Test Method for Cartons (Shipper)

Folding cartons are small to medium-sized cardboard boxes made from paper boards. The paperboard is a cellulose-derived substrate, with a thickness generally greater than 200 mm which is made from virgin and recycled fiber. 
They are used to package a wide range of products because of the ability to satisfy the function of protection and utility. 
Protection from crushing, bending, contamination, grease etc. The advantage of this board is safe, easy to handle, and easy to dispose of material. The board is eco-friendly to nature. printing of folding cartons by offset printing and gravure printing process. Post printing uses UV coating and lamination. A certificate of analysis is accompanied by each supply.

Acceptance Criteria: __________ coloured / Multicoloured printed laminated carton having capacity to hold ____ x _____ XYZ (i.e Tablets/ Capsules)

Text Matter
Compare text matter of sample with approved artwork.
Acceptance criteria: Text matter should be as per approved artwork

Check the color of the sample with the approved shade card. The color shade should match the approved shade card.
Acceptance criteria: Shade should be as per the approved shade card.

Acceptance criteria: Side pasting should not open easily.

Measure dimensions with calibrated Vernier Caliper.
Acceptance criteria
  • Tolerance for Length : _______ ± 2 mm
  • Tolerance for Breadth : _______ ± 2 mm
  • Tolerance for Height : _______ ± 2 mm

Weigh the carton on weighing balance.
Acceptance criteria: _______ ± 2%

Cut the sample into 10 cm x 10 cm pieces, weigh it and calculate the Grammage with the following formula,
Acceptance criteria: Not less than 260/296 gsm

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