Everything You Need To Know About Pipes and Tubes
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Pipes and Tubes, which are frequently confused as interchangeable materials, are actually quite different. In fact, understanding their differences is critical when working with them. We, Shashwat Stainless Inc., provided detailed information on both materials, including their properties, manufacturing methods, and common applications, to help you understand these critical differences.

The shape of Pipes and Tubes is one of the most noticeable distinctions. Pipes are round, whereas tubes come in a variety of shapes, the most common of which are square or rectangular. Tubes are also typically cut flat on the ends, whereas pipes have a slight bevel on the ends to make mounting fittings easier.

Pipes and tubes can be manufactured in a variety of ways, but the two most common methods are seamless and welded manufacturing.

Uses of Pipes and Tubes

Pipes are frequently used to transport pressurized materials such as liquids and gases. This is why pipes are always round – the circular shape helps to evenly distribute the pressure of whatever substance is flowing through it. Tubes, on the other hand, are mostly used in structural applications like metal scaffolding, medical devices, and automobiles. The following are the most common pipe and tube applications.

  • Pipes and Tubes Uses in Textile machinery
  • Pipes and  Tubes Uses in the Oil and gas industry
  • Pipes and Tubes Uses in Medical Gas Pipeline Systems
  • Pipes and Tubes Uses in Pharmaceutical processing industry
  • Pipes and Tubes Uses in Fluid piping.
  • Pipes and Tubes Uses in Modern architecture.
  • Pipes and Tubes Uses in Water waste projects.

Types of Pipes and Tubes Most Commonly Used

Pipes and Tubes Specifications

Pipes & TubesSpecifications
Pipes & Tubes TypesSeamless Pipes, WeldedPipes, Box Pipes, High Precision and HeatExchanger Tubes, Hydraulic and Instrumentation Tubes
ScheduleSCH5, SCH10, SCH20, SCH30, SCH40, STD, SCH80, XS, SCH60, SCH80, SCH120,SCH140, SCH160, XXS
StandardASME/ANSI B16.11, MSS-SP-97, MSS-SP-79, JIS B2316, BS 3799
Pipes Size1/8″NB to 24″NB & 1/4″OD TO 24″OD AND 6.35mm to 254mm OD Thickness: 0.6mm to 20mm
Tubes Size1/2″OD TO 8″OD
TypeSeamless/ erw/ welded/semi welded in round, square, rectangular, coil form, u shape and hydraulic. Tubes
Grades
Stainless SteelASTM / ASME 201, 202, 301, 304, 304L, 310, 310S, 316L, 316TI, 317, 317L, 321, 347, 409, 409M, 409L, 410, 410S, 420, 430, 431, 441, 444, 446, 17.4PH, 904L
Super Duplex SteelS32750
Duplex SteelASTM / ASME SA 790 UNS NO S 31803 , S 32205 , S 32550 , S 32750 , S 32760.
Carbon SteelASTM / ASME A 335 GRP 1 , P 5 , P 9 , P 11 , P 12 , P 22 , P 23 , P 91
Alloys SteelASTM / ASME A 691 GRP1 CR , 1 1/4 CR , 2 1/4 CR , 5 CR , 9CR , 91.
Nickel AlloysNickel Alloys 200, Nickel Alloys 201
TitaniumGrade 1, Grade 4, Grade 5(Ti 6Al-4V), Grade 6(Ti 5Al-2.5Sn), Grade 7, Grade 11, Grade 12, 8Ai-1Mo-1V, Grade 9(3Al-2.5V), 6Al-6V-25n, 6Al-2Sn-4Zr-2Mo, 6Al-7Nb, Grade 23(Ti 6AL-4V ELI), Grade 5 ELI
InconelInconel 600, Inconel 601, Inconel 625, Inconel 625LCF, Inconel 686, Inconel 718, Inconel 800, Inconel 825, Inconel X-750 , Inconel 690, Inconel 602, Inconel 617, Inconel 925, Inconel A-289, Inconel AL-6XN, AL-904L
HastelloyHastelloy C-22, Hastelloy C-276, Hastelloy C-2000, Hastelloy C-4, Hastelloy X, Hastelloy B, Hastelloy N, Hastelloy G
MolybdenumASTM / ASME A 182 GR F 5, F 9 , F 11 , F 12 , F 22 , F 91, ASTM B387, Ferro Molybdenum
CobaltCobalt HS-6, Cobalt HS-4, Cobalt HS-25, Sterlite Grade 1, Sterlite Grade 6, Sterlite Grade 12, Sterlite Grade 21
NiobiumASTM B394, R04200 R04210
NimonicNimonic75, Nimonic80, Nimonic85, Nimonic90, Nimonic263, etc
TungstenW1 WAl1, W61, etc, Carbonide Tungsten, Copper Tungsten, Nickel Tungsten
NichromeNichrome90, Nichrome80, Nichrome80A, Nichrome RW80, Nichrome75, etc
MagnesiumMagnesium AL017100, AL017140, AL017150, AL017160, AL017200, AL017210, AL017250, etc.
TantalumTantalum – Grade 1.
MonelMonel 400, Monel k500
MU-METALMU-METAL
ZirconiumZirconium 702, Zirconium 705, Zirconium 705, Zirconium-2, Zirconium-4
Beryllium CopperAlloy 25 UNSC17200
Aluminium1050,1100, 2017, 7150, 7178, 7575, 2050, 7085, 2011 A92011, 2014A A92014, 2024 A92024, 2219, 5052 A95052, 5083 A95083, 5754, 6061 A96061 A86061, 6063, 6082 A96082, 7071 7020, 7050 A97050, 7075 A97075 A87075, 7175
Copper AlloysC 11000, C 10200, C 12200, C 51100, C 51000, C 51900, C 52000, C 52100, C 74500, C 75700, C 75400, C 76400, C 77000, C 21000, C 22000, C 23000, C 24000, C 26000, C 26800, C 27000, C 27200, C 28000

Pipes and Tubes Equivalent Standard

UNSWNRAFNORBSEnNameJIS
S431001.4057Z4 CA 13431S2957X17CrNi16-2SUS 431
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