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).

How to Choose: Heat-Treated vs Non Heat-Treated Pallets

How to Choose: Heat-Treated vs Non Heat-Treated Pallets

Before choosing whether or not to use heat-treated or non heat-treated pallets, it is important to know the pros and cons of each.    Heat-Treated Pallets  Here are the pros and cons of electing to use heat-treated pallets for your business:   Pros Safe and...

What is the Price of Pallets?

What is the Price of Pallets?

When it comes to determining the price of pallets, the ultimate answer is “it depends.” There are many factors that can affect the price, including the material choice, whether you choose customization, add-ons, and ultimately where you choose to buy the pallets from....

Where Can I Get Pallets?

Where Can I Get Pallets?

There are many great options for obtaining pallets, ranging from free and used pallets, to the purchase of new custom pallets from a reputable manufacturer. If you find yourself asking "Where can I get pallets?" the answer is...well...lots of places. Here are some...

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

Anderson Pallet and Crate BBB Business Review

Contact Details

Phone: (303) 660-0084   

Fax: (303) 688-8629

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