ASTM A Standard Specification for Axle-Steel Deformed And Plain Bars For Concrete Reinforcement. Be notified when this Standard is updated or. ASTM BAR SIZES, GRADES AND MARKING REQUIREMENTS No. •. Rail Steel. #3-# •. No. •. A #3-#5. •. No. A. Axle Steel. #6-# •. Yes. A. #3-# 5. Internet Archive BookReader. ASTM A Axle-Steel Deformed and Plain Bars for Concrete Reinforcement. The BookReader requires JavaScript to be enabled .

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Material with a carbon-equivalent of less than 0. These alternate types tend to be more expensive or may have lesser mechanical properties and are thus more often used in specialty construction where their physical characteristics fulfill a specific performance requirement that carbon steel does not provide.

More stringent criteria also requires the development of the specified ultimate strength of the rebar. These couplers are also used in precast concrete construction at the joints between members. The manufacture of reinforcing steel by re-rolling finished products e. Very large format rebar sizes are widely available and produced by specialty manufacturers.

Mechanical couplers are an effective means to reduce rebar congestion in highly reinforced areas for cast-in-place concrete construction.

The ” ” symbol in this system indicates the number signand thus ” 6″ is read as “number six”. BS in the United Kingdom. Archived from the original on McGraw-Hill Book Company, This section does not cite any sources. What are they and why are they important?

ASTM A is an example of a controlled property range material specification which has a minimum yield strength of 60 ksi MPamaximum yield strength of 78 ksi MPaminimum tensile strength of 80 ksi MPa and not less than 1. Too much concrete cover can cause bigger crack widths which also asym the local guard.

Retrieved 28 November zstm Rebar grades are customarily noted on engineering documents, even when there are no other grade wstm within the material specification, in order to eliminate confusion and avoid potential quality issues such as might occur if a material substitution is made. Stainless steel rebar with low magnetic permeability is available and is sometimes used to avoid magnetic interference issues.


Some material specifications cover multiple grades, and in such cases it 6a17 necessary to indicate both the material specification and grade. Reinforcement is usually tabulated in a “reinforcement schedule” on construction drawings.

Turner voiced strong objections to this system as it could cause catastrophic failure to concrete structures. Retrieved 24 August In certain cases, such as earthquake engineering and blast resistant design where post-yield behavior is expected, it is important to be able to predict and control properties such as the maximum yield strength and minimum ratio of tensile strength to yield strength.

Furthermore, Turner warned that Kahn’s system could result in a brittle failure as it did not have longitudinal reinforcement in the beams at the columns. The prime example of this is the collapse of the Cypress Street Viaduct in Oakland, California as a result of the Loma Prieta earthquakecausing 42 fatalities.

Satm help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources. There are other standards that apply to testing, welding and galvanising.

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He rejected the idea that Kahn’s reinforcing system in concrete wstm would act as a Warren Truss and also noted that asym system would not provide the adequate amount of shear stress reinforcement at the ends of the simply supported beams, the place where the shear stress is greatest. Articles with Russian-language external links Articles needing additional references from January All articles needing additional references All articles with unsourced statements Articles with atm statements from October Articles with unsourced statements from April Articles needing additional references from February Commons category link from Wikidata.

High strength steels for prestressed concrete may absolutely not be welded. Archived from the original PDF on Rebar’s surface is often deformed to promote a better bond with the concrete. Some special construction such as research and manufacturing facilities with very sensitive electronics may require the use of reinforcement that is non-conductive to electricity, and medical imaging equipment rooms may require non-magnetic properties to avoid interference.

Most commercially available rebar is z617 from unidirectional fibers set in a thermoset polymer resin, and is often referred to as FRP. Roman concrete Roman engineering Ancient Roman architecture.


Grade 60 MPa is the most widely used rebar grade in modern US construction. This is a detailing requirement for concrete ductility in seismic zones; If a single strand of stirrup with a hook at each end was required, this would typically be both specified and illustrated. These are most commonly asrm as plain round undeformed rod steel, but can be made with deformations.

It was, however, concluded that both failures were the consequences of poor quality labor. For other uses, see Rebar disambiguation. Retrieved February 28, Each set consists of two ties, which is usually illustrated. Why It Almost Mattered”. At the same time Ernest L. In Switzerland some sizes are different from European standard. Normally the concrete cover is able to provide a pH value higher than 12 avoiding the corrosion reaction. Views Read Edit View history.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. This phenomenon is known as oxide jacking. By default in New Zealand practice all stirrups are normally interpreted as being full, closed, loops. Some standard masonry units like blocks and bricks are made with voids to accommodate rebar, which is then secured in place with grout. Fundamentals of Building Construction: The following list provides examples of the notations used in the architectural, engineering, a6177 construction industry.

Atm early concrete construction bars 1 inch and larger were only available in square sections, and when large format deformed round bars became available around [16] the industry manufactured them asgm provide the cross-sectional area equivalent of standard square bar sizes that were formerly used. Modern rebar is composed of high-yield steel, with a yield strength more typically MPa Number 4 rebars spaced 12 inches on center center-to-center distance on both the top and bottom faces and in each way as well, i.

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