How much weight can a CHEP pallet hold?

A typically estimate for the CHEP pallet weight would be 60 pounds. Regular wood pallets are a little lighter at 40 pounds. The extra CHEP pallet weight provides some sturdiness to the pallet.

How much weight is a pallet rated for?

4,600 lbs.
How much weight can a standard pallet hold? A standard pallet can hold up to 4,600 lbs.

How much does a cheap pallet weight?

This standard pallet weight can vary from 35 to 40 lbs, depending on the thickness of the wood. For example a 48 x 40 4way pallet with 5/8 wood weights roughly 40 lbs and a pallet with ½ in boards would be 35 lbs.

How much does a 40×48 pallet weight?

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.

Why are CHEP pallets blue?

CHEP uses blue as a pallet color coding aid as well as a marketing advantage. The blue color makes pallet identification easier. It helps facilitate inventory audits in customer warehouses, for example, or in spotting its pallets from a distance at processing plants or distribution centers.

How much does a CHEP pallet cost?

CHEP makes money by charging manufacturers a one-time fee, usually $4.50 to $6.50 per pallet, plus a rental fee of less than a penny a day. Manufacturers also pay a transfer fee when they ship the pallets to a retailer.

How heavy is a pallet in KG?

The pallet weight is 20 – 25 kg.

Is selling CHEP pallets illegal?

Blue CHEP pallets are not for sale. Companies should not be able to sell CHEP pallets. If you buy CHEP pallets you are most likely violation some kind of agreement.

What does CHEP pallets stand for?

Commonwealth Handling Equipment Pool
CHEP, originally the Commonwealth Handling Equipment Pool, was formed after World War 2 by the Australian government to manage millions of pallets as well as forklifts left behind by the U.S. military.

What does CHEP stand for?

CHEP (Commonwealth Handling Equipment Pool) is a company dealing in pallet and container pooling services, serving customers in a range of industrial and retail supply chains. It is a subsidiary of Brambles. CHEP offers wooden and plastic pallets, small display pallets, crates and IBC containers.

What’s the average weight of a Chep pallet?

CHEP pallets are designed for 2-way and 4-way entry. A CHEP pallet weighs similar to a block pallet. A typically estimate for the CHEP pallet weight would be 60 pounds. Regular wood pallets are a little lighter at 40 pounds.

How much does a blue hired pallet weigh?

A ‘Chep’ pallet… the company that marketed the blue hired pallet model standardised the pallet dimensions 40x48x6 inches & weighed 48lbs generally. It would be more if wet. They were made of better quality timber & were stronger than most other pallets at the time.

What kind of pallet company is Chep?

CHEP is a company that provides pallet and container pooling services to companies. CHEP is widely known for its Blue CHEP Pallets. CHEP pallets are blue and have their logo stenciled on the pallet.

How big is a standard GMA pallet in weight?

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