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316 SS and Inconel Open or Closed End Protection Tubes

Miniature and Standard Protection Tubes


Item# INC-316-18OPEN

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Volume Discount Schedule
Quantity Price each
1-9 C$77.73
10-24 C$73.84
25-99 C$69.96
100-499 C$66.07
500-999 C$62.18
1000+ C$58.30

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Lead Time (If not in stock): 3 weeks
Miniature and Standard Protection Tubes INC-316-18OPEN INC-316-18OPEN
  • Available in 316 Stainless Steel or Inconel 600
  • 6 Inch Length Standard, Other Lengths are Available
  • Available With Open or Closed Ends

INC-316-18OPEN Model Options

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OMEGA™ Miniature and Standard Protection Tubes are available in 316 stainless steel and Inconel 600 nickel alloy. Tubes are available either open at both ends or with one end closed. Standard length available from stock is 6 inches however, practically any length tube is available on short delivery.

OMEGA’s protection tubes are intended for use with OMEGA’s fine or heavy gage thermocouples and ceramic insulators, as well as OMEGA’s standard thermocouples made from OMEGACLAD™ thermocouple wire. These items are shown in Section A of this catalog. Bare wire thermocouples can be insulated using OMEGATITE™ ceramic insulators as well as the insulators used in replacement elements.

OMEGA’s protection tubes can be conveniently secured into pipes, vessels, and chambers by using OMEGALOK™ compression fittings.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from They are TUBES! They are tubes. My thermocouples fit in them nicely to make in pipe TCs
Date published: 2023-11-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good Product, Timely Delivery. Good product, timely delivery. We are very satisfied.
Date published: 2023-08-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great protection tubes Great protection tubes. Nice finishing, specs are spot on, and made in USA.
Date published: 2022-02-21
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Is the closed end rounded or flat?

Asked by: Dan123
Closed end is rounded. Thank you for your question
Answered by: Application Engineer
Date published: 2019-07-23

can I get a 3d model in step format of INC-12-6CLOSED

Asked by: roberfield
Thank you for your inquiry. Please email your request to and we will review and advise.
Answered by: Application Engineer JB
Date published: 2020-10-14
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