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WEIGHT TABLE AND DESIGN GUIDE Based on Allowable Tensile Stress of 30,000 psi
VULCRAFT COMPOSITE STEEL JOISTS, VC SERIES

Joist Joist Slab Design


Span Depth Normal Weight Concrete ( 145 pcf ) f 'c = 3.0 ksi
tc (in) 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00
hr (in) 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0
Js (ft) 3.5 4.0 4.0 4.5 5.0 6.0 6.5 7.0 8.0 8.5 9.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 11.0 12.0 12.0 12.0
Total Uniformly Distributed Joist Load in Pounds Per Linear Foot
TL 400 500 600 700 800 900 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1800 2000 2200 2400 2700 3000
(ft) (in)
20 8 Wtj (plf) 8 8 9 10 10 11 11 13 13 14 15 17 19 20 22 23 26 31 33
W360 (plf) 360 429 480 555 736 789 870 955 1061 1132 1204 1261 1353 1465 1592 2119 2171 2432 2584
N-ds 12-1/2 14-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 16-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 20-5/8 24-5/8 26-5/8 26-5/8 24-3/4 30-3/4 34-3/4

10 Wtj (plf) 7 8 8 9 9 10 11 12 12 12 14 15 16 17 20 20 22 24 28
W360 (plf) 405 480 560 646 846 903 1015 1128 1240 1329 1392 1480 1579 1669 1933 2315 2497 2701 2977
N-ds 12-1/2 14-1/2 14-1/2 16-1/2 14-1/2 16-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 24-5/8 22-5/8 34-1/2 24-3/4 30-5/8
12 Wtj (plf) 7 7 8 8 9 9 10 10 11 12 12 12 14 16 17 19 20 23 25
W360 (plf) 496 537 606 704 886 958 1112 1169 1369 1523 1532 1630 1706 1953 2054 2515 2724 2968 3254
N-ds 12-1/2 12-1/2 12-1/2 14-1/2 14-1/2 14-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 20-5/8 32-1/2 22-3/4 24-3/4
14 Wtj (plf) 7 7 7 8 9 9 9 10 11 11 11 12 13 14 17 17 19 20 22
W360 (plf) 577 586 626 710 887 1033 1120 1220 1386 1478 1617 1782 1789 2007 2200 2725 2883 3136 3436
N-ds 12-1/2 12-1/2 12-1/2 14-1/2 14-1/2 14-1/2 14-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 18-5/8 18-5/8 20-5/8 32-1/2 24-5/8
16 Wtj (plf) 7 7 8 8 8 9 9 10 10 11 11 12 12 14 15 16 18 20 22
W360 (plf) 651 660 660 786 916 1076 1143 1238 1438 1569 1678 1816 2017 2148 2292 2731 2993 3276 3510
N-ds 12-1/2 12-1/2 12-1/2 12-1/2 12-1/2 14-1/2 14-1/2 14-1/2 14-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 22-1/2 18-5/8 20-5/8 18-3/4
18 Wtj (plf) 7 7 7 8 8 9 9 10 10 10 11 11 12 13 14 16 17 20 22
W360 (plf) 695 703 709 756 966 1051 1184 1331 1496 1625 1744 1858 1995 2204 2341 2855 3072 3253 3807
N-ds 12-1/2 12-1/2 12-1/2 14-1/2 12-1/2 12-1/2 12-1/2 14-1/2 12-1/2 14-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 16-5/8 16-5/8 14-3/4 22-5/8
20 Wtj (plf) 7 7 7 8 8 9 9 9 10 10 11 11 12 13 14 16 17 18 21
W360 (plf) 765 776 776 840 1013 1128 1243 1387 1534 1774 1749 1920 1980 2355 2526 3076 3185 3480 4068
N-ds 12-1/2 12-1/2 12-1/2 12-1/2 10-1/2 12-1/2 14-1/2 14-1/2 12-1/2 14-1/2 14-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 16-5/8 18-5/8 22-5/8
22 8 Wtj (plf) 8 9 10 11 11 12 13 14 17 18 20 20 21 23 28 29 32 37 44
W360 (plf) 321 369 438 527 666 716 787 840 976 1047 1135 1141 1228 1254 1414 1798 1924 2144 2343
N-ds 16-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 26-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 32-1/2 24-5/8 24-5/8 26-5/8 28-5/8 30-3/4 28-3/4 30-3/4 40-3/4 40-3/4

10 Wtj (plf) 8 8 9 10 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 20 22 23 26 30 32
W360 (plf) 365 436 531 577 739 884 947 995 1155 1230 1300 1305 1405 1535 1660 2134 2350 2500 2672
N-ds 14-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 28-1/2 32-1/2 24-5/8 26-5/8 26-5/8 30-5/8 34-5/8 34-3/4
12 Wtj (plf) 7 8 9 9 10 10 11 12 12 13 14 15 17 19 20 21 24 26 31
W360 (plf) 390 478 573 677 808 926 1004 1108 1276 1346 1436 1540 1639 1741 1909 2388 2575 2694 3062
N-ds 14-1/2 14-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 20-5/8 24-5/8 24-5/8 26-5/8 26-3/4 30-3/4
14 Wtj (plf) 7 8 8 9 9 10 11 11 12 12 13 14 15 17 19 20 22 24 27
W360 (plf) 463 504 600 695 873 979 1085 1205 1423 1429 1513 1608 1731 1943 2102 2546 2775 3013 3178
N-ds 14-1/2 14-1/2 14-1/2 16-1/2 14-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 28-1/2 20-5/8 22-5/8 24-5/8 24-3/4 28-5/8
16 Wtj (plf) 7 8 8 9 9 10 10 10 11 11 12 13 14 16 18 19 20 23 25
W360 (plf) 526 536 627 748 891 1016 1125 1205 1354 1471 1629 1725 1835 1978 2200 2680 2828 3104 3373
N-ds 14-1/2 14-1/2 14-1/2 16-1/2 14-1/2 14-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 20-5/8 20-5/8 32-1/2 20-3/4 38-1/2
18 Wtj (plf) 7 8 8 8 8 9 10 10 11 11 12 13 13 15 18 18 19 22 23
W360 (plf) 588 595 652 743 907 1048 1135 1230 1423 1523 1642 1840 1839 2074 2103 2668 2922 3133 3506
N-ds 14-1/2 14-1/2 14-1/2 14-1/2 14-1/2 14-1/2 14-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 16-5/8 18-5/8 20-5/8 20-3/4 20-3/4

20 Wtj (plf) 7 8 8 8 8 9 9 10 10 11 12 13 13 14 16 17 19 22 24
W360 (plf) 638 651 650 798 910 1096 1187 1278 1448 1548 1650 1810 1980 2125 2238 2896 3159 3450 3745
N-ds 14-1/2 14-1/2 14-1/2 14-1/2 14-1/2 12-1/2 14-1/2 14-1/2 14-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 18-5/8 20-5/8 20-5/8 20-3/4
22 Wtj (plf) 7 8 8 8 8 9 9 10 10 11 12 12 13 14 16 17 19 22 24
W360 (plf) 683 696 696 829 984 1177 1264 1384 1557 1652 1728 1903 2109 2155 2384 3066 3321 3662 3962
N-ds 14-1/2 14-1/2 14-1/2 14-1/2 12-1/2 12-1/2 12-1/2 14-1/2 14-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 18-5/8 20-5/8 20-5/8 20-3/4
Bridging Rows 1 0
Joist weights to the left of the heavy red line have 2 1/2 inch depth bearings. Joist weights to the right of the heavy red line have 5 inch depth bearings.

