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Storage Rack Design

Storage Rack Design

Storage Rack Design

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I am looking for design criteria for designing industrial storage racks.  I am primarily looking for impact forces to rack posts from fork trucks and seismic factors.  Any help is appreciated.  Thanks in advance.  WDM

RE: Storage Rack Design

If it's in the USA, the governing design specification/standard is :SPECIFICATION FOR THE DESIGN, TESTING AND UTILIZATION OF INDUSTRIAL STEEL STORAGE RACKS (Latest edition:1997)". It's developed by the RMI (Rack Manufacturers Institute, Inc. You can also visit the following web site for more information.
http://www.mhia.org/psc/PSC_Products_Racks.cfm.
Hope it helpful.

-ksr

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