- Engineering Services
HIGH-IMPACT COLUMN PROTECTOR
The DAMO SHIELD is the ultimate high-impact building column protector. It protects from damage due to impact with forklifts, fork trucks, or any other machinery or vehicle. One of the unique features of the DAMO SHIELD is its ability to remain completely independent from the column. Alternative column protectors such as cell-foam, high-density polyethylene or plastic are wrapped around the column - so the structure is still absorbing the impact. With the heavy-duty DAMO SHIELD, you can rest assured that your column will not be compromised in any way. The unit is robust and built to withstand the harshest of environments.
The columns in a building are the backbone of its structural integrity. Often, the column will carry part of the structural load, meaning that its job is to keep the building from collapsing or shifting in a way that could cause damage to the overall structure. Repairing this damage can cost tens of thousands of dollars.
The DAMO SHIELD is the only high-impact product of its kind on the market. It is made of two 1/4" structural steel half-moons, which are bolted together. It has a minimal footprint as floor anchors are on the inside of the protective shield. At 36" in standard height and anchored to the ground with eight heavy-duty Hilti anchors, it will stay put, no matter what happens. It can even be customized in shape to protect other warehouse fixtures like pipes and drains, or electric cables running next to the columns.
The DAMO SHIELD is an excellent long-term investment to protect columns in warehouses, indoor parking lots and garages, and in manufacturing facilities. It is also the ideal solution for operators looking to protect a brand new installation or facility.
Warehouses are bustling with the constant movement of people, merchandise and equipment, creating the perfect environment for column damage to occur.
Indoor Parking Lots & Garages
Columns in indoor parking lots and garages in malls, businesses and condominiums are very likely to encounter distracted drivers in a rush.
As the name implies, the fork blocker blocks fork blades from impacting building columns above 8". This add-on product was designed to prevent the lift's forks from reaching through to the column while the DAMO SHIELD protects the column from all the other parts of the lift.
The DAMO SHIELD helps prevent column damage before it happens, eliminating the need for costly repairs.
This 360-degree column protector offers permanent protection and comes with a warranty that guarantees peace of mind.
Lead time for the DAMO SHIELD is really short and it can usually be shipped in less than two weeks.
The installation process is simple, and the footprint of the DAMO SHIELD is minimal.
The DAMO SHIELD is available in two sizes:
Standard: Protects columns of up to 10 x 10 inches, and has an exterior diameter of 20 inches.
XL: Protects columns of up to 16 x 16 inches and has an exterior diameter of 30 inches.
Although these are the most common sizes, the DAMO SHIELD can also be customized to take an oval shape. A range of finishes (paint
Our experts will assess your columns, take all the necessary measurements and specify the model and configuration that is right for you.
The DAMO SHIELD can be installed by our certified installers or your maintenance crew in under 30 minutes. It's a simple and efficient way of protecting your building against column damage.
At Damotech, we stand behind our products. The DAMO SHIELD comes with a 10-year manufacturer's warranty. This means we guarantee the product will be free from defects in material and workmanship.
The standard height is 36"
Yes, the standard color is orange, but we can customize the color of your DAMO SHIELD. There is an additional cost to custom paint colors.
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, to offer you a detailed quote and avoid any 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.
The shape of the DAMO SHIELD can be customized in diameter and can also be made oval.
The total diameter of a standard unit is 19", making it a perfect solution for the protection of round or square shaped building columns.
The DAMO SHIELD comes with a foam cover to prevent debris from accumulating inside the unit. This is ideal for warehouses with strict sanitation policies.
Our protection units can usually be installed in 15 to 30 minutes.
Safely managing storage rack systems across a network of warehouses can become overwhelming. With Damotech we have found an industry partner for education, engineering support, repairs and protection. Their quality and customer service is first class.
Director of Construction and Asset Management
Reyes Holdings, LCC
The Damotech Platform is critical in maintaining control over warehouse safety. It's useful as it provides online access to all the inspection reports. Plus, our managers have great confidence in Damotech's repair kits.
I want to share my satisfaction with your professional service and products. Your pallet rack repair system is so incredible that it made our warehouse safer without affecting our daily operations.
We've been using Damotech for 10 years and are satisfied with their quick service. They know rack safety and are attentive to our needs. We always get clear answers in a short time if not on the spot. Plus, their products are of impeccable quality and reliability.
Team Lead, Maintenance
The safety of our employees is paramount, and Damotech has manufactured custom-made protective fences for our pedestrian walkways that are forklift-proof! We are more than satisfied and will change all the old ones for these because they are superior.
Yoplait (General Mills)
Damotech performed a full conformity inspection to help us comply with local standards. Their expertise has made our racks safer as they have guided us in establishing a rack review and awareness protocol for our workers' safety.
Director of Production
Over the years, we had accumulated several brands of racks in our warehouse. There was confusion surrounding their capacity and costly proposals to ensure their compliance. Damotech proved to be a partner of choice to regulate all of our installations.
For 15 years, we have relied on Damotech for the safety of our pallet racks. Damotech is the reference in the industry! We trust them 100% when it comes to the safety of our warehouse.
We have established a relationship of trust with Damotech because of the speed and quality of their service. Their involvement was remarkable when we needed it most. We are now equipped to manage and maintain our pallet racks securely thanks to their web platform.