Pipes are commonly specified by a nominal diameter with a constant outer diameter and a non-dimensional number for wall thickness

A pipe is usually produced by one of several industry standards, for instance, international and national, providing global consistency, thus making the use of fittings such as elbows, tees, and couplings more practical.

Tubes are used in applications such as plumbing, metal scaffolding, in medical devices, and automobiles where a precise outside diameter is required. The outside diameter is essential as it helps to indicate how much it can hold as a stability factor. 

Pipes are used in applications for transporting gases and liquids, so it is important to know their capacity. Pipes have a circular shape that allows them to distribute the pressure of the substance that is flowing through them.

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