The Steel Supply Company Sample Order Size

Jan 11, 2021 | Steel

We often hear concerns over order quantities – especially when truck freight is involved. To give you an idea on how little is required for certain price brackets, here are samples of items required to reach a certain trucking break.

500# Order for Bars. 1 each ¾” x 12′; 1″, 1-1/4″, 1-1/2″ and 1-3/4″ x 24′
1000# Order for Bars. All of the above plus 1 bar each of 2″ and 2-1/2″ x 24′
2000# Order for Bars. 1 bar each at 24′ for 1″, 1-1/4″, 1-3/8″, 1-1/2″, 1-3/4″, 2″, 2-1/4″, 2-1/2″ and 3″
5000# Order for Bars. A 24′ bar of all the 2000# items plus 1 each of 3-1/2″, 4″ and 4-1/2″

500# Order for Tubes. 1 each 2-1/2″ x 2″, 3″ x 2-1/2″ and 3-1/2″ x 3″
1000# Order for Tubes. Each of the above plus 1 each 4″ x 3-1/2″ and 4-1/2″ x 4″
2000# Order for Tubes. Each of the 1000# items plus 1 length each of 5″ x 4-1/2″, 5-1/2″ x 5″ and 6″ x 5-1/2″

If you’re stocking up and need help with pricing, this is a sure way to remove some of the heavy fuel surcharges and packaging extras. We hope you find this information informative and useful for your ordering procedures. All bar and tube items are combined for total order pricing.

Our inside sales representatives, or your field sales representative, will be more than pleased to work out details on sizes required to meet quantity price breaks. Also, to assist your selection process, our on-line catalogue has been updated and lists the nominal and metric diameters of bars and tubes currently available from stock.

Your inquiries sent to will be responded to promptly with all lengths and shipping details listed – no hidden charges ever.