M10.4: Print/Digital: Specification for Seven-Wire Prestressing Strand for Barrier Cable Applications

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This updated specification provides information covering the use of seven-wire prestressing steel strand for barrier cable systems (vehicle restraint) and includes details for their installation and stressing. Information is given regarding strands with different coatings, as well as various anchorage systems. These specifications are written for parking structure applications; however, the document is intended to be used as a reference or incorporated in its entirety in the project specifications of any building project using a barrier cable system.

This document shall be used in conjunction with the Post-Tensioning Institute’s (PTI’s) M10.2 Specification for Unbonded Single Strand Tendons, latest edition.

16 pages; 8½ x 11 in. (soft cover)

Published 2007


Table of Contents


1.1 Scope

1.2 Design

1.3- Definitions

1.4 Referenced Standards Organizations


2.1 General

2.2 Prestressing Steel

2.3 Coatings

2.4 Anchorages


3.1 General

3.2 Anchorage Systems

3.3 Installation of Barrier Cables Through Columns

3.4 Installation of Barrier Cables on the Face of Columns

3.5 Stressing Considerations

3.6 Finishing of Anchor Recesses

3.7 Corrosion Protection


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