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- From: smthengr(--nospam--at)sirius.com (Jeff Smith)
- Date: Fri, 8 Nov 1996 20:36:29 -0800
I have encountered the same thing. I usually specify grade 40 for #5 and smaller and grade 60 for #6 and larger. Lately, I have noticed that all the # 5 bar I have observed is grade 60 and some of the #4. I have considered specifying grade 60 throughout. Jeff Smith > During a structural observation today the concrete contractor told me >the differece in cost between 40 and 60ksi rebar is $5.00 per ton ( 1400 feet >of number 4 bar ). > Is this correct? If so, why even bother with 40 ksi rebar as is common >with number 3 and 4 rebar ? The contractor said lately local suppliers had >60ksi readily available in the smaller sizes. The application today was a >non-structural slab on grade with number 3 rebar at 18" O.C.. > I would value your thoughts. > >Tom Harris, SE >Thousand Oaks, CA > >... ...
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