Processed Molded Pulp
Processed molded pulp features secondary special finishes such as hot pressing, coating and dying. The additional process allows for higher quality molded pulp results for box inserts that require a more impactful unboxing experience.
- Available with all molded pulp inserts
- Large range of additional processes available
- Creates higher quality results
Processed molded pulp refers to any molded pulp box inserts that has gone through any additional processes such as dying, coating or hot pressing. This gives you the opportunity to customize your box inserts with molded pulp and creates more high quality results when used for product packaging. Available for all types of molded pulp inserts, processed molded pulp offers brands the opportunity to enhance the unboxing experience through detailed customization.
Raw material is blended and then mixed with water. Any non-fiber material is removed at this stage to create the pulp.
The machine pulls pulp onto the molds of your products. The water is then removed by applying a vacuum to set the pulp in place on the mold.
The pulp is pressed and dried by two heated halves of the mold. Dry press thermoforming the product in under 10 seconds.
All complete dry press molded pulp inserts are inspected for quality control and then stacked on pallets ready for shipping.
01. Sugarcane Bagasse
A fibrous pulp material that remains after crushing sugarcane and extracting all liquids.
02. Recycled Cardboard
Recycled cardboard is collected and blended with water to create a reusable fibrous pulp.
03. Recycled Paper
Recycled paper is collected and blended with water to create a reusable fibrous pulp.
|Drypress/Wetpress Comparison||Dry Press Molded Pulp||Wet Press Molded Plup|
|Thickness||1.5mm to 6.0mm||0.7mm to 1.2mm|
|Dimension Range||Within L “120cm” W “80cm” H “15cm”||Within L “70cm” W “60cm” H “12cm”|
|Surface Finish||Smooth top side, rough bottom side||Very smooth top side, mesh like bottom side|
|Commonly Used For||Food & drink trays, electronic products, heavy products||Lightweight products, luxury products|
|Insert Material Comparison||Molded Pulp||Corrugated||Foam|
|Material Composition||Made from 100% recycled paper||Mixture of virgin and recycled paper||Resin base|
|Sustainability||Recyclable, biodegradable, compostable||Recyclable||Non-biodegradable or recyclable|
|Protection||Excellent vibration & cushioning resistance||Moderate vibration & cushioning resistance||Excellent vibration & cushioning resistance|
|Storage Capability||Stackable||Stackable flat||Not stackable|
|Climate Tolerance||Temperature & humidity resistant||Humidity affects performance||Temperature & humidity resistant|
|Static||Static neutral||Static neutral||Only with anti-static foam|
|Color Availability||White / brown / black||White / brown||White / black|