Collapsible tubes are widely utilized by manufacturers of cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and food among others for packaging numerous viscous fluids including paint, toothpaste, caulk, adhesive, and ointments among others. A collapsible tube filling machine is a type of packaging machinery used for equal filling toothpaste, cosmetic creams, ointments, adhesives, and other similar products into collapsible tubes. It operates by automatically filling, sealing, and cutting the tubes with precision, increasing production efficiency and reducing waste.
What is Collapsible Tube?
The most common collapsible tubes are aluminum or metal tubes, and the filling cases we show here are all filling of aluminum or metal tubes.
VKPAK’s tube filling and sealing machine can be used for all kinds of tubes including: plastic tubes, aluminum tubes, metal tubes, laminated tubes, etc.
There are many products on the market that come in collapsible tubes. Commonly, they are toothpaste, adhesives, creams and lotions, medicated ointments etc. In addition, food products (e.g., condiments, spreads), paint and artists' materials, cosmetics and beauty products, Industrial lubricants, outdoor and sports products (e.g., sunscreens), glues and sealants are also often packaged in collapsible tubes. Listed below are some videos of collapsible tube filling machines made by VKPAK.
Metal Collapsible Tube Folding Options
Collapsible tube filling machine sealing method mostly adopts the folding and pressing type, there is a set of triple mechanical folding device to complete the action.
Metal collapsible tube sealing requires a series of crimping stations which flatten and fold the end of the metal tube. The tube is then pressed to complete the sealing of the tube. Metal tube closing is available in several styles: single fold, double fold, triple fold or saddle fold with smooth or wave crimp options. Metal tube folding styles provide different tube seal strength and can vary depending on customer preference and/or product viscosity. A variety of tube lengths are required to complete the desired tube folding process and must be considered before tubes are ordered from the tube supplier.