Properties - Hot Finished Rectangular Hollow Sections

Welcome to our Hot Finished Rectangular Hollow Section properties page! Here you'll find properties for all UK Hot Finished Rectangular Hollow Section 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 Reference Ratios for Local Buckling Second Moment of Area Radius of Gyration Elastic Modulus Plastic Modulus Torsional Constants Surface Area
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    Per Metre Per Tonne
  d/t(1) b/t(1) cm4 cm4 cm cm cm3 cm3 cm3 cm3 J
cm4
C
cm3
m2 m2
50x30x3.2 12.6 6.38 14.2 6.2 1.76 1.16 5.68 4.13 7.25 5 14.2 6.8 0.152 42.1
60x40x3.0 17 10.3 26.5 13.9 2.18 1.58 8.82 6.95 10.9 8.19 29.2 11.2 0.192 44.1
60x40x4.0 12 7 32.8 17 2.14 1.54 10.9 8.52 13.8 10.3 36.7 13.7 0.19 33.7
60x40x5.0 9 5 38.1 19.5 2.09 1.5 12.7 9.77 16.4 12.2 43 15.7 0.187 27.3
80x40x3.2 22 9.5 57.2 18.9 2.83 1.63 14.3 9.46 18 11 46.2 16.1 0.232 41.3
80x40x4.0 17 7 68.2 22.2 2.79 1.59 17.1 11.1 21.8 13.2 55.2 18.9 0.23 33.3
80x40x5.0 13 5 80.3 25.7 2.74 1.55 20.1 12.9 26.1 15.7 65.1 21.9 0.227 27
80x40x6.3 9.7 3.35 93.3 29.2 2.67 1.49 23.3 14.6 31.1 18.4 75.6 24.8 0.224 21.7
80x40x8.0 7 2 106 32.1 2.58 1.42 26.5 16.1 36.5 21.2 85.8 27.4 0.219 17.5
90x50x3.6 22 10.9 98.3 38.7 3.23 2.03 21.8 15.5 27.2 18 89.4 25.9 0.271 36.6
90x50x5.0 15 7 127 49.2 3.16 1.97 28.3 19.7 36 23.5 116 32.9 0.267 26.7
90x50x6.3 11.3 4.94 150 57 3.1 1.91 33.3 22.8 43.2 28 138 38.1 0.264 21.5
100x50x3.0 30.3 13.7 110 36.8 3.58 2.08 21.9 14.7 27.3 16.8 88.4 25 0.292 43.5
100x50x3.2 28.3 12.6 116 38.8 3.57 2.07 23.2 15.5 28.9 17.7 93.4 26.4 0.292 41
100x50x4.0 22 9.5 140 46.2 3.53 2.03 27.9 18.5 35.2 21.5 113 31.4 0.29 33
100x50x5.0 17 7 167 54.3 3.48 1.99 33.3 21.7 42.6 25.8 135 36.9 0.287 26.6
100x50x6.3 12.9 4.94 197 63 3.42 1.93 39.4 25.2 51.3 30.8 160 42.9 0.284 21.4
100x50x8.0 9.5 3.25 230 71.7 3.33 1.86 46 28.7 61.4 36.3 186 48.9 0.279 17.1
100x60x3.6 24.8 13.7 145 64.8 3.65 2.44 28.9 21.6 35.6 24.9 142 35.6 0.311 36.5
100x60x5.0 17 9 189 83.6 3.58 2.38 37.8 27.9 47.4 32.9 188 45.9 0.307 26.5
100x60x6.3 12.9 6.52 225 98.1 3.52 2.33 45 32.7 57.3 39.5 224 53.8 0.304 21.4
100x60x8.0 9.5 4.5 264 113 3.44 2.25 52.8 37.8 68.7 47.1 265 62.2 0.299 17.1
120x60x3.6 30.3 13.7 227 76.3 4.3 2.49 37.9 25.4 47.2 28.9 183 43.3 0.351 36.3
120x60x5.0 21 9 299 98.8 4.23 2.43 49.9 32.9 63.1 38.4 242 56 0.347 26.5
120x60x6.3 16 6.52 358 116 4.16 2.37 59.7 38.8 76.7 46.3 290 65.9 0.344 21.2
120x60x8.0 12 4.5 425 135 4.08 2.3 70.8 45 92.7 55.4 344 76.6 0.339 16.9
