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Unformatted text preview: 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...
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This note was uploaded on 10/17/2011 for the course PKG 101 taught by Professor Haroldhughes during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.
- Spring '08