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would you happen to have Fb?  The tee's span 10 feet.  If you could, would
you please fax me a load table?


Chris Towne
304-727-5580 fax

----- Original Message -----
From: "Roger Turk" <73527.1356(--nospam--at)>
To: <seaint(--nospam--at)>
Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2000 7:13 PM
Subject: RE: Tectum Ceiling Support

> Chris,
> You had me confused for a while describing the system as a "ceiling."  As
> such, I was thinking of Tectum ceiling panels, but I didn't have anything
> my files on them, at least I couldn't find anything.  Then I started
> wondering if you were talking about gypsum concrete and looked in the
> concrete section of my files and BINGO!
> V-200 bulb tees, manufactured by Conners Steel, H. K. Porter Company.
> 1.88-inches high, 2.90 lbs/ft, Ixx = .497 in^4, Sxx = .473.  From Gold
> brochure of January, 1969.
> The brochure has maximum clear span tables for LL from 20 psf to 55 psf
> on stress and deflection (L/240 and L/360).  Let me know what information
> need.
> Hope this helps.
> A. Roger Turk, P.E.(Structural)
> Tucson, Arizona
> Chris Towne wrote:
> >>I am looking for some information on Tectum bulb-tee support beams.  The
> structure was constructed in the early 70's.  The plans call out for
> no. V-200-3.  Any help would be very much appreciated.<<