120x80x5.0 21 13 365 193 4.42 3.21 60.9 48.2 74.6 56.1 401 77.9 0.387 26.3
120x80x6.3 16 9.7 440 230 4.36 3.15 73.3 57.6 91 68.2 487 92.9 0.384 21.1
120x80x8.0 12 7 525 273 4.27 3.08 87.5 68.1 111 82.6 587 110 0.379 16.8
120x80x10.0 9 5 609 313 4.18 2.99 102 78.1 131 97.3 688 126 0.374 13.6
150x100x5.0 27 17 739 392 5.58 4.07 98.5 78.5 119 90.1 807 127 0.487 26.2
150x100x6.3 20.8 12.9 898 474 5.52 4.01 120 94.8 147 110 986 153 0.484 21
150x100x8.0 15.8 9.5 1090 569 5.44 3.94 145 114 180 135 1200 183 0.479 16.6
150x100x10.0 12 7 1280 665 5.34 3.85 171 133 216 161 1430 214 0.474 13.4
150x100x12.5 9 5 1490 763 5.22 3.74 198 153 256 190 1680 246 0.468 10.9
150x125x4.0 34.5 28.3 714 539 5.8 5.04 95.2 86.3 112 98.9 949 133 0.54 32.5
150x125x5.0 27 22 870 656 5.76 5 116 105 138 121 1160 162 0.537 26.1
150x125x6.3 20.8 16.8 1060 798 5.7 4.94 141 128 169 149 1430 196 0.534 20.9
150x125x8.0 15.8 12.6 1290 966 5.62 4.87 172 155 208 183 1750 237 0.529 16.5
150x125x10.0 12 9.5 1530 1140 5.53 4.78 204 183 251 221 2100 279 0.524 13.4
150x125x12.5 9 7 1780 1330 5.42 4.67 238 212 299 262 2490 324 0.518 10.9
160x80x4.0 37 17 612 207 5.77 3.35 76.5 51.7 94.7 58.3 493 88.1 0.47 32.6
160x80x5.0 29 13 744 249 5.72 3.31 93 62.3 116 71.1 600 106 0.467 26.2
160x80x6.3 22.4 9.7 903 299 5.66 3.26 113 74.8 142 86.8 730 127 0.464 20.9
160x80x8.0 17 7 1090 356 5.57 3.18 136 89 175 106 883 151 0.459 16.6
160x80x10.0 13 5 1280 411 5.47 3.1 161 103 209 125 1040 175 0.454 13.5
200x100x5.0 37 17 1500 505 7.21 4.19 149 101 185 114 1200 172 0.587 26
200x100x6.3 28.7 12.9 1830 613 7.15 4.14 183 123 228 140 1480 208 0.584 20.8
200x100x8.0 22 9.5 2230 739 7.06 4.06 223 148 282 172 1800 251 0.579 16.5
200x100x10.0 17 7 2660 869 6.96 3.98 266 174 341 206 2160 295 0.574 13.3
200x100x12.5 13 5 3140 1000 6.84 3.87 314 201 408 245 2540 341 0.568 10.8
200x120x5.0 37 21 1690 762 7.4 4.98 168 127 205 144 1650 210 0.627 26
200x120x6.3 28.7 16 2070 929 7.34 4.92 207 155 253 177 2030 255 0.624 20.7
200x120x8.0 22 12 2530 1130 7.26 4.85 253 188 313 218 2500 310 0.619 16.5
200x120x10.0 17 9 3030 1340 7.17 4.76 303 223 379 263 3000 367 0.614 13.3
200x120x14.2 11.1 5.45 3910 1690 6.96 4.58 391 282 503 346 3920 464 0.603 9.53
200x150x8.0 22 15.8 2970 1890 7.5 5.99 297 253 359 294 3640 398 0.679 16.4
200x150x10.0 17 12 3570 2260 7.41 5.91 357 302 436 356 4410 475 0.674 13.2
250x120x10.0 22 9 5310 1640 8.78 4.88 425 273 539 318 4090 468 0.714 13.2
