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1040 Hot Rolled SBQ Bar

Grade 1040 steel bar is a higher carbon content steel grade that is used across industries for applications that require greater strength. Grade 1040 has fair machinability and can be welded using most methods. Eaton Steel Bar Company stocks many diameters of 1040 hot rolled steel available to meet the market demand.

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1040 Hot Rolled Steel Bar Applications

Typical applications for 1040 steel include fasteners, crankshafts, couplings, and other parts.

1040 Hot Rolled Bar Shapes and Sizes

Eaton Steel Bar Company supplies 1040 steel bar in a variety of sizes ranging from 2”- 2½”. Other sizes may be available, contact Eaton Steel for more information. The shapes available for this grade include:

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

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Standard "1040 Grade" Chemical Composition

Carbon 0.37-0.44
Manganese 0.60-0.90
Phosphorus (max) 0.040
Sulfur (max) 0.050


Estimated Mechanical Property Ranges for "Grade 1040"

Tensile strength (psi) 75,000 - 85,000
Yield strength (psi) 40,000 - 50,000
Elongation in 2” (%) 12 - 20
Reduction of area (%) 30 - 40
Brinell Hardness (BHN) 160 - 190