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1.1 This specification covers material in mat (or sheet) form fabricated from hot-rolled deformed steel bars to be used for the reinforcement of concrete. The mats shall consist of two layers of bars that are assembled at right angles to each other. Mats may be assembled by clipping or welding at the intersections.
1.2 This specification is applicable for orders in either inch-pound units (as Specification A184) or SI units (as Specification A184M).
1.3 The values stated in either inch-pound units or SI units are to be regarded as standard. Within the text, the SI units are shown in brackets. The values stated in each system are not exact equivalents; therefore, each system must be used independently of the other. Combining values from the two systems may result in nonconformance with this specification.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
A615/A615M Specification for Deformed and Plain Carbon-Steel Bars for Concrete Reinforcement
A700 Practices for Packaging, Marking, and Loading Methods for Steel Products for Shipment
A706/A706M Specification for Low-Alloy Steel Deformed and Plain Bars for Concrete Reinforcement
U.S. Military StandardMIL-STD-129 Marking for Shipment and Storage Available from Standardization Documents Order Desk, Bldg. 4 Section D, 700 Robbins Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19111-5094, Attn: NPODS. Or visit: http://assist.daps.dla.mil/online.
U.S. Federal StandardFedStdNo.123 Marketing for Shipments (Civil Agencies)
ICS Number Code 77.140.15 (Steels for reinforcement of concrete)