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1020 (UNS G10200) Carbon Steel Tubes1020 (UNS G10200)

Carbon Steel Tube

1020 (UNS G10200) is a plain carbon steel with moderate strength and limited hardenability.

Finds applications in general engineering and some motorsports where required performance requirements are relatively low and strength to weight ratios less important. The material has a good combination of strength and ductility and can be hardened or carburised. 1020 is commonly used in the case hardened condition

Key Features:

1020 (UNS G10200) alloy tubes offer a good combination of strength and ductility. The alloy has good machinability, is easily welded and is ideal for simple structural applications. The material offers limited hardenability.

Technical Assistance

Our knowledgeable staff and resident metallurgists will be pleased to assist you further on any technical topic. Smiths Metal Centres Limited also boasts an in-house UKAS Accredited Testing Laboratory which is unique within the multi-metal and plastic stockholding sector. We believe this underlines our total commitment to quality and our ethos of being the complete service provider.

Download 1020 (UNS G10200) Carbon Steel Tube Datasheet

Typical Applications:

  • Shafts
  • Chains
  • Lightly stressed gears
  • Pins
  • Hard wearing surfaces
  • Case Hardened components where core strength is essential

We offer 1020 (UNS G10200) in pipe/tubes.


We offer a wide range of processing services throughout the Smiths Group both at our Head office in Biggleswade and at local service centre level. These services include bandsaw tube cutting and tube honing services - this enables us to supply material to you to meet your immediate needs in term of size.

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