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Steel Bars Applications and Uses

ByMarjorie Gilbert,
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Oct 12, 2011
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Learn about the versatility of steel bars

Steel bars have an incredibly wide range of uses and applications for many different industries. A wide variety of alloy composition types can comprise steel making it a very versatile material for use in producing alloy steel bars and stainless steel bars.

Steel bars are used in a variety of industries such as the cement industries, military equipment, ship building, part machining processing, technology related, paper industries, and other types of architectural related businesses. Steel bars applications and uses depend on the type of bars needed and come in various sizes and shapes.

1. Buy the steel flat bar types.

2. Employ the stainless steel round bars.

3. Use steel square bar types.

4. Make use of hexagon and channel types.

Use steel flat bar types

Some of the applications and uses of steel flat bar are as brackets, base plates, braces, ornamental work and other such uses. The steel bar distributors provide various thicknesses ranging from 1/8 inch by 1/2 inch to 3 inch by 6 inch.

Make use of stainless steel round bars

Stainless steel round bars have one important thing going for them: they are made from stainless steel. Stainless steel is corrosion resistant and the stainless steel which have higher alloy content are able to withstand the onslaught of acids, "chlorine bearing environments" as well as solutions containing alkaline. Because of this resistant, some of the applications and uses of stainless steel bars are in machining, fasteners, grills and construction.

Employ the steel square bar

Steel square bars have many applications and uses as well. Because of its shape, the bars are often used to manufacture other items. Furniture makers use square steel bars to make meta furniture; fasteners manufacturers use steel square bars to make bolts, nuts, screws and more. Steel square bars can be manufactured in various sizes according to your company's needs. Be sure to specify what size you need when you buy steel bars.

Use hexagonal and channel steel bars

Hexagonal and channel steel bars have applications in the construction industry, and can also be sized according to the company's wishes. Its application is more general-purpose. The channel steel bars, which come as I beams, H beams and C beams, are the backbones of buildings and ships and other structures. They are designed to carry weight.
  • When you buy steel bar products, make sure you request that the bars are manufactured to your exact specifications. Ask about zinc coatings as well.
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