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Last Updated: 4th Oct 2022

How can you measure the diameter of copper tubing?

Copper tubing size is determined by its outside diameter in millimetres. This is used in plumbing. The most common sizes include 15 mm, 22 mm, and 23 mm. Other sizes include 18mm, 28mm and 35mm. 42mm, 54mm. 66.7mm, 76.1mm, and108mm outside diameters.



Is copper tubing also measured ID or O?

Copper. Copper. copper pipes that measure 5/8" OD are called 1/2-inch pipe. Because the wall thickness is different, ID can vary.

What is the diameter of 1/2-inch copper tubing? (PETERSEN DON'T SELL COPPER TUBING NOR PIPE).

Nominal Pipe Size in Inches O.D. Wall Thickness
Type
1/4 0.375 0.035
3/8 0.500 0.049
1/2 0.625 0.049

It is also important to understand how to measure the diameter of a tube.

Measure the Outside diameter (OD) of your pipe/pipe fitting:

  1. String the pipe with a string.
  2. Mark the spot where the string touches each other.
  3. To determine the distance between the string's tip and the mark (circumference), you can use a ruler or tape.
  4. Divide the circumference by 3.14159.

What is the outside diameter for 1/4 copper tubing

Soft Copper Tubing - Price Per 50ft Roll

Size (O.D. Size (I.D. Wall Thickness
1/4" 0.19" 0.030"
5/16" 0.2485" 0.032"
3/8" 0.311" 0.032"
1/2" 0.436" 0.032"