Category: Boxes/Corrugated Sheets

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 pallet stabilizer

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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Automatic case erector increases production

Positive ROI in just a few months. Total Packaging Cost Summary: Contact us today by learning more about the certification and how it can benefit your company. To book a convenient time to talk to us, use our easy-to-use calendar below. Don’t forget to download our free Packaging Equipment & Automation brochure!

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Flutes aren’t just for symphonies anymore

Corrugated close up

Flutes: A corrugated symphony of structure Architects have known for thousands of years that an arch with the proper curve is the strongest way to span a given space. The inventors of corrugated fiberboard applied this same principle to paper when they put arches in the corrugated medium. These arches are known as flutes and, when anchored to the linerboard with a starch-based adhesive, they resist bending and pressure from all directions. When a piece of combined board is placed

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