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

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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.

Features and Benefits

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

  • CHEP shipping pallet


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  • Dimensions - in millimeters Dimensions - in inch

    1219 48
    1016 40
    141 5.6
  • Window / Pallet entry - in millimeters Window / Pallet entry - in inch

    1219 mm side 48 in side
    370.0 14.6
    90.0 3.5
    1016 mm side 40 in side
    318.0 12.5
    106.0 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


  • 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

    Maximize the use of the pallet surface

    Minimize 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

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