Uses for ERW tubes in agriculture

Union Steel Tubes appreciates that the tubing we offer is great for uses in a huge number of industries. We support clients from each of them, ensuring they have products they can rely on. Our range is impressive, including various shapes and sizes of ERW tubes. We also provide a cutting service in house to deliver the right lengths.

One of the most important industries in the world is agriculture. It plays a vital role in creating food for people all over the world. There are many uses for ERW tube in this industry. We want to take a closer look at a few of them here.


ERW tubesA number of agricultural companies have huge greenhouses so they can grow different produce all year long. These structures need to be strong and sturdy. However, they also need to be quite lightweight. The cost of creating them is also very important.

ERW tubes are a good option here. They are one of the cheapest options for tubing. However, they can be great for creating different kind of structures, including roofing. They are strong and can be surprisingly light. With galvanisation and other finishing, they can also last a long time.

Hay shelters

People who raise any kind of livestock will likely need to keep hay. It is used for feed, bedding, and more. That is why you usually see large shelters for hay on farms. These structures are similar to greenhouses in that you can use ERW tube in parts of the structure.

Irrigation systems

Tubing can be a vital part of irrigation systems as it makes it easier to transport water wherever it needs to go. ERW tubes are a low cost option here. Whether it is an aboveground or underground system, the tube can work really well. However, it is important to consider leak and corrosion protection.

Gates, fencing and more

Another important thing in agriculture is keeping livestock in the right places and splitting up land to mark fields. ERW tubing can help in both areas. The tubes can be used to create gates, fencing, and many other useful products.

Ordering ERW tubes

Union Steel Tubes make it very easy to order high quality products. You can have a look on our website to get a basic idea of the range of sizes and shapes we have. However, we can offer more option than this. In fact, we are confident we can supply tubing to cater for almost any needs.

If you have any questions about our service, from the tubes to delivery and quality care, please contact us. We are happy to talk to clients and then aim to give them the very best experience.