1018 Hex Bar Stock

Capital Steel & Wire is a leading producer and distributor of 1018 hex bar stock in the cold drawn form. We can cut your 1018 steel hex bars to any specified length, and we have processing capabilities to fulfill all of your steel supply needs.

1018 grade steel is one of the most widely used grades of steel as it is applicable for many different uses and comes at an affordable price. Our 1018 hex bars have a low carbon and medium manganese composition, which makes 1018 better suited for applications that do not require the strength that high carbon steel provides.

We supply 1018 hex bar stock to various industries including aerospace, automotive, defense contracting and material handing. For information on the mechanical and chemical properties of our cold drawn 1018 hex bars see the charts below.

1018 Chemical Properties

Carbon 0.15-0.20%
Manganese 0.60-0.90%
Phosphorus (max) 0.040%
Sulfur (max) 0.050%

1018 Cold Drawn Mechanical Properties

Tensile Strength 64,000 psi
Yield Strength 54,000 psi
Elongation in 2" 15%
Reduction of Area 40%
Brinell Hardness 126

Capital Steel & Wire also supplies 1018 cold steel bar in the following sizes

Reach out to us at any time and we can assist you with finding 1018 hex bars in the right quantity and in the right length. Call us at (866) 773-7800 to learn about our current inventory as well as our processing and distribution capabilities. We are here to help! Also feel free to use the contact form to your right to reach out to us. A Capital Steel & Wire representative will respond to your request shortly.