The corrosion problem is compounded by surface cracks in the concrete that provide a direct path for water and salt (chlorides) to reach the reinforcing steel. NEW SPECIFICATION Architects and structural engineers can be comfortable specifying ZBAR based on the marriage of proven technologies and research results from the Virginia Transportation Research Council (a division of Virginia DOT).2 This study compared several reinforcing bars using the industry-recognized southern exposure test.
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