Square steel bar stock is an extremely strong and versatile construction material that has a grainy finish with radius level corners. The strength, versatility, and affordability of carbon steel square bar stock make it one of the most widely used manufacturing/construction materials in the world.

Industrial Metal Supply offers both hot rolled steel bar and cold rolled steel 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 square steel bar options, or request a quote for further pricing details today. We are your trusted source for premium carbon steel square bar stock.

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Square 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.

Hot Rolled Steel Square Bar

Hot rolled square 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 steel square bar 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 Square Steel Bar Beneficial Qualities

Compared to the sharp corners of cold rolled steel, HR steel square bar is characterized by its unique radius corners and softer, more pliable finish. The specific advantages associated with hot rolled carbon square steel bar include:
  • Increased malleability
  • Numerous applications
  • Less expensive than cold rolling
  • High rate of production

Hot Rolled Steel Square Bar Applications

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

1018 Square Steel Bar

Cold rolled 1018 steel square 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 Square Bar Advantages

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

1018 Square Steel Bar Applications

Low carbon 1018 square 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

Contact Industrial Metal Supply for Square Steel Bar Stock Today

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

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