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CHAPTER 13-STEEL AND IRON WORK

Notes: 1.
Rates include: - (a) Lead up to 100 m and all lifts for all materials for all
items, unless otherwise stated.
(b) Conveyance and delivery, handling, unloading, storing, hoisting and
labour for finishing to required shape and size.
(c) Straightening of reinforcement steel bars/structural steel sections including
removal of harmful scales, coal tar or bitumen or lime, etc., if any, from the
surfaces.
2.

The steel reinforcement bars for item 1304 (a) (Grade 1 of IS: 432 ptl1982) and 1304 (b) (Grade Fe 415 of IS: 1786-1985) shall conform to the
physical properties as specified in relevant I.S.S.

3.

The steel reinforcement bars shall withstand tensile test, bend test, rebend
test and retest as specified in relevant I.S.S.

4.

Measurements.- (a) Dimensions excepting cross-sections and thickness of


plate shall be measured to nearest 0.001 m except for reinforcement
which shall be measured to nearest 0.005 m.
(b) Areas excluding cross-sectional measurements shall be worked out to
nearest 0.001 sq. m.
(c) Weights shall be worked out to nearest kg.
(d) Weight of cleats, brackets, packing pieces, bolts, nuts, washers, distance
pieces, separators, diaphragm, gussets (taking overall sq. dimensions),
fish plates, etc., shall be added to the weight of respective items.
(e) An addition of 2.5 percent of the weight of structure shall be made for
shop and site rivet heads in riveted steel structures.
(f) No deduction shall be made for rivet or bolt holes (excluding holes for
anchor or holding down bolts). Deduction in case of rivet or bolt hole shall
however be made if its area exceeds 0.02 sq. m.
(g) The weight of steel sheet, plate and strip shall be taken from relevant
Indian Standards based on 7.85 kg/sq m for every mm sheet thickness.
For rolled steel sections, steel rods and steel strips weight given in
Appendix-II (or relevant Indian Standards) shall be used.
(h) For forged steel and steel castings , weight shall be calculated on the
basis of 7850 kg/ cum,
(i) In the case of welded steel structures no allowance shall be made for the
weld metal.
(j) Steel reinforcement shall be measured by weight in kg. And shall include
cutting to lengths , hooked ends, cranking or bending( straight or
spiral).Authorised overlaps , chairs, separators shall be measured. Binding
wire for reinforcement shall not be measured

5.

The following Indian Standards may be referred to:I. S. No.

Title

278-1978

Galvanised steel barbed wire for fencing (third revision).


(With amendment Nos. 1&2). (Reaffirmed2006)

280-2006

Galvanised steel wire for general engineering purposes


fourth revision). (With amendment Nos. 2).

432
2000

(pt-I)- Mild steel and medium tensile steel bars (third revision).

456-2000

Code of practice for plain and reinforced concrete (third


revision)(with amendment No. 1) (Reaffirmed2005)

800-1984

Code of practice for general construction in steel


(second revised)
(with amendment Nos.
2).
(Reaffirmed1998)

813-1986

Scheme of symbols for weldings(Reaffirmed2003)

814(Pt. I & Covered electrodes for metal arc welding of structural


II)-2004
steel.
816-1969

Code of practice for use of metal arc welding for general


construction in mild steel(Reaffirmed1998)

818-1968

Code of practice for safety and health requirements in


electric
and
gas
welding
and
cutting
operations(Reaffirmed2003)

822-1970

Code
of
practice
welds(Reaffirmed2003)

1038-1983

Steel doors, windows and ventilators (Reaffirmed2006)

1148-1982

Hot rolled steel rivet bars (up to 40 mm diameter)(for


structural purposes (third revision) (Reaffirmed2004)

1161-1998

Steel tubes for structural purposes (third revision).

1361-1978

Steel windows for industrial buildings (third


revision)(with amendment No. 1 & 2 ). (Reaffirmed2006)

1363(Pt.
I,II&III)
2002

for

inspection

of

Hexagonal hard bolts, screws & nuts of product grade


- C.

