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# Aluminum Tubing - Allowable Pressures

## Allowable pressure for aluminum tubes.

Allowable pressure in aluminum tubes based on ultimate tensile strength 42000 psig (290000 kPa):

Aluminum Tubing - Allowable Pressures
Tube
O.D.
(inches)
Allowable Pressure (psig)
Wall Thickness (inches)
0.0350.0490.0650.083
1/8 8600
3/16 5600 8000
1/4 4000 5900
5/16 3100 4600
3/8 2600 3700
1/2 1900 2700 3700
5/8 1500 2100 2900
3/4 1700 2400 3100
7/8 1500 2000
1 1300 1700 2300

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