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A butt joint tube refers to a connection where two tubes or pipes are joined end-to-end without any overlapping or additional connectors. It will disclose at the top of the base. When closed, this gives us a flush finish.

Thickness:  1 to 1.2mm.

Material: 100% recyclable white or brown Kraft, CCNB, black card or ivory card, layers of 350gsm papers winding into 1mmm or 1.2mm thickness. Printing paper is 120gsm Kraft paper, texture paper, or 157gsm art paper. Fabric wrapped in PU leather.

Standard inner diameters: from 12mm to 450mm

Printing: screen printing, offset printing, or UV printing

Finishes: Anti-Scratchy, Soft Touch, Window-Punched, Spot UV, Hot Stamp, Embossing/Debossing

MOQ: 1pcs for sample order, 100pcs for trial order

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Butt Joint Cardboard Tube: An Essential Component in Packaging

A butt joint cardboard tube is a specific type of cylindrical packaging product where the ends of the tube are joined together without overlapping, creating a seamless and smooth connection. This method of joining ensures that the tube maintains its structural integrity while providing a clean and aesthetically pleasing finish. In the realm of cardboard tube packaging, the precision and quality of the joints are critical, especially for products that demand high standards of appearance and durability. The butt joint technique is particularly favored in applications where the uniformity of the tube’s circumference is crucial, such as in high-quality packaging solutions.

Understanding Butt Joint Cardboard Tubes

A butt joint cardboard tube is a type of cylindrical packaging where the ends of the tube meet seamlessly without overlapping. This technique results in a smooth and uniform joint, which is crucial for maintaining the tube’s structural integrity and aesthetic appeal. In the world of cardboard tube packaging, the quality and precision of the joints are paramount, especially for products that require high standards of appearance and durability. The butt joint method ensures that the tube retains its shape and strength, making it ideal for a wide range of packaging applications.

The Necessity and Applications of Butt Joint Cardboard Tubes

The need for butt joint cardboard tubes stems from their versatile applications across various industries. These tubes are widely used in packaging sectors such as cosmetics, food, powder and other industrial goods. Their robust structure provides excellent protection for the contents, while the seamless joints eliminate weak points that could compromise the integrity of the packaging. Moreover, these tubes can be customized in terms of size, thickness, and surface finish, which is essential for branding and marketing. As businesses increasingly seek sustainable packaging solutions, cardboard tube packaging has emerged as a preferred choice, offering an eco-friendly alternative without compromising on quality or functionality.

UCPACK: Your Trusted Partner in Paper Tube Packaging

At UCPACK, we are committed to delivering top-notch paper tube packaging solutions. Our factory is verified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and ISO9001 certified, ensuring that our products meet stringent standards of sustainability and quality. With a workforce of 120 skilled employees and cutting-edge manufacturing facilities, we can produce a wide range of cardboard tubes tailored to our clients’ specific needs. Whether you need standard or custom designs, our team is dedicated to providing innovative packaging solutions that enhance your product’s presentation and protection. Partnering with UCPACK means you can trust in our commitment to sustainability, excellence, and customer satisfaction.

Sales Service Team

We are always ready to reply within 24 hours

Engineer Team

Usually, we can deliver a sample in 3 days

Assembling Team

With over 20 experience workers are ready to commit your orders

FSC and ISO Verified

We are proud to be the supplier of ISO and FSC verified

Thousands of Molds Available

After decades of development, we have thousands of molds from 12mm inner diameter to over 450mm inner diameter

Paper Play Rolls

Our engineers are experienced in working out how much material we need to spiral a tube.

Winding Belt

3 layers of 120gsm Kraft paper combined and twisted into a 1.2mm thickness cardboard tube


Printed paper and cardboard tubes mounted together


Dividing the lid and base

Rolling Edge

Rolling the edges of caps or bottom


Assembling the lid and base together


We arrange door-to-door shipping service

1. Get a Quote

Talk with our sales representative about specifications or engineers about solutions to get a cost-effective option.

2. Get Artwork Done

We offer template or graphic design assistance for free and a color management system to make artwork come out perfect.

3. Get Prototyping

  • Plain white or Kraft sample provided to test if it fits your product
  • Digital printing sample to check the layout and color
  • Offset printing pre-sample same as mass production to be signed off, we dealt document begins effective

4. Get into Mass Production

Our production department will follow up on the prototype to proceed with mass production. Usually, we can commit over 50,000 tubes within 15 working days. QC report will be provided before shipment.

5. Get the Cargo

Our logistic team will arrange door-to-door air or sea shipment. Air shipment takes about a week, while sea shipment usually takes 45 days.

About butt joint tubes, how fast you can deliver them to us?

For samples, we can finish in 3 or 5 days. And it takes extra 3 days to arrive by air. For mass productions, we can commit to ordering about 50,000pcs within 15 days. Sea shipment takes another 45 days door to door. For any urgency, we strongly advise some portion delivered by air.

Can you make the inserts out of paper or other compostable material?

Yes! We can make a platform 100% out of paper or even paper pulp to keep the product inside safe. Or our engineer can figure out a solution without any paper insert to keep bottles not falling out.

Can you make the lid not too hard or too loose to open?

Yes! If the lid is too hard, it easily gets breaking at the edge.  If it is too loose, the base falls off!  We need to keep control right from the beginning of winding the tube, keep a certain temperature, and most importantly is to make the mold perfect both lid and base.

What is your payment term?

Usually, it is a 30% deposit and a 70% balance before shipment.  Welcome quality check before shipment. If you need to pay the balance after the tubes are received and checked, please discuss it with our sales team.

Can we get a sample before mass production?

Yes! We offer customized samples or samples in stock both.  If customized ones, we can finish in 3 days. A sample charge of about USD$50.00 is required, fully refunded after the order is placed.

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