Construction Dive Seattle's Rainier Square Tower Proving Ground for Reinforced Concrete Core Alternative Question: The project inspector is requiring us to wire-brush mill scale and rust off all our rebar.
Although the rebar has been at the site for a couple of weeks, we don't think the rust is that heavy or will interfere with the bond between the concrete and steel. The ATM standard specification for deformed steel reinforcement and the Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute (CSI) Manual of Standard Practice both give the same information: Reinforcing bars with rust, mill scale, or a combination of both should be considered as satisfactory, provided the minimum dimensions, weight, and height of deformation of a hand-wire-brushed test specimen are not less than the applicable ATM specification requirements.
Section 7.4.2 of ACI 318-95, “Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete,” has a similar statement indicating that reinforcement with rust shall be considered satisfactory, provided the minimum dimensions (including height of deformations) and weight of a hand-wire-brushed test specimen aren't less than applicable ATM specification requirements. Although the rebar has been at the site for a couple of weeks, we don't think the rust is that heavy or will interfere with the bond between the concrete and steel.
This inspection criteria recognizes studies that have shown mill scale and rust enhance the bond between concrete and steel. For document Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute (CSI) Manual of Standard Practice PDF download.
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Notes are intended to set explanatory material apart from the text itself, either for emphasis or for offering informative suggestions not properly part of the standard. Therefore I would suggest that the Subcommittee C09.61 on testing Concrete for Strength feels that a comment on hardness is appropriate but cuts short of mandatory language. There are six items of information would want to include on the record.1. Unique identification of the recorder.2. Unique identification of the reference thermometer.3. Name of the person who performed the standardization.4. Reference to the procedure used, for example, procedure used: C5115. Date the standardization was performed.6. Detailed results including temperature indicated by both thermometer, and indication of adjustment made and new temperature reading if necessary.
According to Section 126.96.36.199 of ATM C511-06 the laboratory is to verify the accuracy of the temperature recorder with that of the reference temperature-measuring device and adjust the temperature recorder if the difference is greater than 1º C. This process is considered Standardization, which is a simplified form of calibration. The process determines the correction to be applied to the result of a measuring device when compared to a reference standard.
The cover is the single most important factor in protecting reinforcing steel from corrosion. The cover is also necessary to assure that the steel bonds to the concrete well enough to develop its strength.
It is a general rule that reinforcements should be placed at the tension side at the bottom of the footing. In a square footing, rebars are placed uniformly in both directions.
ACI code requires that the rebars be placed not more than 18 inches apart. Reinforcement in the footing cannot be placed in the soil or hard ground as it is susceptible to corrosion.
For proper placing, rebar supports are used which comes in many sizes and of different materials such as steel wire, precast concrete, or plastic. Though the tie steel does not contribute to the strength of the reinforcement, it is used to secure and prevent the rebars from displacement during construction activities and concrete placement.
Care must be taken to keep the ends of tie wire are away from the surface of the concrete where they could rust. Be sure to keep the ends of the tie wires away from the surface of the concrete where they could rust.
RUST is caused by the reaction of air (O2) and moisture (H2O), and it is a common and natural phenomenon for most steel products. Corrosion occurs when steel reacts with chloride ions (Cl-), CO2 in presence of toxic environment.
Corrosion is uneven erosion/pitting of metal surface/ribs due to intense rusting and is harmful to the intended service performance of rebar.NEVER USE SEVERELY RUSTED OR PITTED REBARS. Never keep your rebar in direct contact with ground, and without any tarpaulin cover for longer period of exposure.
It is observed that the uncovered column rebars projected off above floor slab level is particularly loosely affected at the junction of slab top with the projected rebars. The reason for same is that during curing for 28 days (in general) or rainfall, the water accumulates at this junction.
Measures recommended for preventing Corrosion of embedded reinforcement in concrete The concrete should be properly compacted by tamping or vibration and adequately cured.
After the RCC structure is passed for quality and finish, it may be rendered with cement plaster of 1:2 or 1:3 proportion. Cement, sand, stone aggregates and water, should be tested for chloride and sulfate contents, as corrosion of the embedded reinforcement bar is likely to happen if the total water-soluble chloride and sulfate contents exceed the limits of 50 ppm and 500 ppm respectively in raw concrete mix.
Adequate nominal cover thickness should be provided to steel reinforcement satisfying durability requirements as per table 16 of BIS456-2000 (table 16A on fire resistance requirement also needs to be satisfied along with it). Existing RCC structures may be protected from reinforcement corrosion in aggressive atmospheres by applying protective surface coatings to the exposed surfaces of concrete.
Heavy rusting of reinforcement should be removed by wire brushing or application of commercially produced debuting and forfeiting jellies of approved quality. Since it may not be possible to restrict the chloride and sulfate content within the tolerable limits in marine atmospheres or in contact with seawater, the reinforcement bars should be coated with a protective coating of inhibited cement slurry (for guidance on application, please refer appendix-B of BIS9077).
It should be ensured that no oil or paint is applied as a protective coating to the reinforcement bar. 7, it is to be noted that protective coatings involve considerable cost involvement, stringent process control, and possibility of damage during handling or fabrication (cutting and bending) of rebar.
At this junction, to avoid such headache on coatings, Tata Tisconoffers you “CRS”: Corrosion resistance steel, which possess inbuilt corrosion resistance properties in rebar (due to inherent chemistry composition of the mother billets). It has been found that Corrosion resistance index (Cry) of Tuscon CRS is 1.30, i.e, Corrosion rate of Tuscon CRS is (1.3-1)/1.3 = about 23% lesser in comparison to ordinary Fe500D rebars.
Disclaimer: This document aims only at highlighting good construction practices and meaningful applications during/after construction, to overcome the challenge of rust / corrosion of reinforcement bar. In any case the desired result is not obtained on following the write-up, the author shall not be responsible.
It's important for the safety and performance of your car to inspect these properly. We recommend inspecting your brake rotors every 10,000 miles to make sure they are within specs.
Follow our visual guide on how to inspect your brake rotors in just 6 steps. Make sure your rotors are cool prior to inspecting.
Note: If you observe any one of these 6 symptoms, it's recommended that you replace your brake rotors. However, in certain cases small hairline cracks are normal if you race your car, such as track days and timed performance events.
Grooves If you have an open-spoke wheel design, you can run your finger vertically down the brake rotor friction surface. If you can feel and see noticeable grooves, then it's time for new brake rotors.
This lip is created as the brake pads normally don't contact all the rotor surface and therefore leaves an outer lip when the rotors are worn down. Heat spots will lead to brake harshness, vibration and reduced structural integrity.
Cement ite is compound that is very hard, overly abrasive and doesn't allow the rotors to cool properly. As a result, Cement ite heats up the local area around itself growing in size and reducing the cooling capacity of your brake rotors.
If this is caught early on, you can possibly remedy it by bedding in your brakes with a more abrasive pad, or resurfacing your rotors. Although some of it remains, such as on the hub and rotor vents, it doesn't hinder performance but it can be unsightly.
Corrosive rust on the other hand is the evil twin brother. This is the rust you see when you live in harsh conditions where road salt (electrolytes) is often used.
This rust often happens when you neglect your car and let it sit for extended periods of time without driving, allowing the rust to etch into your rotors. In fact, what happens in almost every case of a warped rotor is simply uneven pad deposits or heat spots.