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W1 Drill Rod

W1 Drill Rodis the most popular, versatile, and least expensive grade of drill rod. W1 Drill Rod has a high carbon content allowing it to be used often without heat treatment, for maintenance applications. Treats evenly and provides toughness and maximum wear resistance. W1 Drill Rods are ground to a surface finish of better than 40 micro inches and are free from defects and decarburization.
  • Specifications: ASTM A686, AISI W1
  • AKA: W1 round, W1 Drill Steel, Drill Rods
  • Applications: dies, stamps, punches, taps, dies, knives, etc.
  • Tolerances: Diameter = +/- .0005"
  • How is it Measured? Diameter (A)  X  Length
  • Available Stock Sizes: 36 inch lengths

Rockwell Hardness

56C

Corrosion Resistance

Low

Machinability

Highest

Depth of Hardening

Shallow

Weldability

Medium

Grindability

Highest

Wear Resistance

Medium

Distortion in Heat Treating

High

Overall Toughness

High

Decarburization Resistance

Highest

Strength

Medium

Resistance to Heat Softening

Low

* Data provided for references only and is not warranted. 

W-1 Drill Rod
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Product Type Item Size & Description
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04085 W-1 Drill Rod 1/16 Dia.
04223 W-1 Drill Rod 3/32 Dia.
04369 W-1 Drill Rod 1/8 Dia.
04493 W-1 Drill Rod 5/32 Dia.
04631 W-1 Drill Rod 3/16 Dia.
04744 W-1 Drill Rod 7/32 Dia.
04824 W-1 Drill Rod 1/4 Dia.
04915 W-1 Drill Rod 9/32 Dia.
04970 W-1 Drill Rod 5/16 Dia.
05033 W-1 Drill Rod 11/32 Dia.
05088 W-1 Drill Rod 3/8 Dia.
05204 W-1 Drill Rod 15/32 Dia.
05146 W-1 Drill Rod 13/32 Dia.
05179 W-1 Drill Rod 7/16 Dia.
05226 W-1 Drill Rod 1/2 Dia.
05248 W-1 Drill Rod 17/32 Dia.
05270 W-1 Drill Rod 9/16 Dia.
05292 W-1 Drill Rod 19/32 Dia.
05317 W-1 Drill Rod 5/8 Dia.
05339 W-1 Drill Rod 21/32 Dia.
05361 W-1 Drill Rod 11/16 Dia.
05383 W-1 Drill Rod 23/32 Dia.
05408 W-1 Drill Rod 3/4 Dia.
05430 W-1 Drill Rod 25/32 Dia.
05452 W-1 Drill Rod 13/16 Dia.
05474 W-1 Drill Rod 27/32 Dia.
05496 W-1 Drill Rod 7/8 Dia.
05521 W-1 Drill Rod 29/32 Dia.
05543 W-1 Drill Rod 15/16 Dia.
05565 W-1 Drill Rod 31/32 Dia.
05587 W-1 Drill Rod 1 Dia.
05598 W-1 Drill Rod 1-1/16 Dia
05601 W-1 Drill Rod 1-1/8 Dia.
05612 W-1 Drill Rod 1-3/16 Dia
05623 W-1 Drill Rod 1-1/4 Dia.
05634 W-1 Drill Rod 1-3/8 Dia.
05645 W-1 Drill Rod 1-1/2 Dia.
05656 W-1 Drill Rod 1-5/8 Dia.
05667 W-1 Drill Rod 1-3/4 Dia.
05678 W-1 Drill Rod 2 Dia.
Quantity Length in Feet, Inches and Fraction of Inch
PCS FT and IN  
Custom cut tolerances = plus / minus 1/16"
Call for Fractional Sizes, Mitering, or Large Quantities
Quantity Width in Inches Length in Inches
PCS and X and  
Custom cut tolerances = plus / minus 1/16"
Call for Fractional Sizes, Mitering, or Large Quantities