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Plastic Pallets

 

Plastic Pallets

 

 DURABLE, HYGIENIC AND EASY TO CLEAN 

 

Nestable, lightweight and economical

ISPM 15 standard

 

Durable, plastic pallets are ideal for long-term use and have many advantages in terms of reliability and profitability. They are rugged and particularly suitable for storage and transport of heavy goods.

Hygienic and easy to clean, plastic pallets are perfect for food or pharmaceutical industry.

Today nestable, lightweight and economical plastic pallets that meet ISPM 15 standard for exportation all over the world are also used for daily one-way shipments.

Plastic Pallets Benefits

Eco-friendly as plastic is 100% recyclable

Hygienic, sanitary and washable

No growth/spread of bacteria and fungus

Space optimisation (stackable, nestable and rackable)

Reduced shipping costs because of its lighter weight (30-35% lighter than wood pallets)

Safer and easier to handle (no nails, no splinters, no sharp edges

Resistant to all weather conditions and to chemical products such as acids and alkalis

 

Shipping & Export Pallets

Plastic Pallets 43 x 43

Plastic Pallets 48 x 32

Plastic Pallets 48 x 40

Plastic Pallets 48 x 45

Plastic Pallets 48 x 48

All Shipping & Export Pallets

 

Storage Pallets

Plastic Pallets 48 x 32

Plastic Pallets 48 x 40

Plastic Pallets 48 x 48

 

Food Grade Storage Pallets

Plastic Pallets 48 x 40

 

Other Pallets

Pressed Wood Pallets

Slip Sheet (Push Pull Pallets)

 

 Minimum order must be 5 pallets AND 300$ 

To order or for more information please contact us

Subcategories

Plastic Pallets 43x43 (0)

Shipping Pallets

Image

Nestable

Material

Dimensions

(in) - (po)

Weight

 Load Capacity*

Access

Dynamic

Static

Racking

Fork Lift

Pallet Truck

Yes**

ACM Plastic

43.3 x 43.3 x 6.4

20 lbs

5 300 lbs

17 600 lbs

1 300 lbs

 4 sides

4 sides

1100 x 1100 x 163 

17.9 kg

2 400 kg

7 980 kg

590 kg

PP43x43-2B

 Export Plastic Pallet; Disposable; ISO Freight Standard Size;

 6 Removable Runners; Stackable; Racking Possible; ISPM 15;

Quantity

FOB Prices

5-24

45,23$

25-49

39,03$

50-149

37,01$

150+

CONTACT US

 

*Guideline values are based on experimental tests with standardized and evenly distributed loads. Capacities may be less in different conditions of usage. The user is responsible to ensure that a pallet meets the specific requirements of the applications. We can help you identify your specific requirements. Please contact us to discuss with our representatives.

**Pallet is nestable when runners are removed.

 

Also available:

Plastic Pallets 48 x 32

Plastic Pallets 48 x 40

Plastic Pallets 48 x 45

Plastic Pallets 48 x 48

Shipping & Export Pallets

 

To order or for more information please contact us

Plastic Pallets 48x32 (0)

Shipping Pallets

Image

Nestable

Material

Dimensions

(in) - (po)

Weight

 Load Capacity*

Access

Dynamic

Static

Racking

Fork Lift

Pallet Truck

Yes

ACM Plastic

47.2 x 31.5 x 5.5

20 lbs

2 600 lbs

7 100 lbs 

NA

 4 sides

2 sides

1200 x 800 x 140

9 kg

1 180 kg

3 220 kg

NA

PP48x32-1A 

 Export Plastic Pallet; Disposable;

 Euro Dimensions; ISPM 15;

Quantity

FOB Prices

5-24

29.33$

25-49

25.39$

50-149

24.11$

150+

CONTACT US

Yes**

ACM  Plastic

47.2 x 31.5 x 5.9

27.5 lbs

3 500 lbs

14 100 lbs

1 300 lbs

4 sides

2 sides

1200 x 800 x 150

12.5 kg

1 600 kg

6 400 kg

590 kg

PP48x32-1B

 Export Plastic Pallet - Disposable; Euro Dimensions;

 3 Removable Runners; Stackable; Racking Possible; ISPM 15

Quantity

FOB Prices

5-24

40.08$

25-49

34.69$

50-149

32.94$

150+

CONTACT US

 

