Cover to reinforcement – getting it right: product performance requirements

Author: Chris Shaw

Date published

1 October 2021

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Cover to reinforcement – getting it right: product performance requirements

The Structural Engineer
Author

Chris Shaw

Date published

1 October 2021

Author

Chris Shaw

Price

Standard: £9
Members/Subscribers: Free

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On the 20th anniversary of its publication, Chris Shaw explains how BS 7973:2001 solves the problem of failure to achieve the specified concrete cover to steel reinforcement. Part 1 of this article discusses product performance requirements for spacers and chairs.

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Format:
PDF
Pages:
3
Publisher:
The Institution of Structural Engineers

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Concrete - reinforced Codes & Standards Best practice Professional Guidance Issue 10

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