What are the Different Uses for Steel Tubes?
June 9, 2014
If you look around, you’ll notice that steel tubes seem to be in every modern industry imaginable. From manufacturing to construction, you’ll see that the industries are as diverse as the number of tubing materials available.
Locally made steel tubes in the Philippines are commonly made from a combination of alloys, making it one of the sturdiest and most dependable materials used in the automotive industry. But don’t just take our word for it. Here are just some of the different uses for steel tubes that further prove just how reliable this material is.
To start off, let’s take a look in our own homes. The modern household is filled with a wide array of steel tubing applications. Because of its malleable quality, steel tubing is almost always present in large home appliances such as refrigerators and gas ranges. If your home is fitted with a cooling or heating system, you’re likely to find stainless tubing for piping.
The great thing about stainless steel tubing is that it’s designed to resist high heat and high pressure conditions, making it perfect for household use. Looking for a sturdy bed or dining set that can withstand our tropical weather? Then furniture pieces made from steel tubing is your best bet.
Because the surface of steel tubing does not allow particles and bacteria to easily penetrate the material, it’s now considered one of the most common construction materials known to man. You simply cannot build a modern house or high rise building without steel tubing.
Moreover, steel tubes aren’t just utilized in structural applications like railings, gates and fences, but it can also be used as construction tubes to further stabilize the structure’s overall. When extra stress resistance is needed, you can always count on steel tubing to get the job done.
Last but not least, we now go on to the automotive application. It is our personal belief, and don’t just take our word for it, that the automotive industry would be nonexistent if steel tubes weren’t invented. Car designers would simply have no means to design a driveable car while car fabricators would be at a loss as to how to put the different car parts together without steel tubing.
Tubing also makes it possible for automotive companies to design accessories that can improve the overall performance of a vehicle. Grill guards made from steel pipes, for example, can be the perfect frontal protection for your car without it blocking radiator airflow.
There are a lot of other uses for steel tubing. You can’t go wrong if its strength, versatility, and durability that you’re after. If you’re interested to know more about this versatile metal product and its different sizes, feel free to check our catalog.