Storage Pallets

Image

Nestable

Material

Dimensions

(in) - (po)

Weight

 Load Capacity*

Access

Dynamic

Static

Racking

Fork Lift

Pallet Truck

No

PPC

47.2 x 31.5 x 6.1

28.6 lbs

3 300 lbs

6 600 lbs 

1 650 lbs

 4 sides

4 sides

1200 x 800 x 155

13 kg

1 500 kg

3 000 kg

750 kg

PP1200x800-1A

 Export Plastic Pallet; Euro Dimensions; 3 Runners;

 Stackable; Racking Possible; ISPM 15;

Quantity

FOB Prices

5+

CONTACT US

 

*Guideline values are based on experimental tests with standardized and evenly distributed loads. Capacities may be less in different conditions of usage. The user is responsible to ensure that a pallet meets the specific requirements of the applications. We can help you identify your specific requirements. Please contact us to discuss with our representatives.

**Pallet is nestable when runners are removed.

 

Also available:

Plastic Pallets 43 x 43

Plastic Pallets 48 x 40

Plastic Pallets 48 x 45

Plastic Pallets 48 x 48

Shipping & Export Pallets

 

To order or for more information please contact us

Plastic Pallets 48x40 (0)

Shipping Pallets

Image

Nestable

Material

Dimensions

(in) - (po)

Weight

Load Capacity*

Access

Dynamic

Static

Racking

Fork Lift

Pallet Truck

Yes

ACM Plastic

48 x 40 x 5.2

12 lbs

2 200 lbs

3 500 lbs

NA

4 sides

4 sides

1219 x 1016 x 132

5.5 kg

1 000 kg

1 600 kg

NA

PP48x40-1A

 Export Plastic Pallet; Disposable;

 Lightweight; ISPM 15;

Quantity

FOB Prices

10-49

22.35$

50-149

19.36$

150-299

18.40$

300+

CONTACT US

Yes

ACM Plastic

48 x 40 x 5.5

22 lbs

3 100 lbs

8 800 lbs

NA

4 sides

2 sides

1218 x 1016 x 140

10 kg

1 400 kg

4 000 kg

NA

PP48x40-2A

 Export Plastic Pallet;

 Disposable; ISPM 15;

Quantity

FOB Prices

10-24

31.46$

25-49

27.27$

50-149

25.91$

150+

CONTACT US

Yes**

ACM Plastic

48 x 40 x 5.9

20 lbs

4 400 lbs

17 600 lbs

1 300 lbs

4 sides

2 sides

1219 x 1016 x 150

17.9 kg

2 000 kg

7 980 kg

590 kg

PP48x40-2B

 Export Plastic Pallet; Disposable;

 Racking Possible; ISPM 15;

Quantity

FOB Prices

10-24

42.81$

25-49

37.00$

50-149

35.11$

150+

CONTACT US

Yes**

ACM Plastic

48 x 40 x 5.9

33 lbs

5 300 lbs

17 600 lbs

1 300 lbs

4 sides

2 sides

1219 x 1016 x 150

15 kg

2 400 kg

7 980 kg

590 kg

PP48x40-2C

 Export Plastic Pallet; Disposable;

 Racking Possible; ISPM 15;

Quantity

FOB Prices

10-24

60.68$

25-49

52.53$

50-149

49.89$

150+<

CONTACT US

Yes

Recycled Plastic

48 x 40 x 5.5

17 lbs

2000 lbs

5 000 lbs

NA

4 sides

4 sides

1219 x 1016 x 130

7.7 kg

907 kg

2 268 kg

NA

PP48x40-10A

 Export Plastic Pallet; Disposable;

  ISPM 15;

Quantity

FOB Prices

10+

CONTACT US

Yes

ACM Plastic

48 x 40 x 6

30 lbs

2 200 lbs

20 000 lbs

NA

4 sides

4 sides

1219 x 1016 x152

13.6 kg

1 134 kg

9 072 kg

NA

PP48x40-12B

 Export Plastic Pallet; Disposable;

 Antiskid Surface; ISPM 15;

Quantity

FOB Prices

5-24

45.06$

25-49

39.19$

50-149

37.29$

150+

CONTACT US

 

Storage Pallets

Image

Nestable

Material

Dimensions

(in) - (po)

