"Save"ty Yellow Products FAQs

Frequently Asked Guard Rail Questions

Q: Do we stock guard rail?
A: Yes, we stock 3 designs, heavy duty, standard duty and lite duty as well as our wall bumper rail.
Q: Does your guard rail come with anchors?
A: No, the 5/8″ x 4.75″ wedge anchor is optional.
Q: Is assembly hardware included?
A: There is no assembly hardware required. Our guard rail is a drop-in/lift-out system, and the sleeves which hold the rail are welded directly to the post, capturing the rail front and back.
Q: Can I install guard rail in an outdoor application, or in a wash down application?
A: It is not recommended.
Q: Are your rails D.O.T. approved?
A: No they are not.
Q: Can you do custom length rails?
A: Yes we can make custom size rails and posts
Q: How do you measure your rail lengths?
A: Center to center of the post.
Q: What is the impact rating on your rails?
A: Lite duty is rated at 5,000 lbs. Standard duty (4″ post with ½” base) is rated at 10,000 lbs and our heavy duty (5″ post with 5/8″ base) is rated at 12,000 lbs at 5 mph.
Q: Does Save-ty Yellow offer installation?
A: On occasion yes. However, it depends on the order, and location.
Q: What’s the longest rail you can make?
A: The longest rail we offer is 10′.
Q: What colors are available?
A: Safety Yellow is the only color we offer for guard rail as per OSHA guidelines.

Frequently Asked Bollard Questions

Q: Do you stock?
A: Yes, we stock in both yellow and red and 38 different sizes.
Q: What size anchors are needed for installation?
A: We recommend using a 5/8″ x 4 ¾” wedge style anchor.
Q: How deep should you bury the direct bury bollards?
A: You can put them as deep as you’d like. They are made at 84″ long so that you can do 42″ above ground and 42″ below ground.
Q: Can you make them taller?
A: Yes. Call for pricing, however we do stock 24″, 36″, 42″, 84″.
Q: Can/should I fill my surface mount bollard with cement?
A: Filling a surface mounted steel bollard with cement will aid in preventing penetration when struck straight on with a fork blade. With a surface mounted steel bollard, you’re relying more on the strength of the wedge anchors. A direct bury bollard is always filled with concrete, because it installed for heavier impacts.

Frequently Asked Handrail And Safety Gate questions

Q: Do we stock gates?
A: Yes, we stock the most popular sizes.
Q: Does your hand rail & gates meet OSHA guidelines?
A: Yes, for height, strength and fall protection.
Q: Does your hand rail come with all the required hardware for installation?
A: Yes, set screws and mounting hardware is included. Floor anchors are additional and in stock.
Q: Do you offer chain as a replacement for the rails?
A: No, this is an item that can be purchased at a local hardware store.
Q: Do we have galvanized or stainless steel gates?
A: Yes, our swing gates are available in galvanized or stainless steel, even food grade. Our dock and driveway gates are not available in this material.

Asked Post Protector Questions

Q: Do we stock post / rack column protectors?
A: Yes, we stock over 20 varieties and sizes from 12″ to 24″.
Q: Do we make post protectors for seismic applications?
A: Yes we do as wide as 8.25″ clear opening. Call for assistance.
Q: What size anchor comes with the post protectors?
A: It varies because of the different styles. Call for assistance.
Q: Do you make custom sizes?
A: Yes. Please call the factory for pricing.
Q: Can I get them in a different color?
A: Yes. Please call factory for options.
Q: Can you make the hidden anchor taller than 12″?
A: Yes, the maximum height is 18″.

Frequently Asked Rack Guard Questions

Q: Does your Guard Rail come with anchors?
A: No, the 5/8″ x 4.75″ wedge anchor is optional.
Q: Can you do a custom length?
A: Yes, we can make any length you’re looking for.
Q: Can you accommodate seismic foot plates?
A: Yes we can. We can make the units to clear your base plate, and also notch them out to fit around the foot plates.
Q: Can you do a smaller angle?
A: Yes, please call the factory for pricing.
Q: Can you do a curve taller than 12″?
A: No, we are limited by our equipment.
Q: What Diameter is the pipe on the Curve End-of-Aisle?
A: 8″ I.D., schedule 40, with schedule 80 available.
Q: How do I determine what size protector I need?
A: Measure the depth of your rack from face to face of the frame. If your rack is back to back, you would measure from face to face of your rack frame, including any space between for an overall dimension. Advise us if there is a footplate.

Frequently Asked Dock Gates Questions

Q: Do you stock dock gates?
A: Yes in sizes from 5′ through 12′.
Q: Can you do a custom length?
A: Yes, we can make any length you’re looking for.
Q: Do you make aluminum arms for the lift up gates?
A: Yes we do as a standard. Then powder coated yellow.
Q: Are these dock gates rated for fork truck impact?
A: No, these gates are designed to create awareness and prevent falls off recessed docks.
Q: Should I put a bollard in place to stop a rotating dock gate when open or closed?
A: It is an option you should consider. We have several models to choose from.

Frequently Asked Door Track Protectors Questions

Q: Do you stock overhead door trace protectors?
A: Yes we stock both 36″ and 48″ with and without the safety bevel.
Q: What is the safety bevel?
A: The safety bevel is for manual doors where an employee may pull down the rope or chain to close the door and the safety bevel reduces the change of hitting their wrist on the steel surface. This is not required for doors with electric door openers.
Q: Do we make custom sizes?
A: Yes we can. We can make different depths up to 14″.
Q: Can you make track without the base plate?
A: Yes, please call the factory for pricing.

Frequently Asked Building Column Protector Questions

Q: Do you stock building column protectors?
A: Factory quick ship programs allow us to ship most sizes within days from West Chicago, IL., Portland, OR., Ontario, CA., and West Virginia.
Q: Can I cut these units to fit around something on my column?
A: No. These units are made to lose as little air as possible upon impact.
Q: Can you do custom size openings and heights?
A: No.
Q: Can you do custom colors?
A: No. We offer Yellow, Red, Orange and Lime green.
Q: Do we offer short or slim models?
A: Yes.