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Pharma Packaging Tubes

Aluminum Tubes for Gel Packaging

April 22, 2015


Packaging of the finished products in an industrial sector plays a very crucial role. If the packaging process is not ensured properly, the manufactures will have a very tough time.

Sorbead India is a very renowned name in offering the Aluminum tubes for Pharmaceutical packaging. Sorbead India is an authorized distributor for Montebello Packaging in whole of Asia. Montebello Packaging is over 50 year old company in Canada and the tubes are US FDA approved and holds a DMF number.

The Aluminum tubes are vastly used in pharmaceutical industry for packaging of GELS, ointments, creams and other semi-solids. The tubes are reliable and protective. They offer absolute protection from light, air and water. The tubes can hold volumes of 2ml Upto 250ml.

The tubes are cylindrical and are of custom made design. They are non-toxic and safe. It has superb sealing property and is also unbreakable and light weight. The remarkable feature about these tubes is that it is recyclable making it the best environment friendly packaging material available.

Aluminum Tubes for Gel PackagingThe Pharmaceutical tubes are made from 99.7 % pure Aluminum Slugs. The tubes allow controlled amount to be dispensed without Suck back tendency so the risk of contamination is minimal.

Pharmaceutical Products Used With These Tube Applications are:

• Gels for Eyes and Skin
• Lotions
• Cosmetic Products

Products Used for Toiletries are:

• Shaving Cream
• Cold Cream
• Hair Dyes / Hair Color

The Aluminum Collapsible tubes are also used in many other products like paint inks, color paints etc. The main advantage of using Aluminum tubes for packaging purpose is that the product will be protected in every aspect.

One of the most interesting key factor about these tubes is that it is a 100% Customized product and any dia and length can be manufactured as per your requirement varying from min. 12.7mm dia Upto 2” dia and height from min 51mm to 230mm along with varied Cap options.

 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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:

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•    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.

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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.