For Longitudinal Flue Spaces

Flue Guard

The Flue Guard™ keeps your warehouse safe and in compliance with local fire codes. The Flue Guard™ keeps pallet rack flue spaces consistently open and allows for perfect pallet placement in your pallet rack structure without the risk of damaging your product. By controlling the flue spaces within your rack, the Flue Guard™ adds an extra layer of fire protection to your warehouse by increasing the effectiveness of your sprinkler system. Our patented pallet flue space solution is an essential addition to your pallet rack system, providing the strongest and most cost-effective flue space protection on the market.

Flue GuardTM is a registered trademark of Rack Safety Products, LLC and is patented under US9604783 & US9604784.

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Maintains 6” (or more) longitudinal flue space in double row pallet rack systems as required by International Building Code (IBC2012)

  • Allows heat to escape through the flue to the sprinklers above, initiating sprinklers quicker
  • Improves sprinkler performance by allowing water to reach lower inventory levels through open flue space
  • Encourages the fire to spread vertically through the flue space rather than horizontally, potentially spreading to other rows of rack
Flue Guard
  • Easily installs on new or retrofitted pallet rack systems
  • Attaches with high strength tek screws (included) for an easy and fast installation
  • Compatible with wire decking (up to 2 ga. wire diameter)
Flue Guard
  • Same height as a 5” pallet thereby preventing product damage – contacts with the wood pallet instead of inventory
  • Does not require larger row space than 12” (unless product overhangs), whereas beam stop competition may require a larger row space to compensate for the thickness of the beam
Flue Guard
  • Single row pallet safety stop in stock
  • Pallet rack flue space control for single row applications
  • Double walled and gusseted for superior strength
  • Integral offset rib for wire deck clearance