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PACKAGING OF CDs AND DVDs
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This is a keep case and is probably the most common of
all CD/DVD cases. Manufactured from polypropylene which is soft and less
likely to break than polystyrene. A slimmer case also exists called a
slim-pak. A card insert fits in a sleeve extending from the front to the
A Jewel Case is a typical example of packaging for a
compact disc. The case was introduced in 1982 and is composed of three
parts. All the parts are manufactured from a plastic called polystyrene
through the injection moulding process. The overall size of the case is
142mm X 125mm X 10mm.
SLIM JEWEL CASE: Slimline
jewel cases are slim versions of jewel cases. They are usually 142 mm ×
125 mm × 5 mm. They also do not have a
1. Research the internet for other types of CD cases.
2. Design an alternative case for holding/storing a CD case.
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