Working with you to get the best for business and clients

We rely on our suppliers to provide us with premium-grade metals to ensure the optimal quality of our tubing. In turn, metal merchants come to us for our tube-forming services. We purposely don’t hold stock at our workshop, because we believe that when you free issue us with your tubing to shape, it works out best for everyone.

Free issue your material to us: how it works and why it is a good idea

When you free issue us with tubing to shape, it means you get to use your own stock: you simply pay us for our forming charges. And your clients get to benefit from the advantages of shaped tubing.

We can keep your overheads lower and your profit margins higher by using your own lorry networks for deliveries. Just deliver the tubes to our Dorset-based workshop and collect them again once we’ve shaped them.

  • We use your stock
  • You send us your ‘off-the-shelf’ round tube
  • You only pay us for our forming services
  • No minimum order quantity (£50 set-up fee for under 5 lengths)
  • We quote quickly — usually within minutes
  • We turnaround jobs quickly too — from 2/3 days, depending upon order size
  • We clean and check every finished tube before it leaves our workshop
  • You collect the shaped tubes when they are ready

Round tube can be formed into...

Round tube
Flat-sided Oval Oval Twisted Oval D-shaped Radius Square Twisted Square
0.75″   → 23 x 12mm 23.5 x 13.3mm 23.5 x 13.3mm n/a 17 x 17mm 17 x 17mm
1″        → 31 x 15mm 30.5 x 17.5mm 30.5 x 17.5mm 34 x 12mm 23 x 23mm 23 x 23mm
1.25″   → 39 x 19mm 39.5 x 20.5mm 39.5 x 20.5mm n/a 28 x 28mm 28 x 28mm
1.5″     → 48 x 21mm 47 x 25mm 47 x 25mm 50 x 18mm 33 x 33mm 33 x 33mm
2″        → 62 x 31mm 61 x 37mm 61 x 37mm 65 x 28mm 45 x 45mm 45 x 45mm
2.5″     → 78 x 39mm 76 x 50mm n/a n/a n/a n/a
3″        → 91 x 51mm 95 x 56mm n/a 99 x 40mm 66 x 66mm 66 x 66mm
4″        → 119 x 70 mm 121 x 76mm n/a 138 x 49mm 88 x 88mm 88 x 88mm
Tube can be formed from various wall thicknesses, e.g. 1.5, 2 or 3mm

Expand your product range

If you’re in the business of selling metal architecture, see us as an extension of your catalogue. Whether you want to offer twisted oval balustrades or flat-sided oval tube, we have the expertise and tooling to form those for you.
As one of the original innovators of shaped metal tubing, we now boast the largest range of profiles and sizes in the world.

By working with us you can expand your existing product range without having to invest. We currently offer six different shaped tubes, which we’ve developed over 30 years – and we are still creating new profiles. Our engineers can work with standard off-the-shelf tubing sizes, or we customise it to make new sizes.

You can sell more stock by reaching out to new and existing customers who have bought round tube to let them know about these bespoke profiles and their joining systems.

Exceptional customer service

We are set up to turn around jobs very quickly – even large orders – which means that your clients will receive their tubing in exceptional time.

If you need us to, we are very happy to work alongside you with your clients.
This is especially useful in the designing and prototype stages (we are used to working under NDAs).

Sales and marketing support

If required, we can meet with your customers or send them samples of tube profiles.

We can send you marketing assets such as product images for any collateral that you may be producing.

We can provide you with product literature and samples for appropriate exhibitions. We’ve even attended trade shows with our metal merchant partners before to give additional sales or technical support.

Our Sales Executive can visit you and your team to explain how you can benefit from working with us, and how you can best sell the tubing.

White label our products to increase your reach

We know that the opportunities to supply shaped metal tubing are vast; there are so many viable applications across so many industries. And we know that our shaped metal tubing offers a host of advantages over round metal tubing, and indeed, other materials altogether. Our vision is to work with reliable partners to get our beautifully fabricated shaped tubing products out to the world.

With so many untapped markets available, we feel that there is space for trusted partners to choose how and where they want to promote our tubing products, promoting them under their own brand.

Speak to us about the option of white labelling to see how this powerful strategy can help increase your reach.

Our six tube profiles:

Twisted Oval Tube

Innovative spiral forming applied to a classic oval tube design. This stunning twisted tube profile creates a mesmeric effect that is ideal for decorative metal architecture on buildings and boats.

Flat-sided Oval Tube

Clean, rounded lines and a flat-sided profile provide strength for architectural purposes – with a flat side useful for fixing to other elements.

Radius Square Tube

Blended radius corners and a slight convex side provide greater strength than standard round tubing. This great alternative to box section tubing is popularly used for baluster railings and furniture.

Twisted Square Tube

Aesthetically striking, with the power to make a significant impact. Provides impressive strength integrity while being lighter and more cost-effective than conventional solid twisted bars.

D-shaped Tube

With a smooth top, flat section and incredible lateral strength, this ingenious design prevents water ingress and it’s easy to install. Ideal for handrail in public buildings and on marine craft.

Oval Tube

An ergonomic, tactile shape that is perfect for handrails and balustrades in conjunction with structural glass and brickwork. A low-maintenance design commonly used for architectural and marine purposes.

stainless steel tubing


Made from twisted oval tube, these sophisticated stainless steel straws are elegant, ergonomic and eco-friendly.

stainless steel tubing


No longer do you have to cut the tubing at angles and weld them together to achieve tight joins – our joiners make this laborious process redundant.

Contact Us

For expert advice, quotes and free samples

  • Minimum order quantity of 1 length (5.7m/5.8m).
  • Orders of 4 lengths or under incur a £50 set-up fee.
  • We do not form tube from mild steel.


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