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RACK, punishments. An engine with which to torture a supposed criminal, in order to extort a confession of his supposed crime, and the names of his supposed accomplices. Unknown in the United States.
     2. This instrument, known by the nickname of the Duke of Exeter's daughter, was in use in England. Barr. on the Stat. 866 12 S. & R. 227.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Steel King's drive-in racking features unlimited storage depth and is suited for high-traffic and cooler/freezer installations.
PV Racking, a Pennsylvania-based firm, specializes in designing and manufacturing solar racking systems for both roof and ground mount installations.
"Seismic Considerations for Steel Storage Racks," guidelines specific to the use of racking in areas vulnerable to seismic activity, is available from the Building Seismic Safety Council (800-480-2520, www.bssconline.org).
The research study is titled " Global Industrial Racking System Market - Valuable Growth Prospects and Insights on Future Scenario " which encloses important data about the production, consumption, revenue and market share, merged with information related to the market scope and product overview.
DURA-CON[R] will add quality to the PV Racking line by providing hardware for mounting and fastening the racking components of the slide-in module system.
"it's especially easy during racking," he says, "when you don't necessarily have to use a flashlight." His crew also spot-checks older racks whenever new ones arrive.
Manfredi Cold Storage is growing - and its racking system is following suit.
Since only two aisles are necessary, aisle space can be reduced by 75% and up to 100% more product can be stored than with traditional selective pallet racking.
Philadelphia, PA, March 21, 2012 --(PR.com)-- PV Racking Announces Alliance with SolarDock of Wilmington, Delaware
Efficiency continues to be a driving force in the materials handling industry, and the right racking solution in a warehouse can represent a company's ability to remain competitive in the global marketplace.
In fact, the right question for end users to ask isn't "What's new in racking?" says Klaus-Dieter Wurm, vice president and managing director of Schaefer Systems International (SSI, 704-944-4524, www.ssi-schaefer.us ).