Pune University BE Printing Package Design and Technology Question Papers

Pune University Exam Paper


(2008 Pattern) (Sem. – II)

[Max. Marks :100

Instructions to the candidates:

1)            Answers to the two sections should be written in separate books.

2)            Neat diagrams must be drawn wherever necessary.

3)             Pigures to the right indicate full marks.


QI) Explain any two:

a)             Explain the need of rigid packaging against flexible packaging with example.

b)             Write down various types of materials used for rigid packaging, explain each with their advantage and disadvantage.

c)             Explain marketing function of secondary packaging, also explain basic element of graphic layout for this function.

Q2) Solve any two : [16]

a)             List and explain various types of paper and paper board used for packaging.

b)             List down various physical properties of paperboard required for manufacturing of box, explain any one of them.

c)             What are the different raw materials and chemicals used for paperboard manufacturing? Explain their effect on surface properties of paperboard.

Q3) Answer any two :                                                                                                   [16]

a)             Explain the importance of flute profile in corrugated board.

b)             Explain various manufacturing defects of corrugated board.

c)             Explain different variables that need to control during manufacturing of corrugated board.


Q4) Answer any two :                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             [18]

a)             Explain various drawing symbols, their code and description used in graphic layout which is required for die making operation.

b)             Explain Flatbed and rotary punching machine.

c)             Explain the one advantage and one disadvantage of following structural layouts of packaging style.

i)                 Universal type Carton Style.

ii)                Straight Tuck Carton Style.

iii)               Infold/Outfold fold Tray Style.

iv)               Autolock Bottom Carton Style.

Q5) Answer any two :                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             [16]

a)             Calculate the following for universal carton. Total weight of paper required, cost per carton from following data.

i)                 LxBxH: 18″ x 10″ x 12″.

ii)                Paper 200 GSM, 20B.F., E Flute.

iii)               3Ply.

iv)               8000Qty.

v)                Paper cost: Rs. 20 per kg. And conversion cost Rs. 9 per kg. (Assumed suitable data if required).

b)             Consider a corrugated box which takes 185 kg load in the laboratory. This boxes stacks for 3 months under relative humidity 60%. Consider a brick style for stacking. Calculate final BCT value of the same box by considering duration for stack, stacking style and humidity. (Assumed suitable data).

c)             Short notes on (any two)

i)                 GSM of corrugated board.

ii)                Stack strength.

iii)               Stacking style.

iv)               Take up factor.


Q6) Explain following tests of packaging required for transportation (any four): [16]

a)                                BCT.

b)             Vibration Test.

c)                                ECT.

d)            Drop Test.

e)                                FCT.

f)                                 RCT.

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