Tata Steel has launched its best-in-class Tata Tiscon SD (Super Ductile) rebar in the southern markets. The new rebar will replace the current product, Tiscon 500D.
The new product, made with an improved mix of carbon, sulphur, phosphorous and other alloying elements as well as post-rolling treatment, promises a stronger and more flexible rebar for the construction industry and other customers, said the company statement. Tata Tiscon SD also offers more energy-absorption capacity to the building’s structure and, therefore, a higher evacuation time in case of earthquakes and other calamities.
The SD rebars guarantee more than basic characteristic strength as per BIS 1786. They offer superior properties with respect to percentage elongation, UTS/YS Ratio and is in line with international norms of ‘High Ductile’ specialty bars. Tata Steel is targeting to increase its market share by around 4-5 per cent in the five southern states.
The new Tata Tiscon SD was launched by Mr Peeyush Gupta, Vice President – Steel (Marketing & Sales), Tata Steel, in the presence of channel partners from the five southern states – Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka and Kerala.