Properties - Universal Beams

Welcome to our Universal Beam properties page! Here you'll find properties for all UK Universal Beam 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 Second Moment of Area Radius of Gyration Elastic Modulus Plastic Modulus Buckling Parameter Torsional Index Warping Constant Torsional Constant Area of Section
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  cm4 cm4 cm cm cm3 cm3 cm3 cm3 u x H
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1016x305x487 1022000 26700 40.6 6.57 19700 1730 23200 2800 0.867 21.1 64.4 4300 620
1016x305x437 910000 23400 40.4 6.49 17700 1540 20800 2470 0.868 23.1 56 3190 557
1016x305x393 808000 20500 40.2 6.4 15900 1350 18500 2170 0.868 25.5 48.4 2330 500
1016x305x349 723000 18500 40.3 6.44 14300 1220 16600 1940 0.872 27.9 43.3 1720 445
1016x305x314 644000 16200 40.1 6.37 12900 1080 14800 1710 0.872 30.7 37.7 1260 400
1016x305x272 554000 14000 40 6.35 11200 934 12800 1470 0.873 35 32.2 835 347
1016x305x249 481000 11800 39 6.09 9820 784 11300 1240 0.861 39.8 26.8 582 317
1016x305x222 408000 9550 38 5.81 8410 636 9810 1020 0.85 45.7 21.5 390 283
914x419x388 720000 45400 38.2 9.59 15600 2160 17700 3340 0.885 26.7 88.9 1730 494
914x419x343 626000 39200 37.8 9.46 13700 1870 15500 2890 0.883 30.1 75.8 1190 437
914x305x289 504000 15600 37 6.51 10900 1010 12600 1600 0.867 31.9 31.2 926 368
914x305x253 436000 13300 36.8 6.42 9500 871 10900 1370 0.866 36.2 26.4 626 323
914x305x224 376000 11200 36.3 6.27 8270 739 9530 1160 0.861 41.3 22.1 422 286
914x305x201 325000 9420 35.7 6.07 7200 621 8350 982 0.854 46.8 18.4 291 256
838x292x226 340000 11400 34.3 6.27 7980 773 9160 1210 0.87 35 19.3 514 289
838x292x194 279000 9070 33.6 6.06 6640 620 7640 974 0.862 41.6 15.2 306 247
838x292x176 246000 7800 33.1 5.9 5890 535 6810 842 0.856 46.5 13 221 224
762x267x197 240000 8170 30.9 5.71 6230 610 7170 958 0.869 33.2 11.3 404 251
762x267x173 205000 6850 30.5 5.58 5390 514 6200 807 0.864 38.1 9.39 267 220
762x267x147 169000 5460 30 5.4 4470 411 5160 647 0.858 45.2 7.4 159 187
762x267x134 151000 4790 29.7 5.3 4020 362 4640 570 0.854 49.8 6.46 119 171
686x254x170 170000 6630 28 5.53 4920 518 5630 811 0.872 31.8 7.42 308 217
686x254x152 150000 5780 27.8 5.46 4370 455 5000 710 0.871 35.5 6.42 220 194
686x254x140 136000 5180 27.6 5.39 3990 409 4560 638 0.868 38.7 5.72 169 178
686x254x125 118000 4380 27.2 5.24 3480 346 3990 542 0.862 43.9 4.8 116 159
610x305x238 209000 15800 26.3 7.23 6590 1020 7490 1570 0.886 21.3 14.5 785 303
610x305x179 153000 11400 25.9 7.07 4930 743 5550 1140 0.886 27.7 10.2 340 228
