Specialty & Custom Materials
We can customize any artwork, tube style, and size to fit your needs for any industry including personal care, cosmetic, pharmaceutical, and food industries for all laminated tubes. Specializing in bespoke orders is what Top Tubes thrive from. We offer different barrier strengths and thicknesses to comply with any specifications and supply the best tube packaging you can find. Manufactured with state-of-the-art technology, our plastic laminated tubes combine beauty with functionality.
Extruded Plastic Tubes
Top Tubes offers a wide range of highly decorated PE-based laminated tubes (extruded from pure polyethylene) plastic tubes. We create tubes for a variety of purposes and densities.
- PE-HD (high-density)
- PE-MD (medium-density)
- PE-LD (low-density)
- PE-LLD (linear-density)
We offer mono-layer, two-layer (asymmetric), and multi-layer tubes. Each type is created to allow the product to be stored, presented, and used in its best condition.
Laminate Tubes (ABL & PBL)
They have a multi-layer structure that makes them extremely effective at protecting contents from contamination or damage from the environment. That’s why several manufacturers use them to package their products. The barrier layer is essential to a laminate tube's effectiveness.
Co-extruded (COEX), also known as multi-layer laminated tubes, are plastic tubes with three to five layers. Due to the number of barriers, which are made of EVOH, they protect well against outside elements, such as oxygen, gases, and oils. Compared to plastic mono-layer tubes, COEX tubes are generally less permeable and more resistant to chemicals. Plastic tubing is the preferred container for cosmetic, personal, hair care, oral hygiene, food, and semi pharmaceutical products. Each type of laminated tubes are specifically made for the individual product to ensure the content inside is kept in peak condition.
They are tubes with no seams. Like a PBL tube. They will bounce back to their original shape after being squeezed. Co-extruded tubes provide a smooth finish and a variety of barrier options. For these reasons, they are frequently utilized for premium products that must go well on the shelves
- Smooth seamless exterior
- Available in a huge selection of colors
- Easy to use
- Protect well against outside elements
Aluminum Barrier Laminated Tubes (ABL)
ABL tubes are a five-layered laminated tubes which have an aluminum foil barrier in the center. This provides protection and strong rigidity for the tube's structure. In addition, it is a great barrier against light, air, and moisture. ABL is commonly used for pharmaceutical, food, and cosmetic products.
ABL tubes are an economical collapsible tube solution that provides wide customizability. They can be decorated in a variety of ways to match different products and brands. The ability of ABL tubes to maintain their "squeeze form" is one of their important characteristics. When squeezed, they do not return to their former shape, making them suitable for products that need precise dispensing.
- Made for aggressive products.
- Tamper Evident Safety Seal (TESS)
- Great barrier performance (blocking light, air, moisture, and other substances)
- Exquisite outer appearance (metallic, iridescent, holographic)
- Can create a glossy or matte finish
- Polyethylene two layers, co-polymer, aluminum foil barrier
Plastic Barrier Laminated Tubes (PBL)
PBL structure is a common option for packaging that needs to maintain its form and shape. This is often the go-to choice for cosmetic products that require a custom finish and look. PBL's are also five-layered laminated tubes. EVOH (Ethylene-Vinyl Alcohol Polymer) is used in PBL tubes to provide a barrier for any air, oil, or chemical transfers through the layers of the tube.
PBL tubes are easily recyclable, which benefits both the environment and the customers. These tubes provide a stable packaging platform and are extremely versatile. PBL tubes provide unmatched clarity and artwork solutions with the option of 8 different printed colors.
- Polyethylene two layers, co-polymer, EVOH barrier
- Great barrier performance (blocking air, moisture, and other substances)
- Environmentally friendly and easy to recycle
- Can return to its exact shape after being squeezed
- Can create a glossy or matte finish
- TESS (Tamper Evident Safety Seal)