Discover the use-cases, diameter, weight and more for this size of rebar.

#4 rebar is commonly used in concrete construction for various applications where moderate reinforcement is needed. Some typical uses include:

**Concrete Slabs:**Used as reinforcement in concrete slabs for residential, commercial, and industrial applications, including floors, driveways, sidewalks, and parking lots.**Foundations:**Employed in foundation construction to provide structural support and stability for buildings, retaining walls, and other structures.**Columns and Beams:**Used to reinforce columns, beams, and other structural elements in buildings and bridges to enhance load-bearing capacity and resist bending.**Retaining Walls:**Utilized in the construction of retaining walls to strengthen the structure and prevent soil erosion or collapse.**Bridge Decks:**Incorporated into bridge decks and highway structures to reinforce the concrete and ensure durability and longevity under heavy traffic loads.**Pavements:**Used in reinforced concrete pavements for roads, highways, and airport runways to improve strength and resist cracking.**Water and Wastewater Structures:**Employed in the construction of water treatment plants, wastewater treatment facilities, and storage tanks to provide reinforcement in concrete structures subjected to environmental conditions and water pressure.

Overall, #4 rebar is suitable for a wide range of construction projects requiring moderate to heavy-duty reinforcement in concrete structures.

A #4 rebar (rebar size 4) has the following specifications:

**Diameter**: 1/2 inch (or 0.5 inches)**Metric Equivalent Diameter**: 12.7 mm

The number "4" in #4 rebar means it is 4/8 inch in diameter, which simplifies to 1/2 inch. This sizing convention is commonly used in the United States to quickly identify the rebar size based on its number designation.

To determine the weight of #4 rebar per foot, you can refer to standard industry weights for rebar sizes:

**Diameter:**4/8 inch (0.5 inches)**Weight:**0.668 pounds per foot, or 0.996 kilograms per meter

This means that if you have a length of #4 rebar, you can calculate its weight by multiplying the length in feet by 0.668 pounds per foot.

**An Example**

For a 10-foot length of #4 rebar:

**Weight = 10 feet × 0.668 pounds per foot = 6.68 pounds**

This weight calculation is helpful for estimating the total weight of rebar needed for a project or for making sure you’re compliant with structural design specifications.

In short:you would get approximately 150 pieces of 20-foot #4 rebar in a ton.

To determine how many you get in a ton, you need to know the weight of one. Here is a step-by-step process to make this calculation:

**Determine the Weight**: #4 rebar has a diameter of 1/2 inch (0.5 inches). The weight per linear foot is typically 0.668 pounds.**Calculate the Number of Linear Feet in a Ton**: 2000 pounds / 0.668 pounds per foot ≈2995.51 feet******Determine the Length of Each Rebar**: If you need the number of individual rebar pieces, you need to know the length of each piece.

For example, if each rebar is 20 feet long:****

**Calculate the Number of Rebar Pieces in a Ton**: Linear Feet per Ton / Length of Each Rebar (in feet)

For a 20-foot rebar:

**2995.51 feet / 20 feet ≈149.78 rebars**

So, in a ton of #4 rebar, you would get approximately 150 pieces at 20 feet each.

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