ReidBar™ Grout Sleeve System
- Appraisal number 1084
- Valid from
- Information provider
- BRANZ Limited
- Information type
- BRANZ Appraisal
The ReidBar™ Grout Sleeve System is reinforcement bar mechanical connectors for precast concrete building elements such as panels and columns. The system include ReidBar™ Grout Sleeves, ReidBar™ continuously threaded reinforcement bars and Ramset grout and epoxy filler to make the connections.
The ReidBar™ Grout Sleeve System has been appraised for use as reinforcement bar mechanical connectors as specified in NZS 3101 for the structural connection of precast concrete structural elements.
The following conditions and limitations apply to the The ReidBar™ Grout Sleeve System:
- the reinforcing bars must be ReidBar™ continuously threaded complying with AS/NZS 4671; and,
- the system must not be used where the in-service temperature may drop below -5oC; and,
- the system must not be used where fatigue may develop; and,
- installations must be subject to specific engineering design.