Automotive Bar

Engineered for challenging standards

At LIBERTY Steel we have long standing experience of supplying hot rolled and cold finished bar into the Automotive Forging sector, supplying steel for engine and powertrain applications.

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We have extensive experience of working with key players within the technically demanding Automotive supply chain, and fully understand that the industry requires a comprehensive production and supply infrastructure.

Products are manufactured into key automotive components such as gears, shafts, connecting rods, injector systems, camshafts and crankshafts for engine and power train applications.

Our primary commitment is to satisfy the needs and expectations of our customers, which is why we have an experienced team of sales and technical experts available to assist with anything from day to day matters and long term developments.

Services

We can offer a tailored service package focused on individual needs:

  • Hire rolling
  • Straightening 1:500
  • Cutting to short forging blanks, controlled on piece length/weight
  • Bundling and labelling to customer requirements
  • Bright drawn and turned bar
  • Scheduled drawing
  • Facing, chamfering, precision sawing, crack detection and ultrasonic testing
  • Special packaging
  • Spheroidise annealing, annealing to hardness or grain structure, normalising, stress relieving, quench and tempering

Product

We can offer customers an extensive range of grades based on their technical requirements:

  • Carbon manganese steels
  • Boron treated steels
  • Case carburising
  • Micro alloy
  • Alloy through hardening steels
  • Nitriding steels
  • Enhanced machinability steels, including leaded variant steels
  • Free cutting steels

Supply

Black Bar

As-rolled black bar available in sizes:
Round: 22mm (0.87”) – 105mm (4.13”)
Hexagon: 22mm (0.87”) – 80mm (3.15”)

As-rolled black round and hexagon bar straightness to 1:250, crack detected and ultrasonically inspected offered in a range between:
29mm (1.14”) – 82.5mm (3.24”)

Maximum bundle weight is
5000kg (11023lb)

Minimum bar length is
4500mm (14.8”)

Maximum bar length is
14700mm (48.2”)

Bright Drawn Bar

Rounds 8 – 90mm (h9 – h11)
Hexagons 10 – 70mm (h10 – h11)

Turned Bar

Rounds 22 – 230mm (h10 – h11)
3 – 8.5m lengths

Please note: Bright Drawn and Turned Bar may be available in other sizes on request.

Customer approval

Bright Bar Delphi, Autoliv, Citroen, Peugeot, Ford, Renault, Volvo, Scania

Accreditations

IATF 16949, BS EN ISO9001, BS EN ISO17025, BS EN ISO 14001

Got a question?

We have a comprehensive technical support team available to advise on grade selection and product range to achieve the maximum benefit. Customer Technical support provide specialist advice and help with day-to-day problem solving.

Works based metallurgists and the full resources of our Steel Research and Development Laboratories are available to assist with longer-term developments.

For further information, enquiries or any technical guidance on our range of products please contact us.

Contact Us
Can we help? Castings production tradition dates back to 1951. Long term experience in castings production is currently used for production of demanding grey iron and nodular iron castings for metallurgical and engineering companies in the Czech Republic and abroad. The operation unit includes also a pattern shop and scales treatment center. The unit obtained product certificates from Bureau Veritas for the entire product range and Lloyd's Register for grey iron and nodular iron castings with a piece weight up to 15 000 kg.

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