Versions Compared

Key

  • This line was added.
  • This line was removed.
  • Formatting was changed.

...

Both the square meters and side dimensions of pallets have implications for how pallets consume floor space in warehouse and trucks, how pallets may fight through doors, and how a pallet might be stored in elevated pallet racking. In addition to differing dimensions, there are different body constructions and different materials used in building pallets. Common pallet constructions:

Image Removed

Two-way entry pallet - close boarded, no base board

Four-way entry pallet - perimeter base

Image Added

Image Added

Four-way entry pallet - close boarded, 3 base

Two-way entry pallet - reversible 

Image Added

Image Added

Four-way entry pallet - close boarded, perimeter base

Four-way entry pallet - open boarded, 3 base

Image Added

Image Added

Four-way entry pallet - wing type

Two-way entry pallet - wing type

Image Added

Image Added


  • Pallets come in either two-way entry or four-way entry, meaning forks can lift from only two side or all four sides.
  • Pallets can be reversable or nonreversible. Non reversable pallets mean only one side has a stable surface upon which cargo can be stored. Non reversable pallets are sometimes called “skids.”

...