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ASTM A179 Cold Drawn Carbon Steel Tube Seamless For Heat Exchanger
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ASTM A179 Cold Drawn Carbon Steel Tube Seamless For Heat Exchanger


The ASTM A179 Cold Drawn Carbon Steel Tube is a seamless tubing solution specifically designed for heat exchanger applications. This high-quality carbon steel tubing exhibits excellent thermal conductivity and is widely used in various industries for efficient heat transfer. In this article, we will delve into the material composition, specifications, mechanical properties, physical properties, process performance, and applications of ASTM A179 tubes.


Material and Specification

Property Value
Standard ASTM A179
Material Carbon Steel
Manufacturing Seamless
Outer Diameter 1/8" to 3" (3.2mm to 76.2mm)
Wall Thickness 0.015" to 0.500" (0.4mm to 12.7mm)
Length 6m or Custom


Chemical Composition

Element Composition (%)
Carbon (C) 0.06 - 0.18
Manganese (Mn) 0.27 - 0.63
Phosphorus (P) ≤ 0.035
Sulfur (S) ≤ 0.035


Mechanical Properties

Property Value
Tensile Strength ≥ 325 MPa
Yield Strength ≥ 180 MPa
Elongation ≥ 35%
Hardness ≤ 72 HRB


Physical Properties

Property Value
Density 7.85 g/cm³
Melting Point 1420 - 1465°C
Thermal Conductivity 51.9 W/m·K
Electrical Conductivity 1.44 10⁶ S/m


Process Performance
The ASTM A179 Cold Drawn Carbon Steel Tube undergoes a cold drawing process that imparts enhanced dimensional accuracy and smoothness to the tubing. The cold drawing process involves pulling the tubing through a die to reduce its diameter and wall thickness, resulting in a seamless and uniform final product. This process enhances the tube's mechanical properties and surface finish, making it suitable for heat exchanger applications that require efficient heat transfer and resistance to corrosion.



The exceptional thermal conductivity and corrosion resistance of ASTM A179 Cold Drawn Carbon Steel Tubes make them a preferred choice for a wide range of heat exchanger applications. Some of the common industries and applications include:
1. Power Generation: Used in boilers and condensers for efficient heat exchange in power plants.
2. Chemical Processing: Utilized in chemical reactors and heating/cooling systems.
3. Oil and Gas: Employed in heat exchangers for crude oil refining and petrochemical processes.
4. HVAC Systems: Integrated into air conditioning and refrigeration systems for effective cooling and heating.
5. Automotive: Utilized in automotive radiators and heaters for thermal management.
6. Food and Beverage: Applied in processing equipment for temperature regulation during production.
7. Pharmaceuticals: Used in pharmaceutical manufacturing processes requiring controlled temperatures.

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