Stainless Steel Round Bar

Stainless steel is one of the most used metals due to its durability, resistance to corrosion and versatility. Unity Metal provide a wide variety of stainless steel products to various industries all over the world, ensuring high-quality goods and excellent customer service.


Stainless steel solid bars are commonly used in the construction industry due the strength and resistance to rusting or corrosion. At Unity Metal we have a range of stainless steel solid bars in different shapes, sizes and lengths to suit most requirements. If you require something that is not a standard size or length, we are able to provide custom made products to the same high-quality as the standard solid bars that we have in stock.

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Type of Stainless Steel Solid Bar

Round Bar/Rod

Stainless steel round bars, or rods, are a popular choice in construction and at Unity Metal we supply these bars in different grades depending on what they are required for. The stainless steel bars are perfect for use outdoors and where harsh conditions will be experience. When ordering the solid round bars they are sized by the diameter of the rod and are available in sizes from 3mm to 152.4mm.

Flat/Rectangular Bar

The stainless steel flat/rectangular bars that we supply at Unity Metal are manufactured using high-quality stainless steel, and available in a range of grades depending on what they are being used for. Flat or rectangular bars are a popular choice for frame construction and building support materials such as support braces, duct work, gate latches and ladder hangers. Flat bars are also useful post-construction to provide reinforcement to existing structures. Our flat bars are Sized by thickness and width and can be cut to any length to suit your requirements.

Square Bar

Stainless steel square bars are frequently used in the fabrication of framework, axles and braces. The strength and durability of the bars makes them great for high-strength construction and their corrosion resistance means they are often found in marine and food industries. Square bars are sized by wither their thickness or their width and at Unity Metal we have a range of standard sizes available to order right away.

Hexagonal Bar

The stainless steel solid hexagonal bar has a variety of uses and is often used in structural construction and industrial situations where there are high levels of chemicals or salt water. This is due to the corrosion resistance properties of the bars.

When ordering solid hexagonal bars, they are sized by the thickness across the flat faces and not the thickness corner to corner. At Unity Metal we have experts who are available to help assist customers to ensure that the right size hexagonal bars are ordered to suit the job.


At Unity Metal we supply all types of solid metal bars and the t-bar is one of the most versatile in terms of its application. The composition of the t-bar is highly flexible with a horizontal flange joined to a vertical web and can be customised in terms of size to meet individual requirements.

The T shaped bar is comprised of sharp corners and smooth lines, making it a popular choice for architects who are designing buildings with a modern look.


The stainless steel channel is a U shaped bar that has a range of uses due to its combination of strength and corrosion resistance. The U channel has two flanges that meet at a 90 degree angle creating a strong and durable bar that is particularly useful in sheathing, tracks and other types of structural supports. These bars are also used in equipment frames and braces and their U shape makes them perfect for enclosures and housings.

Stainless Steel Solid Bar Features

Choice of Grades

Stainless steel round bars are available in a range of grades to suit the requirements of any project. At Unity Metal we only supply the best in terms of quality.


Being non-porous, our stainless steel bars are resistant to corrosion and can be used in a variety of environments without the risk of rust or corrosion.

Low Maintenance

Stainless steel is easy to maintain and will not require regular treating to keep it in great condition. This makes our round bars great for areas such as kitchens.

Variety of Standard Sizes

Round bars are available in a number of standard sizes based on the diameter of the bar. Standard sizes are in stock and ready to be dispatched.

Custom Sizes

At Unity Metal we will do our best to make custom bars to meet your specification. All bars can be cut to the length you require with high precision to ensure satisfaction.

High Strength

All of the stainless steel round bars that we supply are high in strength, allowing them to be used in weight baring and high pressure situations.

Stainless Steel Solid Bar Ideas

Stainless Steel Round Bar Applications

Stainless steel round bars are used widely across a range areas and industries. The versatility and durability of the stainless steel bars allows for their use in even in the harshest of environments.


Stainless steel round bars tend to be more aesthetically pleasing than some of the other shapes and so their use within the home is common.


Stainless steel bars provide the perfect combination between strength and creating a comfortable workplace for companies.


Buildings or areas with high traffic need to be durable and robust. Stainless steel bars are perfect for providing this.

Commercial Buildings

When a building needs to make a statement or attract people to walk in, stainless steel round bars are commonly included in the architectural design.

