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The reason for this bare construction is that rackable pallets are designed to fit squarely on those beams, which allows for their easy, safe and efficient placement and removal by forklifts and jacks. Read More…

Rackable Pallets Rackable pallets are plastic pallets or skids that are used for transportation or storage of materials, though their use is limited mostly to storage applications. Many storage rack designs that are applied in warehouses feature only networks of metal frames; often they will consist only of metal vertical beams and cross beams with no horizontal plane on which to place items for storage.
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Havertown, PA  |  866-713-9446

TMF Corporation manufactures and supplies the Protech 4048 heavy duty plastic pallet. With inventory on hand, we have the ability quickly deliver and pallets we have in stock, including the FM approved Protech 4048 with color options, four-way entry and more.

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Elgin, IL  |  800-404-2311

At Premier Handling Solutions, we provide warehouse equipment solutions that improve overall productivity, safety and speed throughout the manufacturing, warehousing, distribution, consumption, storage and disposal process. Browse our selection of pallets, inverters, tippers, wire containers, and pallet dispensers to find the perfect product for your application.

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Coleman, MI  |  877-465-4055

Robinson Industries reduces operational costs and worker injuries through providing superior-quality plastic pallets. We sell pallets in a variety of sizes and styles. Robinson Industries is ready and able to meet diverse industry needs.

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Irvington, NY  |  914-376-5444

For Almost 25 Years PECO Pallet has been a leading manufacturer of pallets. With our 15-point quality inspection we make sure that all of our pallets are high quality before they leave the floor. We pride ourselves are our high-quality service, simplicity of ordering, and having the best pallets in the business. PECO Pallet services some of the best known name in consumer packaged goods and is accepted at 98% of warehouses.

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PECO Pallet $$$

Noblesville, IN  |  317-296-7724

Paxxal, Inc. is the only global pallet manufacturer of Siluma®, a patented, state-of-the art material that outperforms plastic. Siluma® is a blend of virgin HDPE, high grade silica, and a proprietary unifier. Paxxal Siluma® Pallets are rotamolded, 48” x 40” x 6.3”, 4-way entry, solid-filled, extremely durable, 100% recyclable pallets. They are well suited for all pharmaceutical, beverage, food, industrial, retail & distribution applications.

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Paxxal $$$

Baltimore, MD  |  410-477-3000

The Nelson Company is a leading manufacturer of pallets and is also a trusted supplier for high-profile companies. With over 100 years of being in business we have the experience and expertise to make the best pallets for your needs at a great price. We pride ourselves on our employees and our continuous innovation to look for the next great idea. Contact us today to see how we can help with your needs!

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The base of a given rackable plastic pallet determines what kind of storage rack it is suited for. Many plastic pallet bases feature leg designs that allow for the easiest entry by forklift attachments. They usually feature four legs at the corners of the pallet frame, one leg in the middle of the pallet and one leg placed at the middle of each of the pallet's sides.

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This construction allows for forklift access from any side, though forklift operators must be especially careful when racking this kind of pallet. Other varieties feature pallets with "picture frame" bases, which are completely flat on the top and bottom surfaces but feature hollow channels in their middles for forklift access.

Most rackable pallets are made of injection molded high-density polyethylene, or HDPE. HDPE is known for its strength and durability, which make it an excellent choice in demanding applications. The injection molding process is a common method for processing plastics because of its relative ease and simplicity.

The process requires a supply of raw plastic material; the material can be newly processed, or it can come from recycled plastic products. In both cases, the raw material is loaded into a conveyance channel that leads to a mold cavity. The mold cavity is specially designed in the shape of the intended plastic product.

A long screw in the conveyance channel heats and pressurizes the plastic material, which brings it to a molten state. The molten plastic is then ready to be injected into the mold cavity where it takes the mold's shape. Once it has been shaped, the plastic cools and hardens. It is then ejected from the mold and made ready for customer use.

Five other plastic fabrication processes are also used to create plastic pallets: structural foam molding, thermoforming, compression molding, rotational molding and profile extrusion. Injection molding is the most common process because it is a comparatively simple process and produces durable products.

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