Retail Rack Dictionary E

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  • Earthquake Zone

    (High Seismic Zone) An area or region with a history of earthquake occurrence. These zones will require specially designed racking and calculations.

    ex.: Zone 1 – Less Severe Zone 4 – Most Severe

  • EDI

    Electronic Data Interchange. The paperless exchange of data including purchase orders and payment information between customer and vendor.

  • Embedment

    The depth that an anchor is fixed into the concrete slab.

  • Engineering

    Department on staff to perform calculations to approximate what rack members will hold and how they should be designed.

  • Extenders

    Upright Extender e1344818394589(extensions) A short upright frame with no base plate that is attached with a splice plate to the top of an existing upright to make it taller.

  • Extender - Sloped

    Sloped Upright Extender(sloped extensions) A special extender that has a short front post and a taller rear post designed to insure that pallets remain in their designated bay.

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