Water Treatment Plant Special Metric Materials


Stainless steel products have been used within the water and waste industries for many years due to the metal’s superior ability for corrosion resistance.

For this reason, it is common to find stainless steel pipes with thin wall thicknesses and a variety of diameter sizes within water and waste treatment facilities across the UK.

Specialist Products for Water and Waste Industries

Special Metric Materials’ products are often sought-after for the pipework systems of big water and waste plants, as well as smaller bespoke projects and water treatment facilities. Our team of experts can advise on what products are most suitable for our clients, based on their specific requirements and the technical details of their projects.

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Process industries are those where the production processes are uninterrupted and where bulk products are processed into other commodities. An example of this is a food processing company making a sauce in a continuous flow from initial ingredients to final packaging.

Process industries cover many different sectors such as food, beverages, plastics, rubber, textiles, pharmaceuticals and even petroleum.

Special Metric Materials is able to source and supply a wide range of high-quality stainless steel tubular piping products that can be used for a multitude of applications within the process industry. Our team of experts is on-hand to advise on what products are most suitable for a variety of applications.

Food processing plant with pipes special metric materials


Stainless steel is a highly durable material that can resist rust, corrosion and pitting in harsh environments. It also has good heat resistance and has a high-quality surface finish that makes it easy to clean and maintain. 

Stainless steel is also a neutral material meaning that it will not change the colour, taste or smell of any food or drink.

These qualities mean that stainless steel is commonly used within the production and processing environments of the food and beverage industries.

Stainless steel can be found within conveyor systems, tanks, containers, supports, machinery parts, processing equipment and much more.

Special Metric Materials’ stainless steel tubular piping products are regularly in demand from our customers in the food and drink industry. Speak to our sales and customer service teams today about how our products can support your next food and drink processing project.

Special Metric Materials Renewable Energy Plant


The renewable energy sector is a fast-paced, exciting and forward-thinking industry in the UK. It is certainly a growth market and Special Metric Materials is proud to be working as a key supplier within this industry.

Special Metric Materials is able to provide a range of high quality, durable and long-lasting stainless steel tubular piping products to the renewable energy sector that can be relied upon to perform as required.

Thin wall stainless steel piping systems are commonly used within this industry and our comprehensive range of stock and relationship with respected manufacturers means that we are well-placed to provide a fast and reliable service.

Our team has the expertise and knowledge to be able to advise our customers in the renewable energy sector on what products will best suit their needs.

Metric pipes for building services special metric materials


Special Metric Materials works extensively with the building services industry, supplying our clients with high-quality stainless steel metric products on a daily basis.

Stainless steel is frequently sought-after within the building services industry because of its durability and ability to resist corrosion. It can be used for a wide range of applications and engineering solutions.

We understand that speed and reliability are incredibly important within the building services industry so our comprehensive range of stock, ability to respond to last-minute orders and fast delivery times are crucial in our role in the supply chain.

Speak to our sales and customer service team today to see how we can work with you to support your projects and tailor packages of our products to meet your needs.

Chemical and pharmaceutical processing plant special metric materials


The chemical and pharmaceutical industry in the UK has been thriving for many years. With new chemical and pharmaceutical plants and projects being planned every day, it is no wonder that stainless steel products like ours are in such high demand.

Special Metric Materials’ stainless steel products are used in many different applications in the chemical and pharmaceutical industry, mainly because the metal provides excellent corrosion resistance.

Processing equipment in this industry is often exposed to harsh gaseous, aqueous, and high temperature environments and stainless steel is able to withstand these conditions.

Some of the applications of stainless steel tubular piping products in the chemical and pharmaceutical industry are:

  • Pharmaceutical manufacturing
  • Research facilities
  • Clean rooms
  • Chemical containment

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