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I need to span a gap of a minimum of 4ft. The new span will

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I need to span a gap of a minimum of 4ft. The new span will carry a forklift of 10,000 lbs.
The new span will modify the existing ramp between two concrete warehouse floors. The existing ramp's angle is too steep. and the forklift is destroying the edge of both the floor and the existing ramp where they meet
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Structural Engineering
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 7 months ago.
Hello
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 7 months ago.
Do you want a grating?
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
That is probably the easiest way to fix the issue
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 7 months ago.
Great. I will provide you with a grating spec
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 7 months ago.
Serrated grating by Ohio Gratings. 3 1/2" X 3/8" bearing bars at 15/16" o.c. With banded edges
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 7 months ago.
That's good for the 10,000 pound forklift load
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 7 months ago.
That's a 15-W-4 grating
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Thank you
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 7 months ago.
No problem. I'm happy to help. Good luck with your project
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 7 months ago.
Hello. Do you have any other questions for me on this topic? If you could rate my answer, I would appreciate it.

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