Hot rolled Steel

Hot-Rolled Steel are suitable for any commercial use. Versatility, flexibility, and durability help make hot- rolled steel a popular choice for a wide range of applications. Its high strength, toughness and cost-effectiveness are useful for various industries.


Introduction of hot rolled steel

Most modern steel manufacturers use the hot rolling method because of its high quality and affordability. As the name implies, hot rolling involves the application of high heat where the steel is rolled above its re-crystallization temperature. Exposure to such high temperatures ensures flexibility and strength, which makes it easier to form and shape the steel. Ratner Steel is serving as one of the leading suppliers of Hot Rolled Steel coils and sheets manufactured by the finest mills in North America. Our hot-rolled steels comply with various domestic and international standards to meet the requirements of different segments. With precise attention to detail, we ship over 600,000 tons of steel every year throughout the US and Canada. Our dedicated specialists are always available to help you find exactly, what you are searching for. We take pride in supplying the highest quality on-demand and cost-effective steel.
Hot rolled steel

Benefits of the Hot-Rolled Steel

Our Cut-To Size-Hot Rolled Steel sheets and coils are highly useful, affordable, workable, and suitable for a wide range of applications.

Highly versatile and formable:-

Durable and perfect for outdoor use, Available in several pre-cut sizes, Little to no internal stress, Better workability, Excellent weldability, Outstanding deep drawing and cold-forming properties.

Affordable Choice:-

A cost-effective option, Corrosion-resistant and Long-lasting, A smart or visual finish is not necessary always, Commonly used because of its affordability.

Wide Ranging Capabilities:-

Cut-To-Length sheets, Hydrogen annealing, Galvanizing, acrylic, galvalume, Slitting, Oscillate slitting.


product features of hot rolled steel

Aging Behavior

Our high tensile strength hot rolled steel sheet has a superior strain aging hardenability.


Increased toughness and ductility, are two hot-rolled steel properties when it comes to durability.

More Malleable

The malleability of the hot-rolled steel plate and coil makes it easier to work with both during and after the rolling process.

Surface Finish

Hot roll steel sheet and coil can have scaly texture.

Advanced Applications

Our low-alloy, high-strength hot rolled steel enhances your end-product performance.


One of the most remarkable hot rolled-steel properties is its excellent bending formability.

Hot Rolled Steel process

Powered by state-of-the-art technology and facility, the hot roll steel manufacturers from whom we source our supplies, operate an end-to-end full automatic and computerized automatic production system. This enables us to deliver high-performance, and high-quality products adhering to the customers’ needs. Reheating Prior to being transferred to the steel rolling works, steel slabs produced in an uninterrupted casting facility must first undergo conditioning in a reheating furnace. Roughing In this procedure, slabs with the surface scale are stripped and formed into rolled materials with the correct shape, thickness, and width. Finishing rolling The width and thickness of a coil are then adjusted to the specified dimensions for producing a smooth shape and surface. Run-out table and coiling After the finishing mill, the steel strips are sent to the run-out table for coiling, and by spraying cold water they are brought to the proper temperature.

industries & applications of Hot Rolled Steel

Construction And Building-

Used in fabricating and welding, hot rolled steel is the ideal choice in the construction and building industry. Since the surface finish is not an issue; it’s more commonly used in situations, where precise tolerances and shapes are not required.


A Hot rolled sheet and coil are two of the most crucial materials in the automotive industry. Products built from this material are durable, available, and cost-effective in a plethora of strength levels. Automakers source materials from hot rolled steel suppliers for making suspensions, fuel tanks, wheels, steering systems, and braking systems.


Hot rolled steel is used to manufacture farming equipment like plows, cultivators and harrows.

Hot rolled steel vs cold rolled steel

Production of both cold-rolled and hot-rolled steel begins with the same steps. Initially, they both are processed at very high temperatures. However, after the treated steel is ready, the cold-rolled steel passes through a few extra steps. Hot Rolling refers to the use of heat but Cold Rolling indicates a process done at or near room temperature. Although both these techniques affect overall application and performance they are completely different from the formal grades and specifications of steel.

To make Hot Rolled Steel, the molten steel is roll-pressed at extremely high temperatures of over 1700˚F. Such high temperatures are mandatory as the recrystallization happens between 750 degrees to 1300 degrees Fahrenheit. This allows easier reshaping and forming of the hot roll steel sheets and coils. After the steel is rolled into the desired shape through the mill, it’s allowed to cool down.

This is exactly where the processing of Cold Rolled Steel begins. The term “cold rolled”, applies to the steels that undergo compression. While hot rolled steel production involves heating at severe high temperatures followed by cooling, the manufacturer cools down the steel and then re-rolls it at normal room temperature either by press-braking or cold roll forming. This process allows the steel to get the desired dimensions and shape. The most visible difference between the two is the former has a scaled surface but the latter has a smooth surface and oily-like touch.

frequently asked questions

Hot Rolled steel in CQ, A36, and G50 is the most sought-after hot rolled steel grades available since it is weldable and characterized by exceptional mechanical properties.

Yes, hot-rolled steel can rust. Hot rolled steel is not a rust-resistent material and can corrode over time when exposed to moisture and oxygen over time.

Yes, one of the biggest hot rolled steel advantages is its ductility, which makes it tough and easy to produce quickly. It’s a cost-effective option with low carbon that can be formed into many shapes and sizes.

Hot rolled steel is prone to corrosion and rust. The easiest strategy to avoid rust is to keep the steel clean and limit its contact with water. Top layer of paper wrap can help as well as storing the steel in a indoor temperature controlled location.

Steels are given grades as per the standards set by governing bodies – The American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) most commonly used types of hot rolled steel grades are A-36, 1010, 1018, A-1011.

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