Industrial Quality Rod is a semi-finished product rolled from billet on a rod mill and is used primarily for the manufacture of wire. Wire rods are produced in coils of one continuous length. Industrial Quality Rod, also referred to as IQ Rod, is usually cold drawn into wire suitable for further drawing and forming into a variety of products. As Industrial Quality Rod comes off the rolling mill, it is formed into coils. The dimensions and weight of a single coil are determined by the capabilities of the rolling mill. A typical Industrial Quality Rod size that Jade Sterling Steel supplies is around 4,000 pounds. While there are a wide range of diameters for Industrial Quality Rod, Jade Sterling Specializes in sizes from 7/32″ (5.5 mm) and larger. We have many standard sizes in stock for immediate delivery, and also have access to mill inventories as well as rollings to fill more specific requirements. Jade Sterling Steel may provide Industrial Quality Rod in an as rolled condition as well as cleaned and coated per a particular specification. Industrial Quality Rod may be produced in a variety of grades.
Some of the more common grades that we supply are 1006, 1008, 1010, 1012, 1018 & 1022. We often have many of these grades in stock for immediate delivery, or have access to mill inventories and rollings. Jade Sterling Steel has a variety of customers that purchase Industrial Quality Rod for applications such as wire mesh, concrete reinforcing, hangers, fencing and nails. For many of these customers, we are able to roll and hold their regular runners in Industrial Quality Rod and have them available for delivery as and when needed. With long standing relationships and the amount of tonnage we are able to purchase, Jade Sterling Steel offers some of the most competitive prices in the industry. Along with our mill relationships, we have access and special pricing with several processors and can have the rod drawn, coated or processed per a particular specification.
Whether you’re in need of a single 4,000-pound coil, a full truckload or even a rail car of Industrial Quality Rod, let Jade Sterling Steel go to work in supplying your specific requirements at some of the most competitive pricing in the industry.