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 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
dm6
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A
cm2
356x406x634 275000 98100 18.4 11 11600 4630 14200 7110 0.843 5.46 38.8 13700 808
356x406x551 227000 82700 18 10.9 9960 3950 12100 6060 0.841 6.05 31.1 9240 702
356x406x467 183000 67800 17.5 10.7 8380 3290 10000 5030 0.839 6.86 24.3 5810 595
356x406x393 147000 55400 17.1 10.5 7000 2720 8220 4150 0.837 7.86 18.9 3550 501
356x406x340 123000 46900 16.8 10.4 6030 2330 7000 3540 0.836 8.85 15.5 2340 433
356x406x287 99900 38700 16.5 10.3 5070 1940 5810 2950 0.835 10.2 12.3 1440 366
356x406x235 79100 31000 16.3 10.2 4150 1570 4690 2380 0.834 12.1 9.54 812 299
356x368x202 66300 23700 16.1 9.6 3540 1260 3970 1920 0.844 13.4 7.16 558 257
356x368x177 57100 20500 15.9 9.54 3100 1100 3460 1670 0.844 15 6.09 381 226
356x368x153 48600 17600 15.8 9.49 2680 948 2960 1430 0.844 17 5.11 251 195
356x368x129 40200 14600 15.6 9.43 2260 793 2480 1200 0.844 19.9 4.18 153 164
305x305x283 78900 24600 14.8 8.27 4320 1530 5110 2340 0.855 7.65 6.35 2030 360
305x305x240 64200 20300 14.5 8.15 3640 1280 4250 1950 0.854 8.74 5.03 1270 306
305x305x198 50900 16300 14.2 8.04 3000 1040 3440 1580 0.854 10.2 3.88 734 252
305x305x158 38700 12600 13.9 7.9 2370 808 2680 1230 0.851 12.5 2.87 378 201
305x305x137 32800 10700 13.7 7.83 2050 692 2300 1050 0.851 14.2 2.39 249 174
305x305x118 27700 9060 13.6 7.77 1760 589 1960 895 0.85 16.2 1.98 161 150
305x305x97 22200 7310 13.4 7.69 1450 479 1590 726 0.85 19.3 1.56 91.2 123
254x254x167 30000 9870 11.9 6.81 2080 744 2420 1140 0.851 8.49 1.63 626 213
254x254x132 22500 7530 11.6 6.69 1630 576 1870 878 0.85 10.3 1.19 319 168
254x254x107 17500 5930 11.3 6.59 1310 458 1480 697 0.848 12.4 0.898 172 136
254x254x89 14300 4860 11.2 6.55 1100 379 1220 575 0.85 14.5 0.717 102 113
254x254x73 11400 3910 11.1 6.48 898 307 992 465 0.849 17.3 0.562 57.6 93.1
203x203x127 15400 4920 9.75 5.5 1280 460 1520 704 0.854 7.38 0.549 427 162
203x203x113 13300 4290 9.59 5.45 1130 404 1330 618 0.853 8.11 0.464 305 145
203x203x100 11300 3680 9.44 5.39 988 350 1150 534 0.852 9.02 0.386 210 127
203x203x86 9450 3130 9.28 5.34 850 299 977 456 0.85 10.2 0.318 137 110
203x203x71 7620 2540 9.18 5.3 706 246 799 374 0.853 11.9 0.25 80.2 90.4
203x203x60 6120 2060 8.96 5.2 584 201 656 305 0.846 14.1 0.197 47.2 76.4
203x203x52 5260 1780 8.91 5.18 510 174 567 264 0.848 15.8 0.167 31.8 66.3
203x203x46 4570 1550 8.82 5.13 450 152 497 231 0.847 17.7 0.143 22.2 58.7
152x152x51 3230 1020 7.04 3.96 379 130 438 199 0.848 10.1 0.061 48.8 65.2
152x152x44 2700 860 6.94 3.92 326 110 372 169 0.848 11.5 0.05 31.7 56.1
152x152x37 2210 706 6.85 3.87 273 91.5 309 140 0.848 13.3 0.04 19.2 47.1
152x152x30 1750 560 6.76 3.83 222 73.3 248 112 0.849 16 0.031 10.5 38.3
152x152x23 1250 400 6.54 3.7 164 52.6 182 80.1 0.84 20.7 0.021 4.63 29.2