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Historical Steel Shapes

Historical Steel Shapes

Historical Steel Shapes


I am Working on a building from 1968 with Historical Steel sections called out as 10B19 and 12B16.5

Looking through the Historical AISC Excel database I haven't been able to come across any steel shapes that match theses callout. The Closest sections I can find for the 12B16.5 is a B12 (weight 18.4 plf or 23 plf) from the USS manual 1946.

The Closest sections I can find for the 10B19 is a B10 (weight 25.4 plf) from the USS manual 1946.

Any help to finding a reference would be greatly appreciated.


RE: Historical Steel Shapes

From AISC MSC 6th Edition, from 1967:

The 1st through 7th edition of the MSC is a free download for AISC members here: Link

RE: Historical Steel Shapes

In case you need to know the principal produces of such beams, here it is:

RE: Historical Steel Shapes

Additional resource/reference: USS shapes catalog of 1950 printing, available as a free download from AISC here: Link

RE: Historical Steel Shapes

Ingenuity This is great. I really appreciate the help!

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