Some useful construction tips to provide clear cover for reinforced concrete structure
This construction video tutorial will provide detailed guidelines on how to provide perfect clear cover in reinforcement concrete structure.
With the intension of safeguarding the reinforcement from corrosion as well as arranging fire resistance to bars implanted in concrete, clear cover is set for Reinforced Concrete Structures.
Clear cover stands for the distance among C.G of reinforcement bars and bottom most point of concrete.
The thickness of cover is dependent on ecological conditions and nature of structural member.
The depth of concrete cover is calculated by applying a cover meter.
The clear cover that should be provided is determined by Indian Standards. IS 456:2000.
Watch following youtube video to learn the complete process :-