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How To Ensure Long Life Storage Racks

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Most manufacturers warranty on metal racks for one year. It would seem that for such constructions in the life of 10 years – nothing, some metal structures are exploited for decades. Why did not the manufacturer extends the warranty? The reasons are simple – no matter how reliable racks, margin they have is not infinite. Shock and overload (a fact which define and operation of shelving the consumer, and After structural failure, very difficult) rather quickly reduce the load carrying capacity. A few tips on how to keep shelves long life, and after the warranty period. The first advice, of course, As the start – the project and determine the load.

Do not skimp on the gaps between the load and the beam next tier, especially on upper floors – too small a gap, firstly, increasing the installation of the goods, and secondly, increases the probability of impact on the beam, and third, increases the likelihood of damage to the goods. Pay attention to the requirements for the floor: floor unit in a room designed for rack mounting, it should provide estimated load carrying capacity; deviations above the floor space in the horizontal plane shall not exceed 10 mm. For the state of sex no supplier responsibility not take it. All indicators racking loads are calculated for static loads. It is hardly necessary to take the beam and the frame with a load of "butt", because when you install the cargo on deck rack load dynamic. The lower the rate of lowering, the less shock load on the beam and the frame.

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February 1st, 2015 at 3:46 pm

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