Length – Refers to the stringer or stringerboard (in block pallets) length; also refers to the first dimension given to describe a pallet i.e., 48″ x 40″, where 48″ is the pallet stringer/stringerboard length

Life To First Repair – Output from PDS© program which is equivalent to the number of trips the pallet will last before needing repair

Line Load – The weight of a unit load concentrated along a narrow area across the full length or width of the pallet

Load Bearing Surface – Actual area of material in contact with and supporting a unit load