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Wet Press Molded Pulp Inserts

Ideal for packaging lightweight products, we press molded pulp inserts ensure your products are soundly held in place during distribution and shipping. Popular for being lightweight and recyclable, wet press molded pulp inserts are custom formed to your products to ensure all items are packaged securely inside of almost any packaging type.

  • 100% recyclable
  • Molded to the shape of your products
  • Ideal for packaging lightweight products
Price on Request

Overview

Custom wet press molded pulp inserts are ideal for packaging lightweight products like cosmetics and food products. Popular for ensuring products are held in place to withstand movement, wet press molded pulp inserts are incredibly lightweight and are custom formed to your products to ensure a tight fit within almost any packaging type. The surface features a glossy surface finish adding a higher perceived value to the unboxing experience for your customers.

Manufacturing Process

Manufacturing Process

Blend

Raw material is blended and then mixed with water. Any non-fiber material is removed at this stage to create the pulp.

Manufacturing Process

Mold

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.

Manufacturing Process

Press

The pulp is pressed and dried by two heated halves of the mold. Dry press thermoforming the product in under 10 seconds.

Manufacturing Process

Dry

All complete dry press molded pulp inserts are inspected for quality control and then stacked on pallets ready for shipping.

Material Composition

Accessories Add On

Sugarcane Bagasse

A fibrous pulp material that remains after crushing sugarcane and extracting all liquids.

Accessories Add On

Recycled Cardboard

Recycled cardboard is collected and blended with water to create a reusable fibrous pulp.

Accessories Add On

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
Cost $ $$
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

Thickness

molded-plup-thinkness

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
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Choose & Customize

Browse and select from our extensive library of custom boxes and packaging and customize the size, material, print, finish, additional options, and quantity. To quote, simply ‘Add to Quote’ and follow the request a quotation checkout process. Our product specialists will review your quotation and contact you within 1 - 2 business days.

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Discovery & Strategy

To further understand your project, product specialists will contact you to go through your initial quotation request. Our specialists will provide expert advice based on your project needs to ensure all requirements are met during this stage. Once all requirements are finalized, a quotation will be sent to you within 1 - 2 business days.

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Structural & Artwork

Once the quotation is confirmed, a dieline will be custom engineered to your specifications and sent to you for artwork to be placed. Be sure to follow our recommended artwork guidelines to mitigate any issues before moving forward. Before any orders are sent to production, our experts will professionally proof your file to only ensure correct sizing, artwork placement, color and additional options.

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Prototyping

For all orders, we recommend to go through a prototyping & sampling process to ensure that all specifications are met before moving forward to the mass production order. At this stage, any changes can be made based on your initial prototype/sample to ensure your mass production order is to your expectations.

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Production & Logistics

Once ready, your mass production order will begin. Our product specialists will keep you connected with updates throughout the production stage until your order is completed. Our logistic experts will assist you with your logistics plan for a hassle-free experience when your order is ready to ship. Just wait for your boxes to arrive on your doorstep!