1008 Steel Wire Rod

Size ranging from .187" to 2"

1008 carbon steel wire rod is formed using low-carbon steel and is the most common low carbon wire rod grade. It is very versatile and can be easily drawn into wire or cold headed. 1008 steel wire rod is used in a multitude of applications, including concrete pipe, mesh, fencing, threaded rod, and mainly non-critical headed parts and fasteners.

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Hot Rolled Steel Properties

Chemical Properties
Carbon < or equal to .10
Manganese .30-.50
Phosporus (max) 0.040
Sulfur (max) 0.050

If your application requires specific mechanical properties, please inquire with our sales team.

Process Services

King Steel offers a variety of value-added services to improve your workflow and quality control. Our processing capabilities include:

  • Annealing
  • Drawing
  • Straighten
  • Cut
  • Pickle & lime
  • Phos & Lube
  • Polymer
  • Spheoridize Anneal
  • LP Anneal
  • Borax
  • Shotblast
  • Change Straighten / Cut to Straighten & Cut

Learn more about our processing capabilities.

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