The (CRSI) will formally announce its new standard at a World of Concrete press conference scheduled at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 21st in the WOC Press Room (N251). “Supports for Reinforcement Used in Concrete” is a mandatory-language document appropriate for citation in or adoption by reference in building codes or project specifications.

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) recently approved the Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute (CRSI) as a Standards Development Organization (SDO). The scope of CRSI’s standards activities includes the development and maintenance of consensus standards for design, detailing, fabrication, placement, and construction of assemblies consisting of steel reinforcement and associated products used in concrete and masonry construction.

CRSI is also producing two standards related to its certification programs for epoxy-coated reinforcing bars: “Standard Practice for Epoxy Coating Facilities: Straight Bar Lines” and “Standard Practice for Epoxy-Coated Reinforcing Bar Fabrication Facilities” following the same schedule.