Aluminium Square Bar

1st Choice Metals should be your first destination when it comes to buying aluminium online. We are a UK based stockist of Aluminium Square Bars, supplying both industry and the private individuals alike.  Our Aluminium Square Bars are available in a range of sizes, cut to the exact length required and quickly delivered to your door. Free delivery is available on orders over £75+vat!


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Free Cutting Service

1 x Free Cut - per line item purchased - receive the item at the exact length required for the job

Folding Service

We are able to offer our Aluminium Sheets & Chequer Plates and Stainless Steel Sheets folded to the customers specifications

Aluminium Square Bar is an extruded product – this gives a good surface finish and nice square edges to the material. All of our Aluminium Square Bars are supplied in Grade 6082T6 – this is an excellent general engineering grade of aluminium. 6082T6 Aluminium Bars are great for turning, milling, CNC machining, drilling and tapping. Square Aluminium Bars have excellent weldability – should you require your Aluminium Bars or other aluminium sections welding together, then please contact us with your requirements, and we will get back to you with a quotation to fabricate the items(s) that you require.

We can supply you with Aluminium Square Bars cut as short 10mm long, right through to 3 metres long and any length inbetween. All you need to do is add the required size of Bar to your basket and then follow the instructions on screen to take advantage of our free cut to length service. Orders placed before 1pm on a weekday are usually despatched sameday, and next day delivery is usually available on all of our products, making us the 1st Choice if you are in a hurry for your metal.

We stock the following sizes of extruded Aluminium Square Bar in grade 6082T6 (H30TF):

  • 3/8″ (9.53mm)                        2″ (50.8mm)
  • 1/2″ (12.7mm)                         2.1/2″ (63.5mm)
  • 5/8″ (15.88mm)                      2.3/4″ (69.85mm)
  • 3/4″ (19.05mm)                      3″ (76.2mm)
  • 1″ (25.4mm)                             3.1/2″ (88.9mm)
  • 1.1/4″ (31.75mm)                    4″ (101.6mm)
  • 1.1/2″ (38.1mm)                      4.1/2″ (114.3mm)
  • 1.3/4″ (44.45mm)                   5″ (127mm)

Aluminium Square Bars are most commonly used as a raw material for manufacturing components that are supplied to to the Automotive, Rail and machine tool industries. Also, because of its good strength, light weight and anti corrosive properties, Aluminium Square Bar is also often used in construction.

More Information on Aluminium Square Bar

Aluminium square bars are a versatile choice that are used across a wide range of different applications. They are adaptable, and more cost-effective when compared to other materials.

As well as being flexible and easy to work, they also provide considerable strength and durability. This combination of factors has made aluminium alloys one of the most used metals on the planet. 

Aluminium square bars are lightweight materials, making them easy to handle, transport and machine. They have a naturally forming protective oxide coating on their surface making them highly resistant to most forms of corrosion. Aluminium can be further treated through anodizing, painting or lacquering to further increase its resistance. Aluminium has high thermal and electrical conductivity.

Due to its light weight and ability to be shaped so effectively, aluminium square bars are known to have good machinability and therefore, are often used to manufacture machine components and other general fabrications. Once they have been used, aluminium bars can be indefinitely recycled after dismantling without losing any of their basic properties or quality.

What are the uses of aluminium square bars?

Aluminium square bars are solid metal products with a square cross-section. They are available in a range of different sizes to suit different purposes. Aluminium square bars are used across a broad spectrum of industries, particularly in general assembly or manufacturing. They are also used for general repairs of plant equipment.

Due to their properties and characteristics, aluminium square bars are frequently used as a building material. They are often used within historic buildings and renovation projects. The hygienic properties of aluminium also make it a popular choice for food and pharmaceutical products.

The versatility and flexibility of aluminium make square bars a common choice for decorative work. This might include ornamental work, gates and barriers.