This TechNote provides an answer to the question, "When corroded reinforcing steel is encountered in a repair, should the bar be undercut? How far should the bar be exposed along its length?"
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Keywords: corrosion; reinforcing steel; repair; ring anode effect; surface preparation
Author: ACI Committee 365
Publication Year: 2011
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