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PKG 101 Exam 2 Study Guide Corrugated Board Board construction forms, layers, walls Manufacturing process Flute sizes applications, stack strength, flat crush strength, cushioning, printability Corrugated blank styles and their differentiating features Cartons vs. corrugated how they are used for similar and different applications Carton styles MD vs. CD for cartons and why it matters How recycled fiber affects board performance Plastics Thermoset vs. thermoplastic Plastics vs. polymers How monomers form polymers polymerization reactions Advantages of using plastics for packaging Types of plastic packages for industrial, food, healthcare, and personal care sectors Linear vs. branched molecules and how they affect density 6 major packaging plastics - applications for each and characteristics for why they are good for that function (based on primary class examples) Plastic pkg manufacturing processes material/container forms, plastics used for each, and distinguishing characteristics of the pkg that identify the processes used. Examples: film blowing vs. film casting, coextrusion vs. lamination, injection blow molding vs. extrusion blow molding. Biaxial vs. uniaxial orientation how is it done and why does it matter? Laminated layers function of each layer, pkg forms and their advantages, filling process Advantages of injection blow molding compared to extrusion blow molding Advantages of in-mold labels and the type of containers they are used on ... View Full Document

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