Hilti is the first and only manufacturer to receive an ICC-ESR for post-installed reinforcing bars installed with adhesive anchor systems per the latest AC 308 test program. Hilti HIT RE 500-SD and HY-200 SafeSet rebar systems demonstrate equivalence to cast-in-place reinforcing bars. Post-installed reinforcing bars can now be designed for development using the provisions of ACI 318-11.
Reinforcing bars post-installed with the Hilti HIT RE 500-SD and HY-200 SafeSet rebar systems have been qualified per the International Code Council Evaluation Service (ICC-ES) AC308 test program and demonstrate equivalence to cast-in-place reinforcing bars.
This new approval allows for designing post-installed reinforcing bars using the development and splice provisions of ACI 318-11 Chapter 12 and Chapter 21.
Learn more in our online Rebar Design Center