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BS SPECIFICATION BS - 1387 : 1967

DIMENSIONS, NOMINAL WEIGHTS ETC. OF MS ERW STEEL TUBES


Nominal Weight Black Tubes

N.B and
series

Appx.
Outside
diameter

Inch.

Inch.

Inch.

SWG

Ih/ft

ft/ton

Ib/ft

1/2 L
M
H
3/4 L
M
H
1L
M
H
1L
M
H
L
M
H
2L
M
H
2L
M
H
3L
M
H
4L
M
H
5M
H
6M
H

27/32
27/32
27/32
1.1/16
1.1/16
1.1/16
1.11/32
1.11/32
1.1/16
1.11/16
1.11/16
1.11/16
1.29/32
1.29/32
1.29/32
2.3/8
2.3/8
2.3/8
3
3
3
3.1/2
3.1/2
3.1/2
4.1/2
4.1/2
4.1/2
5.1/2
5.1/2
6.1/2
6.1/2

0.08
0.104
0.128
0.092
0.104
0.128
0.104
0.128
0.128
0.104
0.128
0.160
0.116
0.128
0.160
0.116
0.144
0.178
0.128
0.144
0.176
0.128
0.160
0.192
0.144
0.176
0.212
0.192
0.212
0.192
0.212

14
12
10
13
12
10
12
10
8
12
10
8
11
10
8
11
9
7
10
9
7
10
8
6
9
7
5
5
5
6
5

0.60
0.822
0.977
0.944
1.08
1.27
1.36
1.64
2.00
1.73
2.11
2.58
2.19
2.43
2.98
2.76
3.42
4.14
3.90
4.58
5.31
4.58
4.69
6.78
6.64
8.14
9.71
10.9
12.0
12.9
14.3

3500
2725
2293
2373
2113
1764
1659
1366
1120
1295
1062
868
1023
922
752
812
855
541
574
511
422
489
394
331
337
275
231
206
187
174
157

0.646
0.828
0.983
0.954
1.07
1.28
1.36
1.85
2.01
1.75
2.13
2.60
2.22
2.46
3.01
2.81
3.47
4.19
3.98
4.46
5.39
4.69
5.8
6.87
6.84
8.34
9.91
11.2
12.3
13.3
14.7

Thickness
Plain End

Tolerance
a. Thickness
Light Tubes

+ Not limited

Medium & Heavy


Tubes

-8%
+ Not limited
-8%

b. Weight
1. Single Tube
(irrespective of
the quantity)
2. For quantities
of less than 500ft
of one size

ft/ton

Ib/ft

ft/ton

Ib/ft

3467
2705
2279
2348
2093
1750
1647
1358
1114
1280
1052
662
1009
911
744
797
646
535
583
502
416
478
386
326
327
269
226
200
182
168
152

176
137
116
119
106
89
83
69
56
65
53
44
51
46
38
40
33
27
28
25
21
24
19
16
18
13
11
10
9
8
8

0.685
0.880
1.015
1.001
1.11
1.33
1.42
1.71
2.06
1.82
2.19
2.66
2.28
2.52
3.02
2.88
3.55
4.27
4.06
4.52
5.45
4.74
5.86
6.95
6.88
8.36
9.89
11.15
12.22
13.22
14.58

3270
2605
2207
2238
2018
1684
1577
1310
1087
1231
1023
842
982
869
727
778
631
525
552
496
411
473
382
322
327
268
226
201
183
169
154

0.692
0.887
1.021
1.008
1.12
1.34
1.43
1.72
2.08
1.84
2.21
2.68
2.31
2.55
3.11
2.93
3.6
4.31
4.14
4.60
5.53
4.90
5.97
7.06
7.08
8.55
10.00
11.48
12.56
13.62
14.98

Screwed &
Socketed

-10%
-8%
-10%
-8%

Calculated Nominal Weight


Galvanised tubes

Pcs (6M)/
Tonof
Black
screwed &
socketed
(Appx)

3. For quantities of
500 ft and over of
one size
(c) Length
Unless otherwise
specified

Plain End

-4%
-4%

Ordinary Sockets
Pcs (6M)/
Tonof
Approx.
Min
G.I.
O.D.
Length
screwed
&
ft/ton socketed
Inch.
Inch.
(Appx)

Screwed &
Socketed

3237
2584
2194
2222
2000
1672
1568
1302
1077
1217
1014
836
970
878
720
785
622
520
541
487
405
457
376
317
317
262
222
195
178
164
150

164
131
111
11&3
101
85
79
66
55
62
51
42
49
44
38
39
31
26
27
25
20
23
19
16
16
13
11
10
9
8
7

1.1/16
1.1/16
1.1/16
1.9/32
1.9/32
1.9/32
1.9/16
1.9/16
1.9/16
1.15/16
1.15/16
1.15/16
2.3/16
2.3/16
2.3/16
2.11/18
2.11/16
2.11/16
3.5/18
3.5/18
3.5/16
3.7/8
3.7/8
3.7/8
4.7/8
4.7/8
4.7/8
5.15/18
5.15/16
7
7

1.7/16
1.7/16
1.7/16
1.9/16
1.9/16
1.9/16
1.13/16
1.13/16
1.13/16
2
2
2
2
2
2
2.3/8
2.3/8
2.3/8
2.11/16
2.11/16
2.11/16
2.15/16
2.15/16
2.15/16
3.7/16
3.7/16
3.7/16
3.3/4
3.3/4
3.3/4
3.3/4

Threads
No.

per inch.
14
14
14
14
14
14
11
11
11
11
11
11
11
11
11
11
11
11
11
11
11
11
11
11
11
11
11
11
11
11
11