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WEIGHT TABLE AND DESIGN GUIDE Based on Allowable Tensile Stress of 30,000 psi
VULCRAFT COMPOSITE STEEL JOISTS, VC SERIES

Joist Joist Slab Design


Span Depth Normal Weight Concrete ( 145 pcf ) f 'c = 3.0 ksi
tc (in) 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00
hr (in) 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0
Js (ft) 3.5 4.0 4.0 4.5 5.0 6.0 6.5 7.0 8.0 8.5 9.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 11.0 12.0 12.0 12.0
Total Uniformly Distributed Joist Load in Pounds Per Linear Foot
TL 400 500 600 700 800 900 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1800 2000 2200 2400 2700 3000
(ft) (in)
24 10 Wtj (plf) 8 9 10 11 11 12 13 14 16 17 19 20 21 24 28 29 31 36 41
W360 (plf) 340 392 468 563 692 787 843 905 1042 1122 1228 1231 1322 1379 1551 1999 2123 2290 2539
N-ds 16-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 32-1/2 34-1/2 24-5/8 26-5/8 28-5/8 30-3/4 34-5/8 32-3/4 38-3/4 44-3/4
12 Wtj (plf) 8 8 9 10 11 12 12 13 14 15 17 18 19 21 24 26 28 30 36
W360 (plf) 367 459 535 609 776 885 950 1008 1160 1242 1324 1428 1552 1690 1758 2183 2345 2499 2891
N-ds 14-1/2 14-1/2 16-1/2 20-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 32-1/2 34-1/2 26-5/8 28-5/8 24-3/4 30-5/8 32-3/4 38-3/4
14 Wtj (plf) 8 8 9 9 10 11 12 12 13 15 16 17 18 20 23 24 26 28 31
W360 (plf) 399 487 558 661 817 959 1070 1147 1311 1388 1478 1579 1580 1884 2027 2440 2593 2792 2996
N-ds 14-1/2 14-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 20-5/8 24-5/8 26-5/8 22-3/4 24-3/4 30-5/8 30-3/4
16 Wtj (plf) 8 8 8 9 10 10 11 12 12 13 14 15 17 18 21 23 23 27 29
W360 (plf) 434 515 611 704 882 961 1112 1263 1333 1423 1517 1627 1701 1852 2192 2555 2585 2979 3168
N-ds 14-1/2 14-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 18-5/8 20-5/8 24-5/8 20-3/4 20-3/4 42-1/2 28-3/4
18 Wtj (plf) 8 8 8 9 10 10 10 11 11 13 13 15 16 17 19 21 22 25 28
W360 (plf) 485 524 599 718 915 1041 1122 1282 1353 1492 1593 1699 1808 1914 2095 2609 2858 3106 3296
N-ds 14-1/2 14-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 14-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 18-5/8 20-5/8 20-5/8 24-5/8 38-1/2 24-3/4
20 Wtj (plf) 8 8 8 9 9 10 10 11 11 12 13 14 15 17 18 20 21 23 26
W360 (plf) 546 557 646 724 881 1063 1152 1246 1400 1533 1682 1787 1919 1940 2112 2680 2931 3193 3538
N-ds 14-1/2 14-1/2 14-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 16-5/8 18-5/8 20-5/8 22-5/8 22-3/4 26-5/8
22 Wtj (plf) 8 8 8 8 9 10 10 10 11 12 13 13 13 15 18 19 20 23 24
W360 (plf) 596 617 652 744 945 1034 1178 1308 1459 1530 1643 1826 1843 2090 2263 2672 2923 3420 3507
N-ds 14-1/2 14-1/2 14-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 18-5/8 18-5/8 20-5/8 20-3/4 22-3/4
24 Wtj (plf) 8 8 8 8 9 9 10 10 11 11 12 13 13 15 16 19 20 23 24
W360 (plf) 653 662 704 783 1027 1109 1239 1391 1511 1650 1755 1927 1957 2237 2399 2961 3092 3628 3698
N-ds 14-1/2 14-1/2 14-1/2 14-1/2 12-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 20-5/8 20-5/8 24-5/8 20-3/4
26 10 Wtj (plf) 9 10 11 12 12 14 16 17 20 20 21 24 25 27 32 35 36 42 48
W360 (plf) 308 359 446 503 617 725 772 832 992 996 1075 1112 1181 1272 1447 1862 1876 2072 2259
N-ds 18-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 34-1/2 24-5/8 24-5/8 26-5/8 28-5/8 30-5/8 34-5/8 36-3/4 36-3/4 38-3/4 46-3/4 48-3/4
12 Wtj (plf) 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 16 17 18 20 20 21 25 28 28 31 36 40
W360 (plf) 348 433 487 587 703 812 877 993 1074 1157 1269 1271 1384 1534 1644 2051 2176 2373 2638
N-ds 16-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 22-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 28-1/2 28-1/2 32-1/2 24-5/8 24-5/8 26-5/8 44-1/2 28-3/4 30-3/4 32-3/4 42-5/8 46-3/4
14 Wtj (plf) 8 9 10 10 11 11 13 14 15 17 18 19 21 22 25 27 29 32 36
W360 (plf) 370 455 530 616 770 875 993 1072 1222 1314 1414 1391 1518 1661 1738 2256 2440 2606 2843
N-ds 16-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 24-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 32-1/2 20-5/8 24-5/8 26-5/8 24-3/4 26-3/4 34-5/8 32-3/4 38-3/4
16 Wtj (plf) 8 9 9 10 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 19 21 23 24 27 31 34
W360 (plf) 421 502 584 693 840 926 1036 1115 1256 1347 1453 1534 1644 1797 2000 2330 2503 2836 3017
N-ds 16-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 22-1/2 22-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 20-5/8 24-5/8 26-5/8 22-3/4 28-5/8 30-3/4 32-3/4
18 Wtj (plf) 8 8 8 9 10 11 11 12 13 14 15 16 19 20 22 23 24 29 33
W360 (plf) 410 503 580 683 835 957 1064 1187 1343 1428 1529 1638 1671 1855 2091 2395 2643 2947 3216
N-ds 16-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 20-5/8 20-5/8 24-5/8 20-3/4 22-3/4 26-3/4 30-3/4
20 Wtj (plf) 8 8 8 9 10 10 11 12 13 13 15 16 16 18 21 22 23 28 31
W360 (plf) 458 543 605 703 885 1037 1100 1190 1404 1482 1583 1691 1792 1929 2122 2625 2657 3040 3306
N-ds 16-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 20-5/8 22-5/8 24-5/8 20-3/4 24-3/4 28-3/4
22 Wtj (plf) 8 8 8 9 9 10 11 11 13 13 14 15 16 17 19 21 23 26 30
W360 (plf) 503 541 625 718 899 1062 1149 1230 1383 1517 1633 1726 1849 1970 2136 2611 2855 3137 3360
N-ds 16-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 14-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 18-5/8 20-5/8 20-5/8 20-3/4 26-5/8 24-3/4
24 Wtj (plf) 8 8 8 9 9 10 11 11 12 13 13 14 16 17 19 21 23 25 29
W360 (plf) 549 555 662 751 880 1071 1162 1247 1494 1479 1641 1762 1863 1990 2290 2610 2801 3082 3391
N-ds 16-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 14-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 18-5/8 20-5/8 16-3/4 18-3/4 24-5/8 22-3/4
26 Wtj (plf) 8 8 8 9 9 10 11 11 12 13 13 14 15 17 19 21 23 25 28
W360 (plf) 597 605 714 799 925 1134 1239 1327 1440 1554 1746 1754 1873 2129 2203 2739 2962 3264 3561
N-ds 16-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 14-1/2 14-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 16-5/8 16-3/4 16-3/4 18-3/4 24-5/8 22-3/4
Bridging Rows 1 0
Joist weights to the left of the heavy red line have 2 1/2 inch depth bearings. Joist weights to the right of the heavy red line have 5 inch depth bearings.

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WEIGHT TABLE AND DESIGN GUIDE Based on Allowable Tensile Stress of 30,000 psi
VULCRAFT COMPOSITE STEEL JOISTS, VC SERIES

