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Stainless Steel Rods & round Bar

Discover the advantages of using stainless steel round bars for your industrial applications.

Stainless Steel Round bar

stainless steel rods

Choose stainless steel rods for a durable and long-lasting solution.

Stainless Steel Round Bar Stock It is also interesting to note that a stainless steel round bar stock has 12% percent of chromium content responsible for its good corrosion resistance.  

Yet, that’s not the only thing the chromium content does for stainless steel, as it also contributes to improving its elasticity, hardness, high strength, workability, and formability.

Additionally, stainless steel bars are low-cost as they are 100% recyclable and recoverable industries swipe such an opportunity and use a stainless steel rod, transforming it into a centerless ground bar, hot-rolled bar, cold-rolled bar, cold-rolled steel bar, or even precision-ground steel bar in relevant areas of their businesses. 

A stainless steel rod can already do many things, so it is often the most chosen material for various metalworking operations of centerless grinding, saw cutting, turning, and more.

stainless steel round Bar

With how versatile stainless steel is, it is no wonder that stainless steel bars and rods come in different shapes formed according to their intended applications. 

Forte Precision Metals, the reliable stainless steel supplier to most companies in the Midwest, specializing in supplying stainless steel rod, also accept custom-made orders befitting clients’ specifications, such as turning all of it into a hot-rolled, cold-rolled bar or precision ground bar stock

Stainless steel is used in nearly all typical applications, creating trim, shafts, braces, awnings, and even the framework of a building which is why we intend to match the steel’s versatility by providing applicable grinding and other machining operations with it. 

The Forte Precision Metals, an all-rounder stainless steel rod supplier, also caters to requests for stainless steel in hex, square, or flat bars and even transforms them into a cold rolled bar, hot rolled bar, cold-rolled steel bar, or have the entire stock turn into precision ground bar stock depending on your industry’s specifications.

Why Get Stainless Steel, Round Bar?

What makes a stainless round rod worth buying? Simple, it is widespread and long-lasting. This metal is a go-to for many uses. It manufactures anything from kitchenware to cutlery to even musical instruments. Stainless steel round rod is a green metal because it can be recycled and used repeatedly.

Because of its low carbon content, it doesn’t need to be painted or coated to prevent corrosion or rusting.

Stainless round rod stocks are perfect for industrial uses since they can be welded without cracking or melting, even at extremely high temperatures. They’re also a key component in fabricating pipes for indoor plumbing. Stainless steel round rod is a tried-and-true material with a lengthy history of service across many different industries.

Furthermore, stainless steel round rod is a versatile raw materials with many potential uses. The versatility of this round bar stock is reflected in its ability to be easily fabricated into a wide range of valuable forms. For instance, the frame of a car or other industrial gear can be fashioned from stainless steel round rod types.

stainless steel round BAR

Stainless Steel Forms

We have a stock of stainless steel forms to meet the product requests of customers upon their specific manufacturing requirements.
Forte Precision Metals sets a lot of product options for customers. If you cannot find the material you are looking for, please call or contact us! We have stainless steel rod products in stock.
The Stainless steel rods are also available in our inventory of products to comply with the specific needs of various customers.

This type of Stainless steel bar grades differ in properties and elemental compound composition and as such, Forte Precision Metals offers a stainless steel rod in numerous grades.

STAINLESS STEEL ROUND BAR Stock

STAINLESS STEEL ROUND BAR GRADES

These stainless steel bars are evaluated and grouped according to the machining process they will undergo, whether cold-rolling, hot-rolling, or precision grinding processes.

These particular metalworking processes, which Forte Precision Metals offers, bring out the best of the stainless steel, and depending on its expected application, they will end up having a finished product of either cold-rolled bar, cold-rolled steel bar, precision-ground steel bar, or an entire precision ground bar stock.

However, one cannot just use any stainless steel grade for whatever industrial application; the appropriate stainless steel grade must be used according to a specific industrial application.

By classifying them into appropriate stainless steel grades, proper machining and grinding applications will be used to transform round bars into a hot rolled bar, cold rolled bar, cold-rolled steel bar, precision-ground steel bar, or an entire into precision ground bar stock.

Potential Applications of Stainless Steel Round Bar

It is a versatile metal with many different uses. Due to its resistance to corrosion and durability, it has several advantages over other metals. In addition, the stainless round bar has many applications and is highly valued in manufacturing.

This round bar has a wide range of potential applications. It’s not uncommon to find them in the aerospace or medical fields. This metal is resistant to corrosion and wear, making it suitable for extreme environments. Stainless steel supplies are very sturdy and can be used in construction projects that require a lot of weight or support, such as bridges or large structures.

In many contexts, stainless steel rod types are the material of choice. They have high resistance to corrosion, a long service life, and good weldability. To a large extent, stainless round bar stock types are immune to air corrosion and show remarkable resistance to pitting and crevice corrosion.

These stocks may be bent into different configurations without breaking or cracking due to the material’s flexibility. This makes stainless steel rods an excellent option in various settings, from kitchen tools to household fixtures like doorknobs and cabinet pulls to functional items like refrigerator bins and shelf linings.

Below is a list of the grades of the stainless steel rod that Forte Precision Metals, your trusted stainless steel supplier, offers:

STAINLESS STEEL ROUND BAR GRADES TABLE

GRADETYPEMAGNETISM / HARDENINGDESCRIPTIONAPPLICATION
303AusteniticCold only / non-magnetica good machinable austenitic with its additional sulphur content. less corrosion resistant than 303 and 316nuts, bolts, gears, etc.
304AusteniticCold only / non-magneticmore suitable for complex forms than 301kitchen appliances & sinks, truck trailers, architectural paneling, food processing equipment – milk brewing, wine making, beer brewing
316AusteniticCold only / non-magneticmost expensive austenitic, has better corrosion resistance with its additional molybdenum contentpharmaceuticals, food preparation, architectural, marine applications, chemical containers, medical implants
316 / 316LAusteniticCold only / non-magneticextra low carbon grade of 316marine applications, stainless steel watches, reactor pressure vessels, water reactors
316 / 316LAusteniticCold only / non-magneticextra low carbon grade of 316marine applications, stainless steel watches, reactor pressure vessels, water reactors
321AusteniticCold only / non-magnetichas higher stress and creep rupture properties than 304boiler and pressure vessels
347AusteniticCold only / non-magnetichas good creep strength and oxidation resistance, but low-temperature toughnessfood processing, waste heat recovery, chemical processing, petroleum refining, pharmaceutical production
410MartensiticThermal hardening/ magneticlow cost, most widely used stainless martensitic steel, softer and more machinable than 416 or 420nuts, screws, bolts, car parts, bushings, industrial products
420MartensiticThermal hardening/ magnetichigh carbon version and harder than 410cutlery and knife blades, surgical instruments, medium quality tools
430FerriticThermal hardening/ magneticdecorative, has good formability but reduced corrosion and temperature resistanceautomotive trim
440CFerritic / MartensiticThermal hardening / magnetichas greater amount of carbon, has the toughest strength in 440 variantsknifemaking
440FFerritic / MartensiticThermal hardening / agneticfree machining variant has high carbon contentareas requiring non-galling, non-seizing, and high hardness values
446Ferritic / MartensiticElevated Temperaturemost oxidation resistantboiler parts, burners, injector nozzles, thermocouple protectors, flame rods, glass bonding parts

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