Focus on Stainless Steel Dowel Bars

Dowel Bar Acciaierie Valbruna S.p.A manufacture a comprehensive range of Plain Round Dowel Bars from 3mm to 250mm diameter, however in the construction industry the size range is typically 12mm to 50mm diameter. Dowel bars are often used to provide a corrosive free connection within concrete structures, or at movement joints within that structure, where the dowel bars are debonded via the use of a plastic sleeve.

Plain Dowel Bar is available in grades 304 and 316 stainless steel as standard and in general conformance to BS 6744:2001

Dowel Bar Properties of Popular sizes

Dia. mm1216202530324050
Area mm² 113.1 201.1 314.2 490.9 706.8 804.2 1256.6 1963.5
Mass kg/m 0.920 1.625 2.538 3.965 5.710 6.500 10.150 15.891

Dowel Bar Stock and Cut Lengths   Material Grades and Strength
Stock Lengths 3000 -3200 mm Random lengths in general   0.2% Proof Strength 200 N/mm² minimum
Cut Lengths Any Combination from Stock Lengths   Ultimate Strength 500 N/mm² minimum

Plastic Debonding Sleeves and Dowel Expansion Caps

Plastic Debonding Sleeves and Dowel Expansion Caps
Bar Dia. mm121616202532
Sleeve Length mm 450 200 450 300 300 375
Cap Length mm 100 100 100 100 100 100