InfraBuild Construction Solutions – Cutting, Bending, Galvanizing and Mechanical Splicing


Cutting, Bending, Galvanizing and Mechanical Splicing

Providing reinforcing steel to a site that is fit for purpose can be more complex than it appears. All reinforcing steels need to meet various Australian Standards in terms of their mechanical properties and the tolerances they are cut and bent to. InfraBuild Construction Solutions (formerly LIBERTY OneSteel Reinforcing) offers ACRS certification, which is your guarantee that what we supply to your project meets all relevant Australian Standards and is fit for purpose. This applies to galvanizing of any reinforcing materials as they are also subject to Australian Standards.

InfraBuild Construction Solutions has the industry’s largest range of mechanical splicing systems. Contact us to discuss which system is most appropriate for your next project.

Cutting, Bending and Galvanizing

All rebar (reinforcing bar) cut and bent by InfraBuild Construction Solutions is processed to the appropriate tolerances as per AS/NZS 4671:2001 Steel reinforcing materials and/or AS 3600:2009 Concrete structures. All reinforcing mesh and reinforcing wire supplied by InfraBuild Construction Solutions is manufactured to AS/NZS 4671:2001.

Tolerances tighter than that specified in AS 3600:2009 are possible and may incur additional charges. Contact us if you need to discuss this for any of your projects.

InfraBuild Construction Solutions also partners with some of Australia’s most reputable galvanizers to ensure we can provide a high-quality service that meets AS/NZS 4534:1998 zinc and zinc/aluminium alloy coating on steel wire.

Mechanical Splicing

InfraBuild Construction Solutions has the largest range of mechanical splicing products and services available. The systems we offer include:

Reidbar® – is a 'bar break' system such that the Reidbar® itself is designed to yield well before the Reidbar® connections. Reidbar® continuously threaded Grade 500N reinforcing bar is a revolutionary development in reinforcement placement and fixing that allows reinforcing to be cut at any point and screwed into one of the large variety of Reidbar® components.

Dextra Griptec® – is a full-performance (tension, compression, cyclic, fatigue) mechanical splice designed for the connection of concrete reinforcing bars in sizes Ø12 through to 40mm. Griptec® system is the most accomplished mechanical splice on the market – its patented extrusion process includes a systematic, non-destructive tensile test that performs a 100 per cent check on the bar end preparation.

BT System – is designed to exceed the tensile strength for reinforcing bars to AS 3600:2009 and AS 4671:2001. The BT System is one of the smallest and most cost-effective coupler systems when used on large-scale, high-coupler volume projects. The ends of the bars are enlarged and a parallel thread is cut onto the ends to suit the threaded coupler.

LENTON® System – is a unique self-aligning taper thread mechanical splice design that provides continuity, structural integrity, minimal 'slip' and excellent cyclic performance. Quick and easy to install, LENTON® System provides a full load transfer with full strength in tension, compression and stress reversal applications.

To discuss any of these steel reinforcement products and services further please contact your nearest branch.

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