See bottom for detailed instructions on how to use the Calculator

Important instructions – Please read carefully

Here are a few things you will need to understand before using this calculator.

  • Select the Type of Steel, ie HR hot rolled or CF cold finish etc., from the bottom tabs
  • Enter the pieces, length in inches, diameter, price per 100lbs and possibly a cutting charge and you will get the total in the green cells.
    Note: Add your numbers into the “yellow input field”. Green is the calculating fields.
    Should you make an error, just hit your refresh button on the browser and everything will reset.
  • Vanguard bars, 12″ and over, are oversized and rough-turned. An extra 1/4-inch is allocated for blade-cut waste.
    An extra 1/4″ on the OD and length needs to be added to get a more accurate weight.