Weight

Load Capacity*

Access

Dynamic

Static

Racking

Fork Lift

Pallet Truck

No

Recycled HDPE

48 x 40 x 6.1

35 lbs

5 000 lbs

25 000 lbs

2 200 lbs

4 sides

4 sides

1219 x 1016 x 155

15.9 kg

2 268 kg

11 340 kg

998 kg

PP48x40-6B

PP48x40-6B-1

 Economical; 1 Piece Construction; Picture Frame Bottom;

 Stackable; Racking Possible; ISPM 15;

 Optional Anti-slip Rubber Grommets;

Quantity

FOB Price

5+

CONTACT US

No

HDPE

48 x 40 x 5.9

57 lbs

5 000 lbs

30 000 lbs

2 800 lbs

4 sides

4 sides

1219 x 1016 x 150

25.9 kg

2 268 kg

13 608 kg

1 270 kg

PP48x40-9C

 Heavy Duty; Strong; Ideal for Racking;

 Long Lifetime; 3 Rod Reinforcement; ISPM 15;

Quantity

FOB Price

5+

CONTACT US

No

HDPE

48 x 40 x 5.9

59 lbs

5 000 lbs

30 000 lbs

3 000 lbs

4 sides

4 sides

1219 x 1016 x 150

26.8 kg

2 268 kg

13 608 kg

1 360 kg

PP48x40-9D

 Heavy Duty; Strong; Ideal for Racking;

 Long Lifetime; 5 Rod Reinforcement; ISPM 15;

Quantity

FOB Price

5+

CONTACT US

No

PP

48 x 40 x 6.1

34 lbs

4 400 lbs

8 800 lbs

2 200 lbs

4 sides

4 sides

1219 x 1016 x 155

15.5 kg

2 000 kg

4000kg

1 000 kg

PP48x40-15A

 Heavy Duty; Strong; 

 Long Lifetime;  ISPM 15;

Quantity

FOB Price

5+

CONTACT US

No

PP

48 x 40 x 6.1

34 lbs

4 400 lbs

8 800 lbs

2 200 lbs

4 sides

4 sides

1219 x 1016 x 155

15.5 kg

2 000 kg

4000kg

1 000 kg

PP48x40-16A

 Heavy Duty; Strong; 

 Closed Deck; Long Lifetime;  ISPM 15;

Quantity

FOB Price

5+

CONTACT US

No

PPC

47.2 x 39.4 x 6.1

35.30 lbs

3 300 lbs

6 600 lbs 

1 650 lbs

 4 sides

4 sides

1200 x 1000 x150

16 kg

1 500 kg

3 000 kg

750 kg

PP1200x1000-1A

 Export Plastic Pallet; Euro Dimensions;

 Close Deck; ISPM 15;

Quantity

FOB Price

5+

CONTACT US
LIQUDATION

No

HDPE

48 x 40 x6

54 lbs

5 000 lbs

25 000 lbs

1 000 lbs

4 sides

4 sides

1219 x 1016 x 152

24.5 kg

2 268 kg

11 340 kg

453 kg

PP48x40-9A

 Heavy Duty; Strong; Ideal for Racking;

 Long Lifetime; ISPM 15;

Quantity

FOB Price

5+

85$ 50$

 

Food-Grade Storage Pallets

Image

Nestable

Material

Dimensions

(in) - (po)

Weight

Load Capacity*

Access

Dynamic

Static

Racking

Fork Lift

Pallet Truck

No

HDPE Virgin Material

48 x 40 x 6.1

35 lbs

5 000 lbs

25 000 lbs

2 200 lbs

4 sides

4 sides

1219 x 1016 x 155

15.9 kg

2 268 kg

11 340 kg

998 kg

PP48x40-6A (Blue)

PP48x40-6D (Red)

PP48x40-6F (Green)

 FDA-Approved Food Grade; Economical; 1 Piece Construction;

 Picture Frame Bottom; Stackable; Racking Possible; ISPM 15;

Quantity

FOB Prices

5+

CONTACT US

No

HDPE Virgin Material

47.2 x 39.4 x 6.3

50.5 lbs

5 500 lbs

11 000 lbs

2 750 lbs

4 sides

4 sides

1200 x 1000 x 160

22.9 kg

2 495 kg

4 990 kg

1 250 kg

PP1200x1000-2A

 FDA-Approved Food Grade; Export Plastic Pallet; Euro Dimensions;

 Close Deck; Stackable; Racking Possible; ISPM 15;

Quantity

FOB Prices

5+

CONTACT US

 

*Guideline values are based on experimental tests with standardized and evenly distributed loads. Capacities may be less in different conditions of usage. The user is responsible to ensure that a pallet meets the specific requirements of the applications. We can help you identify your specific requirements. Please contact us to discuss with our representatives.

