What Size Steel Beam Do I Need?

The size of the steel beam you will require will depend primarily on two factors;

1. The length of the steel beam.

2. The weight that the steel beam is required to support.

In a domestic property the steel may be required to support the load from a range of different structural elements, these may include; a flat or sloping (pitched) roof, ceiling joists, non load bearing timber stud partitions, first floor joists and masonry walls.

The process of determining the correct loading supported by the steel beam can be difficult, to make your life easier you can use our simple templates to help you, click here for more information.