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pallet

a portable platform or container used for transporting raw materials, work in progress and finished goods.
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has increased warehouse efficiency with a few pieces of molded plastic bolted together in the form of a shipping pallet.
Due to losses of duck hens and eggs to raccoons, Ken Scharabok built these floating duck nests out of a light-weight shipping pallet, four empty 2-1/2 gallon plastic jugs and two five-gallon plastic buckets.
Employing master woodworking skills, Tasset had perfectly replicated an ordinary shipping pallet in finely finished hardwood.
The system requires very little conveyor space because the shipping pallet is stationary while the robot can move on three axes to pick full layers of product: forward and backward, side to side, and up and down.
Before you send another tire, wine barrel, shipping pallet or glass bottle to the landfill, read the November Innovations section to learn how some creative individuals have turned trash into sustainable building materials.
in Orlando, Fla., which makes a shipping pallet using recycled PP copolymer and 1-in, chopped glass.
The winner of a special "people's choice" award voted by the attendees was a medical workstation that used both single-station and sequential twin-sheet forming on the ABS/PVC housing and HDPE shipping pallet for the machine.
Otherwise, an order selector will be directed by the system to pull cases from the pallet and place them on a shipping pallet. Once the pallet is complete, it is delivered to a staging location (11) in the shipping area (12).
Product that is going into reserve storage is sent to a pallet exchange machine where it will be transferred from a shipping pallet onto a permanent storage pallet.