Advantages of Low Carbon Steel
Specify low carbon strip steel to make easy work out of even the toughest forming jobs. You’ll get more parts for every run and more productivity at every turn.
Greer Steel’s low carbon makes easy work out of even the toughest forming jobs.
Low carbon steel is softer and easier to shape and manage. This makes it less costly to form into the shapes and specs you need. It is also easier to handle and weld. It’s used to manufacture a variety of goods, from home appliances and ship sides, to flexible wire.
Low Carbon Steel Specifications
|Grades||1001, 1002, 1004, 1005, 1006, 1008, 1010, 1018, 1019, 1020 and 1524|
|Thickness||.015″ to .187″ (lighter or heavier upon inquiry)|
|Widths||1/2″ to 26″ (narrower or wider upon inquiry)|
|Finishes||#1 matte (20 min – 60 max Ra), #2 (20 max Ra), #2R (12-20 Ra), Lite Bright (10 max Ra), #2B best bright (5 max Ra), #3 appliance finish (2 max Ra)(various brush and pattern finishes available upon inquiry)|
|Edges||1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 (other edge contours upon inquiry)|
|Tempers||#1 full hard, #2, #3, #4, #5 dead soft|