Steel tubes, or hollow sections, is the generic term for a group of products that includes square, rectangular and round tubes. These are made of high quality steel. As the name suggests, they are hollow on the inside and therefore have a lower weight than comparable solid bars.
Steel pipe: advantages and applications
The great advantage of steel tubes is their stability with comparatively low overall weight. Round tubes with different diameters are therefore often used in pipeline construction, but they are also used in railing construction or in the area of frame construction. Square and rectangular tubes in various sizes are ideally suited for the construction of stable structures or for machine and plant engineering. Thus, our steel tubes offer the main material for a variety of different projects. Be it a table frame made of our stable square tubes, a self-creation of a railing or a DIY exhibition stand.
Depending on the type of steel, there are almost no limits to the applications. However, it is important to remember that steel tubes should be surface treated due to their susceptibility to corrosion. This is the only way to prevent rapid corrosion. It is possible to treat the steel with a wet paint, a powder coating or galvanic processes. We will be happy to inform you here about the process that is right for you!
Buy steel tubes made to measure
In our online store, you can have the steel pipes individually cut to your required dimensions. You determine the wall thicknesses, the diameter and also the length of the steel pipe according to your ideas and your construction project. Our trained personnel will carry out your individual wishes and adjust the cut lengths of the steel pipes to the millimeter, with the help of a metal circular saw or a band saw.
At rapa GmbH, you will always receive products of consistently high steel quality. Our products are made of steel in S235JRH quality, which is also known as normal structural steel. This type of steel is particularly known for its ease of processing, as it allows for easy forming and can be welded using all common methods. Thus, it is ideally suited, for example, for locksmith activities, constructions in mechanical engineering and much more.
If you have any questions about the areas of application or if you need components in special dimensions, please do not hesitate to contact us. We are looking forward to supporting your individual projects with our steel tubes!