250x120x12.5 17 6.6 6330 1930 8.65 4.77 506 321 651 381 4880 549 0.708 10.7
250x120x14.2 14.6 5.45 6960 2090 8.56 4.7 556 349 722 421 5360 597 0.703 9.44
250x150x5.0 47 27 3360 1530 9.31 6.28 269 204 324 228 3280 337 0.787 25.9
250x150x6.3 36.7 20.8 4140 1870 9.25 6.22 331 250 402 283 4050 413 0.784 20.6
250x150x8.0 28.3 15.8 5110 2300 9.17 6.15 409 306 501 350 5020 506 0.779 16.3
250x150x10.0 22 12 6170 2760 9.08 6.06 494 367 611 426 6090 605 0.774 13.2
250x150x12.5 17 9 7390 3270 8.96 5.96 591 435 740 514 7330 717 0.768 10.6
250x150x14.2 14.6 7.56 8140 3580 8.87 5.88 651 477 823 570 8100 784 0.763 9.41
250x150x16.0 12.6 6.38 8880 3870 8.79 5.8 710 516 906 625 8870 849 0.759 8.41
250x200x10.0 22 17 7610 5370 9.47 7.95 609 537 731 626 9890 835 0.874 13.1
250x200x12.5 17 13 9150 6440 9.35 7.85 732 644 888 760 12000 997 0.868 10.6
250x200x14.2 14.6 11.1 10100 7100 9.28 7.77 809 710 990 846 13300 1100 0.863 9.35
260x140x5.0 49 25 3530 1350 9.55 5.91 272 193 331 216 3080 326 0.787 25.9
260x140x6.3 38.3 19.2 4360 1660 9.49 5.86 335 237 411 267 3800 399 0.784 20.6
260x140x8.0 29.5 14.5 5370 2030 9.4 5.78 413 290 511 331 4700 488 0.779 16.3
260x140x10.0 23 11 6490 2430 9.31 5.7 499 347 624 402 5700 584 0.774 13.2
260x140x12.5 17.8 8.2 7770 2880 9.18 5.59 597 411 756 485 6840 690 0.768 10.6
260x140x14.2 15.3 6.86 8560 3140 9.1 5.52 658 449 840 537 7560 754 0.763 9.41
260x140x16.0 13.3 5.75 9340 3400 9.01 5.44 718 486 925 588 8260 815 0.759 8.41
300x100x8.0 34.5 9.5 6310 1080 10.2 4.21 420 216 546 245 3070 387 0.779 16.3
300x100x10.0 27 7 7610 1280 10.1 4.13 508 255 666 296 3680 458 0.774 13.2
300x100x14.2 18.1 4.04 10000 1610 9.85 3.94 669 321 896 390 4760 578 0.763 9.41
300x150x8.0 34.5 15.8 8010 2700 10.8 6.27 534 360 663 407 6450 613 0.879 16.3
300x150x10.0 27 12 9720 3250 10.7 6.18 648 433 811 496 7840 736 0.874 13.1
300x150x12.5 21 9 11700 3860 10.6 6.07 779 514 986 600 9450 874 0.868 10.6
300x150x14.2 18.1 7.56 12900 4230 10.5 6 862 564 1100 666 10500 959 0.863 9.35
300x150x16.0 15.8 6.38 14200 4600 10.4 5.92 944 613 1210 732 11500 1040 0.859 8.34
300x200x6.3 44.6 28.7 7830 4190 11.3 8.29 522 419 624 472 8480 681 0.984 20.5
300x200x8.0 34.5 22 9720 5180 11.3 8.22 648 518 779 589 10600 840 0.979 16.2
300x200x10.0 27 17 11800 6280 11.2 8.13 788 628 956 721 12900 1020 0.974 13.1
300x200x12.5 21 13 14300 7540 11 8.02 952 754 1170 877 15700 1220 0.968 10.5
300x200x14.2 18.1 11.1 15800 8330 11 7.95 1060 833 1300 978 17500 1340 0.963 9.35
