Due to the sharp rise in rebar prices in recent years, structural engineers and contractors are trying to buy the rebar they need from nearby factories to save costs. Apart from the distance from the factory to the project site, another way to save costs is to buy lightweight rebar. Zafar Bonab factory is one of the most famous factories producing light load rebar in the country. In this article, its production rebars are compared with Abarkooh rebar, which is one of the heavy rebars in the market.
1. Which rebar to buy from the factory door is cheaper?
In this section, you will get acquainted with the history and location of the 2 factories of Zafar Bonab and Abarkooh, and studying it will help you to understand which factory is closer to your project, and it will be cheaper to buy rebar from its door.
Sarmad Abarkooh Yazd Iron and Steel Industries is the second steel section rolling project established by Chadormelo Industrial and Mining Company, which is one of the youngest rebar production factories in the country. This factory was established in 2012 and launched in 2016. Sarmad Abarkooh Yazd is located at 15 km of Abarkooh to Yazd road and is one of the largest suppliers of rebar in the center of the country.
Zafar Bonab Steel Factory is one of the most well-known rebar factories in the northwest and the whole country, which is located near the city of Bonab in East Azerbaijan Province. This factory was established in 2007 and besides rebar, it also produces ordinary IPE beams.
The following table shows the most important specifications of Zafar Bonab and Sarmad Abarkooh factories:
It is true that buying rebar from the nearest factory saves freight, but sometimes Rebar price A factory and buying it from businesses can also save you money.
2. Which factory produces rebar with a greater variety of sizes?
It is important to pay attention to the rebar grade in the sense that each of the ribbed rebar grades is suitable for specific construction operations. For example, grade A2 ribbed rebar is suitable for bending operations due to its lower carbon content and is less brittle. The most common rebar grading in construction projects and in the hardware market is performed according to the Russian standard GOST 5781. In this standard, rebars are classified into 4 grades A1 or simple, A2, A3 and A4.
Of course, if you want to refer to the catalog of a factory for information on the variety and grade of rebar, you will find that the classification of rebar in the factory catalog is done according to the national standard ISIRI 3132. In this standard, the “S 240” category is equivalent to grade A1 in the Russian standard, and the tread categories 340 and 350 are equivalent to grade A2, the tread categories 400 and 420 are equivalent to grade A3, and the tread categories 500 and 520 are equivalent to grade A4.
In the following table, the size variability of Abarkooh rebar and Bonab rebar according to Russian GOST standard are compared with each other:
Variety of size and grade of Yazd Abarkooh rebar is less than Zafar rebar, but it is suitable Price of Abarkooh rebar Despite the fact that the production lines of this factory are equipped with the technology of the Italian company STG, it may change your opinion about choosing the rebar of this factory.
3. Is Bonab rebar heavier or Abarkooh rebar?
In the Iranian iron and steel market, Abarkooh rebar is known to be heavy and Bonab rebar is known to be light weight. But this does not mean that Abarkooh rebar is quality and Bonab rebar is not quality. Because both rebars are made according to the standards of the national standard of Iran, and for this reason, the weight of both standards is in the weight range of the Stahl table.
The lightness or heavy load of a factory rebar determines its suitability for a particular part of the project. You can use lightweight rebar for parts of the structure that do not receive much load, thus saving on your project costs. In contrast, using a heavy-duty rebar in the right place ensures the strength of your project.
In the table below, you can compare the weights of the common sizes of Abarkooh rebar and Bonab rebar:
The table above shows that the weight of Bonab rebar is less than the weight of Abarkooh rebar, but it is higher Bonab rebar priceCompensates for this weight gap, and most likely if you compare the price of each branch of Bonab rebar with the price of each branch of Abarkooh rebar, you will not see much difference.
4. How to distinguish Abarkooh rebar from Bonab rebar?
Each rebar factory engraves an abbreviation on the body of each branch of its rebar so that you can use it to identify the original rebar of that factory from the counterfeit type and rebar of other factories. According to the national rebar production standard, this abbreviation must be a combination of the factory name and the rebar production method. Using the following symbols, you can identify the authenticity of Abarkooh and Bonab rebar:
- ZN.CT mark to identify the authenticity of Bonab rebar
- SAIS mark to identify the authenticity of Abarkooh rebar
To buy any of Zafar Bonab or Abarkooh Yazd rebars, you can refer to Asron website. Fair price and high variety of manufacturing factories are the winners of this site compared to other online rebar sellers. Also, depending on the location of your project, the cargo you buy from Asron will take you between 1 to 7 days.