Freezer Fix – A Rack Repair Case Study

Freezer Fix - A Rack Repair Case Study

Services: Rack safety inspections, rack repair
Products: Rack Repair Kits
Location: Lawrenceville, GA


Freezer Rack DamageA food and beverage company wanted to address damaged selective rack in their freezer where they store pallets of frozen food. In the tight environment of a freezer, the trucks were more prone to running into the racking and causing damage.


REB was called in to fix the damaged rack by installing 8' 4" high slant rack repair kits. In addition to fixing the damaged rack, REB also suggested a safety assessment in the entire freezer. Specific components targeted for review included front and back frame columns, horizontal and diagonal struts, footplates, anchors, row spacers and frame extensions.

The assessment REB conducted found further damage and safety concerns. Safety solutions that REB completed in the freezer included:

  • Repaired frames with 8’ 4” slant rack repair kits
  • Repaired frame struts
  • Replaced damaged beams
  • Repositioned (18) frame posts and tighten anchors
  • Installed (2) missing footplate anchors in row end protection

Freezer Rack Repair

Successfully completing these repairs in a below zero freezer environment presented unique challenges. Because of the harshness of the environment the REB crew could only work for 20 minutes at a time. They also had to wear layers of protective gear.


Management can rest assured that their freezer storage now complies with all ANSI/RMI rack safety regulations. Daily operations are safer, and employees know they're in a safe working environment.

Does your cold storage system have unsafe rack concerns?

REB Storage Systems International offers rack safety inspections and repairs that comply with ANSI/RMI safety standards. We're experienced working in the unique environment of a freezer, and will complete assessments and repairs with the minimum impact to your daily operation as possible. To speak with one of REB's rack safety specialists, fill in the contact form or call (800) 252-5955.

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