Round bars come in various standard sizes, typically ranging from a few millimeters to several inches in diameter. The specific sizes available may vary depending on the material and supplier.
Cold-drawn flat bars are steel bars subjected to the cold-drawing process to achieve a specific shape and dimension. The production of cold-drawn flat bars involves several steps. It starts with hot-rolled steel bars that are first cleaned and descaled to remove impurities and surface irregularities. These bars are then passed through a series of dies or rollers under controlled pressure, reducing the cross-sectional area and elongating the bar's length. This process is known as cold drawing and is performed at room temperature.
The cold drawing process imparts several desirable qualities to the flat bars, including improved surface finish, tighter dimensional tolerances, enhanced strength, and improved straightness. The final step involves cutting the bars into desired lengths to meet customer requirements. Producing cold-drawn flat bars involves precision and careful control of the cold-drawing process to achieve the desired mechanical and dimensional properties.
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Cold-drawn flat bars offer several advantages over other types of steel bars. Due to the cold drawing process, they have excellent dimensional accuracy and surface finish. This precision ensures tight tolerances and uniformity in the bars' thickness and width, making them ideal for applications where precise measurements are crucial. Cold-drawn flat bars exhibit enhanced mechanical properties. The cold drawing process aligns the steel's grain structure, resulting in increased strength, improved toughness, and better fatigue resistance. That makes them suitable for demanding applications that require high strength and durability.
Cold-drawn flat bars have also reduced residual stresses, enhancing their machinability and allowing for easier fabrication and welding. Their smooth surface finish reduces friction and wear, making them suitable for sliding or rotating applications. Cold-drawn flat bars are available in various sizes and materials, offering versatility and flexibility in design and application. The advantages of cold-drawn flat bars make them a preferred choice in the construction, manufacturing, automotive, and aerospace industries, where precision, strength, and reliability are paramount.
|Size range||Width: 40 mm to 100 mm, Thickness: 4.76 mm to 25.4 mm|
|Size Tolerances||H11 and ASTM A 484|
|Length||2 metres - 6 metres ( 8 feet to 20 feet)|
|Length Tolerance||Available in special cut to length bars in tolerance -0/+10 mm (-0/+0.5 inch)|
|Surface Finish||Cold Drawn and Belt Polished Condition|
|Heat Treatment||Solution Annealed|
|Grades||AISI: 303, 304L, 316L, 316Ti, 321
DIN: 1.4305, 1.4307, 1.4404, 1.4571, 1.4541
|Products cut include Round bars, flat bars, hex bars, square bars, tubing and hollow bars, Pipe, angles, channels, beams and tees. Thickness range is 1/16″ to 28″ diameter|
Bars Production Cutting
|We can provide production cutting for product diameters up to 4″. We utilize production equipment to achieve these Hexagon cuts with tight tolerances.|
|Products polished included all tubular products, with OD & ID polishing available, round bars, square bars, hex & flat bars, angles, uneven leg angles, beams, and other shapes.|
Cold Drawn Flat Bars in Shaft Making
Cold Drawn Flat Bars in Automobiles
Cold Drawn Flat Bars in Electric Motors & Pumps
Cold Drawn Flat Bars in Railways
Cold Drawn Flat Bars in Mining
Cold Drawn Flat Bars in Miscellaneous Fabrication