Mild Steel Hexagon Bars

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What is mild steel hexagon bar and what is it used for?

Our stocks of mild steel hexagon bar are supplied in EN1A grade; this grade is known as free cutting or free machining mild steel.

The addition of a small quantity of lead to the base metal makes its machinability rating classed as excellent- high machining speeds are obtainable with the swarf forming small chips to prevent blockages in your machines.

Mild steel ‘hex’ profiles are used to produce precision machined parts such as nuts, bolts, and fasteners; its free machining properties make it ideal for use in automatic lathes and CNC machines-it is also easy to drill.

Order your mild steel hexagon bar from metals4U.

This hexagonal rod is not suitable for welding due to the lead content, we also supply hexagon bar in aluminium, brass, and stainless-steel.

It is easy to place your order online; if you require your hexagon bar cut to length simply use the custom cut box on the product page to enter your requirements.