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DuraSheet: Forklift-Friendly Paperboard Slip Sheets

Our high-quality laminated paperboard slip sheets protect your products during storage, handling and shipping. Thinner and lighter than traditional industrial pallets, paperboard sheets can help you save money and space without sacrificing strength and durability.

Protect products. Save money. Save space.

Paperboard Sheet Types

DuraSheets can be used in a wide range of applications, from streamlining loads to replacing pallets. With DuraSheets, you can move and store products with confidence. Here are a few industrial applications:

  • Slip sheets – Use with specialized slip sheet forklift equipment to replace pallets and handle slip sheet loads that are being pushed or pulled.
  • Tier sheets – Use to separate layers of product, reducing damage and improving stacking performance.
  • Pallet sheets – Protect the bottom layer of product from damage due to the pallet nails and other deficiencies.
  • Specialty sheets – Protect specialty items during the shipping process.
  • Top sheets – Use top sheets to protect the top level of products on a pallet being shipped

Paperboard Sheet Features

Dura-Fibre tier sheets, slip sheets, paperboard dividers and other DuraSheet paperboard sheets are:

  • Constructed from the highest strength materials available for durability and reliable performance.
  • Non-slip coating and moisture barrier coatings are available for extra protection.
  • Rounded and shaped corners are available for easier stretch wrapping.
  • Stock items are available for immediate shipment.

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Paperboard DuraSheets




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Inventory space savings
Freight cost savings
Exempt from ISPM-15 Import/export rules

Paperboard Sheet Benefits

Among the benefits DuraSheets provide:

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Reducing costs (designing exactly what your situation requires – no waste)
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Providing the broadest array of options (continuous improvement requires flexibility)
Exceptional service (weekly manufacturing with guaranteed turnaround times)
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Protecting against damage (using extra-strength papers)
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Improving operations (running flatter in automated equipment)

Industries Using Paperboard Slip Sheets

Our forklift-friendly paperboard slip sheets are effective in a broad range of manufacturing and in distribution for a wide range of markets, including:

  • Food and beverage
  • Consumer goods
  • Industrial goods
  • Shipping and distribution
  • E-commerce
  • And, more!

Product Specifications

To create Dura-Fibre paperboard sheets, we glue together multiple plies of top-quality, high-strength papers, creating the strongest and most reliable laminated paperboard sheets available.

Standard Products

43″ x 51″ Slip Sheet
43″ x 51″ Slip Sheet
Part #976980
Caliper30 pt37 pt
Master sheet size43″ x 51″ (grain long)43″ x 51″ (grain long)
Lip size3″ lip on 2 sides3″ lip on 2 sides
Parts per skid1,5001,000
Weight per skid
2,640 lbs2,260 lbs
Pull weight* @ 1/3 Safety Factor1,680 lbs2,000 lbs
Pull weight* @ 1/2 Safety Factor2,520 lbs3,000 lbs

*Calculated using Mullin strength per linear inch to achieve full pull weight, divided in 1/2 or 1/3 as noted above for safety factor. Product is shipped FOB Menasha, WI.

Why use paperboard sheets with pallets?

In addition to replacing pallets, DuraSheet paperboard sheets can also be used in conjunction with pallets. Pallet deformities can pose risks for damage to the products placed on them. Additionally, stacking for shipping, handling and storage can lead to damaged products. The following paperboard sheets are made to protect your product from top to bottom:

  • Pallet sheets – Use pallet sheets between the pallet and your product, eliminating the risks that come with being in direct contact with pallets.
  • Tier sheets – Place tier sheets between product layers to protect stacked items during transport.
  • Top sheets – Add to top of the product stacks to create a durable layer of protection for your products during storage and shipping.

Why use slip sheets instead of pallets?

DuraSheet slip sheets can be manufactured to meet your exacting needs, providing a variety of cost- and space-saving solutions. Because slip sheets are smaller and lighter than pallets, they reduce freight, warehousing and shipping costs. And since slip sheet pallets are the exact length and width you require, they reduce damaged products from too-small pallets and wasted materials and space from too-large pallets.

The Unmatched Advantage of Dura-Fibre Paperboard Sheets

Among the service advantages Dura-Fibre offers: DuraSheets run weekly, allowing us to offer guaranteed turnaround times, stock major repeat items and develop customer-specific service programs. We have storage space if you don’t and can help you react to unexpected demand or shipping needs.

Finally, our product can be used with automated equipment and processes such as insert stations, leading to additional business advantages.

Looking for a way to save on storage, handling and shipping costs?

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