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The Tale of Carton Box


Problems with wooden crates 

Before carton boxes came into the picture, wooden crates were used for moving goods

However they had their own problems. These were:

Cost

Weight

Hard to replicate


First carton box ď‚ž

First carton box came into existence in the year 1817 in England

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It was a simple non corrugated carton


The Inception of Corrugated Carton ď‚ž

Corrugated paper was patented in 1856

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On December 20, 1871 the first corrugated cardboard box came into existence


Year 1890 brought pre-cut single pieces of board that could be folded into boxes by Scottish-born Robert Gair

By 1895 corrugated cardboard boxes began being produced in America


How corrugated carton is made??? ď‚ž

Process consists on the undulation of the inner layers

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fitting together the required paper layers


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Once the sheet is created, it can be transformed into the desired product

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These can be flap boxes, die boxes, spacers or containers


Division of Materials

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There are various divisions of materials used in manufacturing of these cartons :


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Paper - reduced by pressing together moist fibers, typically cellulose pulp derived from wood, rags or grasses, and drying


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Paperboard - a paper with a basis weight (grammage) above 224 g/m² (Acc. To ISO Standards)


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Corrugated fiberboard  - made of paperboard laminates


Applications ď‚ž

Carton boxes find application in wide range of services.

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The most common ones are -


Commercial packaging: ď‚ž

Brands like Kellogg's are a great example of carton box usage in commercial packaging materials


Relocation

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We all have seen cardboard boxes being used for relocation task


That completes the Carton Box’s tale!!!


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