Key Characteristics of the aluminum squeezable tube
The pure collapsible aluminum tubes were initially used as packaging of pigment because it’s more convenient to carry and store. It become popular as the container and packaging of semi-liquid, cream and ointment products afterwards. The aluminum squeezable tube was found practical packaging though small-sized, and the sealing property is enhanced dramatically, which prevent the cream or ointment from being spoiled, and ensure shelf-time of the products, such as pharmacy ointment, hair colorant and hand cream etc..
The purpose of inner resin/coat/lacquer of the aluminum empty tube:
If you get a chance to cut apart the aluminum tube and look at its inner wall, you’ll find it’s been processed. Firstly, the interior wall is covered by the very thin resin. The resin is used to block the contact between the product and the aluminum to prevent chemical reaction. And strengthen the sealing performance at the end of the tube, and prevent the leakage of the cream or ointment and keep the air or moisture away at the same time.
Either the resin on the inner wall or the sealant at the bottom of the aluminum soft tubes are applied to fortify the sealability of the packaging and safely store the cosmetic or pharmacy products.
The Properties of the aluminum squeezable tube:
- No ingress of light and UV rays,
- They efficiently protect the contents by preventing bacteria, germs and other potentially hazardous substances from entering the tube.
In addition to the properties above, the aluminum collapsible tubes are 100% recyclable.
The aluminum soft tubes are perfectly adapted to products requiring the highest standards of hygiene and quality like pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and foods.
The use of aluminum squeeze tubes allows preservative-free processing of products in the food industry.
Aluminum squeeze tubes have been used for packaging purposes in various sectors. Thanks to new printing techniques, the aluminum soft tubes can be printed in 8 different colours with a wide array of finishes.