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Saturday, September 4, 2010

GENERAL SPECIFICATION OF PACKING MATERIAL CORRUGATED BOX

1.0 PROTOCOLS OF TEST
1 Description : 3 Ply / 5 ply / 7 ply corrugated box having printed with ________ color/colors as per the specimen. Note it in the report sheet.
2 Dimensions : This test includes with
a) Length : Measure the length in inches of 10 currugated boxes individually and note it in the report sheet.
b) Breadth : Mesure the breadth in inches of 10 corrugated boxes individually and note it in the report sheet.
c) Height : Measure the height in inches of 10 corrugated boxes indivudally and note it in the report sheet.
( Limits - For length, Breadth, height should meet as per the specimen with tolerance of ± 1 inch )
3 Average : This test is not applicable for
Weight corrugated box.
4 Thickness : This test is not applicable for Corrugated box.
5 Inner Diameter : This test is not applicable for Corrugated box.
6 Outer Diameter : This test is not applicable for Corrugated box.
7 Text Matter : Check the overprinting matter if any of 10 Corrugated boxes individually. It should meet as per the specimen. Note it in the report sheet.

8 Clean Liness : Check the cleanliness of 10 Corrugated
Check box individually. The test passes if the corrugated boxes are not dirty, mutilated, torn or stained. Note it in the report sheet.
9 Foldings/Flaps : Check the foldings / flaps of 10 corrugated boxes individually to form a complete box slap. Note it in the report sheet.
10 Bursting : Select three corrugated boxes and take
Strength readings on the Bursting Strength Tester of each Corrugated box thrice. See that there is no overlapping. The test passes if the average reading is not less than 9.0 kg/cm2 and individual readings are also within this limit.
11 Grammage : Select one corrugated box and cut a square piece of 12 cm x 12 cm approximately and dip in a hot water bath for several hours till the ply’s are separated. Then dry in a oven and cut a perfect square of 10 cm x 10 cm of each ply in a sequence and weigh. Calculate as per the formula.
Wt. In mg x 100 x 100
Grams per sq. Meter -------------------------------
L in cm x B in cm x 1000
12 Over flow : This test is not applicable for

Volume corrugated box.
13 Threading : This test is not applicable for
corrugated box.
2.0 OPINION
The sample complies if it meets all the requirements stated above. The same does not comply if it fails to meet any of the requirements stated above.
3.0 PROTOCOLS OF TEST
1 Description : Laminated / Non-Laminated / Glossy / Party glossy / Plain, Carton having capacity to hold ____ x _____ tab / cap. And with _____ colors as per specimen. Note in the report sheet.
2 Dimensions : This test includes with
a) Length : Measure the length in mm of 10 cartons individually and note it in the report sheet.
b) Breadth : Measure the breadth in mm of 10 cartons individually and note it in the report sheet.
c) Height : Measure the heights in mm of 10 cartons individually and note it in the report sheet. (Limits - For length, Breadth, Should meet as per the specimen with tolerance of ± 2 mm )
3 Average : This test is not applicable for

Weight Cartons
4 Thickness : This test is not applicable for Cartons
5 Inner Diameter : This test is not applicable for Cartons
6 Outer Diameter : This test is not applicable for Cartons
7 Text Matter : Check the over printing of 10 cartons individually. It should meet as per the specimen. Note it in the report sheet.
8 Clean : Check the cleanliness of 10 cartons individually. The test passes if the cartons are not dirty, mutilated, torn or stained. Note it in the report sheet.
9 Foldings/Flaps : Check the foldings / flaps of 10 cartons individually to form a complete box shape. Note it in the report sheet.
10 Bursting : This test is applicable to clinical
Strength Cartons only. Take individual reading of 10 cartons on the Bursting Strength Tester in Kg / Cm2, the test passes if the average reading does not differ by more than ± 10% and the individual readings are also within this limit.
11 Grammage : Cut and perfect square piece of 10 cm x 10 cm or 5 cm or 5 cm x 5 cm or less, as per the size of the carton along with its ply if any and weigh. Calculate as per the formula.
Grams per sq. Meter -------------------------------

L in cm x B in cm x 1000
Carry out this test on 10 cartons individually. The test passes
as per specification with tolerance of ± 100% Note it in the
report sheet.
12 Over flow : This test is not applicable for Cartons
Volume
13 Threading : This is not applicable for cartons
4.0 Opinion
The sample complies if it meets all the requirements stated above. The same does not comply if it fails to meet any of the requirements stated above.

1 comment:

Sanjay said...

Dear Sir,

Please let us know how to check the following in corrugated boxes.

1. Pin quality
2. Gum weight
Regards,

Sanjay Kulkarni