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Corrugated Materials

Corrugated material combinations allow designers to maximize compression strength, cushion and printability, depending on your specific needs. At Akers, we specialize in customized corrugated packaging, made-to-fit our customers’ specific needs.

Below is a brief description of the various Flute profiles & combined board options as noted in the Fibre Box Association Fibre Box Handbook.

A flute – the original flute profile for corrugated board; has about 33 flutes per foot.

B flute – developed for canned goods that were self-supporting and did not require boxes that supported much load; has about 47 flutes  per foot

C flute – developed as an app-purpose flute; has about 38 flutes per foot

E flute – has about 90 flutes per foot

F flute – developed for small folding carton type boxes; has about 125 flutes per foot

Single Face – one corrugated medium glued to one flat sheet of linerboard

Single Wall – corrugated medium glued between two sheets of linerboard (also known as Double Face)

Double Wall – three sheets of linerboard with two mediums in between

Triple Wall – four sheets of linerboard with three mediums in between