Design and Build the Perfect Pallet
Optimize Designs, Reduce Manufacturing Costs and Lower Environmental Impact
Designing a pallet by hand or through the use of a CAD system can be time-consuming and prone to over-design or errors. Testing of that hand-drawn or CAD designed pallet to ensure it meets your clients’ weight carrying specifications and performance requirements is generally cost-prohibitive for the average pallet manufacturer.
For any given application, PDS can design the optimum pallet by scientifically determining the safe load-carrying capacity, performance and material quantity needed. PDS takes end-user requirements into consideration as it uses fundamental engineering principles to calculate and examine each possible solution. The pallet manufacturer can design the best, most efficient and cost-effective pallet for any specific need, and can integrate PDS with assembly machinery and ERP systems. PDS leads users through the complete specification of the pallet type, size, and style, from dimensions and arrangement of all components to all the materials used to construct the pallet.
PDS requires more than just information on wood species, but a fastener specification as well. Through comprehensive research we know that fasteners effect both the strength and durability of a pallet, so PDS includes a structural and durability analysis that you cannot find anywhere else.
PDS helps with product damage reduction in terms of structural, durability and physical analysis.
PDS also helps with pallet performance testing. It omits the need for testing by trial by error. Performance comparisons can be done by pallet design, wood species and grades, fasteners and component dimensions.