Overview of Paperboard Substrates and Common Use Cases for Each
July | 2024

Have you ever found yourself at the end of the quarter getting ready to ship a critical order that must arrive in perfect, undamaged condition? We feel your pain, AND we have a solution! 

We’ve discovered that the key difference between a damaged and undamaged product lies in the right packaging and the right substrate. Fortunately, Badger Paperboard offers several affordable and sustainable options, and we can customize them to your specifications. 

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Available Paperboard Substrates and Common Use Cases for Each

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Plain Chipboard 

  • Made from 100% recycled material
  • Economical and environmentally friendly
  • Use cases: perfect for divider or separator sheets

Polycoated

  • Made from 100% recycled material
  • Resistant to water, grease, and oil
  • Use cases: perfect for shipping food or industrial products

Virgin Kraft 

  • Strong and tear-resistant
  • Use cases: perfect for padding and protecting shipments

Bending Chipboard

  • Made from 100% recycled material
  • Bends cleanly and holds its shape
  • Use cases: perfect for cartons or partitions

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Solid Bleached Sulfate

  • Coating available in one-side, two-side, or uncoated
  • Smooth, premium finish
  • Use cases: perfect for food or cosmetics

Anti-Slip

  • Features non-slip coating
  • Recyclable and reusable
  • Use cases: perfect for any load that needs stabilization

Clay-Coated

  • Made from 100% recycled material
  • Tough and water-resistant
  • Use cases: perfect for pads or sheets with clean edges

Specialty Paperboard Grades

  • Request a quote to learn more about your options
  • Use cases: perfect for customizations with pads or sheets

No matter what your use case is, having a supplier that can meet all your needs will make shipping easier and more convenient. This is why Badger Paperboard should be your go-to for all your packaging needs. We know what it takes to make everyone a Badger fan, and you’re next on our list! .

Ready to Request a Free Sample?

Fill out our sample request form, and we’ll find the best substrate for your needs. With sheets as big as 48” x 120” and calipers ranging from .010-.400pts, we can deliver the right size to protect your product. 

Request Your Free Sample Today!