Light Filter Sleeves

Transformation Tubes supplies both Colorap coloured filter sleeves and filter gels at competitive prices with quantity discounts.

Colorap filter sleeves

Colorap filters are made of a tough polyester film and are supplied as sleeves that fit directly over fluorescent tubes. Filter tubes

Colorap filters are available in 20 stock and over 100 special order colours including colour effects light filters, correction filters, live performance light filters, diffusion light filters, reflectors and accessories.  Transformation Tubes make filter sleeves to suit standard fluorescent tubes sizes T4, T5, T8, T12 and can also produce sleeves for many other sizes including PL and low energy lights.  Please contact us for more information.

All Transformation Tube’s light filters are constructed with high colour accuracy using fade resistant gel coated film manufactured to BS 3944 and IS0 9002 with a fire resistant to BS 3944:1991 pt 1.

Stock colours swatches

Light filter samples and swatches are available, please contact Transformation Tubes.

To place an order, please use the purchase form below

Filter Sleeve Prices

TIP: Filter sleeves can slide into each other to create longer lengths!
Tube Diameter Length Price
T4 12mm Various lengths - please enquire
T5 16mm 300mm £1.50
T5 16mm 600mm £2.25
T5 16mm 750mm £2.50
T5 16mm 850mm £2.80
T8 26mm 600mm £2.40
T8 26mm 750mm £2.80
T8 26mm 900mm £3.40
T12 38mm 600mm £2.50
T12 38mm 750mm £3.00
T12 38mm 900mm £3.60
PL Various diameters and lengths - please enquire
Others & Bespoke Contact us for other sizes - these can be made to order easily.
All sizes are approximate.

Colour Effects

Code Colour Effect
009/LT Pale Amber Gold Warm effect
027 Med Red Deep red effect
101 Light Yellow Sunlight and window effects. Pleasant in acting area.
102 Yellow Lamplight and dawn sun effects. Pleasant in acting area.
106 Red Strong red.
115 Peacock Blue Cyclorama cloth back light for ice rinks, etc.
118 Blue Strong night effect.
122 Green Cycloramas. Good for mood effect.
126 Mauve Cycloramas. Good for back lighting
128 Bright Pink Cycloramas. Good for back lighting, strong.
132 Primary Blue Strong blue effect.
134 Amber Set lighting.
139 Primary Green Set Lighting.
152 Pale Gold Set Lighting.
157 Pink Useful for softening white without affecting skin tones.

Filters are aslo available in over 100 special order colours

Purchase (Minimum order 4 sleeves)


Note: Quantities can be adjusted by typing in the desired amount in the Quantity box in your PayPal cart and clicking 'Update Cart'.

Postage and Delivery

Postage & Packaging

Postage and packaging prices quoted are for UK mainland only, postage to other destinations please contact us for a price.

Orders up to £35.00 £5.00
Orders up to £70.00 £6.50
Orders up to £100.00 £7.00
Orders up to £150.00 £8.00
Orders up to £300.00 £10.00
Filter rolls £12.00 for 1-4 rolls. For larger orders please
contact us.
For orders above £300.00 please contact us for details.


Stock items dispatched within 4 working days. Special orders by agreement. Urgent orders please contact us for overnight courier prices.

Payment Methods

All web site orders require immediate payment via PayPal (no need for a PayPal account, most major credit/debit cards accepted).

Trade Enquiries

Please contact us for information.

Note: With a policy of continuous development our range of filters is under constant review, and we reserve the right to discontinue or replace any product without notice.

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