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In the detailing of any reinforced concrete job the structural engineer will state (or refer to published standards) the amount of cover that he requires for the rebar. An adequate amount of cover is required for a number of reasons.
Concrete CancerThe three main causes of this problem are poor concrete, poor concrete and poor concrete. Closely followed by not enough concrete cover. Poor concrete can have any number of causes and any combination of a few of them.
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