HSS rebar approved for use in bridges
May 07, 2013 | 09:18 AM
| Samuel Frizell
NEW YORK High-strength steel (HSS) rebar can now be incorporated into bridge designs thanks to revised regulations, according to specialty concrete reinforcing steel producer MMFX Steel Corp. of America.
The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) has updated its specifications to allow bridges to use HSS. Prior to the revisions, engineers could only use reinforcing steel with a yield of up to 75 kilopounds per square inch (ksi), but bridge builders....
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