Automotive - FLC 121097 - Optimum (48)

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CHEP’s foldable container solutions are used by the automotive industries in Europe, the Americas, and Asia Pacific for both domestic and cross border supply chains.

The Foldable Large Container (FLC) builds on the proven performance of existing bulk containers. It is specifically designed to reduce the cost of relocating empty containers while providing maximum product protection and load stability.

The range of containers includes different heights to meet regional requirements and is accepted by the majority of automotive manufacturers and suppliers. The foldable pallet container has two access doors and four-way entry base.

Features and Benefits

Fully foldable to maximise transport and storage space
Industry standard design is light, sturdy and meets European regulations

Fully recyclable materials minimise the impact on the environment
Consistent specifications are suitable for automated production and line-side racking


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  • Dimensions - in millimeters Dimensions - in inch

    1200 47.2
    1000 39.4
    975 38.4
    1140 44.9
    940 37
    790 31.1
    1200 47.2
    1000 39.4
    295 11.6
  • Nominal Capacity and Weight

    Maximum capacity
    847 ltrs 186 (UK) glns
    Maximum load weight
    750 kgs 1653.5 lbs
    Tare weight
    51 kgs 112.4 lbs

    If inter-stacked with FLC 121097 – Classic, only fill with 500 kgs.

  • Configuration and Stacking

    Stacked layers in transit when open
    Stacked layers in transit when folded
    Stacked layers for storage when open
    Stacked layers for storage when folded
  • Temperature Range

    Minimum / Maximum
    -20 °C / 40 °C -4 °F / 104 °F


  • Materials

    Base: Polypropylene

    Access doors: Polypropylene

    Sidewalls: Polypropylene

    Access Door Hinges: - High Density Polyethylene

    Sidewalls Clips: Polyoxymethylene

    Label Holders: High Density Polyethylene

  • Handling

    Where layer pads, durable trays, etc. are to be automatically loaded into the FLC, they should be a maximum size of 1102 x 900 mm to ensure unrestricted entry 

    FLCs should be lifted by fork lift truck through the pallet base windows. The forks should reach completely into the pallet base and enter the FLC squarely 

    FLCs should not be pulled or pushed along the ground 

    The dust cover should be kept with the FLC at all times

    Do not use pallet jack through long sides entries to avoid skids damages.

    When opening doors, push inwards and then lift.

  • Recommended Use / Applications

    Automotive components, eg. Catalysts, Harnesses, Mudguards, Pedals, Radiator grilles

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