Performance of a Carton

Performance of a Carton. Corrugated cartons are primarily used as a secondary packaging medium and are also know as “Shippers” As in all types of packaging, its main purpose is to protect its contents. In simple words, the role of a corrugated carton is to ensure that...

Calculation of desired compression strength

Confused between “ Compression Strength ” and “ Stacking Load ”.  Compression Strength (CS) is derived from Stacking Load (SL).  Stacking Load is the amount of physical load that a carton is expected to take during any point of its life-cycle.  Firstly check if the...

Torque Test of Bottles and Caps

A torque test for bottle closures is a quality control and safety assessment procedure commonly used in the packaging industry, particularly for products like bottles, jars, and other containers with screw caps or closures. This test measures the amount of force...

Coefficient of Friction (COF) Test

The coefficient of friction (COF) in packaging film is a measure of the resistance to sliding between two surfaces, one of which is the packaging film itself. It is an important parameter in the packaging industry as it can affect the performance of packaging...

Ampoule Break Force Test

The Ampoule Break Force Test is a quality control and safety measure used in the pharmaceutical and medical industries to ensure the integrity of glass ampoules. Ampoules are small, sealed containers made of glass that are used to store and dispense liquids,...

Box Compression Test

The Box Compression Test is a standardized method used to assess the strength and structural integrity of corrugated boxes and other types of packaging materials. It is a crucial quality control and performance evaluation tool in the packaging industry. Here are some...

Glue vs Staple ( Corrugated Box Joint )

Original Source : https://askralph-aiccbox.org/2020/09/09/glue-vs-staples/ Andrew asks, Glue joints vs. stitch joints. What are the benefits of each type of manufacturing joint and which is stronger? Often I am told glue joints are stronger because glue penetrates and...