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Pallet 101: Pallet Basics

There's a lot to know about pallets, but don't worry...we're here to help.  There are two basic styles of pallets, a stringer design and a block design.  Both of these styles can be custom designed to fit any size, but the most common is the 48" x 40".  The two images below illistrate how the two styles are different.  

 

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Stringer Pallet Design:

Overview:

  • Made with 2x4 connecting boards that bind the top and bottom deck together.

  • UPSI Wood Pallet Terminology Guide for Stringer Pallets:

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Block Pallet Design:

Overview:

  • Made with 9 blocks that bind the top and bottom deck together.

  • UPSI Wood Pallet Terminology Guide for Block Pallets:

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