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1018 Hot Rolled SBQ Bar

Hot rolled 1018 steel bar is a low carbon steel grade that has good formability and weldability properties for a variety of applications. The disadvantage of this grade is its limited physical strength due to its lack of alloying content. Since 1018 steel bar is available in a wide variety of mill sources, we can stock various diameters of this grade that'll meet all your demands. Eaton Steel Bar Company supplies 1018 steel bar to various industries like automotive, agricultural, fastener, chain, and construction industry.

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Typical applications for this grade include:

  • Gears
  • Shafts
  • Axles
  • Structural Components
  • Fasteners
  • Pins
  • Rods
  • Ratchets

1018 Hot Rolled Steel Bar Requirements

Eaton Steel Bar Company can meet the following specifications for this grade:

  • ASTM A29
  • ASTM A576
  • JDM QL-2 certified

Shapes and Sizes for 1018 Hot Rolled Steel Bar

Eaton Steel Bar Company supplies 1018 steel bar in a variety of sizes ranging from ½”-17”. The shapes available for this grade include:

  • 1018 Hot Rolled Round Bar
  • Rounded Cornered Square
  • 1018 Hot Rolled Square Bar

***Minimum Total Quantity Per Order is 10,000 lbs.***

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1018 HR Steel Bar Composition & Properties

Standard "1018 Grade" Chemical Composition

Carbon 0.15-0.20
Manganese 0.60-0.90
Phosphorus (max) 0.040
Sulfur (max) 0.050


Estimated Mechanical Property Ranges for "Grade 1018"

Tensile strength (psi) 58,000 - 68,000
Yield strength (psi) 32,000 - 42,000
Elongation in 2” (%) 20 - 30
Reduction of area (%) 45 - 55
Brinell Hardness (BHN) 120 - 150