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Carbon Pipe

Carbon pipes, also known as carbon steel pipes, are tubular structures made from carbon steel, composed primarily of carbon and small amounts of other elements such as manganese, silicon, and copper. Carbon pipes possess high tensile strength, making them suitable for handling heavy loads and enduring high pressures. They exhibit excellent resistance to deformation, corrosion, and impact, allowing them to withstand harsh operating conditions. Carbon pipes are also highly versatile. They come in different forms, including seamless, welded, and spiral-welded varieties. They are available in various sizes, diameters, and thicknesses, making them adaptable to multiple applications. Carbon pipes find extensive use in various industries and are commonly employed for transporting fluids, gasses, and solids in liquid or gas form.

Some common applications include:

  • Oil and Gas Industry: Carbon pipes are widely used for exploration, production, and transportation. They form the backbone of oil and gas pipelines, facilitating the safe and efficient transfer of petroleum products over long distances.
  • Water and Sewage Systems: Carbon pipes convey potable water, wastewater, and industrial effluents. Carbon pipes’ corrosion resistance and durability are ideal for underground and aboveground installations.
  • Structural Applications: Carbon pipes are structural components in buildings, bridges, and infrastructure projects. Due to their high strength and stability, they are used for columns, beams, piling, and other load-bearing purposes.
  • Heat Exchangers and Boilers: Carbon pipes facilitate heat transfer between fluids. Their thermal conductivity and high-temperature resistance make them suitable for such applications.
  • Mechanical and Automotive Industries: Carbon pipes are used to manufacture machinery, mechanical components, and automotive parts. They fabricate frames, chassis, exhaust systems, and other critical components.

Carbon pipes can be coated or lined with epoxy or polyethylene to enhance their corrosion resistance, especially when handling corrosive fluids or operating in challenging environments. These coatings provide an additional layer of protection to extend the lifespan of the pipes and maintain their performance. 

No matter your piping needs, DS Pipe & Steel has you covered. We carry various piping grades, diameters, and wall thicknesses. Don’t hesitate to call and speak with one of our experienced sales reps to learn more.