1.cardboard box / cardboard type and function
The term on the box
Cardboard box, or better known as the cardboard in Karton box the community is urgently needed. One of its main functions is certainly for packing or repacking of goods / materials before they are shipped or sold. In addition, the box like this can be used to store some used goods that are not used anymore. You can also use it when you want to pack up before moving to a new home. It is of course to make it easier to fix it when it is in a new house.
Unfortunately, not all quality cardboard box is susceptible to use in everyday life. At least, there are boxes that are easily damaged when crushed or fallen from somewhere. Not only that, the carton also susceptible to water, so you need to keep him away from stagnant water. The material is made of cardboard, of course very easy to damage when it is placed in any place. Just like paper, carton does have side thicker than paper.
For those who work in the factory carton, probably some of the terms surrounding the boxes was not so strange. But, for the general public of course this is quite confusing when I have encountered. Therefore, here we explain some of the terms commonly used on cartons, namely:
1. Terms in cardboard box / carton:
The word is derived from the English “crease” which means to fold or crease. In terms of the cardboard box, creasing alone is going to fold in the form of a straight basin that will help the process of folding. This creasing depth for each vary, typically ranging from ½ of the sheet thickness of the carton itself. Some are only about ¼ even ¾ of the thickness of the sheet to be folded. Type creasing itself there are three kinds, namely flat point, point-to-point and three-point. Type creasing cardboard box what is suitable of course depending on the model mold as well as the number of walls, whether single wall or double wall.
Slot or slotter is lubangan / lines that cut and separate the cardboard lid (flap)
Flap is closed on the cardboard box standard form and its main function as a cover on the cardboard.
2. Type and Shape Box / cardboard
Box is used for packaging and other purposes involving various packaging, types and shapes are different.The type and shape of the box is tailored to the needs. Here is the introduction of various types and shapes box. To see a more complete list of the model cardboard box / carton .
In general form of cardboard are:
2.1 Normal atau standard (A1)/4 Flap
The type and shape of the box is normal or standard known as the box 4 Flap is a typical box that we often see in everyday life. The box shape is made in a simple form that meets the dimensions of length, width and height. Equipped with upper and lower lids that will meet when folded. Box with this type usually used as a box for trading or stock of goods sold as drinking water, food, snacks and much more.
Type box is included in the typical overlap basically has a shape similar to the type of box with a standard form. The thing that distinguishes box box shape overlap with the standard form is closed at the top and bottom made of overlapping when reunited. Boxes of this type are commonly used as packaging or shipment of products included in the category of garment, plastics and the like.
2.3 Full overlap
Box with the type of this kind has a basic shape that is similar to the type of overlap or box in a standard box.As well as the type of overlap box, box-type full overlap has the characteristic that is the end of the flap that will cover up to the end of the box when it is closed. Box with the kind of overlap is also used in the packaging and distribution of products such as plastics, fabrics and the like.
2.4 Top – bottom/Telescope Box
The third type is different from the previous box into a unified whole, the box with the kind of top – bottom has a section box that is divided into sections (top) and the bottom (bottom). Box with this type has dimensions of length, width and height to the top of the right will complement the size of the box bottom and close the box with the meeting. Box with type top – bottom fabric commonly used in distribution, food and spare parts.
2.5 Die – cut (E)
Box with the type of die – cut is a box that is almost similar to the box with the standard type, but there are ventilation holes and a hole in the side grip. Box-type die – cut packaging commonly used as beverage, food, boxes for archives and other similar matters.
2.6 Corrugated Cardboard/Offset Corrugated box.
Box with this type combines offset printing technique, cardboard box, or die cut with lamination technique (combining cardboard with offset). Box is frequently used to make it look more attractive to buyers.
After the box so it can be coated with two kinds of layers to the process of perfecting box
Coated with plastic, the box will look shiny / glossy
-Kedap Water, will be waterproof box
2.7 Color Box
Box this one filled with interesting color because its appearance is not uncommon customer wants to make a box of this type. In reality, not all parties engaged in the cardboard box can make a box of this type because to make the color box of this type is required corrugated board are of high quality (surface of the board is flat, neat, and a little indentation that can be tolerated) and printing machines that are reliable as flexo. However, due to the use of inks that many make this box prices tend to be expensive.
2.8 Layer (Full & Half)
Box with type layers have specific characteristics compared to box in the type of standard that is the layer of cardboard that acts as a divider or separator, and can also be protective for goods stored in these boxes, so that when people open the lid of the box with sharp objects, goods in the box will not be damaged. Box with a layer commonly used for packaging and delivery of small items that need bulkhead so that the box can load these goods in large quantities, for example such as bottled water, food, snacks and stuff like.
2.9 Layer creasing
Box-type layer creasing made in the form of sheets of cardboard. Box of this kind made to be used in a bulkhead that is used to form folds or is often used as a box for the fabric. Box of this kind often used for merchandise such as bed sheets or bed cover.