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Technical Data & Specifications
Formulas and calculative tools are useful for determining materials for any job. Mercer Metals has compiled some essential tables and charts that should assist with any technical inquiry. The following tools are available now: Gage Chart, Hardness Conversion Table for Carbon & Alloy Steel, How to Calculate Rough Tube Sizes, Recommended Clean Up for Machining Allowances, Chamber Allowances, How to calculate Weight Per Foot, Barlows Formula, Specifications for Aluminum Products, Specifications for Stainless Steel Tubing, and Specifications for Alloy Tubing.
This useful tool, provided by Mercer Metals, converts gage sizes to decimal format for easy calculation.
View PDF – Gage Chart
Hardness Conversion Table for Carbon & Alloy Steel
This useful tool, provided by Mercer Metals, uses Rockwell Hardness Numbers to determine tensile strength.
View PDF – Hardness Conversion Table for Carbon & Alloy Steel
How to Calculate Rough Tube Sizes
Calculate rough tube sizes for finished machined part dimensions up to 8″ and higher (ID and OD included).
View PDF – How to Calculate Rough Tube Sizes
Recommended Cleanup or Machining Allowances
Recommended cleanup or machining allowances for hot rolled and cold drawn steel tubing.
View PDF – Recommended Cleanup or Machining Allowances
Outside and inside diameter camber allowances chart for materials 6″ to 48″ in length.
View PDF – Camber Allowance
How to Calculate Weight Per Foot
Calculate weight per foot for steel, aluminum, copper and brass tubing (rectangular, square & round).
View PDF – How to Calculate Weight Per Foot
Barlows Formula – Theoretical bursting pressure for tubes.
View PDF – Barlows Formula
Specifications for Aluminum Products
A complete list of specifications for aluminum products.
View PDF – Specifications for Aluminum Products
Specifications for Stainless Steel Tubing
A complete list of specifications for stainless steel tubing
View PDF – Specifications for Stainless Steel Tubing
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