What Are Some Typical Dimensions of Square Tubing?


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Square tubing is typically available in dimensions ranging from 1/2 by 1/2 inch to 32 by 32 inches. The thickness of the tubes varies from 1/8 inch to 5/8 inches, and the tubes are available in standard lengths of 20, 24, 40 and 48 feet.

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What Are Some Typical Dimensions of Square Tubing?
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The dimensions of the square tubing refer to the outer width of the square. Tubes with dimensions of 1/2 by 1/2 inch to 1 by 1 inch come in size increments of 1/8 inch. From 1 1/4 to 2 inches, the tube size varies in increments of 1/4 inch, and from 2 1/2 to 5 1/2 inches, the tube sizes increase in increments of 1/2 inch. Tubes with dimensions above 5 1/2 inches are available in size increments of 1 or 2 inches.

Smaller square tubing has thinner walls, whereas the walls of larger tubes are thicker.

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