This part of prEN 10277 specifies the general technical delivery conditions for bright steel bars in the drawn, turned or ground condition, in straight lengths and of the following steel types:
a) steels for general engineering purposes as specified in EN 10277-2;
b) free-cutting steels as specified in EN 10277-3;
c) case hardening steels as specified in prEN 10277-4;
d) steels for quenching and tempering as specified in EN 10277-5.
It does not cover cold rolled products and cut lengths produced from strip or sheet by cutting.
In special cases variations in these technical delivery requirements or additions to them may form the subject of an agreement at the time of enquiry and order (see Annex B).
In addition to the specifications of this European Standard, the general technical delivery requirements of EN 10021 are applicable, unless otherwise specified.