Flat rectangular steel bar is a viable construction material that provides numerous beneficial qualities over a spectrum of industries. Steel flat bar provides superior strength and corrosion resistance while displaying excellent welding, machining, and bending characteristics.

Industrial Metal Supply offers rectangle steel bar stock in a variety of profiles and diameters; cut-to-length service is also available to give you the perfect steel flat bar for your specific application.

At Industrial Metal Supply, we make finding the right metal products for your project simple and convenient. Contact us for more information regarding our steel rectangle bar options, or request a quote for further pricing details today. We are your trusted source for premium carbon steel flat bar stock.
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Rectangle Steel Bar Product Options

At Industrial Metal Supply, we stock steel bar in a variety of shapes/profiles, making it easy to find the right option for your project. Our inventory includes the following steel square bar stock options.

1018 Rectangular Steel Bar

Cold rolled 1018 steel rectangle bar stock is a low carbon steel that maintains close dimensional accuracy. This steel bar product has a smooth surface finish is machinable and displays excellent mechanical properties. In addition, it is easy to weld, form, cut and machine. This product is ideally suited for a wide range of applications including bending and cold forming.

1018 Steel Rectangle Bar Advantages

Cold rolled 1018 low carbon rectangle steel bar stock is very similar to hot rolled steel, except that it contains less carbon, manganese, and fewer impurities. The toughness, ductility, and surface hardening characteristics of 1018 steel make it well-suited for machining purposes, especially when cold rolled. Other crucial benefits that 1018 steel flat bar provides:
  • Great welding characteristics
  • Increased weldability
  • Good case hardening
  • Good balance of strength, toughness, and ductility

1018 Rectangular Steel Bar Stock Applications

Low carbon 1018 rectangle steel bar stock is a preferred material for industrial applications throughout the world. Some of these applications include:
  • Carburized parts
  • Mounting plates
  • Machinery parts
  • Fixtures
  • Shafts

Hot Rolled Steel Rectangular Bar

Hot rolled rectangular steel bar maintains excellent mechanical properties and is simple to fabricate through conventional methods including welding, hot forming and mild cold forming. It is also characterized by its unique radius corners, compared to the sharp corners of cold rolled steel.

Hot Rolled Steel Flat Bar Applications

Hot rolled steel rectangular bar is used in numerous types of industrial applications, including:

  • Truck frames
  • Agricultural equipment
  • Shelving
  • Guard rails
  • Structural support
  • Trailers
  • ​General fabrication

Hot Rolled Pickled & Oiled Steel Rectangle Bar

Hot Rolled pickled and oiled steel (P&O), is a carbon steel that has had the 'scale', that typically coats the steel after being formed, removed through the process of an acid bath. In order to prevent surface rust from forming after the process, the hot rolled steel is coated in an oil. The process of the acid bath is the 'pickling'.

Hot Rolled Pickled & Oiled Rectangular Bar Benefits

Hot rolled P&O rectangle steel bar stock is characterized by its unique radius corners and softer, more pliable finish. The specific advantages associated with hot rolled pickled and oiled rectangle steel bar include:
  • Rapid forming speed
  • Undamaged coating
  • Increased yield
  • Can be made into of cross-section forms

Hot Rolled P&O Rectangular Steel Bar Applications

Hot rolled pickled and oiled rectangle steel bar stock provides several distinct advantages for industries throughout the world. Some of the main applications include:
  • Base plates
  • Gussets
  • Liners
  • Rack systems
  • Construction equipment

Contact Industrial Metal Supply for Rectangle Steel Bar Stock Today

Contact us for more information regarding our rectangular steel bar stock options, or request a quote for further pricing details today. Industrial Metal Supply is your trusted supplier for premium carbon steel rectangle bar products.


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