PALLET LOGISTICS & UNIT-LOAD SOLUTIONS, INC.
BLOCK PALLET SPECIFICATIONS

Classification

48 x 40 in. (1219 x 1016 mm)

Reusable/multiple-use

Double-face non-reversible

Full 4-way

Machine-built

Top-deck construction: Deckboard + stringerboard

Bottom-deck construction: Perimeter-base
Bottom butted board parallel to pallet length

Materials

Kiln-dried (19% MC) southern yellow pine (SYP), or Douglas-fir

  • 11/16 in. thick deckboards
  • 5.5 in. wide top leadboards, top center boards and bottom boards, all other boards are 3.5 in. wide
  • 5 in. wide stringerboards (same width as blocks)

At least standard grade for lumber components

Solid lumber or wood-based composite blocks

  • 3.5 in. tall
  • 5 in. wide (same width as stringerboards)
  • 7.5 in. long outer blocks, 3.75 in. long inner blocks

Strength Properties*

Safe working load capacity of 3250 lbs. based on the following conditions:

  • supporting a uniformly distributed load
  • racks spanning 34 in. (850 mm) across the width
  • 49.5% load weight COV and 2.15 maximum to average load ratio

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* Strength properties to be determined using the Pallet Design System (PDS) or ASTM D 1185 Standard test methods for pallet and related structures employed in material handling and shipping.