1566-1982

Specification for hard drawn steel wire fabric for


concrete
reinforcement.(second
revision)
(Reaffirmed2000)

1732-1989

Dimensions for round and square steel bars for


structural and general engineering purposes(first
revision)(with amendment No. 1) (Reaffirmed2004)

I. S. No.

Title

1786-1985

High strength deformed steel bars and wires for


concrete reinforcement (third revision) (Reaffirmed2000)

1852-1985

Rolling and cutting tolerance for hot rolled steel products


(third revision) (Reaffirmed2003)

1977-1996

Structural steel (ordinary quality )(second revision)(with


amendment No. 1 to 3 )

2061-1995

Weldable structural steel(fusion welding quality)(third


revision) (Reaffirmed2000)

2140-1978

Standard
galvanised
fencing(Reaffirmed2006 )

2502-1963

Code of practice for bending and fixing of bars for


concrete reinforcement. (Reaffirmed2004)

2721-2003

Galvanised steel chain link


revision)(Reaffirmed 1986).

2751-1979

Code of practice for welding of mild steel plain and


deformed bars for reinforcement concrete construction
(first revision) (Reaffirmed1998)

3386-1979

Wooden fence posts (first revision) (Reaffirmed2006)

4082-1996

Recommendations of stacking and storage of


construction materials at site (first revision)
(Reaffirmed2003)

4351-2003

Steel door frames second revision) (with amendment


No. 1).

4454(I2001

Steel door for cold formed springs-patented and cold


drown steel wires-unalloyed (second revision)

4948-2002

Welded steel wire fabric for general use (second


revision)(With amendment no.1)

4996-1984

Reinforced concrete fence posts.(first revision)


(Reaffirmed2006) (Reaffirmed2006) (Reaffirmed2005)

6248-1979

Specification for metal rolling shutters and rolling grills.


(Reaffirmed2006)

steel

fence

wire

fabric

for

(first

8629 (Pt-I to Code of practice for protection of iron and steel


III) - 1977
structures
from
atmospheric
corrosion.
(Reaffirmed2006)
9077-1979

Code of practice for Corrosion protection of steel


reinforcement in RB and RCC construction

I. S. No.

Title
(Reaffirmed2002)

9417-1989

Recommendations for welding cold worked steel bars


for reinforced concrete construction. (Reaffirmed1994)

9595-1996

Recommendations for metal arc welding of carbon and


carbon magnese steel (with amendment No.
1)(Reaffirmed 2003)

10521-1983

Collapsible gates. (Reaffirmed2006)

IRC-21-1979

Standard specifications and Code of Practice for Road


Bridges-Section III; cement concrete (plain &
reinforced)(first revision)

Item No.
1301

1302
1303
1304

1305

Item
Steel work in single section
including forging and hoisting,
fixing in position etc. complete(a) In R. S. Joists
(b) In angles, channels, flats and
tees
Labour only for Item 1301 (a)
Labour only for Item 1301 (b)
Supplying and fixing steel
reinforcement bars (tested)for
R.C.C.
including
cleaning,
straightening, cutting, bending,
all handling, placing in position
and binding with 0.9 mm
annealed
binding
wire
confirming to I.S. 280 (including
cost of binding wire)(a) Mild steel bar confirming to
grade 1 of IS :432 Part I
(b) Cold worked steel high
strength bars confirming to grade
Fe 415 of IS :1786
Labour only for binding steel
reinforcement bars (tested) for
R.C.C.
including
cleaning
straightening, cutting, bending all
handling placing in position and
binding with 0.9 mm annealed
binding wire confirming to I. S.
280 GI wire-

Unit

Rate

Kg
Kg

42.00
42.00

Kg
Kg

1.30
1.80

Kg

40.00

Kg

41.00

Remark

Item No.

1306

1307
1308

1309

1310

1311

1312

1313

1314

Item

Unit

Rate

(a) Including cost of binding wire


(b) Excluding cost of binding,
wire
Steel work in trusses and frame
work purlins etc. including
cutting,
hoisting,
fixing
in
position, Including painting with
primary coat of lead paint.
Labour only for Item 1306
Steel work in Tubular structures
as
per
approved
design
consisting of columns, trusses,
roof and bottom purlins, base
plates, holding down bolts, wind
ties, bracings (if required) bolts,
nuts and washers for fastening
etc. complete with one coat of
red oxide zinc chromate primer.
Labour only for erection of any
kind of steel
tubular trusses
including fixing in position.
Expanded metal netting No.19,
20mm S.W.M 3 mm x 16
B.S.W.G including fixing, with
sawn teak wood battens 50mm x
20mm
screwed
excluding
painting.
Fly proof G.I wire netting
including fixing with sawn teak
wood battens 50mm x 20mm
screwed, excluding painting
20mm x 25mm hexagonal G.I
wire netting, including fixing with
sawn teak wood battens 50mm x
20mm
screwed
excluding
painting.
Providing welded steel wire fabric
(IS: 4948 including fixing with
sawn teak wood battens 50mm x
20mm
screwed
excluding
painting.
Labour only for cutting bending
laying and fixing in position hard
drawn steel wire fabric (IS: 1566)
for concrete reinforcement.

