What is the compressed wood pallet machine?
The compressed wood pallet press machine is a piece of industrial equipment specialized in processing various hot-pressed wooden pallets. This hydraulic wooden pallet press machine can make sawdust and rice husks of various sizes into wood pallets with high density and hardness by heating and pressing. And by changing different molds, the wood pallet machine can produce wood pallets of different specifications, sizes, and shapes.
How to process pallet wood? – moulded wood pallet production line working video
What is the compressed wood pallet?
A compressed wood pallet, also known as a pressed wood pallet or molded wood pallet, is a type of pallet made from compressed wood fibers and other wood by-products. These pallets are created through an environmentally responsible process that involves molding damaged logs, wood waste, and other wood materials into new pallets
Features of compressed wood pallets
- Cost-effective: Compressed wood pallets are already prepared for export, eliminating the need for additional certification requirements. This makes them a cost-effective alternative to traditional wooden or plastic pallets .
- Nestable design: Compressed wood pallets are designed to save space. They have a nestable design, which means they can be stacked inside each other, reducing the amount of space they occupy. This allows companies to utilize more of their warehouse space for products rather than pallets .
- Safety-conscious: Compressed wood pallets have rounded corners, reducing the risk of employees injuring themselves on sharp corners. Additionally, their one-piece design eliminates the need for nails or staples, further enhancing safety for both employees and the products being shipped .
- Lightweight but durable: Despite being lightweight, compressed wood pallets are durable enough for reuse. In fact, they are approximately 60% lighter than conventional hardwood pallets. This lightweight nature makes them easier to handle and transport .
- High strength and stiffness: Compressed wood pallets are engineered to be stiff, providing improved product protection during transportation. They are more stable, reduce vibration transmissions and stresses on packaged products, and help resist load shifting .
Structure of the industrial wood pallet machine
The main structure of a commercial wood pallet machine includes a frame, hydraulic device, mold, heat transfer cylinder (or boiler), etc. The mold of the machine can be replaced with different shapes, patterns, and sizes. The hydraulic device of the wood pallet machine is mainly to provide suitable pressure for wooden pallet forming.
How does the hydraulic pallets press machine work?
Before compressing the sawdust, we usually preheat the compressed wood pallet press machine. We can use the steam generated by the boiler as the heat source of the wooden pallet machine or use the heat-conducting oil furnace to conduct heat conduction heating into the mold of the pallet machine.
Then, we evenly pour the sawdust into the mold of the machine and flatten it. After pressing the down switch, the upper mold of the machine will be pressed down, and after about 7 minutes, a wooden pallet will be made.
After the wooden pallet is made, we need to manually remove it from the mold, or set up an automatic discharge device near the discharge port of the machine.
What Materials Are Used To Make Compressed Wood Pallets?
Raw materials: waste wood, sawdust, wood chips, wood shavings, raw wood, burned wood, logs, wood board, tree branches, timber, wood planks, waste pallets and so on.
Other materials containing rich fiber also can be used for production of pressed wood pallet, such as straw (wheat/corn), waste paper, bamboo, palm trees, coconut fiber (coir), softwood, bagasse, miscanthus and so on.
How to process the raw materials of the wood pallet press machine
The process of processing raw materials for a wood pallet press machine involves several steps to transform the raw materials, typically wood fibers or particles, into compressed wood pallets. Here is a general overview of the process:
- Raw Material Preparation: The first step is to prepare the raw materials for the wood pallet press machine. This involves sourcing wood fibers or particles, which are often derived from waste wood, sawdust, or other wood byproducts. The raw materials may undergo a cleaning process to remove impurities such as dust, debris, or foreign objects.
- Drying: If the raw materials contain excess moisture, they need to be dried before further processing. This is typically done using a drying system that removes moisture to achieve the desired moisture content. Proper drying helps ensure the quality and durability of the final compressed wood pallets.
- Fiber Treatment (Optional): Depending on the specific requirements of the pallet production, the raw materials may undergo additional treatments. These treatments can include adding binders, adhesives, or other additives to improve the bonding properties, moisture resistance, or insect resistance of the final pallets.
- Mixing and Blending: In this step, the prepared raw materials are mixed and blended to achieve a uniform composition. This can be done using specialized equipment such as mixers or blending machines. The mixing process ensures that the wood fibers or particles are evenly distributed, enhancing the strength and consistency of the final pallets.
