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Rebar, a system of [[reinforcement]], is a round solid bar stock that can be produced either smooth or deformed (deformed rebar improves bond strength with [[concrete]]).
When manufactured, rebar will be tagged with several markings which will include:
- **Mill**- where it was made
- **Size**- the size of the bar, marked as #x where each x refers to a [[NominalSize nominal]] 1/8" diameter (in the U.S.)
- **Type of steel**
- **Yield**- the grade of rebar, representing yield strength in PSI
An alternative to rebar is [[WeldedWireFabric welded wire fabric]]

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