Impala Plastics (2002), specialists in Plastic Core Trays

Impala Plastics is Australia’s original, most widely tested and comprehensive quality accredited AS/NZ ISO 9001:2008 specialist manufacturer of plastic core trays which are made from either highly specified UV Stabilized Reinforced Polypropylene for warmer climates or High Density Polyethylene for cold environments as low as minus 70 degrees centigrade (we do not use reprocessed material as this reduces the mechanical properties of the tray) – Please email for material spec sheet.

Impala has over many years set up to provide solutions for  exploration core trays, plastic core boxes, drill core trays, core sample storage, mineral sample trays or core sample trays.

With all applications covered by either the original Impala 1 plastic core traylaunched in early 1994 over 20 years ago then followed the Impala 2 plastic core tray & our most recent innovation being the Impala 3 core tray being the smoothest conveyor tray on the market Impala 3 plastic core tray the result of 20 years experience in making core trays – all styles of core tray bring with them different attributes and this means we can offer solutions for every possible core storage requirement having gained a wealth of technical expertise in this area. All core trays have been designed to provide significant benefits over traditional metal core trays – no sharp edges, non-magnetic & chemically inert, impervious to sulphide’s and non-corroding. Impala’s plastic core trays are available in high visibility white or black for less glare when photographing the core samples and both styles come with a complete range of core markers to complement the respective core trays.

Impala Plastics supply many leading mining companies, select mine procurement and mineral exploration teams with plastic core trays that are designed to meet consistent high standards. Our core trays have proved there longevity in the field and we have embarked on a complete machinery replacement program over the past 5 years and upgrading / duplication of our tooling so we can guarantee ongoing supply in large volumes.

The design and materials used in our core trays result in lightweight nesting / stacking core trays that are also very robust. In addition the trays are UV protected giving longer life in the field.

Our commitment to new customers

We have established many good working relationships on a local and international basis with leading mining / procurement companies built on supply of high quality trays to scheduled lead-times and welcome all potential new business. Contact us to find out more.