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ASTM STANDARD INCH-POUND

REINFORCING BARS
NOMINAL DIMENSIONS
BAR SIZE
DESIGNATION

#3
#4
#5
#6
#7
#8
#9
#10
#11
#14
#18

AREA
(in.2)

0.11
0.20
0.31
0.44
0.60
0.79
1.00
1.27
1.56
2.25
4.00

WEIGHT
(I bItt)

DIAMETER
(in.)

0.376
0.668
1.043
1.502
2.044
2.670
3.400
4.303
5.313
7. '6 5
13.60

0.375
0.500
0.625
0.750
0.875
1.000
1.128
1.270
1.410
1.693
2.257

The current A615 specification covers bar sizes #14 and #18 in Grade 60 , and bar sizes #11, #14
and #18 in Grade 75. The current A706 specification also covers bar sizes #14 and #18. Bar sizes
#9 through #18 are not included in the A996 specification.

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MATERIAL SPECIFICATION S FOR REI NFORC ING BARS

MainRibS ~

Main Ribs

Letter or Symbol
for Producing Mill

Letter or Symbol

for Producing Mill

Bar Size #11

Bar Size #36

Type Steel*

Type Steel*

S for Billet-Steel (A615)

S for Billet-Steel (A615M)

.I. for Rail-Steel (A996)

.I. for Rail-Steel (A996M)

R for Rail-Steel

(A996)

R for Rail-Steel (A996M)

sA. for Axle-Steel (A996)

sA. for Axle-Steel (A996M)

W for Low-Alloy Steet (A706)

W for Low-Alloy Steel (A706M)

Grade Mark

Grade Mark

Grade Line (One line only)

Grade Line (On e line only)

'Bars marked with an S and W meet both A615 and A706

GRADE 60

~ MainRibS

'Bars marked with an S and W meet both A615 and A706

GRADE 420

~ MainRibS

Letter or Symbol
for Producing Mill

Letter or Symbol
for Producing Mill

Bar Size #14

Bar Size #43

Type Steel

Type Steel

S for Billet-Steel (A615)

Grade Mark

S for Billet-Steel (A615M)

Grade Mark

Grade Line (Two lines only)

Grade Lin e (Two lines only)

GRADE 75

GRADE 520

~ Ma in Rib

~ Main Rib

Letter or Symbol
for Producing Mill

Letter or Symbol

for Producing Mill

Bar Size #6

Bar Size #19

Type Steel

Type Steel

S for Billet-Steel (A6 15)

S for Billet-Steel (A615 M)

.I. for Rail-Steel (A996)

.I. for Rail-Steel (A996M)

" for Rail-S teel (A996)

" for Rail-Steel (A996M)

A for Axle-Steel (A996)

A for Axle-Steel (A996M)

GRADES 40 A ND 50

GRADES 300 AND 350

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