Galvanized, Black Coated, and Uncoated Steel Pipe


A53 Steel Pipe in Black Coated, Uncoated, and Galvanized Finishes

One of the most widely used materials on Earth, steel provides outstanding strength, toughness, and durability. Carbon steel pipe is a versatile, cost-effective solution for a broad range of applications, including:
  • Construction and architecture
  • Water/sewer plumbing
  • Pipeline systems
  • Gas and fluid transfer lines
  • Industrial equipment manufacturing
  • Oil and gas processing

Galvanized Carbon Steel Pipe

Galvanized steel pipe is dipped into a protective zinc coating to protect the pipe from corrosion in wet environments. In addition, galvanized pipe is a lower-cost alternative to steel to achieve rust-free protection for up to 30 years, while maintaining comparable strength with a durable surface coating.

Galvanized Steel Pipe Applications

While galvanized pipe is known for its use in construction, its rust-protective coating makes it a preferrable metal option for automotive applications.  Galvanized steel is an excellent material for corrosion-resistant fasteners.
Galvanized steel pipe is used in numerous types of industrial applications, including:
  • General fabrication
  • Manufacturing
  • Construction
  • Automotive
  • Lighting columns
  • Walkways
  • Repairs
  • Frames
  • Trailers
  • And more

Black Coated Steel Pipe

Black coated steel pipe contains a dark-colored iron-oxide coating on its surface and is used for applications that do not require galvanization protection. Black steel pipe is used primarily for transporting water and gas in rural and urban areas and for conduits that protect electrical wiring and for delivering high-pressure steam and air.

Black Coated Steel Pipe Applications

Black coated steel pipe is used in numerous types of industrial applications, including:
  • Water & gas transportation
  • Water wells
  • Sewage systems
  • And more

Galvanized Steel Pipe vs. Black Coated Steel Pipe

Galvanized steel pipe features a protective zinc coating that helps prevent corrosion, rust, and the buildup of mineral deposits, thereby extending the pipe’s lifespan. Galvanized steel pipe is commonly used in plumbing and other water-supply applications.
Black coated steel pipe features an all-over black finish. It is commonly used in fire sprinkler systems thanks to its high heat resistance. Black steel pipe is also popular for other water transfer applications, including potable water, as well as in gas lines.

Uncoated Steel Pipe

We stock schedule 40 uncoated steel pipe, available in grade A and grade B options.

Spangle in Galvanized Steel

With an aesthetic coating, spangle appears as a snowflake-like or flower-shaped coating. Spangle variations include zero spangle, minimized spangle, normal spangle, and large spangle. Learn more about galvanized steel and spangle in our blog post.

Galvanized Steel Pipe Options

Industrial Metal Supply has the steel pipe you need. We offer steel pipe products in a range of standard diameters and lengths, as well as cut-to-length services to give you steel pipe that meets your specific requirements.

Alloy Options for Steel Pipe

  • Galvanized Steel Pipe
  • Black Steel Pipe
  • Threaded & Coupled Galvanized Steel Pipe
  • Grade A Uncoated Steel Pipe
  • Grade B Uncoated Steel Pipe
  • Steel Pipe Bollards

Steel Pipe Size Options

IMS stocks sizes ranging from ¼” inside diameter to 6” diameter custom cut-to-length

Galvanized Steel Pipe from a Trusted Metal Supplier in California, Arizona & Northern Mexico

Industrial Metal Supply maintains a huge inventory of steel pipe, with a variety of alloys available in standard sizes and lengths. As needed, we can also provide custom cut-to-length steel pipe to meet your exact requirements. With locations throughout Southern California and Arizona, we can also deliver galvanized steel pipe, black pipe, and uncoated steel pipe to Northern Mexico. IMS metal benefits include:

Order Uncoated, Black Steel Pipe, or Galvanized Pipe Today

Stop by one of our six locations in California and Arizona to check out our inventory of steel pipe.
Request a quote or contact Industrial Metal Supply for high-quality steel pipe today. 
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