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Merchant Bar & Structural Steel

Shaping the future of steel

CMC Steel is a leading producer of long steel merchant and structural steel products. Our merchant bar quality (MBQ) products include equal and unequal angles, channels, flats, rounds, squares and other special shapes and are produced at our steel mills in Alabama, South Carolina and Texas. Our footprint ensures quick, efficient and easy accessibility for customers regardless of their geographic location.

Applications

Merchant bar comes in a variety of shapes and grades and has applications in multiple end products. Manufacturers use merchant bar shapes for finished products like conveyor belt systems, ship and barge manufacturing, building joists, metal racks, metal buildings, trailers, bedframes and more. CMC Steel works closely with customers to ensure the proper product, length and amount can be produced and delivered in a timely and cost-efficient manner.

Products

Equal Angles
Unequal Angles
Channels
Flats
Billets

Grades

ASTM A36
ASTM A529-50/55
ASTM A572-50/55
ASTM A588
ASTM A709-36/50

AISI 1010 TO 1090

AASHTO M270-36/50/50W

ABS GRADES A, B, AH32, AH36

Military MIL-S-22698 C, CLASS U -
GRADE A, B, AH36

CANADIAN CSA G40.21 44W, 44WT,
50W, 50WT, 50A, 50AT

1SERIES-BPS®
CMC Proprietary Multi-Grade

Products

Equal Angles
Unequal Angles
Flats
Rounds (please inquire)
Special Shapes

Grades

ASTM A36
ASTM A529-50
ASTM A572-50

Products

Equal Angles
Unequal Angles
Channels
Flats
Rounds
Squares
Special Shapes (please inquire)
MBQ

Grades

ASTM A36
ASTM A529-50/55
ASTM A572-50/55
ASTM A588
ASTM A709-36/50

AISI 1010 TO 1090

AASHTO M270-36/50/50W

ABS GRADES A, B, AH32, AH36

Military MIL-S-22698 C, CLASS U -
GRADE A, B, AH36

CANADIAN CSA G40.21 44W, 44WT,
50W, 50WT, 50A, 50AT

1SERIES-BPS®
CMC Proprietary Multi-Grade

Products

Equal Angles
Unequal Angles
Channels
Flats
Rounds
Squares
Special Shapes (please inquire)
SBQ

Grades

ASTM A36
ASTM A529-50/55
ASTM A572-50/55
ASTM A588
ASTM A709-36/50

AASHTO M270-36/50/50W

ABS GRADES A, B AH32, AH36
CLASS U - GRADE A, B, AH36

CANADIAN CSA G40.21 44W, 44WT,
50W, 50WT, 50A, 50AT

1SERIES-BPS®
CMC Proprietary Multi-Grade

SBQ: AISI 1016 through 1070, 1117,
1137, 1157, 1541

SBQ: SAE 4047, 4130, 4140

 

1SERIES-BPS® - a versatile product

With CMC Steel’s multi-grade 1SERIES-BPS®, you’re able to maintain one inventory that serves multiple business segments including structural and bridge fabricators, metal building manufacturers and other manufacturing sectors. 1SERIES-BPS® is produced at our Alabama, South Carolina and Texas facilities and is available in flats, angles, channels, rounds and squares.

Benefits

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

To learn more about merchant bar and structural bar or to request a quote, contact us today.

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