CMC Impact Metals flat bar is a mild steel, offered in three grades, that has been heat-treated to increase the steel’s strength while lowering the weight where cost savings are required. High strength flat bar is for use in many areas such as residential and commercial construction, automobile manufacturing and mining. More specifically, it's primarily used in the truck/trailer, logging, heavy-haul and other transportation industries.
Steel slats heat-treated to 80-130 KSI yield strength, as well as other mechanical testing requirements. After heat treatment, product is intended for use in applications requiring combination of high strength, weldability and toughness.
This steel can be welded by conventional processes such as SMAW, SAW and GMAW provided that the weld procedures used are suitable for this grade and the intended service of the steel. Proper weld procedures should include the following:
*These statements are general guidelines. CMC Impact Metals is not responsible for the results of any welding work performed.
*Inquire about other merchant products such as channels and beams and other sizes not listed above.