Packing boxes, just as its name implies, are boxes used to pack products. It can be categorized according to the materials used, for example, wooden box, paper box, cloth box, leather box, iron box, acrylic box, corrugated box, etc. It can be categorized according to the name of the products, for example, gift box, wine box, chocolate box, pencil box, food package case, tea package box, etc. Nowadays we have boxes made of wood, paper and other material mixed together.
The function of packing boxes: ensure the safety of the products during transportation; improve the grade of the products.
Main materials: The Dutch board, hawk, MDF, acrylic, metal, corrugated paper, etc.
What are the standards classifying the materials of the packing box?
It includes two categories: liner board and corrugated paper. Generally, the liner-board of packing boxes is grey copper, white copper, single copper, golden card, platinum card, silver card, laser card, etc. “White ground and white board” refers to the white copper and single copper. The common ground of the white copper and single copper is that they are white on both sides. The difference is that only one side of the white copper is smooth. Simply speaking, it means the front side could be printed while the reverse side could not. Single copper: Both sides have coating and both sides could be printed. Grey ground and grey board is not used in packing boxes. Grey ground and white board, the so-called grey copper paper, its front side is white in color and could print but its reverse side is grey and can not print. Ordinary white card, shortly called so in case of general offer, is white ground and white board paper（Excluding special white card, for example the platinum card and the silver card, etc.）
The materials used to make packing boxes
①Glossy coated paper. One side is white and the other grey and it’s of low price. Both sides of the double coated paper are white and it’s of high price.
②The shape and size of the product determine the material of the folding carton. The commonly used materials are 280G pink-grey paper,300G pink-grey paper,350G pink-grey paper, etc.
The definition of packing boxes
It refers to the folding carton and minute cardboard box made of paperboard and minute corrugated board. Ordinary enterprises producing packing boxes are called color box packing plants.
The application of packing box
It’s usually used as a packing method of middle grade, somewhere between inner packing and outer box packing. Folding cartons are usually made of several colors and give people strong visual sensory. Thus, the buyers and users have a little understanding about the look and color of the products. It’s especially suitable for products that can not be opened before the purchase. Now it has been widely used in the packaging of electronic, food, beverage, wines, teas, cigarettes, medicine, health care products, cosmetics, small home appliances, clothing, toys, and sports goods. It is an indispensable industry.
The development and application
With the rapid development of modern industry and continuous improvement of people’s living standards, people’s demand for folding cartons shall continuously increase and they demand for better quality cartons. To avoid waste products at the auto folder gluers and ensure that the folding cartons automatically finish crafts such as opening, molding, filling, and sealing at the high-speed packaging machine, the structure and size of the carton should be rational and box piece should have enough die cutting accuracy and folding gluer accuracy. The paper box packaging enterprises face market pressure and difficulties in the increase of short liveware, the improvement of processing quality and the reducing of production cost. All these requirements that new technologies are used during the production process, the degree of automation of the equipments be upgraded and the debug time of the equipments and auxiliary set-up time of the liveware be reduced. Only by adapting to new changes in the markets and satisfying the need of different users can the competitiveness of packing companies be improved.