Kg
Kg

3.30
2.80

Kg

44.00

Kg
Kg

3.30
59.00

Kg

1.80

Sq. m

453.00

Sq. m

356.00

Sq. m

309.00

Sq. m

416.00

Sq. m

10.00

Remark

Item No.
1315
1316

1317
1318

1319
1320

Item

Unit

Rate

Labour only for items 1310 to


1313
Providing and fixing in position
collapsible steel shutters with
vertical channels 20 x 10 x 2mm
at 10 cm. Centre and braced with
flat iron diagonals 20 x 5 mm size
with top and bottom rail of T-iron
40 x 40 x 6mm with 40 mm dia
steel pulleys complete with bolts,
nuts
locking
arrangement,
stoppers,
handles,
including
applying a priming coat of
approved steel primer.
Labour only for fixing of item
1316
Providing and fixing 1mm thick
M.S sheet sliding-shutters with
frame and diagonal braces of 40
x 40 x 6 mm angle iron, 3 mm
M.S gusset plates at the junction
and corners, 25mm dia pulley, 40
x 40 x 6 mm angle and T-iron
guide at top and bottom
respectively including applying a
priming coat of approved steel
primer.
Labour only for fixing of item
1318
Providing, fabricating and fixing
in Position M. S. grill for window
opening (or any other similar
opening),
wicket
gate,
Compound
gate
or
over
parapets, grill on Staircase etc.,
or works of similar nature of any
pattern , any design(straight or
curved) fitted and fixed in
position, Including all welding
riveting etc., to floors, walls,
columns, etc., and repairing the
same to the original condition In
CM 1:3 complete (a) M. S. grill consisting of M. S.
bars only

Sq. m

28.10

Sq. m

2398.00

Sq. m

76.00

Sq. m

1926.00

Sq. m

44.00

kg

52.00

Remark

Item No.

1321

1322

1323

1324

1325

Item

Unit

Rate

(b) M. S. grills consisting of M. S.


flats, channels, angle iron, Tsection, joists, plates.
(c) M. S. grills consisting of
square or hexagonal M. S. bars
or sheets.
(a) Welding by gas plants
including cost of electrodes.
(b) Welding by electric plant
including cost of electrodes.
Providing and fixing 1 mm -thick
M. S. sheet garage door with
frame of 40 X 40 x 6 mm angle
iron and 3 mm M. S. gusset
plates at the junction and
corners, all necessary fittings
complete including applying a
primary coat of approved steel
primer(a) Using M. S. angles 40 x 40 x
6 mm for diagonal braces.
(b) Using flats 30 X 6 mm for
diagonal braces and central
piece.
Labour only for fixing for(a) Item 1322(a)
(b) Item 1322(b)
Supplying and fixing rolling
shutters of approved make,
made of 80 x 1.25 mm laths
interlocked together through their
entire length and jointed together
at the end by end locks mounted
on especially designed pipe shaft
with brackets, side guides and
arrangements for inside and
outside locking With push and
pull operation complete including
the cost of providing and fixing
necessary 27.5 cm long wire
spring grade-2, IS: 4454-Part-II
and M.S. top cover 1.25 mm
thick for rolling shutters.
Providing and fixing 27.5 Cm
long wire spring grade 2 for

kg

53.00

kg

55.00

cm

2.60

cm

1.80

Sq. m

1844.00

Sq. m

1738.00

Sq. m
Sq. m
Sq. m

75.00
75.00
1323.00

each

316.00

Remark

Item No.

