STEEL SECTIONS

This article is for beginners of this construction industry. Being a Construction Engineer / Structural Engineer we have to work with different type of steel section. Different type of steel sections are listed below and also mentioned how it designated along with examples.

BEAM SECTIONS

1. ISJB - Indian Standard Junior Beams 2. ISLB - Indian Standard Light Weight Beams 3. ISMB - Indian Standard Medium Weight Beams 4. ISWB - Indian Standard Wide Flange Beams 5. ISHB - Indian Standard Heavy Weight Beams Beams will be designated by Type - Web size X Flange size (Eg. ISMB 600X210)

PARALLEL FLANGE BEAMS

Universal Beams4.Indian Standard Wide Parallel Flange Beams 3. UB 610X229X125) ANGLES 1. WPB . UC . NPB .Indian Standard Narrow Parallel Flange Beams. ISA 100X100X6) CHANNELS . 2.Web size X Flange size X Unit Weight (Eg.1. ISUA Indian Standard Un Equal Angle Angles will be designated by Type – Face1 size X Face2 size X Thickness (Eg. ISA Indian Standard Equal Angle 2. UB .Universal Columns Parallel Flange Beams will be designated by Type .

ISMC Indian Standard Medium Weight Channel Channels will be designated by Type –Web size X Flange size (Eg. ISJC Indian Standard Junior Channel 2. ISMC 100X50) RAILS 1. ISCR 100) PLATES . ISLC Indian Standard Light Weight Channel 3. ISHR Indian Standard Heavy Rail Rails will be designated by Type –Head size (Eg.1. ISCR Indian Standard Crane Rail 2.

Plate 10) FLATS Flats will be designated by Width X Thickness (Eg.Plates will be designated by Thickness (Eg. Flat 100X6) ROUND BAR ISRO Indian Standard Round .

Hex. ISRO 50) HEXAGON BAR Hex. Sq. Bar 100) SQUARE HOLLOW BAR . Bar 50) SQUARE BAR Square Bar will be designated by one side size (Eg.Bar will be designated by one side size (Eg.Round Bar will be designated by Diameter (Eg.

Bar– Face1 size X Face size2 X Thickness (Eg. .Bar– Face1 size X Face size2 X Thickness (Eg. Sq.Bar 100X50X2) Hope this information may useful to you. More details like unit weight and other properties will follow my next articles.Bar 50X50X2) RECTANGULAR HOLLOW SECTION Rectangular Hollow bar will be designated by Rect. Wish you all the best.Square Hollow bar will be designated by Sq. Sq.Rect.

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