LOAD SHARE: A STUDY OF STURDY (ACME)

One of the most important factors in box design is also one of the least understood: Load sharing.

Load sharing is the extent to which a box’s contents contribute to crush resistance, or its ability to stand up to weight placed on top of it. Because box stacking is common practice, designers need to understand a box’s contents (which determine load share) and the box’s end use (which determines the need for load share) before they can start designing it.

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