Sterling News

Contrasting the Different Qualities of Steel Pipes and Tubes

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

As a leading steel tube manufacturer, we're often asked what the primary differences are between steel pipes and tubes. While, on the face of it, it may seem that the two words refer to the same end product, the opposite is true. Steel piping and tubing have different manufacturing processes, specifications and applications. In this post, we're going to contrast the differences between the two and, hopefully, shed a little light on what is an occasionally confusing subject.

Standard Applications and Uses for our High Quality Steel Tubing

Monday, July 24, 2017

Because of its resistance to both corrosion and high temperatures, steel tubing is used in many industries where longevity and resilience are critical. As we talked about in our previous post, the solar industry depends on steel tubes because they know that they can withstand the test of time. Today, we're going to look at a few of the other common industries that require – or benefit from – the use of steel tubing.

What Will Work Better For Your Application, Pipes or Tubes?

Monday, June 26, 2017

Pipes and tubes share a lot of functionality and, often, it's difficult to determine which will be best for a particular application. Whether you're transporting liquids from one area of the building to another or you're moving gases out of the facility, both steel pipes and tubes can get the job done. Typically, however, one choice will provide certain benefits over the other. In this post, we aim to make your decision easier by looking at some of the advantages and disadvantages of pipes and tubes.

Prevent Costly Shutdowns by Sourcing Electric Welded Steel Tubing from Sterling Pipe & Tube

Thursday, April 27, 2017

If you're in manufacturing or construction, you understand the importance of timely deliveries of essential materials, such as electric welded steel tubing. In the event that a supplier doesn't live up to your expectations – they miss a delivery or, worse, deliver a low-quality product – your operation can grind to a halt. Productivity drops, production stalls, and you start incurring unnecessary costs. Not only that, but your employees, your clients, and your reputation suffer consequences, as well. To avoid this, you need to be confident in your suppliers.

When Service and Dependability Count, Count on Sterling Pipe & Tube

Monday, March 27, 2017

Sterling Pipe & Tube has earned a reputation for manufacturing the highest quality round steel pipes and tubes on the market. We understand that, when it comes right down to it, quality is paramount and, because of that, we refuse to compromise on the materials, methods, and equipment that we use when manufacturing our electric welded steel tubes. However, we also understand that there is a second element in the equation: service. Selling the greatest product in the world means nothing if you can't deliver it on time, at a reasonable price, and with responsive customer service.

Why Experience and Service Make all the Difference When Sourcing Steel Pipes and Tubes

Friday, January 27, 2017

If you've had troubles sourcing your company's steel pipes and tubes in the past, you understand the importance of experience and quality-driven, dedicated customer service. Whether you're looking for round steel tubes, square steel pipes, or any other component essential to your operation, there's simply no substitute for working with a knowledgeable, professional team that understands your needs.

Looking for Electric Welded Steel Tubes? Work with a Company You Can Trust

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

If you've been searching for a new source for your operation's essential electric welded steel tubes, you're looking in the right place. Sterling Pipe & Tube takes great pride in offering the industry's best products but, more than that, we take even greater pride in exceeding our customers' expectations. From a service standpoint, we employ only the most knowledgeable, capable and highly-trained personnel in the industry, resulting in a manufacturing operation that offers higher quality, faster lead times and increased dependability.

A Look at the Markets Served by Sterling Pipe & Tube

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Sterling Pipe & Tube serves a wide range of industries, providing square, rectangular and round steel tubes to a number of manufacturers, developers and distributors. With over twenty-four years of experience manufacturing high-quality steel tubing and pipe, we supply to industries in the United States, Mexico, Canada and Australia. Always striving to provide the best level of customer service possible, our team is our greatest asset: their experience, expertise and professional approach to providing our customers with access to the products that they need is essential to our operation. In this post, we're going to look at a few of the industries that we serve.

Determining Whether Your Application Requires Steel Pipes or Steel Tubes

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

If you're weighing your options, trying to determine whether your application requires steel pipes or steel tubes, you are likely considering a number of questions. What are the major differences between pipes and tubes? Of the two, which is best suited to my application? How does the pricing vary between pipes and tubes? The team at Sterling Pipe & Tube are experienced, knowledgeable experts when it comes to answering these questions. In this post, we're going to walk you through the differences and, hopefully, help you decide whether your application requires pipes or tubes.

Different Pipes for Different Types, All About Quality

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

As one of the industry's most prominent manufacturers of round steel tubes and pipes, we often field questions about what makes our products different. The answer, of course, is quality. But, what does that mean? How is it quantified? And, furthermore, what other benefits supplement the quality of our steel piping and tubing? In this post, we're going to take a closer look at what makes Sterling Pipe & Tube's products the best on the market.