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Re: A706 & A615 Reinfocement

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Thomas,

A706 is also required by Chapter 21 of ACI 318...or you must at least
provide A615 bars that meet similar requirements for yield/ultimate
ratio...if my memory serves me correctly.

HTH,

Scott
Ypsilanti, MI


On Wed, 12 Nov 2003 THunt(--nospam--at)absconsulting.com wrote:

> I have not checked pricing recently but the cost use to depend on your
> project location.  On the West Coast where A706 is required by the CBC/UBC
> for seismic and welding applications the price is probably the same or
> cheaper due to availability.  In low seismic areas I would expect you
> would pay a premium for A706 rebar.  The best thing is to just call a
> rebar shop.
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> I was told that more and more Engineer specified A706 (instead of A615)
> reinforcement for general concrete construction (footing, walls, columns,
> beams, slabs...) because the prices are about the same. Is this true?
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