Cold Heading Quality Rod, also referred to as CHQ, may be used for heading, forging and cold extrusion. These rods are produced by closely controlled manufacturing practices and are frequently subject to mill testing and inspection to ensure internal soundness and freedom from surface defects.
Jade Sterling Steel has inventory as well as access to a wide range of carbon and alloy cold heading quality rod that is supplies to a variety of industries. We supply customers that use this type of product to produce cold headed fasteners, wire forms, threaded rods, muffler hangers, wheel bolts, rivets, studs, nuts, u bolts & weld studs. Jade Sterling Steel has priority pricing and delivery at several processors capable of having cold heading quality rod atmosphere annealed, sulfuric acid pickled and or drawn into wire per our customer’s specific requirements. With locations in Cleveland and Chicago, as well as several satellite warehouses, we can provide many of our customers with stocking programs that allow for just in time delivery. Jade Sterling Steel supplies a wide range of sizes in cold heading quality rod ranging from 7/32″ to much larger diameters depending on the application.
While we have access to most carbon and alloy grades in CHQ rod, some of the more popular grades we supply are 1008, 1010, 1012, 1015, 1018, 1020, 1022, 1030, 1035, 1038, 1040, 1045, 1541, 4037, 4140 and 8640. We also supply many of these grades that have been boron treated. A typical cold heading quality rod that we supply is packaged into a 4,000-pound coil of one continuous length. We can, however, provide rod in a variety of other size packages as well. With long standing relationships and the amount of tonnage we purchase, Jade Sterling Steel is able to offer some of the most competitive prices in the industry.
Whether you’re in need of a single 4,000-pound coil, a full truckload or even a rail car of cold heading quality rod, let Jade Sterling Steel go to work in supplying your specific requirements.