Flat Oval Tube

The qualities of oval tubes

When you compare them to your regular tube, flat oval tube offers a myriad of benefits. The shape has less chance of becoming misshapen for one thing. For another, it is stronger.

Additionally, the tubes are more compact, meaning you don’t need as much room to use them. This makes them perfect for those projects that demand you work in a smaller environment. The composition is more aerodynamic too, allowing you to use oval tubes on vehicles and exhaust pipes.

Important facts about flat oval tube

flat oval tubeYou will likely require oval tubing for your own projects at some point. If so, something vital you must remember is that it demands more skill to bend and adapt these tubes. The trouble comes from the fact that circular tubes shall support themselves during manipulation. This helps to lower the likelihood of misshaping. Non-round tubes don’t have the support and are capable of buckling or flattening. To prevent this, you will need the correct equipment and must take care.

In addition to the flat oval tube, there is another kind you must remain aware of. This would be elliptical. The difference between the two is that the latter are an actual oval and possess a constant rounded edge. Flat oval tubing is similar to a rectangular tube, only there are curved edges. This can offer benefits for installation.

Come and speak to us

You can have a look at all the sizes of flat oval tubes we produce on our website’s product page. All you have to do is click on the pdf and go to the document’s final page. The sizes are labelled clearly, so it should make finding the flat oval tube you need easy.

You are welcome to contact us if you wish to speak to our team about a particular tubing application. The address for emails is enquiries@unionsteel.co.uk. Our phone number is 01902 881222.