Automotive - Foldable Large Container - 121097 (00048)

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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.

Features and Benefits

Ensure superior product protection with robust design features including ergonomic latches & handles, wear & damage resistant material and modular construction

Increases transport and storage space efficiency – containers are stackable when full or folded

Ability to access bulk parts line side through the use of the side access doors

Streamline line side processes with single person operation and the elimination of strapping and wrapping material

Improve handling flexibility and product security with four-way forklift access

Reduce time and effort for opening/closing access doors and collapsing containers with large, spring-loaded ergonomic latches

Eliminate packaging waste and the associated time and cost with fully recyclable materials

Reduces costs along the entire supply chain using a single container from Tier Supplier to line side


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  • Dimensions - in millimeters Dimensions - in inch

    1200 47.2
    1000 39.4
    975 38.4
    1110 43.7
    910 35.8
    792 31.2
    1200 47.2
    1000 39.4
    406 16
  • Nominal Capacity and Weight

    Maximum capacity
    0.76 m3 167.18 (UK) glns 26.84 ft3
    Maximum load weight
    500 kgs 1102.3 lbs
    Tare weight
    63 kgs 138.9 lbs
  • 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

    Sequence is indicated on the inner surface of sidewalls

  • Temperature Range

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


  • Materials

    Base: HDPE - blue or black
    Access doors: HDPE - blue or grey
    Sidewalls: HDPE, blue or grey Access
    Door Hinges: HDPE, black
    Access Door Clips: Acetal, black or blue
    Sidewalls Clips: Acetal, black or blue
    Label Holders: Acetal, black

  • 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

  • Recommended Use / Applications

    Catalysts, Harnesses, Mudguards, Pedals, Radiator grilles

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