Wire Rod

King Steel supplies steel wire rod in any carbon, alloy or stainless grade, and in various qualities.

These qualities include Industrial Quality (IQ) wire rod, Special Quality (SQ) wire rod, Cold Heading Quality (CHQ) wire rod, and High Carbon Quality (HCQ) wire rod. Our customers can also choose from a range of wire rod processing (annealing, drawing, straighten and cut), and coatings (pickle & lime, phos & lube, and polymer). Wire rod shapes include round, square, and hexagon. We supply high carbon, medium carbon, and low carbon wire rod in the following grades: 1006, 1008, 1010, 1015, 1018, 1020, 1022, 1030, 1035, 1038, 1040, 1045, 1050, 1060, 1070, 1080, 1108, 1110, and 1541.

Type & Quality Size Range Grades Industries Served Applications
Industrial Quality Wire Rod – IQ 0.187″ – 2.000″ 1006 – 1045, 15xx Agricultural, Automotive, Commercial Construction, Road Construction Concrete Pipe, Maritime, Mesh, Recycling, Threaded Rod, Sporting Goods, Springs
High Carbon Quality Wire Rod – HCQ 0.187″ – 2.000″ 1050 – 1090, 51xx, 92xx Automotive, Construction, Military, Telecom Guy Wires, Music Wire, Springs, Wire Rope
Cold Heading Quality Wire Rod – CHQ 0.187″ – 2.000″ 10xx, 13xx, 15xx, 41xx, 86xx, 87xx* Agricultural, Automotive, Energy, Heavy Truck, Mining Automotive Components, Energy, Fasteners
Mesh Quality Wire Rod – MQ 0.187″ – 2.000″ 1006B – 1045 Construction Fasteners, Mesh, Rebar
Stainless Wire Rod 0.187″ – 2.000″ 200 series, 300 series, 400 series, 17-4 PH* Automotive, Construction, Food Processing, Medical Automotive Components, Fasteners

Wire Rod Stocking Programs

With warehouses located strategically throughout the country, we can stock wire rod near most major industrial areas.  King Steel also offers custom stocking programs to meet your unique requirements, and we can arrange firm pricing that will guarantee pricing for the life of your contract.  Please contact us to discuss how we can help you to lock in supplies and pricing.

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