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What's the standard wall thickness for tape and label manufacturing?
The most common wall thickness for tape cores and label cores, used during many manufacturing and converting processes, is .125" (1/8"). Click here for a list of tape and label cores available for imm
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",
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
On other sites, I'm seeing mailing tube thicknesses referred to as "3-ply". What does that mean?
The most common wall thickness for a "standard" mailing tube is .060" (1/16"). Paper tubes are made with "layers" or "plies" of paper. A generic assumption would be to assume a mailing tube with a .06
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.
What's the difference between an "inside diameter" and an "outside diameter"?
The inside diameter is the distance between the inside of the circular opening of the tube. The outside diameter is the distance between the outside of the tube. To find the inside diameter, when only