Low Profile Rack Post Protection

The DAMO BASE GUARD is a unique rack column protector that effectively protects the bottom part of pallet racking columns while allowing the installation or removal of beams at floor level.

Other post guards prevent low beam installation because they cover the holes meant for beam connectors. Conversely, the DAMO BASE GUARD is designed to be independent of the rack. It's solidly anchored to the floor and does not cover the front of the rack columns. At 7” in height, it has a low profile, thus allowing for beam installation near the ground.



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Super Strong - Easy to Install

The DAMO BASE GUARD can be installed at the base of almost any pallet rack system from any rack manufacturing company and can accommodate column base plate sizes of up to 5-1/2" by 7-3/16."

Damotech’s new rack column protector is extremely impact-resistant and quick to install by your maintenance crew or by Damotech’s certified installers. The DAMO BASE GUARD is backed by a 10-year manufacturer’s warranty against defects.


Heavy Duty

We use high-quality structural steel with a heavy gauge to offer true impact resistance. The front and sides of the guard are made from a single bent 3/8" steel plate to deflect forklift blades and protect the rack.

Any Type of Rack

Our post guard can be installed at the foot of almost any pallet rack system from any rack manufacturer and can fit around column base plate of up to 5-1/2" by 7-3/16."

Structurally independant

It is designed to be structurally independent of the rack system and protect against forklift impact. It is anchored to the floor with four screw-type Hilti anchors for maximum stength.

Solidly Anchored

Our rack column guard can easily be installed by your maintenance crew or by Damotech's certified installers. All the necessary bolts and anchors are included and ship with your units directly to your warehouse.

Safer Warehouse

A safe warehouse is good for everyone! Employees feel safer and become more productive while managers become less stressed and reduce risk for the company.

Powder Coated Paint

A process called electrostatic spray deposition (ESD) is used to achieve the application of the powder coating to the steel. All our paint is done in-house, in our LEED facility.

Our protection products are meant to help you prevent pallet rack damage before it happens, eliminating the need for costly replacement and contributing to the improvement of safety in your warehouse. We recommend starting with areas where forklift traffic is heavy, at the end of aisles where there is a greater risk of contact with the racking system. Our robust line of protection units is a simple and cost-effective way of safeguarding your investment and protecting your employees.


Our protection products are permanent, robust, come with a warranty and offer full peace of mind.

Quick Delivery

Lead time for Damotech products is short. Units are generally ready to ship in a matter of weeks.

Less Disruptive

The installation process is fast and easy. This makes our protection products a smart solution and a sound investment for long-term warehouse safety.

Our DAMO BASE GUARD comes in a single standard size, but customization may be possible. Need a specific finish (paint color, galvanization) or configuration? Please contact one of our rack experts to learn how we can tailor our solutions to your specific needs.

Our protection products can be installed by our certified installers or your maintenance crew in under 15 minutes. It's a simple and inexpensive way of protecting your racking investment against forklift damage.

All of our products come with Hilti screw-type anchors. They are time-saving and easy to install with no need for exact torque and are a fully removable and reusable anchoring solution. Seismic anchors are provided in seismic zones or when required.

At Damotech, we stand behind our products. The DAMO BASE GUARD comes with a 10-year manufacturer's warranty. This means we guarantee the product will be free from defects in material and workmanship.

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1 Heavy Duty
Made of a single 3/8" flat steel plate for front and sides.
2 Back Channel
For easy assembly and added strength. Made of 1/4" steel.
3 Front Anchors
Solidly anchored in the front with two 4" x 5/8" Hilti screw-type anchors.
4 Back Channel Anchors
Two 4" x 1/2" Hilti screw-type anchors are used in the back.
5 Stiffener
Made of 3/8" steel plate. Prevents deformation from frontal or lateral impacts.
6 Base Plate
Made of 3/8" steel.
7 Bolts
3/8" button socket caps and nylon nuts.


How long will it take to manufacture and ship the guard units?
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Lead-time is generally two weeks.

Can I purchase a galvanized version of your products?
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Yes, you can. All our products can be galvanized — additional fee applies.

Do your installers have any certification?
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Yes, installers are trained by Damotech on the procedures set forth by our engineers and must re-certify annually.

I have multiple facilities across the country. Can you service them all?
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Of course. One of the advantages of having a bolt-on solution is the consistency achieved by using these products in a systematic manner. Damotech has a network of specialized dealers that can service your warehouses regardless of geographic location. Large corporations choose Damotech for their national coverage and dependability.

Why is pricing not listed on your website?
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It’s not that we want to skirt around the subject of pricing. We like to know what things cost, too.
Our rack protection and rack repair products are made-to-measure, and we always tailor our inspection and training services to customers’ specific needs. We inspect facilities large and small, and repair damage anywhere in North America. Consequently, our pricing will factor geographic location, volume, freight, and installation costs. In most cases, a rack expert will visit your warehouse to assess the damage and take necessary measurements for a perfect product fit and a detailed quote containing no surprises.
To get more information on pricing; request a free quote or call 1-877-990-3266 and let us demonstrate the value of the products and services we provide.

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