Company presents GalvaBar as continuously galvanized rebar with proven protection and high formability. It can be fabricated after the galvanizing process without cracking, peeling or flaking. The process coats the steel with minimal exposure time to the molten zinc before cooling. That allows all grades of reinforcement, normal- to high-strength, to be galvanized with no risk of embrittlement.Read More
GalvaBar is continuously galvanized rebar with specialized alloy that provides the well-known corrosion protection of zinc and the added benefit of exceptional formability. Cut in individual lengths, it can be bent or stretched after the galvanizing process is complete without cracking, peeling or flaking.Read More
In partnership with the International Zinc Association and 13 supporting operators, the American Galvanizers Association has overhauled the Galvanized Rebar website, www.galvanizedrebar.org, while releasing a companion market-focused brochure and launching a technical service center.Read More
Source: ASTM International, West Conshohocken, Pa.
ASTM A1094/A1094M, Specification for Continuous Hot-Dip Galvanized Steel Bars for Concrete Reinforcement, details corrosion protection for zinc- or zinc alloy-coated rebar. “Galvanizing is a proven and effective way to protect reinforcing bar from corrosion, as it provides both barrier and galvanic protection to the steel substrate, [and] increases the chloride threshold,” says GalvInfo Center Director Gary Dallin.Read More