What is tare weight of a pallet?

On average, an empty wooden pallet will weigh from 30 lbs. to 70 lbs., depending on wood type (i.e. hardwood/softwood mix) and the moisture content of the wood. A standard wooden pallet (48″ x 40″ x 6″) with a static load bearing capacity of 3 tons and a 1 ton dynamic, will weigh approximately 33 lbs. to 48 lbs.

How much does a CHEP pallet weight in kg?

38.5kg. Top features of CHEP pallets: Universal acceptance across Australian industry.

What is the max height for a pallet?

Pallets may be stacked to a maximum of four high or 84 inches. Individual pallets must be strapped or stretchwrapped (or both); the entire pallet stack must be securely banded (not stretchwrapped). The heaviest pallet must be on the bottom of the stack; the lightest pallet must be on the top.

Why is it called tare weight?

Tare weight /ˈtɛər/, sometimes called unladen weight, is the weight of an empty vehicle or container. The word tare originates from the Middle French word tare “wastage in goods, deficiency, imperfection” (15th c. ), from Italian tara, from Arabic طرح ṭarḥ, lit. “thing deducted or rejected”, from taraha “to reject”.

Why are some pallets painted blue?

This served to help promote the​ return of empty pallets back to the pallet owner. The most recognizable pallet brand from around the world is that of CHEP, which owns millions of distinctively blue painted pallets with white CHEP marking.

Are CHEP pallets toxic?

This stands for Methyl Bromide which is a harmful chemical used to prevent wood eating insects consuming the pallets. It was banned in the UK 5 years ago so they are much rarer to come by now. Look out for the HT stamp, which stands for heat treated and means the pallet is definitely safe to use.

What is the weight limit for a Chep pallet?

“Pallets used in pallet racking, the weight limitation for a CHEP (1000 x 1200) pallet is 1,500kg and not 1,000kg. Moving the pallet around 90 degrees so that the pallet is face on, would still will give a 1,500kg load, although it is not advised to place the pallet at 90 degrees and 1,000kg would be the safest rating.”

What is the load capacity of a pallet?

A pallet’s load capacity is the maximum amount of weight that the pallet is designed to carry. The three primary pallet load capacity types are: Static Load Capacity is the amount of weight a pallet can hold when it is ‘at rest’ or in a fixed position on a level surface (including when it is stacked!).

How much does a regular wood pallet weigh?

A typically estimate for the CHEP pallet weight would be 60 pounds. Regular wood pallets are a little lighter at 40 pounds.

How big is a standard GMA pallet in weight?

Standard wooden GMA pallet mainly used in North America. Weight 33kg.