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According to Steel Joist Institute Standard Load Table, adopted 10/1/74 a
32LH07 spanning 60' can take a total safe uniform load of 262 plf. The live
load to cause deflection of L/360 = 133 plf.

Randy Russ
Russ Engineering Group, Inc.
Baton Rouge, La.

-----Original Message-----
From: Brian K. Smith <smitheng(--nospam--at)>
To: seaint(--nospam--at) <seaint(--nospam--at)>
Date: Thursday, April 27, 2000 10:46 AM
Subject: RE: old joist

> Can anyone give me the allowable loads for '78 vintage 32LH07's, 60'
>span????  Also, did the SJI LH spec at that time require a minimum shear at
>midspan like they do with the K's now???
>Brian K. Smith, P.E.