Slatbox Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

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General Slatbox Questions

Can slatbox products be sterilised for clinical or hygiene purposes?

Yes, our products are microwave safe and can withstand dishwasher and heat sterilisation up to 120 degrees Celsius. They are also freezer safe (-40 degrees celsius).

Are slatbox products made from new materials?

All our products are made from new food grade polypropylene with impact modifier and UV stabiliser added. Our products are suitable for food contact application, are FDA compliant and conform to the requirements of EFSA 2005/79/EC Directive and AS2070-1999, Plastics Materials for Food Contact Use. All our products are also recyclable.

Do the products have UV resistance to protect from colour fading?

Yes, all our products are made from UV-stabilised polypropylene and are highly resistant to colour fade.

Where can we source labels for the front of Shelfbox, Storbox and Hobibox?

Many label companies, including Avery labels, have a range of products that fit perfectly.

Can slatbox products be used on shelving or inside cabinets, as well as wall systems?

Yes, the flat base on our products allows multiple display and storage use on any flat surfaces.

Can you confirm the working weight loadings for each type of Slatbox?

Yes, all our products have been weight certified to determine working load capacity with certification to Australian and international standards. The testing service is accredited with the national association of testing authorities (NATA) and complies with the requirements of ISO/IEC17025 (1999) ensuring that all testing has been carried out in accordance with strict quality control initiatives and all relevant Australian and International Standards have been adhered to.

What is the minimum order for a special pantone colour?

We require a minimum of 2000 units per product reference for custom colours.

Are the products able to safely store electronic devices to prevent electrostatic discharge (ESD)?

There are no additives for imparting electrostatic dissipative properties used in the polypropylene mix in the Slatbox range. Electronics and computer stores can use the boxes for storing packaged batteries, cell phone devices etc without the electronics in them being affected.

If I want to re-order how do I know which product and part number I have purchased?

The Slatbox trademark, design patent and part number is embossed into either the base of the box or the top of the slathook/unihook of all our products for easy identification of a genuine quality Slatbox product.

Is it true that slatbox fits all slatwall, plankwall, megawall and storewalls?

Yes, what makes slatbox such a unique and practical product is the fact that it fits all slatwall, plankwall, megawall and storewalls, so that wherever you go whether it is in business or moving home, slatwall can suit your storage needs.

If I buy two types of slatwall products, say, a cratebox and a popbox, are they to be used together?

Yes, all our products are able to be used together, this is what makes our product so appealing, you are able to mix and match to find the right combination suitable for your company, shop, or home.

Is there a warranty on slatbox items?

All Slatbox storage bin products are covered by a 12 month manufacturers warranty to cover against manufacturing defects.

Where are your stores located and am I able to visit the premises to look at Slatbox products and purchase those products online?

Slatbox has numerous distributors in seven countries around the world, if you refer to Slatbox’s distributor page on the website, this will point you in the direction of a nearby retailer.

What colours are your storage bins available in?

Depending on the slatbox storage bin that you choose, there is a range of colours, the standard colours are available in all styles, however if you are after a custom colour we require a minimum order of 2000 for smaller bins and 600 for larger bins.

How do I find out the pricing of Slatbox products?

Contact your local distributor for information regarding pricing.

Do you deliver and install?

Some of our distributors in the home garage market deliver and install. However the design of Slatbox is so easy and ready to use that installation is a simple process.

Are all of the Slatbox products interchangeable?

Yes, our full range of Slatbox produts including Storebox, Shelfbox, Popbox and Hobibox are all designed to fit slatwall and most slotted wall systems including plankwall, unislat, storewall, etc. The boxes can also be made to fit peg board and square grid using our various adaptors.

Can I easily disassemble my Slatbox system if I want to move them to another location?

Yes, Slatbox storage bins are easy to take out of any wall system and moved to a new location.

What are the advantages of using Slatbox as opposed to another storage product?

Slatbox is an innovative product which combines style and aesthetics with genuine strength and versatility. Slatbox storage bins can be used in almost all aspects of life.

Do you have a catalogue?

Yes, we have a catalogue, it is available online in a PDF version or alternatively visit one of our local distributors for a hard copy.

Does Slatbox offer a corporate discount?

Does Slatbox offer a corporate discount? Slatbox is a manufacturer that offers export pricing for master distributors in each country around the world, for information on becoming a master importer of Slatbox storage bins, contact information is available on the website.

Slatbox For Hospitals

Are your slatbox storage bins able to be used in a sterile environment?

Yes, slatbox is an ideal storage solution for clean sterile environments such as hospitals as the storage bins are made from virgin polypropylene and are approved for clean room environments. Visit for more information.

Are the Slatbox storage bins able to be easily cleaned?

Yes, Slatbox storage bins are easily removed from the wall in order to be cleaned and can withstand boiling temperatures and are dishwashable.

Are you able to colour code the Slatbox storage bins in order to find hospial equipment more readily?

Yes, the Slatbox storage system is available in wide range of colours which is useful in an organised environment such as a hospital where you need to be able to find instruments, medication etc quickly.

Slatbox For Schools/ Childcare

Is Slatbox a safe product around children?

Slatbox storage bins are allergen free and completely safe around children, in fact the lightweight plastic storage bins are the perfect item to store items for kids.

Are you able to mix and match colours for a child friendly decor?

Slatbox storage containers have a diverse range of colours which include bright colours suitable for schools and childcare. Slatbox offers the choice to mix and match to provide a diverse colour range for your school or childcare centre.

Are the storage bins able to be manoeuvred by the average school teacher?

Yes, Slatbox is very easy to use and the storage bins are lightweight. Teachers may need to move to different classrooms and this is why slatbox is so beneficial. The plastic storage containers fit into most wall fittings are able to be stacked and carried with minimal effort.

Slatbox For Garage Storage

Are Slatbox storage bins strong enough for even the heaviest things in my garage?

All Slatbox storage containers have been tested to determine their different weight capacities. Depending on the weight of your items, there will be a Slatbox that can fit your needs. Slatbox’s design ensures that it is one of the strongest most resilient storage solutions on the market.

Am I able to install Slatbox by myself with minimum tools and hardware experience?

Slatbox is designed to be able to be used by anybody, whether at home, in a business or at a school. We believe that anybody can install the Slatbox system, however our distributors are always happy to give you the right advice on purchasing and installing Slatbox.

What is the biggest size of Slatbox storage available?

For a list of all the various slatbox ranges, consult our Slatbox website which can provide you with information which best suits your storage needs.

Slatbox For Materials/Parts Storage

Am I able to colour code the Slatbox system in order to find spare parts and materials more easily?

Yes, Slatbox comes in a range of colours, you can utilise this by colour coding different boxes used for spare parts or materials so they are easier to locate.

Do you ship worldwide?

We appoint master importers in each country who establish distribution for that country.

Is there a minimum purchase?

Only if you are wishing to purchase a custom colour, but for everything else there is no minimum order.

Slatbox For Store Fixtures

How can I be guaranteed that there is a Slatbox storage bin that suits my store's decor?

Slatbox comes in a wide range of colours that are guaranteed to compliment any business or home. If you bring in colour samples of your shops colour scheme, one of our distributors would be happy to find a slatbox combination that suits your decor.

Does it look professional?

Yes, Slatbox storage bins are very professional looking, they are not only practical and effective storage solutions but aesthetically they are very stylish and professional looking.

Do you have any current businesses that I can look at to get ideas on how to use Slatbox for my business?

If you visit our ‘display ideas’ page on the Slatbox website, you will find a number of businesses who use Slatbox storage bins, examples range from a Toyota car dealer, a sports dealer, Childcare centre and many more.