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>From: "Randy Russ" <rruss(--nospam--at)eatel.net>
>To: "Structural Chat" <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
>Subject: Rusty Rebar
>Date: Sun, 18 Oct 1998 21:01:27 -0500
>Reply-To:seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
>
>I have a project that has been resurrected after 4 years. 4 years ago,
>45,000 lbs of reinforcing steel were detailed and delivered. I did the
>original design and checked the shop drawings. 
>
>The job was shut down and is now going out for bid again. I have 
examined
>the rebar. It was stored outdoors and off the ground. It has mill scale 
on
>it but I can see no obvious degradation.
>
>
>Randy Russ
>rruss(--nospam--at)eatel.net
>
>

Mill scale is OK. It actually provides better bond. The corrosion cell 
has not started yet and will not start because of the mill scale.

Jose Diez PE




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