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Uses and Applications of Caps and Closures

September 29, 2015


Caps and Closures are an important segment of packaging industry. They are known for their aid in protecting and extending the Shelf-life of end products. They can be used in many ways to enhance the durability of various components and products. The major raw materials used in manufacturing of caps and closures are Plastic and metal.

 producer of caps and closures

A Cap or Closure is an essential element in the overall package functionality and aesthetics. Today Caps and Closures play a much vital role in Packaging than just mere looks. Closures take on many forms. Although the look of a closure varies from product to product, its purpose does not.

 

Today consumers expect that the caps and closures must not only be easy to use, provide proper protection but at the same time must look elegant. It draws a consumer in by adhering to brand image and appealing to a customer’s sense of style.

 

Caps and Closures can be used in a variety of application like in a Beverage Industry, Pharmaceutical Industry, Cosmetic industry, household, construction etc. as they are available in many designs and sizes and are capable of providing an air tight seal.

 

We takes immense pleasure in offering caps and closures produced by Montebello Packaging who have an experience in closure making from past 30 years. They manufacture a variety of closures for both aluminum and laminate tubes. Closures are available in low and high density polyethylene and polypropylene. They also use resin combinations to get higher quality and productivity.

 

Laminated Tubes in Packaging

Importance of Laminated Tubes in Packaging

August 28, 2015


Laminated Tubes are used across the globe for packaging in food, cosmetics, personal care, pharma and industrial applications as they offer a competitive edge in the market. Almost 65-70% of total production of laminated tubes are contributed by oral care industry, while equal amount are being used by cosmetic industry.

Laminated tubes offer excellent barrier properties and are a cost effective solution to increase products Shelf-life. The flexible, smooth and soft exteriors deliver excellent sealability. Laminate combines the unique benefit of Aluminum tube properties with feel and look of Plastic.

Laminated tubes are very attractive and maintain the attractiveness throughout the life of their content. The tubes are leak-proof, durable, light weight and unbreakable. The tubes have a suck back tendency and can take back the excess unwanted withdrawn quantity. They can also gain back the original shape after squeezing.

Laminated tubes are also used for packaging of Creams and ointments and other Semi-solid dosages. They act as a good barrier against moisture, light ,air and ensures efficacy throughout the Shelf-life.

Laminated tubes are a combination of Polyethylene (White/Clear) – Co-polymer (White/Clear) – Alu – Co-Polymer – Polyethylene total 275 microns also rightly called as a 20micron tubes.

Laminated Tubes

Tubes being an absolute customized product any dia ranging from ½” to 2” can be manufactured as per your needs. A variety of neck options to choose from and also caps just to meet your requirement.

Protective Barriers:-

•Resistant barrier to attain maximum compatibility.
•High glossy outer layer.
•Fragrance protection with reduced absorption.

Caps and Closures Suppliers

Plastic Caps and Closures Wholesalers

May 27, 2015


The increasing demand from the downstream industries like food & beverage, personal & home care, pharmaceutical and industrial chemicals has translated into high demand for caps & closures. Sorbead India takes extreme pleasure to cater to the ever increasing demand of the industries with respect to caps & closure. Sorbead India is an authorized distributor for Montebello packaging in whole of Asia, offering US FDA approved supplier of caps and closures complying with 21 CFR, EU and US FDA.

Plastic Caps and Closures wholesalers

 

Caps & closures is an imperative segment of the packaging industry. It aids in protecting and extending the shelf-life of the end product. Light-weight and functional closures like child-resistant, tamper evident and dispensing caps which offer precise dosing, spurs the market growth.

The caps and closures are available in various forms depending on the product application e.g. Nasal, ophthalmic, Fez, Flip top, Stand Up, Mushroom, Reverse Taper with Puncture Tip (RTPT) etc.

In order to keep medicines secured, you need to opt for proper pharma tube packaging that can help in offering safety against all these factors.

Features:-

•Light Weight
•Economical
•Tamper proof
•Child resistant
•Elegant
•Colorful

One of the most significant things about these caps is that, it can be easily recycled. Therefore, wastage can be reduced significantly and at the same time the problems related to pharmaceutical and food packaging industries can be solved easily.

 

aluminium collapsible tubes

Semi-Solid Packaging for Pharma Tube

February 11, 2015


Sorbead India is a stock point of Montebello Packaging in whole Asia and we offer US FDA approved Aluminum and Laminated Tubes. Collapsible Aluminum tubes are very demanding for their application in Pharmaceutical Packaging.

It is a type III packaging material. Collapsible tubes are manufactured from 99.7% pure Alumina. Aluminum being worlds #1 recyclable material, they have a positive impact on the environment. The Aluminum tubes can be easily recycled once the customer is done by the usage.

Aluminium Tubes

To fulfill customers need for effective packaging, Aluminum tubes are available in Varied sizes, vibrant colors and number of Closures. Aluminum Tubes are often lacquered. This helps in 100% protection of the product. The Lacquer used is also USFDA approved and is safe enough to have a direct contact with the drug composition.

Pharmaceutical Packaging Tubes
Advantages of Aluminum Collapsible Tubes:-

→ Varied dia tubes – Starting from Minimum 12.7mm

→ No suck back tendency.

