Engineering Steel is a steel that has had small amounts of one or more alloying elements (other than carbon) such as such as manganese, silicon, nickel, titanium, copper, chromium and aluminum added. This produces specific properties that are not found in regular carbon steel.
Engineering Steels are workhorses of industry because of their economical cost, wide availability, ease of processing, and good mechanical properties. Alloy steels are generally more responsive to heat and mechanical treatments than carbon steels.
Aluminium Round Bar is measured by its diameter.
It is frequently used in the transportation, construction and aviation industries due to its excellent strength to weight ratio.
Aluminium Round Bar can be used in place of steel where strength is desired without the added weight.
Typical Applications: Moldings & Extruded Trim for Stores and Homes (both interior and exterior) , Construction Tube, Lawn Furniture, Luggage Racks, Air Cylinders. Used extensively for anodized parts.
Typical Applications: Highly Stressed Applications such as Trusses, Bridges, Cranes, Transport Applications, Ore Skips, Beer Barrels, Milk Churns
Typical Applications: Used mostly in Aircraft and Transportation Industries where strength is critical. Can be used as mold material for the plastics industry.
Typical Applications : Landing Gears, Hydraulic Cylinders
Typical Applications: High Speed Automatic Screw Machine Parts.
Own a business as solid as steel!
There are a number of great markets just waiting for a Metal Supermarkets store.
We're the World's Largest Supplier of Small-Quantity Metals with 7 locations serving the UK
Subscribe to our monthly e-newsletter and other updates from Metal Supermarkets.