plastic tubes

Plastic tube: a sustainable and innovative packaging solution

Plastic tubes are ubiquitous packaging, allowing product visibility alongside enduring squeezability. However, most conventional plastic tubes pose immense waste problems without proper recycling. Fortunately, extrusion innovations now facilitate functionality combined with sustainability via thin-walled lightweight tubes, ocean-bound plastics incorporation, post-consumer recycled resins, and compostable bio-based alternatives. This post explores such advances helping to align customizability and eco-friendliness when designing modern plastic tubes. Introduction to Plastic Tubes Plastic tubes are a versatile packaging solution used across various industries to store and transport viscous products [...]

cosmetic packaging

Cosmetic Packaging: A Comprehensive Guide

Cosmetic packaging is a critical element in product design. It serves functional purposes while allowing brands to stand out on shelves. This guide overviews primary and secondary packaging, considerations when selecting packaging, budgeting, printing methods, and design tips. Primary and Secondary Packaging Primary Cosmetic Packaging Functions Primary cosmetic packaging houses the product. It contains information like ingredients, directions, and expiration dates. Primary packs protect the formula, provide barrier functions, and avoid degradation. Common forms include jars, tubes, bottles, and droppers. Secondary Cosmetic Packaging [...]

aluminum collapsible tube with open orifice

The Humble Yet Mighty Aluminum Collapsible Tube: An Unsung Hero of Packaging

From your morning toothpaste to the specialty cream you apply before bed, aluminum collapsible tube plays a silent role in your daily routine. Yet few genuinely appreciate this unsung hero of packaging. Behind its modest façade lies an incredible versatility, practicality, and reliability story. When you squeeze out that dollop of moisturizer or blob of paint, you’re witnessing a 19th-century innovation that still impresses in the 21st. Join us on an uplifting journey through the aluminum collapsible tube’s past, present, and future [...]

laminated ABL tubes

More Exploration About Laminated ABL Tubes

The laminated ABL tubes are the new hybrid tube manufactured through extrusion molding. Basically it consists of five layers: polyethylene – hot glue- aluminum – hot glue – polyethylene . It possesses excellent mechanical properties, corrosion resistance, aging resistance, temperature resistance, and hygiene properties. The self life of aluminum-layer plastic tube can reach up to 50 years. What we should pay attention to when using the laminated tubes: One of the purposes of laminated ABL tubes is to protect products during transportation and facilitate storage and [...]

collapsible empty tube packaging for hair color

Collapsible Tubes are Widely Used in Our Daily Life

Collapsible Empty Tube Packaging for Cosmetic Packaging When it comes to semi-liquid, ointment or cream products, collapsible tubes, say aluminum collapsible tube, or plastic collapsible tube, or laminated tube, are always supposed to be your top option. Comparatively, the collapsible empty tube packaging has the advantages of easy and sanitary application over other packages. Such as the can, jar or bottle. The Aluminum Collapsible Tube is made from pure aluminum slug or flake in purity not inferior to 99.7%. It is generally [...]

ABL aluminum barrier tube

What is your option between ABL tube and PBL tube?

ABL aluminum barrier tube VS PBL plastic barrier tube Nowadays,  tube packaging has been widely used in various industries. It’s been more popular in the area of packaging for food, pharmacy and cosmetic. The composite soft packaging tube basically includes PBL Plastic Barrier Layer Tube and ABL Aluminum Barrier Tube. Here are the structure charts of both tubes: ABL Aluminum Barrier tube is widely used for toothpaste and other paste products, such as lubricant, grease, gel and pharmacy ointment The Plastic Tube Package [...]

Aluminum Squeezable Tube

Do You Know How the Inner Wall of the Aluminum Squeezable Tube Works Efficiently?

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 [...]

aluminum soft tube for personal skin

Why Inner Lacquer Is Sprayed To the Interior Wall Of Aluminum Soft Tube?

Aluminum Soft Tube is everywhere: Speaking of the aluminum soft tube, people might feel a bit strange. But the aluminum collapsible tubes are obviously accessible in our daily life. For example, hand cream, pharmaceutical ointment, tooth paste and glue are commonly contained in aluminum soft tubes. Aluminum tubes are generally used as the packaging of ointment and paste products. The ointment products for end consumers is usually small-volume.  It is convenient to have the products in 3ml to 100ml contained in the [...]

Aluminum Empty Tubes

What the Triangle Pattern on The Aluminum Collapsible Tube Is Used for?

The aluminum empty tubes need to be marked with special pattern under certain situation The raw aluminum is well characterized by its ductility, airtightness and safety. And it’s commonly used in the manufacture of packaging of medicine, ointment, cream, glue and adhesive etc.. and is closely related to people’s daily life. People with normal eyesight can identify the feature, safety and usage of the product visually from the instruction and images on the packaging etc.. But people with visual disability will necessarily [...]

Aluminum Collapsible Tubes

Do You Know The Difference Between Tubes with Open Orifice and Seal Orifice?

Open orifice Vs. Sealed Orifice of the aluminum collapsible tubes: The orifice of the aluminum collapsible tubes are usually made open and sealed with membrane. It is well known that the aluminum empty tubes are used as the packaging of food, cosmetic cream, medicine ointment and chemical grease, such as mustard, chocolate, animal nutrition, hair color, hand cream, shaving gel, adhesive, glue, grease, shoe polish, paint etc. The aluminum collapsible tubes made out of pure aluminium has sound performance in airtightness. The [...]