How to Create an Efficient System

Storage Rack Design Guidelines

Appropriate design storage rack systems greatly affect the operability of your warehouse.  Poor storage rack and warehouse design can lead to reduced efficiency, increased risk of accidents, and potential financial losses. With a poorly designed layout, your labor force could spend unnecessary time traveling to pick/load spots. With improperly designed racks, you could experience damage…

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