Brief analysis of the difference between the mailing mailer box or shipping box and carton
May 16,2022 Cindy
As we all known, the corrugated box is a kind of mailer mailing box name, and the appearance of the mailer box resembles the airplane. The material can be molded by ordinary material cardboard and color printing cardboard into the shipping box shape, just need to fold up during using. So do the corrugated boxes more expensive than cartons? What are the difference between the corrugated or mailer mailing boxes and cartons? Here let me to explain it as follows:
What are corrugated box or mailing mailer box or shipping box?
Corrugated box or mailing mailer box or shipping box, named after its expanded appearance which resembles an airplane. It belongs to the branch of the carton, which is the first choice for express packaging and delivery, and made of corrugated paper. Aircraft boxes are generally made of corrugated paper. Generally the corrugated box has three and five layers:
The three layers are divided into type A, type B and type E, with material thickness of 4mm, 3mm and 1.5mm respectively. The majority of corrugated box is type B and type E, the thickness of the type A is 4mm. Mostly used in Taobao clothing, small accessories, four sets of the majority. The five layers are divided into AB watts and BE watts. BE watts is suitable for making the corrugated box or mailing mailer box or shipping box, the thickness of 3-4mm, which is mostly used in the LED and other high pressure requirements of the products.
At present, the corrugated box or shipping box or mailer mailing box is generally 0.29-1.3 yuan per one.
What is the carton?
Carton is the most widely used packaging products, according to the different materials, there are corrugated cartons, single layer cardboard boxes, etc., there are various specifications and models.Cartons are commonly used in three layers and five layers, while seven layers are rarely used. Each layer is divided into inner paper, corrugated paper, core paper and surface paper. Inner and surface papers include tea board paper and kraft paper, and core paper is corrugated paper.
At present, the price of carton on the market is different according to different thickness material, but it is generally 0.35 yuan per piece ~3.5 yuan per piece. It can be seen that the price of cartons is more expensive than corrugated or mailer boxes, but according to different materials and specifications, the price of the two is different.
The difference between the corrugated or mailer mailing or shipping boxes and cartons
In fact, in addition to the price, there are differences between mailer mailing or shipping boxes and cartons:
1. Different materials
Mailer mailing or shipping boxes are usually made of corrugated paper and generally have three or five layers.
Cartons are commonly used in three layers and five layers, while seven layers are rarely used. Each layer is divided into inner paper, corrugated paper, core paper and surface paper. Inner and surface papers include tea board paper and kraft paper, and core paper is corrugated paper.
2. Different designs
According to the international carton type standard, the carton structure can be divided into two categories: basic type and combined type. The basic type is the basic carton type, which can be checked in the standard. It is generally represented by four digits. The first two digits represent the type of carton, and the last two digits represent different carton styles in the same type of carton. For example, 02 indicates slotted carton; 03 means sleeve type carton, etc. The combination type is the combination of the basic type, that is, composed of more than two kinds of basic box type, with a number of groups of four digits or code to express. For example, a carton may use type 0204 for the top lid and type 0215 for the bottom lid.
Compared with the cardboard boxes, the mailer mailing or shipping boxes are more complex and diverse. It is generally divided into tube folding mailer box, tray folding mailing box, tube folding corrugated box, non tube non tray folding mailer mailing or shipping box and so on.