Rack Armour®

Rack Armour® provides a highly visible and effective impact resistant protective shell for exposed pallet racking uprights:

  • Proven to reduce racking damage by up to 80%
  • Made from ballistics grade high density polyethylene (HDPE)
  • Compatible with all makes and models of pallet racking
  • Quick and easy to install with no fixings required


Rack Armour ® Overview:

Rack Armour® is a market-leading solution for the protection of exposed pallet racking uprights, which are particularly vulnerable to impact damage from vehicles such as forklift trucks. As a globally-successful range for more than 10 years, Rack Armour® is proven to reduce damage to racking by up to 80%, saving significant amounts of time and money for the businesses that have installed these products in the process – making it a sustainable and cost-effective racking protection solution. Manufactured from ballistics grade high density polyethylene (HDPE), Rack Armour® is able to deflect the vast majority of typical impacts that can occur in an industrial warehouse environment. The internal foam layer means that impacts are absorbed and diffused, reducing any potential damage to the racking as well as any people and vehicles around these installations. Available in multiple heights and configurations to fit all types of pallet racking – see the Product Specification section for more details.

Polymer Rack Armour® Details:

Introducing Polymer Rack Armour, the quintessential solution in racking protection technology. Engineered from high-density polyethylene (HDPE), Polymer Rack Armour is designed to deliver unparalleled protection to racking uprights, ensuring the longevity and integrity of your storage systems. This innovative racking protection solution is an essential addition to any warehouse or storage facility, providing a robust defence against the daily wear and tear associated with Material Handling Equipment (MHE) operations.

Crafted meticulously from HDPE, a material renowned for its durability and resilience, Polymer Rack Armour stands as a testament to superior racking protection. Its unique composition allows it to absorb and deflect impacts, minimizing damage to racking uprights and maintaining the structural integrity of your racking systems. This level of protection is crucial for preserving the safety and efficiency of warehouse operations, making Polymer Rack Armour an indispensable component of any racking safety strategy.

Polymer Rack Armour’s design excellence is matched by its ease of installation. The product requires no additional fixings, allowing for a quick and straightforward setup that seamlessly integrates into existing racking configurations. This user-friendly design ensures that racking uprights are shielded with minimal downtime, enhancing operational efficiency.

Available in a variety of high-visibility colours, including Safety Yellow and Hi-Vis Yellow, Polymer Rack Armour not only provides exceptional racking protection but also improves workplace safety by making racking uprights easily detectable. This visibility is critical in busy warehouse environments, helping to prevent accidents before they occur. For facilities with specific aesthetic or safety requirements, bespoke colour options are also available, ensuring that Polymer Rack Armour can be tailored to meet any operational need.

Tested to international standards, including FEM 10.2.02, Polymer Rack Armour has demonstrated its ability to protect racking uprights from noticeable damage upon impact. This rigorous testing confirms the product’s effectiveness and reliability, reinforcing its status as the leading solution in HDPE racking protection. Businesses seeking to enhance their racking safety protocols need look no further than Polymer Rack Armour for a proven, high-quality solution.

In addition to its protective benefits, Polymer Rack Armour is fully recyclable and non-toxic, making it an environmentally responsible choice for racking protection. Its compatibility with ambient, chilled, and freezer environments further underscores the versatility of this HDPE solution, suitable for a wide range of industries, including food production facilities.

In summary, Polymer Rack Armour represents the pinnacle of racking protection. Manufactured from robust HDPE, it offers superior defence for racking uprights, ensuring the safety and longevity of your storage systems. With its easy installation, high visibility, and environmental sustainability, Polymer Rack Armour is the optimal choice for businesses looking to secure their racking systems against impacts and maintain a safe, efficient operational environment.

Explore More with Brandsafe

As part of IWS Group, here at Brandsafe, we’re dedicated to providing solutions that not only meet but exceed our clients’ safety needs. Our Rack Armour is a testament to our commitment to innovation, sustainability, and customer satisfaction. For those looking to further enhance their warehouse safety, our comprehensive range of products, including Armco BarriersBollards, and traffic safety solutions like our Wheel Stops, offers everything required to secure personnel and property from life-threatening impacts.

Rack Armour product specification overview:

Rack Armour® is available in two different height options – 300mm and 600mm

In order to cater for all the various types of pallet racking in today’s marketplace, Rack Armour® can be supplied in three different width profiles:

Euro A – fits most racking types with a front face up to 87mm

Euro B – fits most racking types with a front face up to 100mm

Euro C – fits most racking types with a front face up to 120mm

Euro D – fits most racking types with a front face up to 127mm

Euro E – fits most racking types with a front face up to 130mm

Rack Armour Diagram

Rack Armour® upright protectors are available as standard in either High Visibility Yellow or Safety Yellow, but please ask our Product Specialists if another colour is required for your project.

Rack Armour product specification details:

Rack Armour, the original upright protector, stands at the forefront of racking protection technology. Developed by IWS Group, Rack Armour is engineered to offer unmatched protection for racking uprights in dynamic environments frequented by both pedestrians and Material Handling Equipment (MHE). This revolutionary guard system is specifically designed to shield warehouse racking from impacts, maintaining the integrity of structural uprights and ensuring the safety and efficiency of warehouse operations.

Constructed from high-density polyethylene (HDPE) polymer, Rack Armour guards are not only durable but also highly effective in preventing damage to racking uprights. Their low-maintenance nature, coupled with the ability to flex and absorb impacts, makes them an essential component of any racking safety strategy. The guards are available in a variety of high-visibility colours, enhancing detectability and further contributing to a safer working environment. Additionally, Rack Armour is fully recyclable and non-toxic, making it an environmentally responsible choice suitable for use in food production facilities and freezer environments.

Rack Armour’s excellence in design and functionality is recognized through its testing to international standards, including FEM 10.2.02, rather than the PAS 13 standard. These tests demonstrate Rack Armour’s capability to protect racking uprights from noticeable damage when subjected to impacts, offering reassurance of its protective efficacy. For racks with wider or deeper side profiles, larger Rack Armour guards are available to ensure a proper fit, emphasizing the system’s adaptability to various racking configurations.

Product Features:

  • Patented Impact Absorption: With a patented design, Rack Armour guards deflect and absorb impacts, preserving the structural integrity of racking uprights and eliminating the need for costly repairs.
  • Effortless Installation: Rack Armour is designed for easy installation, requiring no additional fixings, thereby reducing downtime and seamlessly integrating into warehouse operations.
  • Optimal Visibility: The guards’ striking, high-visibility colours ensure that racking uprights are easily seen, minimizing the risk of accidents and enhancing overall warehouse safety.

Technical Details:

  • Versatile Application: Rack Armour is ideal for use across a range of environments, including ambient, chilled, and freezer settings, offering flexibility for diverse operational needs.
  • Sustainable Material: Manufactured from non-toxic, fade-resistant HDPE polymer, Rack Armour is fully recyclable, aligning with sustainability goals and making it suitable for sensitive environments.

Product Specifications:

  • Material: High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE) polymer, known for its strength and environmental friendliness.
  • Dimensions: Available in heights of 300mm or 600mm, with bespoke sizes upon request to accommodate different racking types.
  • Temperature Compatibility: Engineered for consistent performance in ambient, chilled, and freezer environments.
  • Colour Options: Safety Yellow, Hi-Vis Yellow, and bespoke colours to meet safety standards and aesthetic preferences.

Rack Armour embodies Brandsafe’s commitment to enhancing workplace safety through innovative, reliable, and sustainable solutions. By integrating Rack Armour into your racking systems, you ensure a higher level of protection, safeguarding both your infrastructure and personnel.

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