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Forgot about W21x55
Gary

On 22 Dec 2004 at 7:34, TED RYAN wrote:

> There is also a C12x20.7 that wasn't there before...
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ken Peoples [mailto:kspeoples(--nospam--at)lvta.net] 
> Sent: Wednesday, December 22, 2004 7:35 AM
> To: Steel Detail; Seaint
> Subject: W21x48 and W21x55 beams
> 
> I know that some of you are going to read this and say "Wake up Ken,
> these have been out there for a while now", but just in case some of
> you don't know this, I feel obligated to share this: I am looking at a
> job to bid and I see W21x55 beams and I say to myself - "must be a
> W24x55 or W21x50".  Just in case, I check the LRFD 3rd edition and
> sure enough there are two beam sizes in there that I was not aware of
> - W21x48 and W21x55.  I knew that the big W44's were vastly different
> from the 9th edition, but I had not realized the changes to beams in
> the range that I use fairly often.  I will have to pencil these into
> my 9th edition!  Without me going through the entire list, are there
> any other new lighter (say less than 100 plf) wide flange members that
> I should know about?
> 
> Best regards,
> 
> 
> Ken
> 
> Kenneth S. Peoples, P. E.
> LVTA
> Lehigh Valley Technical Associates, Inc.
> 1584 Weaversville Road
> Northampton, PA 18067
> 
> Phone: 610-262-6345
> Fax:610-262-8188
> Email: kpeoples(--nospam--at)lvta.net
> 



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