Plastic is the main component of Tubes. It is used to make every type of tube.


Plastic can be gained by smelting Plastic Pellets in any furnace:


Smelting Plastic

To get Plastic Pellets, you have options:


Plastic Pellets Recipe

The first method is to mix sand, clay and either coal or charcoal. This is a good early game method but its yeild is low.

For this, you will require:

  • 2 Sand
  • 2 Coal or Charcoal
  • 1 Clayball

Plastic Pellets using Milk

A better method of getting Plastic Pellets is to use Milk. If you smelt a Bucket of Milk in any furnace, you will get Milk Curd. Using Milk Curd you can produce plastic pellets in larger quantities.

For this, you will require:

  • 1 Bucket of Milk Curd
  • 1 Coal or Charcoal
  • 1 Gunpowder
  • 1 buckets worth of water (can be in other containers)

Plastic Pellets from Liquid Plastic

Buildcraft users have another method of generating plastic. Using the refinery, first refine Oil into Fuel, then finally, refine Fuel into Plastic. This plastic then needs to be crafted with a piece of Coal or Charcoal to get 8 Plastic Pellets.

For this, you will require:

  • 1 Bucket of Plastic
  • 1 Coal or Charcoal


MFR plastic sheets may be used anywhere that Tubes plastic is used.