1045 Flat Bar Stock

Capital Steel & Wire is a leading distributor of cold finished 1045 flat bar stock. With seven distribution centers spread across the United States, we are capable of supplying your business with 1045 flat bar stock on time and at a competitive price. Our processing capabilities enable us to customize your order and to cut your 1045 flats at any specified length.

As a medium tensile carbon steel, 1045 has higher strength and impact properties when compared to lower carbon steels like 1018 and 1035. Our 1045 flat bars also have good machinability nad good weldability. 1045 is a widely used grade of steel as it is useful for has many applications that demand additional strength and wear resistance.

For information on the mechanical properties and chemical characteristics of our 1045 steel flat bar stock, use the charts below for reference.

1045 Steel Chemical Properties

Carbon, C 0.43-0.50%
Manganese, MN 0.60-0.90%
Phosphorus, P (max) 0.04%
Sulphur, S (max) 0.05%

1045 Cold Drawn Steel Mechanical Properties

Tensile Strength 91,000 psi
Yield Strength 77,000 psi
Elongation in 2" 12%
Reduction of Area 35%
Brinell Hardness 179

We are also able to distribute 1045 bars in other shapes:

At Capital Steel & Wire, we are dedicated to ensuring that you are getting the ideal grade of steel at the right quanity for your specific product application. We'll work with you to customize your order so you get the exact amount of 1045 flat bar stock that you need and at the right length. Get started by giving us a call or by filling out the contact form to your right. A Capital Steel & Wire representative will respond to your inquiry shortly.