Hot rolled steel from BlueScope Distribution
Our BlueScope Distribution customers can access a wide range of hot rolled steel products manufactured by BlueScope. Hot 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 parts, agricultural machinery and walkways.
National supplier of hot rolled steel products
Our BlueScope Distribution team is experienced in helping customers to access a range of hot rolled steel products made by BlueScope, including hot rolled coil, hot rolled sheet, hot rolled plate, automotive hot rolled steel, structural hot rolled steel, hot rolled formable steel products, and pattern plate.
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
Hot rolled strip AS/NZS 1594 – HA3
Hot-rolled formable steel suitable when pickled for medium drawing and heavy pressing applications.
- General manufactured components
- Automotive components
Hot rolled strip AS/NZS 1594 – XF400
Hot-rolled extra formable structural steel for severe forming and bending
- 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
- light poles
- gas cylinders
- 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.
Hot rolled steel processing capabilities
BlueScope Distribution offers a wide range of sheet and coil processing services, which we offer to our customers in manufacturing and other segments, who then produce any number of end customer products such as structural sections, tanks, light poles, gas cylinders, racking and shelving.
We have in-house slitting and shearing equipment, which enables us to provide our customers their steel products in the form they need. This includes steel sheet packs and slit coils to customer specification.
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.
Value-add solutions for hot rolled steel
Our BlueScope Distribution teams are recognised for our exceptional customer service, with a focus on providing our customers with end-to-end project management solutions, delivering personalised supply chain co-ordination. Our team have the technical resources to tackle the most complex project requirements.
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, steel tube and pipe, merchant bar and structural steel.