Stainless Steel Solid Bar FAQ


1. What Is Stainless Steel Bar or Round Rod?

Stainless steel bars or round rods are cylinders of stainless steel that can be used for a number of different structural and buildings needs. They are used in countless different industries including engineering, food-grade environments, household structures, medical environments, water suppliers, transport industries and many more!


They are also commonly used in outside environments as they are weather and corrosion resistant and can last for many years with minimal care and maintenance. If you are keen to get the best quality steel bars then check out the Unity Metal offering now.


2. What Is the Difference Between Hot Rolled and Cold Drawn Stainless Steel Round Bar?

Hot rolled steel is rolled at temperatures over 1700 degrees Fahrenheit! At this temp it is simple to rill the steel into any required shape and can be made quickly and effectively without any waiting around. Hot rolled steel is typically used in the construction industry and is generally cheaper than cold drawn stainless steel.


Cold drawn stainless steel is processed in the same way as hot rolled steel to start but is then finished at cooler temperatures to help achieve precise results and achieve a range of different design finishes. Cold drawn steel is often more expensive as it goes through more processes and provides a superior finish.


3. What Are the Benefits of Using a Polished Stainless Steel Round Bar?

There are a huge range of benefits to choosing polished stainless steel bars including:

  • A long shelf life no matter where it is installed
  • Heat and fire resistance
  • Stain free surfaces
  • Corrosion resistance
  • Easy maintenance
  • Pleasing aesthetics


With so many great benefits it is clear that investing in stainless steel round bars is a great idea! Head over to the Unity Metal website to start your order or drop us an email with any questions or queries that you may have – we can’t wait to help you arrange your order so that you can enjoy the best quality stainless steel on the market.


4. What Are the Dimensions of the Stainless Steel Solid Bar?

At Unity Metal we have a number of different solid stainless bars for you to choose from – take a look at the dimensions of each option below:

  • Round Bar – 3 mm – 150 mm Diameter
  • Flat Bar – 2mm – 24 mm Diameter
  • Flat Bar – 20mm – 200 mm Diameter
  • Square Bar – 10 x 10 mm – 150 x 150 mm


Each bar comes in a range of lengths, including 3M, 5.8M & 6M, but you can also request custom lengths depending on your specific needs. If you have any questions or want to purchase the best stainless steel solid bars then head over to Unity Metal today and check out what we have on offer.


5.How Much Does Stainless Steel Solid Bar Weigh?

The overall weight of your stainless steel solid bar will depend on the final dimensions of your order. However, if you want to calculate the weight of your chosen bar then the following equation will help:

  • For Round Bars – diameter x diameter x 0.00623 x length = per pcs weigh
  • For Flat or Square Bars – diameter x diameter x 0.00793 x length = per pcs weight


If you need further help with the weight of solid stainless steel bars or you want to find a reputable stainless steel provider then look no further than Unity Metal. We are proud to offer support and guidance to all our prospective customers and offer the best quality products for you to choose from.


6. What Is the Hardness of the Stainless Steel Solid Bar?

All stainless steel solid bars must confirm to hardness limits that are set out for manufacturers to follow. There are different hardness requirements depending on the grade of the stainless steel and hardness tests can be completed to check that the stainless steel solid bars are within the designated measurements. The following information details the hardness requirements for each stainless steel grade and gives you the Brinell max and Rockwell B max measurements:

  • Alll austenitic – Brinell 192 – Rockwell B 90
  • MT 429 & MT 430 – Brinell 190 – Rockwell 90
  • MT 430 Ti – Brinell 190 – Rockwell 90


7. What Is the Diameter of the Unity Metal Stainless Steel Solid Bar?

If you need to know the diameter of the Unity Metal stainless steel solid bar then the following measurements are here to help:

  • Round Bar – 3 mm – 150 mm Diameter
  • Flat Bar – 2mm – 24 mm Diameter
  • Flat Bar – 20mm – 200 mm Diameter
  • Square Bar – 10 x 10 mm – 150 x 150 mm


Finding the right diameter stainless steel solid bar is important when completing construction work, but you are not on your own. If you are unsure on the right diameter for your needs or need help choosing the perfect solution then the team at Unity Metal are here to help!


8. What Is the Stainless Steel Grade of the Unity Metal Stainless Steel Solid Bar?

Getting the best grade stainless steel is an important part of choosing your stainless steel solid bar. At Unity Metal we offer both a 304-grade stainless steel solid bar and a 316-grade stainless steel solid bar.


