Pallet size

Pallet Size And Pallet DimensionsThe United states industry, standard size wooden pallet is 48” x 40”. Pallets Unlimited, however, can providevirtually any sized wooden pallet or plastic pallet you may need. The information below is simply a guideline for themost commonly configured pallets employed inthe whole world today.North American Pallets

Of the top pallets employed inThe United States, the mostpopularcertainly is the Grocery Manufacturers’ Association (GMA) pallet, which makes up about 30% of all new wood pallets produced innorth america. The ISO also recognizes the GMA pallet footprint as one of its six standard sizes.

Dimensions (W × L) Production Rank Industries Using
48” × 40” 1 Grocery, Many Others
42” × 42” 2 Telecom, Paint
48” × 48” 3 Drums
40” × 48” 4 Military, Cement
48” × 42” 5 Chemical, Beverage
40” × 40” 6 Dairy
48” × 45” 7 Automotive
44” × 44” 8 Drums, Chemical
36” × 36” 9 Beverage
48” × 36” 10 Beverage, Shingles, Paper
35” × 45.5” Unknown Military ISO Container
48” × 20” Unknown Retail

ISO Pallets

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) sanctions six pallet measurements, detailed in ISO Standard 6780: Flat pallets for intercontinental materials handling-principal dimensions and tolerances.

Dimensions (W × L) Region Most Used
48.00” × 40.00” North America
39.37” × 47.24” Europe, Asia (similar to 48” x 40″)
44.88” × 44.88” Australia
42.00” × 42.00” North America, Europe, Asia
43.30” × 43.30” Asia
31.50” × 47.24” Europe (fits many doorways)

 

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