cold-finished steel

cold-finished steel

[′kōld ‚fin·isht ′stēl]
(metallurgy)
Steel bars which have been cold-drawn, cold-rolled, centerless-ground, or turned smooth.

cold-finished steel

Carbon steel which has been cleaned and pickled and then rolled or drawn through dies to produce a dimen-sionally accurate section with an improved surface finish (and often with other improved properties).
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The production capacity will be 84,000 t/y of steel wire for cold heading & cold forging and 18,000 t/y of cold-finished steel bars.
A visit to one of these mills, Gerdau Acos Finos Piratini, showed some 1,050 workers manufacturing rolled, forged, and cold-finished steel products, with 95 percent of production going for the internal market and the remainder exported to Argentina and other Mercosur countries.
Average yearly price for special quality cold-finished steel bars, per ton