Tel: +86-0731-88672086   E-mail:
Home » News » Pipe News » Advantages and disadvantages of square tubes

Advantages and disadvantages of square tubes

Views: 3     Author: Site Editor     Publish Time: 2023-11-29      Origin: Site

Advantages of square tube:

1)Light weight: Compared to other building materials, square tubes are lighter, easier to transport and install, and reduce the building's load-bearing requirements.

2)High strength: They are made from high-quality cold-rolled steel plates, which provide high strength and toughness, enabling them to withstand large loads and forces.

3)Low cost: Additionally, square tubes are relatively inexpensive compared to other metal materials, resulting in cost savings during production.

4)Strong anti-corrosion ability: Square pipes can undergo various surface treatments, such as coating and spray painting, to enhance their anti-corrosion properties.

Disadvantages of square tube:

1)Square pipes may not be suitable for certain occasions due to their relatively heavy weight compared to lightweight materials like plastic pipes.

2)Additionally, their poor thermal conductivity, when compared to materials such as aluminum alloys, may limit their application in specific industrial fields.

3)If the surface of square pipes is not treated properly, they can easily become damp and rust, which can negatively impact their service life.

The performance of square tubes in different application fields:

1. Construction field

Square tubes are commonly used in construction for support structures and pipeline systems due to their high strength and low cost.

2. Machinery manufacturing field

Square tubes are commonly used in the mechanical industry for manufacturing machine brackets, forklift frames, and other applications due to their easy processing and high strength.

3. Furniture manufacturing field

Square tubes are commonly used in furniture manufacturing due to their ease of processing and versatility in creating various furniture shapes. However, their weight makes them unsuitable for lightweight furniture.

In summary, square tubes are a common metal material with unique advantages and disadvantages in various fields. Manufacturers should carefully consider their specific needs and choose materials that are suitable for their applications.

Hunan Great Steel Pipe Co.,Ltd
Hunan Great Steel Pipe Co.,Ltd is a world-class production and service provider of submerged arc straight seam welded pipe as the first subsidiary of Shinestar Group. Hunan Great Steel Pipe Co.,Ltd pays more attention to in the pipeline engineering research areas as a pioneer of China Petroleum Pipeline & Gas Pipeline Science Research Institute.



 Tel: +86-0731-88672086 
 Address: Hunan Steel Industrial Zone,No.9 Xiangfu Road, Yuhua District, Changsha,    Hunan, China
Copyright © Hunan Great Steel Pipe Co.,Ltd. All Rights Reserved. Sitemap