Merchant Bar

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Merchant bar is a staple item for us, comprising a range of commodity carbon steel long products including round, square and hexagonal steel bars, angles, channels and flats. Maximum diameter or width is usually 80-100mm, although flats up to 150mm wide are in stock. Types of mild steel bar include:

Round BarFlat BarSquare BarHex Bar
steel-round-bar-measurementsHot Rolled Steel Round, is widely used for all general fabrication and repairs in industrial maintenance, agricultural implements, transportation equipment, ornamental work, etc. HR Steel Rounds have a slightly grainy textured finish.

  • Specifications: ASTM A36
  • AKA: HR round, round bar
  • Applications: frame work, braces, supports, shafts, axels, etc.
  • Workability: Easy to Weld, Cut, Form, and Machine
  • Mechanical Properties: Brinell = 112, Tensile = 58-80,000 +/-, Yield = 36,000 +/-
  • How is it Measured? Diameter (A) X Length
  • Available Stock Sizes: 2ft, 4ft, 6ft, 8ft, 10ft, 20ft or Cut to Size
steel-flat-bar-measurementsHot Rolled Steel Flat, is widely used for all general fabrication and repairs in industrial maintenance, agricultural implements, transportation equipment, etc. HR A569 Steel Flat is stripped from coil and A36 is rolled as bars.

  • Specifications: ASTM A569 (1/8″ – 3/16″), ASTM A36 (1/4″ & over)
  • AKA: HR steel flat bar, steel strip, steel rectangle
  • Applications: frame work, braces, supports, plates, straps, etc.
  • Workability: Easy to Weld, Cut, Form, and Machine
  • Mechanical Properties:Brinell = 112, Tensile = 48-80K +/-,
  • Yield = 35-36K +/-
  • How is it Measured?Thickness (A) X Width (B) X Length
  • Available Stock Sizes: 2ft, 4ft, 6ft, 8ft, 10ft, 20ft or Cut to Size
steel-square-bar-measurementsHot Rolled Steel Square, is widely used for all general fabrication and repairs in industrial maintenance, agricultural implements, transportation equipment, ornamental work, etc. HR Steel Squares have a slightly grainy finish with radius corners.

  • Specifications: ASTM A36
  • AKA: HR square, square bar
  • Applications: frame work, braces, supports, shafts, axels, etc.
  • Workability: Easy to Weld, Cut, Form, and Machine
  • Mechanical Properties: Brinell = 112,Tensile = 58-80K +/-, Yield = 36K +/-
  • How is it Measured? Thickness (A) X Width (B) X Length
  • Available Stock Sizes: 2ft, 4ft, 6ft, 8ft, 10ft, 20ft or Cut to Size
C1018 Cold Finish Hexagon, is a rolled steel product with close dimensional accuracy, smooth surface finish, and increased mechanical properties and machinability. C1018 Cold Finish Hexagon is a general purpose low carbon steel with good case hardening qualities and is especially suited for cold forming and bending.

  • Specifications: ASTM A108
  • AKA: Cold Roll Hex, CRS Hex, Hex Stock
  • Applications: shafts, axels, machine mounts, nuts, bolts, fixtures, etc.
  • Workability: Easy to Weld, Cut, Form and Machine.
  • Mechanical Properties: Brinell = 126, Tensile = 64K +/-, Yield = 54K +/-
  • How is it Measured? Diameter (A) X Length
  • Available Stock Sizes: 2ft, 4ft, 6ft, 8ft, 12ft or Cut to Size

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