Structural Steel Shapes are usually ordered as specification ASTM-A36.

This Standard of the American Society for Testing and Materials is issued under the designation A-36.

All size available as hot dipped galvanized

Conforms to A-992, A-36 and A-572-GR50.
Standard lengths 40', 50', 60'
Unit of Measure



N/A Steel


N/A Flange Beams

Nominal Size

N/A 5 x 5 inches

Working Decimal Equivalent

N/A 5.000 x 5.000 inches127 x 127 mm

Weight lbs/ft

N/A 19 lbs/ft28.275116 kg/m

Depth of Section - A

N/A 5.15 inches130.81 mm

Flange Width - B

N/A 5.030 inches127.762 mm

Average Flange Thickness - C

N/A 0.430 inches10.922 mm

Web Thickness - D

N/A 0.270 inches6.858 mm

Weight per 40 ft. Length

N/A 760 lbs344.28 kg

Weight per 50 ft. Length

N/A 950 lbs430.35 kg

Weight per 60 ft. Length

N/A 1140 lbs516.42 kg

Standard Length

N/A 40 ft50 ft60 ft

Typical Mechanical Properties

Tensile Strength

N/A 56000 to 80000 psi

Min. Yield Strength

N/A 50000 psi

Max. Carbon Content

N/A 0.26

ASTM Specification

N/A ASTM A-36 ASTM A-572