stainless steel bar is a versatile metal that can be used for many applications. The chromium content in the metal helps it resist corrosion and has great durability. This is why the metal is so popular in manufacturing and machining industries. Stainless steel is also known for being aesthetically pleasing and does not show fingerprints or water spots as easily as other metals.
In order for rebar to have a good bond with concrete, it must be free of contaminants, oxidation, and rust. In addition, the surface of the bar must be clean and have a bright finish. If the bar is going to be welded, it must be thoroughly cleaned before welding with a pickling paste marketed for this purpose. Welding should not be performed without the Engineer’s approval, and the welder must be state certified.
The center pull-out test is an accelerated version of the beam test, and the method provides results that are more readily available than those obtained from the beam test. However, the center pull-out test is less accurate than the beam test. The test also uses a smaller specimen and requires different preparation of the bars. In order to determine the effect of these differences on the results, a regression analysis is used.
Wholesale distributor of polished 304 and 316 grade stainless steel bar in flat, round, hex, and square shapes with various standard lengths. Also offered in custom sizes and anodized or powder coated finishes. Capabilities include saw cutting, heat treating, centerless grinding, trepanning, lathe turning and zinc plating. Serves aerospace, automotive, military, marine, shipbuilding, oil/gas, construction and industrial applications. Same day shipment and JIT services available.