PS 150 S - 1-5/8" x 2 7/16", 12 Gage, Long Slots

Part No. Length (ft) Finish Product Weight / Ft (lbs/ft)
PS 150S 10 PG 2.42
PS 150S 20 PG 2.42
PS 150S 20 HG 2.512
PS 150S 10 HG 2.512
PS 150S 10 GR 2.42
PS 150S 20 GR 2.42
PS 150S 20 PL 2.42
PS 150S 10 PL 2.42
PS 150S 20 ZD 2.42
PS 150S 10 ZD 2.42

    Beam Loading

    Beam Loading - PS 150 S
    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
    Refer to the General Specifications for loading information.

    Column Loading

    Column Loading - PS 150 S
    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
    Refer to the General Specifications for loading information.

    Elements of Section

    Elements of Section - PS 150 S
    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)

    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.

    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.