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1020 Carbon Steel

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The steel that gets the job done: 1020 Carbon Steel

The 1026 carbon steel is one of the most regularly utilized varieties of steel. It is frequently used to manufacture pipes, tubes, and structural beams. It is made of low carbon steel that has been heat-treated to increase yield and tensile strength.

Moreover, it is resistant to atmospheric corrosion and is frequently used in applications that need exposure to the elements. Metal roofing is one of the most typical applications for 1020 dom tubing. This steel may also be utilized as an architectural material, which is why it is one of the greatest options for these purposes.

Understanding 1020 DOM Tubing: Properties and Applications

1020 DOM tubing is a type of steel tubing commonly used in various applications, including automotive, construction, and manufacturing industries. DOM stands for “drawn over mandrel,” which means that the tubing has been mechanically drawn through a mandrel to produce a uniform wall thickness and a smooth surface finish.

The 1020 grade of steel is a low-carbon steel that is easy to work with and has good machinability, weldability, and formability. This makes it a popular choice for many applications that require strength and durability but do not require the higher cost or more complex properties of other types of steel.

In addition to its mechanical properties, 1020 DOM tubing has excellent dimensional accuracy and tight tolerances, making it ideal for applications where precise measurements are critical. It is also resistant to corrosion and can withstand high levels of stress and strain, making it a reliable and long-lasting material for various uses.

1020 Carbon Steel Common Uses

  • Automotive Industries
  • Motorcycle frames
  • Appliance
  • Cylinders
  • Construction industries
  • Roll cages

1020 DOM Tubing Properties

Physical Properties


Tensile strength

Yield strength

Bulk modulus

Shear modulus

Elastic modulus

Poisson’s ratio

Elongation at break

Reduction of area


0.2839 lb/in³

71100 psi

60200 psi

20300 ksi

1600 ksi

27557-30458 ksi




1020 DOM Tubing Chemical Elements







0.22 – 0.28 %

0.6 – 0.9 %

0.04 %

0.035 %

Quality 1020 Carbon Steel

Forte Precision Metals is here for you if you need an efficient steel round bar supplier and a centerless ground bar supplier who provides you with quality 1020 dom tubing! We work closely with our clients to ensure that their precision ground bars are delivered to the correct specifications.

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