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Guide to reinforcing steels

UK CARES are publishing a series of information sheets on various aspects of reinforcement production and use. The titles published to date are:

1. The product certification scheme for steel reinforcement of concrete

2. Manufacturing process routes for reinforcing steels

3. Properties of reinforcing steels

4. Fabrication of reinforcement

5. Welded fabric 

6. Welding of reinforcing steels

7. Stainless reinforcing steels

8. Ancillary products for reinforced concrete construction

9. Information technology in the reinforcement supply chain.

10. Standards, Codes and Regulations

11. Sustainable Reinforcing Steel Scheme

Copies of The CARES Guide to Reinforcing Steels are available from UK CARES (

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