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Oval Tubing

Oval Tubing

Oval Tubing

Good day everyone.  Would anyone know of a mill or distributor who handles STOCK sizes of oval or obround carbon steel (1020/1026) tubing.  Let me eliminate 90% of your responses before-hand by saying that a custom run is out of the question, I only need a couple 100 feet of two sizes.  Thanks for your input. Wes.

RE: Oval Tubing

Have you tried searching under the term "elliptical tubing"?

RE: Oval Tubing


You might want to try running relatively thin-wall round [seamless] tubing thru oval rolling-dies [progressive sizing]. The Tubing can be formed cold, warm or hot[depending on severity of forming]... then stress-relieved If/as Required.


Note: in aviation "streamlined" [semi-oval] 4130 N steel is used for highly loaded struts.

RE: Oval Tubing

You could also try www.tubenet.org which has a good collection of info.  best of luck.


RE: Oval Tubing

Lock Joint Tube in Indiana carries quite a variety of ovals, along with other shapes.

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