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P5500WT

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P5500WT – 1-5/8″ x 2 7/16″, 12 Gage, Slotted

Part No. Length (ft) Finish Product Weight / Ft (lbs/ft)
P5500WT 20 PG 2.42
P5500WT 10 PG 2.42
P5500WT 20 HG 2.56
P5500WT 10 HG 2.56
P5500WT 10 GR 2.42
P5500WT 20 GR 2.42
P5500WT 10 PL 2.42
P5500WT 20 PL 2.42
P5500WT 10 ZD 2.42
P5500WT 20 ZD 2.42
Beam Loading – P5500WT
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 2,780 0.04 2,780 2,780 2,780 0.99
36 1,853 0.09 1,853 1,853 1,853 0.89
48 1,394 0.15 1,394 1,394 1,207 0.77
60 1,114 0.24 1,114 1,114 774 0.67
72 927 0.34 927 808 536 0.58
84 799 0.47 791 595 400 0.51
96 697 0.61 604 451 306 0.46
108 621 0.78 476 357 238 0.42
120 553 0.95 391 289 196 0.40
144 468 1.39 272 204 136 0.36
168 400 1.89 196 145 102 0.32
192 349 2.46 153 111 77 0.30
216 306 3.07 119 94 60 0.28
240 281 3.86 94 77 51 0.26
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Column Loading – P5500WT
Column Loading – P5500WT

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 – P5500WT
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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