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CMC's Innovative Multi-Grade Steel

Our multi-grade product, 1SERIES-BPS®, allows customers to utilize a single stock for several business sectors.

With 1SERIES-BPS, customers are able to inventory one product that serves multiple business segments including  structural fabricators, bridge fabricators, metal building manufacturers and other manufacturing sectors.

1SERIES-BPS products are available in flats, angles, channels, rounds and squares.
 

BENEFITS of 1SERIES-BPS

  • Lowers total cost of inventory
  • Reduces minimums per grade
  • Allows cross-grading
  • Lowers safety stock requirements
 

GRADES AVAILABLE

1SERIES-BPS is available in two grades - A36/529-55 and A36/529-50. Our multi-grade steel is produced using melt shop and rolling mill  practices which allow us to control the chemical and physical properties of the product producing a single grade of steel that encompasses multiple grades.  

Our innovative multi-grade also meets ABS Certification requirements* and is available in grades ABS36/529-50 and ABS36/529-55. *Material produced at CMC Steel Alabama only, grade extra applies on certified MTRs

Material produced as 1SERIES-BPS A36/529-50 will meet the following grades:

ASTM AASHTO CSA G40.21-04
A36 A709-36 M270-36 44W
A529-50 A709-50 M270-50 50W
A572-50 A992    
 

Material produced as 1SERIES-BPS A36/529-55 will meet the following grades:

ASTM AASHTO CSA G40.21-04
A36 A572-55 M270-36 44W
A529-50 A709-36 M270-50 50W
A529-55 A709-50   55W (not available in plate sizes 9" - 12")
A572-50      
 

The producing mills and grades available by product are listed on the downloadable PDF below. To learn more about 1SERIES-BPS, contact your local CMC sales representative.

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