column cage

column cage

An assembly of reinforcing bars and ties for use in constructing a reinforced concrete column.
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In several high-profile accidents over the past decade, iron workers have been severely injured or killed while climbing on column cages of iron reinforcement rods being prepared for large cast-in-place concrete columns.
Column cages house lifts and ducts and bring light into the interior.