For the IRONWORK of.................................

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To be erected........................................

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In accordance with the drawings prepared by............

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Architect.

General Condition

The drawings and specifications are intended to co-operate; but any work shown on the drawings and not particularly described in the specifications, and any work necessary to the complete finish of the building as specified or shown, is to be done by the Contractor without extra charge, the same as if it were both specified or shown.

The Contractor is to comply with corporation ordinances, the State and other laws, and to be liable for all penalties and all damages to life and limb that may occur owing to his negligence, or that of his employees, during the erection of the building.

No extra work will be allowed unless ordered by the Architect in writing.

All work not made in strict conformity to the drawings and specifications will be rejected and must be removed, and all other work injured or destroyed by such rejected work must be made good at Contractor's expense.

Figured dimensions on the drawings are to be followed in all cases in preference to scale measurements.

The Contractor must secure all necessary permits in connection with his work, and pay all fees for the same.

The Architect, as the representative of the Owners, ............................, reserves the right to annul and cancel the contract in case the Contractor neglects or refuses to remove rejected work, and replace as specified and according to the instruction of the Architect, within a reasonable time after being notified.

A schedule, or detail, of the prices on which the Contract is based is to be furnished to the Architect, which schedule shall be the basis for all payments on account of Contract.

The Contractor must properly protect his work from injury, until the final completion and acceptance of the building. Any damage done to work of other contractors by the Contractor and employees will be made good at the Contractor's expense.

Time Of Completion

The entire building is to be completely finished and must be delivered ready for occupancy on or before the............................ The Contractor is to provide all necessary night and overtime work without extra charge. Should any delay occur in the progress of the work included in these specifications, or should the other contractors be delayed on account of the Iron Work or on account of replacing or altering defective work, the Contractor is to pay to........................the sum of.............. as liquidated damages for each and every day that the work is delayed, and for each and every day that the Iron Work may be unfinished and uncompleted after the......................

Payments

On the first day of each month a certificate will be given by the Architect for a payment on account of the Contract of eighty-five per cent (85%) of the value of the work furnished and put up at the building, providing a schedule has been furnished as before specified.

A certificate for the balance will be given by the Architect upon the completion of the Contract in conformity with the drawings and the specifications.

No certificate will be given, in case any work is furnished not in strict conformity with the drawings and specifications, nor until the defective work has been removed, and replaced to the satisfaction of the Architect.

Any certificate given or any payment made on account of the Contract for work furnished and erected at the building, or for materials furnished and set aside, does not act as an acceptance of any materials or work which may subsequently be found to be defective, by reason of existing defects at the time such certificate is given, or payment made, or defects arising from accidental injury or otherwise until the completion of the Contract.

The Contractor must replace all such defective work in which payments have been made before another certificate will be issued.

Constructive Work

The minimum weight and sizes of all constructive work are shown on the drawings and given in these specifications. Any deviation from their sizes and weights will be rejected by the Architect, to whom every facility is to be afforded for inspection at the shop and building.

Wrought Iron

Wrought iron to be ductile and of good fibre throughout, to have an ultimate resistance to tension of 50,000 pounds to the square inch; the elastic limit to be at least 26,000 pounds to the square inch, and stretch 18% in 8 inches.

Wrought Steel

All steel to be mild steel having an ultimate tensile strength of 65,000 lbs. to the square inch and an elastic limit not less than 36,000 lbs., and stretch 22% in 8 inches.

Cast Iron

All heavy cast iron to be of good gray iron, smooth, free from air holes, cinders and other defects.

Ornamental cast iron to be of fine stove castings; mouldings and decorations to be clean, sharp and well relieved.