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Handy guides of formulas, calculators and tools with various useful tables, to help you in your materials and machining requirements.

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Stainless Bar Weight Formulas

We’ve done the math for you! Download the Decimal & Millimeter equivalents chart or view online. A quick helpful tool to use to speed up the calculation process for your next machining project.

Round Steel Bars

Lbs Per Lineal Foot = 2.67036 x D²

Flat Steel Bars

Lbs Per Lineal Foot = 3.4 x T x W

Square Steel Bars

Lbs Per Lineal Foot = 3.4 x D²

Hexagonal Steel Bars

Lbs Per Lineal Foot = 2.9446 x D²

Stainless Bar Weight Tolerance

Standard sizes and tolerances listed for Rounds – Hot Rolled & Rough Turned, Square & Hexagon Cold Finished, Rounds – Cold Finished.

Rounds – Hot Rolled & Rough Turned

Over 2 to 2-1/2

+1/32-0

Over 2-1/2 to 3-1/2

+3/64-0

Over 3-1/2 to 4-1/2

+1.16-0

Over 4-1/2 to 5-1/2

+5/64-0

Over 5-1/2 to 6-1/2

+1/8-0

Over 6-1/2 to 8

+5/32-0

Over 8 to 12

+3/16-0

Over 12 to 15

+7/32-0

Over 15 to 20

+1/4-0

Square & Hexagon Cold Finished

Under 5/16

+.000 – .002

5/16 to Under 1/2

+.000 – .004

1/2 to 1 Incl.

+.000 – .004

Over 1 to 2 Incl.

+.000 – .006

Over 2 to 3 Incl.

+.000 – .008

Over 3

+.000 – .011

Rounds – Cold Finished

Under 5/16

+/-.001

5/16 to Under 1/2

+/-.0015

1/2 to Under 1

+/-.002

1 to Under 1-1/2

+/-.0025

1-1/2 to 4 Incl.

+/-.005

Over 4 to 4-1/2 Incl.

+/-.005

Over 4-1/2 to 6 Incl.

+/-.008

Decimal & Millimeter Equivalents – download the conversion chart.

Fraction – Decimal

We’ve done the math for you! Download the Decimal & Millimeter equivalents chart or view online. A quick helpful tool to use to speed up the calculation process for your next machining project.