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This thread has been covered previously. 
Tests done back "when Adam was a cowboy", identify that bending more than two times can result in a significant loss of bar strength.

Thor A Tandy P.Eng
Victoria BC
e-mail: vicpeng(--nospam--at)
----- Original Message -----
From: Jeff Smith
Sent: Tuesday, October 09, 2001 3:47 PM
Subject: field bending reinforcing

What are the reasons for not allowing field bending of embedded reinforcing
per section 1907.3.2.?

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