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Aluminum Tube Selectors Guide
 
Your Personal Tube Ruler
place against tube shoulder to measure side wall





If your product is semi-solid, you'll need to know the specific gravity - the relationship of product weight to water. The volume of the tube is shown in fluid capacity, both ounces and cc's.

Here's a formula to help you with the conversion


1 Fluid oz. = 29.574 cc., 8 fluid drams
1 Fluid oz. of specific gravity 1.0 weighs 1.04 oz. avoirdupois
1 cc. of specific gravity 1.0 weighs 1 gram
1 lbs. = 453.59 grams
1oz. avoirdupois = 28.349 grams


Example: To find tube size for 2 oz. avoirdupois with a specific gravity of 0.85
Typical Fluid Capacities
The following gives you the fluid contents:
Consult the chart below and to the right. You may select either a 1 x 6" or a 1 1/8 x 5 1/2" tube.
All tube lengths may be adjusted to perfectly contain your product.


Diameters Available
7/16" 11mm
1/2" 12.7mm
5/8" 16mm
3/4" 19mm
7/8" 22mm
1" 25mm
1 1/8" 28mm
1 3/16" 30mm
1 1/4" 32mm
1 3/8" 35mm
1 1/2" 38mm
U.S. Dimensions Metric Dimensions
Length fl. oz. Length cc's
1/2" 12.7 mm
2" 3/16 oz 51mm 5.54
2 1/2" 7/32 oz 63mm 6.47
5/8" 16 mm
3" 3/8 oz 76mm 11.09
3 1/2" 7/16 oz 89mm 12.94
3/4" 19 mm
3 1/2" 5/8oz 89mm 18.48
4" 3/4 oz 102mm 22.18
7/8" 22 mm
4 1/2" 1 1/8 oz 114mm 33.27
5" 1 1/4 oz 127mm 36.97
1" 25 mm
5" 1 3/4 oz 127mm 51.75
6" 2 1/4 oz 152mm 66.54
1 1/8" 28 mm
5" 2 oz 127mm 59.15
6 1/2" 2 3/4 oz 165mm 162.66
1 1/4" 32 mm
5" 2 3/8 oz 127mm 70.24
6" 5 1/2 oz 152mm 92.42
1 3/8" 35 mm
5" 3 1/2 oz 127mm 103.51
6 1/2" 5 1/2 oz 152mm 133.06
1 1/2" 38 mm
6" 4 1/2 oz 152mm 133.08
7" 5 1/2 oz 178mm

162.65


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