This can be supplied assembled or unassembled. Buffered sides and ends can be considered when extra protection is require.
Stands out in the crowd. May have a tuck in base as shown (with or without a postal lock), an envelope base or a glued crash lock base. The angle of the taper is limited for machine gluing.
The 4 flaps may meet or overlap. Unless taping is acceptable, should only be used if automatic packing machinery is available, else a tuck in end carton is better.
This stronger reinforced base may be ‘mixed and matched’ with different tops. However, it is more expensive to produce than a ‘standard’ crash lock base.
This format keeps the front panel neat. When a postal lock is used as shown it is hidden at the back of the carton.
Fully automatic base make up when erected. May be produced in cartonboard, micro flute, e flute, litho laminated grades and according to dimensions even b flute.
Also known as FEFCO 0215. It provides a strong interlocked base and is not as costly as a crash lock but doesn’t automatically assemble like a crash lock.
This is necessary on very thin cartons to enable gluing. The seam may be positioned off centre.
Named as such due to its silhouette in the flat. Gives a neat finish to the front of the carton May have postal locks (as TP003)
For when extra security is required. Otherwise as RTIE