Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Does Bolsinger Rebar Deliver?
    Yes, we deliver direct to jobsites via flatbed trailer. Customers will need to coordinate a method to offload the material.
  2. How can different orders of rebar be identified on the jobsite?
    Each bundle of rebar are shipped with bar tags which identify the bar. It will identify the number of pieces in each bundle, order number, size, length, grade, and company.
  3. Can I use rebar with rust on it?
    Yes, with exceptions. Surface rust is acceptable on rebar installations. If the rebar becomes so rusty or degraded that it easily flakes off, the weight of the bar is reduced, or the height of the deformations are reduced below the levels required by the ASTM standards, then the rust is considered harmful and new bar should be utilized.
  4. Are there different types of rebar?
    Yes. Rebar comes in a variety of types. Typical rebar types are black steel and epoxy coated. Specialty types include stainless steel, fiberglass, and galvanized steel. These specialty types are used in extreme conditions where rebar needs high corrosion resistance.
  5. What grades of rebar do you carry?
    We carry grades 40, 60, and 100. Other grades may be available upon request.
  6. What is fabricated rebar?
    Fabricated rebar is rebar pre-cut or bent to your exact conditions. Bolsinger Rebar has the resources to deliver fabricated rebar to meet your custom jobsite characteristics.
  7. Can I weld epoxy coated steel?
    No. Epoxy coating is applied to increase the corrosion resistance of rebar. Cutting, grinding, or welding damages this coating and leaves the bar unprotected.
  8. What are the benefits of epoxy coated rebar?
    Epoxy coated rebar has a corrosion resistant coating that makes it 40-50 times more corrosion resistant than standard black steel rebar.
  9. What are the benefits of stainless steel rebar?
    Stainless steel rebar is much more corrosion resistant than standard black steel due to its chemical properties. It is 800-1500 times more corrosion resistant than standard black steel. This corrosion resistance comes with a trade off, much higher prices. Due to the price, stainless steel rebar is used in only extreme corrosive conditions such as marine environments or chemical environments.
  10. What are the benefits of fiberglass rebar?
    Since fiberglass rebar is non-metallic, it does not corrode like the other bar types. However, fiberglass can not be cut, bent, or fabricated onsite and must be ordered directly from the factory in the configuration required.