|Universal Beams and Columns General
|The section sizes of universal beams and columns are given in the tables on the following pages. We have split up the sections in metric and imperial sizes because the sections are rolled after different standard specifications. The tables cover I-beams, IPE- beams, H-beams and HE-beams. The difference between these beams is that the H/HE-beams have wider flange than the I/IPE-beams and therefore look more like the letter H than the letter I.
Mild Steel Plates
|Flat bars are a flat, rectangular section with square edges varying in sizes. This cost-effective steel product is suitable for a wide variety of applications and is distributed into the construction, engineering, manufacturing, mining, grating, fabrication and many other industries.
The standard method for specifying the dimensions of a American Standard Steel Channels is like C 5 x 9. which is a beam 5 inches deep with a weight 9 lb/ft.
I-shaped cross-section beams: