IC Shipping Tubes Features and Benefits

For more than 50 years, the semiconductor industry has been relying on shipping tubes as the main medium to carry their components between assembly and test operations or to their end customers. Its popularity remains today for two simple reasons – economy and flexibility. 

We carry more than one thousand open tools that run from through-hole, surface mount to leadless packages (QFN, MLP, etc). Our products also serve the connector, LED, and passive component customers.

IC shipping tubes are mainly used for electronic components, module power supply, and other packaging and transportation. The tubes have precise sizes, are anti-static, difficult to jam, and have high wear resistance. Available in a variety of materials and sizes to fit your needs.


  • Good impact strength
  • Stable dimensions
  • Critical dimension control within +/- 5 mils
  • Short cycle time


  • Crack free tubes
  • Excellent smooth interfacing with handlers
  • Higher productivity, more man to machine ratio
  • Short lead time

Please contact us if you would like more information on IC shipping tubes. Providing a drawing of your part will help us determine which shipping tube would work best for your application. You can reach our specialists here.