BARBOOT® Rebar Supports
BARBOOT® is a simple and economical means of supporting and spacing rebar reinforcement vertically at the base of drilled shafts. BARBOOT® plastic rebar supports stabilize the entire rebar cage vertically within the drilled shaft and provide proper clearance between the reinforcement cage and the earthen surface. An additional advantage of rebar reinforcement boots is that the encapsulation of the ends of the vertical rebar provides added corrosion protection.
BARBOOT® rebar supports provide quality assurance for the contractor of the subcontractor’s performance. At the same time, it provides quality assurance for the engineer and owner of the contractor’s performance.
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BARBOOT® plastic rebar boots: We've got your clearance covered.
BARBOOT® rebar boots properly position reinforcement cages consistently and are simple and quick to install. These self-locking, high-density plastic foundation boots are built for drilled shaft construction and provide quality assurance for the driller, contractor, engineer and inspector that reinforcement cages are properly spaced and positioned off the base of the shaft every time.
BARBOOT® rebar supports are universally adaptable to variable size bar diameters (one size fits all).
BARBOOT® models will fit #18 bar. Please call to verify cage weight.
BARBOOT® Minimum Placement Recommendations
- Equally space rebar boots around bottom of the cage
- Use one BARBOOT® per 1500 lbs. of steel cage weight
- Minimum of one BARBOOT® every other vertical bar
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