Hot rolled steel from BlueScope Distribution

Our BlueScope Distribution customers can access a wide range of hot rolled steel products manufactured by BlueScopeHot rolled products are available in sheet and coil form, as well as floor plate or pattern plate, for a wide range of manufacturing applications such as brackets, furniture, automotive components, mower partsagricultural machinery and walkways. 

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BlueScope manufacture hot rolled products in the following categories: 

  • Hot rolled formable steel products  
  • Hot rolled structural products 
  • Hot rolled analysis grade products 

Hot rolled formable steel products

Hot rolled formable steel grades are designed for bending, drawing and pressing applications; from moderate to severe forming levels, with some grades containing guaranteed minimum yield strengths. These product grades are used in many applications such as brackets, furniture, automotive components, mower parts and agricultural machinery. There are many benefits for using hot rolled formable steel products made by BlueScope, including: 

  • Good to excellent formability 
  • Guaranteed chemical composition 
  • Guaranteed minimum yield strengths 
  • Good to excellent weldability
  • Excellent for bending, drawing, pressing and galavanising applications 

Hot rolled strip AS/NZS 1594 – HA1

Hot-rolled commercial forming product suitable for simple forming welding and bending operations  

Typical applications 

  • Shelving 
  • Brackets 
  • Furniture 

Hot rolled strip AS/NZS 1594 – HA3

Hot-rolled formable steel suitable when pickled for medium drawing and heavy pressing applications. 

Typical applications  

  • General manufactured components 
  • Automotive components 
  • Brackets 
  • Furniture 

Hot rolled strip AS/NZS 1594 – XF400

XTRAFORM® 400 

Hot-rolled extra formable structural steel for severe forming and bending 

Typical applications  

  • Automotive components 
  • Roll forming applications 
  • Brake press forming applications 
  • General fabrications 

Hot rolled structural products

Hot-rolled structural products with a minimum yield strength, good ductility and good weldability. These products are produced by BlueScope and are typically used in: 

  • structural sections 
  • tanks 
  • light poles 
  • gas cylinders
  • racking
  • shelving
  • guardrails
  • roll forming applications
  • brake press forming applications
  • general fabrications 

The following grades are available through your BlueScope Distribution team: 

  • Hot rolled strip AS/NZS 1594 – HA200 
  • Hot rolled strip AS/NZS 1594 – HA250 
  • Hot rolled strip AS/NZS 1594 – HA250 Floor plate 
  • Hot rolled strip AS/NZS 1594 – HA350 
  • Hot rolled strip AS/NZS 1594 – HA300 
  • REDCOR® weathering steel HW350A 

Hot rolled analysis grade products

Hot rolled carbon steel with guaranteed chemical compositions. These products are produced by BlueScope in a range of thicknesses and widths, and are typically used in: 

  • hot water systems (including vitreous enamelled) 
  • cylinders including gas with good weldability 
  • galvanising applications. 

Speak to your BlueScope Distribution team regarding your application needs.  

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Your BlueScope Distribution team are experienced and through our network we can supply the technical knowledge our customers need to choose the right hot rolled steel product for their specific needs.  

Our customers are able to utilise our experience and expertise in hot rolled steel products to then manufacture a wide range of end user products. Our diversified range of products, processing quality and expertise, as well as supply chain and project management capability provide our customers a complete solution. BlueScope Distribution customers can appreciate the effectiveness our sales teams offer, providing confidence in knowing the quality product they need will be available on time and to project or manufacturing timelines.  

Hot rolled steel processing services

Your processing services for hot rolled steel products include: 

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

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BlueScope Distribution’s value-add solutions   

With a national network of branches Australia-wide, your BlueScope Distribution teams provide ease of accessibility and full supply chain solutions for the range of hot rolled steel products. We work closely with our customers to manage product requirements and forecasting to ensure material is available how and when it is needed, so our customers can concentrate on manufacturing a wide range of end use products. Your BlueScope Distribution team can assist with scheduling, forecasting, consignment options, product labelling and kitting options, nesting, and project management from start to finish.  

BlueScope Distribution’s Steel Efficiency Review® 

Our Steel Efficiency Review® is available to our customers. It is a service we offer to assist with looking closely at production and processing lines to help our customers identify potential cost and time savings to recommend possible improvements. To learn more, please visit our SER® page.

Our wide range of products 

With BlueScope Distribution, customers can also access a wide range of steel and aluminium products that complement our hot rolled steel range. Your local branch can supply metallic coated sheet and coil products, prepainted steel, cold rolled steel, tube and pipe, merchant bar and structural steel.