Joist Joist Slab Design


Span Depth Normal Weight Concrete ( 145 pcf ) f 'c = 3.0 ksi
tc (in) 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00
hr (in) 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0
Js (ft) 3.5 4.0 4.0 4.5 5.0 6.0 6.5 7.0 8.0 8.5 9.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 11.0 12.0 12.0 12.0
Total Uniformly Distributed Joist Load in Pounds Per Linear Foot
TL 400 500 600 700 800 900 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1800 2000 2200 2400 2700 3000
(ft) (in)
28 12 Wtj (plf) 9 10 11 12 12 14 16 17 19 21 21 23 25 27 32 34 36 40 46
W360 (plf) 326 380 472 537 643 758 815 890 1053 1144 1136 1181 1264 1353 1569 1952 1964 2188 2385
N-ds 18-1/2 18-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 24-1/2 28-1/2 28-1/2 32-1/2 34-1/2 26-5/8 26-5/8 28-5/8 30-5/8 28-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 38-3/4 44-3/4 52-3/4
14 Wtj (plf) 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 16 17 18 20 21 22 26 28 29 32 36 41
W360 (plf) 351 439 493 602 744 819 949 1019 1095 1183 1286 1402 1406 1552 1684 2046 2191 2400 2684
N-ds 16-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 20-1/2 24-1/2 28-1/2 30-1/2 28-1/2 32-1/2 24-5/8 26-5/8 38-1/2 24-3/4 28-3/4 34-5/8 32-3/4 38-3/4 46-3/4
16 Wtj (plf) 8 9 10 11 12 12 13 14 15 17 19 20 21 23 26 28 30 36 38
W360 (plf) 385 449 525 655 826 912 981 1055 1197 1284 1392 1513 1532 1653 1867 2215 2379 2803 2840
N-ds 16-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 22-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 20-5/8 24-5/8 24-5/8 26-5/8 24-3/4 30-5/8 30-3/4 52-1/2 38-3/4
18 Wtj (plf) 8 9 9 10 11 12 12 14 15 16 17 19 19 21 25 27 29 32 38
W360 (plf) 405 478 562 657 871 991 1068 1140 1294 1391 1476 1593 1602 1752 2008 2376 2514 2718 3194
N-ds 16-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 24-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 20-5/8 20-5/8 34-1/2 28-5/8 28-5/8 26-3/4 32-3/4 52-1/2
20 Wtj (plf) 8 8 9 10 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 19 19 21 23 24 26 29 33
W360 (plf) 419 512 590 696 861 992 1135 1211 1348 1441 1559 1605 1620 1969 2167 2495 2643 2819 3213
N-ds 16-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 20-5/8 20-5/8 24-5/8 26-5/8 26-5/8 24-3/4 26-3/4 34-3/4
22 Wtj (plf) 8 8 9 10 10 11 12 12 13 14 16 16 19 20 21 22 24 29 32
W360 (plf) 436 524 618 717 868 1007 1115 1249 1393 1497 1604 1711 1778 1976 2188 2507 2729 3076 3283
N-ds 16-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 22-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 20-5/8 20-5/8 34-1/2 24-5/8 22-3/4 26-3/4 34-5/8
24 Wtj (plf) 8 8 9 9 10 11 11 12 13 14 14 16 17 19 21 22 23 28 31
W360 (plf) 482 571 630 741 878 1031 1119 1225 1419 1528 1638 1736 1881 1959 2204 2687 2700 3055 3288
N-ds 16-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 20-5/8 22-5/8 24-5/8 20-3/4 24-3/4 44-1/2
26 Wtj (plf) 8 8 9 9 10 11 11 12 12 13 14 15 16 18 20 22 23 26 31
W360 (plf) 526 570 641 750 934 1037 1129 1217 1365 1529 1653 1755 1871 1919 2147 2595 2849 3134 3371
N-ds 16-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 18-5/8 20-5/8 22-5/8 20-3/4 26-5/8 24-3/4
28 Wtj (plf) 8 8 9 9 10 11 11 12 12 13 14 14 16 18 20 22 23 26 30
W360 (plf) 566 613 666 798 935 1103 1199 1291 1431 1619 1645 1741 1965 2136 2321 2711 3001 3265 3513
N-ds 16-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 24-1/2 18-5/8 20-5/8 22-5/8 20-3/4 26-5/8 24-3/4
30 12 Wtj (plf) 9 10 12 13 14 17 18 20 23 24 25 27 29 32 37 39 41 47 56
W360 (plf) 290 356 415 478 612 719 801 882 940 983 1054 1136 1211 1322 1467 1837 1836 2006 2071
N-ds 20-1/2 20-1/2 24-1/2 28-1/2 26-1/2 34-1/2 34-1/2 38-1/2 20-3/4 22-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 30-3/4 34-3/4 42-3/4 42-3/4 44-3/4 50-3/4 56-3/4
14 Wtj (plf) 9 10 11 13 13 14 16 17 21 23 23 25 26 29 34 34 39 40 46
W360 (plf) 333 410 487 560 702 778 839 915 1054 1148 1156 1219 1309 1512 1645 2014 2248 2263 2471
N-ds 18-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 32-1/2 18-3/4 20-3/4 20-3/4 22-3/4 24-3/4 30-3/4 34-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 44-3/4 50-3/4
16 Wtj (plf) 9 9 11 12 12 14 15 16 20 21 22 23 25 26 31 31 36 41 43
W360 (plf) 350 444 536 599 741 863 938 1023 1138 1254 1256 1368 1444 1562 1808 2143 2386 2674 2688
N-ds 18-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 16-3/4 18-3/4 20-3/4 20-3/4 22-3/4 26-3/4 32-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 44-3/4
18 Wtj (plf) 9 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 20 21 21 22 23 25 26 30 31 36 43
W360 (plf) 376 474 549 635 807 890 1024 1113 1211 1313 1323 1444 1577 1702 1846 2296 2481 2738 3056
N-ds 18-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 22-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 14-3/4 16-3/4 18-3/4 18-3/4 22-3/4 24-3/4 24-3/4 28-3/4 30-3/4 38-3/4 44-3/4
20 Wtj (plf) 9 9 10 11 11 12 13 15 18 20 20 21 22 24 26 29 31 34 38
W360 (plf) 389 500 581 689 839 954 1094 1175 1229 1354 1366 1499 1657 1828 1945 2392 2604 2788 3078
N-ds 18-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 16-3/4 16-3/4 16-3/4 16-3/4 18-3/4 22-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 28-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4
22 Wtj (plf) 9 9 9 10 11 12 12 14 18 19 20 20 21 23 24 28 29 32 36
W360 (plf) 434 521 619 742 869 958 1078 1217 1257 1375 1496 1535 1677 1882 2053 2471 2678 2879 3091
N-ds 18-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 22-1/2 16-3/4 16-3/4 16-3/4 16-3/4 16-3/4 20-3/4 22-3/4 22-3/4 26-3/4 30-3/4 34-3/4
24 Wtj (plf) 8 9 9 10 11 12 12 14 17 18 19 20 20 21 24 27 28 31 36
W360 (plf) 441 532 628 769 906 1053 1181 1251 1281 1372 1507 1643 1689 1866 2070 2534 2714 2924 3356
N-ds 18-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 22-1/2 14-3/4 16-3/4 16-3/4 16-3/4 16-3/4 18-3/4 22-3/4 22-3/4 22-3/4 26-3/4 32-3/4
26 Wtj (plf) 8 9 9 10 10 11 12 14 17 18 18 19 19 21 24 26 27 29 32
W360 (plf) 455 538 641 763 914 984 1160 1249 1303 1395 1495 1632 1662 1998 2239 2484 2738 2955 3382
N-ds 18-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 16-5/8 14-3/4 14-3/4 16-3/4 16-3/4 16-3/4 16-3/4 20-3/4 20-3/4 22-3/4 26-3/4 28-3/4
28 Wtj (plf) 8 9 9 9 10 11 12 14 17 17 18 19 19 21 24 24 26 29 31
W360 (plf) 490 579 644 757 887 1043 1127 1217 1306 1388 1492 1599 1751 1954 2049 2706 2857 3115 3324
N-ds 18-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 16-5/8 14-3/4 14-3/4 16-3/4 16-3/4 16-3/4 16-3/4 18-3/4 20-3/4 22-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4
Bridging Rows 1 0
Joist weights to the left of the heavy red line have 2 1/2 inch depth bearings. Joist weights between the heavy red and black lines have 5 inch depth bearings.
Joist weights between the heavy black and blue lines require 7 1/2 inch depth bearings.
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WEIGHT TABLE AND DESIGN GUIDE Based on Allowable Tensile Stress of 30,000 psi
VULCRAFT COMPOSITE STEEL JOISTS, VC SERIES

