Steel-products manual - Steel Market Development Institute

April 30, 2011
The manual covers bar, rod, and wire products.

The updated Bar Steel Products Manual provides concise information on bar, rod, and wire steel manufacturing processes, product characteristics, and uses. It includes an expanded section on the manufacturing processes of hot rolled steel bar products, general technical product information on steel bars and bar product applications, a new section on the selection of bar products for an application, and updated properties of steel bars and bar products.

Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), 2000 Town Center, Suite 320, Southfield, MI 48075, (248) 945-4777,

About the Author

Jessica Shapiro

Jessica serves as Associate Editor - 3 years service, M.S. Mechanical Engineering, Drexel University.

Work experience: Materials engineer, The Boeing Company; Primary editor for mechanical and fastening & joining.

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