Both options offer a high quality solution and are ultra strong and corrosion resistant. If you are completely an exterior project then the 316-grade is a great choice and the 304-grade is perfect for interior solutions. Take a look at our range of stainless steel solid bars and then place your order to get them delivered directly to you fast.


9. How Do I Know if a Stainless Steel Round Bar Is of Good Quality?

Any type of financial investment should be well thought out but when you are buying a specific product then you will want to feel confident that what you are buying is made to the highest quality standards possible. One of the easiest ways to know if your steel bar is of good quality or not is to check the grade of stainless steel. 304-grade and 316-grade are both great options to choose and will provide you with the quality you are looking for. You should also check if the company you choose has ISO and CE certification like we do at Unity Metal!


10. How Is the Unity Metal Stainless Steel Solid Bar Packaged?

If you are investing in stainless steel solid bars then you will want them to arrive in the best possible condition. At Unity Metal, we work hard to carefully package all our orders so that they can be successfully delivered without any problems.  


Our packaging process starts with covering the stainless steel solid bars with plastic and then placing them into sea worthy packaging when the items are being sent via FCL shipping. For other shipping methods we cover the bars in shrink film and place them in cardboard tubes before placing them into steel crates. By taking care over our shipping process, you can be confident that the products you buy will be delivered in perfect condition.


11. What Are the Payment Terms for the Unity Metal Stainless Steel Solid Bar?

When you are ready to by stainless steel solid bars from Unity Metal you will need to contact us with your specific order which we will confirm when you pay a 30% deposit. Once your order has been manufactured  and is ready to ship you will need to pay the balance.


On receipt of the balance, we will ship your items and provide you with an estimated delivery date. If you need further information on our payment terms then drop us a line and we will provide you with the clarification you need as quickly as possible so that you can look forward to placing your order.


12. Can the Unity Metal Stainless Steel Solid Bar Be Customised?

Are you looking for a provider that can supply customised stainless steel solid bar options? Unity Metal is the obvious choice. Not only are we ISO and CE certified, but our team of engineers are able to provide custom orders to suit your project.


To be able to supply your specific request, you will need to share your requirements and measurements with our team who will confirm if they are able to meet your needs. Once confirmed, you will need to pay a deposit before we start making them and then clear the balance of your before your items are shipped.


13. What Are the Certifications Held by the Unity Metal Stainless Steel Solid Bar?

Knowing that a company is certified is one of the easiest ways to know whether they offer the quality service you are looking for or not. At Unity Metal we hold both ISO and CE certification and also have a team of quality checkers who will test and check every single item before it is shipped.


It is this commitment to quality that sets us apart from the competition and makes us the perfect choice when you are looking for stainless steel solid bars. Check out our website for more information on what we can do for you and take a look at our wide range of quality products.


14. What Is the Minimum Order Quantity for the Unity Metal Stainless Steel Solid Bar?

To be able to offer the best prices and speedy service that we are known for, our minimum order quantity stands at 500kg per size. We take our pricing and manufacturing commitments seriously and offer a no-obligation quotation service to help you work out the coatings of each of your orders.


If you would like to arrange a quote or want to find out more about how our minimum quantity ordering system works then get in touch with our team of professionals. You are sure to be impressed by the excellent service and support that Unity Metal has to offer!


15. How Did Unity Metal Become One of the Leading Stainless Steel Round Bar Manufacturers?

When you look for the leading stainless steel round bar manufacturers, Unity Metal is sure to be at the top of your list – but how did we get there? Our team has been working tirelessly for many years, creating the best quality steel rods and keeping our prices as competitive as possible.


In addition, we have worked hard to achieve CE and ISO certification and take every possible step to ensure that all of our products are properly checked by our QC team so that they arrive to you in the best condition. It is this commitment to excellence that has helped us to become one of the leading stainless steel round bar manufacturers – an accolade that we do not take lightly.


16. Where Can I Find a Stainless Steel Round Bar Supplier?

Finding a stainless steel round bar supplier has never been simpler than heading to the Unity Metal website. As one of the leading global suppliers of stainless steel round bars, you can be certain that your needs will be met efficiently and effectively.


If you are unsure of how to vet a potential stainless steel provider like Unity Metal then look for ISO and CE certifications as well as high-grade stainless steel and extensive quality checking, all of which we are proud to offer. Take a moment to check out our range of products and don’t hesitate to let us have any questions so that we can help you make the right decision the first time around.