What is a hard box

Publish Time: 2023-12-15
Hard boxes are a type of packaging box. Different from ordinary paper boxes, the thickness of hard box materials is generally relatively high, up to 2-3mm, and has better mechanical strength and flatness. It protects products, improves quality, and There are great advantages in terms of increasing sales appeal and so on.
Rigid boxes are generally used for packaging higher-end products, such as cakes, cosmetics, wine, toys, business cards, jewelry, etc. Generally, the production of hard boxes requires the following steps:
Design: The design of the hard box involves the shape, size, structure and printing style of the box. Factors such as product attributes and brand image need to be considered. After the customer's confirmation, it enters the plate making process.
Plate making: Plate making is a key link in the printing process. It can convert designed graphics into layouts for printing. Plate making can use conventional film plates or digital direct computer plate making methods.
Printing: Printing is one of the key steps in the production process of hard boxes. Common printing methods such as offset printing, silk screen printing or thermal transfer printing are used to print patterns, text and logos for hard boxes.
Die-cutting or embossing: The hard box needs to be die-cut and embossed to make it meet the requirements of product packaging, while giving the hard box a better appearance and feel. Die-cutting is usually performed using steel knife dies, while embossing uses curved dies or lamination dies.
Pressing and assembly: The hard box is composed of multiple parts. These parts need to be pressed and assembled. In modern production, automated assembly lines are used for processing, with high production efficiency and stable quality.
Rigid boxes are increasingly used in packaging design, greatly meeting people's needs for popularity, high quality, and environmental protection. Compared with other packaging products, hard boxes have great advantages in appearance and effect. The appearance of hard boxes is smooth, flat, and has good rigidity, which improves consumers' sense of quality and visual perception. In addition, the hard box also has the functions of water, air, moisture and freshness preservation, which can protect the freshness and quality of the product.
Rigid boxes play an important role in the packaging of daily necessities and are increasingly used because of their sturdy properties, high-quality appearance, environmental protection and freshness preservation functions. As society's requirements for environmental protection, low carbon, and recyclability increase, hard boxes will become more and more popular and will gradually replace traditional paper packaging boxes in the packaging market and become a fashionable new packaging option.

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