Which Polyethylene Pallets Are Safe To Reuse?

Amazon ImageSeveral years ago, I have stopped using wooden pallets for product handling and turned to polyethylene pallets. Many reasons were behind this why wooden pallets were replaced by polyethylene pallets.

Here are the reasons why I made the replacement:

  • cost reduction
  • improve safety at the workplace
  • advantages offered by polyethylene pallets

Polyethylene pallets are reusable. According to my experiences, shelf-life of those pallets are in average more than 10 years. However, not all polyethylene pallets are same. You have to be careful when making pallet selections.

There are several things you have to consider to answer this question, “Which polyethylene pallets are safe to reuse?”.

Which Polyethylene Pallets Are Safe To Reuse?

Amazon ImagePlease look at the polyethylene pallet shown on the left side. This is polyethylene pallet that are used in my workplace. The pallet is used mainly for storing Can filled with 30 liter product. Total load weight is 1.4 ton.

They still exist until now and have been used for more than 10 years ago. They are durable, chemical resistant and have multi functions. Beside for finished goods storage, those polyethylene pallets can also be used for others materials.

Polyethylene pallets are safe to reuse since they are made of high density polyethylene (HDPE).

Beside reusable, polyethylene pallets offers other advantages including:

  • Made of polyethylene
  • rack-able
  • durable
  • easy to clean
  • no loose nail problem
  • resist to most chemical. Read polyethylene chemical resistant chart here.

The good news is that this high quality polyethylene pallets can be ordered on-line through Amazon.com. At the time when this article is written, it is sale at $99 per piece.


Lukman Nulhakiem

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Chemical Engineer, safety enthusiastic, blogger and internet marketer with experience in chemical industry and industrial product reviews.
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