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Gibbs Wire & Steel Co., Inc.

Strip & Wire Capabilities

Gibbs is an industry leader in strip & wire products since 1956.  We provide a wide range of alloys including stainless steel, carbon, red metals, and nickel alloys.  Our strip & wire products are used in many applications and industries including; springs, aerospace, automotive, electronics, medical, oil & gas, and more.  Our seven strategically located facilities in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, deliver your metals where and when you need them.  Gibbs provides a wide range of alloys with a variety of packaging options. 
If you do not see the size, alloy, product, or specification you are looking for, please contact our Sales Department.  Our standard stock items are only a portion of the products we provide.

ROUND WIRE

Size Range

Alloys

Carbon Steel Music Wire
  • Phosphate Coated Music Wire
  • Corrostan Electro Galvanized Zinc Coated
  • Preco Z – Zinc plated
  • Preco N Nickel coated
Carbon Steel Spring Wire
  • Oil Tempered MB Spring Wire(OTMB) Class I
  • Oil Tempered MB Spring Wire (OTMB) Class II
  • Oil Tempered Chrome Vanadium Commercial Quality
  • Oil Tempered Chrome Vanadium Valve Quality
  • Oil Tempered Chrome Silicon Commercial Quality
  • Oil Tempered Chrome Silicon  Valve Quality
  • Hard Drawn Class I Spring Wire (HDMB)
  • Galvanized Hard Drawn MB Spring Wire (GHDMB)
Stainless Steel Spring Wire
  • 302 Spring Wire
  • 302 Nickel Coated Spring Wire
  • 316/316L Spring Wire
  • 17-7PH Spring Wire
  • 17-7PH Nickel Coated Spring Wire
Nickel Alloy Spring Wire/ Specialty Metal Spring Wire
  • Inconel 625/Nickel 625 Spring Wire
  • X750 Spring Wire
Red Metal Spring Wire
  • Phos Bronze Spring Wire
Contact Us for Alloys Not Listed

Standard Ordering Specifications

Please Contact Sales For Other Specifications
  • AMS 5688, ASTM-A313 (302 Stainless Steel)
  • AMS 5678, ASTM-A313 (17-7 Stainless Steel)
  • ASTM-A313 (T-316 Stainless Steel)
  • AMS 5699 (Inconel 750 Spring Wire)
  • ASTM-B166 (Inconel 600)
  • ASTM A 227 (HDMB-Hard Drawn MB Spring Wire)
  • ASTM A 228 (Phosphate Coated, Corrostan, Preco “N” Preco “Z”)
  • ASTM A 229 (Oil Tempered MB Spring Wire-Class I,II)
  • ASTM A 230 (Oil Tempered Carbon Valve Spring Wire)
  • ASTM A 231 (Chrome Vanadium Wire-Commercial Quality)
  • ASTM A 232 (Chrome Vanadium Wire-Valve Spring Quality)
  • ASTM A 313 (303,316,17-7 PH Stainless Steel)
  • ASTM A 401 (Chrome Silicon Wire-Commercial Quality)
  • ASTM A 764 (Galvanized Hard Drawn MB Spring Wire Class I)
  • ASTM A 877 (Chrome Silicon Wire-Valve Spring Quality)
  • ASTM B 159 (Phosphor Bronze Spring Wire)
  • ASTM B 166 (Inconel 600 Spring Wire)
Packaging
  • Catch Weight Coil
  • Carriers
  • Spools
  • Reels
  • Cores
Coatings/Finishes:
  • Nickel Coated
  • Phosphate
  • Zinc
  • Galvanized
  • Soap coat
  • Grease Bright
Typical Applications/Industries
  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Residential
  • Electronics
  • Environmental
  • Marine
  • Medical
  • Telecommunications
  • Springs
  • Oil & Gas
  • Power Generation

STRIP & SLIT COIL

Size Range

  • Thickness:

Min     0.0020 in /  0.0508 mm
Max    0.062 in / 1.575 mm

  • Width:

Min  0.024 in / 0 .6096 mm
Max    24 in / 609.6 mm

Precision Slitting

Gibbs precision slits foil / light gauge strip as narrow as 0.024″ / 0.6096 mm to extremely close tolerances.

Contact Sales for more information.

 

Alloys

Stainless Steel Strip:
  • 201, 301, 301 high yield, 302, 304, 304L, 305, 316, 316L, 316Ti, 17-7 PH, 420
Carbon Steel Strip:
  • 1008, 1050, 1060, 1070, 1074, 1075, 1095
Specialty Metal Strip:
  • Inconel® 600, Inconel® 625, X750, 800H, Ti Grade 2, Hastelloy® B3, Incoloy® 825, Duplex 2205, Alloy 20
Red Metals Strip:
  • Phosphor Bronze, Beryllium Copper

Common Ordering Specifications

Please Contact Sales For Other Specifications – 

AMS-5529 (17-7 Stainless Steel) ASTM A 240 (305 Stainless Steel)
ASTM A 666 (301,301 High Yield, 302, 304, 316, 316L Stainless Steel)
ASTM A 684 (C1050 Annealed, C1074, C1095 Carbon Steel)
ASTM B 103 (Phosphor Bronze Strip)
ASTM B 194 ( Alloy 3,25,165, 190 Beryllium Copper)
ASTM B 534 ( Alloy 3 Beryllium Copper)

Packaging

Edges / Skiving Options:

Tempers

  • Annealed
  • 1/4 hard
  • 1/2 hard
  • 3/4 hard
  • Full Hard
  • Extra Full Hard or High Yield for Spring Applications
  • Custom ranges/intermediate tempers on tensile, yield, elongation

Typical Applications/Industries

  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Residential
  • Electronics
  • Environmental
  • Flexible Metal Hose
  • Filtration
  • Marine
  • Medical
  • Telecommunications
  • Springs
  • Oil & Gas
  • Power Generation

Coil Edge Capabilities 

  • 0.040″ (1.016mm) minimum edge width
  • 0.004″ (.1016mm) minimum coil thickness
  • Tolerances as tight as =/- 0.001″ (standard is 0.003″)
  • #1 Round Edge
  • #3 Slit Edge
  • #5 Square Edge
  • Special Shaped Edge Per Print

Benefits of Skived and Special Coil Edges:

  • Improved Spring Life Cycle
  • Improved Part Functionality
  • Safety Edge
  • Improved Look and Cosmetic Appearance
  • Toll Edging Available

Toll Slitting & Edging

Gibbs provides toll slitting services for your production quantities or small coil needs.  We’ll slit your coil to standard or extremely close tolerances, package it to your requirements, and ship it anywhere you need it to go.  We provide toll slitting & edging with a fast turnaround at competitive prices.

  • Fast Turnaround Time
  • Extensive Slitting Capabilities – Including Extremely Narrow Widths
  • Tight Tolerances & Controlled Camber
  • Apply Round or Shaped Edge
  • Multiple Coil & Spool Options
  • Package with your Paperwork & Blind Ship
  • ISO Certified Facility

Gibbs is an ISO 9001:2008 Processor and Distributor of Strip Coil and Wire Products in Stainless Steel, Carbon Steel, Nickel Alloys, and Red Metals

Technical Toolbox

Try our useful TECHNICAL DATA SHEETS & CONVERSION CALCULATOR for your Material Requirements

  • Stainless Steel
  • Carbon Steel
  • Alloy Steel
  • Custom