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Looking for a versatile metal bar that can be used for a variety of projects? Look no further than Speciality Metal’s 30 x 5mm mild steel flat bar. This durable and reliable metal bar is the perfect choice for a range of applications, from construction and engineering to DIY projects. Plus, it can be painted to match any colour scheme or aesthetic, making it a great choice for decorative applications as well. And with the ability to be welded, this metal bar is truly a jack-of-all-trades when it comes to versatility. So whether you’re an experienced metal worker or just starting out, the 30 x 5mm mild steel flat bar from Speciality Metals is a must-have in your toolbox.
Our mild steel flat mild steel metal bar is available in S275 grade. Engineers and contractors use flat bar extensively in the manufacture of support braces, latches, mechanical parts, industrial tools, etc., as well as for many DIY projects.
Looking for a metal bar that can be used in a variety of applications? Speciality Metals offers a 30 x 5mm mild steel flat bar that is perfect for any project. What can it be used for? The possibilities are endless – from construction to manufacturing to DIY projects. Plus, this bar is versatile enough to be used in both indoor and outdoor settings.
With its durable composition, it can withstand heavy use and resist wear and tear. And, if you’re wondering if it can be painted or welded, the answer is yes! This bar provides a canvas for your creativity and can be easily customized to fit your needs. So, whether you’re a seasoned professional or a weekend warrior, the 30 x 5mm mild steel flat bar from Speciality Metals is a solid choice for your next project.
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We offer competitive pricing for our flat bars, ensuring customers receive good value for their investment. We strive to provide quality products at reasonable prices, making use a cost-effective option for purchasing flat bars.
We also carry a wide range of mild steel sheet metal, angle iron and round tube.
Depending on factors such as the grade of mild steel and any additional treatments or modifications that have been applied to the material, the strength of a 30 x 5mm mild steel flat bar can vary.
The mild steel, also known as low carbon steel, has a relatively low strength in comparison to other types of steels due to the fact that its carbon content is low. As a result of its ductility, formability, and affordability, it is commonly used for a variety of purposes. Mild steel is typically measured by its yield strength and ultimate tensile strength to determine its strength.
A material’s yield strength is a measure of how much stress it will withstand before it begins to deform permanently at the given stress level. In terms of ultimate tensile strength, it represents the maximum amount of stress a material can withstand before it breaks under its own weight.
For a 30 x 5mm mild steel flat bar, the specific strength values can vary depending on the grade and specific properties of the mild steel used. As a rough estimation, mild steel flat bars of this size typically have a yield strength ranging from around 235 MPa to 370 MPa and an ultimate tensile strength ranging from around 400 MPa to 550 MPa.
Mild steel is susceptible to rust and corrosion. To prevent or minimize rusting, it is recommended to apply protective coatings, such as paint or specialized metal finishes, and ensure proper storage and handling to avoid exposure to moisture.
Yes, 30 x 5mm mild steel can be painted to provide protection against rust and corrosion, as well as enhancing the appearance of the steel. Prior to painting, it is important to properly clean the surface by removing any dirt, grease, or rust that may have built up on it. If you apply a primer formulated for metal surfaces, you will be able to improve paint adhesion and durability. As soon as the primer has dried, a suitable paint for metal surfaces can be applied evenly, following the manufacturer’s instructions for the number of coats and the drying time, once the primer has dried. As long as the paint has been allowed to fully dry and cure before handling or exposing it to the elements, the painted finish on the 30 x 5mm mild steel will be durable and long-lasting for a very long time.
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