**Pallet is nestable when runners are removed.

 

Also available:

Plastic Pallets 43 x 43

Plastic Pallets 48 x 32

Plastic Pallets 48 x 45

Plastic Pallets 48 x 48

Shipping & Export Pallets

 

To order or for more information please contact us

Plastic Pallets 48x45 (0)

Shipping Pallets

Image

Nestable

Material

Dimensions

(in) - (po)

Weight

 Load Capacity*

Access

Dynamic

Static

Racking

Fork Lift

Pallet Truck

Yes

ACM  Plastic

48 x 45 x 5.5

24 lbs

3 500 lbs

8 800 lbs 

NA

 4 sides

4 sides

1219 x 1143 x 140

10.9 kg

1 600 kg

4 000 kg

NA

PP48x45-1A

 Export Plastic Pallet; Disposable; Automotive Standard Size;

 Lightweight; ISPM 15;

Quantity

FOB Prices

5-24

34.49$

25-49

29.92$

50-149

28.44$

150+

CONTACT US

Yes**

ACM  Plastic

48 x 45 x 5.5

32 lbs

4 400 lbs

17 600 lbs

1 300 lbs

4 sides

4 sides

1219 x 1143 x 140

14.5 kg

2 000 kg

8 000 kg

600 kg

PP48x45-1B 

 Export Plastic Pallet; Disposable; Automotive Standard Size;

 3 Removable Runners; Rackable; ISPM 15;

Quantity

FOB Prices

5-24

49.56$

25-49

43.14$

50-149

41.06$

150+

CONTACT US

 

*Guideline values are based on experimental tests with standardized and evenly distributed loads. Capacities may be less in different conditions of usage. The user is responsible to ensure that a pallet meets the specific requirements of the applications. We can help you identify your specific requirements. Please contact us to discuss with our representatives.

**Pallet is nestable when runners are removed.

 

Plastic Pallets 43 x 43

Plastic Pallets 48 x 32

Plastic Pallets 48 x 40

Plastic Pallets 48 x 48

Shipping & Export Pallets

 

To order or for more information please contact us

Plastic Pallets 48x48 (0)

Shipping Pallets

Image

Nestable

Material

Dimensions

(in) - (po)

Weight

 Load Capacity*

Access

Dynamic

Static

Racking

Fork Lift

Pallet Truck

Yes

Recycled PP

48 x 48 x 5.4

34 lbs

3 000 lbs

20 000 lbs

NA

 4 sides

4 sides

1219 x 1219 x 137

15.4 kg

1 360 kg

9 072 kg

NA

PP48x48-4A

 Export Plastic Pallet; Disposable;

 Antiskid Surface; ISPM 15;

Quantity

FOB Prices

5-24

54.06$

25-49

49.68$

50-149

46.04$

150+

CONTACT US

 

Storage Pallets

Image

Nestable

Material

Dimensions

(in) - (po)

Weight

 Load Capacity*

Access

Dynamic

Static

Racking

Fork Lift

Pallet Truck

No

HDPE

48.8 x 48.8 x 5.8

57 lbs

4 000 lbs

17 600 lbs

NA

 4 sides

2 sides

1240 x 1240 x 140

26 kg

1 814 kg

13 608 kg

NA

PP48x48-5A

 Export Plastic Pallet; Molded Rings for 55 gal Drums;

 Stackable; ISPM 15;

Quantity

FOB Prices

5+

CONTACT US

No

Recycled Plastic

48 x 48 x 6

46 lbs

5 000 lbs

20 000 lbs

500 lbs

 4 sides

4 sides

1219 x 1219 x 150

20.9 kg

1 360 kg

9 072 kg

227 kg

PP48x48-9A

 Heavy-Duty; Great Resistance; Stackable;

 Racking Possible; ISPM 15;

