As a supplier and distributor of metal tubing for over 65 years, Industrial Tube and Steel Corporation provides a variety of Hot rolled seamless (HRS) tubes (also known as HFS or Hot finished seamless), a lower-cost product than CDS tube and is a good material for applications that do not require the close dimensional tolerances and quality of surface finish that CDS tube provides. If tight tolerances are required, machining is used to finish the product to the exact specifications. Hot-finished seamless tubing is easy to machine to meet any requirements. HRS is used for products that require a thicker wall and a high-strength material.
Hot-rolled mechanical tubing is produced by heating a solid billet or bar and then rotary piercing it as it rotates on rollers. Then the final processing through multiple pass size-reducing mills occurs. Tolerances and finish are similar to other hot-worked steel products. The range of sizes and grades is more restricted than cold finished by the nature of the process involved. This tubing is used where dimensional accuracy and surface finish are unimportant or secondary, or where desired tolerances, finish, and final mechanical properties are to be attained by machining and heat treatment. HRS tubing is manufactured to the outside diameter (OD) and wall thickness (W) dimensions.
Determining the proper tube size is essential when producing a machined part from seamless mechanical tubing. To calculate the tube size needed to machine a given part, several important points should be considered:
Streamline your supply chain with high-quality Hot Rolled Seamless Tubing (HRS) from Industrial Tube & Steel. As a leading metals distributor for over 65 years, we have the inventory, resources, and capabilities to meet your material needs on time and within budget.
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