We offer a range of standard sizes of containers from stock and can produce at short notice. Additionally we are happy to manufacture non standard sizes which, due to our wide range of stocked tubing, we can also offer a quick turnaround.

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Tubular Glass Containers

We offer our glass products in three types of glass all of which are pharmaceutical quality.


A general purpose glass suitable for most applications provided that it will not be subjected to thermal shock i.e. heated and rapidly cooled.


Where thermal shock is anticipated, this type of glass offers the ultimate in resistance. Commonly referred to as Pyrex ® this type of glass is widely used in kitchenware. These qualities do however come at a price and borosilicate glass is somewhat more expensive than soda glass.


This glass type offers a compromise between soda and borosilicate both in terms of price and performance. It is also commonly mistakenly referred to as borosilicate. For laboratory uses, neutral glass is now probably the most commonly specified material.

SODA and NEUTRAL glass types are also available in amber as well as clear.

Our machines can process glass diameters from 4mm to 80mm and lengths from 20mm to 1000mm. Round and flat bases, with or without rim.

Call us today on 01782 565 646 or email us at sales@regina.co.uk

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The benefits of Tubular Glass Containers

  • Glass is nonporous and impermeable, so there are no interactions between glass packaging and products to affect the flavour of food and beverages.
  • Glass has an almost zero rate of chemical interactions.
  • Glass is 100% recyclable and can be recycled endlessly without loss in quality or purity.
  • Legislation such as container deposit measures will further enhance the benefits associated with glass packaging.
  • 80% of the glass that is recovered is made into new glass products.
  • For simple tubular glass products such a specimen containers and test tubes, no tooling is required.

Regina Industries provide a wide range of services

Plastic Injection Moulding

Regina Industries Ltd have a wealth of experience when it comes to manufacturing plastic mouldings. All of our products are ISO9001:2015 approved to guarantee you receive products of the highest quality.

Precision Machining

Our engineers have the expertise to cover machining capabilities over a diverse range of sectors.

Our team are equipped to support low volume production offering faster lead times.

Product Development

Our in house experts can support you in your next prototype project. We use the latest 3D CAD software to help you visualise your product providing an efficient cost effective solution.

Tool Making

Quality tooling is core to achieving a quality moulded product. Our in house tool making guarantees this quality and allows rapid response to changes and routine maintenance.

Tubular Glass Containers

Our corporate history is founded in glass so you can be assured you are dealing with a company that understands this unique material.

Want to find out more about our services?
Call us today on 01782 565 646 or email us at sales@regina.co.uk

Upload your drawing(s)

For a fast quote, upload your drawing(s) with your requirements & one of our dedicated sales team will be happy to discuss

Tubular Glass Containers

Help is at hand if you require tubular glass containers from a source that you can trust. At Regina, we have many years of experience behind us when it comes to designing and manufacturing high-quality tubular glass containers. These products are used by a wide range of clients, including companies and organisations working in science and laboratory conditions, retailers and those that require specimen storage solutions. We are also able to come to your assistance if you are in need of closures which we can produce in our own plastic moulding production facilities.

A host of advantages

Tubular glass containers offer a range of valuable benefits. As glass is both nonporous and impermeable, the glass packaging and products do not interact. This means the flavour of food and beverages can be protected. In fact, glass has an almost zero rate of chemical interactions making it particularly suitable for scientific applications. Tooling is not required for simple tubular glass products like test tubes and specimen containers. You can get in touch with us at any point if you do have any queries about our tubular glass containers. We are experts in our field and can discuss your needs in detail to help you come to the most informed decisions.

High-quality glass

Our glass products are offered in three different types of pharmaceutical quality glass. These include soda, borosilicate and neutral glass types. Our machines are capable of producing glass diameters from 4mm to 80mm, with lengths from 20mm to 500mm also being available. We can provide containers with round and flat bases, with or without rims. If you need us to produce tubular glass containers at short notice, this is no problem. Standard and non-standard sizes are available, with swift turnarounds.

An eco-friendly option

Around four-fifths of recovered glass is made to create new glass products. It is completely recyclable and can be recycled time and time again without quality or purity being affected. Global warming and Legislation is adding to the benefits of glass over plastics.

Why Regina?

As of 2019, we have been in business for seventy years and are based in Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire. Our specialities include plastic injection moulding and pharmaceutical glass manufacture. The Regina catalogue continues to expand year after year, and our business is synonymous with products including test tubes, specimen containers and vials.

Talk to Regina today

You can count on us to ensure your standards and specifications are met no matter what your requirements are, with our quality procedures meeting the ISO9001:2015 standard. You can download a copy of the certificate from our website. To find out more about our tubular glass containers or any of the other solutions offered by Regina, call 01782 565 646 or email us at sales@regina.co.uk. You can also upload your drawings through our website.

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