Ribbed Rails

Enhancing Safety and Efficiency in Material Handling

Pricing Table 

Part #
RRIB-2-C 2′ Section of Ribbed Rail 11.25″ 19.5″ 16.0 $57 each
RRIB-3-C 3′ Section of Ribbed Rail 11.25″ 31.5″ 22.0 $79 each
RRIB-4-C 4′ Section of Ribbed Rail 11.25″ 43.5″ 27.0 $83 each
RRIB-5-C 5′ Section of Ribbed Rail 11.25″ 55.5″ 33.0 $101 each
RRIB-6-C 6′ Section of Ribbed Rail 11.25″ 67.5″ 39.0 $112 each
RRIB-7-C 7′ Section of Ribbed Rail 11.25″ 79.5″ 44.0 $130 each
RRIB-8-C 8′ Section of Ribbed Rail 11.25″ 91.5″ 49.0 $139 each
RRIB-9-C 9′ Section of Ribbed Rail 11.25″ 103.5″ 56.0 $151 each
RRIB-10-C 10′ Section of Ribbed Rail 11.25″ 115.5″ 60.0 $187 each

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Ribbed rails, also known as ribbed guards or ribbed barriers, are specialized railings featuring a ribbed or corrugated surface profile. These rails are commonly used in industrial settings, warehouses, manufacturing facilities, and distribution centers to create barriers, guide rails, and protective enclosures for equipment, machinery, personnel, and inventory. Ribbed rails provide enhanced strength, impact resistance, and visibility compared to standard smooth rails.

Ribbed Rails

Benefits of Ribbed Rails:

  1. Impact Resistance: Ribbed rails, with their corrugated surface profile, offer increased strength and impact resistance, protecting against collisions, impacts, and damage from material handling equipment.
  2. Safety: By creating clear boundaries and barriers, ribbed rails improve safety by preventing accidents, controlling traffic flow, and guiding pedestrian and vehicle movement in designated areas.
  3. Visibility: The ribbed texture of the rails enhances visibility, making them easily identifiable and helping to alert personnel to potential hazards or restricted areas.
  4. Durability: Constructed from durable materials such as steel, aluminum, or polymer, ribbed rails are long-lasting and withstand harsh industrial environments, reducing maintenance and replacement costs.
  5. Versatility: Ribbed rails can be used in a variety of applications, including machinery protection, equipment enclosures, aisle delineation, pedestrian walkways, and traffic management.
  6. Customization: With options for different heights, lengths, colors, and mounting configurations, ribbed rails can be customized to suit specific layout requirements and safety standards.

Types of Ribbed Rails:

  1. Steel Ribbed Rails: Steel ribbed rails offer superior strength and durability, making them suitable for heavy-duty applications such as machinery protection, loading docks, and traffic control.
  2. Aluminum Ribbed Rails: Lightweight yet strong, aluminum ribbed rails are corrosion-resistant and ideal for indoor and outdoor use, including pedestrian walkways, storage areas, and equipment enclosures.
  3. Polymer Ribbed Rails: Polymer ribbed rails are non-conductive, chemical-resistant, and offer a high level of impact absorption, making them suitable for electrical enclosures, hazardous areas, and sensitive equipment protection.

Applications of Ribbed Rails:

  • Machinery Protection: Installing ribbed rails around machinery and equipment to create protective barriers and prevent collisions with forklifts, vehicles, and material handling equipment.
  • Traffic Control: Using ribbed rails to define traffic lanes, guide vehicle movement, and prevent unauthorized access in warehouse aisles, loading docks, and production areas.
  • Pedestrian Safety: Creating safe pedestrian walkways, crosswalks, and designated pathways using ribbed rails to separate pedestrians from moving machinery and vehicle traffic.
  • Storage Enclosures: Constructing protective enclosures and barriers with ribbed rails to secure inventory, machinery, hazardous materials, and sensitive equipment in storage areas.
  • Workstation Dividers: Using ribbed rails as dividers or partitions to separate workstations, assembly lines, and production areas, improving workflow efficiency and safety.

Installation and Maintenance:

  • Professional Installation: Ribbed rails should be installed by trained professionals according to manufacturers’ guidelines and safety standards to ensure proper alignment, stability, and effectiveness.
  • Regular Inspection: Periodic inspections of ribbed rails are essential to check for damage, wear, or loose fasteners. Damaged or worn rails should be repaired or replaced promptly to maintain safety and functionality.

Ribbed rails are vital components in creating safe, organized, and efficient material handling and storage environments. With their impact resistance, visibility, and versatility, ribbed rails offer effective solutions for protecting personnel, equipment, inventory, and facilities from accidents and damage. Whether in industrial facilities, warehouses, distribution centers, or commercial spaces, ribbed rails play a crucial role in enhancing workplace safety and productivity.

Explore our range of ribbed rails to find the perfect solution for your safety and material handling needs. From steel and aluminum rails to polymer options, our team at Carolina Material Handling Inc. offers durable and customizable ribbed rail solutions for various applications.

Ribbed Rails
Ribbed Rails

At Carolina Material Handling Inc., we provide ribbed rails for businesses in North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Florida, Indiana, Wisconsin, California, Illinois, Virginia, and Georgia.