Quantity

FOB Prices

5+

CONTACT US
LIQUDATION

No

PP

48 x 48 x 6.5

54 lbs

5 512 lbs

11 024 lbs

2 755 lbs

 4 sides

4 sides

1200 x 1200 x 165

24.5 kg

2 500 kg

5 000 kg

1 250 kg

PP1200x1200-1A

 Close Deck; Heavy-Duty; Stackable;

 Racking Possible; ISPM 15;

Quantity

FOB Prices

5+

120$ 85$

 

*Guideline values are based on experimental tests with standardized and evenly distributed loads. Capacities may be less in different conditions of usage. The user is responsible to ensure that a pallet meets the specific requirements of the applications. We can help you identify your specific requirements. Please contact us to discuss with our representatives.

**Pallet is nestable when runners are removed.

 

Also available:

Plastic Pallets 43 x 43

Plastic Pallets 48 x 32

Plastic Pallets 48 x 40

Plastic Pallets 48 x 45

Shipping & Export Pallets

 

To order or for more information please contact us

Shipping & Export Pallets (0)

43x43

Image

Nestable

Material

Dimensions

(in) - (po)

Weight

 Load Capacity*

Access

Dynamic

Static

Racking

Fork Lift

Pallet Truck

Yes**

ACM Plastic

43.3 x 43.3 x 6.4

20 lbs

5 300 lbs

17 600 lbs

1 300 lbs

 4 sides

4 sides

1100 x 1100 x 163 

17.9 kg

2 400 kg

7 980 kg

590 kg

PP43x43-2B

 Export Plastic Pallet; Disposable; ISO Freight Standard Size;

 6 Removable Runners; Stackable; Racking Possible; ISPM 15;

Quantity

FOB Prices

5-24

45.23$

25-49

39.03$

50-149

35.42$

150+

CONTACT US

 

48x32

Image

Nestable

Material

Dimensions

(in) - (po)

Weight

 Load Capacity*

Access

Dynamic

Static

Racking

Fork Lift

Pallet Truck

Yes

ACM Plastic

47.2 x 31.5 x 5.5

20 lbs

2 600 lbs

7 100 lbs 

NA

 4 sides

2 sides

1200 x 800 x 140

9 kg

1 180 kg

3 220 kg

NA

PP48x32-1A 

 Export Plastic Pallet; Disposable;

 Euro Dimensions; ISPM 15;

Quantity

FOB Prices

5-24

29.33$

25-49

25.39$

50-149

24.11$

150+

CONTACT US

Yes**

ACM  Plastic

47.2 x 31.5 x 5.9

27.5 lbs

3 500 lbs

14 100 lbs

1 300 lbs

4 sides

2 sides

1200 x 800 x 150

12.5 kg

1 600 kg

6 400 kg

590 kg

PP48x32-1B

 Export Plastic Pallet - Disposable; Euro Dimensions;

 3 Removable Runners; Stackable; Racking Possible; ISPM 15

Quantity

FOB Prices

5-24

40.08$

25-49

34.69$

50-149

32.94$

150+

CONTACT US

 

48x40

Image

Nestable

Material

Dimensions

(in) - (po)

Weight

Load Capacity*

Access

Dynamic

Static

Racking

Fork Lift

Pallet Truck

Yes

ACM Plastic

48 x 40 x 5.2

12 lbs

2 200 lbs

3 500 lbs

NA

4 sides

4 sides

1219 x 1016 x 132

5.5 kg

1 000 kg

1 600 kg

NA

PP48x40-1A

 Export Plastic Pallet; Disposable;

 Lightweight; ISPM 15;

Quantity

FOB Prices

5-49

22.35$

50-149

19.36$

150-299

18.40$

300+

CONTACT US

Yes

ACM Plastic

48 x 40 x 5.5

22 lbs

3 100 lbs

8 800 lbs

NA

4 sides

2 sides

1218 x 1016 x 140

10 kg

1 400 kg

4 000 kg

NA

PP48x40-2A

 Export Plastic Pallet;

 Disposable; ISPM 15;

Quantity

FOB Prices

5-24

31.46$

25-49

27.27$

50-149

25.91$

150+

CONTACT US

Yes**

ACM Plastic

48 x 40 x 5.9

20 lbs

4 400 lbs

17 600 lbs

1 300 lbs

4 sides

2 sides

1219 x 1016 x 150

17.9 kg

2 000 kg

7 980 kg

590 kg

PP48x40-2B

 Export Plastic Pallet; Disposable;

