Stainless steel tubing is a type of metal used to transfer liquids or gases. Its strength and corrosion resistance make it an ideal choice for a wide variety of applications.
Whether you are looking for stainless tubing in round, square or rectangular shapes, Ryerson offers a large inventory to meet your needs. Our selection of stainless tubing is one of the broadest in North America, and it is available in a variety of grades and materials.
As stainless tube is used for structural purposes, precise sizing is required. In most cases, the outside diameter (OD) and wall thickness (WT) are measured to exact tolerances.
Stainless tubing comes in multiple shapes, with the most common being round and rectangular. Using these shapes in your design can help to distinguish your final product from other similar items.
Rectangular tubes, for example, may be used as a load-bearing surface for ladders or a shelving component. A rounded tube, on the other hand, might be used as an attractive decorative element.
316 and 304 stainless steel are two common types of stainless tubing. Both are strong, durable, and corrosion-resistant and can be easily formed into a variety of shapes. However, 304 stainless steel is slightly more common than 316.
Stainless steel tubing is used in a wide range of applications, including industrial manufacturing, food service, automobile production, and outdoor equipment. The perfect choice for your application will depend on a number of factors, from the project itself to its intended use.