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Why You Need
Timken Steel
Providing Strength
where it Matters
Better products start with better steel. Focused on service and
support, Timken manufactures world-class clean steel that advances
critical products in the world’s most demanding applications.
What Sets Us Apart.
Stronger Performance
We are dedicated to helping our customers
gain world-class performance by tapping into
our application knowledge and innovation. We apply what we know to offer engineered
high-performance Timken steel. Our strengths
in metallurgy, manufacturing processes and
problem-solving drive expert, tailored solutions for your business. • Internal cleanliness: Cleaner steel typically equates to
increased life expectancy for products through better fatigue
resistance, improved rolling contact life, reduced bending and
sliding fatigues, and decreased cracking and chipping.
• Excellent machinability: Careful control of microstructures in
Timken steel helps ensure consistent and reliable machinability.
• Improved heat-treat response: Our tighter hardenability ranges
are designed for improved consistency in properties from heat to
heat, and greater uniformity within a heat.
• Service and technical knowledge: With our team of highly
trained engineers and salespeople, you benefit from experts who
offer additional support and custom solutions.
• Global supply-chain capabilities: As an international company,
we supply your operations wherever they are in the world.
Timken Quality Levels and Grades of Steel
We offer 450 grades of carbon and alloy steels.
• Special Bar Quality (SBQ)
• Commercial, Bearing, Aircraft, Parapremium™
• Carbon, Microalloy, Alloy
Size Range
• Round bar diameters from 1.000 in. (25.4 mm) to 16.000 in. (406 mm)
• Seamless mechanical steel tube diameters from 1.875 in. (48.0 mm) to
13.000 in. (330 mm)
Investment in Customer Satisfaction
We have made significant investments in our focus to meet customer demands. We deliver every order, even custom ones, cost effectively. These investments help us continue to offer highly precise products with consistent temperature controls, shorter lead times and tighter cross-
dimensional tolerances. Recent investments that together exceed more than half a billion dollars include:
• Jumbo bloom vertical caster
• Intermediate tube finishing line
• Ladle refiner
• Small-bar rolling mill
• Ultrasonic test inspection line
• Quench and temper heat treat
• In-line forge press
• Long-length tube line
Reliability. Efficiency. TIMKEN.
At Timken, we remain committed to our core values of ethics and integrity,
quality, innovation and independence. We proactively seek solutions for your
business and promise superior customer service.
Contact us today to find out how Timken-engineered high-performance alloy
steel can strengthen your applications and exceed your expectations. Visit
www.timken.com/steel or give us a call at 1-866-284-6536 within the U.S.
or +44 (0) 1455 826320 outside the U.S.
Bearings • Steel •
Power Transmission Systems •
Precision Components • Gears •
Chain • Augers • Seals •
Lubrication • Industrial Services •
Remanufacture and Repair
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Timken® is a registered trademark of The Timken Company. Parapremium™ is a trademark of The Timken Company.• © 2012 The Timken Company • Printed in U.S.A.
• Round-cornered square bars from 3.187 in. (81 mm) to 12.500 in. (318 mm)