Arminox - Intelligent use of Stainless Steel in Concrete Structures
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Arminox - Intelligent use of Stainless Steel in Concrete Structures

Stainless Reinforcement

 

Super Structures

  • In 2003, the government in Abu Dhabi decided to build a third transport link between Abu Dhabi and the mainland of the United Arab Emirates.

  • The reputable architect Zaha Hadid was commissioned to design a monument which, at the same time, could act as a six-lane motorway across the 600 metres wide canal.

  • It was essential that the design had a maintenance free life expectancy of minimum 100 years.

  • Following thorough investigations and calculations of life cycle cost, it was evident that the only feasible solution was stainless steel reinforcement, used intelligently in the areas with a high risk of corrosion.

  • Arminox® Gulf Fzco has supplied 900 tonnes of Arminox® stainless reinforcing steel to the project in Abu Dhabi through the contractor Achirodon.

  • For the final design a requirement of 41,000 tonnes of traditional black reinforcement and 900 tonnes of Arminox® stainless reinforcing steel has been projected.

  • Arminox® Gulf Fzco successfully finished the agreed delivery in December 2006.



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