Taking advantage of its experience of certifying couplers under its Agrément Certification scheme, the British Board of Agrément has now enhanced its UKAS Accredited Rebar Scheme.
The combination of concrete and steel rebar provides the optimum product to reduce the risk of fractures, movement and forces that might cause damage to a structure. Using product which has been certified by an independent third party, such as the BBA, during production and fabrication, helps ensure product consistency and compliance to relevant standards.
Couplers are widely used within Construction and Infrastructure projects to connect two rebars together in reinforced concrete structures. They offer many benefits, being easy to install and inspect and helping maintain the quality of the concrete. Adding couplers to its Reinforcing Steel Scheme.