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What is the difference between plastic pallet and wooden pallet?

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What is the difference between plastic pallet and wooden pallet?

At present, there are many types of pallets on the market, mainly based on plastic pallets and wooden pallets. With the rapid development of e-commerce, the logistics industry has also risen rapidly. Traditional wooden pallets cannot meet the needs of various industries, and plastic pallets have been recognized by the public with their strong advantages and quickly occupied a dominant position. So, what is the difference between a plastic tray and a wooden tray? Let's take a look at the following.


What are the differences:


  • Different tray weights

  • Different load bearing capacity

  •  Different durability time

  • Different specificity

  • Different reliability

  • Different security performance

  • Different environmental protection capabilities


1. Different tray weights


One obvious difference between a plastic pallet and a wooden pallet is the weight of the pallet. The weight of it is much lighter than that of the wooden pallet, which is more convenient to carry and saves labor costs.


2. Different load bearing capacity


Plastic pallets have better load-bearing performance than wooden pallets, and are resistant to wear and tear, and have good ductility. The service life of it is several times that of wooden pallets, which reduces the frequency of replacement and saves input costs.


3. Different durability time


The service life of plastic pallets is several times that of ordinary wooden pallets. It also reduces the corresponding cost.


4. Different specificity


Plastic pallets will become more and more popular in the special commodity market, such as: warehousing, food, medicine, machinery manufacturing and other industries, and can be customized according to the requirements of the factory, if you have special requirements, you can also customize the color, your company logo.


5. Different reliability


The reliability of the plastic tray structure greatly reduces the damage consumption of the tray and the damage of the material on the tray due to the damage of the tray. Plastic pallets are lighter than ordinary wooden pallets of the same size, thus reducing the weight and cost of shipping.


6. Different security performance


Another obvious difference between plastic pallets and wooden pallets is that they are resistant to corrosion, moisture, rust, insects, and mold. This is not possible with wooden pallets. This is why many food and pharmaceutical industries choose it. The plastic tray has good integrity, no nails, no thorns, no toxicity, no odor, acid and alkali resistance, no sparking, can effectively prevent termite damage, can be thoroughly cleaned and reused.


7. Different environmental protection capabilities


Plastic pallets are environmentally friendly products that can be recycled and recycled, reducing the damage to wood from wooden pallets. Used it can be sold at the original value of 30%, because it can be sold back to the manufacturer or other entities for reuse by replacing the three pallets with a new one.


The end of the article


Plastic pallets are injection-molded or blow-molded, and are commonly used in the circulation, turnover, relocation and use of machinery, electronics, food, medicine, clothing, and merchandise, which greatly saves logistics costs. Compared with wooden pallets, it have good integrity, clean, easy to clean and disinfect, light weight, no nails, acid and alkali resistance, no mildew, etc., the service life is wooden. In addition, the plastic tray meets the requirements of environmental protection, and the used tray material can be recycled. Although the price of it is relatively high, the cost accounting is lower than the cost of wooden pallets.


Plastic trays have many advantages, I believe you will choose it many times. If you have any questions, please feel free to ask us. Different places will choose to use trays with different functions, such as Food Grade Plastic Pallet and Export Use Pallet. Therefore, it is necessary to select the most suitable one according to specific needs.




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