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Blueprint tubes are great for storing drawings, maps, artwork, posters, blueprints, and much more. They can protect drawings from exterior elements, as well as from folds and tears — all while making them mobile. A drawing tube can fit inside a locker, car, or any small space. They’re perfect for both the student and the working professional. Feel free to look through our inventory to find a product that meets your needs.

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Telescopic design

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Great for transport

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If you’re a professional architect or engineer, you need to have quality tools that will give you years of use. And Alvin is one of the most recognized manufacturers of drafting tools and supplies. This includes everything from compasses and rulers to blueprint tubes for storing designs. Engineering Supply is proud to carry this brand in our store, because we want to offer the best to our customers. You can trust us as your one-stop shop for all of your supply needs. So whether you need a drawing tube or any other type of drafting tool, you can find it our store. Feel free to look at what we have in stock. We’re confident you’ll be able to find a product that will meet your needs.


There are a number of tools that can be used for drawing and drafting. A compass can be used to draw circles and arcs, while a straightedge can be used to draw straight lines. An architect’s or engineer’s scale can be used to draw something very large, but it can also be used to draw something very small. The eraser is one of the most common drafting tools, because it allows you to make corrections easily. For model-making, you need something to cut, something to cut on, and something to cut with. And you have a variety of options. French curves are templates that are made of curved edges and scroll-shaped cutouts, which could come in handy for various situations. And there are several types of paper that can be used for drafting. A lettering guide can be used to make your lettering more consistent, and there are many types or writing and drawing tools (with graphite and ink being the most common). Be sure to look at our broad selections of drafting and drawing tools, so you can find a product that meets your needs.

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Whether you’re a student or a working professional, a drawing tube is great for storing large documents while you’re on the go. And because of its cylindrical design, it can fit inside a small space. Blueprint tubes are great for engineers and architects who need to take their designs to a client’s office or a job site, and students can use them to keep their documents organized while moving between classes. If you want a simple way to store and protect your rolled documents and prints, a drawing tube is a must-have. And here at Engineering Supply, we have any kind of poster tube that you may need. Feel free to look at what we have in stock. We’re confident that you will find a product that will meet your specific needs.


We have a broad selection of blueprint tubes that can be used in a variety of situations. So whether you need a poster tube for artwork and prints or need one for storing maps and blueprints, we have a number of options. You can even find one with a telescopic design, which can give you more flexibility. This type of drawing tube can be perfect for large documents of any size, because not all prints are created equal. Some might be larger than others, and a telescoping document tube is a perfect solution for those times when you need a little more flexibility. Be sure to look at what we have in stock, so you can find a product that’s right for you.

While designers often make blueprints, not everyone who makes their own blueprints is making a new design. They could be planning out a home expansion or renovation that will change the structure or square footage of a property, and it all starts with making a plan. To make a blueprint, you’ll need some basic tools. Some of them include but may not be limited to:

  • Drafting pencils and erasers.
  • An architect’s scale
  • Rulers, measuring triangles, protractors, and other drawing and measuring tools.
  • Drafting paper.
  • Blueprint paper for printing the final product.
  • Drafting tape.
  • A drafting table or any other suitable surface with all of your supplies within easy reach.
You’ll also need a place to store your blueprints while and after you’re working on them, and blueprint tubes are a great solution that will not only allow you to maximize your space but will also give you some extra mobility in case you need to move them from one place to another. Feel free to look at what we have at Engineering Supply, so you can find a drawing or poster tube that meets your needs.

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