Aluminium Tube & Box Section


1st Choice Metals are the first place to go to when buying quality aluminium metals. If Aluminium round tube or box section is what you are looking for, then you are in the right place!

We have dozens of sizes aluminium tubes & box section available on the shelf. Most tubes are available with a choice of 2 or 3 wall thicknesses, and we also have plastic end caps available for many of our aluminium round tubes & box sections.

If we do not currently list the size that you require, then please contact us as our range is constantly changing and being updated.

If you are in a rush for your aluminium – don’t forget to select “Courier – Next Working Day” from the shipping options. This service starts from £9.95+vat, and don’t forget that you will qualify for FREE DELIVERY when you spend over £75 + Vat.

Aluminium Round Tube

Our extruded aluminium round tubes come in a range of sizes from 6mm outside diameter up to 4” (101.6mm) outside diameter. For sizes of Aluminium Tube that are not currently listed on our website, please contact us for a quote.

Our tubes are stocked in a combination of grades 6063T6 & 6082T6. If the grade is important for your application, then please contact us and we will advise of the current grade availability.

Aluminium Square & Rectangular Tube

Commonly known as Aluminium Box Section, these extruded square & rectangular aluminium tubes are ideal for making frames. Our listed box sections start from ½” x ½” (12.7mm) and go up to 4” x 2” (101.6mm x 50.8mm). Other sizes are available – please contact us for a quotation.

These are also available in a combination of 6063T6 & 6082T6.

Benefits & attributes of grade 6063T6

Good for bending / forming
Good for anodising / powder coating
Excellent corrosion resistance
Good for welding
Medium strength alloy

Benefits & attributes of grade 6082T6

Good for drilling & tapping
Excellent corrosion resistance
Good for welding
Medium strength alloy

Common uses for Aluminium Round Tube & Box Section

  • Welded frames
  • Flagpoles
  • Pipework
  • Antennas & Aerials
  • Road transport applications
  • Trailers
  • Horse boxes
  • Screed bars & Straight edges
  • Brackets

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Free Cutting Service

1 x Free Cut - per line item purchased - receive the item at the exact length required for the job

Folding Service

We are able to offer our Aluminium Sheets & Chequer Plates and Stainless Steel Sheets folded to the customers specifications