SHEAR REINFORCEMENT / STUDRAILS
AMSYSCO provides shear reinforcement for punching shear and anchorage zone bursting containment.
The column shear reinforcement is a substitute for drop caps, structural shear heads or extra rebar-stirrups. The potential for reducing the slab thickness while maintaining punching shear criteria is a key benefit of the shear reinforcement system. The other systems are either costly to form or introduce unneeded congestion that may affect concrete consolidation.
The anchorage zone reinforcement can replace hairpins and bursting bars at the post-tensioning anchorages. The benefits are a faster installation, the elimination of drop heads and column capitals.