Rebar Prices In South Africa

What is Rebar?

Rebar, known when massed as reinforcing steel or reinforcement steel, is a steel bar used as a tension device in reinforced concrete and reinforced masonry structures to strengthen and aid the concrete under tension. Concrete is strong under compression, but has weak tensile strength.

Rebar Prices In South Africa

Rebar 12mm x 6m


What is the price of the number four rebar?

1/2″ x 20′ Rebar Grade 60 (#4) at Menards

11% Mail-In Rebate Good Through 10/9/22R19.05

Is rebar going up in price?

Our data team has calculated a 119% increase in steel rebar prices since the first quarter of 2021. The dominoes effect doesn’t end with structural metal components. The cost of reinforced concrete has also increased due to these sharp increases in steel rebar.

Why is rebar so expensive?

In recent years, rebar prices have increased across the nation due to supply shortages. Because it’s made of steel, the cost of rebar can vary drastically over the course of a year, depending on external economic conditions.

What are rebar sizes?

Rebar Size Chart


How much rebar is needed for a slab?

Generally, one stick of rebar per 8 inches of footing width will suffice. If your footings are 16 inches wide, you will need to add two sticks of rebar along the width of the footing; however, if your footings are 24 inches wide, you will need three sticks.

How much rebar comes in a bundle?

x 1 ft. #4 Rebar (6-Per Bundle)