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Frequently Asked Questions regarding plastic pallets, crates, mobile garbage bins, pallet boxes or any material handling products.

In the current situation where in wooden pallets and metal pallets are costlier, plastic pallets are comparatively the same price of wooden pallets but of course costlier compared to used wooden pallets. That isn't the whole tale though, plastic pallets offer a longer lifespan and thus a cheaper lifetime cost. Crateco is offering plastic pallets from the range of AED 50

Plastic pallets made of high-density polyethylene (HDPE) or Polypropylene (PP).

Plastic pallets, on average, cost two times as much as wooden pallets at the time of purchase. That isn't the whole tale, though. Plastic pallets offer a longer lifespan and thus a cheaper lifetime cost.

Plastic pallets are hygienic and there is a variant of plastic pallets which is called Hygienic pallets. Hygienic pallets are non-porous and are designed with especially smooth surfaces even in the bottom of the pallet, legs and runners of pallets leaving nowhere for bacteria to accumulate or grow.

The food and beverage Industry is the most common industry using plastic pallets, or in another way, we can say this industry uses only plastic pallets. The pharmaceutical industry is another industry that is using plastic pallets mainly hygienic pallets have been used in pharmaceutical companies. Other common industries using plastic pallets are:

  • Electronic Industry
  • Retail Stores
  • Chemical Products
  • Exporting Products
  • Store Displays
  • Airfreight Shipping

Moreover, almost all industries these days prefer plastic pallets because of their durability, and hygienic features. 

A timber pallet's lifespan is typically 3-5 years, whereas plastic pallets have a long-lasting design that can last up to 10 years.

Crateco plastic pallets are made of high-density polyethylene (HDPE). Our HDPE crates are renowned for their durability, resistance to moisture, chemicals, and temperature fluctuations, making them suitable for a variety of industrial and logistical applications.

Crateco plastic crates provide several advantages, including durability, resistance to moisture and chemicals, customization options, lightweight design for easy handling, stackability for efficient storage, and reusability, making them a preferred choice for many industries.

Yes, Crateco FDA-approved plastic crates are non-toxic, resistant to bacteria growth, and meet strict safety standards. Our heavy duty plastic crates ensure the safe storage and transportation of food products while maintaining hygiene and quality.

An Intermediate Bulk Container (IBC) tank, also known as IBC tank containers, IBC tanks, IBC tote, IBC tote tank, chemical tote, or pallet containers, is an industrial-grade container mounted on a pallet. These IBC containers are engineered with UV-stabilized HM-HDPE (High Molecular-Weight High-Density Polyethylene) and designed to handle, transport, and store an extensive array of substances ranging from liquids and semi-solids to pastes and solids.

The structural strength of IBC tote containers is enhanced by a sturdy tubular galvanized metal cage surrounding the container, providing protection for its valuable contents during storage and transportation. Additionally, the design also facilitates stacking, enabling multiple containers to be securely piled on top of each other. Serving as an intermediary between traditional drums or barrels and large bulk storage tanks, IBC tanks provide a balance between capacity, maneuverability, and ease of handling.

At Crateco, our IBC tank is designed with a secure, closing screwed lid that includes a dependable gasket. This IBC lid ensures an airtight seal, providing protection against any compromise during transit or storage. The top of the IBC container is equipped with a standard 150-mm filling opening, which can be customized with a larger 250-mm opening upon request. For discharge, the bottom valve comes standard with a 50 mm or 2-inch butterfly valve, with options for a 75 mm or 3-inch valve, available in various types such as camlock and cylindrical. These features ensure efficient filling and discharge operations while complying fully with the stringent workplace and environmental safety regulations of the UAE.

At Crateco, we provide a range of high quality selections of both new IBC tanks and used IBC tanks, with various pallet choices. This flexibility allows you to choose the option that aligns best with your requirements. Notably, we offer the most competitive IBC tank price in UAE.

  • IBC Tank 1000 Litres Composite Pallet
  • IBC Tank 1000 Litres Steel Pallet
  • IBC Tank 1000 Litres Plastic Pallet
  • IBC Tank 1000 Litres New Bottle in Used Cage
  • Used IBC Tank 1000 Litres Cleaned with Chemicals

These IBC pallet options are designed to accommodate diverse industrial preferences and applications, ensuring that you find the ideal solution for your storage and transportation requiremets.

The Crateco plastic drums, also referred to as polyethylene drums or plastic barrels, are industrial-grade containers made with high-density polyethylene (HDPE). Our HDPE drums are certified for food-grade safety and are UN-approved, ensuring compliance with the strict safety regulations of the UAE. Designed for the transportation of liquids, granules, powders, or other materials, our HDPE drums provide reliability and durability while maintaining product integrity. Additionally, Crateco plastic drums stackable design optimizes storage space, reduces logistical expenses, and enhances transportation efficiency.

