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P5500

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P5500 – 1-5/8″ x 2 7/16″, 12 Gage, Solid

Part No. Length (ft) Finish Product Weight / Ft (lbs/ft)
P5500 10 PG 2.47
P5500 20 PG 2.47
P5500 10 HG 2.618
P5500 20 HG 2.618
P5500 10 GR 2.47
P5500 20 GR 2.47
P5500 10 PL 2.47
P5500 20 PL 2.47
P5500 20 ZD 2.47
P5500 10 ZD 2.47
P5500 20 EA 0.97
P5500 10 EA 0.97
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Beam Loading – P5500
Beam Loading – P5500

Span

(in)


Max Allow. Unifor Load

(lbs)


Deflection at Uniform Load

(in)


Uniform Loading
at Deflection

Lateral Bracing Reduction Factor

Span/180

(lbs)


Span/240

(lbs)


Span/360

(lbs)

24 3,270 0.04 3,270 3,270 3,270 0.99
36 2,180 0.09 2,180 2,180 2,180 0.89
48 1,640 0.15 1,640 1,640 1,420 0.77
60 1,310 0.24 1,310 1,310 910 0.67
72 1,090 0.34 1,090 950 630 0.58
84 940 0.47 930 700 470 0.51
96 820 0.61 710 530 360 0.46
108 730 0.78 560 420 280 0.42
120 650 0.95 460 340 230 0.40
144 550 1.39 320 240 160 0.36
168 470 1.89 230 170 120 0.32
192 410 2.46 180 130 90 0.30
216 360 3.07 140 110 70 0.28
240 330 3.86 110 90 60 0.26
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Column Loading – P5500
Column Loading – P5500

Unbraced
Height

(in)


Allowable Load at Slot Face
(lbs)
Max Column Load
Applied at C.G.
K=0.65 (lbs) K=0.80 (lbs) K=1.0 (lbs) K=1.2 (lbs)
24 4,640 13,840 12,570 10,840 9,190
36 3,970 11,050 9,190 7,030 5,370
48 3,180 8,420 6,390 4,620 3,630
60 2,550 6,250 4,620 3,450 2,780
72 2,120 4,790 3,630 2,780 2,260
84 1,810 3,890 3,010 2,330 1,910
96 1,580 3,290 2,580 2,020 1,650
108 1,400 2,860 2,260 1,770 1,440
120 1,270 2,530 2,020 1,580 KL/r>200
144 1,060 2,070 1,650 KL/r>200 KL/r>200
168 920 1,750 1,380 KL/r>200 KL/r>200
Elements of Section – P5500
Area of Section 0.726 in2 (4.7 cm2)
Axis 1-1 Axix 2-2
Moment of Inertia (I) 0.522 in4 (21.7 cm4) 0.334 in4 (13.9 cm4)
Section Modulus (S) 0.390 in3 (6.4 cm3) 0.411 in3 (6.7 cm3)
Radius of Gyration (r) 0.848 in (2.2 cm) 0.679 in (1.7 cm)
Standard Lengths:
  • 10 feet: 10′ or 10’ 1/8” (3.05m) ± 1/8″ (3 mm)
  • 20 feet: 20′ or 20’ 3/8” (6.11m) ± 1/8″ (3 mm)
Special Lengths:
  • Available with a tolerance of ±1/8″ (3 mm). Request quote.
Curved Channel:
  • Many Unistrut channel sections can be supplied with a curve. Contact us for our ordering form, specifications, and instructions.
Load Data:
  • All beam and column load data pertains to carbon steel and stainless steel channels.
  • Load tables apply only to UNISTRUT brand channel. Look for “UNISTRUT” on the product.
  • Load tables and charts are constructed to be in accordance with the SPECIFICATION FOR THE DESIGN OF COLD-FORMED STEEL STRUCTURAL MEMBERS 2007 EDITION published by the AMERICAN IRON AND STEEL INSTITUTE USING ASD METHOD.
  • Loads are based on 33 ksi steel cold formed to 42 ksi.
  • Safety Factor to Yield Strength is 1.67 for Beam Loads and 1.80 for Column Loads.
  • Beam loads are based on a simple beam and are given as a total uniform load (W) in pounds. For proper calculation procedures, refer to our Beam Load Calculation Guide.
  • For bearing loads, reference our bearing loads page.
Welds:
  • Welded channels are spot welded 2″ (51 mm) or 3″ (76 mm) on-center.

Materials & Finishes – Standard:

  • Pregalvanized (PG):  Conforms to ASTM A653 SS GR 33, G90.
  • Unistrut Defender (DF):  Conforms to ASTM A1046 SS GR 33
  • Hot Dip Galvanized (HG):  Steel conforms to ASTM A1011 SS GR 33, Finish conforms to ASTM A123
  • Perma-Green (GR):  Steel conforms to ASTM A1011 SS GR 33, E-Coat finish
  • Perma-Gold (ZD):  Steel conforms to ASTM A1011 SS GR 33, Finish conforms to ASTM B633, Type II SC3
  • Plain (PL):  Conforms to ASTM A1011 SS GR 33

Materials & Finishes – Special Metals:

  • Stainless Steel, Type 304 (SS):  ASTM A240, Type 304 *
  • Stainless Steel, Type 316 (ST):  ASTM A240, Type 316 *
  • Aluminum (EA):  ASTM B221, Type 6063-T6 (Extruded) *

* These materials have different physical properties and performance characteristics. Please contact us for design support.

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