Merchant Bar Quality is a steel term that refers to a lower quality type of carbon steel. Merchant Bar Quality bars are produced to specific sizes with appropriate control of the chemical limits or mechanical properties for non-critical uses. These types of bars are generally used in structural type applications involving bending, forming, punching and welding. Merchant Bar Quality Rounds are used by fabricators and manufacturers to produce a wide variety of products including steel floor and roof joists, walkways, ornamental furniture, railings, dowels and concrete forms. The surface condition is not as critical as in a higher end types of material such as Special Bar Quality. Jade Sterling Steel specializes in supplying production quantities of Merchant Bar Quality, or MBQ. We supply a full size and grade range of MBQ material by length used in a variety of industries throughout the Country.
Some of our more common grades of Merchant Bar Quality are A-36, A615 Gr-40 and A615 Gr-60.
We also supply no grade MBQ to specific customers that do not require a specific grade and are looking for the least expensive alternative. Common sizes that we supply are 1/2″, 5/8″, 3/4″, 7/8″, 1″, 1-1/4″ and larger. Most of our stock is supplied in 20 foot lengths, however, we do have the capacity to provide a variety of lengths when required. With long standing relationships with most major mills, Jade Sterling Steel is able to supply a full size and grade range Merchant Bar Quality rounds at some of the most competitive prices in the industry. With several of our customers using similar types of Merchant Bar Quality rounds, we are able to keep a large inventory of standard grades and sizes for quick delivery as and when needed. If you’re in need of a 5,000 pound bundle, a full truckload or even a rail car of Merchant Bar Quality rounds, please let us go to work in supplying your requirements.