step iron

step iron

A U-shaped heavy metal loop which is set into masonry work; usually one in a series to provide convenient steps for climbing up or down a wall, chimney, etc.
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Tenders are invited for surfacing, repairing sewers and raising ironworks, manhole sealing, benching step irons, signs and lines, public lighting, water mains, hydrants and valves and chambers and submitting as built draws for several housing developments in donegal.
at the same time throwing rubbish in the canals is often torn, cast iron step irons, through which workers enter the channels, and later to be re-installed, which is uskucenom area very difficult and awkward.