Stainless Steel Rounds Bars and Rods

Stainless Steel Rounds Bars and Rods

Ashapura’s Stainless steel round bars and rods play indispensable roles in a broad spectrum of industrial applications, encompassing construction, manufacturing, and transportation. At Ashapura, our unwavering commitment is to deliver top-notch stainless steel round bars and rods tailored to the unique requirements of our clients.

One of the standout features of our stainless steel round bars and rods lies in their remarkable resistance to corrosion. Stainless steel, rich in chromium content, undergoes a chemical reaction with oxygen, forming a protective layer on its surface.

Stainless Steel Black Bar vs Stainless Steel Forged Bar

There are several types of stainless steel bars available on the market, including stainless steel black bars and stainless steel forged bars.
Stainless steel black bars, also known as hot rolled bars, are produced by heating stainless steel billets to very high temperatures and then rolling them into their final shape. The resulting bars have a dark, rough surface and are typically used in applications where appearance is not a critical factor.

On the other hand, stainless steel forged bars are produced by shaping heated stainless steel billets using a forging press or hammer. This process results in bars with a smooth, polished surface and improved mechanical properties, such as higher strength and toughness, compared to black bars. Forged bars are often used in applications where appearance and performance are both important.

Cold Drawn Stainless Steel Round Bars

Ashapura Steel that in the production of high quality stainless steel bars, including cold drawn stainless steel bars. Cold drawing is a process used to produce precision-sized bars with a smooth, polished surface finish. The process starts with hot rolled steel bars that are cleaned and coated with a lubricant to prevent rust and facilitate the drawing process. The bars are then pulled through a series of dies at room temperature, which reduces their diameter and increases their length. This process results in a bar with a uniform diameter and a smooth, polished surface. One of the key benefits of cold drawn stainless steel bars is their high dimensional accuracy and consistency. The cold drawing process allows for tighter tolerances and a more precise control over the final size and shape of the bar. This makes them ideal for use in applications where precision and accuracy are critical, such as in the aerospace, medical, and automotive industries.

Polished Stainless Steel Round Bars

Polished stainless steel bars are stainless steel bars that have undergone a polishing process to achieve a smooth and reflective surface finish. The polishing process involves using abrasive materials and polishing compounds to remove surface imperfections and create a uniform surface texture.

Polished stainless steel bars are often used in applications where appearance and aesthetics are important, such as in architecture, interior design, and high-end furniture. The smooth and reflective surface finish gives these bars a clean and modern look that can enhance the visual appeal of any space.

Benefits of Using Stainless Steel Round Bars and Rods

Corrosion Resistance

One of the most significant properties of stainless steel round bars is their corrosion resistance. This property makes them ideal for use in various industries, including construction, automotive, aerospace, and marine. Stainless steel round bars contain chromium that reacts with oxygen to form a thin layer of oxide on the surface.

High Strength

Stainless steel round bars are also known for their high strength-to-weight ratio. They are stronger than many other materials such as aluminum or plastic while still being relatively lightweight. This property makes them ideal for use in applications where high strength is required but weight must be kept to a minimum.

Heat Resistance

Another important property of stainless steel round bars is their heat resistance. They can withstand high temperatures without losing their structural integrity or becoming deformed. This property makes them ideal for use in applications where high temperatures are present, such as in industrial furnaces or engines.

Low Maintenance

Stainless steel round bars require very little maintenance compared to other materials such as wood or concrete. They do not require painting or sealing and can be easily cleaned with soap and water. This low maintenance requirement makes them an excellent choice for outdoor applications where exposure to the elements is common.

Versatility

Stainless steel round bars are incredibly versatile and can be used in a wide range of applications across various industries. They can be machined into different shapes and sizes depending on the specific needs of the application. Additionally, they can be welded, bent, or formed into complex shapes without losing their structural integrity.

Stainless Steel Round Bars and Rods Specification

Stainless steel Bar SpecificationEN 10272, EN 10088-3
StandardSUS, GB, ASME, EN, API, DIN, ASTM, AISI, UNS
Sizes3mm to 800mm diameter
Length"12 Random Lengths
Long Bars: 15-20 Random Lengths"
FinishBright, Rough Turned, Peeled, Cold Drawn Turned, Polished, Annealed, Bright Drawn, Centreless Ground, Black, Grinding, Smooth Turned
TolerancesK12, H12, K11, H9, H13, H11, K9, H10, K10, H8
Surface FinishNO.1, 2B, NO.4, HL, 2D, 1D, 8K, NO.3, BA
Production MethodRolled / Forged
Stainless Steel Round Bar Characteristics"Cold Working of SS Bars: Good
SS Rod Corrosion Resistance: Excellent
High Tensile SS Round Bars Heat Resistance: Good
Heat Treatment of Brushed SS Bars: Poor
Austenitic SS Bars Hot Working: Fair
Free-machining SS Round Bars Machinability: Good
Austenitic Steel Bars Weldability: Very Good"
Value Added Services at Suraj Metal"Heat Treatment
Production Bar Cutting
Chemical Milling
Turn, Ground, and Polishing
Surface Machining
Shearing
Precision Grinding
Trepanning
Rigidizing
Custom Packing"
Other available formsTriangle, Half Round, Rod, Precision Ground, Angle, Channel, Rounds, Rectangle, Hollow, T-Bar, Billet, Profiles, I/H, Blocks, Forging, Threaded, Ingot

