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Packaging Technology by Henry Emblem, Anne Emblem

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11

Corrugated board packaging

T. Watkins,     UK

Abstract:

Corrugated fibreboard is manufactured using papers suitable for flat surfaces (liners) and the corrugated inner structure (fluting medium). This chapter covers the papers and adhesives used in board manufacturing processes and the conversion into packaging and display items. It also covers the types of corrugated board produced, their testing and some basic designs.

Key words

liners

fluting

adhesives

corrugator machines

regular slotted

die cut containers together with their decoration

printing

testing methods

11.1 Introduction

Corrugated fibreboard is the most widely used secondary packaging material. It is typically constructed from two facings or liners bonded to a corrugated ...

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