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1215 Cold Drawn Steel Bar

Cold drawn 1215 steel bar is resulfurized and rephosphorized carbon steel. This grade is considered free machining, having excellent machinability due to its added sulfur, phosphorus. This grade, also referred to as “screw stock”, is heavily utilized for automatic screw machine operations. It’s also ideal for parts that require heavy machining and bright finishes. Due to its low carbon, this material has lower strength than other cold drawn grades. Eaton Steel Bar Company stocks several diameters of this grade to meet your demands quickly. We also supply 1215 cold drawn bar to various industries like construction, automotive, and more.

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Typical applications for this grade include pins, couplings, fittings, and bushings.


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

  • ASTM A108
  • ASTM A576

Shapes and Sizes

Eaton Steel Bar Company supplies 1215 cold drawn steel bar in a variety of sizes ranging from – 5/16”-11”. The shapes available for this grade include:

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

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Standard "1215 Grade" Chemical Composition

Carbon (max) 0.09
Manganese 0.75-1.05
Phosphorus 0.04-0.09
Sulfur 0.26-0.35


Estimated Mechanical Property Ranges for "Grade 1215"

Tensile strength (psi) 68,000 - 78,000
Yield strength (psi) 65,000 - 75,000
Elongation in 2” (%) 15 - 20
Reduction of area (%) 50 - 60
Brinell Hardness (BHN) 150 - 170