Carbon Steel Bar Grating


serrated carbon steel bar gratingCarbon Steel bar grating is a nice choice when your project requires a strong material and you are not going to expose the metal grating to an expressly corrosive environment. Choose from plain or serrated bar grating surfaces, galvanized, bare steel or painted finshes. Bar grating is available as Light or Heavy Duty Welded grating. Great for industrial steel flooring and metal grates.

Welded metal grating is joined at the intersection of the bearing bars and cross bars. Welded bar grating is a versatile option for light to moderate loads. When heavy duty loads are present, the Heavy Duty metal grating provides a nice option. This is appropriate for highways, airport runways, bridge floors and all wheel traffic applications.

Light Duty bar grating ranges in size from 3/4" x 3/16" to 2-1/2" x 3/16". Heavy Duty bar grating ranges in size from 1-1/4" x 1/4" to 6" x 1/2".

 Carbon Steel Bar Grating section of our Catalog (PDF)

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 Carbon Steel Bar Grating section of our Mini Grating Catalog (PDF)

Available Sizes For Light Duty Carbon Steel Bar Grating:

Bar Size Inches: Weight Per Sq. Ft: Sect. Prop. Ft. of Width:
3/4 x 3/16 5.67 Sx=0.194 / 1x=0.73
1 x 1/8 5.15 Sx=0.228 / 1x=0.114
1 x 3/16 7.35 Sx=0.344 / 1x=0.171
1-1/4 x 1/8 6.2 Sx=0.358 / 1x=0.223
1-1/4 x 3/16 9.03 Sx=0.536 / 1x=0.335
1-1/2 x 1/8 7.35 Sx=0.515 / 1x=0.387
1-1/2 x 3/16 10.94 Sx=0.773 / 1x=0.579
1-3/4 x 3/16 12.62 Sx=1.052 / 1x=0.902
2 x 3/16 14.30 Sx=1.375 / 1x=1.375
2-1/4 x 3/16 15.87 Sx=1.740 / 1x=1.958
2-1/2 x 3/16 17.55 Sx=2.148 / 1x=2.685
Note: Sx = (Sec. Mod. Ft Width) 1x = (Mom. of Inertia Ft. Width)


METAL GRATING TYPES - LIGHT DUTY WELDED STEEL W SERIES

This grating is best suited for industrial applications only and should not be specified where cosmetic appearance is important.

Light Duty Steel Press Lock - DT Series:
DT Series

Light Duty Steel Press Lock is a bar grating produced in a similar way to Aluminum Press Lock in that it is made up of interlocking perpendicular bars. With this type of metal grating, hydraulic pressure is used to bond the slotted bars together, locking the deep cross bar into the notched bearing bar. This metal grating has a smooth, clean look due to a flush top rectangular cross bar.

Light Duty Steel Press Lock bar grating offers strong lateral stability and is used in architectural design because of its clean look and tight spacing. The 1/4" & 1/2" openings conform to the "Americans with Disabilities Act" (July, 1991). Slip resistant surfaces are available upon request.

Light Duty Steel Press Lock Load Table Charts (PDF)
19-DT-4, 3 Part Specification (PDF)
15-DT-4, 3 Part Specification (PDF)
11-DT-4, 3 Part Specification (PDF)
7-DT-4, 3 Part Specification (PDF)
Light Duty Riveted Steel - R Series:
Light Duty Riveted Steel-R Series

Light Duty Riveted Steel grating is a rugged, reliable and durable bar grating - evidenced by it being the oldest and longest-used style of industrial walkways. Riveted Steel metal grating is made by joining straight bearing bars and bent connecting bars with rivets. The connecting bars increase lateral stability and load carrying capability.

Light Duty Riveted Steel grating is an excellent choice when a great deal of strength and rigidity is needed. Slip resistant surfaces are available upon request.

