1.1 This specification covers deformed and plain steel reinforcing bars with protective epoxy coating applied by the electrostatic spray method. Note 1The coating applicator is identified throughout this specification as the manufacturer.
1.2 Other organic coatings may be used provided they meet the requirements of this specification.
1.3 Requirements for coatings are contained in .
1.4 Guidelines for construction practices at the job-site are presented in .
1.5 This specification is applicable for orders in either SI units (as Specification A 775M) or inch-pound units [as Specification A 775].
1.6 The values stated in either SI or inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. Within the text, the inch-pound units are shown in brackets. The values stated in each system are not exact equivalents; therefore, each system must be used independently of the other, except as specifically noted in . Combining values from the two systems may result in nonconformance with this specification.
This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.