Aerospace Stainless Tube

About Smiths

We are a world-class supplier of engineering raw materials. Our objective is to provide all our customers, from the small machine shop to the large multi-national corporation, a supply path that continuously delivers the highest levels of service, quality and value.


Aerospace Stainless Steel Tube

T72 Aerospace Stainless Steel Tube

T72 - a type 347, niobium stabilised, stainless steel containing 18% chromium and 10% nickel with added copper.

Used in Hydraulics

Designed for use in hydraulic applications the product achieves a tensile strength (Rm) of 550/700 N/mm². The alloy benefits from good corrosion resistance and good weldability.


T72 stainless steel alloy offers both good weldability and corrosion resistance. It is a niobium stabilised alloy based on Type 347 stainless. The alloy is designed specifically for use in hydraulic applications such as cooling and furnace tubes.

Typical Applications

Commercial applications for this engineering material include:

  • Superheater tubes
  • Cooling tubes
  • Furnace tubing
  • Oil & gas sector applications
  • Aerospace applications

We stock T72 in round tube.

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.

Additional Info

A technical datasheet for T72 is available in PDF file format. To view and download, please click here.

We offer in-house processing options - for more information, please refer to our processing services.

Read our corporate brochure by clicking here.

Interested in this product?
Why not get in touch?


Click Here