 Racking Possible; ISPM 15;

Quantity

FOB Prices

5-24

42.81$

25-49

37.00$

50-149

35.11$

150+

CONTACT US

Yes**

ACM Plastic

48 x 40 x 5.9

33 lbs

5 300 lbs

17 600 lbs

1 300 lbs

4 sides

2 sides

1219 x 1016 x 150

15 kg

2 400 kg

7 980 kg

590 kg

PP48x40-2C

 Export Plastic Pallet; Disposable;

 Racking Possible; ISPM 15;

Quantity

FOB Prices

5-24

60.68$

25-49

52.53$

50-149

49.89$

150+<

CONTACT US

 

48x45

Image

Nestable

Material

Dimensions

(in) - (po)

Weight

 Load Capacity*

Access

Dynamic

Static

Racking

Fork Lift

Pallet Truck

Yes

ACM  Plastic

48 x 45 x 5.5

24 lbs

3 500 lbs

8 800 lbs 

NA

 4 sides

4 sides

1219 x 1143 x 140

10.9 kg

1 600 kg

4 000 kg

NA

PP48x45-1A

 Export Plastic Pallet; Disposable; Automotive Standard Size;

 Lightweight; ISPM 15;

Quantity

FOB Prices

5-24

34.49$

25-49

29.92$

50-149

28.44$

150+

CONTACT US

Yes**

ACM  Plastic

48 x 45 x 5.5

32 lbs>

4 400 lbs

17 600 lbs

1 300 lbs

4 sides

4 sides

1219 x 1143 x 140

14.5 kg

2 000 kg

8 000 kg

600 kg

PP48x45-1B 

 Export Plastic Pallet; Disposable; Automotive Standard Size;

 3 Removable Runners; Rackable; ISPM 15;

Quantity

FOB Prices

5-24

49.56$

25-49

43.14$

50-149

41.06$

150+

CONTACT US

 

48x48

Image

Nestable

Material

Dimensions

(in) - (po)

Weight

 Load Capacity*

Access

Dynamic

Static

Racking

Fork Lift

Pallet Truck

Yes

Recycled PP

48 x 48 x 5.4

34 lbs

3 000 lbs

20 000 lbs

NA

 4 sides

4 sides

1219 x 1219 x 137

15.4 kg

1 360 kg

9 072 kg

NA

PP48x48-4A

 Export Plastic Pallet; Disposable;

 Antiskid Surface; ISPM 15;

Quantity

FOB Prices

5-24

54.06$

25-49

49.68$

50-149

46.04$

150+

CONTACT US

 

*Guideline values are based on experimental tests with standardized and evenly distributed loads. Capacities may be less in different conditions of usage. The user is responsible to ensure that a pallet meets the specific requirements of the applications. We can help you identify your specific requirements. Please contact us to discuss with our representatives.

**Pallet is nestable when runners are removed.

 

Also available:

Plastic Pallets 43 x 43

Plastic Pallets 48 x 32

Plastic Pallets 48 x 40

Plastic Pallets 48 x 45

Plastic Pallets 48 x 48

 

To order or for more information please contact us

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Wood Pallets VS Plastic Pallets

 
Advantages   Less expensive
  Easy to repair if broken
  Fast and easy to make new ones
  Can be recycled into mulch paper
  Stronger and have a high friction compared to plastic
  Eco-friendly as plastic is 100% recyclable
  Hygienic, sanitary and washable
  No growth/spread of bacteria and fungus
  Space optimisation (stackable, nestable and rackable)
  Reduced shipping costs because of its lighter weight (30-35% lighter than wood pallets)
  Safer and easier to handle (no nails, no splinters, no sharp edges)
  Resistant to all weather conditions and to chemical products such as acids and alkalis
Disadvantages   Product contamination via splintering, harborage area for pests and bacterial growth
  Not hygienic and very difficult to clean
  Not safe for operators and products (splinters, sharp edges and nails)
  Shorter life span than plastic pallets
  Not repairable if it cracks or break
  More expensive than wood pallets
  Can be slippery at times
  Not as strong as wood pallets
  Limited sizes of pallets

 

Different Types of Plastic

 

High Density Polyethylene (HDPE)

High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) is a thermoplastic polymer with a high strenght-to-density ratio.  Due to its great tensile strength, negligeable moisture absorbtion, impressive impact and corrosion resistance this is the most commonly used material in the manufacturing of plastic pallets. HDPE is recommended for closed loop and in-house applications where the pallet will be handled often and will offer a long life-span.