610x305x149 126000 9310 25.7 7 4110 611 4590 937 0.886 32.7 8.17 200 190
610x229x140 112000 4510 25 5.03 3620 391 4140 611 0.875 30.6 3.99 216 178
610x229x125 98600 3930 24.9 4.97 3220 343 3680 535 0.873 34.1 3.45 154 159
610x229x113 87300 3430 24.6 4.88 2870 301 3280 469 0.87 38 2.99 111 144
610x229x101 75800 2910 24.2 4.75 2520 256 2880 400 0.864 43.1 2.52 77 129
610x178x100 72500 1660 23.8 3.6 2390 185 2790 296 0.855 38.7 1.44 95 128
610x178x92 64600 1440 23.4 3.5 2140 161 2510 258 0.848 42.8 1.24 71 117
610x178x82 55900 1210 23.2 3.4 1870 136 2190 218 0.843 48.5 1.04 48.8 104
533x312x273 199000 20600 23.9 7.69 6890 1290 7870 1990 0.89 15.9 15 1290 348
533x312x219 151000 15600 23.3 7.48 5400 982 6120 1510 0.884 19.8 11 642 279
533x312x182 123000 12700 23.1 7.4 4480 806 5040 1240 0.885 23.5 8.77 373 231
533x312x151 101000 10300 22.9 7.32 3710 659 4150 1010 0.885 27.9 7.01 216 192
533x210x138 86100 3860 22.1 4.68 3140 361 3610 568 0.873 25 2.67 250 176
533x210x122 76000 3390 22.1 4.67 2790 320 3200 500 0.877 27.6 2.32 178 155
533x210x109 66800 2940 21.9 4.6 2480 279 2830 436 0.875 30.9 1.99 126 139
533x210x101 61500 2690 21.9 4.57 2290 256 2610 399 0.874 33.2 1.81 101 129
533x210x92 55200 2390 21.7 4.51 2070 228 2360 355 0.872 36.5 1.6 75.7 117
533x210x82 47500 2010 21.3 4.38 1800 192 2060 300 0.864 41.6 1.33 51.5 105
533x165x85 48500 1270 21.2 3.44 1820 153 2100 243 0.862 35.5 0.857 73.8 108
533x165x75 41100 1040 20.8 3.3 1550 125 1810 200 0.853 41.1 0.691 47.9 95.2
533x165x66 35000 859 20.5 3.2 1340 104 1560 166 0.847 47 0.566 32 83.7
457x191x161 79800 4250 19.7 4.55 3240 426 3780 672 0.882 16.4 2.25 515 206
457x191x133 63800 3350 19.4 4.44 2660 341 3070 535 0.88 19.6 1.73 292 170
457x191x106 48900 2510 19 4.32 2080 259 2390 405 0.877 24.4 1.27 146 135
457x191x98 45700 2350 19.1 4.33 1960 243 2230 379 0.881 25.7 1.18 121 125
457x191x89 41000 2090 19 4.29 1770 218 2010 338 0.88 28.3 1.04 90.7 114
457x191x82 37100 1870 18.8 4.23 1610 196 1830 304 0.877 30.9 0.922 69.2 104
457x191x74 33300 1670 18.8 4.2 1460 176 1650 272 0.877 33.9 0.818 51.8 94.6
457x191x67 29400 1450 18.5 4.12 1300 153 1470 237 0.872 37.9 0.705 37.1 85.5
457x152x82 36600 1180 18.7 3.37 1570 153 1810 240 0.873 27.4 0.591 89.2 105
457x152x74 32700 1050 18.6 3.33 1410 136 1630 213 0.873 30.1 0.518 65.9 94.5
457x152x67 28900 913 18.4 3.27 1260 119 1450 187 0.869 33.6 0.448 47.7 85.6
457x152x60 25500 795 18.3 3.23 1120 104 1290 163 0.868 37.5 0.387 33.8 76.2
457x152x52 21400 645 17.9 3.11 950 84.6 1100 133 0.859 43.9 0.311 21.4 66.6
