On one of my project's structural member, the Site Engineer In charge cut the rebar with gas torch cutter.
The Quality manager immediately ordered the work to be stopped and issued NCR.
What is the reason that rebars need to be cut with a rebar cutting machine and not gas torch cutter ?
Types of test done on reinforcement steel bars
Following tests are done on reinforcement steel bars from third party laboratory as per the frequency set for testing.
0.2 % Proof load
0.2% Proof Stress
Site Engineer should check this in Reinforcement Steel work
Engineers who are working at construction project and actually look after the construction activities going at project, should check the following points during Reinforcement steel works.
Before starting reinforcement work formwork...
Quality of Reinforcement Steel Bars used for Construction of RCC Structure.
When a lot of steel received at site, First check the Manufacturer test certificate for its actual properties.
With each lot of steel, manufacturer should send a test certificate of same lot for test done at their...