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

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

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 a 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 skippable.

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$9.95 EA$8.45 EA$5.95 EA

Rack Sentry Contour

Item Number: 70240 Catalog Image

Rack Sentry RSC75 or RSC80 are designed to protect pallet rack columns that measure 3" or 3.25" respectively. Made of a flexible EVA these guards are easily installed in minutes without tools or drilling and have been tested with 5,000 lb forklifts at speeds up to 3 mph without harm to rack or protector. Bumpers measure 18" tall and 3" deep. Sold in cases of 6 per carton, ship UPS.

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$195.00 CA$177.00 CA

Outrigger Deflector

Item Number: 70004 Catalog Image

Got a problem with reach truck or straddle truck outriggers busting up your pallet rack? These 3/8" 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 5/8" anchor (not included) is located within the nose section. The standard opening is 3", optional 5.25". Powder coat yellow finish. In stock.




$16.00 EA$14.50 EA

Oversized Baseplate Outrigger Deflector

Item Number: 70210 Catalog Image

Guard your pallet rack against outrigger damage with protectors that fit snug. Allows sides to ride above extended baseplates while maintaining a compact design. Anchors with 3/4" concrete anchor (not included). Features Yellow powder coat finish on 1/4" thick steel.

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Pallet Rack Column Guards Bolt On Style

Item Number: 70005 Catalog Image

Flush mount eliminates catch points, equipped with an effective outrigger deflector. Fits 3" wide columns and protects your uprights to 18" from the floor. 3/16" thick steel. 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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$23.70 EA$21.75 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 a 5.5" opening, Lead-Free Yellow Paint, Made in the USA. For quantities over 25 or sizes not listed, call.