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Mailing Tubes

Mailing tubes are cylindrical cardboard containers manufactured primarily from wood pulp fibers which are used, among many other applications, for shipping and mailing. The cardboard is cut into ribbons which are combined with adhesives to increase the durability of the material. The ribbons are then wound around mandrels into a hollow tube or cylinder according to the desired diameter and length.

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Are you looking for mailing tubes? Look no further than Ace Paper Tube; we are the one stop source for all of your mailing tube needs. Our company offers short runs as well as special delivery options that are available. Ace Paper Tube is dedicated to its customers and if you can't find you are looking for let us know and we will help you fulfill your mailing tube needs.
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Armbrust Paper Tubes has been a customer-oriented manufacturer of mailing tubes since 1938. We welcome custom orders and prototypes and take great pride in exceeding your expectations. Our state-of-the-art facility can accommodate even the most demanding projects. With a wide assortment of mailing tubes, Armbrust is ready with the solution for your mailing tube needs.
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We are a second-generation family-owned company, and we offer many services that some companies overlook. We want you to be happy as a customer, which is why we offer fast shipping, a large stock of inventory, and will even create a custom design just for you. Our experiment engineering team can help you design the best tubes for your needs. If you would like to learn more, give us a call today!
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Since 1948, we have provided our customers with a huge range of in-stock mailing tubes and other cardboard tubing products. We go above and beyond for our customers, and can even stuff and mail tubes right from out factory! We are committed to meeting your needs and going the extra mile for you! Find out more on our website or give us a call today!
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We have top manufacturing equipment for our cardboard mailing tubes and other cardboard products. Our top-of-the-line equipment enables us to have a quick turnaround with the highest possible quality. We treat each and every project as if it is our only one, so you can rest assured that your product will meet your exact specifications! Visit us online or give us a call today to get started!
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Founded in 1912, Newark Recycled Paperboard Solutions has been a producer of paperboard products including mailing tubes. We focus on our customers and environment in order to develop the best solutions while being sustainable. Our company manufactures the best products at the best pricing! Newark reinvests in itself to better our products and processes for you.
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Mailing tubes are a necessity for many industries. If you need mailing supplies for your business, look no further than us! We can help you choose from the thousands of mailing options or even create your own custom design. Customer service is our top priority, which is why we offer fast lead times, affordable prices, and quality materials. Visit us online to learn more about our company or give us a call anytime!
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We are determined to manufacturing extremely durable tubes. The longevity of our mailing tubes is unsurpassed. We promise to work with you every step of the way and we pay extra attention if you have any special requests. It is our goal to promote the growth of your business by providing you with high quality paper tubes. If you are interested in learning more information then please give us a call today!
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Based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, we are a leading manufacturer of custom and stock paper tubes, composite cans, cores, reels and spools. With a commitment to quality and exceptional customer service we offer low minimums, fast turn around and great pricing. We feature 100% recycled paperboard, and many of our products are 100% recyclable. Contact us today for a quotation and more detailed information.
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Mailing Tubes

Mailing tubes can be used for letters, documents, paintings, magazines and any type of article that can fit into a cylindrical shape. The spiral binding of the cardboard gives added structural strength and prevents the paper tube from collapsing during transit. This is a weak point of cylinders, especially those with longer lengths. Most tubes offer superior protection from the denting, bumping and dropping that often occurs during shipping, since shipping tubes are more difficult to dent than cardboard boxes. Mailing tubes are usually denser, thicker and stronger than cardboard walls, and the cylindrical shape offers more strength than a square box. Items which are commonly shipped in mailing tubes are posters, blueprints, signs, banners, paintings, artwork, pencils and small fragile items.

Typically, tubes are manufactured to wide ranges of diameter, length and thickness according to the item being mailed but are defined by their interior measurements. It is important to consider this when determining which size of tube to obtain as some tube can have thicker walls than others. Often mailing tubes have multiple layers for added strength and protection, especially for valuable or secure items, and many manufacturers offer decorative coating, papering and printing options for the tube's outer layer. Typical tubes are cardboard brown, but their exteriors can be papered in almost any color, pattern, or print. Bright colors and prints on tubes are popular for mailing birthday, anniversary, wedding or Christmas presents although they will typically be slightly more expensive than the regular brown tubes. Cardboard tubes intended to ship industry-specific items, such as medical specimens, hazardous chemicals or other sensitive materials, are often coated with aluminum interiors both for the protection of the contents and in order to comply with US Postal regulations. These specialty tubes will are not widely available however and may need to be custom ordered. Depending on the item being mailed, mailing tubes may be closed at both ends with glued or removable metal plugs, plastic caps, wooden plugs or by simply crimping the ends of the paper tube. Industries often use paper mailing tubes for sending and receiving parts to and from manufacturers as well as for packaging and distribution.

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