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Pooled Wood Block Pallet - North American Standard (48 x 40 inches)

Timber Block Pallet - North American Standard (48 x 40 inches)

This industry standard quality wooden platform is ideal for the transport of goods in many industries including Fast Moving Consumer Goods, Beverage, Produce, Hardware, and Automotive industries.

Its 4-way entry design offers greater efficiencies during transport and storage.

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Innovative Design

  • True 4-way entry ensures compatibility with all standard pallet jacks and forklifts
  • Provides greater efficiency in pallet loading and unloading
  • Free Span racking in either direction

Consistent Specification

  • Suitable for automated production and warehousing facilities, increasing operational efficiency

Consistent Availability

  • Ensures no delay in production at times of seasonal or unexpected demand

Robust Construction - Full Perimeter Base

  • Provides strength for safe handling of heavy loads
  • Evenly distributes load to reduce product damage
  • Provides stability in block stacking
  • Design eliminates notched stringers

Environmentally Sound

  • Made from 100% reuseable or recycled materials
Dimensions - in millimetres- in inches
Length Width Height
  1219 1016 141
Length Width Height
  48 40 5.6
Window / Pallet entry - in millimetres- in inches
Width Height
1219 mm side 370 90
1016 mm side 318 106
Width Height
48 in side 14.6 3.5
40 in side 12.5 4.2
Configuration and Stacking
  • Block stacked up to 5 unit loads high, not to exceed 10,000 lbs
  • Empty pallets can be (stacked) stored 19 high in a trailer

Notes

Materials

Wood: quality timber from a controlled selection of different wood types, primarily kiln-dried Southern Yellow Pine

Paint: water based

Nails: either standard or stiff stock wire

Handling
  • Maximise the use of the pallet surface
  • Minimise lifting from the undersides of the skids
  • Rack the pallets under the outside blocks
Performance and Standards

A general purpose pallet that can be safely used for most applications in the distribution and transport chain. The CHEP Block Pallet has been designed using the Pallet Design System to carry 2,800 lbs in normal operating circumstances with a uniformly distributed load.

FM Approval applies to wood pallets that utilize composite wood blocks produced after December 30, 2008

Truck Load Quantity 570 pallets