TMT bar- why?
TMT or thermo Mechanically Treated bar comes with many features. As compared to the local made iron rods, this one has better flexibility, strength and is ductile. You can also get better tensile strength in it. Few years ago, the builders used the HYSD bars for the construction purpose. But, soon the buildings made by such bars faced a lot of consequences. When natural calamities like earthquake broke in, the steel bars could not hold the strength and end up with accident.
The experts found out that the HYSD bars had low strength and flexibility. Then came the TMT bars which are earthquake resistant and is quite durable.
Benefits of TMT bars for all type of constructions
It is not a particular construction type where the TMT bars is used, There are many variation of construction where the builders are using this material. The reason behind it is its benefits:
- greater strength
- Scope of getting welded
- Superior ductility
- Capacity of excellent elongation
The weight of the TMT bars is less. Thus, the cost of transportation becomes low. The use of TMT bars are in not one but many variations of constructions. It is just due to its superior ductility and great scope of elongation that it can bear the pressure of very tough constructions. The perfect balance of strength and flexibility is really important as this will help in making the ‘sudden load absorption’ perfect.
Why TMT bars should be flexible?
It is always important for the builders to choose such variations of TMT bars that come with great flexibility. It is very useful when the earthquake takes place in your area. If the TMT bars with which your home is made is flexible, the sudden load that takes place during the flood and earthquake can be taken by the TMT bars. Thus, there will be no risk of getting cracks or turning down of the buildings.
The countries such as Indonesia, India, Japan and china have a great risk of earthquake. Thus, it is always important to get the construction which can save you from the natural calamities. Thus the TMT bars that are flexible and tensile have a great flexibility. It is also fire resistant in nature and can save you once the building is set on fire.