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U160 Steel Profile: Price, Specifications, Weight

In the construction industry, selecting high-quality materials is a decisive factor for the sustainability and safety of every project. U-shaped steel plays a crucial role in providing sturdy and efficient infrastructure. Among the prominent types of U-shaped steel, U160 steel stands out with its superior characteristics, making it the top choice for numerous construction projects, both large and small.

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U160 steel is a widely used steel profile on the market

In this article, let’s explore in detail the distinctive properties, wide-ranging applications, and benefits that U160 steel profiles bring to the construction industry, together with Stavian Metal.

What is U160 steel? Characteristics of U160 steel

U160 steel, also known as U160 steel profile, is a product manufactured from steel, consisting of a straight back (web) and two extended portions (flanges). This combination creates a shape resembling the letter U, with a web length of 160mm, hence the name U160 steel profile.

Produced from steel as the primary material, this product typically has a characteristic black color. In the case of galvanized U160 steel, the outer surface will appear white. The production process of U160 steel profiles is carried out following strict procedures to ensure high accuracy and good resistance to deformation under external forces.

With its sturdy structure, high durability, and impressive lifespan, U160 steel profiles are considered an ideal choice for many applications in the construction industry. The diversity in usage purposes along with the product’s flexibility make it a quality and reliable material in modern construction projects.

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With a web length of 160mm, U-shaped steel products are also known as U160-shaped steel

Applications of U160 steel

U160 steel boasts outstanding advantages over other steel types, such as its ability to withstand vibrations or strong impacts in buildings. Additionally, this steel can endure continuous climate changes.

Therefore, U160 steel profiles are widely chosen as materials for use in various construction projects, especially those requiring durability and well-structured U-shaped steel. Some typical applications of U160 steel in practice that customers can refer to include prefabricated steel houses, crane girders, workshops, applications in building hospitals, schools, etc.

Specifications and chemical properties of U160 steel

Each type of U-shaped steel product carries its own characteristics and technical specifications, depending on the specific dimensions. Below are detailed information about U160 steel profiles for customers’ reference:

General specifications of U160 steel profiles

No. Specification Detail
1 Steel grade designation Q235B, A36, CT3, SS400,…
2 Thickness Ranges from 5.5mm to 7.2mm
3 Web length 160mm
4 Length 6 – 12m
5 Production standards G3101JIS, ASTM A36, SS400, S235JR, S235, S355, S235JO, CT3, 

The above information provides customers with an overview of the technical specifications of U160 steel profiles, helping them select products suitable for the specific needs of different construction projects.

Detailed specifications table for U160 steel profiles

Product name Specifications Length (m) Weight kg/m Weight Kg/piece
Steel U160 U160x 62x 4.5× 7.2 6 75
U160x 64x 5.5× 7.5 6 84
U160x 62x 6x 7 12 14.0 168
U160x 56x 5.2 12 12.5 150
U160x 58x 5.5 12 13.8 82.8

Chemical Properties of U160 Steel

Standard Chemical Composition




Mn max P










% % % % % % % %
A36 0.27 0.15-0.40 1.20 40 50 0.20
SS400 50 50
Q235B 0.22 0.35 1.40 45 45 0.30 0.30 0.30
S235JR 0.22 0.55 1.60 50 50
GR.A 0.21 0.50 2.5XC 35 35
GR.B 0.21 0.35 0.80 35 35
SM490A 0.20-0.22 0.55 1.65 35 35
SM490B 0.18-0.20 0.55 1.65 35 35

How many common types of U160 steel are there? Which type of U steel should be used for construction?

U160 steel profiles are mainly classified based on their origin and source, with two main types: domestic U160 steel and imported U160 steel.

Domestic U160 Steel:

  • Produced domestically with compliance to national standards, ensuring all necessary properties for construction steel.
  • Often cheaper in price, making it a preferred choice for contractors aiming to save costs.

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Domestic U160 steel is produced in Vietnam

Imported U160 Steel

  • Manufactured under strict processes, adhering to European standards or other international standards, ensuring high quality.
  • Evaluated to have high load-bearing capacity and stability, but often comes at a higher price compared to domestic steel.

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Imported U160 steel profiles are produced in countries such as China, the USA, Japan, etc.

The choice between domestic and imported U160 steel depends on the usage purpose and specific requirements of the construction project. Domestic U160 steel is often an economical choice, while imported U160 steel provides high quality and reliability. Customers can customize their decision based on preferences regarding price, quality, and technical specifications.

Current Prices of U160 Steel

The price of U160 steel profiles typically depends on the thickness of the product, and there is usually a difference between various types. Here is the latest information on the prices of U160 steel, based on common thicknesses of 5.2mm and 5.5mm:

  • U160x56x5x5.2mm steel is priced at approximately: 1,253,000 VND/piece 6m
  • U160x56x5.5mm steel is priced at approximately: 1,402,000 VND/piece 6m

Please note that these prices do not include VAT and transportation costs, and there may be minor fluctuations depending on the specific market conditions at each time. For accurate and up-to-date information, it is necessary to directly contact suppliers such as Stavian Metal.

In addition to U160 steel profiles, Stavian Metal offers a variety of steel products such as I-beams, other types of U-shaped steel, and H-beams at reasonable prices, catering to all customer needs in the construction and industrial sectors.

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Why Buy U160 Steel from Stavian Metal

Nếu bạn đang tìm kiếm một địa chỉ tin cậy để mua thép hình U160 với chất lượng cao và giá cả hợp lý, Stavian Metal là lựa chọn không thể bỏ qua. Stavian Metal là một đơn vị phân phối hàng đầu trong ngành thép xây dựng, được đánh giá cao về chất lượng sản phẩm. Hầu hết các sản phẩm thép tại Stavian Metal đều được nhập khẩu từ các nhà máy sản xuất uy tín, đảm bảo nguồn gốc và xuất xứ rõ ràng.

Ngoài chất lượng sản phẩm, giá cả của thép U160 tại Stavian Metal cũng rất cạnh tranh. Đối với khách hàng mua với số lượng lớn, Stavian Metal có nhiều chính sách giảm giá, chiết khấu cao và thậm chí miễn phí vận chuyển đến tận công trình.

Stavian Metal không chỉ chú trọng vào sản phẩm thép hình U160 mà còn cung cấp đa dạng các sản phẩm khác như thép hộp, thép hình I, H đáp ứng mọi yêu cầu của khách hàng. Đặc biệt, nếu quý khách hàng cần mua số lượng lớn, Stavian Metal cam kết vận chuyển nhanh chóng để đảm bảo tiến độ của công trình.

Hy vọng rằng với những thông tin trên đây, quý khách hàng đã có cái nhìn tổng quan về sự đáng tin cậy và chất lượng của sản phẩm thép U160 từ Stavian Metal. Nếu có thêm thắc mắc hoặc cần tư vấn, xin vui lòng liên hệ hotline 02471 001 868 / 0975 271 499 để được hỗ trợ.

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