This document specifies requirements for couplers for the mechanical splicing of steel reinforcing bars. This document is applicable to the continuous production of coupler components. It is intended to be used with adequate control measures for the processing of reinforcing bars, i.e. the production of the mechanical splice. This document specifies requirements for couplers used for mechanical splices in reinforced concrete structures under predominantly static loads. It specifies additional requirements for couplers used in structures subject to high-cycle elastic fatigue loading and/or low-cycle elastic-plastic reverse loading.
WJE laboratories are accredited by ANAB (ISO/IEC 17025) to perform testing standard ISO 15835-1 for Steels for the Reinforcement of Concrete - Reinforcement Couplers for Mechanical Splices of Bars - Part 1: Requirements.
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KeywordsISO 15835-1 - Couplers - Reinforcing Bars - Mechanical Splices - Steel Reinforcing Bars