by **Guest** » Sat Apr 16, 2005 12:06 am

I have no idea how your software is designed, but the volume of n pallets, each l x w x h is n*l*w*h, ie you multiply by the number of pallets once, not three times. Also the computer should do the math, you certainly shouldn't have to do any multiplying, by hand. If you do, you may as well use your calculator and not buy software.

As for round drums, if you strap them to a square pallet, equal to a diameter for ease of forking, this is the room they'd take. However, in a close packed hexagonal array, you could get as much as 21.46% more drums in the same space (you won't do quite that well due to lost space at the ends of the rows, but you should get 15-20% more drums in the same space, optimally packed.