300x200x16.0 15.8 9.5 17400 9110 10.9 7.87 1160 911 1440 1080 19300 1470 0.959 8.34
300x250x5.0 57 47 7410 5610 11.7 10.2 494 449 575 508 9770 697 1.09 25.8
300x250x6.3 44.6 36.7 9190 6950 11.7 10.2 613 556 716 633 12200 862 1.08 20.5
300x250x8.0 34.5 28.3 11400 8630 11.6 10.1 761 690 896 791 15200 1070 1.08 16.2
300x250x10.0 27 22 13900 10500 11.5 10 928 840 1100 971 18600 1300 1.07 13
300x250x12.5 21 17 16900 12700 11.4 9.89 1120 1010 1350 1190 22700 1560 1.07 10.5
300x250x14.2 18.1 14.6 18700 14100 11.3 9.82 1250 1130 1510 1330 25400 1730 1.06 9.22
300x250x16.0 15.8 12.6 20600 15500 11.2 9.74 1380 1240 1670 1470 28100 1900 1.06 8.28
350x150x5.0 67 27 7660 2050 12.5 6.49 437 274 543 301 5160 477 0.987 25.8
350x150x6.3 52.6 20.8 9480 2530 12.5 6.43 542 337 676 373 6390 586 0.984 20.5
350x150x8.0 40.8 15.8 11800 3110 12.4 6.36 673 414 844 464 7930 721 0.979 16.2
350x150x10.0 32 12 14300 3740 12.3 6.27 818 498 1040 566 9630 867 0.974 13.1
350x150x12.5 25 9 17300 4450 12.2 6.17 988 593 1260 686 11600 1030 0.968 10.5
350x150x14.2 21.6 7.56 19200 4890 12.1 6.09 1100 652 1410 763 12900 1130 0.963 9.35
350x150x16.0 18.9 6.38 21100 5320 12 6.01 1210 709 1560 840 14100 1230 0.959 8.34
350x250x5.0 67 47 10600 6360 13.5 10.4 607 509 716 569 12200 817 1.19 25.8
350x250x6.3 52.6 36.7 13200 7890 13.4 10.4 754 631 892 709 15200 1010 1.18 20.4
350x250x8.0 40.8 28.3 16400 9800 13.3 10.3 940 784 1120 888 19000 1250 1.18 16.2
350x250x10.0 32 22 20100 11900 13.2 10.2 1150 955 1380 1090 23400 1530 1.17 13
350x250x12.5 25 17 24400 14400 13.1 10.1 1400 1160 1690 1330 28500 1840 1.17 10.4
350x250x14.2 21.6 14.6 27200 16000 13 10 1550 1280 1890 1490 31900 2040 1.16 9.21
350x250x16.0 18.9 12.6 30000 17700 12.9 9.93 1720 1410 2100 1660 35300 2250 1.16 8.23
400x120x5.0 77 21 9520 1420 13.7 5.3 476 237 612 259 4090 430 1.03 25.9
400x120x6.3 60.5 16 11800 1740 13.6 5.24 590 291 762 320 5040 527 1.02 20.4
400x120x8.0 47 12 14600 2130 13.5 5.17 732 356 952 397 6220 645 1.02 16.2
400x120x10.0 37 9 17800 2550 13.4 5.08 891 425 1170 483 7510 771 1.01 13
400x120x12.5 29 6.6 21600 3010 13.3 4.97 1080 502 1430 583 8980 911 1.01 10.5
400x120x14.2 25.2 5.45 23900 3290 13.2 4.89 1200 549 1590 646 9890 996 1 9.26
400x120x16.0 22 4.5 26300 3560 13.1 4.82 1320 593 1760 709 10800 1080 0.999 8.33
400x150x5.0 77 27 10700 2320 14.1 6.57 534 309 671 337 6130 547 1.09 25.8
400x150x6.3 60.5 20.8 13300 2850 14 6.51 663 380 836 418 7600 673 1.08 20.5
400x150x8.0 47 15.8 16500 3510 13.9 6.43 824 468 1050 521 9420 828 1.08 16.2
