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1215 Hot Rolled SBQ Bar

Grade 1215 steel bar is a free machining steel grade with a high sulfur content. Grade 1215 can be extensively machined but is not recommended for welding. Eaton Steel Bar Company stocks many diameters of 1215 hot rolled steel available to meet the market demand.

Eaton Steel also offers round, hexagon and square cold drawn 1215 steel bars if improved size tolerance and enhanced surface finish is required.

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1215 Hot Rolled Steel Bar Applications

1215 is fast-cutting and machinable making it commonly used in screw machine operations. Typical applications for 1215 steel include gears, shafts, bolts, pins, bushings and more.

1215 Hot Rolled Steel Bar Shapes and Sizes 

Eaton Steel Bar Company supplies 1215 steel bar in a variety of sizes ranging from 5½”- 8½”. 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 "1215 Grade" Chemical Composition

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


Estimated Mechanical Property Ranges for "Grade 1215"

Tensile strength (psi) 50,000 - 60,000
Yield strength (psi) 30,000 - 40,000
Elongation in 2” (%) 25 - 35
Reduction of area (%) 50 - 60
Brinell Hardness (BHN) 110 - 150