COMMON FOLDING CARTONS STYLES
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Shadow Box

Shadow Box

Shipped flat from the converter to the user, the Shadow Box is an adhesive-free, machine-formed, top-loaded carton. Extending the display area, the hollow wall tray also makes the entire retail unit sufficiently bulky to discourage shoplifting. *

Category: Trays
Description: Component Parts and detailing for a Tray
Subcategory:Trays, Hollow Sidewall/Hollow Endwall

Shadow Box

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Four Corner Beers Tray

Four Corner Beers Tray (a.k.a.) Biers

This style is glued by the converter and shipped flat to the user, and it is generally assembled and filled manually. The standard version is indicated in Figures 1 and 2. Figure 3 shows the "stay-up" or "full drag" alternative.With a diagonal angle of less than 45 degrees in the end panel, the nontapered glue flap will "drag" across the bottom panel. As a result of friction, the carton resists collapsing once assembled.*

Category: Trays
Description: Component Parts and detailing for a Tray
Subcategory:Trays, Single Sidewall/Single Endwall

Four Corner Beers Tray

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Six Corner Beers Tray

Six Corner (Point) Beers (a.k.a.) Biers

Generally assembled and filled manually, this style is shipped flat to the end user, after having been glued by the converter. See the four corner Beers for an alternative configuration of the corner flaps.*

Category: Trays
Description: Component Parts and detailing for a Tray
Subcategory:Trays, Single Sidewall/Single Endwall

Six Corner Beers Tray

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Infold-Outfold Tray

Infold/Outfold Tray

Generally assembled and filled manually, this style is shipped flat to the user after being glued by the converter. The Infold/Outfold Tray is shown folded and glued as an infold in Figure 3 and as an outfold in Figure 4. These two applications are commonly combined for commercial use, with an infold top lid over an outfold bottom. The outfold bottom is easily filled, while the inward-collapsing infold top allows for sufficient friction between the lid and bottom.*

Category: Trays
Description: Component Parts and detailing for a Tray
Subcategory:Trays, Single Sidewall/Single Endwall

Infold-Outfold Tray

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Four Corner Brightwood Tray

Four Corner Brightwood Tray

This style is shipped flat (unglued) to the customer, who assembles and glues it in an automated process.*

Category: Trays
Description: Component Parts and detailing for a Tray
Subcategory:Trays, Single Sidewall/Single Endwall

Four Corner Brightwood Tray

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Walker Lock Tray

Walker Lock Tray

This style is generally assembled and locked manually.*

Category: Trays
Description: Component Parts and detailing for a Tray
Subcategory:Trays, Single Sidewall/Double Endwall

Walker Lock Tray

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Double Sidewall-Double Endwall Simplex Tray

Double Sidewall-Double Endwall Simplex Tray

Generally assembled manually by the user, this style can also be assembled by machine. The sidewalls are preglued by the converter. Note that the inner side panel is not as wide as the outer side panel (see Figure 2). The most common version of the Simplex carton is indicated in Figure 1, while Figure 3 shows an alternative for shallower applications.*

Category: Trays
Description: Component Parts and detailing for a Tray
Subcategory:Trays, Double Sidewall/Double Endwalll

Double Sidewall-Double Endwall Simplex Tray

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Frame Vue Tray

Frame Vue Tray

This style is chiefly employed for enhancing premium product display. Usually assembled and filled manually, the sidewalls are generally folded and glued by the converter.*

Category: Trays

Frame Vue Tray

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Double Wall Brightwood

Double Wall Brightwood

For this style, the converter usually glues the sidewalls, and the carton is then machine-formed and glued by the user. The inner side and inner end panels, as shown in Fig. 2, are not as deep as the outer side and outer end panels

Category: Double Wall Brightwood
Description: Component Parts and detailing for a Tray
Subcategory:Trays, Double Sidewall/Double Endwalll

Double Wall Brightwood

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Four Corner Beers with Top Tuck Closure

Four Corner Beers with Top Tuck Closure

This carton is generally assembled, filled and sealed manually, and provides a great option for a wide range of lightweight contents.*

Category: Trays
Description: Component Parts and detailing for a Tray
Subcategory:Trays, Single Sidewall/Single Endwall

Four Corner Beers with Top Tuck Closure

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Stripper Lock Tray

Stripper Lock Tray

Assembled and locked by machine, this style offers a variety of lock options. The male lock (see Figure 2) is "stripped" through the female locking slot. The lock's tip extends beyond the edge of the locking slot.*

Category: Trays
Description: Component Parts and detailing for a Tray
Subcategory:Trays, Single Sidewall/Single Endwall

Stripper Lock Tray

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Stripper Lock Tray With Hinged Cover

Stripper Lock Tray With Hinged Cover

Assembled and sealed by machine, this style features a cover tuck and charlottes that are attached to the tray front and side panels with either heat or adhesive.*

Category: Trays
Description: Component Parts and detailing for a Tray
Subcategory:Trays, Single Sidewall/Single Endwall

Stripper Lock Tray With Hinged Cover

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Six Corner Brightwood Tray

Six Corner Brightwood Tray

This style is shipped flat (unglued) to the customer, who assembles and glues it in an automated process.*

Category: Trays
Description: Component Parts and detailing for a Tray
Subcategory:Trays, Single Sidewall/Single Endwall

Six Corner Brightwood Tray

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Pinch Lock Tray

Pinch Lock Tray

This style of tray is assembled and locked manually.

Category: Trays
Description: Component Parts and detailing for a Tray
Subcategory:Trays, Single Sidewall/Double Endwall

Pinch Lock Tray

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Arthur Lock Tray

Arthur Lock Tray

This style is assembled manually and is generally used as a component of a wholesale package, hardly ever for retail.*

Category: Trays
Description: Component Parts and detailing for a Tray
Subcategory:Trays, Single Sidewall/Double Endwall

Arthur Lock Tray

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Foot Lock Double Wall Tray

Foot Lock Double Wall Tray

While this style entails a larger blank than the Double Sidewall/Double Endwall Simplex style, it does not necessitate a finishing pass over a straight-line gluer. The Foot Lock Double Wall Tray is generally assembled manually.

Category: Trays
Description: Component Parts and detailing for a Tray
Subcategory:Trays, Double Sidewall/Double Endwall

Foot Lock Double Wall Tray

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