Joist Joist Slab Design


Span Depth Normal Weight Concrete ( 145 pcf ) f 'c = 3.0 ksi
tc (in) 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00
hr (in) 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0
Js (ft) 3.5 4.0 4.0 4.5 5.0 6.0 6.5 7.0 8.0 8.5 9.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 11.0 12.0 12.0 12.0
Total Uniformly Distributed Joist Load in Pounds Per Linear Foot
TL 400 500 600 700 800 900 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1800 2000 2200 2400 2700 3000
(ft) (in)
32 12 Wtj (plf) 10 11 13 15 16 18 20 23 25 27 28 30 33 37 41 43 46 59 71
W360 (plf) 271 348 389 452 580 657 724 766 890 957 1022 1021 1112 1245 1365 1712 1706 1916 2202
N-ds 20-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 30-1/2 32-1/2 34-1/2 38-1/2 32-5/8 24-3/4 26-3/4 30-3/4 30-3/4 34-3/4 40-3/4 48-3/4 48-3/4 50-3/4 60-3/4 60-3/4
14 Wtj (plf) 9 11 12 13 14 17 18 19 23 24 26 27 29 34 37 39 40 46 57
W360 (plf) 304 374 442 506 635 753 836 916 982 1037 1107 1191 1273 1406 1560 1905 1910 2094 2384
N-ds 20-1/2 22-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 28-1/2 32-1/2 34-1/2 38-1/2 20-3/4 20-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 28-3/4 34-3/4 40-3/4 42-3/4 44-3/4 50-3/4 60-3/4
16 Wtj (plf) 9 10 11 13 13 15 17 19 21 23 24 26 26 29 34 36 39 46 47
W360 (plf) 338 417 496 581 717 787 924 1029 1066 1166 1232 1334 1340 1550 1699 2053 2282 2526 2518
N-ds 18-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 26-1/2 24-1/2 28-1/2 32-1/2 34-1/2 18-3/4 20-3/4 22-3/4 24-3/4 24-3/4 28-3/4 34-3/4 34-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 50-3/4
18 Wtj (plf) 9 9 11 12 13 13 15 17 20 22 23 23 25 28 31 32 36 41 47
W360 (plf) 364 438 531 611 779 854 928 1010 1124 1248 1366 1379 1452 1684 1792 2115 2340 2625 2908
N-ds 18-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 30-1/2 18-3/4 18-3/4 20-3/4 20-3/4 22-3/4 26-3/4 30-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 50-3/4
20 Wtj (plf) 8 9 10 12 12 13 14 15 20 21 22 22 23 26 28 30 34 38 43
W360 (plf) 399 467 538 685 789 932 999 1084 1180 1282 1407 1417 1562 1796 1957 2251 2435 2701 3031
N-ds 18-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 20-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 26-1/2 16-3/4 18-3/4 20-3/4 20-3/4 22-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 28-3/4 32-3/4 38-3/4 44-3/4
22 Wtj (plf) 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 19 20 21 22 22 24 27 29 30 36 40
W360 (plf) 395 489 570 718 880 966 1049 1138 1220 1327 1441 1579 1594 1775 2039 2304 2517 2963 3013
N-ds 18-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 16-3/4 16-3/4 18-3/4 20-3/4 22-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 26-3/4 28-3/4 38-3/4 38-3/4
24 Wtj (plf) 8 9 10 11 12 12 13 14 18 19 20 21 22 24 26 28 29 33 38
W360 (plf) 426 513 643 693 875 1000 1079 1172 1236 1349 1466 1591 1747 1930 2091 2331 2554 2919 3241
N-ds 18-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 16-3/4 14-3/4 16-3/4 18-3/4 20-3/4 22-3/4 24-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 32-3/4 38-3/4
26 Wtj (plf) 8 9 10 11 12 12 13 14 18 18 19 20 21 23 24 27 29 32 35
W360 (plf) 428 521 647 710 890 967 1102 1197 1240 1349 1475 1594 1736 1925 2135 2373 2731 2955 3147
N-ds 18-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 24-1/2 12-3/4 16-3/4 16-3/4 16-3/4 18-3/4 22-3/4 24-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 28-3/4 32-3/4
28 Wtj (plf) 8 9 9 10 12 12 13 14 18 18 19 20 21 22 24 27 29 32 34
W360 (plf) 464 537 651 780 903 1048 1176 1280 1320 1439 1563 1599 1728 1902 2113 2533 2758 2940 3169
N-ds 18-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 12-3/4 16-3/4 16-3/4 14-3/4 16-3/4 20-3/4 22-3/4 22-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 30-3/4
34 14 Wtj (plf) 10 11 13 15 16 18 20 22 25 27 28 30 33 36 42 43 45 56 67
W360 (plf) 289 349 416 491 618 702 774 817 936 1019 1095 1086 1194 1345 1493 1803 1797 2051 2359
N-ds 22-1/2 22-1/2 28-1/2 32-1/2 32-1/2 34-1/2 38-1/2 28-5/8 24-3/4 26-3/4 28-3/4 28-3/4 32-3/4 40-3/4 48-3/4 48-3/4 48-3/4 64-3/4 64-3/4
16 Wtj (plf) 9 11 12 13 14 17 19 21 23 24 26 27 29 34 37 39 44 50 55
W360 (plf) 312 384 452 525 652 773 858 948 998 1061 1149 1241 1330 1462 1651 1965 2164 2267 2490
N-ds 20-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 28-1/2 28-1/2 34-1/2 34-1/2 38-1/2 22-3/4 24-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 28-3/4 34-3/4 40-3/4 40-3/4 48-3/4 56-3/4 64-3/4
18 Wtj (plf) 9 10 11 13 14 16 17 19 22 23 24 26 27 30 34 37 42 47 50
W360 (plf) 340 420 507 581 714 840 925 1029 1061 1166 1240 1339 1448 1568 1723 2046 2299 2524 2647
N-ds 20-1/2 22-1/2 22-1/2 26-1/2 26-1/2 30-1/2 34-1/2 34-1/2 20-3/4 20-3/4 22-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 28-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 56-3/4
20 Wtj (plf) 9 10 11 12 13 15 16 18 21 22 23 25 26 30 31 36 38 42 47
W360 (plf) 360 456 539 643 771 900 984 1070 1210 1241 1363 1452 1545 1685 1791 2287 2323 2590 2854
N-ds 20-1/2 22-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 34-1/2 18-3/4 18-3/4 20-3/4 22-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 44-3/4 50-3/4
22 Wtj (plf) 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 17 20 21 22 23 24 29 30 33 38 42 44
W360 (plf) 384 498 557 690 822 881 1031 1115 1219 1262 1396 1544 1560 1760 1889 2314 2588 2887 2910
N-ds 20-1/2 22-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 18-3/4 18-3/4 18-3/4 20-3/4 22-3/4 24-3/4 28-3/4 30-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 44-3/4
24 Wtj (plf) 9 10 10 11 12 14 15 16 20 21 21 22 24 28 29 31 35 40 44
W360 (plf) 401 508 608 701 856 924 1073 1147 1240 1372 1404 1553 1721 1814 1951 2432 2563 2853 3189
N-ds 20-1/2 22-1/2 22-1/2 22-1/2 22-1/2 22-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 16-3/4 18-3/4 18-3/4 18-3/4 20-3/4 22-3/4 26-3/4 28-3/4 30-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4
26 Wtj (plf) 9 10 10 11 12 14 15 16 19 20 21 22 22 26 28 29 33 38 42
W360 (plf) 418 517 625 708 844 950 1079 1171 1249 1376 1521 1537 1708 1896 2003 2445 2611 2798 3087
N-ds 20-1/2 22-1/2 22-1/2 22-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 18-5/8 26-1/2 16-3/4 16-3/4 18-3/4 18-3/4 18-3/4 22-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 28-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4
28 Wtj (plf) 9 10 10 11 12 14 15 16 19 19 21 22 22 26 26 28 32 38 42
W360 (plf) 441 531 625 721 905 1006 1092 1182 1254 1382 1507 1652 1668 1937 2201 2433 2587 2977 3308
N-ds 20-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 22-1/2 20-1/2 18-5/8 18-5/8 18-5/8 14-3/4 16-3/4 16-3/4 18-3/4 18-3/4 22-3/4 24-3/4 24-3/4 24-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4
30 Wtj (plf) 9 9 10 11 12 14 14 16 19 19 21 22 22 23 26 28 31 35 38
W360 (plf) 440 534 667 725 897 981 1130 1136 1220 1345 1464 1585 1713 1984 2111 2354 2754 2918 3137
N-ds 20-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 22-1/2 20-1/2 16-5/8 22-1/2 18-5/8 14-3/4 14-3/4 14-3/4 16-3/4 18-3/4 20-3/4 22-3/4 22-3/4 26-3/4 28-3/4 32-3/4
Bridging Rows 2 1
Joist weights to the left of the heavy red line have 2 1/2 inch depth bearings. Joist weights between the heavy red and black lines have 5 inch depth bearings.
Joist weights between the heavy black and blue lines require 7 1/2 inch depth bearings.
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WEIGHT TABLE AND DESIGN GUIDE Based on Allowable Tensile Stress of 30,000 psi
VULCRAFT COMPOSITE STEEL JOISTS, VC SERIES