400x150x10.0 37 12 20100 4230 13.8 6.35 1010 564 1290 636 11500 998 1.07 13
400x150x12.5 29 9 24400 5040 13.7 6.24 1220 672 1570 772 13800 1190 1.07 10.5
400x150x14.2 25.2 7.56 27100 5550 13.6 6.16 1360 740 1760 859 15300 1310 1.06 9.22
400x150x16.0 22 6.38 29800 6040 13.5 6.09 1490 805 1950 947 16800 1430 1.06 8.28
400x200x8.0 47 22 19600 6660 14.5 8.47 978 666 1200 743 15700 1140 1.18 16.2
400x200x10.0 37 17 23900 8080 14.4 8.39 1200 808 1480 911 19300 1380 1.17 13
400x200x12.5 29 13 29100 9740 14.3 8.28 1450 974 1810 1110 23400 1660 1.17 10.4
400x200x14.2 25.2 11.1 32400 10800 14.2 8.21 1620 1080 2030 1240 26100 1830 1.16 9.21
400x200x16.0 22 9.5 35700 11800 14.1 8.13 1790 1180 2260 1370 28900 2010 1.16 8.23
400x300x8.0 47 34.5 25700 16500 15.4 12.3 1290 1100 1520 1250 31000 1750 1.38 16.2
400x300x10.0 37 27 31500 20200 15.3 12.2 1580 1350 1870 1540 38200 2140 1.37 12.9
400x300x12.5 29 21 38500 24600 15.2 12.1 1920 1640 2300 1880 46800 2590 1.37 10.5
400x300x14.2 25.2 18.1 43000 27400 15.1 12.1 2150 1830 2580 2110 52500 2890 1.36 9.19
400x300x16.0 22 15.8 47500 30300 15 12 2380 2020 2870 2350 58300 3180 1.36 8.19
450x250x8.0 53.3 28.3 30100 12100 16.6 10.6 1340 971 1620 1080 27100 1630 1.38 16.2
450x250x10.0 42 22 36900 14800 16.5 10.5 1640 1190 2000 1330 33300 1990 1.37 12.9
450x250x12.5 33 17 45000 18000 16.4 10.4 2000 1440 2460 1630 40700 2410 1.37 10.5
450x250x14.2 28.7 14.6 50300 20000 16.3 10.3 2240 1600 2760 1830 45600 2680 1.36 9.19
450x250x16.0 25.1 12.6 55700 22000 16.2 10.2 2480 1760 3070 2030 50500 2950 1.36 8.19
500x200x8.0 59.5 22 34000 8140 17.7 8.65 1360 814 1710 896 21100 1430 1.38 16.2
500x200x10.0 47 17 41800 9890 17.6 8.56 1670 989 2110 1100 25900 1740 1.37 12.9
500x200x12.5 37 13 51000 11900 17.5 8.45 2040 1190 2590 1350 31500 2100 1.37 10.5
500x200x14.2 32.2 11.1 56900 13200 17.4 8.38 2280 1320 2900 1510 35200 2320 1.36 9.19
500x200x16.0 28.3 9.5 63000 14500 17.3 8.3 2520 1450 3230 1670 38900 2550 1.36 8.19
500x300x8.0 59.5 34.5 43700 20000 18.7 12.6 1750 1330 2100 1480 42600 2200 1.58 16.1
500x300x10.0 47 27 53800 24400 18.6 12.6 2150 1630 2600 1830 52500 2700 1.57 12.9
500x300x12.5 37 21 65800 29800 18.5 12.5 2630 1990 3200 2240 64400 3280 1.57 10.4
500x300x14.2 32.2 18.1 73700 33200 18.4 12.4 2950 2220 3590 2520 72200 3660 1.56 9.18
500x300x16.0 28.3 15.8 81800 36800 18.3 12.3 3270 2450 4010 2800 80300 4040 1.56 8.17
500x300x20.0 22 12 98800 44100 18.2 12.1 3950 2940 4890 3410 97400 4840 1.55 6.58