When it comes to lowering the downtime, having the correct equipment in your manufacturing facility can make a big difference. Tire pallet rack shelving can be utilised to securely store everything from small auto parts to big bulky tires, depending on what they’re required for. An accurate manufacturing budget, on the other hand, is a crucial part of a successful organization.
Maintaining the condition of your tyre pallet rack will save your organization a lot of money in the long run, both in terms of the cost of new racking and the downtime involved with upgrading your storage. Even more significantly, it’s critical to keep your pallet racking in good working order to avoid warehouse safety issues and a dangerous working environment for your employees. If properly maintained, well-fitted storage racking should endure for many years. Annual safety inspections by trained rack inspection specialists, on the other hand, are necessary to assure that your racking is safe and in compliance with the current regulations.
Recognize the Limit of Your Racking
Never change the level of a beam without first consulting the actual supplier to ensure that the construction can handle the modification. A change in level can have a significant impact on overall load carrying capacity. Similarly, make sure you’re well aware of each rack’s load carrying capability. Creating unbalanced loads or overloading racking can affect its lifespan and, more critically, make it extremely dangerous.
It is recommended that you keep your forklifts and other specialty equipment in good working order to reduce the risk of damage. As a “beginning point” for safety, E-Deck advocate “rigorously regulated rules on safe driving, speed limits, and following floor markings – all the standard elements of a workplace transport policy.” Also, make sure that your drivers are aware of the rules and the purpose of their work. Though a forklift sliding into pallet racking may not result in instant collapse, it will reduce the racking’s total longevity. E-Deck recommends painting vulnerable corner guards with a bright colour to help them stand out and minimize the risk of them being hit by accident.
Safeguard Your Racking
Despite everyone’s best efforts to drive safely and cautiously, accidents can still occur. One alternative is to use end-of-aisle barriers to secure your racking, especially in locations where sight is minimal. End frame protection is “essential,” while column guards are “optional,” according to E-Deck. Each circumstance must be evaluated on its own criteria; in some cases, the reduced clearance provided by guard rails can actually cause greater damage, and thus be harmful.
Regularly Inspect Your Tire Pallet Rack
In addition to frequent (daily) visual examinations of your racks, a person with technical experience and expertise should inspect the racks if there is ever an accident, and a professional should be brought in at the first sight of any breakage. It is important to schedule regular inspections with certified rack inspection professionals to ensure compliance with all current regulations.
We have experienced and accredited rack inspection specialists on staff, so you can rest assured that all the tire shelves and racks manufactured at E-Deck are fully compliant with all current requirements. Apart from delivering a top-notch tire storage rack for your warehouse, also we are willing to offer advice on keeping your racking safe and increasing its lifespan.
Explore E-Deck’s Top-Quality Tire Pallet Rack Options!
E-Deck offers a wide variety of tire racks that can be customized for your own unique storage needs. The engineers at E-Deck design and manufacture tire rack shelving based on your specific requirements and can build a robust product that is helpful to not only your warehouse, but also your budget.