Joist Joist Slab Design


Span Depth Normal Weight Concrete ( 145 pcf ) f 'c = 3.0 ksi
tc (in) 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00
hr (in) 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0
Js (ft) 3.5 4.0 4.0 4.5 5.0 6.0 6.5 7.0 8.0 8.5 9.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 11.0 12.0 12.0 12.0
Total Uniformly Distributed Joist Load in Pounds Per Linear Foot
TL 400 500 600 700 800 900 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1800 2000 2200 2400 2700 3000
(ft) (in)
36 14 Wtj (plf) 11 12 15 16 18 20 23 25 27 28 33 33 36 42 48 49 56 69 74
W360 (plf) 292 333 406 450 577 648 689 802 864 938 1030 1034 1160 1283 1337 1623 1778 2047 2063
N-ds 22-1/2 26-1/2 30-1/2 34-1/2 34-1/2 40-1/2 30-5/8 34-5/8 26-3/4 28-3/4 32-3/4 32-3/4 40-3/4 46-3/4 54-3/4 54-3/4 66-3/4 68-3/4 68-3/4
16 Wtj (plf) 10 11 13 15 17 18 20 22 25 27 29 29 34 37 41 43 48 55 67
W360 (plf) 301 366 441 512 644 729 803 847 972 1060 1142 1146 1269 1415 1559 1863 1960 2154 2498
N-ds 22-1/2 24-1/2 28-1/2 30-1/2 32-1/2 34-1/2 38-1/2 26-5/8 24-3/4 26-3/4 26-3/4 26-3/4 32-3/4 40-3/4 48-3/4 48-3/4 54-3/4 66-3/4 68-3/4
18 Wtj (plf) 10 11 13 14 15 17 19 20 23 25 26 27 29 34 39 41 46 50 56
W360 (plf) 318 437 497 581 713 791 881 962 1011 1160 1177 1270 1362 1503 1691 2006 2206 2324 2560
N-ds 22-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 28-1/2 32-1/2 34-1/2 40-1/2 20-3/4 24-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 28-3/4 36-3/4 40-3/4 42-3/4 46-3/4 54-3/4 66-3/4
20 Wtj (plf) 9 11 12 13 14 16 17 20 23 23 25 26 28 31 34 36 40 47 53
W360 (plf) 370 422 506 584 759 846 922 991 1148 1164 1249 1349 1463 1557 1743 2007 2257 2524 2690
N-ds 20-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 34-1/2 24-5/8 20-3/4 20-3/4 22-3/4 26-3/4 26-3/4 30-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 56-3/4
22 Wtj (plf) 9 10 12 13 13 15 17 18 22 23 23 25 26 29 34 36 40 42 49
W360 (plf) 390 462 574 632 756 886 972 1054 1189 1309 1327 1409 1527 1637 1965 2245 2524 2539 2845
N-ds 20-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 30-1/2 32-1/2 18-3/4 20-3/4 20-3/4 22-3/4 26-3/4 26-3/4 34-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 42-3/4 50-3/4
24 Wtj (plf) 9 10 11 12 13 15 16 17 21 22 23 24 25 28 31 33 38 42 47
W360 (plf) 387 485 588 667 791 923 1008 1082 1202 1338 1471 1481 1578 1691 1967 2229 2531 2790 3089
N-ds 20-1/2 22-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 26-1/2 30-1/2 16-3/4 18-3/4 20-3/4 20-3/4 22-3/4 26-3/4 28-3/4 30-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4
26 Wtj (plf) 9 10 11 12 12 14 15 17 20 21 22 24 24 28 30 32 36 39 44
W360 (plf) 426 497 582 731 816 950 1037 1187 1224 1331 1484 1620 1640 1854 2034 2281 2483 2720 3056
N-ds 20-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 16-3/4 18-3/4 18-3/4 20-3/4 20-3/4 26-3/4 26-3/4 28-3/4 30-3/4 38-3/4 42-3/4
28 Wtj (plf) 9 10 11 12 13 14 14 17 20 20 22 23 23 28 29 32 36 39 44
W360 (plf) 437 542 636 724 896 964 1052 1185 1318 1350 1467 1618 1635 1910 2055 2457 2666 2939 3311
N-ds 20-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 22-1/2 22-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 20-5/8 16-3/4 16-3/4 18-3/4 18-3/4 20-3/4 22-3/4 26-3/4 28-3/4 30-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4
30 Wtj (plf) 9 10 10 12 13 14 14 16 19 20 22 22 23 25 28 31 33 38 42
W360 (plf) 431 546 642 728 859 973 1122 1216 1297 1434 1571 1591 1755 1949 2066 2456 2662 2860 3161
N-ds 20-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 22-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 16-3/4 16-3/4 16-3/4 18-3/4 18-3/4 22-3/4 26-3/4 26-3/4 28-3/4 30-3/4 38-3/4
38 16 Wtj (plf) 10 12 14 16 18 20 21 24 27 28 31 33 36 40 48 49 53 67 70
W360 (plf) 281 352 406 483 611 688 729 790 906 983 1095 1099 1234 1371 1446 1708 1886 2168 2178
N-ds 24-1/2 26-1/2 30-1/2 34-1/2 34-1/2 38-1/2 42-1/2 32-5/8 26-3/4 28-3/4 32-3/4 32-3/4 38-3/4 46-3/4 52-3/4 54-3/4 64-3/4 72-3/4 72-3/4
18 Wtj (plf) 10 12 13 15 17 18 20 22 26 27 28 31 34 37 41 43 48 55 67
W360 (plf) 310 402 456 537 667 744 827 883 994 1089 1178 1319 1311 1485 1636 1919 2039 2233 2596
N-ds 24-1/2 24-1/2 28-1/2 32-1/2 32-1/2 34-1/2 38-1/2 28-5/8 24-3/4 26-3/4 28-3/4 32-3/4 34-3/4 40-3/4 46-3/4 46-3/4 54-3/4 64-3/4 72-3/4
20 Wtj (plf) 10 11 13 14 16 17 19 21 24 26 28 28 31 34 39 40 45 53 58
W360 (plf) 340 445 505 591 715 797 884 971 1068 1169 1278 1291 1373 1536 1729 2000 2208 2373 2594
N-ds 24-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 30-1/2 32-1/2 34-1/2 28-5/8 20-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 26-3/4 28-3/4 36-3/4 40-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 54-3/4 64-3/4
22 Wtj (plf) 10 11 12 14 15 17 18 20 23 24 26 27 30 34 36 41 41 49 52
W360 (plf) 365 463 550 636 756 838 919 1014 1137 1232 1340 1460 1460 1740 1753 2254 2266 2515 2670
N-ds 24-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 28-1/2 30-1/2 32-1/2 24-5/8 20-3/4 20-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 26-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 42-3/4 50-3/4 56-3/4
24 Wtj (plf) 10 10 12 13 15 16 17 20 22 23 25 26 26 31 36 36 40 49 51
W360 (plf) 379 457 574 673 794 869 953 1132 1161 1287 1395 1514 1528 1747 1963 2232 2506 2784 2794
N-ds 24-1/2 24-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 24-1/2 28-1/2 30-1/2 24-5/8 20-3/4 22-3/4 20-3/4 24-3/4 24-3/4 30-3/4 34-3/4 34-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 50-3/4
26 Wtj (plf) 10 10 11 13 15 15 17 19 21 22 23 25 25 30 32 36 37 45 51
W360 (plf) 395 476 573 691 821 892 1046 1143 1152 1293 1446 1553 1568 1796 1963 2439 2441 2780 3057
N-ds 22-1/2 24-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 30-1/2 22-5/8 20-3/4 20-3/4 20-3/4 20-3/4 22-3/4 28-3/4 30-3/4 34-3/4 34-3/4 42-3/4 50-3/4
28 Wtj (plf) 10 10 11 13 15 15 17 19 21 22 22 25 25 28 32 33 37 42 49
W360 (plf) 411 521 579 707 819 986 1047 1155 1255 1396 1428 1531 1701 1808 1995 2371 2628 2973 3005
N-ds 22-1/2 24-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 20-5/8 24-1/2 20-5/8 22-5/8 18-3/4 20-3/4 22-3/4 22-3/4 20-3/4 24-3/4 30-3/4 30-3/4 34-3/4 42-3/4 44-3/4
30 Wtj (plf) 9 10 11 12 14 14 16 17 21 22 22 25 25 27 32 33 36 41 45
W360 (plf) 417 517 618 694 834 993 1062 1149 1233 1351 1499 1521 1663 1798 2104 2345 2496 2794 3143
N-ds 22-1/2 24-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 20-5/8 24-1/2 26-1/2 20-5/8 16-3/4 20-3/4 20-3/4 22-3/4 22-3/4 22-3/4 28-3/4 28-3/4 30-3/4 36-3/4 44-3/4
33 Wtj (plf) 9 10 11 12 13 15 15 17 20 21 22 23 23 27 29 31 35 40 41
W360 (plf) 428 528 619 734 867 1113 1129 1215 1283 1409 1538 1719 1745 1922 2188 2405 2632 3142 3116
N-ds 22-1/2 24-1/2 24-1/2 24-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 14-3/4 16-3/4 18-3/4 20-3/4 20-3/4 20-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 28-3/4 34-3/4 38-3/4
Bridging Rows 2 1
Joist weights to the left of the heavy red line have 2 1/2 inch depth bearings. Joist weights between the heavy red and black lines have 5 inch depth bearings.
Joist weights between the heavy black and blue lines require 7 1/2 inch depth bearings.
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WEIGHT TABLE AND DESIGN GUIDE Based on Allowable Tensile Stress of 30,000 psi
VULCRAFT COMPOSITE STEEL JOISTS, VC SERIES

