Common Industry Terms

 

Block

Rectangular, square, multisided, or cylindrical deck spacer, often identified by its location within the pallet as corner block, end block, edge block, inner block, or center or middle block.

Block size

Pallet member dimension, specified by width followed by height and length.

Deckboard

Element or component of pallet top and bottom, perpendicular to stringers.

Deckboard size

Specified by thickness followed by width and length.

Delamination

A visible separation in the plane of a panel or panel component. This may occur in the panel manufacturing process, or in use due to rough handling. The latter may be caused by impacting panel edges with a tine tip, and may or may not result in material being removed from the panel component.

MIBANT Angle2

Fastener bend angle providing indication of (fastener) toughness and bending resistance. MIBANT angles are measured according to procedures contained in ASTM F680 Standard Test Methods for Nails, ASTM International, www.astm.org.

Notch area

A region around stringer notches with special defect limitations.

Pallet length

Pallet dimension between the extreme pallet ends, parallel to the stringers or top stringerboards. For panel-deck block pallets without stringerboards, it is the top deck pallet dimension parallel to the face grain for plywood (strong panel axis).

Pallet width

Pallet dimension between the extreme pallet sides, parallel to and corresponding to the length of the top deckboards. For panel deck block pallets without stringerboards, it is the top deck panel dimension perpendicular to the face grain for plywood.

Pallet size

Pallet dimension specified by stringer or stringerboard length, followed by top deckboard length and overall pallet height. For panel deck block pallets, it is the length, width, and overall pallet height.

Panel

A wood based structural panel, either plywood or oriented strand board (OSB).

4 Things to Consider Before Purchasing Pallets

4 Things to Consider Before Purchasing Pallets

Pallets are used in different industries in a variety of ways. You may need the best skid pallets for storing fragile products or lightweight pallets for transporting light goods. Before you finalize your purchase of pallets, consider the following. Size To make sure...

Where Did Wood Pallets Come From?

Where Did Wood Pallets Come From?

Wood pallets are one of the most important logistics tools ever invented. Pallets are relatively cheap. Typically, a standard-sized pallet of 48" x 40" is sold for $11 to about $12.50 each. These wonderful, inexpensive tools are something that every supply chain...

What You Need To Know About Buying Wooden Crating

What You Need To Know About Buying Wooden Crating

Wooden crating might look like just boxes, but there is a lot more to it. As such, you should take your time when buying wooden crates to make sure you get the best quality. You Need to Confirm High-Quality Claims Most companies that manufacture and sell wooden crates...

Get in touch with our team

Request a QuoteCustomer Order Form

Anderson Pallet and Crate Inc.

Anderson Pallet and Crate has been serving customers since 1982, and is your first choice for heat-treated wood products. Learn more about us [Here]
Hours of Operation

Office: 7:00am – 3:30pm MST
Monday - Friday

Receiving hours are from:
7:00am – 2:30pm MST
Monday - Friday

Anderson Pallet and Crate BBB Business Review

Contact Details

Phone: (303) 660-0084   

Fax: (303) 479-6063

Email: CustSrvc@andersonpalletandcrate.com

Anderson Pallet and Crate
5747 N. Peterson Road, Sedalia CO. 80135

Copyright © 2018 Anderson Pallet and Crate  |  Website designed by epicShops.com