[TowerTalk] Welding Rebar
Roger (K8RI) on TT
K8RI-on-TowerTalk at tm.net
Sun Jan 5 00:59:03 EST 2014
On 1/4/2014 4:01 PM, Ed K0KL wrote:
> I can't stand it any longer ...
> Wire ties are fine to keep the rebar touching from bar to band (the
> smaller rod surrounding the
> verticals or horizontals as it were). It has been used for years on
> buildings, roadways, etc. Generally
> speaking the concrete holds the connection together, the connection
> and rod make the concrete
> strong ...
> The only place where I am aware of welding rebar is to butt splice,
> with a sleeve around the connection
> and cad weld the connection. Used on cooling towers.
Order towers with the rebar cage and they likely will come welded and
That's been the recent local experience.
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