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Can you print our company logo on glossy paper?
Yes, but we don't recommend it. We suggest printing on kraft or matte paper because glossy paper is "coated" and our liquid ink can smear when it's applied to a "slippery" surface.
Do you make colored mailing tubes?
Yes. All of our colored mailing tubes are made to order. We stock glossy red, glossy white, glossy blue, glossy green, and glossy black paper. We also stock matte white and matte black paper options.
Do you make water proof tubes?
No, we do not make water proof tubes. Our tubes are made with 100% paper (just like a paper towel tube) and are not water proof. We do offer a moisture-resistant paper option called "poly kraft." Thi
How do I measure a paper tube or paper core?
Paper tubes and paper cores have 4 parts: 1. Inside diameter 2. Wall thickness 3. Outside diameter 4. Length Diameter Definition: a straight line passing from side to side through the center of a bod
What's a "star crimped" carpet core insert?
The "star crimped" carpet core insert is a unique end closure designed for carpet manufacturers. Finished rolls of carpet used to get bagged and tied off at each end. The "star crimped" carpet core in
What's the difference between flexographic printing and lithographic printing?
Flexographic Printing – This is the most basic and cost effective method of printing on paper tubes and edge protectors. It utilizes water-based inks that are transferred directly onto the pape