Arrange your Beam/Column and stirrups as shown in the figure below and then input the value below. The length AB may be smaller than BC you don’t have to worry.

**A) Input Detail of member & Steel**

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### Results

This Calculator calculates the cutting length of triangular 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 used

in 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:-

- First of write the dimension of the structure.
- Note down the diameter of steel bars for which

cutting length is to be calculated. - Now, deduct the concrete cover or clear cover to get

actual length of perimeter bars. - Calculate the length of the hook of the bars.
- Calculate the bend length of steel bars.
- Add step 3 and 4 and subtract step 5 from it.
- It will gives you total cutting length of steel bars.