Below are standard frequently asked questions at Detroit Nipple Work. If you have more questions, please feel free to give us a call at 313.872.6370 or use our easy contact form.

1:  What Size Nipples can you manufacturer?

We can manufacturer 1/8” thru 12” NPT.

2: Can you manufacturer BSPT Threads?

Yes ½” thru 6”

3: Can you manufacturer NPT X BSPT?

Yes ½” thru 6”

4: What Lengths can you thread?

We can thread 1/8” x CLOSE thru  12” X 42’ Npt and ½” X 4” thru 6” X 42’

5: What types of material do you carry?

We carry Carbon Steel A-53, A-106 in Pipe Black, Galvanized and Pickled and Oiled

A-312 in Stainless Steel pipe T-304-T-316

Carbon Steel and Stainless Steel forged flanges ½” thru 30”

Carbon and Stainless steel mechanical Tubing

6: Can you cut to size?

Yes our cutting capacity is 1/8” thru 24” OD

7: Will you cut and thread customer’s material?

Yes we will

8: Do you have to purchase a full length of material?

No we will cut to any length you require either pipe or mechanical tube

9: Can you bend material?

Yes we can bend and fabricate

10: Do you cut tubing?

Yes our capacity for Tubing is 18” X 24”

11: Can you Miter Cut?

Yes Miter X Square cut. On some material, we can compound cut or cut up to 70 degrees.

12: Do you have a minimum order?


13: Do you Carry Rectangular tubing?

Yes in some sizes.  Mostly Mechanical and Stainless tubing

14: Do you Stock Domestic?

Yes  Domestic-Canadian and Import

15: How do you ship?

Locally with our own trucks or UPS or Common Carrier

16: How Long have you been in business?

Since 1934

17: What industries do you service?


Mechanical Contractors

Electrical Contractors


O. E. M.’s



Piping Contractors

Petroleum Industries



Fire Protection

Paper Mills

Steel Mills

Do It Yourselfers (DIY)