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Design and dimensional properties of steel tubes As per IS 1239 (part 1) 1979

NB series min OD max OD SWG thk in mm Mtr/T Kg/M


15 L 21 21.4 14 2 1050 0.96
M 21 21.8 12 2.65 820 1.23
H 21 21.8 10 3.25 690 1.46
20 L 26.4 26.9 13 2.35 709 1.42
M 26.5 27.3 12 2.65 633 1.59
H 26.5 27.3 10 3.25 526 1.91
25 L 33.2 33.8 12 2.65 496 2.09
M 33.3 34.2 10 3.25 410 2.46
H 33.3 34.2 8 4.05 337 2.99
32 L 41.9 42.5 12 2.65 388 2.61
M 42 42.9 10 3.25 318 3.17
H 42 42.9 8 4.05 260 3.87
40 L 47.8 48.4 11 2.9 308 3.29
M 47.9 48.8 10 3.25 277 3.65
H 47.9 48.8 8 4.05 226 4.47
50 L 59.6 60.2 11 2.9 243 4.18
M 59.7 60.8 9 3.65 196 5.17
H 59.7 60.8 7 4.5 162 6.24
65 L 75.2 76 10 3.25 172 5.92
M 75.3 76.6 9 3.65 154 6.63
H 75.3 76.6 7 4.5 127 8.02
80 L 87.9 88.7 10 3.25 147 6.98
M 88 89.5 8 4.05 118 8.64
H 88 89.5 6 4.85 99 10.3
100 L 113 113.9 9 3.65 101 10.2
M 113.1 115 7 4.5 83 12.4
H 113.1 115 5 5.4 69 14.7
125 M 138.5 140.8 6 4.85 62 16.7
H 138.5 140.8 5 5.4 56 18.3
150 M 163.9 166.5 6 4.85 52 19.8
H 163.9 166.5 5 5.4 47 21.8

Physical properties

Tensile strength 320 N/mm2


Elongation For 15,20,25 mm tubes 12% min (except steam and gas services)
For 15,20,25 mm tubes 20% min (for steam and gas services)
For other sizes 20% min

Chemical properties

Phosphor and sulphur not more than 0.6%

Tolerances

Thickness Weight
Light tubes + not limited;-8% single tube(light) +10%;-8%
Heavy tubes + not limited ;-10% Single tube(medium&heavy) +or- 10%
For 10 T load (light) +or-5%
For 10 T load (medium&heavy) +or- 7.5%