Guards include Steel and Plastic products to protect pallet rack upright columns from forklift damage. The damage can come from forks, counterweights, straddle legs, or the loads being carried. Different approaches depend on your application. Feel free to call to discuss your needs.

Due to Steel and Aluminum Tariffs, pricing is subject to change. Affected items will be quoted for approval prior to being released.

Column Rack Guards Base Plate Style

Item Number: 70170 Catalog Image

Protect your pallet rack investment, these 1/4" thick powder coat safety orange (or optional yellow ) steel guards anchor to the floor to protect your upright frames from forklift damage. Wedge shape nose design deflects impacts before they reach your racking. Standard height is 12". Requires four (4) 1/2" x 3.75" anchors not included.  18" & 24" sizes available. Made to order in 3-4 weeks.


$21.95 EA$20.50 EA$18.25 EA

Pallet Rack Column Guards Bolt On Style

Item Number: 70160 Catalog Image

Flush mount eliminates catch points, equipped with an effective outrigger deflector. Fits 3" wide columns and protects your uprights to 24" from floor. Powder coat safety Yellow. Secured with two T-bolts, nuts, and one floor anchor. Nuts & bolts included, anchors are extra. In stock for quick shipment. Call for larger quantity pricing.

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$26.00 EA$23.00 EA$20.50 EA

Outrigger Deflector

Item Number: 70162 Catalog Image

Got a problem with reach truck or straddle truck outriggers busting up your pallet rack? These 5/16" thick guards will keep those forklift straddle arms from getting a direct hit without decreasing the available space between upright frames, unlike conventional pallet rack protectors. The ¾" anchor (not included) is located within the nose section. Powder coat yellow finish. In stock.




$10.99 EA$9.75 EA$8.50 EA

Super Duty Rack Protector

Item Number: 70035 Catalog Image

Protect your rack column or any post with these Super Duty Rack protectors constructed of structural steel components. Available in 4" or 5" channel designs. Anchor with ½" x 3¾" concrete anchors. Limited quantities in stock for immediate shipment. Call for other heights or volume pricing.



Soft Oval Rack Protector

Item Number: 70161 Catalog Image

These post protectors feature a soft oval shape to guard you pallet rack uprights, the generous 4" opening will accommodate most standard sizes. 6mm baseplate with 5mm upright construction has four 5/8" anchor holes (½" x  3.75" wedge anchors - not included).5.75" opening model available for 12" height, Call. In Stock.

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$21.00 EA$19.00 EA$18.00 EA

Seismic Base Plate Rack Guard

Item Number: 70001 Catalog Image

These "V" nosed 12" tall rack protectors are stretched out to accommodate the wide base plates associated with pallet racking for use in hazardous seismic areas to protect upright columns. Stock size features an 8.25" opening. For quantities over 25 or sizes not listed, call.




$35.25 EA$32.50 EA$29.25 EA

4" Column Protector

Item Number: 70002 Catalog Image

These "V" nosed 12", 18", or 24" tall rack protectors are stretched out to protect 4" wide pallet rack columns. Anchor with 4ea ½" x 3.75" concrete anchors (not included). Stock size features an 5.5" opening, Lead Free Yellow Paint, Made in the USA. For quantities over 25 or sizes not listed, call.





Compact Seismic Rack Guard

Item Number: 70025 Catalog Image

This unit is compact since the base plate is located in front of your over-sized base plate allows a snug fit to upright columns up to 3.25" wide. This 12" tall Yellow guard is constructed with 7 gauge steel, the raised base plate is designed to install over seismic designed rack. Stock Item ships UPS in quantities of 8 or less. Larger quantities ship LTL.


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$24.00 EA$22.90 EA$21.80 EA

Yellow Jacket Rack Protectors

Item Number: 70190 Catalog Image

Yellow Jacket rack protectors attach to your pallet Rack upright columns in 9" increments. So you can stack them as high as you need! Includes attachment fasteners. Sold in cartons of 24. Ships in 1-2 days. UPS shippable.

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$9.95 EA$8.45 EA$5.95 EA

Economy Universal Column Protector

Item Number: 70150 Catalog Image

These 12" tall pallet rack guards are essentially the same as our standard 70170 but offer a savings by utilizing .220" steel in the upright portion vs .250". They still feature ¼" base plate and are stocked in a yellow paint finish. Protectors utilize 4 ea 1/2" x 3" anchors (optional). Ships in 2 days.


$19.88 EA$18.66 EA$16.95 EA