Tie iron | Article about tie iron by The Free Dictionary
In masonry, a type of anchor (usually a metal strip) used to secure facing to a backup wall or to connect the two withes of a cavity wall; mortared into joints during setting. Also see butterfly wall tie, cavity wall tie, veneer wall tie
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