1018 Cold Drawn Bar


Capital Steel specializes in the production of 1018 cold drawn steel bar. 1018 cold finished bar is one of the most common types of cold steel bar as it is a versatile grade of steel that can be used in hundreds of various applications. 1018 CD steel is a low carbon and medium manganese content steel grade that is an ideal option for applications that do not need the strength of higher carbon steel grades, including carburized parts. 1018 steel bar has excellent weldability properties and is good for cold bending and forming applications, and has good machinability and case hardening properties.

We supply 1018 cold drawn steel bar to a variety of industries such as automotive, aerospace, material handling, defense contracting, and many more. The chemical and mechanical roperties of 1018 cold drawn bar include:

1018 Chemical Properties

Carbon 0.15-0.20%
Manganese 0.60-0.90%
Phosphorus (max) 0.040%
Sulfur (max) 0.050%

1018 Cold Drawn Mechanical Properties

Tensile Strength 64,000 psi
Yield Strength 54,000 psi
Elongation in 2" 15%
Reduction of Area 40%
Brinell Hardness 126

Capital Steel & Wire supplies 1018 cold steel bar in the following sizes

Call us at (866) 773-7800 to learn more about our 1018 cold drawn steel bar stock, our processing services as well as our distribution capabilities. You can also use the contact form on the right to reach out to a Capital Steel & Wire team member.

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