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Perfect for dangerous goods: Craemer UN pallet boxes CB1 and CB3 made of PE

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Perfect for dangerous goods in logistics: the UN pallet boxes CB1 and CB3 from Craemer are extremely robust and resistant against temperature, most chemicals and cleaning agents. Photo: Craemer Group

Accumulators and batteries containing lithium require highly sensitive handling. Strict laws limit the risks deriving from these potentially flammable components. For logistical processes surrounding production, storage, transport and disposal of accumulators and batteries, the plastics pioneer Craemer has designed robust pallet boxes made of high-quality polyethylene (PE). Perfect: the UN pallet boxes CB1 and CB3 for dangerous goods.

Logistical processes involving the use of lithium require reliable load carriers, from the manufacture of the products to the end of their service life. Plastic containers make a crucial contribution – like the Craemer pallet boxes with UN approval. Founded in 1912, the Craemer Group, the world's leading manufacturer of plastic (intra-)logistics solutions with four production sites in Germany and other European countries, has been processing plastics since 1958.

The UN-certified CB pallet boxes are made of high-quality PE and particularly suitable for the logistical processes in connection with the production, transport, storage and disposal of lithium batteries and accumulators. The one-piece injection-moulded plastic boxes in Euro format (CB1) and industrial size (CB3) with closed walls and highly robust design are provided with three unwelded longitudinal runners, airtight lids and two tensioning straps. Transponder brackets allow to retrofit RFID tags, printing fields for logo embossing, labelling or numbering.

Extremely robust large load carriers

Thanks to the one-piece production with three runners, the CB1 and CB3 pallet boxes are particularly robust. Additional ribs above the entry openings provide impact protection against forklift tines. The seamless design and smooth inner walls allow easy emptying, cleaning and drying. Integrated stacking cams on the outer corners securely hold the pallet boxes when stacked. Another advantage for handling dangerous goods: Craemer plastic boxes withstand temperatures from -30 to +40 degrees Celsius – briefly even up to +90 degrees – and are resistant to most chemicals and cleaning agents. What is more, they remain dimensionally stable and run without malfunction or any need for maintenance – even with intensive use.

The data of the CB1 in Euro size (l x w x h: 1200 x 800 x 740 mm): With a nominal volume of 470 litres and a tare weight of 39 kilograms including lid, this dangerous goods pallet box has a maximum gross mass of 437.5 kilograms. The data of the UN-certified CB3 in industrial size (1200 x 1000 x 740 mm): With a nominal volume of 610 litres and a tare weight of 43 kilograms (with lid), its maximum gross mass is 438.8 kilograms.

The boxes are available in the standard colours light grey and basalt grey, as are the precisely fitting PE lids. These lids, like the pallet boxes, are resistant against temperature and chemicals and are stackable (nest height 25 mm). The long sides of the lid provide space for hot stamping and/or lettering; optional data windows are also available.

Whether the European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR), requirements concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Rail (RID), by sea (IMDG Code), by air (IATA-DGR) or the UN Recommendations for Dangerous Goods: Thanks to their design, the UN pallet boxes CB1 and CB3 fulfil the international regulations with the testing requirements for dangerous goods of packaging groups II and III.

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