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Introduction

KRONUS
KRONUS is a certified manufacturer of new wooden euro pallets (EPAL), and has also a licence for the repair of used euro pallets. Our manufacturing facilities allow us to provide our customers with large quantities of standard-quality products within a short period of time.

What is the difference between a Euro pallet & a standard pallet?

The key difference between a Standard Pallet and a Euro Pallet is size. A Standard Pallet has larger dimensions when compared to a Euro Pallet, measuring 120cm by 100cm instead of 120cm by 80cm for a Euro. The Standard size pallet is most commonly used throughout the UK for transportation and delivery within the UK.

What is a Euro pallet size?

1200x800mm
The typical size of a Euro pallet is 1200x800mm and is used all over Europe. The standard pallet size is 1200x1000mm and is commonly used across the UK.

What is the meaning of Euro pallets?

According to EPAL (European Pallet Association), euro pallets are the standard pallets used for transport in Europe. EUR pallets are eligible for the European Pallet Pool (EPP) the system that allows a pallet for pallet exchange.

How much is a Euro pallet worth?

Heavyweight Euros (800mm x 1200mm) can fetch the best prices of any pallet at up to £3.50, while lighter weight versions can be worth as little as 50p. Euro pallets can be easily identified by EPAL, EUR and manufacturer stamps on the blocks.

What pallets should you not use?

Look for the IPPC stamp on the side of the wood to determine how it was treated. Pallets marked with an œHT were heat-treated and did not come into contact with chemicals during the treating process. Avoid unmarked pallets or those stamped with an œMB for methyl bromide.

What are the two types of pallets?

Pallets exist in two general styles: single-face and double-face. Double-face pallets are comprised of decks on both top and bottom surfaces. The bottom deck increases the strength of the pallet, and helps evenly distribute the weight of the load.

Why are Euro pallets smaller?

The European market would transport goods by train, and so made small pallets that would fit into trains and easily fit through doorways, hence 800mm wide (with most doorways in Europe measuring 850mm wide).

When would you use a Euro pallet?

Euro Pallets

They are European standard size pallet which is 1200mm×800mm. We have 5 different grades of wood that carry 4 different weights. Euro pallets are mainly used for food transportation, cosmetic transportation, pharmaceuticals, and hard ware products.

How high can you stack a euro pallet?

Standard Euro pallets have a height limit of 220 cm (87 in) when loaded. If you are shipping pallets to Europe, it is important to note the standard dimensions to avoid overloading or underloading your pallet. The most common pallet sizes in Europe include: EUR 1: 80 cm x 120 cm (31.50 in x 47.24 in)

Conclusion

Euro pallets vary in the material they are made from. This ranges from hardwoods and softwoods to fibreboard, metals and plastic. Wood is a cheaper material than plastic, making it more of a standard solution for Euro pallets.

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