Carbon Steel

Bohler-Uddeholm stocks a full range of carbon steel in our Western USA facilities.  Here is a listing of our materials:

1018
Default cold finish steel bar. Low Carbon. Stronger than hot rolled, but more difficult to form. Can be welded and machined. We stock rounds, hex, squares and flats. Rounds available in 20’ lengths and other shapes in 12’ lengths.

1045
Medium carbon, stronger than 1018, but not suggested for forming or welding. Stocked in precision shafting. Stocked in 20’ and 24’ lengths.

12L14
Screw machine stock with less than .15 of lead added for enhanced machining. Rounds and hex all in 12’ lengths.

Stressproof/1144
Higher strength, good machining round and hex bar stock. Rounds also available with ground and polished finish. 12' and some 20' lengths.

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