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Ameripak is a leading
manufacturer of
Commercial Grade Wood Crates
Commercial Grade Wood Crates

Commercial Grade Wood Crates


Our commercial crates are custom manufactured to ship or store products of any weight and size

Let Us Design a Custom Packaging Solution That Fits Your Needs


Whatever your packing needs are, Ameripak’s diverse packaging options can help. We look forward to discussing how we can improve your quality shipments with our customizable products and services.
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Cleated Plywood Box - Style Guide

 

Cleated Plywood Box - Style Guide

Style B Cleated Wood Box

Similar to Style A except the top and bottom fit between the ends and are nailed into the sides and nailed into from the ends. (Lock Corner Cleating)

Style B Cleated Wood Box

Style A Cleated Wood Box

Most common and can be built 48" in any direction before more vertical structural cleats are required. Top and Bottom nailed into sides and ends.

Style I Cleated Wood Box

Style I Cleated Wood Box

Solid panel top and bottom.

Style J Cleated Wood Box

Style J Cleated Wood Box

Cleating in one direction top and bottom facilitates more secure stacking


Cleated Plywood Crate

Cleated Plywood Crate Weight Limits and Standards


Cleated Wood Crates are rated to certain weight limits based on their commercial ASTM or Mil Spec standards

Light Duty Medium Duty Heavy Duty
Crate rated up to 1000 lbs.
ASTM-D6251
PPP-B-601
Class 1 - Domestic (600 lbs. max)
Class 2 - Overseas (1000 lbs. max)
Crate rated up to 2500 lbs.
ASTM-D6256
MIL-B-26195
Crate rated up to 30,000 lbs
AStM-D7478
MIL-C-104

 

Wood Crates for Damaged, Defective, or Recalled (D/D/R) Batteries


Our custom crates are tested to meet all requirements of DOT Title 49 CFR 173.185(f)

  • Each battery must be placed in individual, non-metallic inner packaging that completely encloses the battery
  • Inner packaging must be surrounded by cushioning material that is non-combustible, electrically non-conductive, and absorbent
  • Outer packaging must meet the requirement of Packaging Group I - Wood Crate (4C1, 4C2, 4D, 4F) or Plywood (1D)
  • For Large Batteries - Outer packaging must meet the requirement large rigid packaging - Plywood (50D)
  • Outer packaging must be marked with "Damaged/defective lithium ion battery"
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