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CORRUGATED FIBREBOARD BOX

The corrugated fibreboard box is by far the most common form of distribution packaging. It has kept and is improving its pre-eminent position because of many factors, including its

  • Versatility

  • High Strength and Low Weight Characteristics

  • Product Containment and Protection Features

  • Ready Adaption to a wide range of Production Techniques

  • Low Set Up and Tooling Costs; Low Storage and Handling Costs

  • Use of Renewable Resources and Suitability for Recycling and Suitability for Graphic design
Corrugated boxes come in all shapes and sizes to suit your needs.

BOX SIZING

Box dimensions are always measured by reference to the inside dimensions of the box and are expressed in the sequence of length, width and depth (also called height).

The length is always the larger of the two dimensions of the open face (flap opening); the width is the smaller. The depth is always the distance perpendicular to the length and width.

FLUTES

Corrugated board is generally made in four flute sizes A, C, B, and E. The "Flute" describes the structure of the wave-shaped cardboard material that makes up a board's corrugation.




A

4.7 mm
Excellent Stacking Strength

B

2.5 mm Good puncture resistance
Less space consumed in warehouse
Uses: canned goods, displays

C 3.6mm Good stacking strength
Good crush resistance
Very common material

D
  1.1 mm
Light weight
Strong alternative to paperboard
Superior printing surface
Excellent for custom die cut boxes
Uses: displays, point of purchase boxes