Set-up or Rigid Box
A chipboard paper box of rigid construction.
It has a base and lid and is usually wrapped with printed paper or bookcloth material.
Base: The bottom part of a set-up box
Blind Debossing: Decoration process where the image is stamped without ink or metallic fill. The image is pressed down below the surface of the plane.
Blind Embossing: Decoration process where the image is stamped without ink or metallic fill. The image is raised above the surface of the plane.
Box: A complete set that includes both a base and a lid
Caliper: The thickness of the paper that is shown in mils (thousandths of an inch)
Clasp: A metallic closure used to securely close a lid or lid flap to a base
Embossed Finish: The texture of the paper or material being used to cover the board.
Flap lid: A lid attached to a box that has no sides or ends
Hinge: The joint where the lid is attached to the base of a one piece box allowing movement.
Hot Stamp or Foil Stamp: Decoration method in which metal or pigmented foils are applied to a sheet with a heated metal die or plate
Label: A plain or printed die-cut paper or board affixed to a box. These are used to enhance or identify the contents
Lid: The top portion of a set-up box
Poly Bag: Clear plastic bag used to pack/protect the finished product
Silkscreen: Decoration process where the image is applied with ink directly to the wrap material.
Slide Box: A box in which the lid is in the form of a shell into which the base is inserted at the side or end
Slipcase: A case into which a product such as a book, binder or other case is inserted
Stay: Material used for securing and reinforcing the corners of a base, lid tray
Telescoping Box: A box in which the lid fits totally over the base, when opening gives the appearance of a telescope.
Turn In: The part of the wrap which shows on the inside of the lid
Wrap: Material that is glued to the base or lid of a box. Wrap can be plain paper, printed paper, book cloth or any other materials that are glueable.