- Compression: The mixed and blended raw materials are then fed into the wood pallet press machine. The machine applies heat and pressure to compress the materials, binding them together. The specific compression process may vary depending on the type of wood pallet press machine used, but it typically involves hydraulic or mechanical pressure to form the compressed wood pallets.
- Cooling and Setting: Once the raw materials have been compressed into pallets, they are cooled down to set and stabilize the shape. Cooling can be achieved through natural air cooling or using cooling systems to expedite the process. Proper cooling ensures that the compressed wood pallets maintain their structural integrity and dimensional stability.
- Finishing and Trimming: After cooling, the compressed wood pallets may undergo finishing processes to remove any excess material, smooth rough edges, or enhance the surface quality. This can involve trimming, sanding, or other surface treatments to achieve the desired finish.
- Quality Control and Inspection: Throughout the process, quality control measures are implemented to ensure the final compressed wood pallets meet the required standards. This can involve visual inspections, dimensional checks, and testing for strength, moisture content, or other specific parameters.
- Packaging and Storage: Once the compressed wood pallets have passed quality control, they are typically packaged and prepared for shipment or storage. Proper packaging protects the pallets from damage during transportation or storage and ensures they remain in optimal condition until they are ready for use.
Product Parameters of the molded wood pallet machine
800T or customized
Pilot oil cylinder
Main motor power
less than 1300*1250mm or customized
Heating type and capacity
Steam or thermal oil,0.15 Cubic metre
Presswood pallets moulds – wood pallet size
The dimensions of our wooden pallet moulds can be customised to suit the needs of our customers. We have both common market sizes and can also specialise in customisation. So, when you want to invest in an automatic pallet production line, please let us know the size of the wood pallets you want to produce and we will customise them for you.
Final products size and usage of the wood pallets
Common sizes of pallets: 1000*1000mm,1100*1100mm,1200*8000mm,1200*1000mm, of course, we can also customize, for example, 600*800mm, all according to customer needs.
Use of pallets: transportation companies, large supermarkets, shopping malls, etc. Its role is to carry the weight, with piers, to facilitate the operation of forklifts.
Automatic Compressed Wood Pallet Production Line
ZZCHRYSO’s wood pallet production line is dedicated to the production of moulded wooden pallets using wood chips, shavings, sawdust, waste wood, etc. In fact, it is a pallet making machine production line for the reuse of all kinds of waste wood, which belongs to the protection of the environment.
Moulded pallets are available in the usual sizes or can be customized to suit the customer’s needs. It mainly depends on the customer’s needs.
Components of compressed wooden pallet production line
The compressed wooden pallet production line is a complete industrial processing line for processing high-density wood pallets. The production process of this wooden pallet production line mainly includes sawdust making, sawdust drying, sawdust and glue mixing, and wooden pallet pressing.
This molded wooden pallet processing plant is very suitable for large and medium-sized wooden pallet factories, with the advantages of simple operation, large output, and easy maintenance.
Advantages of Pressed Wood Pallet Production Line
- High efficiency
The production line with one compression molding machine can produce 180 pieces of pressed wood pallet each hour by adopting automatic material spreading, automatic hot pressing, automatic push-out and automatic stacking.
- Full automatic
Full automatic production solution can be provided for this production line. Only one or two working staff is enough to deal with the regular operations within the whole production line.
- Cost saving
This production line can significantly decrease the cost of raw materials by using waste wood, wood sawdust, wood shaving, wood chips, straw, coconut fiber (coir) and other fibers.
- Wide range of application
By simply changing the compression molding, pallets in varied shapes/sizes could be produced.
- High quality of final product pallet
The pressed wood pallet is of high quality with smooth surface, high loading capacity, good performance in water proof resistance and non-fumigation.
- Environmentally friendly and energy saving
The heat source of this production line can be supplied in multiple ways. The energy consumption is low. It is an ideal option to recycle wood waste in an environmentally friendly way.
- Worldwide recognition
This production line has been widely accepted by our clients in France, Finland, Spain, Greece, Turkey, Tunisia, Romania, Dubai, Ukraine, Mexico, Chile, Argentina, Peru, South Africa, Philippines, India, and Indonesia, and other countries and regions. If you want to visit their production sites, please contact us.
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