Category: Boxes/Corrugated Sheets

Case Study: Case sealer improves the roadway of productivity

Problem Productivity isn’t where it needs to be for a manufacturer of reflective paint signs for roadways and walkways.. A case sealer would easily solve the problem, so they came to us for help. Specifically, they needed the efficiency of a semi-automatic case sealer to seal five panel folding boxes. Box sizes: 4” high, by 10” to 18” wide, by 10” to 24” long. Weight: 30-50 lbs., after packed with “surface communication signs”. The manufacturer needed a case sealer to

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Testing for package safety

Package Safety

Package Safety Package testing is a very important part of package safety. There are many different type of packages and package protection material that companies use, all of which have undergone some sort of testing. Things to know when learning about package safety: Will the package itself protect the product? How are packages tested? How efficient is this in finding flaws in material or protection? New Materials Every time a new package material is invented, it must undergo testing. There

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3 packaging considerations for strapping

There’s 3 main factors to consider when choosing the type of strapping for your package. We previously talked about package characteristics and the types of packages. Now it’s time to review how the package will be handled, stored, and shipped. Handling A load picked up by overhead crane requires more careful consideration than a product that is handled by conveyor or fork lifting truck. Lifting packages by the strap should only be done with special steel strapping, seals, and lifting methods.

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4 Package characteristics to choose the correct strapping

Packaging characteristics for strapping

Physical characteristics will help determine the correct strapping Once you’ve identified the package type, you must know how the load’s physical package characteristics will affect the strapping selection. Let’s go over 4 characteristics of industrial packaging and what to look for. Corners Corners have a direct bearing on the type of strap which you select. For example, you don’t want to apply plastic strapping directly on a rigid load such as steel blanks. Without corner protection, the sharp metal edges

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Pallet stabilization with chipboard

Chipboard better than corrugated sheets

What is chipboard used for? Chipboard can be used as a pallet stabilizer and protection for products. When compared to corrugated sheets, it’s less expensive, lightweight and reusable. It’s a great alternative for pallet stabilization if you’re looking to reduce costs. We’ve had many companies come to us looking for a way to reduce material costs and not know where to look. This is a great place to start because there’s many benefits to using it on your pallets. Chipboard

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