Question: How Are RSC Boxes Measured?

How do you find the inside dimensions of a box?

Listed dimensions are always inside dimensions.

  • The first dimension to measure is length. Length is always the longest side of the box that has a flap.
  • The next dimension is width. The width side also has a flap, but is always the side shorter than the length.
  • Measure the height of the package.

How boxes are measured?

How Boxes are Measured. Box dimensions are displayed as: Length x Width x Depth. Dimensions are always the inside dimensions. Length – As you view the base of a box, the length is the longest side.

What is an RSC box?

The Regular Slotted Container (RSC) is the most common box style used for shipping and storage. The two outer flaps of an RSC box meet at the center of the box when folded and are usually closed using tape, or staples. The RSCVF box is usually closed with staples through the overlapping flaps.

Are box dimensions inside or outside?

Box dimensions always refer to measurements INSIDE of the box (as opposed to the outside / exterior of the box). You will list the dimensions in inches according to Length x Width x Height. The length is typically the larger dimension of the open face/flap opening, and the width is typically the smaller.

How do you measure something?

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How are dimensions written?

Dimensions are expressed as width by length by height or depth in three-dimensional space.

What is LxWxH?

Standard corrugated boxes are measured as: Length x Width x Height. (LxWxH) where the height is the vertical dimension of the box when the opening is facing upwards.

How many types of corrugated boxes are there?

There are Four Basic Kinds of Combined Board:

Single Face – a corrugated medium and a single sheet of linerboard are glued together. Single Wall (Double Face) – a corrugated medium and two sheets of liner board (one on each side) are glued together.

How do you read a bag size?



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What are the 3 types of packaging?

Types of Packaging. There are three major types of paper packaging: corrugated boxes, boxboard or paperboard cartons, and paper bags and sacks. Corrugated Boxes: Corrugated boxes are commonly used to carry heavier products such as appliances, electronic goods, wine, fruit and vegetables.

What are the flaps on a box called?

Also called shipping boxes, RSCs are the most commonly used boxes. They are usually kraft brown in color, have four flaps on the top and bottom and the side walls are sealed at one corner known as the “Manufacturer’s Joint.”

What are die cut boxes?

Die cut boxes are highly customizable corrugated cardboard boxes designed to fit any shape, size, or need. They are known as die cut boxes because they are cut from plain sheets of corrugated material on a machine known as a die press (or die cutter).