#6 Reinforcing Bar

Typically, #6 reinforcing bar, or #6 rebar, is used in concrete reinforcement applications. Specifically, this reinforcement bar is found in foundation construction and repair, in retaining walls and tilt-up walls. It is also used as a strengthening compound in caissons, pre-cast masonry products, and deck-grade beams. Finally, #6 rebar is occasionally used in the road and highway construction industry in the creation and maintenance of new and existing roadways. “19MM” is the metric equivalent of #6 rebar.

Common Applications Using #6 Reinforcing Bars

Below are common applications that typically use #6 rebars:

  • Concrete reinforcement applications
    • Foundation construction and repair (in retaining walls and tilt-up walls)
    • Used as a strengthening compound in caissons, pre-cast masonry products (such as box culverts), and deck-grade beams
    • Larger foundation footings, can be for commercial projects/use
    • Overhead slab, columns, large residential projects
    • Idaho precast – bridge work usually for slabs
  • Occasionally used in roads and highway construction industry
    • Creation & maintenance of new and existing roadways
    • Dowels, equipment pads, matt slabs

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What are the Physical Characteristics of #6 Rebar?

  • Weight per unit length: 1.502 pounds per foot (2.24 kilograms per meter)
  • Nominal diameter: 0.75 inches (19.05 millimeters)
  • Nominal area: 0.44 square inches (284 square millimeters)
Imperial Bar Size"Soft" Metric SizeWeight per unit length (lb/ft)Mass per unit length (kg/m)Nominal Diameter (in)Nominal Diameter (mm)Nominal Area(in2)Nominal Area (mm2)
#6 #19 1.502 2.24 0.750 = ¾ 19.05 0.44 284

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