The updated Bar Steel Products Manual provides concise information on bar, rod, and wire steel manufacturing processes, product characteristics, and uses. It includes an expanded section on the manufacturing processes of hot rolled steel bar products, general technical product information on steel bars and bar product applications, a new section on the selection of bar products for an application, and updated properties of steel bars and bar products.

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