What are the sizes of C purlins?

What are the sizes of C purlins?


  • 1.2mm.
  • 1.3mm.
  • 1.4mm.
  • 1.5mm.

What is the standard size of purlins?

Purlin Sizes Purlins are typically anywhere from 4” up to 12” with a flange width of 1-½” up to 4”. They are available in a variety of custom sizes and lengths depending upon what a project requires.

How much does a 6 inch C purlin weight?

Weight: 2.60 Lbs.

What does 8 inch c purlin weigh?

3.37 Lbs
Weight: 3.37 Lbs.

How do you size a purlin?

Single Span System: One purlin spans the length of the structure….The sizes are as follows:

  1. A four-inch purlin can span 12 feet.
  2. A six-inch purlin can span 18 feet.
  3. An eight-inch purlin can span 25 feet.
  4. A ten-inch purlin can span 30 feet.

Is Z purlin stronger than C purlin?

Z Shaped Purlin: Another form of Z purlin is stronger than C purlin and is mostly used together at joints and overlaps.

How is purlin spacing calculated?

In order for the sheets to be easily fixed to the purlins, as a rough guide they should be at least 50mm wide. When positioned, roof purlins should be spaced no further than 1.2 metres apart when using sheeting with a thickness of 0.7mm, and 1 metre when using 0.5mm sheeting.

Are purlins load bearing?

In architecture or structural engineering or building, a purlin (or purline) is a horizontal structural member in a roof. Purlins support the loads from the roof deck or sheathing and are supported by the principal rafters and/or the building walls, steel beams etc.

How far can 6 inch purlin span?

18 feet
A six-inch purlin can span 18 feet.

What is stronger C or Z purlin?

Z purlins are much stronger than C purlins due to its continuous or overlapping capability. In this case, for the metal building with bigger roofing loading capacity. On wa the can work as supporting for roof, walls and floor etc.

What thickness is 14 gauge?

15 U.S. Code § 206. Standard gauge for sheet and plate iron and steel

Number of gauge Approximate thickness in fractions of an inch Approximate thickness in decimal parts of an inch
13 3/32 .09375
14 5/64 .078125
15 9/128 .0703125
16 1/16 .0625

How far can 10 inch C purlin span?

30 feet
A ten-inch purlin can span 30 feet.

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