How much weight can a steel beam hold?

Answer The I-beam is the most commonly used support for building construction. The average strength of one of these beams is between 50 and 65 ksi. One unit of ksi is considered to be 1,000 pounds per s... Read More »

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How much weight can a 2x10 beam hold?

The maximum weight a 2x10-inch beam can hold is 5,704 pounds. This assumes a 5-inch span and a PSI (pounds per square inch) of 2,000. Increasing the beam's span or decreasing the wood's PSI lowers ... Read More »

Can I place a speaker directly under a steel beam?

no problem. anybody that tells you they can hear a difference there is full of it.

How to Hold Heavy Things from Steel Reinforced Concrete Beams?

Painted white to blend with the ceiling, a different project in the same cabin A big butane light hanging from a beamYou may have some building: garage,storage facility,country cabin...with a ceili... Read More »

Will a 20 gauge steel frame hold stone veneer and backer board?

It should if it's not too tall (over 8 ft)