Carbon Steel Pipe Suppliers in South Africa

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Carbon Steel Pipes are a staple in various industries due to their high strength, durability, and cost-effectiveness. Made by combining carbon with steel at a specific mixing ratio, these pipes can withstand high pressures and extreme environments, which makes them suitable for a wide range of industrial applications.

What is a Carbon Steel Pipe?

Carbon steel pipe is a type of steel piping that's predominantly used in industrial settings. It's characterized by a higher carbon content than regular steel, giving it robustness and resistance to wear. Typically classified for its low, medium, or high carbon content, steel offers different properties to suit various applications.


Metinox Overseas is a prominent Carbon Steel Seamless Pipe Manufacturers & Suppliers in Cape Town, South Africa

Carbon steel pipes are used widely across industries. They're commonly employed in the petrochemical sector to transport oil and gas, in construction to provide structural support and frameworks, in heating systems to convey steam and water, and in the automotive industry. Their durability and resilience make them ideal for these demanding uses.

Our Key Products in South Africa

South African manufacturers and suppliers offer an extensive range of carbon steel pipes to meet the varied requirements of industries both locally and globally. Products include:

  • ASTM A106 Gr B Seamless Pipes: These seamless pipes are primarily used for high-temperature services and are preferred for their tolerance to pressure and temperature.
  • ASTM A333 Gr 6 Seamless Pipes: These are low-temperature service pipes best suited for environments where temperature constrains.
  • IS 1239 Welded Pipes: These welded pipes are commonly used for water, gas, and sewage purposes and are known for their feasibility and reliability.
  • IS 3589 Welded Pipes: These pipes, deployed for water and sewage conveyance, can easily handle a variety of fluids.
  • IS 1239 Galvanised Pipes: These pipes receive a protective zinc coating to combat rust and are frequently used in outdoor or humid environments.
  • IS 3589 Galvanised Pipes: Their corrosion-resistant properties are excellent for water infrastructure and outdoor applications.

Carbon Steel Seamless Pipe Specification in South Africa

Specifications : ASTM A106 / ASME SA106

Outside Diameter : 6.00 mm OD up to 914.4 mm OD, Sizes up to 24" NB available Ex-stock, OD Size available Ex-stock

Thickness : 0.3 mm – 50 mm, SCH 5, SCH 10, SCH 40, SCH 80, SCH 80S, SCH 160, SCH XXS, SCH XS

Size : 1/2" NB - 24" NB

Type : Seamless / ERW / Fabricated / CDW

Form: Round Pipes, Square Pipes, Rectangular Pipes.

Length : Single Random, Double Random & Required Length

Industrial Uses of Carbon Steel Pipe in South Africa

These pipes have a broad range of uses across various industries due to their durability and flexibility:

  • Energy Sector: These pipes are employed for transporting oil, gas, and steam.
  • Construction Industry: Utilized in structural applications, scaffolding, and as conduits for electrical wiring.
  • Manufacturing: Key component in machinery and used to fabricate industrial equipment.
  • Water Infrastructure: Pipes convey water for both residential and industrial use.

Quality Assurance and Testing

Carbon steel pipes undergo rigorous testing to ensure reliability and safety. Tests include hydrostatic analysis, which checks for leaks and strength; mechanical tests like tensile strength and elongation; and non-destructive evaluations to identify internal and external flaws.

Delivery and Packaging

Efficient delivery and careful handling of carbon steel pipes are crucial. Suppliers in South Africa are equipped to distribute their products within the country and export them globally. They work with logistics partners that have expertise in handling heavy industrial materials to maintain the integrity of the pipes in transit.

Pipes are typically bundled securely in waterproof packaging to prevent rust and other damage during storage and transport. End caps and protective rings may be added to safeguard the pipes' beveled ends.

Partner with us for All Your Carbon Steel Pipe Needs in South Africa

Boasting years of expertise and a reputation for reliability, we are poised to supply an extensive array of carbon steel pipes that meet and exceed industry standards. When you choose us as your supplier, you are selecting a partner committed to providing excellence and innovation with every product delivered.

Contact us today to discuss how our carbon steel pipes can enhance your next project in South Africa. Our team is ready to provide professional support and ensure your requirements are met with the utmost attention to detail and service.