Steel tubes, like steel pipes, are useful due to their resistance to corrosion and high temperature, but steel tubes are additionally known for their structural support strength.

Steel Tubes

What are steel tubes? They are not steel pipes. While both are long and hollow, welded and seamless, and used for a variety of purposes, a steel pipe is a vessel while a steel tube is structural.

Steel tubes, like steel pipes, are useful due to their resistance to corrosion and high temperature, but steel tubes are additionally known for their structural support strength.

 

As steel tubing is used for support structures, it is designed to certain specifications. The tube strength is measured by the width of the tubing frame. The wider the frame, the stronger the tubing.

Tubes are used by an array of industries. The industrial industry uses steel tubing to reinforce structures. The construction industry uses square steel tubing for staircases and round tubing for plumbing. Interior designers choose steel tubing because of its aesthetic appeal.

 

The medical industry uses steel tubing in its instruments, equipment, and technology, as well as for support within its facilities. The agricultural industry uses steel tubing in manufacturing pivots. The automobile industry uses steel tubing within its vehicle suspensions and control systems.

Steel is entirely recyclable and releases fewer emissions when recycled compared to leading emitters of carbon, so it is environmentally friendly.

 

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