Knockdown Rack vs. Welded Rack

knock-down-rackKnock Down Advantages: 

  • Easier and less expensive to freight
  • Easier to reconfigure or repair
  • Reduced lead times
  • Lower material costs
  • Painted or galvanized finish

welded-rackWelded Advantages:

  • Durability
  • Uprights with offset or slope-back front legs, or with seismic or full-depth base plates, are generally stronger
  • Welded-on seismic base plates allow for beam placement at ground level
  • Less staging area required
  • Quicker installation
  • Lower installation costs