Joist Joist Slab Design


Span Depth Normal Weight Concrete ( 145 pcf ) f 'c = 3.0 ksi
tc (in) 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00
hr (in) 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0
Js (ft) 3.5 4.0 4.0 4.5 5.0 6.0 6.5 7.0 8.0 8.5 9.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 11.0 12.0 12.0 12.0
Total Uniformly Distributed Joist Load in Pounds Per Linear Foot
TL 400 500 600 700 800 900 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1800 2000 2200 2400 2700 3000
(ft) (in)
40 16 Wtj (plf) 11 13 16 17 20 22 24 27 28 33 36 37 41 41 50 54 56 70 78
W360 (plf) 271 332 406 456 577 620 725 780 843 935 1060 1083 1194 1205 1384 1656 1662 1922 1992
N-ds 26-1/2 28-1/2 32-1/2 38-1/2 38-1/2 28-5/8 32-5/8 38-5/8 28-3/4 32-3/4 38-3/4 38-3/4 44-3/4 46-3/4 60-3/4 62-3/4 64-3/4 76-3/4 76-3/4
18 Wtj (plf) 10 12 14 16 18 20 22 24 27 28 31 33 36 41 47 48 53 64 70
W360 (plf) 293 373 427 505 633 709 750 815 935 1012 1131 1148 1291 1428 1510 1782 1960 2287 2281
N-ds 24-1/2 28-1/2 30-1/2 34-1/2 34-1/2 38-1/2 28-5/8 32-5/8 26-3/4 26-3/4 32-3/4 32-3/4 38-3/4 44-3/4 52-3/4 54-3/4 62-3/4 76-3/4 76-3/4
20 Wtj (plf) 10 12 13 15 17 19 22 23 26 27 29 32 33 39 44 44 51 55 67
W360 (plf) 319 409 466 552 680 768 824 884 1005 1102 1197 1354 1340 1533 1692 1947 2094 2284 2661
N-ds 24-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 32-1/2 34-1/2 36-1/2 26-5/8 28-5/8 24-3/4 26-3/4 28-3/4 32-3/4 32-3/4 40-3/4 46-3/4 46-3/4 54-3/4 62-3/4 76-3/4
22 Wtj (plf) 10 12 13 14 16 18 21 22 25 26 27 29 31 34 38 40 47 52 57
W360 (plf) 348 445 504 594 720 801 862 956 1071 1166 1272 1392 1375 1550 1739 1994 2224 2349 2590
N-ds 22-1/2 24-1/2 28-1/2 30-1/2 28-1/2 34-1/2 24-5/8 26-5/8 22-3/4 26-3/4 26-3/4 28-3/4 28-3/4 34-3/4 40-3/4 42-3/4 46-3/4 56-3/4 64-3/4
24 Wtj (plf) 10 11 13 14 15 17 20 21 23 25 26 28 31 34 38 40 42 49 54
W360 (plf) 371 460 540 623 752 833 969 987 1134 1219 1324 1456 1540 1730 1949 2217 2224 2455 2636
N-ds 22-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 28-1/2 28-1/2 24-5/8 26-5/8 20-3/4 22-3/4 26-3/4 26-3/4 28-3/4 32-3/4 40-3/4 42-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 56-3/4
26 Wtj (plf) 9 11 12 13 15 17 18 21 22 24 25 27 30 32 36 38 42 49 54
W360 (plf) 385 477 568 649 781 921 1001 1093 1149 1274 1375 1495 1595 1732 1936 2163 2437 2746 2917
N-ds 22-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 34-1/2 24-5/8 20-3/4 22-3/4 22-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 30-3/4 34-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 46-3/4 56-3/4
28 Wtj (plf) 9 10 12 14 14 16 18 19 22 24 24 26 29 30 36 38 42 46 52
W360 (plf) 393 498 565 661 797 938 1007 1107 1255 1391 1415 1534 1622 1774 2105 2360 2664 2695 2962
N-ds 22-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 26-5/8 24-1/2 26-1/2 22-5/8 24-5/8 18-3/4 20-3/4 22-3/4 22-3/4 26-3/4 28-3/4 32-3/4 34-3/4 40-3/4 42-3/4 50-3/4
30 Wtj (plf) 9 10 12 14 14 16 17 19 21 23 24 25 28 31 34 36 40 44 52
W360 (plf) 428 510 621 677 843 946 1028 1121 1240 1384 1535 1564 1641 1920 2064 2293 2561 2886 3214
N-ds 22-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 26-5/8 20-5/8 26-1/2 28-1/2 24-5/8 18-3/4 18-3/4 20-3/4 20-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 30-3/4 30-3/4 34-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4
33 Wtj (plf) 9 10 11 12 14 15 16 19 21 22 23 24 27 30 33 35 40 42 49
W360 (plf) 396 529 619 717 846 979 1060 1222 1271 1401 1538 1570 1696 1969 2116 2329 2767 2801 3175
N-ds 22-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 24-1/2 24-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 22-5/8 16-3/4 16-3/4 20-3/4 20-3/4 22-3/4 24-3/4 28-3/4 28-3/4 34-3/4 36-3/4 44-3/4
42 16 Wtj (plf) 12 15 17 19 21 25 27 31 32 36 37 40 41 50 52 63 66 78 90
W360 (plf) 262 328 386 429 526 621 672 748 806 918 930 1048 1054 1215 1214 1704 1700 1762 1878
N-ds 26-1/2 30-1/2 36-1/2 40-1/2 44-1/2 32-5/8 36-5/8 38-3/4 32-3/4 38-3/4 38-3/4 44-3/4 46-3/4 56-3/4 62-3/4 80-3/4 80-3/4 80-3/4 80-3/4
18 Wtj (plf) 12 13 16 18 20 22 25 28 28 33 36 37 38 42 50 53 57 67 78
W360 (plf) 281 346 428 482 605 656 762 810 878 971 1107 1128 1135 1263 1462 1734 1742 2019 2091
N-ds 26-1/2 26-1/2 34-1/2 36-1/2 38-1/2 42-1/2 32-5/8 32-3/4 28-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 38-3/4 40-3/4 46-3/4 60-3/4 62-3/4 62-3/4 80-3/4 80-3/4
20 Wtj (plf) 11 13 14 17 19 21 22 26 27 29 33 34 37 42 47 51 57 64 68
W360 (plf) 333 387 442 519 649 728 774 902 966 1040 1154 1190 1332 1476 1568 1844 2033 2382 2381
N-ds 26-1/2 26-1/2 30-1/2 34-1/2 34-1/2 38-1/2 28-5/8 32-5/8 26-3/4 26-3/4 32-3/4 32-3/4 38-3/4 44-3/4 52-3/4 54-3/4 60-3/4 80-3/4 80-3/4
22 Wtj (plf) 10 12 14 16 17 19 21 23 26 27 29 34 34 39 44 47 53 58 68
W360 (plf) 323 418 481 559 681 767 843 901 1023 1123 1216 1350 1367 1538 1694 1964 2108 2317 2706
N-ds 26-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 32-1/2 32-1/2 34-1/2 26-5/8 28-5/8 22-3/4 26-3/4 30-3/4 30-3/4 32-3/4 40-3/4 46-3/4 46-3/4 54-3/4 62-3/4 80-3/4
24 Wtj (plf) 10 12 13 15 17 19 20 22 25 26 28 31 33 39 41 47 49 52 62
W360 (plf) 347 444 512 593 711 867 874 964 1073 1171 1281 1370 1538 1732 1733 2192 2197 2369 2603
N-ds 26-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 30-1/2 30-1/2 34-1/2 26-5/8 28-5/8 22-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 26-3/4 32-3/4 38-3/4 40-3/4 46-3/4 48-3/4 56-3/4 64-3/4
26 Wtj (plf) 10 11 13 15 17 18 20 22 23 25 27 28 31 36 41 43 48 52 57
W360 (plf) 364 459 538 620 784 880 985 1070 1114 1211 1321 1451 1529 1715 1928 2194 2433 2609 2894
N-ds 26-1/2 26-1/2 26-1/2 30-1/2 22-5/8 32-1/2 24-5/8 26-5/8 22-3/4 22-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 28-3/4 32-3/4 40-3/4 42-3/4 46-3/4 54-3/4 62-3/4
28 Wtj (plf) 10 11 12 15 15 18 20 21 23 25 27 28 30 34 37 40 45 50 56
W360 (plf) 403 470 558 631 819 893 982 1077 1214 1320 1439 1476 1563 1893 1899 2396 2394 2639 2861
N-ds 24-1/2 26-1/2 26-1/2 28-5/8 28-1/2 30-1/2 24-5/8 24-5/8 20-3/4 22-3/4 24-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 32-3/4 34-3/4 40-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 56-3/4
30 Wtj (plf) 10 11 12 15 15 17 18 21 23 25 27 28 29 33 37 39 43 50 56
W360 (plf) 407 487 605 683 827 896 991 1135 1189 1310 1415 1558 1569 1821 2037 2270 2569 2823 3041
N-ds 24-1/2 26-1/2 26-1/2 28-5/8 26-1/2 28-1/2 22-5/8 24-5/8 20-3/4 22-3/4 22-3/4 24-3/4 24-3/4 30-3/4 32-3/4 34-3/4 40-3/4 46-3/4 54-3/4
33 Wtj (plf) 10 11 12 13 15 16 18 19 22 23 24 25 28 31 34 38 40 47 52
W360 (plf) 425 509 611 691 863 953 1110 1205 1223 1362 1503 1537 1616 1912 2035 2502 2515 2878 3206
N-ds 24-1/2 26-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 26-1/2 26-1/2 30-1/2 24-5/8 18-3/4 20-3/4 20-3/4 22-3/4 24-3/4 28-3/4 30-3/4 34-3/4 34-3/4 40-3/4 48-3/4
Bridging Rows 2 1
Joist weights to the left of the heavy red line have 2 1/2 inch depth bearings. Joist weights between the heavy red and black lines have 5 inch depth bearings.
Joist weights between the heavy black and blue lines require 7 1/2 inch depth bearings.
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WEIGHT TABLE AND DESIGN GUIDE Based on Allowable Tensile Stress of 30,000 psi
VULCRAFT COMPOSITE STEEL JOISTS, VC SERIES

