Q215 Carbon Steel Pipe is a popular material for many construction projects due to its strength, durability, flexibility, customization options, low maintenance requirements and sustainability.
Carbon steel pipes are commonly used for water mains, gas lines, oil lines and other industrial services that require high resistance to shock or corrosion. They’re also found in buildings, government facilities and homes.
|Specification||Q215 Carbon Steel Pipe|
|Chemical Composition||C: 0.15%, Mn: 1.20%, Si: 0.30%, P: 0.045%, S: 0.050%|
|Outer Diameter||21.3mm – 660mm|
|Wall Thickness||1.0mm – 22.2mm|
|Length||5.8m – 12m or customized|
|Surface Treatment||Black painting, varnish painting, anti-rust oil, hot galvanized, 3PE coating, epoxy coating|
|Standard||GB/T3091-2001, GB/T13793-92, ASTM A53, ASTM A106, ASTM A500, ASTM A795, DIN2440/2444, EN10255, EN10219, BS1387, ISO65|
|End Finish||Plain end, beveled end, threaded|
|Application||Construction, transportation of oil and gas, water transmission, mechanical processing, power generation, shipbuilding, etc.|
These steels are composed of an iron and carbon alloy, commonly referred to as alloy steel. Due to their higher carbon content than stainless steel and nickel-based alloy steels, these alloy steels may require special handling or storage conditions.
Carbon steel comes in various grades, each suitable for different applications. They are classified according to their chemical composition, mechanical properties and strength.
Grades A53, A106 and A334 are common carbon steel pipe grades used for transporting fluids throughout industrial applications. The A53 variety is best suited to general-purpose air, water and steam transportation needs.
Pipes come in various shapes and sizes, such as plain end, cut quare, grooved, threaded and coupling. Furthermore, these pipes can be finished with galvanized, stainless or acid-resistant coatings.
Carbon steel’s primary advantage lies in its resistance to extreme temperatures and pressures. These characteristics make it ideal for power plants and other high-pressure industries where flammable or highly corrosive liquids must often be transported.
Carbon steel offers another major benefit in terms of corrosion resistance. This helps to save costs associated with replacing damaged pipes, though it should be noted that corrosion in carbon steel can be accelerated when exposed to acidic environments. This could affect their functionality and cause them to corrode faster than other types of pipes.
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