All About Schedule 40 Pipe

October 12, 2011 in Blog, Pipe, Pipes Valves and Fittings by

The Basics of Schedule 40 PipeSchedule 40 Pipe Supplier

Schedule 40 pipe is lightweight and is resistant to high impacts, corrosion, waste system liquids, gases and chemical attacks by most acids, alkalies, salts, fungi and bacteria. Schedule 40 pipe exhibits excellent physical properties and flammability characteristics – these pipes are ideal for use in applications with temperatures up to 140ºF.

Typically, Schedule 40 steel pipe is used for:

  • Chemical processing
  • Plating
  • High purity applications
  • Potable water systems
  • Water and wastewater treatment
  • Drainage
  • Irrigation
  • Agricultural needs

Schedule 40 steel pipe and Schedule 40 black pipe should not be used with compressed air or gasses.

The benefits of using Schedule 40 steel pipe include:

  • It is corrosion resistance
  • It has an immunity to electrolyte corrosion
  • It is quick and easy to install
  • It is a cost-effective metal pipe
  • It exhibits excellent flow properties through its smooth interior wall
  • It is lightweight, therefore easy to transport and carry

Schedule 40 pipe comes in a variance of sizes and lengths, ranging from 1/8” to 24”. Pricing ranges from $0.50 for ½” to $25.00 for 24”.

All materials supplied by St. Louis Pipe and Supply will meet or exceed ASTM, ASME, ANSI and/or API standards, per your required specifications including full documentation. The items are available in domestic or import from stock, but if a particular item is not in stock at the moment of you request, we guarantee same day shipping or shortest lead time available.

If you have any questions about Schedule 40 pipe, Schedule 40 steel pipe or Schedule 40 black pipe, please feel free to contact us. Or for Schedule 40 pipe pricing, allow us to give you a quote.

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