BlackAnnealedSteelWire

Hard-drawn wire is the most basic and affordable steel wire available. The term “hard-drawn” simple means the steel has been drawn though the die to the desired diameter with no additional processing or tempering. Hard drawn wire is most commonly used in shelving, automobile parts, and shopping carts.

COMMON USES FOR HARD-DRAWN WIRE

One of the most versatile steel wires, hard-drawn wire is suited to a wide range of applications for manufacturing. These include:

  • Automobile parts
  • Shopping carts
  • Baskets
  • Shelving
  • Hooks
  • Safety pins
  • Washer springs
  • Overhead transmission wire
  • …and many others

HARD-DRAWN WIRE IS NOT RECOMMENDED FOR

  • Applications under cold or hot temperature extremes (maximum recommended operating temperature is 250˚F)
  • High-stress applications
  • Applications with high-impact or shock loads
  • Applications in which life dependency and/or accuracy are critical
Specifications:ASTM-A227
Diameter Range:.018 to .500
Carbon RangeC1045 to C1075
Rockwell Hardness ScaleC31-52
Density in lb/in^3:0.284
Coatings:Light Phos
Galvanized
Bare
Copper
Classifications:Class 1
Class 2
Class 3
Packaging:Coils
Cores
Reels
Spools

Whether you require hard-drawn wire, music wire, oil-tempered wire or other steel products, Madison Steel has the resources to coordinate volume purchases direct from the manufacturer to keep your costs low, and we only work with suppliers that provide consistent, high-quality materials. To find out more about how we can meet your needs, please call our offices at 404-343-4855. We’d love to talk to you.