• Stainless Steel Tube and Precision Carbon Steel Tube Manufacturing

The Atlas steels tube manufacturing facilities of New Zealand Tube Mills located in Wellington New Zealand is a leading manufacturer of stainless steel tube and carbon steel precision tube for the Australian and New Zealand markets.

For more detailed information about the tube products manufactured please contact your nearest Atlas Steels branch or visit the
New Zealand Tube Mills website.

The complete product catalog for New Zealand Tube Mills is available here.

NZTM Product Catalogue (2 Mb)

Carbon steel tube range

Precision Tube
Manufacturing Specification NZTM Q15. Near equivalent AS 1450, BS EN 10296-1
Tube profile Size range Wall thickness range
Round 9.5 – 101.6 mm 1.0 – 3.0 mm
Square 9.5 – 65.0 mm 1.0 – 2.5 mm
Rectangular 25.4 x 12.7 mm to 76.2 x 19 mm 1.2 – 3.0 mm
Oval 19 x 12.7 mm, 31.8 x 17 mm 1.2 – 2.0 mm
Flat side oval 25.4 x 16 mm to 115 x 42 mm 1.2 – 2.0 mm
Coatings As rolled, galvanised, aluminised
Length 5500 mm for NZ, 6100 mm for Australia
Specific applications tube
  • High strength tube
  • Eco Trellis Systems (eg. Vineyard trellis posts)
  • Cattle rail
  • AgBeam
  • Signposts
  • Telescoping tube
  • Tapers

Stainless steel tube range

New Zealand Tube Mills produces longitudinally welded stainless tube primarily for use in sanitary and food process lines.

Stainless Steel Tube
Manufacturing Specification ASTM A554 (structural and decorative)
AS1528.1 (food grade)
Specification ASTM A269 and A249 (annealed)
Size range (round tube) 7.94 – 152.4 mm
Wall thickness range 0.9 – 2.0 mm
Standard material grades 304/304L, 316/316L
Length 6000 mm
Other conditions for as-welded tube Ink jet marked, polishing
Other conditions for annealed tube Internal weld bead controlled (from 31.8 mm), eddy current tested.
Other conditions for annealed tube Size range 25.4 – 63.5mm
Length up to 20000 mm
Ends chamfered or straight cut and deburred
Processing 19.1 – 63.5 mm in Ultrabrite
Other sizes 600#, 800# and 1200# grit