Carbon steel is a commonly used metal for general manufacturing, industrial, and construction applications with limited exposure to corrosive elements. Carbon steel angle stock is shaped into a 90° angle for support frames, braces, and corners. Carbon steel ball stock can serve as ball bearings in casters, slides, and conveyers. Carbon steel grating provides walkways and flooring with openings that allow light and air to pass through. Carbon steel hex stock and rod stock are used to fabricate shafts, bushings, and bolts. Carbon steel sheet stock, plates, bars, and coils accept brazing, welding, and machining for fabricating fasteners and other metal parts. Carbon steel square tube stock is typically used in structural applications. Carbon steel tread offers traction on truck beds, catwalks, and other surfaces. Music wire withstands tension for use as springs, jewelry, and piano and guitar strings.