Can bolts be used instead of beam locking pins

SEMA ‘s general advise is that beams should not be bolted into place. The locking pin is designed to withstand a certain force but then to give way thus stopping the whole rack from collapsing. However, manufacturers will recommend sometimes that bolts are used to fix in the beam. Such instances are varied but maybe the top beams of a Drive-In racking installation, the beams in a single beam level bay or the front beam in a pallet live installation. Therefore, the manufacturer's guidance should be followed. What is the difference between bolts and racking locking pins? Locking pins are put… read more →