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Corrugated Box Styles

Packaging Supplies Michigan - Amerisource Industrial Supply Regular Slotted Carton (RSC)  Also called shipping boxes, RSCs are the most commonly used boxes. They are usually kraft brown in color, have four flaps on the top and bottom and the side walls are sealed at one corner known as the "Manufacturer's Joint." This design is highly [...]

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Corrugated Boxes – Edge Crush Test ECT

Packaging Supplies Michigan - Amerisource Industrial Supply Edge Crush Test (ECT) measures the stacking strength of corrugated cardboard boxes or fiberboard. Determining a finished box's compression strength is defined by the amount of force that is needed to crush cardboard by standing it on its edge. This test is also measured in lbs per square [...]

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CORRUGATED BOXES

Packaging Supplies Michigan - Amerisource Industrial Supply Box Structure Corrugated fiberboard, or combined board, has two main components: the linerboard and the medium. Both are made of a special kind of heavy paper called containerboard. Linerboard is the flat facing that adheres to the medium. The medium is the wavy, fluted paper in between the [...]

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