A corrugated shipping box is much more durable than most people might realize, as shown by the fact that millions of them are shipped every day and keep the products inside safe and sound. How does a drop test work and how can you integrate them into your shipping practices to make sure your corrugated box is up to the job? The six tips from the corrugated shipping box authorities at Air Sea Containers will introduce you to the basics of a drop test and provide some key insights. There are two main types of strength ratings, each used for a different application:. For a full rundown of how to select the right box, see our blog post that covers ECT, Mullen testing, maximum loads and more. Part of the reason drop tests are so useful is because they can be done without special equipment or training.
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The water absorptivity of corrugating medium is measured by forming a specimen into a boat shape, floating this on the surface of a vessel of water, and determining the time for the visible surface to become saturated. This method is applicable to corrugating medium as it is commercially produced by all processes. It is generally applicable to elatively unsized water leaf paperboards. It has not been investigated for applicability to more highly sized boards or to grades produced in different grammage basis weight than those normally used in corrugating medium. Your Alert Profile lists the documents that will be monitored. If the document is revised or amended, you will be notified by email. You may delete a document from your Alert Profile at any time.
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This is a continuation of application Ser. This invention relates to starch-based corrugating adhesives and methods for their preparation. The invention is also concerned with methods of uniting articles, particularly laminated articles of fibrous, cellulosic webs, and more particularly, with the production of paperboard for use in the production of corrugated containers.