Pump Shaft Quality Stainless Steel Bars

Precision shafting for use in pumps requires an extremely high degree of exactitude. When a shaft does not meet the requirements of an application, equipment fails to function as expected, costing the operator both time and money while the problems are corrected. The use of steel bars that are pump shaft quality will give you the peace of mind that the part has been machined to the most exacting standards, and that your equipment will benefit from longer life and decreased down time.

What is A Pump Shaft Quality Bar?

Pump Shaft Quality (PSQ) refers to the fact that a shaft has been turned, then ground and polished, and is suitable for use in the rotating industries. Grinding helps to achieve high diametrical tolerances and reduces the amount of wear and tear on the shaft, while providing it with more controlled qualities. Each shaft is also straightened in order to minimize vibrations that may occur throughout the length of the shaft.

Whether you use our stainless steel bars in shaft or other applications, you can be sure that it has been machined to the highest quality specifications for straightness and diameter.

What Continental Steel Offers

Here at Continental Steel, we offer a wide selection of stainless steel bars that have been fabricated to pump shaft quality standards. Our PSQ bars come in a range of standard lengths and diameters to meet the needs of applications in many industries. Stainless steel bars also offer the anti-corrosive properties of stainless steel. These properties help to protect the shaft when exposed to the environment, as well as other factors which may affect the operation lifespan of shafting. We carry the following grades:

  • 17-4 PH
  • SS 316
  • SS 410
  • SS 416
  • Alloy 20
  • 2205 Duplex
  • K500 Monel

Continental Steel also carries non-standard sizes of shafts, which can be machined to meet any specifications for your industry. We carry material in various grades of stainless steel, and can manufacture the finish that is required for use in your individual applications.

At Continental Steel, we are happy to help you determine your exact needs, and will work with you to provide a pump shaft quality stainless steel bar that can meet the demands of any industry application. Contact us today to learn more about how our highly-skilled team of experts can assist you in your next project.


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