PDS Version 5.3 Product Release (Sept 2017)

NWPCA’s Pallet Design System™ (Version 5.3) contains major changes and advancements including:
– Safe maximum loads in all support conditions now consider strength of connections
– Safe maximum loads now consider compression strength
– Remanufactured pallets with recycled notched stringers can now be analyzed (all except RAL and 4 Corner)
– Pallets with strapping slots can now be analyzed
– An advanced quantitative analysis for lateral collapse resistance during transit is available
– Automated calculation of stacking patterns or custom positioning of individual containers by user.