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Hot-Dip Galvanized Reinforcing Steel (Rebar) in Concrete Applications

Galvanized reinforcing steel is effectively and economically used in concrete where unprotected reinforcement will not have adequate durability. The susceptibility of concrete structures to the intrusion of chlorides is the primary incentive for using galvanized steel reinforcement. Galvanized reinforcing steel...
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ASTM A767 - Galvanizing Steel Bars for Concrete Reinforcement - Rebar

ASTM A767, Standard Specification for Zinc-Coating (Galvanized) Steel Bars for Concrete Reinforcement first and foremost specifies the minimum mass (weight) of zinc coating on reinforcing steel bars by size. Number 12 and smaller bar must have a minimum of 3.0 oz./ft2 and Number 13 and larger bars must have a minimum of 3.5 oz/ft2. The specifica...
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