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Tubing

O’Neal Steel supplies aluminum, hot rolled, and stainless steel tubing in a range of variants and dimensions. Square metal tubing is strong, durable, and uniform in size and shape. These qualities allow the shape to be used for a variety of applications.

Industries We Serve

Whether you're looking for tubing with the ability to withstand harsh environments or your next project emphasizes other attributes, we're here to help you find the material you need. O'Neal Steel supplies tubing to a variety of industries including:

  • Agricultural Machinery and Equipment Manufacturing
  • Metal Building and Component Manufacturing
  • Metal Fabrication
  • Metal Service Centers

  • Your Trusted Tubing Supplier

    With over 100 years of experience in the metals industry, O’Neal Steel is your trusted tubing supplier. We make it easy for you to shop our tubing and other metal products anytime, anywhere, and on any device in PRONTO®. Have a product-related question or looking to request a quote? Our team is always happy to share their knowledge, expertise, and resources to help move your project forward.

    Did you know that we also offer a variety of metal cutting services? Save time and maximize efficiency by sending your drawings to our experienced processing team. Our state-of-the-art tube lasers deliver quick, precise, cuts ensuring your metal is delivered exactly how you need it.

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    Tubing Defined

    Metal tubing is a highly sought-after shape utilized in a variety of project designs. While the specific dimensions and wall thicknesses can vary, the final extruded product is highly uniform, making it a popular choice for applications that require welding.

    O'Neal Steel's extensive inventory of aluminum, hot rolled, and stainless steel tubing is often used in applications such as the following:

    • Brackets and bases
    • Framework for stairway railing, entry gates, and yard fencing
    • Support structures for manufacturing processes
    • Truck, trailer, and rail car frames

    Contact us today to learn more or request a quote for your upcoming project.

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    Tubing Metal Types

    Aluminum

    GRADES OF ALUMINUM

    O'Neal Steel's extensive inventory of aluminum products are offered in the following grades:

    • 3003
    • 5052
    • 6061
    • 6063

    Learn more about the aluminum shapes and grades we supply here.

    PROPERTIES OF ALUMINUM

    The high strength to weight ratio of aluminum, coupled with its corrosion resistance make it a great material for truck and trailer manufacturers or marine applications. In addition, aluminum has ideal electrical and thermal conductivities, and is heat resistant, making it an ideal choice for power transmission equipment manufacturers.

    Aluminum can be easily formed and machined, and accepts a wide variety of surface finishes, although in most applications it needs no protective coating.

    Are you looking to incorporate aluminum in your next project?

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    Hot Rolled

    HOT ROLLED STEEL VS. COLD-FINISHED STEEL

    There are many differences between hot rolled and cold-finished steel. The first is the process. Hot rolled steel goes through one high heat treatment process, while cold-finished steel requires further processing. After cooling to room temperature, cold-finished steel is then rolled again. This additional treatment process results in a stronger metal that can be used for more precise applications or projects that require a smoother aesthetic appearance. Compared to cold-finished steel, hot rolled steel surfaces are rougher. Hot rolled steel is typically used in applications where precise shapes and tolerances are not critical.

    HOT ROLLED GRADES WE CARRY

    • 1008/20
    • 1018
    • 1020/26
    • 1045
    • 4140/42
    • A1011
    • A36
    • A500
    • A513
    • A572
    • A992
    • AR235

    Browse our vast inventory of hot rolled steel products in PRONTO® today!

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    Stainless Steel

    304 vs. 316 STAINLESS STEEL

    The most common stainless steel alloys are 304 and 316/316L. 304 stainless steel is easy to form, weld, stamp, machine, and fabricate. It holds a high resistance to temperature and corrosion. This material also scores high on the strength index. Stainless steel is very easy to clean and is ideal for industries that demand high sanitation and frequent washing. 316 holds the same resistance, toughness, and strength properties as 304. The difference between 304 and 316 stainless steel is their elements. 304 is 18% chromium and 8% nickel. 316 is 16% chromium, 10% nickel, and 2% molybdenum. 316 also offers more protection against pitting.

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    GRADES OF STAINLESS STEEL

    • 304/304L
    • 316/316L
    • 303
    • 1045

    Explore our stainless steel grade selection, chat with metal experts, and request a quote in PRONTO®.

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