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Are you in need of aluminum round tubing for your next project? Look no further than the high-quality 6082 grade tubing from Specialty Metals. With a diameter of 15mm and thickness of 1.6mm, this tubing is perfect for a variety of applications. Not only is it lightweight, making it easy to handle, but it’s also incredibly durable and resistant to corrosion. Plus, its ductile properties means that it’s easy to shape and mold to your specific needs. And let’s not forget about its fantastic heat and electrical conductivity, making it a versatile material for a wide range of projects. With various lengths available, you can find the exact size you need to get the job done right. Trust the mechanical properties of our aluminum round tubing to exceed your expectations.
We offer a wide selection of aluminium round tubing online from trusted mills in the UK. Providing high-quality, low-priced aluminium piping to UK businesses and the general public, Speciality Metals is a leading aluminium metals supplier.
Aluminum round tubing remains one of the most popular options for industrial and commercial applications due to its incredible strength and versatility. Speciality Metals’ 15mm diameter x 1.6mm wall aluminum round tubing is made with 6082 grade, making it lightweight, corrosion resistant and ideal for various purposes. This tubing’s exceptional ductility and heat and electrical conductivity make it a go-to for many professionals, given its mechanical properties. It comes in various lengths and serves as a reliable and durable option for many industrial and commercial applications. Whether you’re in the automotive or construction industry, this tubing remains an excellent choice for a wide range of projects.
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Yes, aluminum round tubing is widely used in the automotive industry for various applications. Aluminum’s lightweight nature, excellent strength-to-weight ratio and corrosion resistance make it a favored material for enhancing vehicle performance, fuel efficiency and overall sustainability. In the automotive sector, aluminum round tubing is commonly used in radiator tubes, air conditioning systems, engine components and structural elements. By replacing heavier materials with aluminum, automakers can reduce the vehicle’s weight, leading to improved fuel economy and lower emissions. Moreover, aluminum’s malleability allows for intricate designs and shapes, making it suitable for creating complex automotive parts. As the automotive industry continues to prioritise fuel efficiency and sustainability, aluminum round tubing remains a key material in modern vehicle construction, contributing to lighter and more environmentally-friendly automobiles.
Yes, aluminum round tubing can be powder-coated for aesthetic purposes. Powder coating is a popular finishing technique that involves electrostatically applying dry powder particles onto the aluminum tubing’s surface and then curing it in an oven to create a durable and attractive finish. This process offers numerous benefits for aluminum round tubing, including a wide range of colors and finishes, enhancing the tubing’s visual appearance, and providing customisation options. Powder-coated aluminum tubing exhibits excellent resistance to scratches, abrasion, fading and chipping, ensuring the coating maintains its appearance over time. It also adds a protective barrier against moisture and environmental factors, enhancing the tubing’s overall corrosion resistance. The environmental friendliness of the powder coating process, along with easy maintenance and cleaning, further contributes to its popularity. The ability to powder-coat aluminum round tubing opens up various design possibilities for architects, designers and manufacturers in applications such as architectural elements, furniture, automotive components and outdoor structures. When choosing a powder coating, it’s essential to select coatings suited for the intended application, whether for interior or exterior use, to ensure long-lasting and aesthetically pleasing results.
Yes, aluminum round tubing is extensively used in the aerospace industry for a wide range of applications. Aluminum’s unique combination of lightweight, strength and corrosion resistance makes it a crucial material for aerospace components. Aluminum round tubing is commonly employed in aircraft structures, including fuselage frames, wing spars and stabilisers, where its high strength-to-weight ratio contributes to reducing overall aircraft weight and improving fuel efficiency. Additionally, aluminum round tubing is used in various aerospace systems, such as hydraulic and pneumatic systems, fuel lines and instrumentation tubing. Its ease of fabrication and compatibility with modern manufacturing processes make it a preferred choice for producing complex and intricate components. Furthermore, aluminum’s natural oxide layer provides inherent corrosion resistance, ensuring the longevity and reliability of aerospace parts in challenging environments. As the aerospace industry continues to seek lightweight and efficient solutions, aluminum round tubing remains a key material in advancing aircraft design and performance.
Check out our recent article ‘Understanding the Physical Properties of Aluminium Round Tubes‘ for a deeper dive into all things aluminium round tube.
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