Reinforced Steel Industry in India Part-II

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Part-I of this blog explained the current reinforcement steel trend in India, the TMT steel reinforced bar, the different grades and which grades are preferred. It also explained the most important factor of TMT steel bar which is Ductility. How is it compromised for higher strength. In this blog, the shift towards value-added reinforced steel is explained

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Reinforced Steel Industry in India Part-I

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Reinforced steel bars or rebars has become the preferred standard for construction of building structures, bridges and many other commercial structures. The most popular among them is the Thermo Mechanically Treated ( TMT) reinforced bars. About 35% of the total steel production in the country was accounted by the reinforced steel industry. Usage of high strength TMT steel rebars has ensured rapid growth within the construction sector.

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Importance of Lugs and Ribs on TMT rods

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Closely looking at TMT bars one can see rings and lines, in this blog we will see what they and their uses. First things first, these rings and lines are called lugs and ribs, these are placed at regular intervals across the TMT bars of all grades. These lugs and ribs are there give a gripping effect in concrete structures, they give traction to concrete overlay on them. The angular placing on the surface gives the concrete a surface which it can cling on to.

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How to Buy TMT Steel Bars?

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TMT bars have changed how homeowners, engineers and contractors see the construction industry. Be it a homeowner or an engineer, choosing a TMT bar depends upon multiple metrics. It could be the weight it needs to support, type of soil where the structure is built and the type of structure itself.

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