Stainless Steel Square Bars

Stainless Steel Square Bars

When you purchase square bars from Stainless Shapes, we promise that all of our metals are tested and produced to the highest standards. We have over 25 years of experience in the stainless steel and always deliver the highest quality for our customers.

Stainless Steel Square Bar Presses Offered

Cold Drawn: Cold drawn is the best way to form square bars because of the concentrated forming required. This process would involve the hot rolled process and then, of course, be further formed into the square form that is required by the client. While cold drawn square bars will be stronger in quality, they are sometimes not necessarily necessary for the task at hand.

Hot Rolled: For steel sizes in between 3” to 8”, we can offer hot rolled versions of these square bars at the request of the purchaser. The size and durability of the hot rolled process allow us to have quicker service for those who need square bars.

Note: Orders over 3” are still considered special orders to make sure to ask about the special order policy when contacting your sales advisor.

Stainless Steel Squares

Square bar Metals

For our square bars, we provide these products in stainless steel as well as the nickel alloy.

Stainless Steel Square Bars – We provide stainless square in 303, 304, 316, and 416 other grades available on request.

Nickel Alloy Square Bars – We currently offer 14 types of nickel alloy, all of which can be forged into square bars upon the client’s request. The most commonly requested nickel alloys are 200/200L, 405/405L and 718.

Stainless Steel vs. Nickel Alloy – depending on the type of building you are trying to construct changes the choice in the beam. Most of the time, Nickel Alloy will be better at withstanding corrosion, environmental damage, and water sustainability. If you happen to be in a coastal location, it might

Stainless Steel Square Bars

A Note on DFARS:

DFAR and Domestic material available on request. While we choose the best mills on the market regardless of region, we prefer to choose material that is American made. We do stock NonDFAR in some sizes and grades with lower costs. If you are interested in purchasing DFAR or Domestic material, remind your sales rep to ensure that you receive DFAR or Domestic certified material. *Not All metal used in government or defense contracts requires DFARS’ standards.

DFARS QUALIFYING COUNTRIES
Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Israel, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, and the United Kingdom. (Per DFARS 225.872-1): Qualifying Countries. Metals Requiring Compliance. Not All metal used in government or defense contracts requires DFARS’ standards. DFARS “Specialty Metals” requiring compliance (Per DFARS 252.225-7008): DFARS

ROHS is to restrict certain dangerous substances commonly used in electronic and electronic equipment. Any time you see Rohs it is being checked for the presence of Lead (Pb), Cadmium (Cd), Mercury (Hg), Hexavalent chromium (Hex-Cr), Polybrominated biphenyls (PBB), and Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE). For Cadmium and Hexavalent Chromium, there must be less than 0.01% of the substance by weight at raw homogeneous materials level. For Lead, PBB, and PBDE, there must be no more than 0.1% of the material, when calculated by weight at homogeneous raw materials. Any RoHS compliant component must have 100 ppm, or less of mercury and the mercury must not have been intentionally added to the component. In the EU, some military and medical equipment are exempt from RoHS compliance. (According to rohscompliantdefinition.com,2014)

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