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    Saint John, NB, Canada
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    Azad Islamic of Najaf Abad, Iran
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    Difference between Pipes and Tubes?

    A pipe is measured by Nominal Pipe Size (NPS) per Inch and Schedule number ( Thickness of pipe ) and tube is measures by Outside Diameter (OD) and BWG number ( Thickness of Tube) . The common Pipes size as ANSI are produced from size 1/8" to 48". Pipes are used for mass. fluid and gas transfer in different industrial. Tubes are manufactured from size 1/32" to 12". Tubes are used for heat transfer in Heat exchanges,boilers,vessels and also in fire burners ( size 2" and more) and as instruments tubes and also accessories tools in Turbines and Compressors.