FORD SMF1-SMF10 Compatible Steel Shipping Containers

MOST POPURLAR SIZES:
48″ x 45″ x 26″ overall height (18.25″ useable ht.) FORD SMF4 Compatible Rigid Sheet Metal Steel Car Shipping Container/ Bin. New. Stackable 5 high. NO DROP Gates. All have heavy 11 GA steel sides and bottom panels. All have perforated holes in sides. All have 4 way forklift runners on all sides. Includes pin feet on bottom and collars or locators on top of corner posts. Sheet metal sides, floor and tubing base structure. Standard blue powder coat finish. PN. FORD SMF4

53″ x 48″ x 26″ overall height (18.25″ useable ht.) FORD SMF6 Compatible Rigid Sheet Metal Steel Car Shipping Container/ Bin. New. Stackable 5 high. NO DROP Gates. All have heavy 11 GA steel sides and bottom panels. All have perforated holes in sides. All have 4 way forklift runners on all sides. Includes pin feet on bottom and collars or locators on top of corner posts. Sheet metal sides, floor and tubing base structure. Standard blue powder coat finish. PN. FORD SMF6

OPTIONS:
SMF# stenciled on all four sides
Kennedy Labels ISTP-2 / 4 per bin on all 4 sides

NOTES:

THESE ARE NOT GENUINE FORD SMF SERIES STEEL CONTAINERS. They are designed and manufactured as closely as possible to FORD’s original specifications based on original FORD SMF Series Drawings. They are similar right down to the same gauge steel, same base construction, same runners, same latches, same corner posts and same J-Channel.

Lower Prices for Larger Quantities

The FORD SMF4 Style and FORD SMF6 Style steel shipping containers are our two most popular models. The factory has drawings directly from FORD Containerization and have been manufacturing these FORD Series SMF containers for many years.

We offer you the entire FORD SMF Compatible series bins. From the FORD SMF1-FORD SMF10 Compatible Steel Car Shipping Containerd we have all ten sizes available. The FORD SMF1 is the smallest and the SMF10 is the BIG BOY in the Ford line of returnable steel containers. All of these steel shipping containers have heavy 11 GA steel sides and are built like tanks. Although most commonl purchase as rigid, we also offer collapsible (Knock down) models. Rigid is great for in house work. Collapsible are ideal for transporting parts because it knocks down for efficient storage. This will reduce freight cost on return shipments. Rigid containers can stack 2-3 high in a trailer, but we can get 20 high in knocked down position. This equates to 108 upright containers vs. 256 collapsible containers.

FORD SMF4 compatible corrugated steel shipping container have heavy gauge tubular steel corners posts, solid or perforated steel side panels, solid steel deck, tubular steel understructure, 4-way steel runners and pin stacking feet. With or without half drop gate on long side. Drop gate allows fore easy ergonomic access to stored products. We offer the FORD SMF4 and FORD SMF6 steel bins in a variety of powder coat paint colors, electro-galvanized after weld or hot dipped galvanized finishes. FORD SMF steel shipping containers are portable, stackable and collapsible.

One of the FORD SMF-10 compatible containers biggest advantages is that it protects your products in storage and transit. Helps reduce damage associated with shipping parts on a wood pallet. As an automotive container it is built to last. These car shipping containers are used in heavy industrial applications and they are often stored outside when not in use. The 4 way steel runners help prevent damage that may occur from forklifts. These runners also act as fork stir-ups when transporting and stacking these containers with a forklift.

We also supply the FORD ZE-13 compatible to ZE-21 compatible series rigid and collapsible wire containers, baskets and bins. Most often these FORD SMF4 compatible steel shipping containers are purchased by Tier 1 automotive companies to transport and store automotive component parts. Some times the Automotive Manufacturers themselves will purchase truckloads of these car shipping containers and distribute them amongst their network of suppliers. We provide custom stenciling to help make sure these baskets are not lost in transit.

Please give us an opportunity to quote your requirements. You can email us at sales@rackandshelf.com or call 800-763-9020 to speak to one of our friendly sales people. We can customize these FORD SMF10 compatible car shipping containers to meet your specifications. We can offer a unique variety of options and accessories that can help you increase storage density and handling efficiency in your warehouse. Also send us the size of your parts along with a picture and we can custom design a steel container to fit your needs.

SMF Series FORD Style Steel Bin Sizes:

• SMF1 32” L x 32” W. x 18” H. No Gates
• SMF2 32” L x 32” W. x 26” H. No Gates
• SMF3 48” L x 45” W. x 18” H. No Gates
• SMF4 48” L x 45” W. x 26” H. No Gates
• SMF5 53” L x 48” W. x 18” H. No Gates
• SMF6 53” L x 48” W. x 26” H. No Gates
• SMF7 78” L x 48” W. x 18” H. No Gates
• SMF8 78” L x 48” W. x 26” H. No Gates
• SMF9 108” L x 48” W. x 26” H. No Gates
• SMF10 53” L x 48” W. x 38” H. Gates on long sides

Questions that will help us better quote your requirements:

1. Do you have any drawings or notes that you can pass along on the container you would like us to quote?
2. We have seen these bins fabricated by other manufacturers in lighter gauge sides and floor panels than the Ford specs. call for, do you wish for us to quote exact authentic to the Ford design SMF-4 bins or lighter, less expensive version?
3. Would you like them WITH or WITHOUT the perforated Ford style Holes in them. WITHOUT holes makes them cheaper and also increases the strength of the bins. Many of our Tier One customers go that way.
4. Would you require a “First Off” production sample or just an Approval Drawing to sign off and then right into production?
5. Color?
6. Stencils?
7. Any Kennedy Placards required?
8. The container on this page is rigid / non-collapsible. Would you be interested in having us quote an optional collapsible version of this steel container. Collapsible containers knock down for reduced shipping cost. We can sometimes offer 100% delivered price to your dock based on full container load quantity.

• SMF1 32” L x 32” W. x 18” H. No Gates
• SMF2 32” L x 32” W. x 26” H. No Gates
• SMF3 48” L x 45” W. x 18” H. No Gates
• SMF4 48” L x 45” W. x 26” H. No Gates
• SMF5 53” L x 48” W. x 18” H. No Gates
• SMF6 53” L x 48” W. x 26” H. No Gates
• SMF7 78” L x 48” W. x 18” H. No Gates
• SMF8 78” L x 48” W. x 26” H. No Gates
• SMF9 108” L x 48” W. x 26” H. No Gates
• SMF10 53” L x 48” W. x 38” H. Gates on long sides

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