Reinforcing bar is supplied in the standard 500 N/mm2 strength, the two other grades 200 and 650 can generally be supplied on request for larger quantities. Bar is stocked with dual certification to accommodate all these specifications in the popular sizes.
Highways and Structures
Recent moves towards life cycle costing have encouraged engineers to provide a structure which may be slightly more expensive at the outset, but over the design life a structures final cost will be significantly reduced.
The typical marginal cost for using stainless steel Reinforcing bars on a bridge designed in accordance with the recommendations of the highways agency document BA 84/02 is only 3%, This presents exceptional "Value Engineering" when compared to the cost of a road closure, the disruption of the public because of bridge repair or an injury due to falling masonry.