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PALLET TYPES Advantages & disadvantages


Introduction 

Pallets are also called skid.

These are used for the transportation of goods.

These are flat transport like structure available in different type that is used to supports goods in a stable fashion while being lifted by forklift, pallet Jack, front loader or other device.

There are many types available.


Wooden Pallets Advantages: 1.

Cheap

2.

Recyclable

3.

High Friction

4.

Strong

5.

Repairable easily

6.

Resalable

Disadvantages: 1.

Get mold easily.

2.

Old wooden pallet can break


Plastic Pallet: Advantages: 

Anti slip

Low Weight

Rust Free

Splinter Free

Easy cleaning

Great Life span

No effect of Climate

Recyclable

Disadvantages: 1.

Sometimes Crack

2.

Expensive

3.

Not suitable for storage on shelf.


Plywood Pallets Advantages: 

Light weight

Easy transportation

Mass Production Possible

Good Strength Disadvantages: Water can harm them

Moisture can effect them Hard to clean


Aluminum Pallets: Advantages: 

Solid and in-breakable

Weather resistant

Recyclable

Durable and Great Life Cycle

Disadvantages: 

Heavy

Hard to transport

Pallet Types | Advatages and Disadvantages  

Pallets are used for lifting and handling meterials. Every pallet type has some advantage or disadvantge.

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