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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Some standard masonry units like blocks and bricks are made with voids to accommodate rebar, which is then secured in place with grout.

ASTM A Axle-Steel Deformed and Plain Bars for Concrete Reinforcement

However, for small or custom work a tool known as a Hickey, or hand rebar bender, is sufficient. This phenomenon is known as oxide jacking. At the same time Ernest L. This page was last edited on 26 Novemberat If this were not so, it would cause problems through additional longitudinal and perpendicular stresses at temperatures different from the temperature of the setting.

This section does not cite any sources. To compensate for this imbalance in concrete’s behavior, rebar is cast into it to carry the tensile loads. He invented twisted iron rebar, which he initially thought of while designing self-supporting sidewalks for the Masonic Hall a6617 Stockton, California.

Rebars are quenched with water at a high level pressure so that the outer surface is hardened while the inner core remains soft. By using asym site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

There are other standards that apply to testing, welding and galvanising. Bars are typically abbreviated to simply ‘N’ hot-rolled deformed bar’R’ hot-rolled round bar’RW’ cold-drawn ribbed wire or ‘W’ cold-drawn round wireas the yield strength and ductility class can be implied from the shape. The sstm reinforcing bars may also be coated in an epoxy resin designed to resist the effects of corrosion mostly in saltwater environments, but w617 land based constructions.


Rebar is available in grades and specifications that vary in yield strengthultimate tensile strengthchemical compositionand percentage of elongation. Retrieved November 30, These are most commonly manufactured as plain round undeformed rod steel, but can be made with deformations.

His twisted rebar was, however, not initially appreciated and even ridiculed at the Technical Society of California, where a17 stated that the twisting would weaken the iron.

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

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In Switzerland some sizes are different from European standard. These are not considered standard metric sizes, and thus is ast referred to as a soft conversion or the “soft metric” size. The most common type of rebar is carbon steel, typically consisting of hot-rolled round bars with deformation patterns. Masonry structures and the astk holding them together have similar properties to concrete and also have a limited ability to carry tensile loads. The cast iron [ citation needed ] used for the rebar was of high quality, and there is no corrosion on the bars to this day.

Rebars are available in the following grades as per IS: In 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 to provide the cross-sectional area equivalent of standard square bar sizes that were formerly used. Rebar’s surface is often deformed to promote a better bond with the concrete.

FRP rebar, notably glass fibre types have low electrical conductivity and are non-magnetic which is commonly used for such needs. To prevent injury, the protruding ends of steel rebar are often bent over or covered with asgm steel-reinforced plastic “plate” caps.

Fundamentals of Building Construction: Joseph Monier of France a671 one of the most notable figures for the invention and popularization of reinforced concrete. Normally the concrete cover is able to provide a pH value higher than 12 avoiding the corrosion reaction. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

Rebar cages are fabricated asrm on or off the project site commonly with the help of hydraulic benders and shears. In China and many other countries, after the demolition of a concrete structure, workers are called in to remove the rebar.


Also known as “mechanical couplers” or “mechanical splices”, mechanical connections are used to connect reinforcing bars together. He rejected the idea that Kahn’s reinforcing system in concrete beams would act as a Warren Truss and also noted that this 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.

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The rebars are placed by steel fixers “rodbusters” or concrete reinforcing iron workers, with bar supports and concrete or plastic rebar spacers separating the rebar from the concrete formwork to establish concrete cover and ensure that proper embedment is aatm. What are they and why are they important? Roman concrete Roman engineering Ancient Roman architecture.

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In countries that use the metric system, the grade w617 is typically the yield strength in megapascals MPa, for example grade similar to US grade 60, however metric grade is actually the exact substitution for the US grade.

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For tying epoxy coated or galvanised rebars, epoxy coated or galvanized wire is normally used, respectively. Building materials Concrete Foundations buildings and structures Reinforced concrete Russian inventions Steels.

For other uses, see Rebar disambiguation. Axtm grades astj customarily noted on engineering documents, even when there are no other grade options within the material specification, in order to eliminate confusion and avoid potential quality issues such as might occur if a material substitution is made.