You’ve started a pallet project and ran out of wood, so you’re hunting for more pallets. But, what if you find more pallets, but you’re not sure they’re the same size? Here’s a way to quickly Identify Pallet Sizes Without Tape Measures.
You can Identify Pallet Sizes Without Tape Measures if you know your shoe size!
There’s a simple trick that’ll allow you to measure out a room, identify a length of rope, and identify those pallets you’ve found. Use your FEET! Yes, you heard me – those things that you ignore unless they hurt or start getting those wavy stink lines. You only need to know your shoe size (either US size or European). You just have to remember one number (either inches or cm) and just walk the length of the pallet with your heel to your toe. It won’t be exact, but it’ll be close enough to see if you’ve got the same pallet as the one you’re using for that sofa or deck!
If you want to know what the standard pallet sizes per industry and country according to palletsllc.com, please check out the charts we’ve included at the end of this article. This table does not count custom-built pallets for specialty equipment – those are bonus pallets that we all covet!
Each continent uses different Pallet Sizes.
Here is a listing of the typical Euro-pallet sizes, and where those formats get used.
If you need more information on pallet sizes, feel free to check our article Standard Pallet Sizes & Dimensions that cover all the pallet sizes available in the world. Also, be sure your pallet is okay to use with our Pallet Safety page!