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Flat Sided Oval Tube

The flat sided oval tube is as practical as it is elegant, making it a popular choice for designers and architects. As popular today as it was 20 years ago, Timeless Tube can supply this very sought after product in various sizes.

The profile seems to never age and always looks fantastic in a modern environment. Whether in a practical or architectural discipline this established tube profile has tremendous versatility.

The smooth rounded lines combined with the flat sided profile provide immense strength to be used for architectural purposes. The flat side is also incredibly useful for securely fixing to other elements. The clean shape and versatility of the tube profile design lend itself well to a vast number of application possibilities.

When the profile is formed in stainless steel 316L and stainless steel 304, it becomes the perfect solution for internal and external applications alike. For more adorning applications, we can also create our flat sided oval tube with copper, brass, bronze and aluminium, depending on the requirements of your project.

This tube profile design has been most utilised in the marine and medical industries and remains a frequent selection to this day. This has been due to the simple maintenance that the tube profile offers.

Other typical applications for this flat sided oval tube profile include hanging rails, luggage racks, towel rails, radiators and furniture production. There are so many possibilities for this incredible tube profile, speak to us about your project requirements.

Usually supplied in bright polish, it needs minimal effort to achieve a mirror result with sisal polishing. Other finishes are available on request so contact us about our finish options.

The manufacturing process reduces the length by 0.3 meters. Therefore stainless steel flat sided oval tube profiles and aluminium 5083 flat sided oval tube profiles are sold in lengths of 5.7 meters. Other metals are supplied in different tube sizes; the total is size reduced by 0.3 meters.


Flat Sided Oval Tube Applications

Medical Equipment Laboratory Equipment
Handrails Guardrails
Assisted Living Equipment Mobility Equipment
Hoists Cranes
Ladders Gym Equipment
Luggage Racks Furniture


Stainless Steel 316l / 1.4404

All of our five tube products are available in premium quality stainless steel 316L. Also known as 1.4404 stainless steel, this marine grade stainless steel have fantastic qualities with a high resistance to corrosion. Perfect for exterior applications both structural and decorative, it is a strong and versatile material that is ideal for marine applications.

Stainless steel 304 / 1.4301

Any of our tube styles can be made using stainless steel 304. Sometimes referred to as 1.4301 stainless steel, this practical and versatile material provides ample strength while retaining a high degree of manipulability. This quality metal is suitable for structural and decorative purposes and lends itself to interior applications.

Aluminium 5083

Aluminium 5083 is a high quality premium grade aluminium that possesses immense strength coupled with excellent formability. This combination makes aluminium 5083 perfect for a wide range of applications. This material has a high value, but the additional attribute of being lighter in weight makes it desirable for specific projects.

Aluminium 6063

Aluminium 6063 is cost effective alternative for applications where strength and weight are key attributes. Although a lower grade material compared to aluminium 5083, it remains a practical and versatile metal that can be used to create our flat sided oval tubes, oval tubes and ornamental square tubes.

Copper / Brass / Bronze

Copper is a pure metal that is known for its strength, durability, resistance to corrosion and natural reddish brown colour.

Brass is an alloy consisting of copper and zinc, which increases its strength compared to pure copper and provides a lighter gold-like finish.

Bronze is also an alloy consisting primarily of copper that offers increased strength and more resistance to abrasion.

All of our tube products are available in these metals and are suitable for decorative applications due to their enhanced aesthetics.

Other Metals

Contact us for more information on using alternative materials.

Stainless Steel Tube Finishes

Our quality stainless steel tubes are available in different finishes depending on your project requirements. We can deliver your tubes with a mill finish or descaled finish that is ready for you to incorporate into your project.

Brushed or satin finishes offer a warmer tone to unfinished stainless steel and is effective in disguising blemishes or fingerprints.

Alternatively, you could opt for a bright polished finish which provides a stunning aesthetic with reflective qualities and can achieve a mirror finish with sisal polishing.

Flat Sided Oval Tube Specifications.

Flat sided oval tube sizes

The image above shows how dimensions are detailed, for example 62mm x 31mm x 3mm, please see our full range of sizes in our enquiry form below.

The table below shows our available tube sizes. If you need different stainless steel tube sizes, please contact us to discuss your requirements.

Stainless Steel Tube Dimensions

Width Height Thickness
23mm x 12mm x 1.5mm
27mm x 14mm x 1.5mm
31mm x 15mm x 1.5mm
35mm x 10mm x 1.5mm
35mm x 21.5mm x 2mm
37mm x 22mm x 1.5mm
38mm x 11mm x 1.5mm
39mm x 19mm x 1.5mm
40.5mm x 20mm x 2.77mm
41mm x 15mm x 1.5mm
43mm x 28mm x 1.5mm
48mm x 21mm x 1.5mm
62mm x 31mm x 1.5mm
62mm x 31mm x 2mm
62mm x 31mm x 3mm
69mm x 29mm x 2mm
78mm x 39mm x 3mm
167mm x 66mm x 3mm

For our full range see Enquiry Form (once material has been selected).

If you can’t find the steel tube dimensions in the steel tube sizes chart above, please use the enquiry form below and enter your required tube sizes in the additional notes field.


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