Producers will find a new brochure outlining the ASTM specifications for coating, fabricating, and field handling of epoxy-coated rebar useful.

Highlights of Standard Epoxy Coating Specifications for Coating, Fabrication and Field Handling of Epoxy-Coated Reinforcing Steel Bars includes information about materials used, certifications, material treatment, application, and the necessary steps to properly repair and store epoxy-coated rebar.

Guidelines for Fabrication Practices is an overview of the ASTM Specification for Fabrication and Jobsite Handling. It contains information about all the manufacturing steps, from fabrication and handling through final repair. Guidelines for Field Handling outlines procedures in various ASTM specifications.

The publication is an overview to ASTM specifications by the Epoxy Interest Group of the Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute (CRSI). More detailed information is available in the “CRSI Epoxy Coating Plant Certification Manual” and the complete ASTM Specifications.

For a free copy, e-mail