Carbon steel round bar stock is an extremely strong and versatile construction material that is often used for applications that require a superior surface finish and high dimensional accuracy. Round steel bar provides numerous beneficial qualities including good strength, corrosion resistance, versatility, and enhanced aesthetic qualities.

Industrial Metal Supply offers carbon steel round bar in a variety of profiles and diameters; cut-to-length service is available to give you the perfect steel 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 round steel bar stock options, or request a quote for further pricing details today. We are your trusted source for premium carbon steel round bar.

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Steel Round Bar Product Options

At Industrial Metal Supply, we stock round carbon steel bar in a variety of sizes, making it easy to find the right option for your project. Our inventory includes the following steel round bar stock options:

Hot Rolled Round Steel Bar

Hot rolled steel round bar maintains excellent mechanical properties and is simple to fabricate through conventional methods including welding, hot forming and mild cold forming. The hot rolling process for carbon round steel bar stock allows for the metal to be shaped and formed more easily and creates larger sizes. Hot rolling is generally less expensive than cold rolling since it can become a finished product without timing delays.

Hot Rolled Carbon Round Steel Bar Beneficial Qualities

Compared to the sharp corners of cold rolled steel, HR steel round bar is softer, corner-free, and provides a more pliable finish. The specific advantages associated with hot rolled round steel bar include:
  • Increased malleability
  • Numerous applications
  • Less expensive than cold rolling
  • High rate of production

Hot Rolled Steel Round Bar Applications

With thousands of industrial and construction applications throughout the world that utilize steel bar materials, hot rolled round carbon steel bar stock is commonly used for the following fabrication applications:
  • Braces
  • Framework
  • Shafts
  • Trim
  • Fittings
  • Axles
  • Instruments

1018 Round Steel Bar Stock

Cold rolled 1018 steel round 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 bending and cold forming.

1018 Steel Round Bar Advantages

Cold rolled 1018 low carbon steel round bar 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 round steel bar stock provides:
  • Great welding characteristics
  • Increased weldability
  • Good case hardening
  • Good balance of strength, toughness, and ductility

1018 Round Steel Bar Applications

Low carbon 1018 steel round 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

12L14 Steel Round Bar

12L14 round steel bar stock is primarily used for manufacturing parts that require machining, close tolerances and a smooth finish. Some of the primary advantages that 12L14 provides its applications includes:
  • Good ductility
  • Strong
  • Good case hardening
  • Easy to weld, cut, form and machine

12L14 Round Steel Bar Applications

Steel round bar 12L14 is used in numerous types of industrial applications, including:
  • Inserts
  • Bushings
  • Hydraulic hose fittings
  • Couplings

Contact Industrial Metal Supply for Round Steel Bar Stock Today

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