Stainless Steel Seamless Pipe
Knowledge Base for Stainless Steel Pipes

1. What defines a stainless steel seamless pipe?

The stainless steel seamless pipe is a kind of a hollow cross-section, not the surrounding stainless steel strip joints.

2. How are stainless steel seamless pipes classified?

They are classified according to its production method. There are three categories cold-rolled pipes, hot- rolled tube and squeeze tube.

3. What are the main applications of stainless steel seamless pipes?

Boiler and pressure vessels manufacturing industry and chemical refining industry.

4. Which one is better at carrying pressure, the stainless steel seamless pipe or the stainless steel welded pipe?

The stainless steel seamless pipe withstands higher pressure, which is generally used in the high-voltage equipment.

5. What are the differences between the steel grade 316 and the 304?

The steel grade 316 has a higher nickel content and is more resistant to corrosion.

6. What is the attribution of the steel grade 310S?

High-temperature oxidation resistance.

7. Is decorative stainless steel tube the same as stainless steel seamless pipe?

Decorative stainless steel tube is relatively cracked and thin and is used mainly for rail rather than industry.

8. What is the difference between stainless steel pipe and stainless arakawa tube?

Stainless steel seamless pipe is processed from stainless arakawa tube.  Stainless arakawa tube is perforated by stainless steel round bar.

9. Which factors will affect the price of  Shen Te stainless steel pipes?

The international Nickel price is an influence on the price of stainless steel pipe.

10. How to identify the grade of the steel?

It is detected by a liquid test or by laboratory equipment, for example carbon and sulfur detection and direct-reading spectrometer.