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W6x15 5.99 5.990 .260 .230 load at 10 feet

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w6x15 5.99 5.990 .260 .230 load at 10 feet
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Structural Engineering
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.
What is your question?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

What is the load capacity of a w6x15 beam that is 10' long for hanging 400 pounds on it.

Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.
I will assume ASTM A992 Gr. 50 steel with span/240 deflection limit
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Yes

Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.
The maximum allowable point load at midspan is 4,000 pounds.
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.
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Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.
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