This specification covers deformed and plain steel reinforcing bars with protective epoxy coating applied by the electrostatic spray method. The surface of the steel reinforcing bars to be coated shall be cleaned by abrasive blast cleaning to near-white metal. The number and frequency of tests for coating thickness, continuity, flexibility and adhesion are specified. If the specimen for coating thickness or flexibility fails to meet the specified requirements, two retests on random samples shall be conducted for each failed test.
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1.1 This specification covers deformed and plain steel reinforcing bars with protective epoxy coating applied by the electrostatic spray method.
Note 1—The coating applicator is identified throughout this specification as the manufacturer.
1.2 Other organic coatings may be used provided they meet the requirements of this specification.
1.3 Requirements for coatings are contained in Annex A1.
1.4 Requirements for patching material are contained in Annex A2.
1.5 Guidelines for construction practices at the job-site are presented in Appendix X1.
1.6 This specification is applicable for orders in either SI units (as Specification A 775M) or inch-pound units [as Specification A 775].
1.7 The values stated in either SI units or inch-pound units are to be regarded separately as standard. The values stated in each system may not be exact equivalents; therefore, each system shall be used independently of the other. Combining values from the two systems may result in non-conformance with the standard.
1.8This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
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
A706/A706M Specification for Low-Alloy Steel Deformed and Plain Bars for Concrete Reinforcement
A944 Test Method for Comparing Bond Strength of Steel Reinforcing Bars to Concrete Using Beam-End Specimens
A996/A996M Specification for Rail-Steel and Axle-Steel Deformed Bars for Concrete Reinforcement
B117 Practice for Operating Salt Spray (Fog) Apparatus
D374 Test Methods for Thickness of Solid Electrical Insulation
D2967 Test Method for Corner Coverage of Powder Coatings
D4060 Test Method for Abrasion Resistance of Organic Coatings by the Taber Abraser
G8 Test Methods for Cathodic Disbonding of Pipeline Coatings
G14 Test Method for Impact Resistance of Pipeline Coatings (Falling Weight Test)
G20 Test Method for Chemical Resistance of Pipeline Coatings
G62 Test Methods for Holiday Detection in Pipeline Coatings
NACE International Standard
RP-287-87 Field Measurement of Surface Profile of Abrasive Blast-Cleaned Steel Surface Using a Replica Tape
Society for Protective Coatings Specifications
SSPC-PA 2 Measurement of Dry Coating Thickness with Magnetic Gages
American Concrete Institute Standard
coating requirements; concrete reinforcement; corrosion resistance; epoxy coating; steel bars;
ICS Number Code 77.140.15 (Steels for reinforcement of concrete)
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