• November 18th 2023

Here are the top 10 applications of 1018 carbon steel:

  1. Agricultural equipment - Parts for tractors, harvesters, bailers etc. benefit from 1018's strength and weldability.
  2. Automotive components - Wheels, suspension parts, fasteners, bolts - low cost 1018 is commonly used.
  3. Construction - Structural beams, rebar, nail plates, hand rails for homes, offices leverages 1018's versatile properties.
  4. Pipe & tubing - Water pipes, industrial piping systems utilize the formability and corrosion resistance of 1018.
  5. Shipbuilding - Hull plates, bulkhead panels in freighters, barges choose 1018 for its structural performance in marine environments.
  6. Industrial machinery - Components for assembly lines, fabrication equipment uses 1018 for its cost-effectiveness.
  7. Military equipment - Tracked vehicles, shelters, field equipment take advantage of 1018's durability and stiffness properties.
  8. Hand tools - Hammers, wrenches, pliers - 1018 allows sturdy, reliable tool construction withstanding daily use.
  9. Fasteners - Bolts, nuts, screws utilizing common carbon steel like 1018 due to its economical price and strength.
  10. Rope & cable - Inner strands in ropes, wire rope sheaves, cables benefit from basic carbon steel such as 1018.

Please let me know if you need any other details on using 1018 for these common industrial and infrastructure applications. Contact us today to discuss carbon steel for your project needs.