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What size I or H beam is needed to carry 12000 lbs. over the

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What size I or H beam is needed to carry 12000 lbs. over the span of 25 feet and what size H or I beam is needed to span 45 ft. and carry 8000 lbs.?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Structural Engineering
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.

Hello. I can help.

Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.

Do you have a deflection limit? Will you be able to brace the beams against lateral torsional buckling?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
This is for a overhead crane system. My columns are 25 ft. apart. I was hoping to get 2 6000 lb. electric hoist on two separate cross rails.
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.

I apologize for the delay. I was out of town for a few days and did not have access to the Internet.

Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.

Will you be able to brace the beams for lateral torsional buckling? This is a big part of the design

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