Last updated on February 3rd, 2023 by Myla Pablo
Flat bar is also known as Rectangular bar. It is measured by taking its width first, followed by its thickness. It has numerous applications including as building, tools, mechanical parts, aesthetic parts, and more.
Flat bar is available in a variety of metals, including:
Steel for Tooling
Flat Bar is available online and at any hardware store. It can be cut to your exact measurements.
4 Main Uses of Flat Bar
- CONSTRUCTION OF A FRAME
- ADDITIONS AND IMPROVEMENTS
- BUILDING SUPPORT
- INDUSTRIAL ARTWORK
CONSTRUCTION OF A FRAME
For framework, flat bars can be readily cut to length and drilled or welded into position. Metal bars are commonly utilized for this function since they are sturdy and can withstand the weight of the construction
ADDITIONS AND IMPROVEMENTS
Flat bars are not only employed during the construction process; they can also be used after the fact to reinforce existing constructions. Flat bars can be simply cut and molded to fit, replace, or support existing materials.
Flat bar is a fundamental architectural support material. Support braces, ladder hangers, gate latches, duct work, overhead doors, heaters, and bracing are common applications.
Flat bars are popular among industrial artists and craftspeople who work on large-scale industrial objects, most notably sculptures. Flat bars are easily shaped and incredibly strong once forged.
The table below shows the latest retail February 2023 prices of Flat Bar in Philippines Peso price per pieces including its size, standard dimension and thickness
Price and Standard Size of Flat Bar per pc in the Philippines
|20mm x 3mm thick||130.00|
|25mm x 3mm thick||180.00|
|32mm x 3mm thick||200.00|
|40mm x 3mm thick||300.00|
|50mm x 3mm thick||300.00|
|15mm x 5mm thick||250.00|
|20mm x 5mm thick||160.00|
|25mm x 6mm thick||400.00|
|32mm x 6mm thick||500.00|
|40mm x 6mm thick||800.00|
|50mm x 6mm thick||850.00|
Standard Commercial Length of Flat Bar is 6 meters.
UPDATED: Construction Material Prices for Flat Bar in the Philippines (February 2023)
UPDATED: All Construction Prices are based on retail prices around hardware in Metro Manila
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