Product Forms

Sheet and Strip

Sheet

A flat rolled product in coils or cut lengths: 24 inches (610 mm) and OVER in width and UNDER 0.1875 (4.76 mm) in thickness.

Strip

A flat rolled product in coils or cut lengths: 24 inches (610 mm) and UNDER in width and UNDER 0.1875 (4.76 mm) in thickness.

There are several grades of steel that Sheet & Strip is available in. Use the guide below to find out which is right for you.

GradeDescriptionApplications
GradeDescriptionApplications
304General PurposeAir sensor bags
Automotive wiper arms
Baggage handling equipment
Baking equipment
Bar and fountain equipment
Beer barrels
Bottling machinery
Burial caskets
Chemical processing equipment
Chimney liners
Clothes washer/dryer interiors
Coffee makers
Column covers
Cookware
Counter tops
Cryogenic vessels and components
Dairy handling equipment
Dishwasher drums
Elevator interiors
Entry Doors
Escalators
Evaporators
Fire doors
Fireplace fronts
Flatware
Food processing equipment
Gutters and downspouts
Hardware, hinges
Hose clamps
Hospital carts
HVAC components
Jewelry
Kitchen cabinets
Kitchen exhaust hoods
Meat processing equipment
Metal roofing
Microwave oven interiors
Milking machines
Nuclear storage containment
Nuclear vessels
Oven parts
Rapid transit cars
Refrigerator panels
Retractor springs
Roofing tiles
Seat belt anchors
Signs
Sinks
Splash shield
Spring clips
Stove tops
Street furniture
Tanker trailer bodies and chassis
Truck exhaust systems
Truck gas tanks
Truck mirrors
Truck trailer cargo doors and front corner trim
Window frames
Window louvers (sun screens)
Wine tanks
305Ni increased to lower work hardening Coffee urn tops
Deep drawn parts
Expanded metal parts
Formed parts (requiring extra low work hardening characteristics)
Free spinning operations
Mixing bowls
Reflectors
309S Cr & Ni increased for high temperature Annealing boxes
Chemical processing equipment (elevated temperature)
Conveyor parts
Dryers, Electric range elements
Furnace parts
310S Same as 309, only more so Annealing boxes
Furnace belts
Chemical processing equipment (elevated temperature) Conveyor parts
Dryers
Furnace parts
316Mo added to increase corrosion resistance Bus/Traffic shelters
Chemical processing equipment
Chemical transportation tanks
Entry doors
Fertilizer handling equipment
Fire doors
Food processing equipment
Hot water tanks
Metal roofing
Oil refining equipment
Pharmaceutical processing equipment
Photographic equipment
Sea water components
Soap handling equipment
Storage tanks
Street (urban) furniture
Swimming pool equipment
Ticket dispensers
Water treatment equipment
Window frames
Wine storage tanks
317More Mo & Cr added for better corrosion performance Chemical processing equipment
Ink manufacturing equipment
Pharmaceutical processing equipment
Fertilizer handling equipment
321Ti added to prevent carbicle precipitation Aircraft exhaust manifold and flanges
Chemical equipment
Fire walls
Pressure tanks
347Cb added to prevent carbicle precipitationAircraft exhaust manifold and flanges
Expansion joints
Furnace stacks and dampers
Welded storage tanks for organic chemicals
330Si increased for highest heat resistance Annealing boxes
Combustion chambers
Burners and exhaust parts
409Lower Cr Primarily used for automotive exhaust Automotive exhaust systems
Bus frames
Cargo containers
Fins for heater tubes
Perforated sheet for silencer housings
Smoke control ductwork
Transformer and capacitor cases
410/410S General Purpose Bushings
Trays for oil fractionating towers
Hardware
Cutlery
Press plates
420Increased C to improve mechanical properties Cutlery/Scissors
Dental equipment
Surgical equipment
430P & S added for improved machining Architectural applications (interior)
Automotive trim
Cooking utensils
Food processing equipment
434Mo added for improved corrosion resistance in auto trim Automotive trim

Plate

A flat rolled or forged product: 10 inches (254 mm) and OVER in width, 0.1875 inches (4.76 mm) and OVER in thickness.

There are several grades of steel that Plate is available in. Use the guide below to find out which is right for you.

GradeDescriptionApplications
GradeDescriptionApplications
304General PurposeBaking equipment
Chemical equipment
Coal hopper linings
Conveyers
Cryogenic vessels
Dairy equipment
Evaporators
Fabricated structural beams and “T’s”
Floor plates (diamond patterned, etc.)
Food processing equipment
Hospital equipment
Kick plates
Meat processing equipment
Nuclear vessels and components
Pressure vessels
Textile dyeing equipment
309SCr & Ni increased for high temperatureAnnealing boxes
Chemical processing equipment (elevated temperature)
Conveyor parts
Dryers
Dye-house equipment
Furnace parts
Heat treating equipment
Paper mill equipment
Petroleum refining equipment
Recuperators
310SSame as 309, only more soAnnealing boxes
Carburizing boxes
Chemical processing equipment (elevated temperature)
Conveyor parts
Doors for furnaces
Dryers
Furnace parts
Heat treating equipment
Paper mill equipment
Petroleum refining equipment
Recuperators
316Mo added to increase corrosion resistanceChemical processing equipment
Corn and sugar refinery equipment
Fabricated structural beams and “Ts”
Floor plates (diamond patterned, etc.)
Food processing equipment
Oil refining equipment
Paper industry digesters, evaporators & handling equipment
Petroleum refining equipment
Scrubbers for environmental control
Textile industry equipment
317More Mo & Cr added for better corrosion performanceChemical processing equipment, Dying equipment
Pulp & paper manufacturing equipment, Desalination equipment
321Ti added to prevent carbicle precipitationPlate heat exchangers, Chemical equipment, Fire walls, Pressure tanks
330Si increased for highest heat resistanceAnnealing boxes, Combustion chambers, Burners and exhaust parts
410General PurposePress plates, Coal chutes, Oil burner parts
430P & S added for improved machiningBank vaults, Combustion chambers, Tanks

Bar

Straight lengths either hot rolled, forged, extruded, turned, cold drawn or ground.