At Crateco, our HDPE drums are available in two main categories: Open Top Drums and Closed Top Drums, each offering distinct advantages based on your specific storage requirements.

 

  • Open Top Drum 25 Litres
  • Open Top Drum 30 Litres
  • Open Top Drum 50 Litres
  • Open Top Drum 120 Litres
  • Open Top Drum 150 Litres
  • Open Top Drum 220 Litres
  • Open Top Drum 250 Litres

 

  • Closed Top Drum 120 Litres
  • Closed Top Drum 210 Litres
  • Closed Top Drum 220 Litres
  • Closed Top Drum 250 Litres

 

  • Crateco open top drums, also known as open head plastic drums, feature a removable top that allows for convenient access to the contents. This versatility makes them suitable for storing both liquids and dry products, offering flexibility in usage.
  • Crateco closed top drums, also known as tight head plastic drums, are accessed through top fittings and are ideal for securely storing water and various liquid products, ensuring leak-proof containment and safe transportation.

Yes, the Crateco plastic jerry cans are both food-grade and UN approved, designed for storing and transporting liquids such as water, cooking oil, and they are perfect for fuel, chemicals, or other fluids. Made with high-density polyethylene (HDPE), these storage cans are are adept at withstanding the corrosive properties of various liquids, ensuring durability and reliability.

Our plastic jerry cans feature a convenient handle for easy portability and are equipped with a secure, spill-resistant cap to prevent leaks and contamination. The Crateco HDPE jerry cans have gained widespread adoption across diverse industries due to their strong design, lightweight construction, and outstanding resistance to corrosion.

At Crateco, we provide a comprehensive selection of plastic jerry cans, available in various sizes and colors to meet your specific storage requirements.

 

  • Jerry Can 1 Litre
  • Jerry Can 5 Litre
  • Jerry Can 10 Litre 
  • Jerry Can 20 Litre
  • Jerry Can 25 Litre
  • Jerry Can 30 Litre

A spill pallet, also known as a spill containment pallet or spill containment platform, is a bunded secondary container made of UV stabilized polyethylene. Our plastic spill pallet is designed to safely contain and manage leaks, spills, or drips of hazardous materials or liquids. The materials used in its construction are resistant to the substances they are meant to contain, such as chemicals, oils, fuels, or other potentially harmful liquids. The Crateco plastic spill pallet serves as an indispensable tool for maintaining compliance with strict workplace and environmental safety regulations in the UAE.

Our plastic spill pallet features a tray-like design with raised edges or walls to create a contained area to prevent spills from spreading. These spill pallets come in various sizes and configurations to accommodate different container types, including drums, IBC tanks (Intermediate Bulk Containers), and smaller containers. One of the notable features of our plastic spill pallets is the inclusion of a drain, making maintenance and cleanup easier. Additionally, spill pallets equipped with integrated forklift pockets are well-suited for transportation using a forklift within a factory or warehouse setting.

Crateco provides a comprehensive range of spill containment solutions to meet various industrial needs and requirements. Notably, we offer the most competitive plastic spill pallet price in UAE. Our spill containment solutions include:

 

  • Spill Pallet 1 Drum
  • Spill Pallet 2 Drum Low Sump
  • Spill Pallet 2 Drum
  • Spill Pallet 4 Drum
  • Spill Pallet 4 x 205 L
  • Single IBC Spill Pallet
  • Double IBC Spill Pallet
  • Can Tray 20 Litres
  • Can Tray 30 Litres
  • Can Tray 43 Litre
  • Can Tray 60 Litres
  • Drip Tray 9 Litre
  • Drip Tray 32 Litre
  • Drip Tray 64 Litre
  • Drip Tray 100 Litre
  • Covered Spill Pallet - 4 Drum
  • Drip Tray 28 Litre
  • Over Pack - 50 Gallons
  • Covered Spill Pallet - 2 Drum
  • Pallet Ramp
  • Spill Kit for Oil - 20 To 1100 Litres
  • Spill Kit for Chemical - 20 To 1100 Litres

 

The Crateco spill containment solutions cater to different storage capacities, container types, and spill management needs, ensuring that businesses can effectively prevent and manage spills of hazardous materials or liquids, thereby promoting workplace safety and environmental protection.

