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I have a coil 8Wx4Hx4D that weighs approx 8000lbs. Sorry,

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I have a coil 8Wx4Hx4D that weighs approx 8000lbs.
JA: OK. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so we can help you best.
Customer: Sorry, sent the message too soon. I need to drag the coil across a span of 10 feet. I need to build an I beam frame to support the coil as I drag it, over an area What size steel I beams should a purchase
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Structural Engineer should know?
Customer: no
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Structural Engineering
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 month ago.
Hello
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 month ago.
W5x16
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 month ago.
ASTM A992 Ge. 50 steel
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Thanks, ***** ***** I need to know is the specification for the I beam, and how much deflection I may have in the middle of the beam. The load will be distributed evenly across the beam
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 month ago.

That is the specification for the beam. W5x16.

Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 month ago.

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