Hot rolled coils are run through an acid bath to remove surface scale and increase the surface appearance and paintability. Typically, oil is added to this operation for corrosion protection.


Automotive, tubing, mining bolts, hinges, racking and shelving.


  • Thickness: .055”-.500”
  • Width Range: 2”-72”
  • ASTM Spec: A1011/A1011M and A1018/A1018M
  • Typical Grades: CS, DS, SS (Gr30-80), HSLA
  • Surface Treatment: Mill oil or pickled dry (no rust claims for dry), temper rolled