Ensure that rebar are manufactured by a reputable and Bureau of Product Standards (BPS) registered company. Check for the PS Mark embossed in intervals along the length of the rebar.
Rebar Size: The diameter can be identified by looking for the embossed dots/number on the individual rebar.
Grade & Color Code - Rebar are color-coded with paint at one end:
- Grade 230 (ASTM G33) - White
- Grade 275 (ASTM G40) - Yellow
- Grade 415 (ASTM G60) - Green
- Weldable - Red (other end)