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Benefits of Heat Treated Wood Pallets

Wood pallets are affordable, recyclable, and repairable. This makes them a leading choice for a variety if industries, including agriculture, food, and pharmaceuticals. Heat treated wood pallets are essential to keep consumers safe. Find out the benefits of using heat treated wood pallets for storage and transport.

What is Heat Treatment?

Heat treatment is a type of sterilization to get rid of chemical traces found on wood pallets from fumigation. ISPM15 is formally referred to as the International Phytosanitary Standard for Wood Packaging, adopted in countries around the world. Wood pallets and crates are properly treated then marked with a stamp to prove compliance.

Ward Off Wood Pests

One of the major reasons for developing this type of sterilization is to ward off the wood pests that started to spread. This includes certain types of termites and more. The spread of these termites increases in warmth and humidity.

Protect Consumer Safety

Sterilization is important to protect consumer safety as well as the integrity of the wood packaging and building structures where goods are stored. Heat treated pallets can safely transport food, pharmaceuticals, and more to the consumers who need them.

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MegL wrote on January 7, 2017, 3:44 PM

There are lots of uses for used wood pallets. We used some old ones to build a couple of log sheds.

lookatdesktop wrote on January 14, 2017, 6:58 PM

Good information. I like it. Thanks for sharing.

lookatdesktop wrote on January 14, 2017, 6:59 PM

I had no idea these wood pallets could be used in such a way. I am very impressed by this information. Thanks for sharing.