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 8 inches

Working Decimal Equivalent

N/A 8.000 x 8.000 inches203.2 x 203.2 mm

Weight lbs/ft

N/A 48 lbs/ft71.431872 kg/m

Depth of Section - A

N/A 8.50 inches215.9 mm

Flange Width - B

N/A 8.117 inches206.1718 mm

Average Flange Thickness - C

N/A 0.683 inches17.3482 mm

Web Thickness - D

N/A 0.405 inches10.287 mm

Weight per 40 ft. Length

N/A 1920 lbs869.76 kg

Weight per 50 ft. Length

N/A 2400 lbs1087.2 kg

Weight per 60 ft. Length

N/A 2880 lbs1304.64 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