Steel Weight Calculator

Steel Weight Calculation


Weight of steel in kg.

0.3697 kg.

Weight of steel in ton

0.0004 Ton

Steel Weight Calculation



=0.3697 kg.


=0.0004 Ton

What is steel weight calculation?

Steel is an alloy of iron and carbon. Steel is created by heating iron in the presence of oxygen. Iron is a soft, malleable metal. Adding 1.5 to 2 percent carbon creates steel, which is a stronger but less malleable metal. Stainless steel is steel with varying amounts of chromium added to prevent rust from forming. Cast iron is steel with a carbon content higher than 2 percent. It is not malleable but can be melted and cast in molds.

Steel weight calculation
Steel weight in kg


Steel weight in ton

=Steel Weight in kg1000
  • D= Diameter of bar in millimeter
  • L= Length of bar in meter
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Steel Weight
If The L is in meter:
Multiply the total length of bar with the following unit weight.
  • 10mm ø bar = 0.617 kg/m
  • 12mm ø bar = 0.888 kg/m
  • 16mm ø bar = 1.580 kg/m
  • 20mm ø bar = 2.469 kg/m
  • 25mm ø bar = 3.858 kg/m
If the L is in foot:
Multiply the total length of bar with the following unit weight.
  • 10mm ø bar = 0.188 kg/ft
  • 12mm ø bar = 0.270 kg/ft
  • 16mm ø bar = 0.480 kg/ft
  • 20mm ø bar = 0.750 kg/ft
  • 25mm ø bar = 1.172 kg/ft

Characteristics of steel

High tensile strength: The high tensile strength offered by steel products and especially steel reinforcement makes it ideal to strengthen concrete structures. A steel reinforce concrete structure will offer a material that is higher in tensile strength, which will not easily break under high tension as experienced in large structures.

High compressive strength: Steel, just like concrete, is resistant to high compression forces present in larger building an structures. Together, steel and concrete make for the perfect material to ensure lasting structures such as building, bridges and more.

Difficult to mould and shape: Steel is not as easy to mould and shape like fresh concrete, but can be moulded and shaped under extremely high temperatures. This makes it more complicated to shape and bend, but still possible. Steeledale Vaal is able to cut and bend steel reinforcement (rebar and mesh) onsite, partially onsite, or completely in our own yard.

Relatively expensive: Although steel is relatively expensive, it is 100% recyclable , and there will be no material wastage.

Importance of steel weight calculation

Steel reinforcement is a remarkable innovation of the 19th century, and has been widely used across the world to reinforce concrete structures in the construction industry. The many benefits this method of reinforcement offers, has made it an essential part of the construction of large concrete structures today. The steel bars add strength to the concrete structure, and allow for more specialised designs, such as cantilevered structures (long structures anchored at only one end). It also enables the use of thinner, less supported concrete slabs, and promotes quicker construction times to name only a few benefits.