Cardboard and Plastic Tube

UCPACK has been developing cardboard and plastic tube packaging for over 10 years, providing a wide range of herbs and spice packaging solutions that will display your product.

Innovative Solutions: Combining Paper and Plastic Tubes for a Sustainable Future
• Eco-Friendly & Durable
• Versatile Applications
• Customizable Designs
Sustainable Innovation for a Better Tomorrow!


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    FAQ: Paper and Plastic Combined Cardboard Tubes

    What are paper and plastic combined cardboard tubes?

    These are packaging tubes made primarily from layers of paper or cardboard, often with plastic components such as inner liners or end caps to enhance durability, moisture resistance, and protection.

    What are the common uses of these tubes?

    • Food Packaging: For snacks, chips, and other dry goods.
    • Cosmetics and Personal Care: For creams, lotions, and similar products.
    • Promotional Materials: For posters, banners, and other promotional items.
    • Industrial Applications: For shipping and protecting various components.

    Why combine paper and plastic in a single tube?

    • Durability: Combining materials increases the tube’s strength and resistance to damage.
    • Protection: Plastic components offer moisture resistance and barrier properties.
    • Sustainability: Using paper reduces overall plastic usage, making the tube more eco-friendly.
    • Cost-Effectiveness: Paper is cheaper than plastic, reducing material costs.

    Are these tubes recyclable?

    While the paper/cardboard part is typically recyclable, the inclusion of plastic can complicate recycling. It’s essential to check local recycling guidelines. Some tubes are designed with recyclable plastics to improve overall recyclability.

    How can these tubes be customized?

    • Size and Shape: They can be made in various sizes and shapes to fit different products.
    • Printing and Branding: The exterior paper/cardboard surface can be printed with high-quality designs and branding.

    What are the environmental benefits of using these tubes?

    • Reduced Plastic Use: The primary material is paper, which is renewable and biodegradable, reducing the reliance on plastic.
    • Sustainable Sourcing: Many manufacturers use recycled paper or sustainably sourced materials for the paper component.

    What are the cost implications of using these tubes?

    Using paper as the primary material reduces costs compared to all-plastic tubes. The combination approach also provides the necessary protection and durability without the expense of using only plastic.

    Can these tubes be used for liquid products?

    While primarily used for dry goods, some tubes with suitable plastic linings can be used for semi-liquids or products requiring a moisture barrier. However, they are not typically used for purely liquid products.

    What are the advantages over all-paper or all-plastic tubes?

    • All-Paper Tubes: Provide eco-friendliness but may lack durability and moisture resistance.
    • All-Plastic Tubes: Offer excellent protection but are less sustainable and more costly.
    • Combined Tubes: Balance the strengths of both materials, offering durability, protection, cost-effectiveness, and improved sustainability.

    How are these tubes manufactured?

    The manufacturing process involves winding layers of paper or cardboard to form the tube body, followed by adding plastic components such as liners or end caps. The materials are bonded together to ensure structural integrity

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