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Re: Steel storage rack memeber section properties

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'Sounds like a Unistrut rack to me.  If so Unistrut properties are
available.

Fountain E. Conner, P.E.
Gulf Breeze, Fl. 32561

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> From: EDLStruct(--nospam--at)aol.com
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: Steel storage rack memeber section properties
> Date: Thursday, September 16, 1999 6:08 PM
> 
> Does anyone know of the source for the steel storage rack member cross 
> section properties?  They are used steel racks.  I've tried to find 
> manufacturer but there is no name printed on the steel racks.  I went on
the 
> www. and  found one manufacturer in Africa.   But I don't know that they
sold 
> some here.  Anyway I don't know that Enercalc Program can calculate thin
gage 
> (14 or 15 gage) C shape or rectangular shape with one corner pushed in
for 
> seating for plywood, or C shape with lips at end of the flanges.  Hand 
> calculation will take forever when there are variety of the racks member 
> sizes and shapes.  Any input on this I would appreciate it greatly.
> Ed Latthitham S.E.
> Ventura, CA