406x178x85 31700 1830 17.1 4.11 1520 201 1730 313 0.881 24.4 0.728 93 109
406x178x74 27300 1550 17 4.04 1320 172 1500 267 0.882 27.6 0.608 62.8 94.5
406x178x67 24300 1360 16.9 3.99 1190 153 1350 237 0.88 30.5 0.533 46.1 85.5
406x178x60 21600 1200 16.8 3.97 1060 135 1200 209 0.88 33.8 0.466 33.3 76.5
406x178x54 18700 1020 16.5 3.85 930 115 1050 178 0.871 38.3 0.392 23.1 69
406x140x53 18300 635 16.4 3.06 899 88.6 1030 139 0.87 34.1 0.246 29 67.9
406x140x46 15700 538 16.4 3.03 778 75.7 888 118 0.871 38.9 0.207 19 58.6
406x140x39 12500 410 15.9 2.87 629 57.8 724 90.8 0.858 47.5 0.155 10.7 49.7
356x171x67 19500 1360 15.1 3.99 1070 157 1210 243 0.886 24.4 0.412 55.7 85.5
356x171x57 16000 1110 14.9 3.91 896 129 1010 199 0.882 28.8 0.33 33.4 72.6
356x171x51 14100 968 14.8 3.86 796 113 896 174 0.881 32.1 0.286 23.8 64.9
356x171x45 12100 811 14.5 3.76 687 94.8 775 147 0.874 36.8 0.237 15.8 57.3
356x127x39 10200 358 14.3 2.68 576 56.8 659 89 0.871 35.2 0.105 15.1 49.8
356x127x33 8250 280 14 2.58 473 44.7 543 70.2 0.863 42.2 0.081 8.79 42.1
305x165x54 11700 1060 13 3.93 754 127 846 196 0.889 23.6 0.234 34.8 68.8
305x165x46 9900 896 13 3.9 646 108 720 166 0.891 27.1 0.195 22.2 58.7
305x165x40 8500 764 12.9 3.86 560 92.6 623 142 0.889 31 0.164 14.7 51.3
305x127x48 9570 461 12.5 2.74 616 73.6 711 116 0.873 23.3 0.102 31.8 61.2
305x127x42 8200 389 12.4 2.7 534 62.6 614 98.4 0.872 26.5 0.0846 21.1 53.4
305x127x37 7170 336 12.3 2.67 471 54.5 539 85.4 0.872 29.7 0.0725 14.8 47.2
305x102x33 6500 194 12.5 2.15 416 37.9 481 60 0.866 31.6 0.0442 12.2 41.8
305x102x28 5370 155 12.2 2.08 348 30.5 403 48.4 0.859 37.4 0.0349 7.4 35.9
305x102x25 4460 123 11.9 1.97 292 24.2 342 38.8 0.846 43.4 0.027 4.77 31.6
254x146x43 6540 677 10.9 3.52 504 92 566 141 0.891 21.2 0.103 23.9 54.8
254x146x37 5540 571 10.8 3.48 433 78 483 119 0.89 24.3 0.0857 15.3 47.2
254x146x31 4410 448 10.5 3.36 351 61.3 393 94.1 0.88 29.6 0.066 8.55 39.7
254x102x28 4000 179 10.5 2.22 308 34.9 353 54.8 0.874 27.5 0.028 9.57 36.1
254x102x25 3410 149 10.3 2.15 266 29.2 306 46 0.866 31.5 0.023 6.42 32
254x102x22 2840 119 10.1 2.06 224 23.5 259 37.3 0.856 36.4 0.0182 4.15 28
203x133x30 2900 385 8.71 3.17 280 57.5 314 88.2 0.881 21.5 0.0374 10.3 38.2
203x133x25 2340 308 8.56 3.1 230 46.2 258 70.9 0.877 25.6 0.0294 5.96 32
203x102x23 2100 164 8.46 2.36 207 32.2 234 49.7 0.888 22.5 0.0154 7.02 29.4
178x102x19 1360 137 7.48 2.37 153 27 171 41.6 0.888 22.6 0.0099 4.41 24.3
152x89x16 834 89.8 6.41 2.1 109 20.2 123 31.2 0.89 19.6 0.0047 3.56 20.3
127x76x13 473 55.7 5.35 1.84 74.6 14.7 84.2 22.6 0.895 16.3 0.002 2.85 16.5