Heat Exchanger Tubing

Heat exchanger tubing is an essential part for a shell and tube heat exchanger. The types, materials and quality of the tube depend on the application and industry. Before an engineer decides to purchase heat exchanger tubing, he needs to inspect and consider several aspects and specifications.

The engineer should first either choose which type of specification he want to refer to. It can be either Welded ASTM or Seamless ASTM.


Regardless of the industries, when an engineer needs a heat exchanger tube parts, he should search for a full service manufacturer and distributor that offers highest quality heat exchanger tubing and the one that has the largest inventories. The heat exchanger tubing company should have unique blend of manufacturing and distribution capabilities and is able to meet critical lead times. The heat exchanger company should also be very capable to offer all testing and added value services to the heat exchanger tubing specifications.

Anderson Tube is an example of a stocking distributor of high quality pressure tubing certified to SA-178 Grade A and SA-214. The company specialized in boiler tubes, condenser tubes, heat exchanger tubes, ferrules, and boiler tube plugs. The entire Anderson Tube products are made in the USA. Their customers include mechanical contractors, original equipment manufacturers, fabricators, end users, exporters, tourist railroads, utility power plants and other distributors located throughout the U.S., Canada and overseas.

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