Field beds made of corrugated cardboard

Corrugated cardboard cots are a sustainable and inexpensive alternative for aid organisations and authorities: during humanitarian operations, for example triggered by climate catastrophes or epidemics, people in an emergency are supplied with food and other vital resources such as medicine. In addition to this primary care, many cots are quickly needed for emergency shelters. Our reliable corrugAid cots made of corrugated cardboard offer many advantages - for people in need, aid organisations and our environment alike.

A corrugated cardboard camp bed? Yes, that works.

The sustainable corrugAid camp beds from corrugAid are made of corrugated cardboard, a sustainable pad and a shipping box, which can also be used as a side table / bedside cabinet. The bed frame made of corrugated cardboard is tested according to the standard DIN EN 1725 and therefore the stability is comparable to other beds.

The bed surface can be realized depending on the application requirements both with our supplied sustainable pad or an already existing mattress. Due to the free combination possibilities, it is also possible to order only camp beds or only pads for changing. The camp beds can be set up quickly and easily without tools.

In addition, our environmentally friendly camp beds made of corrugated cardboard are quick to produce, cost-efficient to store and transport, and easy to assemble. See for yourself:

Advantages of field beds made of corrugated cardboard

Humanitarian aid often requires many beds in an extremely short time. After all, people in need of help have to be cared for quickly. Previous storage is recommended and uncomplicated transport to the area of operation is essential. Our corrugated cardboard field beds can be stored folded. This saves you costs for expensive storage space compared to metal field beds or plastic beds. In addition, our folded corrugated cardboard field bed can be transported space-savingly and efficiently, which reduces logistics costs.

Should you nevertheless not have any cots in stock, corrugAid can initiate the production of the corrugated cardboard field beds in the THIMM Group within a short time. Therefore, it is also possible due to the rapid availability that the storage quantity is reduced and still in case of need sufficient camp beds are available in a short time.

At the place of use, the camp beds are easy to carry due to their low weight of only 12 kg. In addition, the camp beds can be assembled easily and within a few minutes without additional tools - comparable to a folding bed.

Corrugated cardboard field beds are sustainable and easy to recycle

corrugAid field beds made of corrugated cardboard are more environmentally friendly than conventional field beds made of metal or plastic. In addition, field beds made of corrugated cardboard are easily recyclable after use. The natural product corrugated cardboard consists of raw paper and starch glue. The product properties include the light weight of corrugated cardboard and its foldability. The field beds have been designed to be more resilient than, for example, a plug-in bed made of wood.

In emergency and transitional accommodation, field beds made of corrugated cardboard would reduce the consumption of disinfectants. This is mainly due to the exchangeable fabric covering made of jute or cotton. After a rescue operation, field beds are often left behind, scrapped or burned in order to reduce the risk of infection, for example after epidemics. Huge quantities of metal or textile materials are often difficult to dispose of. The sustainable corrugAid field beds made of corrugated cardboard can be burned almost residue-free and no longer pose a risk of infection.

Applications of corrugAid field beds in humanitarian aid

In order to provide fast, effective and sustainable assistance to people in need, aid organisations and authorities often set up emergency shelters. Cots are used for this purpose in different

  • Cots for emergency relief: in disaster areas (e.g. triggered by tsunami, earthquake, flood, fire, flooding, volcanic eruption), relief organisations alleviate the immediate needs of those affected. In transitional shelters, cots offer a quick and uncomplicated use for patient care and as sleeping places in equal measure.
  • Cots for emergency aid: in ongoing crisis regions, cots ensure sustainable and hygienic emergency shelter. Cots can provide a place to sleep for people in need in refugee shelters. Field beds are also used in humanitarian crises such as civil wars or political conflicts, which often last a very long
  • Cots for disaster preparedness: Cots are also used in the training and preparation of humanitarian aid workers.

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