There are several grades of steel that Bar is available in. Use the guide below to find out which is right for you.

GradeDescriptionApplications
GradeDescriptionApplications
304General PurposeAnchor bolts
Bar and fountain equipment
Bolts
Dairy handling equipment
Dowel bars at highway joints
Fasteners
Food processing equipment
Hardware
Nozzles
Reinforcing bars
Sanitary fittings and valves
Screens
Shafting
Stone anchors
Valve stems
309SCr & Ni increased for high temperatureChemical processing equipment (elevated temperature)
Conveyor parts
Furnace parts
Jet engine parts
Nozzles (elevated temperature)
Skid rails
310SSame as 309, only more soChemical processing equipment (elevated temperature)
Conveyor parts
Furnace parts
Jet engine parts
Nozzles (elevated temperature)
Skid rails
316Mo added to increase corrosion resistanceAnchor bolts
Bar and fountain equipment
Chemical processing equipment
Dairy handling equipment
Dowel bars at highway joints
Fasteners
Reinforcing bars
Sanitary fittings and valves
Screens
Sea water components
Shafts
Stone anchors
Valve stems
317More Mo & Cr added for better corrosion performanceChemical processing equipment, Pulp & paper manufacturing equipment
321Ti added to prevent carbicle precipitationCollector rings, Jet engine parts
347Cb added to prevent carbicle precipitationCollector rings, Jet engine parts
403Select quality for turbines and highly stressed partsJet engine parts
410General PurposeBushings, Bearings, Fasteners, Pump shafts, Screw machine parts: nuts, bolts, screws, shafting, etc.
420Increased C to improve mechanical propertiesCutlery, Dental instruments, Surgical instruments, Fish hooks
430FP & S added for improved machiningParts produced from a screw machine operation
440 (C)C increased for highsest hardness. Cr increased for corrosion resistanceBearings, Bushings, Knives

Wire

A round or shaped cold reduced product in coils only.

There are several grades of steel that Wire is available in. Use the guide below to find out which is right for you.

GradeDescriptionApplications
GradeDescriptionApplications
304General PurposeBraided hoses
Conveyor belts
Fasteners, nails, brads
Lock washers
Medical instruments
Reinforcing bar tie wire
Rivets
Screens
Shafts
Springs
Valve stems
Wall ties
Wire belts
308Higher Cr & Ni used primarily for weldingWelding filler wire
309Cr & Ni increased for high temperatureFurnace Parts
316Mo added to increase corrosion resistanceAnimal cages
Boat safety railings
Chemical processing equipment
Fasteners, nails, brads
Nails
Oil well filter screens
Reinforcing bar tie wire
Sea water components
Shafts
Springs
Surgical staples
Tie Wire
Valve stems
Wall ties
Wire cable
Wire cloth
317More Mo & Cr added for better corrosion performanceChemical processing equipment, Pulp & paper manufacturing equipment, Wire cloth
321Ti added to prevent carbicle precipitationHose braid
409Lower Cr Primarily used for automotive exhaustWelding wire for exhaust systems
410General PurposeFasteners, nails and brads, Shafts
420Increased C to improve mechanical propertiesSurgical staples, Dental instruments, Surgical instruments, Fish hooks
430P & S added for improved machiningFormed wire parts, Steel wool, Pot scrubbers
439A higher chromium version of 409Exhaust system brackets, Wheel cover spokes, Welding wire
446Cr increased to improve scaling resistanceGlass sealing pins

Tubing

A Hollow product of round or any other cross-section having a continuous periphery. It may be made in either a seamless or welded form. It is manufactured to specific dimensions, usually the outside diameter and the wall thickness.

There are several grades of steel that Tubing is available in. Use the guide below to find out which is right for you.

GradeDescriptionApplications
GradeDescriptionApplications
304General PurposeBar rails
Boat railings
Canopy supports
Chemical processing equipment
Chemical tubing
Column covers
Duct works
Feed-water tubes
Food preparation equipment
Food processing equipment
Heat exchanger tubes
Hypodermic needles
Ladders
Mechanical & structural components
Pharmaceutical processing equipment
Piping systems
Railings (architectural)
Traffic barriers
Water pipes
309SCr & Ni increased for high temperatureHeat exchanger tubing, Furnace parts, Oil burner parts, Exhaust pipes
310SSame as 309, only more soAnnealing boxes, Furnace belts, Heat exchanger tubing, Oil burner parts
316Mo added to increase corrosion resistanceBoat railings
Canopy supports
Chemical tubing
Column covers
Duct works
Feed-water tubes
Food preparation equipment
Food processing equipment
Heat exchanger tubes
Hypodermic needles
Ladders
Mechanical & structural components
Pharmaceutical processing equipment
Piping systems
Railings
Street (urban) furniture
Textile tubing
Traffic barriers
Water pipes
317More Mo & Cr added for better corrosion performanceChemical processing tubing, Dyeing equipment, Ink manufacturing equipment, Pulp & paper manufacturing equipment
321Ti added to prevent carbicle precipitationHeat exchanger tubing, Chemical processing tubing, Pressure tank tubing
347Cb added to prevent carbicle precipitationHeat exchanger tubing, Furnace stacks, Chemical processing tubing, Pressure tank tubing
430P & S added for improved machiningMechanical & structural tubing, Architectural tubing, Heat exchanger tubing, Condensers, Re-heaters, Evaporators