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What is the difference between Pipe and Tube?

Asked by R. Jones, Last updated: Jan 18, 2020

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C. Bernthal

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C. Bernthal, Teacher, MA, P.hD, Seattle

Answered Aug 29, 2019

For many people, pipe and tube mean the same, but for professionals such as engineers, pipe and tube are not the same. Pipelines are used for transporting gases or fluids. Pipe size refers to the...Read More
 

Larry Thornton

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Larry Thornton, Student, MBA, Los Angles

Answered Jul 23, 2019

The main difference between the two is how they are measured. Its inside diameter usually measures the pipe while its outside diameter measures the tube. There is a lot of confusion about this...Read More
 

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