Wires made from steel that is drawn and manufactured to a required or specific diameter without any further tempering or extra processing. This material is sturdy and very versatile. It is used in low-stress applications and is malleable , as it can be bent to whatever form, size or strength if necessary. It is one of the most inexpensive steel wires available and hence, is most commonly used in the manufacturing industry as it is much easier and not costly to produce items made from HDW in large quantities. Some of the most common uses for Hard Drawn Wire are shopping carts, car parts, sewing needles, safety pins, springs and fishing hooks.