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  Tolerances on cutting and bending dimensions

The tolerances for cutting and/or bending dimensions shall be in accordance with Table 5 and shall be taken into account when completing the schedule. The end anchorage or the dimension in parentheses in the shape codes on pages 16 and 17 shall be used to allow for any permissible deviations resulting from cutting and bending.
 
 
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TOLERANCES
Cutting and bending processes
Tolerance (mm)
Cutting of straight lengths
(including reinforcement for
subsequent bending)
+25, -25
BENDING
< 1000mm
+5, -5
> 1000mm to < 2000mm
+5, -10
> 2000mm
+5, -25
Length of bars in fabric
25 or 0.5% of the length
(whichever is greater)
 
         
 
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