Temperature bars

Temperature bars

Steel rods placed horizontally in concrete slabs for prevention of cracks due to temperature changes or drying; placed parallel to the reinforcing rods. The steel rods are placed at right angles to the main reinforcing bars.
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The current field-ready PAVE-IR system uses two temperature bars attached to the rear of the paver.
TTI brought the concept of the infrared temperature bar to near maturity by 2007, designing it to collect, process and display thermal scans of a paving mat in real time.
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