Angle iron

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angle iron

[′aŋ·gəl ‚ī·ərn]
(civil engineering)
An L-shaped cleat or brace.
A length of steel having a cross section resembling the letter L.

Angle iron

A steel section, either hot-rolled or cold-formed, consisting of two legs, almost always at a right angle.

angle iron, angle bar

An L-shaped iron or steel bar or structural steel member.
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The lower arrow points to torch cut marks suggesting that this angle iron was cut at one time and then re-welded to form a straight piece.
With the rings attached and an angle iron brace welded 12" from the top to hold a grate made of expanded metal, the fire ring was ready for service.
They vary considerably in size, according to the dimensions of the cave opening, and they're assembled at the location from 30-foot lengths of angle iron, each piece weighing about 400 pounds.
A hose clamp was moved down the mast over the angle iron during travel to hold the mast firmly in place.
Tenders are invited for Procurement Of M S Angle Iron Size 50mm X 50mm X6 Mm 5 To 6 Mtrs In Length Is 2062/1992 For Qty 3085 Kg.
Construct the vice jaws from angle iron 1/8" or thicker.
The sides of each 4-foot-high pen are made from 1/8-inch-thick angle iron fitted with cattle panels.
The materials list includes: 1" heavy wall conduit, 11/4" heavy wall conduit, primer and paint, flat lead, 11/2" x 11/2" angle iron, grass mats, black zip ties, hex head self-tapping screws, broom handle snaps, camo burlap, mesh trucking tarp, wire feed welder, conduit bender.
To make the rails, lay lengths of angle iron like an inverted V.
Depending on the style of climbing wall, the framework's fabrication and assembly begins with cutting hundreds of pieces of angle iron, measuring from 3" x 3" x 1/4" thick to 5" x 5" x 1/2" thick, and welding these pieces together to form 20' - 40' reinforced and braced frame sections.
Cut the slotted angle iron to length with a hacksaw and screw the pieces to the support blocks with 1-1/2 x 5/16-in.
A base of concrete blocks was laid out to support a framework of three-inch angle iron salvaged from an old roadside billboard demolished in a road widening project.