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Re: Embeded reinforcing steel in soil?

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There are some soil reinforcement methods that embed reinforcing bar directly in the soil.  I think they typically use a corrosion allowance and upsize the bar appropriately.  Rate of corrosion depends on soil properties, (pH, moisture, temperature...).  I don't have any specific design information, but a geotech might be able to help you.
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Sent: Friday, October 12, 2001 11:35 AM
Subject: Embeded reinforcing steel in soil?

If I use reinforcing steel and embeded in soil, does anyone know what happen to this reinforcing rebar?  Will it rush away?  or I shall use  paint in this case?

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