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What size, can you please tell me what size I beam is

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Hi Pearl What size
JA: OK. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so we can help you best.
Customer: Hi Pearl
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Structural Engineer should know?
Customer: can you please tell me what size I beam is required to support 500 lbs cantilevered 10 feet?
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Structural Engineering
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
thank you
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 month ago.

Hello. I can help.

Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 month ago.

Is that the only load? 500 pounds at the end of a 10; cantilever?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
email is fine
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 month ago.

You can plan for a W6x20 beam ASTM A992 Gr. 50. The beam is 6" deep and weighs 20 pounds per foot.

Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 month ago.

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