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Tube Size Ranges

An almost limitless size range is available with non-standards being available only in mill production quantities on long lead times. Given below is an indication of what sizes are most readily available from stock:

# Hypodermic tube from 0.4mm to 5mm O/D with wall thickness 0.05mm to 0.4mm

# Instrumentation tube in straight lengths or continuous coils of up to 1,000 metres long: O/Ds 6mm, 8mm, 10mmand 12mm with heavy wall thicknesses, typically 0.5mm, 1mm, 1.5mm or 2mm

# Metric sizes from 6mm O/D to 610mm O/D with wall thickness 1mm to 6mm

# Imperial sizes from 1/8” O/D to 6” O/D with wall thickness from 24swg to 10swg

# Hygienic/Sanitary Tube:
~ Imperial sizes to ASTM A270: ¾“, 1”, 1½”, 2”, 2½”, 3” & 4” O/D with 16swg wall and 4” O/D with 14swg wall
~ Metric sizes to DIN 11850: 1”, 1½”, 2”, 2½” & 3” O/D with 1.5 mm wall and 4” O/D with 2mm wall

#Welded Tubes for the water industry from 18mm O/D x 1.5mm wall to 910mm O/D x 5mm wall

# Welded Tube for automotive exhaust systems, mostly in grade 409 – A limited size range from 35 to 63mm O/D with wall thickness 1.2mm to 2mm

# Decorative and structural tubes (welded)
~ Round in metric and imperial O/D sizes from ½” O/D x 1.2mm wall to 100mm O/D x 3mm wall
~ Square in metric and imperial O/D sizes from 12.7mm O/D x 1.5mm wall to 250mm x 250 x 10mm wall
~ Rectangular in metric sizes from 20mm x 10mm x 1.2mm wall to 300mm x 200 x 10mm wall
~ Other items include Oval, Handrail and Textured - Most common oval size is 60mm x 33mm x 2.0mm wall
Note that most decorative tubes are supplied with a polished finish