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What's better to ship posters, crimped end ("snap seal") mailing tubes or mailing tubes with plastic end plugs?
Neither style functions better than the other. They are two different options meant to achieve the same purpose. Selecting one style over the other is more about preference. For example, a crimped end
Why are your products considered "green packaging"?
All of our paper tubes and edge protectors are made with paper. Paper is 100% recyclable. Our paper, plastic and metal End Closures are also recyclable.
Why do Mailing Tubes have "usable" lengths?
Most mailing tubes use plastic plugs to secure the ends. Most plastic plugs are .500" deep. When both of the plastic plugs are inserted, they reduce the inside, "usable" length of the Mailing Tube by
Can I package food in the Fiber Cans and Telescope Tubes?
No. Our products are not food grade. This means food products should not come in direct contact with our products. Regarding food packaging, our Fiber Cans and Telescope Tubes are meant to be used as
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
Do you offer shrink wrapping?
Yes, we offer heat shrink wrapping for some of our smaller custom Fiber Cans and Telescope Tubes. Shrink wrap is a polyethylene plastic that shrinks when heated, and helps creates a tamper-proof se