There are many advantages to using welded wire reinforcement in cast-in-place concrete construction. By using welded wire reinforcement on a project, contractors can save significantly on reinforcement placement time and costs associated with labor force allocation without compromising the designer’s structural intent. By the end of this course, you will understand the value of welded wire reinforcement in cast-in-place concrete construction and how to bring it into the design process effectively. This information will provide you with a keen understanding of the downstream detailing methodology leveraged by the fabricator.
- Analyze the basic production attributes of welded wire reinforcement that are relevant to cast-in-place concrete construction.
- Explore code-driven designer confidence and best practices for welded wire reinforcement implementation in structural design documents.
- Identify how welded wire reinforcement fits into the downstream reinforcement detailing process.
- Examine the cost savings benefits of using welded wire reinforcement.