Types of boxes


The field of information which distinguishes different kinds of boxes, based upon sets of flaps and telescope box sections. Fabricate the Regular Slotted Container (RSC, and other slotted ones) the most common box style, where the flaps are all of the same length, and major flaps meet in the middle while minor flaps don’t.

Alternative labels

type of box
categories of boxes
varieties of boxes
kinds of boxes
sorts of boxes

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Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Types of boxes is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Optional knowledge

Types of boxes is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Corrugator operator: Corrugator operators tend a machine which folds a sheet of heavy paper in a wave-like pattern and covers it on both sides to create a lightweight, sturdy material suitable for packaging.
Paperboard products assembler: Paperboard products assemblers construct the components or parts made from paperboard according to strictly laid down procedures. They assemble products such as tubes, spools, cardboard boxes, paper plates and craft boards.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022

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