Item

Unit

Rate

each

364.00

Sq. m

296.00

Sq. m

350.00

Sq. m
Sq. m

413.00
147.00

rolling shutters
1326
1327
1328

1329

Providing and fixing ball bearing


for rolling shutters
Providing and fixing top cover for
rolling shutters
Extra for providing mechanical
device,
chain
and
crank
operation for operating rolling
shutters.
(a) Exceeding 10 sqm and upto
16.8 sq.m in area
(b) Exceeding 16.8 sqm in area
Fixing standard steel glazed
doors, windows and ventilators in
walls with 15 X 3 mm lugs10 cm
long embedded in cement
concrete blocks 15 x 15x 10 cm
of 1:3:6 C.C. with 20 mm graded
metal or with wooden plugs and
screws or rawl plugs and screws
or with fixing clips or with bolts
and nuts as required, including
fixing of glass panes with glazing
clips and special metal sash
putty of approved make or metal
beading with screws (only steel
windows with lugs glass panes
cut to size and glazing clip or
metal beading with screws, shall
be supplied by department free
of cost).

Remark

Item No.
1330

1331

1332

Item
Providing and fixing steel glazed
doors, windows and ventilators of
standard rolled steel sections,
joints mitred and welded with
15x3 mm lugs 10 cm long, with
steel lugs, embedded in cement
concrete blocks 15x15x10 cm of
1:3:6 with 20 mm graded metal
or with wooden plugs and screws
or rawl plugs and screws or with
fixing clips or with bolts and nuts
as required including providing
and fixing of glass panes with
glazing clips and special metal
sash putty of approved make
complete including Applying a
priming coat of approved steel
primer, excluding the cost of
metal beading and other fittings
except necessary hinges or
pivots as required:(a) Doors
(b) Windows fixed
(c) Windows side hung
(d) Ventilators top hung
(e) Ventilators centre hung
Extra for providing and fixing
steel beading of approved shape
and section with screws instead
of glazing clips and metal sash
putty(a) Steel doors
(b) Steel windows
(c) Steel ventilators
Providing and fixing T-iron
frames for doors, windows and
ventilators of metal steel Tsection, joints mitred and welded
with 15x3 mm lugs 10 cm long
embedded in cement concrete
blocks 15xl5xl0 cm size of 1:3:6
c.c. with 20 mm graded metal or
with wooden plugs and screws or
rawl plugs and screws, or with

Unit

Rate

Sq. m
Sq. m
Sq. m
Sq. m
Sq. m

2061.00
1441.00
2031.00
2013.00
2116.00

Sq. m
Sq. m
Sq. m
Kg

256.00
332.00
339.00
58.00

Remark

Item No.

Item

Unit

Rate

each

73.00

Per cm
height

1.10

Kg

69.00

Kg

77.00

Kg

77.00

Kg

6.60

Kg

103.00

fixing clips or with bolt and nuts


as required including fixing of
necessary butt hinges and
screws and applying a priming
coat of approved steel primer.

1333

1334

1335

1336

1337

1338
1339

Providing and fixing M.S. fan


clamp type 1 (of building code of
India 1970),16 mm dia M.S. bar
bent to shape with hooked end in
R.C.C. slabs during laying
including painting the exposed
portion of loop, all as per
standard design completed.
Extra over rate of item 1333 for
providing and fixing M. S. fan
clamp type 2 (Latest Building
code of India ) as per standard
design in R.C.C. beams during
laying towards the additional
height of the clamp due to beam
rib.
Providing and fixing M. S. round
holding down bolts with nuts and
washer plates complete.
Providing and fixing bolts up to
300 mm in length including nuts
and washers complete.
Providing and fixing bolts above
300 mm in length including nuts
and washers complete.
Labour only for item 1336 and
1337.
Providing and fixing of M.S. rivets
in sizes in position.

Remark

Item No.
1340

1341

1342

1343

1344

Item

Unit

Rate

Providing and fixing a 1 m high


fencing with precast 1:2:4 R.C.C.
line posts of 1.5 m in length with
metal of maximum size 12.5 mm
with 6 mm dia. M.S. bar placed
one at each corner with 3 mm
dia. steel ties with spacing 20
c.m. placed at maximum 3 m
apart (corner end and every 10th
post to be stainer post of 1.6 m
length and strutted with strut of
1.6 m length line and stainer
posts embedded in 1:5:10 c.c.
30x30x40 cm, the foundation
level at 10 cm below the bottom
level of posts struts resting over
c.c. block of size 50x25x12.5 cm
including excavation, provided
with 3 horizontal rows and two
diagonals of barbed wire.
Supplying 1:2:4 R.C.C. precast
fencing posts (IS: 4996) 1.5 m
long and 125x100 mm in size
with graded metal of maximum
size 12.5 mm including form work
finishing
and
curing
etc.,
complete.
Supplying of 1:2:4 R.C.C. stainer
posts (IS: 4996) 1.6 m long and
125x125 mm in size with graded
metal 12.5 mm including form
work, finishing and curing etc.,
complete.
Supplying of 1:2:4 R.C.C. 1.6 m
long strut or braces-( I.S.- 4996)
of size 85x85 mm with graded
metal 12.5 mm including form
work finishing and curing etc.,
complete.
Wire fencing with 1.8 m to 2.5 m
apart 1.2 m above ground level
and 45 cm below G. L. fixed in
lime concrete or cement concrete
1:4:8 (30x30x30 cm) including
diagonal struts at corners and at

