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  • Heavy Equipment

    High Performance Steel

    Strong, yet formable.

    Nucor can make whatever steel you need today—and tomorrow. So while we still produce the standard grades of steel you expect, we continue to innovate and develop the high performance, value-added grades you demand.

    Our heat-treated NuHeat plate and high-strength NuStrength are the latest examples. These high-performance steels compare favorably with anything the competition has to offer.* Both provide better operating economy and heavier payload capacity.

    * See our comparison charts

    When challenged with the harsh environments of agriculture, construction or mining operations, NuHeat® plate delivers enhanced durability, formability, abrasion-resistance and longevity. And with the demand for increased efficiencies in off-highway vehicles and lifting equipment, we offer NuStrength sheet, our high-performance, light-weighting alternative to the imports.

    Plus, all of our steel is 100% melted and manufactured
    here in the U.S., so we can offer you superior
    customer service
    and shorter lead times.

    Of course, high-performance engineered bars are what drive heavy equipment—literally. So whether you need it for power trains, axles, or crankshafts, Nucor engineered bars ensure the highest quality for the most demanding applications.