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flexishield building column guard

Column Protectors

Protect columns and building supports from forklift impact damage

Banks Industrial Group provides factory authorized sales and installation of A-SAFE column protection systems for warehouse and industrial applications. FlexiShield and iFlexRail column guards protect structural columns from forklift impact damage. Their unique built-in memory design allows them to flex and recover from multiple impacts for continued damage protection.

  • Proven – Scientifically engineered and tested for safety
  • Patented energy absorption system
  • Protect columns, building supports and vertical structures from impact damage
  • Provide visual guidance for drivers
  • Direct vehicles away from critical structures
  • FlexShield systems provide column protection at any height for square and rectangular universal columns
  • iFlexRail systems are configurable to guard any size, shape or location of column
  • Expert consultation to determine a solution suitable for the vehicles at your facility
  • Fast, safe installation with minimal disruption by our factory certified crews

Need Column Protectors?

Start by requesting an estimate or consultation.

column guard rail protection

iFlexRail Column guard rail guides traffic around and protects this column from collision.

What Makes FlexiShield Column Protectors Different?

In short, they are engineered for performance! FlexiShield column protectors can take a hit and rebound so you don't need to replace them. A-SAFE products have built-in memory that allows them to flex, dissipate impact energy and recover for continued protection. FlexiShield's chevron and rectangular indents increase the surface area providing more material for energy absorption and less flat space exposed to fork penetration.

FlexiShield column protectors stack modularly to fit all square and rectangular universal columns. They can accommodate multiple heights. Multiple column protectors lock in place and act as an integrated unit to transfer impact energy throughout the entire system, even at increased heights.

  • Tested and rated for 4,000lb. impact at 3mph
  • Modular and adaptable to ensure a perfect fit to all square and rectangular universal columns
  • Outer chevron and rectangular indents remove flat surfaces vulnerable to fork penetration
  • High-strength structural support ribs increase rigidity and maximize impact resistance
  • Air chamber regulators allow controlled release of air compression to evenly dissipate energy throughout the column protector
  • Encloses and protects column base plate and anchors
  • Versatile ambient temperature range – flexible polyethylene allows for impact resistance at temp range of 14° to 122°F

How Can I Protect Non-Standard Shape Columns?

Modular iFlexRail column guard rails are adaptable to fit building columns and supports in any size or shape including: square, rectangular, circular or irregular. iFlex guard rails can also be supplied as two or three sided units to safeguard columns located corners or in front of walls. Rails are set apart from the column to isolate and absorb collision away from the structure.

  • Provides visual guidance to drivers and robust protection for vulnerable structures
  • iFlexRail Column Guard is rated for 7,000lb. impact at 5mph
  • iFlexRail Column Guard+ with traffic rail is rated for 12,000lb. impact at 5mph

How Can We Help You?

BIG provides single-source service for sales and installation of A-SAFE column protection barriers. We are safety oriented, ISNetworld certified A+ and fully insured to reduce your risk. If desired, we can also train your staff to perform the installation. Please contact us today for more information or to schedule service.

column guard forklift impact demo

FlexiShield column protectors dissipate impact energy away from columns to keep building structures safe.

flexishield column guard for crane support beam

Modular, interlocking column protectors are easy to install and accommodate different height requirements.

a-safe column protection guard rail

iFlexRail column guard+ rail system with optional fork guard for heavy duty protection.


Column Protection Options

flexishield building column protector

FlexiShield Column Guard
Impact Rated for 4,000lb. @ 3mph

flexshield corner protector

FlexiShield Corner Guard
Impact Rated for 4,400lb. @ 1mph

iflex pedestrian column guard rail

Column Guard Rail
Impact Rated for 7,000lb. @ 5mph

iflex forklift column protection guard rail

Heavy Duty Column Guard Rail
Impact Rated for 12,000lb. @ 6mph


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