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28 July 2015

New Bar Chair Standard to be introduced

Written by Leonard Samuel , Posted in News

New Bar Chair Standard to be introduced by Standards Australia

New Bar Chair Standard to be introduced by Standards Australia
Leonard Samuel, Director and National Sales Manager of Actech International has been appointed a delegate on behalf of the National Precast Concrete Association of Australia (NPCAA) to the BD-84 Subcommittee for the development of a new  Australian Standard to cover Bar Chairs/Spacers used in Concrete construction. The aims of the standard are to provided certainty to the Australian public for strength classification of metal, plastic and concrete bar chairs for both single and continuous types of chairs.

Public comment is welcome on this Standard and the first draft should be released in early 2014. If you would like to know more information, please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

About the Author

Leonard Samuel

Leonard Samuel is a Director of Actech International. He has qualifications in Civil Engineering (Hons) and Law from Melbourne University. He is also a qualified Patent and Trade Mark Attorney and Barrister and Solicitor. After completing his professional training he decided to join the family business in 2003 which at the time was based only in Melbourne.