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Re: Steel Prices

Postby mdwalker » Fri Oct 13, 2017 9:47 pm

The prices I posted above still holding steady for my area. Not delivered but they are only about 15 - 20 minutes away. All prices are for hot rolled.

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Re: Steel Prices

Postby little blue choo » Fri Oct 13, 2017 9:52 pm

I just purchased 16 gauge P&O 4'x8' for $42 and 14 gauge P&O 4x8 for $45. What are you paying?
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Re: Steel Prices

Postby Merica_Metal » Sat Oct 14, 2017 10:06 am

I've gotten a price on $3.25sqft for Galvanneal and I can get it cut in 4x4 for free. So 4x8 sheet of 14ga galvanneal is $104.00.
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Re: Steel Prices

Postby little blue choo » Sat Oct 14, 2017 8:51 pm

Merica_Metal, are you cutting galvanneal with plasma? If so this can be a very risky thing to do.

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Re: Steel Prices

Postby Merica_Metal » Sun Oct 15, 2017 10:25 pm

little blue choo wrote:Merica_Metal, are you cutting galvanneal with plasma? If so this can be a very risky thing to do.

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I am not currently I've been subbing all my stuff out till I have a machine up and running. However that's pretty much all my friends Messer cuts is galvanneal. Whats the risk? I'm trying to source all my material now as my machine arrives Monday. If anyone knows of any suppliers in the Houston Area please let me know.
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Re: Steel Prices

Postby little blue choo » Mon Oct 16, 2017 9:08 pm

Any time you weld or cut galvanized material with a torch or plasma it gives off some pretty bad fumes. One of my employees got very sick and ended up in the hospital. Goggle it and do a little reading before doing it.

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Re: Steel Prices

Postby Merica_Metal » Tue Oct 17, 2017 5:13 pm

I'm going to look into CR vs.that. I wear a resperator when I grind on that stuff and the dust gets everywhere... I got some prices back as I talked to a steel supplier today.
This seem right?
14ga CR 4x8 $45.25
16ga CR 4x8 $38.46

1000lbs and they deliver it for free.
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Re: Steel Prices

Postby little blue choo » Tue Oct 17, 2017 10:45 pm

That pricing is not bad. I'm paying 42 for the 16 and $45 for the 14 but I'm buying P&O. It resist rusting for months at a time.

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Re: Steel Prices

Postby Merica_Metal » Thu Oct 19, 2017 7:32 pm

Well I think I might jump on a steel deal that's too good to pass up. Pretty much an investment on my part.
21,887lbs of cold rolled in various sizes. at .21cents a lb.
46x 26.625 all the way up to 50.5 X 120 749 sheets total.

This all started because while I was waiting to be loaded I saw a whole fork lift loaded with 1/8 plate being loaded in the dumpster. I get out look at the plate and its all perfect from what I can tell. Talked to the guys and they said if anything gets a nick or a scratch it scrapped as clients want premium steel.

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Re: Steel Prices

Postby Largemouthlou » Tue Oct 24, 2017 9:15 pm

msc wrote:Wow, you guys are getting some good prices. I am paying about $48 for 14 gauge 4x8,cut in half, for hot rolled steel here in Ft. Lauderdale.

What's the advantage to cold rolled?


Sounds like they are upping your price to compensate for cutting in half?? I was going to have Alro cut some 3/8 steel sheet in half and I about chocked when I saw their cut fee!!

I decided a long time ago to mainly cut aluminum!!
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