Hot rolled from steel billet, wire rod is delivered as coil, most commonly at 5.5mm dia, but in sizes up to 60mm dia. Close control of final cooling is a critical part of production. The most important characteristic for determining
Heavy or structural sections are steel products such as beams or columns which are usually formed with a specific cross section shape e.g. H, I or U.
Merchant bar is a range of commodity carbon steel long products including round, square and hexagonal bars, angles, channels and flats. Maximum diameter or width is usually 80-100mm, although flats up to 150mm wide are included. These are a staple
Reinforcing bar (or Rebar) is formed from a steel billet, normally having surface deformations for use in reinforcing concrete. The bar can be produced in straight lengths as well as coiled.