channel iron

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channel iron

[′chan·əl ‚ī·ərn]
(design engineering)
A metal strip or beam with a U-shape.

channel iron, channel bar

A rolled iron or steel bar whose U-shaped cross section is formed by a broad central section, called a web, with a flange on either side.
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It took the two of us to lift 20-foot sections of that channel iron.
The Agbaja Plateau hosts an extensive, shallow, flat-lying channel iron deposit with an Inferred Mineral Resource of 488 million tonnes with an in-situ iron grade of 42.
In March 2010, Dynasty announced initial JORC-Compliant Inferred Resources of 453 million tonnes of Detrital Channel Iron and 23.
Stainless steel and aluminum mounting kits including channel iron are also available.
I found a short piece of 6" channel iron, which wasn't long enough to make the top and base.

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