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Metal Rod and Bar Supply

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Delivering Metal Rods, Bars and Tubing to Wisconsin, and the Mid-West.

Wisconsin Metal Tech’s metal rod and bar supply deliver mill prices without mill delays. Count on our low minimums, short lead times, and fast deliveries to make sure you have the right products, at the right time, and in just the right amounts.

Ground Steel Rod and Bar

Ground steel bar is a precision ground bar product that has had the surface ground to remove any unwanted material, resulting in a smooth and accurate finish. It’s commonly used in precision parts, tools and dies, mechanical components, the construction industry, and the manufacturing of various products.

It offers several advantages over other types of steel bar products, including improved accuracy and precision, greater surface finish, and improved dimensional tolerances.

What is Ground Steel Bar?

Ground steel bar is a precision ground bar product that has had the surface ground to remove any unwanted material, resulting in a smooth and accurate finish. It is used in a variety of applications, including the production of machined parts, bearings, and other components.

Types of Ground Steel Bar

Cold-finished steel is a term used to describe steel that has been processed in a cold state, typically by being cold drawn, turned, ground, or polished. Hot-rolled steel is steel that has been rolled at high temperatures. Turned steel is steel that has been processed by turning it on a lathe.

Uses of Ground Steel Bar

Ground steel bar is commonly used in the production of precision parts, such as bearings, gears, and other mechanical components. It is also used in the production of tools and dies, as well as in the construction industry for applications such as shafts, and support beams.

Advantages of Ground Steel Bar

Advantages include improved accuracy and precision, greater surface finish, and improved dimensional tolerances. More consistent in size and shape to reduce production time and costs. Additionally, ground steel bar is typically stronger and harder than other types of steel bar products.

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Making it easier to purchase Metal rod and bar supply

At Wisconsin Metal Tech be believe that the purchase of rod and bar stock should be the easiest part of manufacturing. For that reason, we have implemented several programs to make the process as smooth as silk.

Could you do better on the purchase of metal materials, parts, or assemblies? Wisconsin Metal Tech’s will provide strategies to help you lower your cost of materials.

  • Material use/cost recommendations for improved yield, machinability, quality, and value
  • Volume discounts

Use our stock/hold-for-release programs to manage your materials, eliminate out-of-stocks and control price volatility…all without the costs of carrying inventory.

  • Specialty products including metric size stainless steel rounds or bearing quality stainless steel
  • Cold drawn and centerless ground bars
  • Straightening of shafts and bars
  • Regional, national, and international shipments

Use our stock/hold-for-release programs to manage your materials, eliminate out-of-stocks and control price volatility…all without the costs of carrying inventory.

  • Drawing, including cold drawn bars in standard and non-standard sizes
  • Turning, including rough-turned or smooth-turned bars in size ranges from ½” to 7” diameter and lengths up to 36’
  • Centerless OD polishing
  • Grinding to improve tolerances and surface finish