1018 Square Bar Stock

Capital Steel & Wire is a leading supplier of cold drawn 1018 square bar stock for various industries including the automotive, material handing, construction, aerospace, defense contracting, and many others.

1018 steel bar in square shape has chemical and mechanical properties that make it suitable for many different uses and applications. This low carbon steel has a medium maganese content and good mechanical properties. Below is a chart of the chemcial and mechanical properties of our cold finished 1018 square bar stock.

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 our 1018 cold steel bar in a variety of other shapes, including the following:

Along with carrying bar stock, Capital Steel & Wire has many steel processing capabilities including cold drawing, wire processing, saw cutting, heat treating, grinding, and bar processing.

Contact a Capital Steel & Wire sales representative to learn about our current inventory of 1018 square bar stock or to inquire about other shapes available by calling 866-773-7800. You can also fill out the contact form found to your right to get in touch with us.