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Superior Tube Company, Inc

3900 Germantown Pike
PA 19426-3112  
Tel: + 1 610 489 5200

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Superior Tube is a US-based global leader in the manufacture of high quality, precision engineered small diameter tube products in a wide range of stainless steel, nickel, titanium and zirconium alloys. Used in mission critical applications that operate in demanding environments, Superior Tube manufacturers innovative tubing solutions in seamless, welded or welded & redrawn (Weldrawn®) for a range of markets.

Along with UK-based sister company Fine Tubes, Superior Tube is a unit of AMETEK Specialty Metal Products, including four other businesses: Hamilton Precision Metals, AMETEK Wallingford, AMETEK Eighty Four, and Reading Alloys. Collectively, they represent a world-leading force not just in small diameter tubing but also in precision strip, wire and foil, specialty metal powders, master alloys and clad metas.

Tubing capabilities

  • High performance stainless steel, nickel, titanium and zirconium alloys
  • Seamless, welded or welded & redrawn (Weldrawn®) tubes with outside diameters from 0.25 mm (0.010 in) up to 38.1 mm (1.5 in)
  • Straight lengths up to 45 ft. (14 m) and coils manufactured up to 3,200 ft. (975 m) long
  • Wall thicknesses from less than 0.05 mm (0.002 in) up to 3.8 mm (0.150 in)
  • Profiles include round, rectangular, square, oval and elliptical

Superior Tube manufactures tubes using the highest quality alloys for a wide range of markets:

Superior Tube offer customers a full service, from initial consultation through to final delivery:

  • Material selection - complete technical advice on the selection of suitable materials
  • Research and development - innovation across a range of specialist fields
  • Full design, tool-making and parts development completed in-house by highly skilled engineers
  • Global distribution of all parts

With tube mills based in the USA and UK, Superior Tube houses state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities including:

  • Pilger mills
  • Multi-roll rolling mills
  • Draw benches
  • Tube welding mills - In-line weld mills
  • Controlled atmosphere heat treatment
  • Bright annealing/hydrogen furnace
  • Vacuum annealing
  • Pickling & passivation plant
  • NDT ultrasonic & eddy current testing
  • Hydrostatic testing
  • Radiographic examination
  • Electropolishing capabilities
  • Full chemical and physical laboratory analysis
  • U-Bending

Superior Tube's Quality Management System is ISO 9100 certified, has earned three disciplines of PRI's Nadcap accreditation in Ultrasonic Testing, Heat Treatment facilities and Welding. The company undergoes regular audits to demonstrate compliance with some of the most rigorous industry standards.

Superior Tube Company, Inc is listed under:
» Stainless Steel - Austenitic 062  » Nickel Alloy 149  » Titanium 162  » Titanium Alloy 163  » Zirconium 168  » Cold Drawn 231  » Fusion Welded 244  » Precision Drawn 260  » Seamless 269  » Welded & Drawn 285  » Thin Walled 279  » Aerospace 395  » Corrosion Resistant Tube 315  » Heat Exchanger Tube 330  » High Pressure Tube 333  » High Temperature Tube 334  » Instrumentation Tube 338  » Drainage 386  » Nuclear Fuel Cans 349  » Oil & Petrochemical 351  

Recent news from this company:
Key appointments at Superior Tube to further strengthen its operational excellence
Superior Tube and Fine Tubes make three key sales management appointments
American embassy visits Superior Tube and Fine Tubes
 on their stand at ILA Berlin
Superior Tube and Fine Tubes promote 
their offshore capabilities at OTC Brasil
Precision tube and strip experts exhibit at MD&M Minneapolis
Superior Tube to provide advanced tubing for TEMA India FPSO heat exchangers
New Sales Manager for the Americas appointed by Superior Tube and Fine Tubes
Superior Tube and Fine Tubes appoint new Nuclear Product Manager to help drive global expansion in key market
Superior Tube and Fine Tubes appoint new Global Director
Superior Tube receives its DDTC registration
Superior Tube secures AS9100 certification
Superior Tube celebrates its 80th Anniversary
Superior Tube to achieve record lead times 
with new Draw Mill processes
Superior Tube appoints former Navy pilot as Aerospace Market Manager
Superior Tube invests in new ECM equipment 
to deliver improved customer benefits