The product is a kind of paper container. The base paper ( white cardboard ) was made of chemical wood pulp by mechanical processing and bonding to a cup-shaped appearance. It mainly consists of a cup body, a cup mouth and surface printing. In paper cup inspection, special attention should be paid that the cup mouth should not be printed within 15mm from the cup body and the cup bottom should not be printed within 10mm from the cup body. “The absence of printing at the mouth of the cup is a protection to consumers.”At present, there is no printing ink available for food contact. When drinking water, the lips touch the cup mouth, and the ink in the printed pattern may be ingested, especially the benzene – containing ink, which is more harmful to health. At the same time, when you set a cup, the bottom of the cup has a printed pattern and it is easy to rub the color onto the inner wall of another cup, so the bottom also requires no printing. Importers should arrange the Initial production inspection at early production of products.Starting from the source, grasp the problem of printing to ensure compliance with printing standards.
Complete technological process: raw paper coating – slitting – sample typesetting – printing – film cutting – sterilizing – forming – sterilizing and boxing – warehousing
Important links include:
1.Selection of raw materials: the base paper has high water resistance and high whiteness.In order to avoid paper jam and wrinkling in the manufacturing process and prevent the formed paper cup from deforming, it is required that the paper cup base paper should have high stiffness, good flatness and moderate density and thickness before it can be easily processed and formed. The base paper must have a good surface fineness to ensure that the printed matter is uniformly inked.
2.Printing process: It is required that factors such as ink composition, amount of residual solvent and drying conditions must be compatible with the performance of paper cups.The quality of printed paper cups is the result of the reasonable combination of printing machinery with printing technology, printing stock and printing ink. As long as one of them does not cooperate well, it will affect the printing quality of paper cups.
3.Processing and forming: according to the cup body and cup bottom die-cut in the early stage, it is bonded and processed,plus the knurling of the bottom and the curling of the cup mouth,the forming of a paper cup is completed.
On-site testing of inspectors in paper cup inspection
1.Appearance quality: The appearance of paper cups, printed coatings and peculiar smell are judged by vision and smell; The parts of paper cups without printing should be measured with a ruler.
2.Capacity: You can choose one of the following two methods in paper cup inspection.
A.Weight method: First weigh each empty cup and it called M1. Then add water into the empty cup until the top of the water surface in the cup is level with the plane of the cup mouth,the weight is called M2, so the capacity is M2-M1.
B.Capacity method: according to the size of the paper cup, take the measuring cylinder with corresponding capacity, add water into the cup until the top of the water surface in the cup is level with the plane of the cup mouth, then carefully pour water into the measuring cylinder, read and record.
3.Leakage performance ( normal temperature water or boiled water ): add water into the cup about 6mm from the plane of the cup mouth, then place the water-filled paper cup on a dry glass plate or flat plate or white paper.After standing for 2 hours,observe whether there is any leaking watermark on them.The standing time will be changed according to the requirements of different customers.
4.Cup lid assembly: Assemble the cup body with the cup lid that meets the requirements and check whether the cup lid matches the cup body.
5.Inspection of glue adhesion fastness: Pull the glue adhesion place for many times to check whether it is broken.
6.Abuse Test: Pull the cup mouth several times to check whether the cup mouth is easy to deform.
7.Color verification: according to the color number given by the customer, check the Pantone color card to complete the final step of paper cup inspection.
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