You might have thought that what is a corrugated box. A single definition having when a flute paper which is made by compressing the Kraft containerboard in the form of S arch and then sandwiched between the linear board with the support of the adhesive. This sheet is called a corrugated sheet and the box made out of this is called a corrugated box.

In this article Mr. Gaurav Jalan, Founder and Director of India’s Top Corrugated Box Manufacturing company Packman Packaging Pvt Ltd tells about the types of corrugated boxes and their usage.

As you now have an idea about a corrugated box. Then you should know about the types of corrugated boxes used in various sectors of industries basis on their durability, the protection they lend and the ability of handling the weight.

There are chiefly 4 types of corrugated box, single-phase, single wall, double-wall, and triple wall.

Now have a look at the difference between all of them and their application in several industries.

Single Phase

This kind of corrugated sheet consists of a single flute and 1 or 2 sheets of linear board. The flute is stacked to the linear board. Single-phase corrugated are normally sold in the form of sheet rolls and are mainly used to wrap around the product for safeguarding or cushioning.

Single Wall 3 Ply Corrugated Box

This kind of corrugated box consists of a single sheet of a corrugated medium that is glued and placed between 2 sheets of liner board. This type of corrugated box has several uses in retail industries and as boxes for shipping.

Double Wall 5 Ply Corrugated Box

Double-walled corrugated boxes are made of a 2 layer of corrugated medium glued between 3 layers of liner board. Thus, it makes the box more rigid and is used for the packaging of heavy products or products those are more delicate. This kind of corrugated is largely used in the shipping of electronic items.

Triple Wall 7 Ply Corrugated Box

This one is the strongest of all types of corrugated box made of 3 layers of corrugated medium and 4 layer of liner board. Triple wall corrugated boxes are normally used in packaging of industrial parts because of their durability and bigger burst strength.