Avocet Steel Strip Ltd


Avocet Steel Strip Limited was established in 1996. From the outset the philosophy was to keep it simple. Utilising our experience of many years in the steel and metals industry, our mission is to supply our customers with their essential strategic metal products. These are sourced directly from the world’s best and most cost effective manufacturers and delivered in the optimum quantities and on time.

For us, quality and fit for purpose are the paramount considerations. We keep our overheads low in order to pass on the price benefits from sourcing direct to our customers. Our maxim is to keep it simple and be right first time. Whether you require several container loads or a few kilos - let us be your ‘ solution in steel .

Carbon Steel Strip

We offer carbon steel strip manufactured to close tolerances on thickness and width and with precise mechanical characteristics. Manufactured to the customers particular requirements and designed to make the part. We are UK agents for Etilam France – part of Arcelor Mittal.

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Precision Stainless Steel and Special Metals

From 1st January 2012 we are agents for Ulbrich Stainless Steel and Special Metals of New Haven USA .

Ulbrich manufacture precision strip and wire for Aero - Space, automotive , medical, electronics ,food processing, power generation and precision engineering Applications.

Specification: Austenitic ,Ferritic ,Martensitic and precipitation hardening grades in stainless steel, Nickel alloys ,Monel ,Inconel Hastalloy Titanium ,Cobalt ,Zirconium and many other alloys.

Further Details:

  • Thickness range: Strip and foil - 0.001mm - 3mm in coil and strip and foil
  • Width range: 0.50 mm to 350 mm in coil or strip Wire
  • Flat wire thickness from 0.0076mm to 5.30mm. / width 0.05mm to 25.40mm
  • Round wire 0.02mm to 10.16mm
  • Square wire 0.76mm to 6.35mm
  • Shaped wire – any shape or profile is possible

Cold Rolled Precision Painted and Plated

Pre-coated steels offer great benefits in the manufacturing process. They shorten the process time from raw material to finished product and their pleasing aesthetic appearance enhances the final product to provide added value. We offer a range of metallic electro-plated steels and organically coated steels. All are manufactured to your particular specification.

High Carbon Precision Cold Rolled

Carbon steels are used in applications where tensile strength and hardness are required such as in the manufacture of springs. The high carbon grades are suitable for heat treatment and tempering. We are UK agents for Lamincer of Spain – part of KHT group.

  • Produced to: EN  10132-2 / 3 /4 and EN 10083-3
  • Thickness range: 0.45mm to 7.00mm
  • Width range: 5mm to 600mm

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Hardened and Tempered Carbon Steel

With many applications in blades tools and springs, we can offer hardened and tempered carbon and stainless steels of the highest quality and manufactured to meet the most demanding specifications.

Grades / analysis

Our raw material is carbon steel strip to BS EN 10132, in grades from C45 ( 0.42% - 0.50% C) to C100S (0.95% – 1.05% C). plus 51 Crv 4. All can be hardened according to individual specifications from HV 155 to HV 680.

Contact Us

Avocet Steel Strip Ltd

1 Knutsford Road
Alderley Edge
Cheshire SK9 7SD

Tel: 01625 590745
Fax: 01625 590772

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