The Regular Slotted Case (RSC)
Most of them are produced with an in-line flexographic printer / slotter folder gluer which in one operation:
- and glues the corrugated board into its final shape
The packaging is the paletised and ready to be shipped falt to the customer.
Different types of die-cutting technics
Die cut packaging is constantly evolving and becoming increasingly advanced, therefore contributing to the success of corrugated packaging.
The die-cut containers are manufactured on a die-cutter that cuts and creases the board. It is usually reserved for a more sophisticated pack style.
This process requires a « form » that can be mounted around a cylinder, in which case the machine is called a rotary die-cutter, the other variant is called a flatbed die-cutter. As indicated by its name its form is flat.
Exampel: Rotary die-cutting