Alro Steel was established in 1948 by Al and Robert Glick. Today, Alro is comprised of Alro Steel, Alro Metals, Alro Plastics and Alro Metals Outlet.

A513-T2 CREW Round Tubing

A513-T2 CREW Round Tubing
Chemical Composition

Manganese .30-.60
Carbon   .05-.25
Phosphorus   .035 max
Sulphur .035 max

A513-T2 CREW Round Tubing

Alro stocks mechanical carbon tubing, ASTM A513-Type 2 CREW tube, in cold rolled electric welded condition and furnished in steel grades 1008 to 1015. A513 is the lowest cost mechanical tubing available, it is formed from hot rolled strip steel and then cold reduced. This process creates tighter tolerances and improved surface over Type 1. Alro stocks A513-T2 CREW (Cold Rolled Electric Resistance Welded).
ASTM A513-Type 2 is typically selected when exposed surfaces require good cosmetic appearance. A513-Type is is typically available in round as well as square tube.

Other Tube Stocked by Alro Includes:

A513-T1 HREW
A513-T5 DOM
A-513 Square Tube


General Characteristics of A513 Type 2 Include:

  • Improved surface condition over A513 Type 1
  • Low Carbon Steel
  • Lighter weight, low cost material
Typical Uses
A513 mechanical tube is used in environments where cosmetically appealing surfaces and light weight are required. Examples include:

Display racks
Exercise equipment
A513-T2 CREW