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Type of steel bar used in reinforced concrete:

TOR Steel- Grade of high adherence steel

TMT Bar- Corrosion Resistant steel reinforcing bar.

Testing of TOR Steel in Laboratory:

  • Elongation
  • Chemical Analysis
  • Ultimate Tensile Strength
  • 0.2% Proof stress / Yield Stress... (More)

How to Mix Design Self Compacting Concrete?

How to design mix M30 self compacting concrete? Which standard code is used for the same?

Wilma Caldwell
Architectural technologist

Hi Jayden,

The quality check of the reinforcement bars brought to the site can be performed by following inspection and tests:

  1. Compare the manufacturer test certificate. This gives the actual properties. The manufacturer test certificate is issued for a particular... (More)