MBT Coupler connects long and heavy bars horizontally or vertically. Once connected with the MBT, the bars become equivalent to a continuous bar.
The application systems for this type of coupler are various; MBT can be used for the connection of precast elements, and non-threaded starter bars.
Benefits of MBT:
- No overlapping of reinforcing bars is required, therefore you avoid any demolition
- The Ends of the reinforcing bars require no extra treatment
- Reinforcing bars can be coupled to bars already installed in concrete