Many states and provinces include stainless steel rebar in their specifications for bridge design & construction.


ASTM A955 is the main Standard for stainless steel rebar in the USA. The fundamental differences are that the profiles and grades (strengths) follow their respective carbon steel standards. ASTM has a corrosion test included. This is manufacturer-specific and not alloy designation specific.

Common US specifications, published by ACI and ASTM, are:

Fabrication Standard


Common Canadian specifications are: