They are produced by two distinct methods which result in either a welded or seamless pipe. In both methods, raw steel is first cast into a more workable starting form. It is then made into a pipe by stretching the steel out into a seamless tube or forcing the edges together and sealing them with a weld. Aluminium pipe and tube are mostly used for various industrial or construction applications, but homeowners and auto manufacturers are also fast appreciating the use of aluminium pipe and aluminium tube, and they have adapted it for common household applications. The Metals Factory is a leading manufacturer and supplier of aluminium tubes in compliance with ASTM, EN and DIN standards. The Metals Factory is a renowned global distributor with large stocks of 6061 T6 aluminium tubes, 6082 T6 aluminium tubes, 7075 aluminium tubes and 2014 grade aluminium tubes. A versatile product that is commonly used for frames, boat building, gardening products, general fabrications and shop fitting. It can be easily cut and drilled, and can be welded with the right equipment. We stock a range of polished sections if you need it for decorative use in either a brushed finish or a bright polished finish.