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Water has been the driving force for human civilization. Be it the Egyptian civilization, Indus valley civilization or the Chinese civilization, they have all been defined by the quest for water. Human societies have congregated near water bodies and it is the pipes that have made it possible for water to be carried to homes and make it possible for cities to be built away from the water bodies.

Tata Pipes has played an important role in this transformation in India. We were the first manufacturers of plumbing pipes in India leading to the modernization of the country. The increasing population, scarcity of land and resources and people moving from individual houses to multistory buildings has made Tata Pipes even more important in our lives as they are the true carriers of life.



For Tata Pipes, a meticulous manufacturing process with built in quality checks ensure that each pipe is of best quality.

Tata Pipes have average 360 GSM zinc coating, better than IS 1239 spec to provide corrosion protection to the pipes.Plumbing applications require superior thread ability and this is provided in Tata Pipes with Boron+ steel. Keeping in view the demand for length standardization, Tata Pipes are now available in exact & uniform 6m and 3m lengths through authorized dealers across India

Responsible growth with care and concern for the environment has always been Tata Steel’s way of work. Even amidst growing demands, Tata Pipes stands firm towards environmental commitments by using high quality in-house steel for all pipes making them environment friendly and safe as they are fire resistant. Tata Pipes require minimum maintenance and have thus become a natural choice in Plumbing application for plumbers, engineers, contractors, and house builders and corporate.


Quality Aspects

The brand equity and market value associated with our steel tubes comes from the unquestioned faith on the quality of tubes coming from Tata Steel. Quality, therefore, becomes the focal point of all manufacturing operations carried out with respect to Tata Pipes. Complying with ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007, Tata steel Tubes SBU lays a great emphasis on the quality and all the tubes manufactured undergo various destructive and non-destructive quality assurance tests, to ensure product excellence.

A continuous online Non Destructive Test involving Eddy current testing check the weld quality of every Tata Pipe, ensuring leak protection. Resting only on the laurels of certified NDT tests is never the case, as continuous improvements and quality checks is the way of life in Tata Pipes. Tubes from the production line are made to undergo a series of destructive tests such as Bending, Flattening, Drifting and Weld Macro Structure Examination. The sum of all the quality check activities constitutes the Quality Assurance that always goes along with steel tubes from Tata Steel.