Light Duty Riveted Steel Load Table Charts (PDF)
18-R-7, 3 Part Specification (PDF)
18-R-3-1/2, 3 Part Specification (PDF)
12-R-7, 3 Part Specification (PDF)
12-R-3-1/2, 3 Part Specification (PDF)

Available Sizes For Heavy Duty Carbon Steel Bar Grating:

Bar Size Inches: Weight Per Sq. Ft: Sect. Prop. Ft. of Width:
1-1/4 x 1/4 12.08 Sx=0.642 / 1x=0.420
1-1/4 x 3/8 17.55 Sx=1.009 / 1x=0.630
1-1/2 x 1/4 14.35 Sx=0.969 / 1x=0.726
1-1/2 x 5/16 17.55 Sx=1.211 / 1x=0.908
1-1/2 x 3/8 20.86 Sx=1.452 / 1x=1.089
1-3/4 x 1/4 16.52 Sx=1.318 / 1x=1.153
1-3/4 x 3/8 24.16 Sx=1.977 / 1x=1.730
2 x 1/4 17.56 Sx=1.722 / 1x=1.722
2 x 5/16 23.13 Sx=2.152 / 1x=2.152
2 x 3/8 27.47 Sx=2.583 / 1x=2.583
2-1/4 x 1/4 20.86 Sx=2.179 / 1x=2.451
2-1/4 x 3/8 30.78 Sx=3.268 / 1x=3.677
2-1/2 x 1/4 23.13 Sx=2.690 / 1x=3.362
2-1/2 x 5/16 28.61 Sx=3.362 / 1x=4.203
2-1/2 x 3/8 34.08 Sx=4.035 / 1x=5.044
3 x 1/4 28.89 Sx=3.874 / 1x=5.810
3 x 5/16 35.50 Sx=4.843 / 1x=7.263
3 x 3/8 42.11 Sx=5.811 / 1x=8.716
3-1/2 x 1/4 33.33 Sx=5.272 / 1x=9.226
3-1/2 x 3/8 48.62 Sx=7.909 / 1x=13.840
4 x 1/4 37.67 Sx=6.886 / 1x=13.772
4 x 5/16 46.45 Sx=8.608 / 1x=17.215
4 x 3/8 55.23 Sx=10.330 / 1x=20.660
4-1/2 x 1/4 42.11 Sx=8.716 / 1x=19.610
4-1/2 x 3/8 61.84 Sx=13.074 / 1x=29.416
5 x 1/4 46.45 Sx=10.761 / 1x=26.901
5 x 5/16 57.40 Sx=13.451 / 1x=33.626
5 x 3/8 68.46 Sx=16.141 / 1x=40.352
5-1/2 x 1/4 50.89 Sx=13.020 / 1x=35.804
5-1/2 x 3/8 74.69 Sx=19.530 / 1x=53.707
6 x 1/4 55.23 Sx=15.495 / 1x=46.485
6 x 5/16 68.46 Sx=19.369 / 1x=58.106
6 x 3/8 81.57 Sx=23.343 / 1x=69.127
Note: Sx = (Sec. Mod. Ft Width) 1x = (Mom. of Inertia Ft. Width)

Heavy Duty Welded Steel - W Series:
Heavy Duty Welded Steel

Heavy Duty Welded Steel bar grating is a great selection when strength is required in architectural and industrial applications for bar grating. This type of bar grating is produced when carbon steel or stainless steel perpendicular bars are welded at each connecting point. Heavy Duty Welded Steel meets vehicle-loading requirements of AASHTO and is made to handle heavy rolling loads.

Applications using Heavy Duty Welded Steel include these steel grating products:
  • Steel Airfield landing mats
  • Steel Airplane unloading ramps
  • Steel Highway bridge decking
  • Steel Sidewalks
  • Steel Concrete reinforcements
  • Steel Vault covers
  • Steel Ramps
  • Steel Docks
  • Industrial flooring
  • Off-shore steel drilling rigs
Slip resistant grating and serrated grating surfaces are available upon request. 

Heavy Duty Welded Steel Load Table Charts (PDF)
38-W-4, 3 Part Specification (PDF)
30-W-4, 3 Part Specification (PDF)
22-W-4, 3 Part Specification (PDF)
19-W-4, 3 Part Specification (PDF)
15-W-4, 3 Part Specification (PDF)
Heavy Duty Riveted Steel - R Series:
Heavy Duty Riveted SteelHeavy Duty Riveted Steel grating is a rugged, reliable and durable bar grating - evidenced by it being the oldest and longest-used style of industrial walkways. Riveted Steel metal grating is made by joining straight bearing bars and bent connecting bars with rivets. The connecting bars increase lateral stability and load carrying capability.

This metal grating is perfect for vehicle bridge decks and bridges. This Heavy Duty Riveted Steel metal grating is an excellent choice when a great deal of strength and rigidity is needed. Slip resistant surfaces are available upon request.

Heavy Duty Riveted Steel Load Table Charts (PDF)
37-R-5, 3 Part Specification (PDF)

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