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General FAQ's About Palleret Covers & Bags


What are Pallet Covers? Pallet Covers are basically a giant gusseted poly bags that is used to cover and protect pallets for storage and shipping.


What sizes of pallet cover bags are available? Our in-stock pallet covers are available in 86 sizes and thickness combinations. If we do not have your exact size we can custom make a size for your application.


How thick are pallet covers? 

Pallet Covers range from 1 Mil to 4 Mil thick. 1 Mil pallet cover bags are often used for temporary protection of a items on a pallet. A 4 Mil pallet cover bag is not only a thicker plastic, for better protection, but are often reusable pallet covers that can be used to cover and uncover palletized items repeatedly.


Can I get custom printing on a Pallet Cover? Of course we can print your logo and any other information in one color, random repeat. Call or request a custom quote today!

 

Pallet Covers vs Pallet Cover Tarp Whats The Main Differences

The primary difference between a pallet cover and a pallet tarp are three things. The three main diffrences are materials used, longevity of the cover and cost between a cover and tarp.


The Material Used In Covers & Tarps: We offer the less expensive alternative of Pallet Cover made from Low Density Polyethylene. Pallet Cover Tarps are typically made from woven polyester.


Longevity: The longevity of Low Density Polyethylene as well as woven poly can be influenced by a variety of factors like UVI, moisture and extreme temperatures. Additives like a UV Blocker can be added to LDPE to extend the life of the material allowing some pallet covers to be more reusable. Generally, Plastic Pallet Covers will cover your items as a dust shield for years in a controlled environment.


Cost: Plastic pallet covers give you more bang for your buck, especially since they are reusable and basically last the same amount of time that woven poly tarps last as long as they are appropriately used.



 

When to buy Clear Pallet Covers vs Black UVI Pallet Covers

Are you leaving your pallets and product outside for an extended time? If so, your product may need Black UV resistant Pallet Covers. Otherwise you can use clear or black pallet covers that do not contain any additive.

 

 

Are Pallet Cover Bags Waterproof?

These pallet cover bags are water-resistant like all polyethylene bags, but not waterproof. They should not be used to leave items outside overnight if you are worried about your product , but can be used to bring peace of mind during quick transport.

 

 

Where to buy Clear Pallet Covers

Pallet Covers Suppliers like uline pallet covers have a wide selection of pallet covers home depot has a limited supply and offers lower quantities at a higher price.

 

 

Why Use Pallet Top Cover Sheets?

Plastic pallet covers or pallet shrink bags are used to protect the entire pallet contents. Pallet top sheets can be used in conjunction with pallet covers or bags or by themselves. Pallet top cover sheets are often used for several purposes. One they help to separate items layered on a pallet. Let’s say you have a pallet that’s half-filled with copy paper on the bottom and boxes of ink pens on the top. If by chance one of the boxes of pens is crushed it could leak its ink down and on to the copy paper running it. Another scenario would be that the top of the pallet needs temporary protection from moisture, dust, dirt, and or grease while it's being stored.