Emirates Steel is recognized as one of the leading wire rod producers in the GCC. Wire rod is used in the construction sector and for a host of other product applications such as fencing materials, nails, pins and many engineering applications. The Company's carbon steel wire rod, which is produced by a high-speed (110m/sec) wire rod mill, corresponds to HS trade code 7213 and all sub-headings. These standards are described for wire rods equivalent to SAE/AISI.

Annual production capacity of wire rod is 550,000 metric tons per annum. Other characteristics include:

Product range: 5.5mm to 16mm

Tolerance: ± 0.30mm on diameter (typical for 5.5 mm)

Type of cooling: both retarded and accelerated using 107 m long Stelmor roller conveyor

Coils weight: Approximately 2,100 Kg

Coil dimensions: ID 850mm and OD 1225mm