This European Standard specifies general requirements and definitions for the performance characteristics
of weldable reinforcing steel used for the reinforcement of concrete structures, delivered as finished products in the
form of:
 bars, coils (rod, wire) and de-coiled products;
 sheets of factory-made machine-welded fabric;
 lattice girders.
1.2 Steels according to this European Standard have a ribbed, indented or smooth surface.
1.3 This European Standard does not apply to:
 non-weldable reinforcing steel;
 galvanized reinforcing steel;
 epoxy-coated reinforcing steel;
 corrosion resistant reinforcing steel;
 prestressing steels (see prEN 10138-1 to -4);
 indented strip;
 further processing, e.g. cutting or cutting and bending.