PS 100 2T3 - 1-5/8" x 6 1/2", 12 Gage, Back-to-Back, Solid

Part No. Length (ft) Finish Product Weight / Ft (lbs/ft)
PS 100 2T3 20 PG 6.1
PS 100 2T3 10 PG 6.1
PS 100 2T3 10 HG 6.466
PS 100 2T3 20 HG 6.466
PS 100 2T3 10 GR 6.1
PS 100 2T3 20 GR 6.1
PS 100 2T3 10 PL 6.1
PS 100 2T3 20 PL 6.1

    Beam Loading

    Beam Loading - PS 100 2T3
    Span
    (in)
    Max Allow. Uniform 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 * 6,890 0.01 * 6,890 * 6,890 * 6,890 1.00
    36 * 6,890 0.02 * 6,890 * 6,890 * 6,890 1.00
    48 * 6,890 0.05 * 6,890 * 6,890 * 6,890 0.97
    60 6,420 0.10 6,420 6,420 6,420 0.90
    72 5,350 0.14 5,350 5,350 5,350 0.83
    84 4,590 0.19 4,590 4,590 4,590 0.76
    96 4,020 0.25 4,020 4,020 4,020 0.68
    108 3,570 0.32 3,570 3,570 3,360 0.61
    120 3,210 0.39 3,210 3,210 2,720 0.54
    144 2,680 0.57 2,680 2,680 1,890 0.43
    168 2,290 0.77 2,290 2,080 1,390 0.35
    192 2,010 1.01 2,010 1,590 1,060 0.30
    216 1,780 1.27 1,680 1,260 840 0.27
    240 1,610 1.58 1,360 1,020 680 0.24
    Note Bearing load may govern capacity.
    Note *Load limited by weld shear
    Refer to the General Specifications for loading information.

    Column Loading

    Column Loading - PS 100 2T3
    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 10,670 39,230 38,030 36,210 34,240
    36 10,350 36,450 34,240 31,200 28,260
    48 9,940 33,220 30,200 26,430 23,190
    60 9,290 29,950 26,430 22,470 19,380
    72 8,560 26,880 23,190 19,380 16,450
    84 7,860 24,140 20,520 17,040 12,090
    96 7,220 21,790 18,370 13,330 9,250
    108 6,600 19,790 16,450 10,530 7,310
    120 5,760 18,130 13,330 8,530 KL/r>200
    144 4,390 14,020 9,250 KL/r>200 KL/r>200
    168 3,420 10,300 6,800 KL/r>200 KL/r>200
    Refer to the General Specifications for loading information.

    Elements of Section

    Elements of Section - PS 100 2T3
    Area of Section 1.793 in2 (11.6 cm2)
    Axis 1-1 Axix 2-2
    Moment of Inertia (I) 6.227 in4 (259.2 cm4) 0.866 in4 (36 cm4)
    Section Modulus (S) 1.916 in3 (31.4 cm3) 1.066 in3 (17.5 cm3)
    Radius of Gyration (r) 1.864 in (4.7 cm) 0.695 in (1.8 cm)

    General Specifications

    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:

    Curved Channel:

    • Many Power-Strut channel sections can be supplied with a curve. Click here 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 Power-Strut brand channel.
    • 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

    Materials & Finishes - Standard:

    • Pregalvanized (PG):  Conforms to ASTM A653 SS GR 33, G90.
    • Power-Strut 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.