Support All Types of Reinforcing Steel with Strong, Lightweight Plastic Rebar Supports from Erico®


SOLON, Ohio, USA, June 2009 - Plastic Rebar Supports, part of the LENTON® line of concrete reinforcement products from ERICO®, are used in tilt-up, precast and cast-in-place slab and deck construction. The supports, which include Rebar Chairs, Slab/Beam Bolsters and Wagon Wheels, are ideal for supporting all types of reinforcing steel, such as stainless, black and epoxy-coated rebar.

The rebar supports are strong, lightweight, have excellent chemical resistance and feature a natural color to blend in with the concrete. They are packaged for ease of movement on the jobsite and are specified whenever corrosion-free support is required. All of our plastic rebar supports qualify as CRSI Class 1 bar supports.

Rebar Chairs
o Minimum strength of 400 lbs per chair
o Excellent chemical resistance
o Larger sizes have arch for placement over lower bars in the mat
o Made from high-impact polypropylene
o Packaged in heavy-duty, UV-protected poly bags for ease of use on the jobsite

Slab/Beam Bolsters
o Minimum strength of 400 lbs per lineal foot (600 kg/m)
o Supporting crossbar contains plastic-coated, high-strength steel wire for added strength
o Excellent chemical resistance
o Legs are made from high-impact polyethylene

Wagon Wheels
o Excellent chemical resistance
o Made from solid yet flexible polyethylene
o Packaged in heavy-duty, UV-protected poly bags for ease of use on the jobsite

For more information, call 1-800-248-2677 or visit www.erico.com.

ERICO® is a leading global designer, manufacturer and marketer of precision-engineered specialty metal products serving niche markets in a diverse range of electrical, construction, utility and rail applications. The company is headquartered in Solon, Ohio, USA with a network of sales locations serving more than 25 countries and with manufacturing and distribution facilities worldwide. ERICO's well-known brand names include: CADDY® electrical and mechanical fixings, fasteners and supports; CADWELD® welded electrical connections; CRITEC® surge protection devices; ERICO® rail and industrial products; ERIFLEX® low voltage power distribution; ERITECH® facility electrical protection; and LENTON® concrete products. Visit ERICO online at www.erico.com.

For more information, contact:
Sharon R. Lewis
ERICO
1-440-542-3890
slewis@erico.com

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