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How to Select Steel Pipes Manufacturers in India?

how to select steel pipes manufacturers

Steel pipes are used in a wide range of industries due to their strength, durability and versatility. They are used for a variety of applications including transportation of fluid and gas, agriculture and machinery. If you are looking to purchase steel pipes and fittings for your next project, here is an interesting read on selecting steel pipe manufacturers in India. We have curated information on different types of steel pipes, their uses and factors to consider when selecting a steel pipe manufacturer

  1. What are different types of steel pipes?

There are different types of steel pipes, such as:

  • MS pipes: Mild Steel pipes (MS pipes) are considered an ideal product for transportation of oil, water, and natural gas. They are also used in irrigation systems and production of automotive components. Also, they are used in firefighting systems, such as fire sprinkler systems and fire hydrant systems. Made with low-carbon steel, these pipes offer superior strength and versatility.

  • ERW black: ERW black pipes are manufactured from heating a steel coil or strip and then rolling it into a cylindrical shape. The edges are then welded together to form a seamless pipe. Their cylindrical shape makes them ideal for use in pipelines. They are also used in scaffolding and construction.

  • GI pipes: Galvanised Iron (GI) pipes are made by coating the surface of a steel pipe with zinc. The layer of zinc-iron alloy offers a protective barrier against corrosion. This ensures that GI pipes are safe for use in water supply, gas distribution and plumbing applications. They are also widely used in fire sprinkler systems. 

  • Large-diameter pipes: These pipes have a diameter greater than the standard size pipes. Usually pipes with diameters greater than 610 mm are referred to as large-diameter pipes.  These pipes are used in a wide variety of applications such as  water supply, oil and gas transportation, and wastewater treatment. They offer increased strength and can bear heavier loads.

  1. What are the uses of steel pipes and fittings?

 Steel pipes and fittings come in a variety of sizes, diameters and thicknesses, making them perfect for many applications, such as:

  • Transportation of crude oil, natural gas and petroleum products

  • Construction as support columns and in some bridges

  • Machinery and equipment manufacturing

  • Irrigation systems, bore wells and other agricultural systems

  • Furniture

3. What factors should be considered while choosing steel pipe manufacturers in India? 

Here are some of the factors to be considered when selecting a steel pipe manufacturer: 

  • Check experience and production facility: When selecting a steel pipe manufacturer in India, it is important to check their experience. We have decades of experience in manufacturing high-quality steel pipes. We are India's largest processors of steel and the highest producers of galvanised products in the country. When it comes to MS pipes, our production capacity is up to 1,40,000 MT per year. For large diameter pipes, the production capacity is approximately 4000 MT per month. We also have an in-house testing facility. Our team members are highly trained and experienced experts capable of providing quality products to suit your needs quickly and efficiently.

  • Customer support: Check whether the manufacturer offers after-sales service or not. At Utkarsh India, we offer excellent service during sales as well as after-sales support.

Consider the product quality: When choosing steel pipe manufacturers in India, it is important to consider product quality. We are committed to providing high-quality products to our customers. For instance, when it comes to our MS pipes,  we use the highest quality zinc. For ERW black pipes, we source HR Coil from SAIL. To know more about our steel pipes and fittings, contact us.

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