Wax paper, although less commonplace in today’s plastic dominated market, has been an economical and effective packaging material for more than a century now. It initially came into use due to its ability to protect food products from humidity and oxidation thus ensuring longevity.
Wax paper is also used to protect and package lubricated mechanical parts.
DESIGN AND MANUFACTURING
There are three different ways wax is applied to paper to create wax paper packaging: