# Cutting length of rectangular or Square ties Calculator

## A) Input Detail of member & Steel

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### Results

This Calculator calculates the cutting length of square or rectangular stirrups in a beam or column. It helps you to prepare the bar bending schedule of beam-column and footing like structure.

It provides you with the total weight of stirrups and ties will take to provide in a given length of beam or column.

## General Formula to calculate the cutting length of any steel bars:

Cutting Length of bars = Perimeter of Shape + Total
hook length – Total Bend Length

## Standards value of Bends & Hooks usedin construction

➢ 1 Hook length = 9d or 75mm
➢ 45° Bend length = 1d
➢ 90° Bend length = 2d
➢ 135° Bend length = 3d
Remember, d = Diameter of Bar

## Steps involved in finding the cutting length of stirrups:-

1. First of write the dimension of the structure.
2. Note down the diameter of steel bars for which
cutting length is to be calculated.
3. Now, deduct the concrete cover or clear cover to get
actual length of perimeter bars.
4. Calculate the length of the hook of the bars.
5. Calculate the bend length of steel bars.
6. Add step 3 and 4 and subtract step 5 from it.
7. It will gives you total cutting length of steel bars.