The refurbished IBC tank (Intermediate Bulk Containers), also known as a used IBC tank, reconditioned IBC tank, or reconditioned IBC tote tank. Our refurbished IBC tank undergoes a thorough process of cleaning, testing, and refurbishment of both the inner bottle and steel frame to ensure they meet UN approval and comply with the stringent regulatory standards of the UAE. Designed for handling various materials and are particularly suitable for non-potable water applications. With a 1000-liter capacity, Crateco refurbished IBC tanks feature a high-density polyethylene inner layer and a galvanized stainless steel outer cage. Compared to our new 1000 liter IBC tanks, our refurbished IBC tanks offer a cost-effective solution, often preferred by businesses seeking to save on storage and transport costs. Their stackable design maximizes storage space, and integrated pallet bases ensure compatibility with forklifts and pallet jacks.

 

Our 1000 litres used IBC tank selections include:

 

  • IBC Tank 1000 Liters - New Bottle In Used Cage 
  • IBC Tank 1000 Liters - Used But Cleaned With Chemicals 

 

At Crateco, our new IBC tanks 1000 litres have different pallet options, including:

 

  • IBC Tank 1000 Litres Composite Pallet
  • IBC Tank 1000 Litres Steel Pallet
  • IBC Tank 1000 Litres Plastic Pallet

The used IBC tank (Intermediate Bulk Containers), also known as a refurbished IBC tank, reconditioned IBC tote tank, or reconditioned IBC tank, undergoes an extensive process of cleaning, testing, and refurbishment for both the inner bottle and steel frame to ensure compliance with UN approval and the rigorous regulatory standards of the UAE.

At Crateco, our experienced team is available to provide detailed information on used IBC tank specifications and used IBC tank prices. Contact us today for expert guidance and assistance.

Yes, Crateco reconditioned IBC tanks are safe when they undergo a thorough refurbishment process. This process typically includes cleaning, testing, and refurbishment of both the inner bottle and steel frame to ensure that the tank meets safety standards and regulations. Our reconditioned IBC tanks are often inspected and certified to comply with UN approval and other strict regulatory standards in the UAE, making them suitable for various industrial applications. The Crateco reconditioned IBC tanks are particularly well-suited for non-potable water applications, providing a cost-effective and reliable solution for storage and transportation requirements.

The Crateco plastic drums, also referred to as plastic barrels or polyethylene drums, are industrial-grade containers built with high-density polyethylene (HDPE). Our plastic drums serve as excellent storage solutions for a wide range of liquids, including water, chemicals, oils, and food products. Renowned for their durability, longevity, and resistance to substances with both low and high pH levels. Equipped with qualities such as thick strong sidewalls, UV resistance, and leakproof properties, along with efficient sealing mechanisms to uphold the freshness and quality of their contents. Their stackable design optimizes storage space, thereby reducing logistical costs and enhancing efficiency during transportation.  Versatile in application, Crateco plastic drums are suitable for residential, commercial, and industrial storage and containment requirements.  Whether you need storing acids, detergents, flammable materials, pharmaceuticals, or rainwater harvesting, Crateco blue plastic blue drums are the right solution for you. Notably, we offer the most competitive plastic drum price in UAE.

 

Crateco plastic drums are available in two varieties, the Open Top Drum, also known as, open head drum and the Closed Top Drum, also known as tight head drum. The available sizes include:

 

  • Open Top Drum 50 Litres
  • Open Top Drum 120 Litres
  • Open Top Drum 150 Litres
  • Open Top Drum 220 Litres
  • Closed Top Drum 120 Litres
  • Closed Top Drum 210 Litres
  • Closed Top Drum  220 Litres

Crateco plastic drums are offered in two varieties: the Open Top Drum, also known as open head drum, and the Closed Top Drum, also known as the tight head drum.

 

The Open Top Drum facilitates easier loading and unloading since only the bottom is seamed, allowing for simple removal of the top. As the sole opening, the container is filled and emptied from the top. While suitable for liquids, these open top drums are primarily used for dry products. Additionally, open head polyethylene drums may incorporate a gasket for added security.

 

The closed top drum is sealed at both ends, with no easily removable lid. Access is typically through two designated openings, used for pouring liquids in or out, and sealed with a bung or similar secure stopper. Tight head polyethylene drums are primarily used for the storage of water and other liquid products.

The Crateco plastic drums, also known as plastic barrels or polyethylene drums, can vary depending on factors such as size, quantity, and any additional features or customization options. Our industrial-grade containers are made of high-density polyethylene (HDPE) and are available in two main varieties: the Open Top Drum and Closed Top Drum. They are suitable for storing a wide range of liquids, including water, chemicals, oils, and food products, and comply with FDA and UN approval as well as the strict regulatory standards of the UAE.

 

For detailed information on plastic drum prices and specifications, you can reach out to our experienced team at Crateco. We are available to provide expert guidance and assistance based to your specific requirements. Contact us today.