Thread: Pipe frame?
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Old 01-28-2013, 05:54 PM   #27
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Originally Posted by steelsmith View Post
Please don't use pipe for structural fabrication. Pipe 'in general terms' is used for materials transfer, either gas or liquid. It is manufactured for bursting strength, not compression/tension loads like tubing. The metalurgy is vastly different between the two. That is why the governing bodies for all competitive racing specify tubing!

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