Hot Rolled plates are used for Structural , Fabrication and Engineering Applications -

Hot Rolled plates

  • Model NO.: Q235B
  • Type: Steel Plate
  • Technique: Hot Rolled
  • Certification: ISO, SGS
  • Standard: ASTM, AISI, GB, JIS, DIN, BS
  • Stock: Ex Stock
  • Standard size: 1220 x 2440mm - 1.0mm to 6mm thickness


Cold rolled steel is essentially hot rolled steel that has had further processing. The steel is processed further in cold reduction mills, where the material is cooled (at room temperature) followed by annealing and/or tempers rolling. This process will produce steel with closer dimensional tolerances and a wider range of surface finishes. The term Cold Rolled is mistakenly used on all products, when actually the product name refers to the rolling of flat rolled sheet and Cold drawing increases the yield and tensile strengths, often eliminating further costly thermal treatments.

All cold products provide a superior surface finish, and are superior in tolerance, concentricity, and straightness when compared to hot rolled.

Cold finished bars are typically harder to work with than hot rolled due to the increased carbon content. However, this cannot be said about cold rolled sheet and hot rolled sheet. With these two products, the cold rolled product has low carbon content and it is typically annealed, making it softer than hot rolled sheet.

Uses: Any project where tolerances, surface condition, concentricity, and straightness are the major factors

Spring steel flat bars

SUP 9Aspring steel features and scope highstrength, ductility and toughness / harden ability thermal sensitivity better than manganese steel & lower than silico-manganese steel - decarburization tendency smaller than silico-manganese steel temper brittleness for the production of heavy stress load larger leaf springs and larger diameter coil spring.
carbon c 0.56 ~ 0.64
used in Automobile vehicles and tractor parabolic springs.
Spring Steel Flats in all sections and upto 100 mm Width and 20 mm thickness.

Special steel-round bars/hex bars in various grades

EN9, also known as 070m55, available in diameters, flats, squares and plates with a carbon content 0.50/0.60 this is a medium carbon steel which can develop a tensile strength of 700N/mm 45tsi. In the normalized condition EN9 can be used for gears, sprockets and cams

Size in mm   32   40   45   50   55   65   70   75   80   85   90   95   100   110

Galvanized steel

Alloy steel  provides better mechanical properties or greater resistance to corrosion than carbon steel. EN GRADE steels vary from other steels in that they are not made to meet a specific chemical composition but rather specific mechanical properties. They have a carbon content between 0.05 and 0.25% to retain formability and  weldability. Other alloying elements include up to 2.0% manganese and small quantities of copper, nickel, niobium, nitrogen, vanadium, chromium, molybdenum, titanium Copper, titanium, vanadium, and niobium are added for strengthening purposes.

These elements are intended to alter the microstructure of carbon steels, which is usually a ferrite- pearlite  aggregate, to produce a very fine dispersion of alloy carbides in an almost pure ferrite matrix. This eliminates the toughness-reducing effect of a pearlitic volume fraction yet maintains and increases the material's strength by refining the grain size, which in the case of ferrite increases yield strength by 50% for every halving of the mean grain diameter. Precipitation strengthening plays a minor role, too. Their yield strengths can be anywhere between 250–590 megapascals (36,000–86,000 psi). Because of their higher strength and toughness HSLA steels usually require 25 to 30% more power to form, as compared to other steel round bars

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