  

Polypropylene (PP)

Polypropylene (PP) is a thermoplastic polymer that is usually harder than HDPE and  has higher heat resistance.  PP is recommended when the pallet needs to hold greater weights or in  racking applications where there is no center support for the pallet.PP is also usually more expensive than HDPE.
  
HDPE and PP can also be blended together in a plastic pallet to get the best of both worlds and help to lower costs. This is common in plastic pallets manufactured from recycled materials because it produces a very rigid and durable plastic pallet at a reasonable price.

  

Advanced Composite Material (ACM)

Advanced Composite Material (ACM) is a mixture originating from collections of post-industrial plastic scrap. ACM pallets  are the least expensive plastic pallets, comparable to the cost of wood pallets, but his still very strong and stiff . However it can  brittle and has a shorter life-span than other materials. ACM is used for “Export” or “Disposable” pallets intended for a one-way trip. 

 

How to Select a Plastic Pallet

 

Dimensions

To select the right dimensions, you must consider the job to be done, the industry you are working in and the geographic location you are dealing with.

Depending on the goods to be carried, the doors to navigate through and the warehouse to receive those pallets, you may need a small pallet as well as big pallet.

Different industries tend to conform to certain standard dimensions to facilitate exchanges between manufacturers, distribution centers and retailers.

Pallets are used locally and internationally, and international standards are not necessary the same. Mostly used dimensions standards are European and American but Australian and Asian are also other standards used on the market.

 

Material

If the pallet has to be FDA Approved, virgin plastic will be the material to be used and it will be either a PP or PE (HDPE) plastic, this is mostly used by pharmaceutical and food industries.

If you are looking for an export, economical or heavy duty plastic pallet, it doesn’t have to be virgin, recycled plastic can do the job and the raw material can be used alone or mixed depending on the result you are looking for and the budget you are planning to put into your purchase, in example an ACM plastic will be less expensive but not as robust as a plastic in PP or PE (HDPE).

 

Load Capacity

The load capacity is the maximum weight that a pallet can carry but it is always better to consider a load capacity higher that the total weight to be supported for a margin of safety. Pallets offer three different load capacity; Static capacity, Dynamic capacity and Racking capacity.

Static capacity: If you are planning to use your plastic pallet as a platform for other pallets or use it for storage in a solid fixed place or position, the static capacity will be the one to be check.

Dynamic capacity: If the plastic pallet will be used to move goods inside the warehouse, from one place to another or for expedition outside the warehouse, the dynamic capacity is the one to consider because it represents the total weight to be carried by a jack or forklift.

Racking capacity: For the plastic pallet to be used in racking, we will consider the weight to be supported by a racking system without any structure beneath it to support it.

 

Nestable, Stackable or Rackable

Nestable: These pallets are the best option to save place when the pallets are empty. It will take less space than others and help you save on the transport fees.

Stackable:  Thanks to their anti-slip top, these pallets can be stacked nesatly and safely for convenience. 

Rackable: These are shaped as a picture frame or have runners to allow the pallet to carry the weight inside a racking, which is a good way to use more height space and avoid disposing your goods on the floor.

 

Open or Closed Top Deck

Closed top decks have a smooth surface, which is better for a required hygienic transport. They are also easier to clean and dry as well. Open top decks on the other hand, allow for easy manual handling and easier draining when wet.

 

Other Features

Anti-slip surface: It may or may not be a requirement for your pallets to contain anti-slip surfaces to reduce product movement. Some product works best with an anti-slip pad, while others function best with anti-slip strips. Add an anti-slip surface to any pallet using grip sheets.

Heavy-Duty: Some pallets are reinforced with metal rods to support a heavier load without cracking.

Product Specefic: Some pallets are designed to hold  specific container such as drums or contain leaks and will have features such as recessed rings or spill trays.

Lips: These that are molded on to the top deck edges of the pallet, providing an extra stable surface.

 

Need Help?

Contact us and we will help you determine your need and make sure we find the best pallet for you.

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