Properties - Universal Columns

Welcome to our Universal Column properties page! Here you'll find properties for all UK Universal Column steel sections described by the Steelwork Design Guide to BS5950-1:2000, Volume 1, Section Properties, Member Capacities, 7th Edition (also known as The Blue Book). Sort the table below according to any property and select a CAD file to download using the reference links in the left-most column.

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Section ReferenceSecond Moment of AreaRadius of GyrationElastic ModulusPlastic ModulusBuckling ParameterTorsional IndexWarping ConstantTorsional ConstantArea of Section
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356x406x6342750009810018.4111160046301420071100.8435.4638.813700808
356x406x551227000827001810.9996039501210060600.8416.0531.19240702
356x406x4671830006780017.510.7838032901000050300.8396.8624.35810595
356x406x3931470005540017.110.570002720822041500.8377.8618.93550501
356x406x3401230004690016.810.460302330700035400.8368.8515.52340433
356x406x287999003870016.510.350701940581029500.83510.212.31440366
356x406x235791003100016.310.241501570469023800.83412.19.54812299
356x368x202663002370016.19.635401260397019200.84413.47.16558257
356x368x177571002050015.99.5431001100346016700.844156.09381226
356x368x153486001760015.89.492680948296014300.844175.11251195
356x368x129402001460015.69.432260793248012000.84419.94.18153164
305x305x283789002460014.88.2743201530511023400.8557.656.352030360
305x305x240642002030014.58.1536401280425019500.8548.745.031270306
305x305x198509001630014.28.0430001040344015800.85410.23.88734252
305x305x158387001260013.97.92370808268012300.85112.52.87378201
305x305x137328001070013.77.832050692230010500.85114.22.39249174
305x305x11827700906013.67.77176058919608950.8516.21.98161150
305x305x9722200731013.47.69145047915907260.8519.31.5691.2123
254x254x16730000987011.96.812080744242011400.8518.491.63626213
254x254x13222500753011.66.69163057618708780.8510.31.19319168
254x254x10717500593011.36.59131045814806970.84812.40.898172136
254x254x8914300486011.26.55110037912205750.8514.50.717102113
254x254x7311400391011.16.488983079924650.84917.30.56257.693.1
203x203x1271540049209.755.5128046015207040.8547.380.549427162
203x203x1131330042909.595.45113040413306180.8538.110.464305145
203x203x1001130036809.445.3998835011505340.8529.020.386210127
203x203x86945031309.285.348502999774560.8510.20.318137110
203x203x71762025409.185.37062467993740.85311.90.2580.290.4
203x203x60612020608.965.25842016563050.84614.10.19747.276.4
203x203x52526017808.915.185101745672640.84815.80.16731.866.3
203x203x46457015508.825.134501524972310.84717.70.14322.258.7
152x152x51323010207.043.963791304381990.84810.10.06148.865.2
152x152x4427008606.943.923261103721690.84811.50.0531.756.1
152x152x3722107066.853.8727391.53091400.84813.30.0419.247.1
152x152x3017505606.763.8322273.32481120.849160.03110.538.3
152x152x2312504006.543.716452.618280.10.8420.70.0214.6329.2