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We talk about Class A surfaces often and by often that means constantly. What does Class A really mean? This term has a huge impact on how we design your returnable pack. It's a commonly used term in the automotive industry and in other industries as well. Countless products in the market place have Class A surfaces. We are going to utilize the automotive industry as an example for the purpose of this post. We'll walk you through what Class A surface means and how Amatech is essential in the big picture.
What is a laminate option and how is it applied?  Well, we have several to choose from with a tried and true application process called Rolled Edge Technology. This process ensures products for all the industries we serve, remain blemish free. In work in progress applications (WIP), laminate provides a dual purpose.  Protection for both the part and the operator's hands. Without a laminate, the plastic corrugated divider can be VERY sharp. When the operator is taking the part out of the packaging on the assembly line, the laminate protects them from potential injury. In the case of shipping a Class A part, a part that cannot be scratched or marred, it will provide premium protection during the rigors of transport from point A to point B. Not only does it provide protection, rolled edge laminate applications have many benefits. We will take some time to go over those in this post.  Our  innovative rolled-edge technology can be used with…
There are many types of laminates in the returnable packaging market. If you are packaging parts with Class-A surfaces, or parts can’t have any scratching or marring, you will need some kind of laminate on your dividers. Some of the most used laminates are Spuntex, Tyvek, and Evolon. Some of the new laminates that hit the market recently are Suede Microfiber, and Brushed Nylon. These new laminates give an even higher level of protection for the parts being shipped, however there is one big problem that arises – the top edge of the dividers. You can have the best laminate inside the dividers but the potential of scratching the parts during the load/unloading process is high. When plastic is cut to make the divider panels, it can leave a very sharp edge. Not only can this damage the parts but can also scratch the hand of the packaging associate – it can be a real “cuticle killer” when you reach…

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