Determining the correct grade of board to use is determined not only by your items weight but by its size as well. Shown below are a few standard grades of board and their general capabilities. Besides these shown we also have board offerings in between these, stronger boards and even other specialty / government grades.
REGULAR STRENGTH: 32ECT Single wall. We carry this strength board in E, B and C flutes. It’s recommended to hold up to 65 lbs and 75 inches of total measurement.
HEAVY STRENGTH: 275 lb Single wall. We carry this board in W5C (B flute government board) and C flutes. It’s recommended to hold up to 95 lbs and 95 inches of total measurement.
EXTRA HEAVY STRENGTH: 350 lb Double-wall. We carry this board in DW and even W6C (350 lb B flute government board) flutes. It’s recommended to hold up to 120 lbs and 105 inches of total measurement.
INDUSTRIAL STRENGTH: If your product requires even greater strength than these popular options, we can work with you to provide other options, including but not limited to, 500DW and 1300TRP boards.
*Total measurement can be found by adding the 3 dimensions of your container together. (Length + Width + Height = Total measurement)