Base Pallet

Definition: What is a Base Pallet? Stringer and some block pallets that have single-directional bases are called base pallets. Their bottom boards aim in one direction. They are a part of pallet family, flat transport structures that help keep goods stable when it is lifted by the appropriate warehouse equipment. This equipment includes forklifts, pallet …

Nestable Pallet

Definition: What is a Nestable Pallet? Unlike so-called stackable pallets, nestable pallets can nest inside one another. This makes stacking more efficient. Stackable pallets, on the other hand, have solid platforms on the bottom. This permits double-stacking of pallets with the goods and other pallets. The advantage of nestable pallets is obvious when they are …

Block Pallet

Definition: What is a Block Pallet? Block pallet, together with stringer pallet, forms the basis of the class of flat transport structures used to support materials and/or goods that are lifted or otherwise manipulated by material handling equipment such as forklift, pallet jack, or front loader. Usually stronger than stringer pallets, block pallets are constructed …

Blow Molded Pallet

Definition: What is a Blow Molded Pallet? A pallet that has been made by heating a plastic material and extruding it into tubing is known as the blow-molded pallet. A section is cut to the desired length to create a parison. The parison is defined as a partially shaped mass of molten glass. It is …

Yield Strength

Definition: What is Yield Strength? A most important calculation in the design of warehouses (both as buildings and as internal structures), yield strength or yield point of a material is defined in engineering and materials science as the stress at which a material begins to deform plastically. This applies especially to all kinds of beams …