VIDEO: Unpacking your Flexible Storage System Print

Thank you for your purchase! This page will provide a quick overview of how to unpack your Flexible Storage System (FSS) and install it into a rack.

Weight warning

WARNING: The FSS weighs 95 lbs. Installation will require at least two people to safely lift, move, and place the Storage System into a rack.

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Unpacking your Flexible Storage System

Unpacking and placing your FSS into a rack will require at least two people.

The following tools will be used:

  • Box knife
  • Phillips screwdriver
  • Caged nut insertion tool (Optional. Comes in the accessory bag of a rack).

Video Tutorial

Below you'll find a short video demonstrating unpacking and installing a FSS.


  • Using the box knife, open the box containing the FSS
  • Remove the small box inside; this box contains the mounting hardware and power cables
  • Insert the caged nuts in the appropriate locations in your rack. Refer to the video for an example of caged nut placement
  • With at least two people remove the FSS from it's box and place it on a sturdy work surface.
  • Remove the two screws that hold the rails in place on the FSS. Retain these screws as they will be needed if the FSS is ever shipped
  • Slide the rail back, press the release tab, and remove the rail.
  • Attach the rear rail ears to the rail. Leave the screws slightly loose to allow for adjustment to the rack
  • With assistance, install the rail into the rack. Once adjusted, tighten the screws holding the rear rail ear.
  • Extend the slide on both sides of the FSS.
  • With at least one other person lift the FSS and guide the slides into the rails.
  • Gently slide the FSS fully into the rack
  • Secure the front of the FSS with the screws and plastic washers
Last Updated on Monday, 20 October 2008 14:45