Go Summarize

The Difference Between Pipe and Tube

Pipe#tube#metal#metal supermarkets
357K views|8 years ago
💫 Short Summary

The video explains the distinctions between pipes and tubes, highlighting that pipes are round for liquids/gases and tubes can be various shapes for structural purposes. Pipes are measured by inside diameter and wall thickness, while tubes are measured by outside diameter and wall thickness. Tube has tighter tolerances and the outside diameter of nominal pipe never changes. The video offers tips on identifying pipe vs. tube and suggests visiting Metal Supermarkets for metal purchases.

✨ Highlights
📊 Transcript
Differences between pipe and tube.
02:00
Pipes are round and used for transferring liquids or gases, while tubes can be square, rectangular, or round and used for structural applications.
Pipes are measured by inside diameter and wall thickness, while tubes are measured by outside diameter and wall thickness.
Tubes have tighter tolerances on dimensions and the outside diameter of nominal pipe never changes.
Viewers are encouraged to visit Metal Supermarkets for metal purchases.