From: "Philip T. Hodge" <phil(--nospam--at)joistdesign.com>
Date: Mon, 27 Mar 2000 16:03:37 -0500
A FM building I was involved with in Indiana recently had a requirement of
5'-0 maximum spacing for 1-1/2" 22 ga B deck. I was told this was a FM
requirement, but don't know for sure if it might have just been a local office
Richard Lewis wrote:
> I am looking for information on the maximum Factory Mutual span for 22 ga.
> 1-1/2" wide rib roof deck. My United Steel Deck catalog gives a 6'-0" max
> span for the FMS span. The footnote tells me this is for class 1
> construction. It refers to FMRC Approval Guide.
> Can anybody elaborate of what this means?
> Richard Lewis, P.E.
> Missionary TECH Team