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Metric-Sized Metal Shapes and Parts for Aerospace



Parker Steel Company offers a large supply of pre-sized metric-sized metals. Parker Steel's cold-finished carbon steel, alloyed and high-strength stainless steel, aluminum, copper, brass and tool steel bars/shafting, tubing, sheets and plates, angles, channels and tees and other specialty shapes can be shipped out the same day as ordered with few exceptions.

Among the most frequently specified metric metals for aerospace applications are the 360 brass and 17-4 PH stainless steel products. The 360 brass (European CuZn36Pb3; CW603N) round and hex bars are produced from a combination of copper and zinc. Exhibiting high strength and enhanced corrosion resistance, the 360 brass shapes are 100% machinable, although welding and cold forming are not recommended. The material is suitable for bushings, circuit board relays, switches, nuts, bolts, pump shafts and fixtures.

"The 17-PH round bar stainless steel offers high strength, exceptional corrosion resistance and good mechanical properties," said a company spokesperson. Supplied in condition A (annealed) directly from the mill, these shapes are easily machined and welded for a variety of aircraft parts.

Special packaging is offered for customers ordering both stainless steel and carbon steel parts who require stainless steel parts to prevent cross contamination with those made from carbon steel.

Parker Steel is ISO 9001:2008- and Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (CTPAT)-certified. Parker Steel also offers production saw cutting services when needed.

For more information contact:

Sharon Tipping

Parker Steel Company

P.O. Box 1508

Maumee, OH 43537

800-333-4140

sales@metricmetal.com

www.metricmetal.com

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