4 Significant Reasons Why A Company Needs to Replace Wood Pallets with Steel Pallets

For many decades the wooden pallet was the standard platform for loading and storage in most industries and warehouses. It gave companies a standard-sized platform unit to help them calculate available space for storage, in trailers, and to estimate shipping costs.   But today, slowly but surely, early adopters of the steel or metal pallet…
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Transport and Warehouse Concerns Can be Solved by Steel Pallet Cages

In many industries and distributors, including the Australian Armed Forces, there is usually a central distribution warehouse that is called the “base.” This central “base” often has multiple drop points, and some can be a far distance from the base.   During the transit period from base to drop point to the receiver, some problems…
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Metal Cages Can be Used in the Fight Against Rust and Corrosion

Safety incidents in heavy industry cause unnecessary loss of life and estimated billions in damages and compliance fines throughout the global economy. Unfortunately, it is a problem that can be avoided or is preventable.   Of course, many companies today realise the problem and are implementing measures to protect staff and avoid project completion delays…
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The Benefits of Using Rated PET Strap

Pallet strapping is the process of using any type of strapping to unitise, palletise, or bundle products, materials, or other cargo together. Strapping is utilised for various industries such as in shipping large industrial equipment and lumber and reinforcing cases in distribution centres.   What is PET Strap? PET strap or sometimes called polyester strap…
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Polywoven vs Steel Strapping

When transporting large bundles of parts, materials, and products over long distances, manufacturers and distributors often rely on some kind of strapping to hold said cargo in place. This is particularly true when large loads are involved and conveyed on flatbeds such as timber, steel beams, transformers, round cement conduits, and the like.   There…
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VisionMod Cages: An Economical Steel Cage Option

Omni-tuff offers a variety and selection of steel cages of varying sizes for every use and load. However, as an economical option, the company also offers its range of VisionMod Premium Modular Pallet Steel Cages.   What makes the VisionMod steel pallet cage line advantageous as an option?   Sturdy Sides VisionMod pallet cages have…
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The Benefits of Using Steel Pallets vs Custom-Made Transport Frames

Steel pallets and custom transport frames are standard pieces of equipment used for transporting any type of cargo for manufacturing or distribution companies. Both are usually of straightforward design but have varying lengths, widths, and frames for the specific tonnage limit it can carry.   However, there are various differences between a steel pallet and…
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Ensuring the Security of Critical Spare Parts Using Steel Cages

To protect valuable assets such as critical spare parts from damage, pilferage, theft, or loss while in storage in a warehouse or even while being transported, many industries are now adopting the use of metal or steel cages. Metal cages with steel mesh walls are good at securing inventory, cutting down on pilferage while enhancing…
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Galvanised Steel Cages are More Durable than Zinc

Before getting into steel and zinc cages, we need to first look at the differences between galvanised steel and zinc-plated steel.   Galvanised steel is iron or steel that undergoes a process called hot-dip galvanising. This process applies a protective zinc coating by dipping the metal in a bath of molten zinc. Heat applied reaches…
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Why the Steel Cage is Safer than a Wooden Pallet

Steel cages are fast growing in popularity over wooden pallets because their benefits far outweigh those of their wooden counterparts.   Sturdy and Durable Metal cages are obviously stronger than any wooden pallet out there, regardless of where the wood came from. Surprisingly, some metal cages even weigh less than enormous and heavy wood pallets.…
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