Stainless Steel Round Bar Weight Per Foot

DiameterWeightDiameterWeight
(inches)per metre (kg)(mm)per metre (kg)
1/8 Inch0.063 mm0.06
3/16 Inch0.144 mm0.1
1/4 Inch0.255 mm0.16
5/16 Inch0.396 mm0.22
3/8 Inch0.567 mm0.3
7/16 Inch0.778 mm0.4
1/2 Inch110 mm0.62
9/16 Inch1.2212 mm0.89
5/8 Inch1.5614 mm1.22
11/16 Inch1.8915 mm1.4
3/4 Inch2.2516 mm1.59
7/8 Inch3.0718 mm2.01
1 Inch4.0320 mm2.48
--22 mm3.00
--24 mm3.57
--25mm3.88

Stainless Steel Bar Tensile Strength

GradeTensile StrengthCold DrawnOther
EN 1.4301Mpa680590
EN 1.4401Mpa680590

Cold Finished Stainless steel Round Bar tolerances

Cold Finish0.0625 to 0.3125, excl +/- 0.001"
Cold Finish0.3125 to 0.500, excl +/- 0.0015"
Cold Finish0.500 to 1, excl +/- 0.002"
Cold Finish1 to 1.5, excl +/- 0.0025"
Cold Finish1.5 to 3.25, incl +/- 0.003"
Cold Finish3.25 to 4, incl +/- 0.005"

Hot Rolled Stainless steel Round Bar tolerances

Hot RolledOver 2.5 to 3.5, incl + 3/64"
Hot RolledOver 3.5 to 4.5, incl + 0.0625"
Hot RolledOver 4.5 to 5.5, incl + 5/64"
Hot RolledOver 5.5 to 6.5, incl + 0.125"
Hot RolledOver 6.5 to 8, incl + 5/32"
Hot RolledOver 8 to 12, incl + 0.1875"
Hot RolledOver 12 to 15, incl + 7/32"

Industrial Application of Stainless Steel Round Bar and Rods

Defence & Aerospace

Defence & Aerospace

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Oil/Gas

Oil/Gas

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Speciality Valves & Vacuum

Speciality Valves & Vacuum

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Precision Components

Precision Components

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FAQ

1)Why Ashapura's stainless steel is best?

The quality and suitability of stainless steel products can vary based on several factors, including the grade of stainless steel, manufacturing processes, quality control measures, and customer requirements. Ashapura’s stainless steel is the best choice for your specific needs,they have best Grade of Stainless Steel,Certifications and Standards,Technical Support and Services, Pricing and Availability.

2)Which is better SS 304 or 316?

The choice between SS 304 (AISI 304) and SS 316 (AISI 316) depends on the specific application and requirements. Both 304 and 316 are stainless steel grades, and they have similar appearances but differ in terms of their chemical composition, corrosion resistance, and suitability for different environments
SS 304- Contains 18-20% chromium and 8-10.5% nickel. It also has a small amount of manganese and carbon.
SS 316- Contains 16-18% chromium, 10-14% nickel, 2-3% molybdenum, and a small amount of manganese and carbon.
Corrosion Resistance-
SS 316- Has superior corrosion resistance compared to SS 304, especially in environments where chloride ions are present, such as marine environments or industrial settings with corrosive chemicals.
SS 304- Offers good corrosion resistance for most applications but may not be as resistant as SS 316 in highly corrosive environments.

3)What is the size of SS sheet in maharshtra?

sizes for stainless steel sheets include Following Factors-
Thickness- Stainless steel sheets are available in various thicknesses, typically ranging from 0.5mm to several millimeters.
Width- Standard widths for stainless steel sheets are typically 1,000mm (1 meter) or 1,219mm (4 feet), but wider sheets may also be available.
Length- The length of stainless steel sheets can vary, with common lengths being 2,000mm (2 meters) or 2,438mm (8 feet). Custom lengths can often be cut to order.
It’s important to note that stainless steel sheets can be cut and customized to meet specific size requirements. This is often done by the supplier or a metal fabrication shop to ensure that the sheet meets the precise needs of the project or application.

4)How many grades are there in SS sheet?

Stainless steel sheets (SS sheets) come in various grades
Austenitic Series (e.g., 304, 316)
Ferritic Series (e.g., 430)
Martensitic Series (e.g., 410, 420)
Duplex Series (e.g., 2205)
Precipitation Hardening Series (e.g., 17-4 PH)

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