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 8 x 6 1/2 inches

Working Decimal Equivalent

N/A 8.000 x 6.500 inches203.2 x 165.1 mm

Weight lbs/ft

N/A 28 lbs/ft41.668592 kg/m

Depth of Section - A

N/A 8.06 inches204.724 mm

Flange Width - B

N/A 6.540 inches166.116 mm

Average Flange Thickness - C

N/A 0.463 inches11.7602 mm

Web Thickness - D

N/A 0.285 inches7.239 mm

Weight per 40 ft. Length

N/A 1120 lbs507.36 kg

Weight per 50 ft. Length

N/A 1400 lbs634.2 kg

Weight per 60 ft. Length

N/A 1680 lbs761.04 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