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T: +44 (0)114 551 8170

Special Metric Materials (SMM) is a Manchester-headquartered independent stockist of metric and ISO stainless steel tubular piping systems. We have a large and comprehensive stock of stainless steel product ranges in both industry standard and bespoke sizing, including:

▶️ Tru-Bore® Metric

▶️ ISO

▶️ Hygienic


We supply to many vital industries in the UK including:


🍴Food & Drink

🏢Building Services

🚚Process Industries

🔋Renewable Energy


We are the UK’s largest independent stockholder of pipes, fittings, flanges, valves and associated products in 316L and 304L metric sizing.

Our service is a vital part of the supply chains that keep these fast-paced industries moving. We are headquartered in Manchester meaning that we are ideally placed to provide reliable next-day delivery across the UK. Special Metric Materials works with a network of reputable stainless steel mills across Europe to ensure that we have access to the highest quality stainless steel tubular and piping products. We have a large and comprehensive stock of standard industry products, as well as bespoke items for more unique applications. Our specialist sales and customer service team was built with our customers in mind and the technical knowledge we have means that we are able to assist and advise our customers on complex projects. We help to ensure that that the products they are buying are fit for purpose, supplied on time, and meet rigorous quality standards.

Main Contact Details

Alex Forth
Special Metric Materials Ltd
Unit 12 & 13
Shepley North Industrial Estate
M34 5DR

T: +44(0)161 343 0840

Mark Hartley

Alex Forth


Heating and Ventilation: Chimneys, Ductwork, Pipework
Process Plant: Bellows expansion joints, Pipework, Valves, Valves – ball, Valves – check, Valves – gate, Valves – globe, Valves – hygienic, Valves – needle
Street Furniture: Bollards, Street furniture – general
Tube Products: Flanges, Pipefittings, Pipeline fittings, Pipes, Pipework, Tube fittings – bends, Tube fittings – butt welded, Tube fittings – collars, Tube fittings – elbows, Tube fittings – general, Tube fittings – hygienic, Tube fittings – screwed, Tube fittings – socket weld, Tube fittings – tees, Tube systems, Tubes – annealed, Tubes – cryogenic, Tubes – general, Tubes – hygienic, Tubes – polished, Tubes – process, Tubes – seamless, Tubes – unannealed, Tubes – welded