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We stock the largest selection of steel tubing products in British Columbia, offering an extremely diverse selection of HSS squares, rectangles and rounds along with a wide array of mechanical (ERW) sizes and shapes.  Along with our wide selection of sizes we also offer a comprehensive selection of wall thicknesses and lengths.

Typical Size Availability
HSS     Mechanical (ERW)
Category Size (O.D) Wall Thickness   Category Size (O.D) Wall Thickness
Rectangle 2" x 1" - 14" x 6" 0.100 - 0.625   Rectangle 1" x 0.5" - 3" x 1.5" 0.065 - 0.120
HSS Round 1.050" - 16" 0.100 - 0.500   Round 0.5" - 3" 0.065 - 0.120
HSS Square 1" x 1" - 16" x 16" 0.100 - 0.625   Square 0.5" x 0.5" - 2" x 2" 0.065 - 0.120


We are able to offer most sizes in lengths ranging from 20' to 60', custom lengths are also available to order.  Contact our sales department for more information.

The majority of our products are available in two grades, CSA G40.21 and ASTM A500.  Other grades are available and can be sourced should your job call for them.  Check out the section below for more information on the differences between the CSA and ASTM specifications for strength, chemistry and tolerances for rounds and shapes.

 


CSA G40.21 vs ASTM A500

  CSA G40.21 ASTM A500
Description
Standard Specification for cold-formed welded and seamless carbon steel structural tubing inrounds and shapes.
General requirements for rolled or welded structural quality steel/ structural quality steel.
Intended Use
Welded, riveted or bolted construction of bridges and buildings and for general structual purposes
General specifications for plates, shapes, hollow sections, sheet, sheet piling cold-formed channels and bars used in construction

Technical Information
  Round and Shaped Structural Tubing
Strength Levels CSA G40.21 ASTM A500
Yield Strength 50,000 psi minimum round - 46,000 / shaped - 50,000 psi minimum
Tensile Strength 65,000 - 90,000 psi 62,000 psi minimum
Elongation % in 2" 22% minimum 21% minimum
Chemical Levels CSA G40.21 ASTM A500
Carbon 0.23 max 0.23 max
Manganese 0.50–1.50 1.35 max
Phosphorus 0.040 max 0.035 max
Sulfur 0.050 max 0.035 max
Silicon 0.400 max N / A
Grain Refining Elements 0.100 max N / A

Tolerances
  Round Structural Tubing
O.D Size CSA G40.21 ASTM A500
> 1.9–2.5 incl. + / - .020" + / - .75%
> 2.5–3.5 incl. + / - .030" + / - .75%
> 3.5–5.5 incl. + / - .040" + / - .75%
> 5.5 incl. + / - 1% + / - .75%
  Shaped Structural Tubing
O.D. Size CSA G40.21 ASTM A500
< 2.5 incl. + / - .020" + / - .020"
> 2.5–3.5 incl. + / - .030" + / - .025"
> 3.5–5.5 incl. + / - .040" + / - .030"
> 5.5 incl. + / - 1% + / - 1%

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