Aluminum Streamline: 1/4" OD x .014" Wall x 35" (5 Pieces)
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Aluminum streamline is a versatile material used in many industries. Commonly found in model airplanes, scale builds or other decorative applications, this lightweight tubing has no shortage of uses.
See the Specifications and Customer Uses sections for more detailed information.
- Material Type: Aluminum
- Product Shape: Streamline Tube
- Leg Length:
- Wall Thickness: .014"
- Length: 35"
- Alloy: 3003-H14
- Pieces Per Pack: 5
- Aircraft Construction: Streamline tubing is widely used in the aviation industry, particularly for building aircraft frames and structures. Its streamlined shape reduces aerodynamic drag, contributing to improved fuel efficiency and performance.
- Automotive Applications: In the automotive sector, streamline tubing is employed for constructing vehicle frames, roll cages, and chassis components. The streamlined design can enhance the vehicle's aerodynamics and reduce air resistance.
- Bicycles and Motorcycle Frames: Bicycle and motorcycle manufacturers use streamline tubing to create lightweight and aerodynamic frames. This tubing helps cyclists and motorcyclists achieve higher speeds with less effort.
- Watercraft and Boats: Streamline tubing can be used in the construction of watercraft and boats to reduce water resistance and improve hydrodynamic performance, resulting in faster and more efficient vessels.
- Architectural Design: Architects and designers may incorporate streamline tubing into building and architectural projects for its sleek and futuristic appearance. It can be used for decorative elements, handrails, or exterior cladding.
- Custom Furniture: Craftsmen and designers use streamline tubing to create custom furniture pieces, including chairs, tables, and lighting fixtures. The tubing's distinctive shape adds a unique and contemporary aesthetic to the designs.
- Art Installations: Artists use streamline tubing to create sculptures and art installations, taking advantage of its fluid and eye-catching form.
- Mechanical Engineering: Streamline tubing can be integrated into mechanical engineering projects, such as conveyor systems, to reduce friction and improve efficiency.
- Custom Fabrication: Streamline tubing is often used in custom metal fabrication for various applications, offering strength and a distinct look.
- Sports Equipment: Streamline tubing is occasionally used in the design of sports equipment like racing bicycles, sleds, and skis to reduce wind resistance and enhance speed.
- Model Building: Hobbyists and model makers incorporate streamline tubing into scale model construction for aircraft, cars, and other vehicles to replicate the aerodynamic features of the real objects.