Storing and packaging of the manufactured products in the industrial sector plays a very crucial role. No matter what type of products is being manufactured, if the packaging process is not ensured, it will end up being a tough time for the manufacturers. It is essential in all industries especially in food and pharmaceutical industry where the products are directly used by the customers. The key challenge is to maintain the quality and features of the products intact inside the package. And in order to serve this purpose a special packaging tube is used.
These tubes are mainly made of aluminum and are presently used in numbers of different sectors. One of the key features of these tubes is the ability to uphold the product’s own characteristics. Aluminum tubes are available in different sizes and shapes and can be colored as per the requirements. These tubes are mostly used to store semi solid ingredients like gel, paste, cream, lotion etc. which makes these tubes a preferable choice for the cosmetic, skin care and hair care industry and also in pharmaceutical industry. These tubes are flexible to a large extent and can store ingredients for many days and even for years in some cases. It protects the inside ingredient from all kinds of outside weather effects like heat, cold, moisture etc.
Aluminum tubes that are also known as collapsible tube are used in many industries that include Pharmaceutical industry- storing and packaging of various creams, gels, paste that requires maintaining their characteristics for long period of time are done with these tubes. It ensures the safety of the inside products.
Toiletry and cosmetic industry- toothpaste, hair gel, shampoo, hair oil all are stored in aluminum tubes.
Food packaging industry- These tubes are used for the packaging of various foods which are mostly available in semi liquid form like cream, jelly etc.
And there are lots of other products that may not fall in these categories but stored or packaged in collapsible tubes.
There are a number of advantages of these tubes like these are damage proof and for one time use only. They cannot be used further or refilled. The inside contents are protected from all kinds of weather effects and pollutions. These tubes are non-toxic and hygienic. They don’t hamper the inside ingredient or cause any chemical reaction with the ingredients. The taste, color, odor and the quality of the contents remain completely intact. They are easy to handle and maintain which makes these a cost-effective option for packaging.
Another important part of these tubes is the caps and closures. Different types of caps are available akin to Fez, Grease, Mushroom, Nasal, Ophthalmic, Small flip top, Pedestal stand up etc.