→ 100% Customized Product

→ Being USFDA approved safe for the product.

The Laminated Tubes available is a unique combination of polyethylene & aluminum foil. It is designed in such a manner that it gives feel like a plastic. Yes, these are also US FDA approved. They are commonly used for packing Ointments / Cosmetics, etc.  The tubes being a customized product any day, Length and cap style can be made as per Client’s requirement.

This tube acts as a strong barrier and protects the product against adverse environmental effects.

Laminated Tubes

Advantages of Laminated Tubes:-

→ Elegant in look and very flexible for printing.

→ Due to suck back tendency the excess drug withdrawn can be sucked back in the tube.

→ Very attractive and give feel like plastic.

→ Barrier properties similar like Metal.

→ Light Weight.

→ Varied Cap Styles.

Aluminium and Laminated Tubes

January 20, 2015


Aluminium and laminated tubes can be used for a large number of packaging solutions for lotions and creams.The important criteria are that aluminium as a metal is neutral in nature and does not react with the lotions packed within.

It has excellent protective properties and being versatile inherently, it can be shaped and formed to almost any kind of tube shape that is desired. It also, possesses the potential to resist the absorption of oxygen from its surface, thereby avoiding any kind of contamination possible to the packed contents over long periods of time.

The multiple uses of aluminium and laminated tubes

Aluminium Tubes: These can come in a variety of different kinds of tubes that can produce a pearlescent effect with an open or a sealed or closed hole depending on the contents packed inside. They can come with specially designed seals and nozzles and with enamelled shoulders and a glossy surface finish that reflects light away from it. Besides, these tubes can also come in capsule shaped forms.

Laminated Tubes: These tubes are more useful for the protection of sensitive products that can include food items, ophthalmic solutions, dental and metric threads, including velvet. They can be fitted with special nozzles and also be presented in capsule forms.

One of the most distinctive characteristics of these tubes is that apart from the protective or barrier qualities of aluminium, they give a soft plastic like feel. Lamination offers immense possibilities for state of the art printing. This not only makes the tubes eye catching, but, they also contribute to their marketability. It is important to note that these tubes can be decorated by hot printing on glazed lacquers.

Aluminum Tube
Aluminium Lotion Tubes offer high safety and preservation qualities. After all, many of the lotions are used for ophthalmic purposes, mouth ulcer gels and several other similar applications that are needed to be induced in the human body.

Laminated tubes for lotionThe other important benefit that these Aluminium and Laminated Tubes offer is that they can come in a variety of tube diameters and length, depending on the amount of lotion that is required to be packed in them. Also, they are produced from multi layer foils with an aluminium or plastic (EVOH) barrier and are light and hygienic and offer a safe mode of packaging, including the protection against any leakages and wastage.

Pharmaceutical Packaging Tubes

Collapsible Aluminum Tube – An Invincible Need of the World’s Major Industries

November 12, 2014


The demand and application for aluminum tubes nowadays is increasing swiftly and the world’s major markets including the pharma tube packaging industry are giving preference to these aluminum tubes due to the widespread benefits they render. A simple collapsible aluminum tube offers a mixed bag that includes a long nozzle, shut spout and internal tubes with a latex lining. These tubes possess exceptional barrier properties against light and air, making them perfect for the pharmaceutical packaging industry.

Applications of collapsible aluminum tube

•    Pharmaceutical industry (packaging of gels, creams and ointments)
•    Adhesive industry
•    Food stuff packaging
•    Home based items (mosquito repellents, shoe polish and cosmetics)
•    Toiletry (shaving cream and toothpaste)

Why are collapsible tubes made of aluminum so popular?

A collapsible aluminum tube offers various benefits to the user which is why they are purchased in bulk by various kinds of manufacturing units. Have a look at some of the major advantages of these tubes, which make them an invincible need of the world’s major industries.

•    They offer complete a damage proof solution (cannot be reused or refilled).
•    The contents inside them remain safe even if there are any pollution threats.
•    The collapsible tubes made of aluminum are hygienic, non-absorbent and non-toxic which is why they can be easily used by small kids.
•    They are lightweight, portable and easy to use.
•    They are manufactured at a decent cost, making them highly profitable as well.
•    These tubes are waxed, lacquered and latexed for bringing in some added barrier properties.

Important Facts Regarding Collapsible Aluminium Tubes

There are various essential facts regarding aluminium collapsible tubes which should be known to a user. Some of these facts are:

Pharmaceutical Packaging Tubes
•    A Collapsible Aluminum Tube is manufactured using around 99.7% aluminum slug.
•    They do not cause any synthetic response or reaction with the substance that is present inside.
•    These are non-retentive tubes and they shouldn’t be kept within the reach of a toddler.
•    They are internally latexed and externally coated with white polyester coating.
•    They undergo defect free production due to camera testing techniques that monitor the entire process closely.
•    These tubes are manufactured in different sizes and designs which is why a user can easily distinguish their set of products from others.

Pharma Tube Packaging
With the lives of more and more people becoming dependent on the pharmaceutical and the health care industry, collapsible aluminum Pharma Tube Packaging is playing a crucial role to deliver their promise of maintaining highest standards. The value of packaging and quality checks is immense in almost all the industries which are why these tubes are used for enhancing the quality of packaging.