Merchant bar

BlueScope Distribution offers a complete range of merchant bar products. Our range of flats, rounds, angles, squares and channels are crucial to the engineering & fabrication industries and with a wide range of stock sizes, our customers can access their merchant bar and other steel and aluminium products from one convenient contact.

Product

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Angle bar

Our BlueScope Distribution team can supply steel angles in a wide range of sizes. We can source your equal angles, in size options ranging from 25mm x 25mm x 3mm to 100mm x 100mm x 12mm, and unequal angles, in size options ranging from 65mm x 50mm x 5mm to 125mm x 75mm x 12mm. Typical applications for using steel angles include support for structural frames, such as residential building, construction, mining, transport and general manufacturing. BlueScope Distribution can provide processing services for this product. To find out more about the processing services offered by BlueScope Distribution please contact your nearest branch.

Round bar

Round bar has many uses and comes in various diameters. Round bar has uses in a wide range of industries, from construction to automotive, and everything in between. It is also frequently incorporated into general engineering projects. A solid, circular and versatile steel product, round bar is easy to shape and form. It has a good smooth surface and its dimensional accuracy often means it is ideal for cutting, welding, machining, forming, and bending. While round bar is produced from a number of different metal types including stainless steel, high alloy steel and aluminium, round steel merchant bar is produced from general purpose low carbon steel. Popular sizes in terms of diameter range from about 6 mm to 90 mm. Some of the most common uses of round bar of this type include bracing, pins, hinges, balustrade (provided only smaller sections are required), and vehicle axles, as well as items such as earth stakes and gazebo or tent pegs. Heavier sections may be machined or honed for tighter tolerances, depending on the design requirements of individual jobs.

Square bar

Square bar is a very strong section due to its shape and robust structure. Square bar is commonly used in both commercial and residential construction, transport, general manufacturing and mining applications. BlueScope Distribution can supply a range of square bar from: 10mm, 12mm, 16mm, 19mm, 20mm, 25mm, and 40 mm. Steel billet sections range from 40mm to 75mm. Contact your nearest branch to discuss your square bar and other merchant bar needs.

Flat bar

BlueScope Distribution supplies steel flat bar in a wide range of sizes. Typical uses include: residential building, construction, mining, transport and general manufacturing applications. Flat Bar sizes range from: 32mm x 8mm to 300mm x 25mm. BlueScope Distribution can provide processing services for this product. To find out more about the processing services offered by BlueScope Distribution please contact your nearest branch.

Channels

BlueScope Distribution supplies steel channels known as PFC (parallel flange channels) in a wide range of sizes. Typical Uses include: residential building, construction, mining, transport and general manufacturing applications. Available in: 75mm x 40mm, 100mm x 50mm and 125mm x 65mm. BlueScope Distribution can provide processing services for this product. To find out more about the processing services offered by BlueScope Distribution please contact your nearest branch.

Processing

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It’s this combined capability that makes us a single source product, processing and solutions provider. Through our national network, no project is too big, too remote or too complex. Our team are experienced with coordinating multiple processing and delivery needs for our customers projects. Our range of value-add processing services include cutting, drilling, bevelling, blasting, priming and router cutting.

Your processing services for merchant bar products include:

To learn more about our range of steel processing services, please visit our processing page.

Solutions

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Our team are especially skilled in easing the challenges of managing minimum order quantity requirements that come with dealing mill-direct, removing complexity from your supply-chain. We can also assist customers with a range of added solutions which further support our customers to find the freedom to do what they do best.  These solutions include:

  • Consignment stock
  • End to end supply chain management
  • Strategic sourcing
  • Single source steel and aluminium supply
  • Steel efficiency reviews