Cases and crates with other cargoes, example 3

The gaps mean that the cargo can be damaged:

  Risk of damage due to gaps

The cases and cartons on the pallets can be damaged as a result of the gap (1). First of all, the cartons in the area (2) are damaged. It can be seen at (3) that the pallet has not been packed flush.
  Gaps mean that inertia forces can cause damage.

Secure bracing could look like this:

  Bracing of a stowage gap with squared lumber

If it is assumed that the upper, inner corner of the carton pallet could be damaged by tipping forces from the box pallet, the right-hand wooden upright should extend higher and be braced against the container wall:

  Additional shoring of bracing against the container wall


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