Cold Drawn Steel for Military Equipment
The armed forces routinely place themselves in harm’s way, and sometimes in isolated areas of the world. The quality of the equipment and machinery they use is crucial to their effectiveness and safety.
To get high-quality steel bar products for your military application, look no further than Keystone Profiles. We are a cold-drawn profiles mill specializing in the delivery of close-tolerance, highly engineered net and near-net shaped steel bars to the defense industry and its suppliers.
Cold Drawn Steel Capabilities for the Military
Our capabilities include the design and manufacture of both standard and custom shapes and profiles from a range of materials that are capable of meeting rigorous customer requirements and industry standards. While we make an array of profiles, the most common include:
- Special shapes, from .020” through 25 square inches
- Flats, from .125" x .500" to 4.00" x 8.00"
- Squares, from 1/8" through 5"
- Hexagons, from .125” to 4"
- Sharp or round corner squares, from .125" to 5"
Cold Drawn Steel Benefits for Military Equipment
Advantages of profiles and shapes uniquely tailored for an application include reduced costs, improved delivery to market and minimal downtime. Special shapes eliminate preliminary machining steps, which frees up time, talent and money to focus on the final product. Although we can manufacture custom profiles and shapes from just about any available material, common types we use include:
Cold Drawn Steel Process for Military Machinery
Keystone Profiles leverages advanced manufacturing techniques and technologies to create steel products that outlast and outperform, which defense industry customers can use to make equipment to help military personnel operate safely and effectively. We have the ingenuity, workforce and equipment to manufacture steel profiles and shapes with exacting mechanical properties to the following dimensional tolerances:
- As close as +/- .003”
- Sharp corners
- Radius corners
- Surface finishes, with RMS of 63 or better
Cold Drawn Steel Applications for the Military
An ISO 2008:2015 certified company, Keystone Profiles has more than two decades of experience supplying cold-drawn steel profiles and shapes to defense industry clients. Our products can be used to manufacture the following:
- Jack components
- Transmission components
- Protection components
- Wheel hubs
- Tank track shoes
- Tank track pins
- Bomb components
- Rifle components
Take the production of defense industry applications to the new heights with high-quality cold-drawn profiles and shapes from Keystone Profiles. We put your first and keep you ahead.
Contact us for more information about our cold drawn steel for the military.