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SHS/RHS Windposts

SHS/RHS Windposts are available in a wide range of sizes, lengths and finishes to suit each application and come complete with necessary fixings. The image shown illustrates a finish with a red zinc phosphate primer.

We would either shot fire or tech screw ties to the section.

 

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Windposts are designed as simply supported beams. Maximum deflection is height/360 and maximum stress is 191N/mm2

Box Section Windposts

Section lxx Zxx 2.5m 3.0m 3.5m 4.0m 4.5m 5.0m 5.5m 6.0m
a x b x t cm4 cm3 Maximum factored load for height of windpost (UDL) kN
100x100x4 226 45.3 23.1 16.1 11.8 9.0 7.1 5.8 4.8 4.0
100x100x5 271 54.2 27.8 19.3 14.2 10.8 8.6 6.9 5.7 4.8
100x100x6 311 62.3 30.0 22.1 16.2 12.4 9.8 8.0 6.6 5.5
200x100x4 411 82.2 30.0 29.2 21.5 16.4 13.0 10.5 8.7 7.3
200x100x5 497 99.4 30.0 35.3 26.0 19.9 15.7 12.7 10.5 8.8
140x140x4 652 93.1 30.0 36.0 34.1 26.1 20.6 16.7 13.8 11.6
140x140x5 791 113.0 30.0 36.0 41.3 31.6 25.0 20.2 16.7 14.1
140x140x6 920 131.0 30.0 36.0 42.0 36.8 29.1 23.6 19.5 16.4
140x140x8 1130 161.0 30.0 36.0 42.0 45.2 35.7 28.9 23.9 20.1
200x200x5 2410 241.0 30.0 36.0 42.0 51.0 57.0 61.7 51.0 42.8

 

Windposts are designed as simply supported beams. Maximum deflection is height/360 and maximum stress is 191N/mm2

Box Section Parapets

Section lxx Zxx  0.8m 1.0m 1.2m 1.4m 1.6m 1.8m 2.0m
a x b x t cm4 cm3 Maximum factored load for height of windpost (UDL) kN
 100x100x4 226 45.3 9.0 12.0 14.4 12.4 10.8 9.3 7.5
 100x100x5 271 54.2 9.0 12.0 15.0 14.8 12.9 11.2 9.0
 100x100x6 311 62.3 9.0 12.0 15.0 17.0 14.9 12.8 10.4
 200x100x4 411 82.2 9.0 12.0 15.0 18.0 19.6 16.9 13.7
 200x100x5 497 99.4 9.0 12.0 15.0 18.0 21.0 20.5 16.6
 140x140x4 652 93.1 9.0 12.0 15.0 18.0 21.0 19.7 17.8
 140x140x5 791 113.0 9.0 12.0 15.0 18.0 21.0 24.0 21.6
 140x140x6 920 131.0 9.0 12.0 15.0 18.0 21.0 24.0 24.0
 140x140x8 1130 161.0 9.0 12.0 15.0 18.0 21.0 24.0 24.0
 200x200x5 2410 241.0 9.0 12.0 15.0 18.0 21.0 24.0 24.0

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