Bar Bending Schedule or diagram is the extended presentation of cut and bend bars as per the design requirements of reinforcement detailer. It’s a list of reinforcing for the tasks to be carried out, it lists location of the bar, bar mark, diameter of bar, number of pieces, length before bending, shape code and several lengths of the bent shape and it gives perfect idea to the maker where to bend it. Going by the schedule along with the structural drawings, the workers can install the structural correctly.
Generally, civil engineers who have expertise in RCC structure are the ones to prepare the BBS. Preparing BBS requires more time for calculation compared to common quantity take offs. These calculations comprise of cutting length, deduction of bend allowance within cutting length and summary of weight of each size separately. Mercury Rebar has all the required expertise to prepare the BBS as per the requirement of the project and in accordance with the inputs given by the client.