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Beam Selection Chart

 
1  
Find the required length.
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Follow the column down to determine the beam capacity needed.
 
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 Read the corresponding beam height in the first column.

 

 

 

 

 

BEAM LENGTH (Clear Span)

IBN = 14 Gauge Thickness                    IBX = 16 Gauge Thickness

Beam Height 48" 60" 72" 84" 92" 96" 108" 120" 144"
3.5"

IBX-35048 ---

IBX-35060 --- IBX-35072
4500#
IBX-35084 3900# IBX-35092 3300# IBX-35096 3100# IBX-35108 2400# IBX-35120 2000#  IBX-35144 1400#
4.0" IBX-40048 --- IBX-40060 ---   IBX-40072 5600# IBX-40084 4800# IBX-40092 4300# IBX-40096 4200#  IBX-40108 3400# IBX-40120 2700# IBX-40144 1900#
4.5" IBX-45048 IBX-45060 --- IBX-45072 6700# IBX-45084 5700# IBX-45092 5200# IBX-45096 5000# IBX-45108 4400# IBX-45120 3700# IBX-45144 2500#
5.0" IBX-50048 --- IBX-50060 ---  IBX-50072
7900#
IBX-50084 6800# IBX-50092 6200# IBX-50096 6000# IBX-50108 5200# IBX-50120 4700# IBX-50144 3300#  
5.5" IBN-55048 ---- IBN-55060 ----- IBN-55072 ----- IBN-55084 9200# IBN-55092 8400# IBN-55096 8100# IBN-55108 7200# IBN-55120 6400# IBN-55144 4900#
6.0" IBN-60048 ----- IBN-60060 ----- IBN-60072 ----- IBN-60084 10600# IBN-60092 9600# IBN-60096 9200# IBN-60108 8200# IBN-60120 7400# IBN-60144 6100#

*BEAM  NOTES... 

*1 Maximum deflection - Beam length (in.) divided by 180

 

*2  Meets R.M.I.* standard.(*R.M.I.=Rack Manufacturers Institute)

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