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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
Will USPS ship my poster tubes? I'm only seeing options for "envelopes" or "boxes."
Yes, USPS ships poster tubes. When provided with the option to select "box" or "envelope", select "box". Then enter the outside dimensions of the poster tube: length x width x height (the width and h
Can you insert and mail my posters?
Yes. Start by requesting a custom quote for 1) mailing tubes and 2) fulfillment services. You will need to know the exact size mailing tube you're going to use and the poster details (size, paper sto
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.
I'm shipping expensive prints internationally. What wall thickness should I order?
Most of our clients shipping expensive prints internationally order their mailing tubes with a .125" or .187" wall thickness. Bulk shipped mailing tubes usually have a wall thickness of .060", .070",
What's the crush strength of a 3" ID x 24" usable x .060 mailing tube?
Unlike corrugated boxes, spiral paper tubes do not have industry standard crush strengths. Paper tubes with thicker walls are stronger than paper tubes with thinner walls.