Exposed Rebar


Old 09-14-18, 03:38 PM
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Exposed Rebar

In a concrete slab is there any concern if there are some exposed ends of the horizontal rebar. I am thinking of rust that might affect the concrete and spread. Someone tell me that I am all wet just like my freshly poured slab Thanks
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Old 09-15-18, 02:40 AM
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Where is the rebar exposed? If it's on the side it isn't that big of a deal. Primer/paint should alleviate any rust concerns.
Old 09-16-18, 12:17 PM
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Thanks mark. It's on the sides,the horizontal ends of 3/8 rebar. That was one of my thoughts was to give it a good coat of primer and a gob of silicone or something. it's not that many spots.
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Was the rebar purposely left long for possibly extending the slab? How far does the rebar protrude?

Depending on how far the rebar sticks out I would cut it off so it doesn't attack shins or ankles as people walk by.

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