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In this article, we will discuss rebar shakers.
A rebar shaker is made to turn reinforcing bars into a vibrator. It is slipped over steel bars, permitted to vibrate and liquidity the concrete and consolidate within 5-7 seconds. So, it would not need to utilize an internal vibrator.
The rebar shaker is best for circumstances where the concrete cannot get to and consolidated quickly, for instance, reinforced concrete block masonry and congested members.
2. Rebar Shakers
3. Uses of Rebar Shakers
The uses of the shaker are as follows:
The advantages of rebar shakers are as follows:
a. It is connected to the top of the steel bar effortlessly.
b. Need less workforce compared with a case of using an internal vibrator.
c. Saves time required for filling and refilling concrete block cells, cleaning works, and lost time that may occur due to injury from slips and falls.
d. It eliminates labor errors such as pulling the vibrator head out of the concrete quickly, resulting in poor concrete consolidation and a weak bond between concrete and steel bars.
e. It enough consolidates concrete in heavily crowded elements and reinforced concrete block masonry, providing a good concrete-steel bar bond.
5. Disadvantages of Rebar Shakers
The disadvantages of rebar shakers are as follows:
a. Rebar shakers may lose ties due to excessive vibrations or improper fastening of the transfer reinforcement.
b. It is expensive to buy.
c. Skilled manpower is needed.
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