Wednesbury Tube supply copper tube, marked with the famous ‘Wednesbury Streamline’ brand, for a variety of uses including hot and cold water services, gas and sanitation applications, together with special products such as medical gas tubes and plastic-coated copper tubes. Their factory is based in the West Midlands, where a wide range of product is manufactured for sale to customers worldwide. All Wednesbury’s copper tubes are Made in UK.
Over the last few years, Wednesbury Tube have invested £50 million in the construction of one of the world’s most modern factories for the production of copper tube. Employing ‘state of the art’ technology, the plant produces high-grade copper tubes, meeting the rising demands of discerning customers.
Wednesbury plumbing tube is supplied in straight lengths in sizes ranging from 15mm up to 159mm diameter, and in coils in sizes 6mm up to 28mm diameter.
Plastic-coated copper tubes
Wednesbury also manufactures plastic-coated copper tubes. ‘Protec’ is the brand name for a plain-plastic coating which protects the copper against corrosion when buried. ‘Protec2000’ has the same protective attributes as ‘Protec’ but with the added benefit of a ribbed inner profile to provide air-channels cutting down heat-loss.
Wednesbury Tube is a UK manufacturer of quality copper tubes supplying product all around the world – even into China!
Wednesbury Tube started production as long ago as 1921 and moved to its current site, at Bilston in the West Midlands, in the 1930s. This is a photograph of the early casting plant.
Following major investment into the production facilities at Bilston, today Wednesbury Tube boasts one of the must ultra-modern copper tube factories in the whole world. This is a photograph of the current casting plant.
Wednesbury’s factory produces more than 20 million lengths of copper tube per year. If these lengths were laid end to end, they would stretch twice round the circumference of the world! Not only are the tubes used in the UK, they are exported to countries in Europe, Asia and Africa.