147.00

each

154.00

each

185.00

each

142.00

Remark

Item No.

Item

Unit

Rate

242.00

205.00

107.00

277.00

231.00

m
m

6.90
9.20

69.00

50.00

10.70

m
m
each

5.60
7.30
12.80

5.90

every seventh post, oil painting


with two coats on each post etc.,
complete-

1345

1346

1347

1348

1349

a) Barbed wire 9.38 kg per 100


m (min.) with angle iron posts
50x50x6 mm 3 rows of wire.
b) Barbed wire 9.38 kg per 100
m (min.) with angle iron posts
40x40x6 mm 3 rows of wire.
c) Barbed wire 9.38 kg per 100
m(min.) with teak wood ballies
120 mm dia 3 rows of wire.
(d) Seven-strand plain G. I. wire
16 gauge with angle iron posts
50x50x6 mm 3 rows of wire.
(e) Plain seven strained G. I. wire
with angle iron posts of 40x40x6
mm 3 rows of wire.
Add for each additional row of
wire in(a) Item 1344 (a), (b) and (c)
(b) Item 1344 (d) and (e)
Add for each additional 0.3 m
height of pole(a) For angle iron post 50x50x6
mm
(b) For angle iron posts 40x40x6
mm
(c) For teak wood ballies 120
mm dia
Deduct for cost of wire for each
row in (a) Item 1344 (a), (b) and (c)
(b) Item 1344 (d) and (e)
Labour only for fixing posts in
lime
concrete
or
cement
concrete.
Labour only for straining and
fixing barbed wire to wood,
concrete or iron post, including
screwing with G. I. tying wires, G.
I. staples or steel pins etc.,

Remark

Item No.

Item

Unit

Rate

3.30

each

97.00

696.00

m
m

6.60
231.00

(excluding cost of wire, staple,


pins) for each row of wire.

1350

1351

1352

1353
1354

Labour only for straining and


fixing G. I. plain wire to wood,
concrete or iron posts including
screwing with G. I. Staples of
steel pins (excluding cost of wire,
staple, pins) for each row of wire.
Supplying and fixing turn buckles
and straining bolts for barbed
wire fencing.
1.2 m high welded steel wire
fabric confirming to I.S.:226
fencing with 1.8 m R.C.C. posts
of standard design placed every
3 m apart, embedded in cement
concrete blocks 45x45x60 cm of
mix 1:5:10 with 40 mm metal
corner end and every l0 th post
to be strutted and struts
embedded in cement concrete
blocks 70x45x50 cm of the same
mix provided with welded steel
wire
fabric
0.9
m
wide
rectangular mesh 75x25 mm size
weighing not less than 7.75
kg/m2 fixed between the posts
fitted and fixed with G.1 ' staples
on wooden plugs tied to 6mm bar
ribs with binding wire including
earthwork excavation, concrete
work and cost of posts, struts
etc., complete.
Labour only for item 1352
Wire mesh fencing (50 mm 18
SWG) with angle iron posts
40mm x40mmx6mm,1.8 m to 2.5
m apart, 1. 20 m above G.L., 45
cm below G. L. fixed in lime
concrete or cement concrete
1:4:8 (30x30x30 cm) including
diagonal struts at corners, oil

Remark

Item No.

Item

Unit

Rate

213.00

4.20

painting of posts with 2 coats


complete.

1355

1356

Woven wire fencing (10 gauge)


with angle iron posts 40 x 40 x 6
mm, 1.8 to 2.5 m apart, 1.20 m
above G. L. 45 cm below G L.
fixed in lime concrete or cement
concrete 1:4:8 (30 x 30 x 30 cm)
including diagonal struts at
corners, oil painting of posts with
2 coats etc. complete.
Labour for fixing wire mesh or
woven wire fencing to post as in
item 1354 and 1355.

Remark