Per RMI guidelines for Rack Repair Inspection the following areas of the racking system should be thoroughly examined : proper anchoring on solid base plate, examination of all bracing, horizontals and diagonals, ensure the welds are intact, no crimping or damage to the braces, inspect that the upright columns are plumb and straight, examine any impact damage to the upright column that there isn’t any crease in the steel, examine beam connections that they are intact, examine beams to be square to the column with no observable impact damage.
Example: Strategic Warehousing
“I was requested by my customer to do a thorough damage inspection of their pallet racking components at 6240 Carmen Ave E, Inver Grove Heights,Mn 55076, August of 2019. I created a spreadsheet with RMI Rack Inspection Guideline Factors to be examined and noted seriousness of damage with recommendations.
- Anchoring/Base Plate
- Frame Column
- Horizontal Bracing
- Diagonal Bracing
- Weld Examination
- Recommendation to Replace Upright
48 Uprights were determined to be replaced, 131 – 12” Column Protectors were installed.”