Boxes with Foam Inserts

Speaking of foam inserts packaging, it is a type of packaging insert that prevents packaged products from being damaged in transit, furthermore, the foam packaging inserts divide the inside space of the packaging box into different compartments to better display the product.

Three Materials of the Foam Inserts For Boxes

Foam inserts used in gift boxes are available in a variety of materials. There are affordable expanded polyethylene (EPE) foam inserts, high-density ethylene-vinyl acetate (EVA) foam inserts, and Polyurethane (PU) foam Insert. 

These foam inserts with different features and functions can meet the diversity of your packaging insert requirements.

Expanded Polyethylene (EPE) Foam Insert

EPE is an eco-friendly packaging foam, a high-foaming polyethylene product with low-density polyethylene (LDPE) as the main raw material. The most obvious feature of EPE is that there are countless tiny bubbles on its surface.

  • Strong resistance
  • Lightweight and recyclable

We use EPE in the gift boxes of electronic appliances, tools, optical products, glass products, and auto parts products

Ethylene-vinyl Acetate (EVA) Foam Insert

EVA foam is a packaging foam made of ethylene and vinyl acetate. The surface of the EVA foam is fine and smooth and is able to be custom in various shapes and thicknesses. It is suitable for the box inserts of cosmetics, handicrafts, and ceramic handicrafts.

EVA surface can be glued by a layer of flocking or color printing paper to decorate the packaging inserts

  • High-density foam
  • High toughness
  • Strong impact resistance

Polyurethane (PU) Foam Insert

Polyurethane foam is the most common foam insert for boxes, it is characterized by fine foaming, shock resistance, and compression resistance. We use polyurethane foam in jewelry packaging boxes.

Two Types of the Foam for Box Inserts

The color of the foam is often white and black, so in order to make the foam packaging insert more attractive, the foam insert with flocking or colored cardboard is used a lot in gift box packaging.

  • Foam insert with flocking
  • Foam insert with cardboard

Example of the Gift Box with Foam Inserts

Foam Inserts for Jewelry Boxes

Jewelry boxes are often used with a foam insert with flocking that not only protects the delicate jewelry product but also adds elegance and luxury to the jewelry.

Foam Inserts for Cosmetic Boxes

We usually use EVA foam packaging insert in cosmetic gift boxes.

Foam inserts for Candle Boxes

we often consider using EPE and EVA foam material, these foam inserts provide better protection for candles.

candle boxes for shipping

Frequently Asked Questions about Foam Inserts 

What kind of foam inserts are best for gift boxes?

Given foams of different materials have specific properties, the products of gift boxes are also varied, so it is the key to finding the most appropriate foam insert for gift boxes.

We fully understand the characteristics of different foam to help you find the best choice for foam inserts linning.

How much do custom foam inserts cost?

The price of a custom foam insert lining varies with the material, density, and height of the foam. Commonly customized foam insert linings for jewelry gift boxes, candle packaging, and cosmetic packaging range from $0.2 to $0.9.

What is the minimum order quantity (MOQ) for box inserts?

The quantity of custom foam for box inserts  is 1000 pcs

How to custom foam insert?

The custom foam lining process is simple, it only takes 3 steps to create various shapes of foam insert linings

  • Step 1: Choose the material of the foam
  • Step 2: Confirm the size and price 
  • Step 3: Mold cut and proofing

Explore More Packaging Inserts Solutions

Here are more packaging inserts solution for gift boxes

Cosmetic Box with Flocking Blister Insert
Chocolate Box with Plastic Tray Insert
Cosmetic Box with Cardboard Insert

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