Kinds of Cartons Packaging And Their Role in Product
by：Nanxin Print & Packaging2020-07-20
Cartons packaging plays a major role in the distribution of products in the market. Without right packaging it is difficult to maintain their originality and safety. For any product it is important to reach end users in their original form, or else the products will lose their value. Therefore various types of cartons packaging have been discovered, which vary in size, shape and color for different types of products. They are all used to protect the content, enhance outer beauty provide extra cleanliness. Simply availability of various cartons packaging types will not help. One should know their right application for right product. Here are few to name.
Cardboard carton's packaging is a one of the very old method of packaging since when plastic wasn't that much popular. They are broadly used to pack liquid food items like juices and milk. Apart from food products cardboard cartons are use for other products too like detergent powders for both utensils and laundry. For liquid edibles, hard cardboard paper is use which is shaped into a box and glued with a strong gluing agent. Egg carriage is another popular use of cardboard. Firstly, cardboard wracks are designed to fit every piece of egg individually. Secondly, they are placed over another and then packed with a hard cardboard carton. The choice of hardness of the cardboard depend the type of product to be packed.
Cartons made out of plastic are highly durable material for packaging any solid or liquid. They come in myriads of sizes, designs and colors. Plastic can be used to pack any product, be it edible or non-edible product. The most common uses of plastic cartons packaging is in packaging of all sorts of liquid products. However, for food products highly refined (non-toxic) form of plastic is used. In fact for food items like milk, mayonnaise, mustard sauce, ketchup, etc. plastic cartons are chosen that have high density polyethylene (HDPE). Specialty of these cartons is that they are durable and provide extra safety to the food containment. Also, they are designed to protect food items from direct sunlight and heat to prevent their spoiling. HDPE is extremely popular and is preferred method of transporting products because of the durability, strength and resistance to cracking it provides.
With increasing climatic and environmental changes, manufacturers are becoming more and more aware about their surroundings. This has made recycled cartons the need of the present industry and also prevalent among the group. Recycling is being done for both paper and plastic packages to avoid cutting trees and extra production of plastic, though they can be recycled for limited number of times only, as after certain cycles the both paper and plastic loses its strength, elasticity and purity.