Joist Joist Slab Design


Span Depth Normal Weight Concrete ( 145 pcf ) f 'c = 3.0 ksi
tc (in) 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00
hr (in) 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0
Js (ft) 3.5 4.0 4.0 4.5 5.0 6.0 6.5 7.0 8.0 8.5 9.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 11.0 12.0 12.0 12.0
Total Uniformly Distributed Joist Load in Pounds Per Linear Foot
TL 400 500 600 700 800 900 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1800 2000 2200 2400 2700 3000
(ft) (in)
44 18 Wtj (plf) 12 15 17 19 22 24 27 30 32 36 37 40 41 47 55 55 66 74 86
W360 (plf) 277 350 413 461 560 614 712 796 850 968 979 1103 1111 1176 1302 1554 1796 1873 1999
N-ds 28-1/2 30-1/2 36-1/2 40-1/2 44-1/2 30-5/8 36-5/8 42-5/8 32-3/4 38-3/4 38-3/4 42-3/4 44-3/4 52-3/4 62-3/4 62-3/4 80-3/4 84-3/4 84-3/4
20 Wtj (plf) 11 13 15 18 20 23 25 28 28 31 36 36 39 44 54 54 55 67 75
W360 (plf) 294 360 416 502 625 666 779 855 905 1019 1143 1174 1188 1311 1525 1795 1801 2099 2195
N-ds 26-1/2 28-1/2 32-1/2 36-1/2 38-1/2 28-5/8 34-5/8 34-5/8 30-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 38-3/4 38-3/4 46-3/4 60-3/4 62-3/4 62-3/4 80-3/4 84-3/4
22 Wtj (plf) 11 13 15 17 19 22 23 25 27 29 33 34 37 41 49 49 55 64 68
W360 (plf) 341 393 482 535 663 726 782 925 970 1053 1170 1196 1355 1496 1610 1857 2053 2410 2421
N-ds 26-1/2 28-1/2 32-1/2 34-1/2 34-1/2 26-5/8 28-5/8 34-5/8 26-3/4 30-3/4 32-3/4 32-3/4 38-3/4 46-3/4 52-3/4 54-3/4 62-3/4 80-3/4 80-3/4
24 Wtj (plf) 11 13 15 16 18 21 22 24 26 28 31 33 34 39 43 47 52 58 68
W360 (plf) 352 423 478 566 685 755 836 973 1020 1112 1193 1352 1359 1535 1692 1976 2097 2318 2723
N-ds 24-1/2 26-1/2 30-1/2 32-1/2 34-1/2 26-5/8 28-5/8 30-5/8 24-3/4 28-3/4 30-3/4 32-3/4 32-3/4 38-3/4 46-3/4 46-3/4 54-3/4 62-3/4 80-3/4
26 Wtj (plf) 10 12 15 16 18 19 22 24 26 28 30 31 34 39 40 47 49 58 61
W360 (plf) 351 449 537 591 767 858 930 1005 1133 1239 1243 1359 1518 1722 1715 2184 2196 2585 2591
N-ds 24-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 32-1/2 34-1/2 34-1/2 26-5/8 28-5/8 24-3/4 26-3/4 28-3/4 28-3/4 32-3/4 38-3/4 42-3/4 46-3/4 46-3/4 62-3/4 64-3/4
28 Wtj (plf) 10 12 15 16 17 18 21 23 25 27 30 30 32 36 41 44 49 54 61
W360 (plf) 393 498 549 652 782 864 959 1052 1167 1271 1363 1402 1506 1682 1898 2163 2394 2573 2836
N-ds 24-1/2 26-1/2 28-5/8 30-1/2 30-1/2 34-1/2 26-5/8 26-5/8 22-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 26-3/4 30-3/4 32-3/4 38-3/4 40-3/4 46-3/4 54-3/4 62-3/4
30 Wtj (plf) 10 12 13 16 17 18 21 22 24 26 29 30 31 36 41 43 44 52 58
W360 (plf) 406 496 575 635 790 878 1050 1056 1205 1294 1384 1520 1535 1839 2070 2333 2338 2612 2793
N-ds 24-1/2 26-1/2 26-1/2 30-1/2 28-1/2 30-1/2 24-5/8 26-5/8 22-3/4 22-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 28-3/4 32-3/4 38-3/4 40-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 56-3/4
33 Wtj (plf) 10 11 13 16 17 17 20 21 23 24 28 30 30 34 36 40 43 52 54
W360 (plf) 397 502 630 698 822 918 1079 1184 1228 1360 1452 1588 1586 1849 2073 2322 2615 2898 3128
N-ds 26-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 28-5/8 22-5/8 28-1/2 24-5/8 26-5/8 20-3/4 20-3/4 22-3/4 22-3/4 24-3/4 28-3/4 32-3/4 34-3/4 40-3/4 46-3/4 54-3/4
36 Wtj (plf) 10 11 12 14 16 17 19 21 23 24 25 28 30 33 36 40 42 47 55
W360 (plf) 429 514 629 697 845 937 1093 1184 1334 1360 1509 1606 1747 1884 2017 2495 2500 2861 3142
N-ds 24-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 22-5/8 26-1/2 22-5/8 24-5/8 18-3/4 20-3/4 20-3/4 22-3/4 22-3/4 28-3/4 32-3/4 34-3/4 34-3/4 40-3/4 48-3/4
46 18 Wtj (plf) 13 16 17 21 23 25 30 31 36 37 40 42 46 53 61 63 70 83 99
W360 (plf) 262 333 367 425 527 583 694 707 846 854 956 978 1036 1145 1322 1608 1612 1800 2015
N-ds 28-1/2 32-1/2 38-1/2 44-1/2 44-1/2 32-5/8 40-5/8 40-5/8 38-3/4 38-3/4 44-3/4 44-3/4 50-3/4 60-3/4 74-3/4 78-3/4 78-3/4 88-3/4 88-3/4
20 Wtj (plf) 13 14 16 19 22 24 27 31 33 36 36 41 42 46 54 62 64 74 83
W360 (plf) 290 345 399 485 586 644 745 830 883 1009 1026 1152 1159 1230 1356 1873 1895 1963 2115
N-ds 28-1/2 30-1/2 36-1/2 40-1/2 42-1/2 30-5/8 36-5/8 38-3/4 32-3/4 38-3/4 38-3/4 42-3/4 44-3/4 52-3/4 60-3/4 78-3/4 78-3/4 88-3/4 88-3/4
22 Wtj (plf) 11 13 15 18 21 22 26 28 29 34 36 37 42 47 54 56 65 69 75
W360 (plf) 305 375 435 521 641 697 812 867 932 1044 1180 1210 1341 1429 1578 1846 2186 2170 2276
N-ds 28-1/2 30-1/2 34-1/2 38-1/2 40-1/2 28-5/8 32-5/8 32-3/4 28-3/4 30-3/4 38-3/4 38-3/4 42-3/4 50-3/4 58-3/4 60-3/4 78-3/4 78-3/4 88-3/4
24 Wtj (plf) 11 13 15 17 19 21 24 26 28 29 33 37 39 44 51 51 55 69 73
W360 (plf) 345 401 497 544 672 750 860 934 1055 1073 1192 1370 1380 1522 1632 1879 2093 2469 2475
N-ds 28-1/2 28-1/2 32-1/2 36-1/2 34-1/2 28-5/8 30-5/8 32-5/8 26-3/4 28-3/4 32-3/4 38-3/4 38-3/4 44-3/4 52-3/4 52-3/4 60-3/4 78-3/4 78-3/4
26 Wtj (plf) 11 13 15 16 19 21 23 26 27 29 33 34 36 41 47 49 55 62 68
W360 (plf) 353 423 523 571 751 840 890 957 1100 1195 1320 1361 1371 1547 1708 2084 2108 2350 2738
N-ds 28-1/2 28-1/2 30-1/2 34-1/2 34-1/2 26-5/8 28-5/8 30-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 32-3/4 32-3/4 32-3/4 38-3/4 46-3/4 52-3/4 52-3/4 62-3/4 78-3/4
28 Wtj (plf) 11 12 14 16 18 20 23 25 27 28 31 34 35 41 47 49 55 57 67
W360 (plf) 363 439 538 634 758 862 924 987 1101 1232 1309 1491 1508 1715 1878 2144 2330 2560 2985
N-ds 28-1/2 28-1/2 30-1/2 32-1/2 32-1/2 34-1/2 28-5/8 28-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 26-3/4 32-3/4 32-3/4 38-3/4 44-3/4 46-3/4 52-3/4 62-3/4 78-3/4
30 Wtj (plf) 11 12 14 15 18 19 23 25 27 28 30 31 35 37 42 45 48 56 64
W360 (plf) 381 492 548 647 766 848 911 1008 1127 1227 1338 1460 1627 1643 1845 2077 2323 2504 2756
N-ds 28-1/2 28-1/2 30-1/2 32-1/2 30-1/2 24-5/8 26-5/8 28-5/8 24-3/4 26-3/4 26-3/4 26-3/4 32-3/4 34-3/4 38-3/4 40-3/4 46-3/4 54-3/4 62-3/4
33 Wtj (plf) 11 12 13 16 16 19 21 22 24 26 29 30 31 36 41 44 48 52 58
W360 (plf) 408 508 594 675 807 888 1068 1072 1216 1321 1404 1549 1563 1866 2100 2360 2595 2640 2834
N-ds 26-1/2 28-1/2 28-1/2 30-5/8 28-1/2 24-5/8 26-5/8 28-5/8 20-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 26-3/4 26-3/4 32-3/4 38-3/4 40-3/4 46-3/4 48-3/4 54-3/4
36 Wtj (plf) 10 12 13 15 16 19 20 22 23 24 26 29 31 34 38 40 44 52 58
W360 (plf) 414 508 623 721 845 983 1046 1176 1217 1352 1470 1560 1700 1828 2035 2266 2572 2900 3131
N-ds 26-1/2 28-1/2 28-1/2 30-1/2 26-1/2 22-5/8 24-5/8 24-5/8 20-3/4 20-3/4 22-3/4 22-3/4 24-3/4 28-3/4 34-3/4 34-3/4 40-3/4 46-3/4 54-3/4
Bridging Rows 2 1
Joist weights to the left of the heavy red line have 2 1/2 inch depth bearings. Joist weights between the heavy red and black lines have 5 inch depth bearings.
Joist weights between the heavy black and blue lines require 7 1/2 inch depth bearings.
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WEIGHT TABLE AND DESIGN GUIDE Based on Allowable Tensile Stress of 30,000 psi
VULCRAFT COMPOSITE STEEL JOISTS, VC SERIES

Joist Joist Slab Design


Span Depth Normal Weight Concrete ( 145 pcf ) f 'c = 3.0 ksi
tc (in) 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00
hr (in) 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0
Js (ft) 3.5 4.0 4.0 4.5 5.0 6.0 6.5 7.0 8.0 8.5 9.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 11.0 12.0 12.0 12.0
Total Uniformly Distributed Joist Load in Pounds Per Linear Foot
TL 400 500 600 700 800 900 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1800 2000 2200 2400 2700 3000
(ft) (in)
48 20 Wtj (plf) 13 15 18 21 24 25 30 31 36 37 41 42 46 54 60 63 67 83 98
W360 (plf) 278 329 387 454 546 611 733 745 886 898 1003 1026 1088 1211 1401 1670 1701 1906 2130
N-ds 28-1/2 32-1/2 38-1/2 42-1/2 32-5/8 34-5/8 42-5/8 40-5/8 36-3/4 38-3/4 42-3/4 42-3/4 50-3/4 60-3/4 74-3/4 76-3/4 76-3/4 92-3/4 92-3/4
22 Wtj (plf) 12 14 17 19 21 24 27 30 33 36 37 41 41 49 53 62 64 75 83
W360 (plf) 306 356 415 506 603 658 769 862 914 1042 1057 1188 1192 1282 1399 1923 1964 2057 2205
N-ds 28-1/2 30-1/2 36-1/2 40-1/2 44-1/2 32-5/8 34-5/8 42-5/8 32-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 44-3/4 52-3/4 60-3/4 76-3/4 76-3/4 88-3/4 92-3/4
24 Wtj (plf) 12 14 17 18 20 22 25 28 31 33 36 38 41 47 53 55 64 68 76
W360 (plf) 314 384 475 535 649 709 829 889 1046 1056 1202 1226 1357 1450 1594 1861 2219 2228 2349
N-ds 28-1/2 30-1/2 34-1/2 38-1/2 38-1/2 30-5/8 34-5/8 34-5/8 32-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 50-3/4 58-3/4 60-3/4 76-3/4 76-3/4 88-3/4
26 Wtj (plf) 12 13 16 17 19 22 25 27 29 33 34 38 38 43 51 52 58 68 72
W360 (plf) 354 407 498 553 678 745 857 939 1061 1183 1206 1376 1382 1524 1649 1883 2117 2492 2495
N-ds 26-1/2 28-1/2 32-1/2 36-1/2 34-1/2 28-5/8 30-5/8 34-5/8 28-3/4 32-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 44-3/4 50-3/4 52-3/4 60-3/4 76-3/4 78-3/4
28 Wtj (plf) 11 13 16 17 19 21 24 26 28 31 34 36 39 41 47 52 58 68 72
W360 (plf) 357 422 507 615 751 835 891 968 1103 1181 1333 1365 1532 1541 1704 2075 2332 2736 2749
N-ds 26-1/2 28-1/2 32-5/8 34-1/2 34-1/2 26-5/8 30-5/8 32-5/8 26-3/4 28-3/4 32-3/4 30-3/4 36-3/4 38-3/4 46-3/4 52-3/4 58-3/4 76-3/4 76-3/4
30 Wtj (plf) 11 13 16 17 19 21 23 25 27 30 31 35 37 41 47 46 52 61 68
W360 (plf) 366 462 526 630 751 847 928 997 1122 1209 1306 1499 1501 1691 1862 2101 2298 2543 2994
N-ds 26-1/2 28-1/2 30-5/8 32-1/2 34-1/2 26-5/8 28-5/8 30-5/8 24-3/4 26-3/4 26-3/4 30-3/4 32-3/4 38-3/4 44-3/4 46-3/4 52-3/4 62-3/4 76-3/4
33 Wtj (plf) 11 13 15 17 19 20 23 23 26 28 30 32 34 39 42 46 49 58 61
W360 (plf) 385 503 552 655 756 852 940 1066 1183 1290 1370 1507 1693 1702 1919 2341 2378 2601 2840
N-ds 28-1/2 28-1/2 30-5/8 34-5/8 24-5/8 24-5/8 26-3/4 28-5/8 20-3/4 24-3/4 24-3/4 24-3/4 30-3/4 34-3/4 38-3/4 44-3/4 46-3/4 54-3/4 62-3/4
36 Wtj (plf) 11 12 14 17 17 19 22 23 26 28 30 30 34 39 42 42 49 58 60
W360 (plf) 419 517 613 686 811 888 1065 1072 1186 1307 1421 1560 1670 1871 2106 2357 2652 2843 3133
N-ds 26-1/2 28-1/2 30-1/2 32-5/8 28-1/2 24-5/8 26-5/8 26-3/4 22-3/4 22-3/4 24-3/4 24-3/4 28-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 40-3/4 44-3/4 50-3/4 62-3/4
40 Wtj (plf) 11 12 13 15 17 19 21 22 24 27 29 30 32 36 40 42 47 55 57
W360 (plf) 428 518 654 697 842 920 1087 1210 1257 1368 1476 1621 1615 1872 2075 2313 2644 2907 3188
N-ds 26-1/2 28-1/2 28-1/2 30-1/2 24-5/8 24-5/8 24-5/8 26-5/8 20-3/4 22-3/4 24-3/4 22-3/4 26-3/4 30-3/4 34-3/4 34-3/4 40-3/4 46-3/4 52-3/4

50 20 Wtj (plf) 14 16 19 23 25 27 30 34 37 40 45 47 51 62 62 66 75 86 99
W360 (plf) 266 316 373 428 528 586 657 742 793 888 952 973 1073 1254 1258 1490 1589 1702 1921
N-ds 30-1/2 34-1/2 40-1/2 46-1/2 32-5/8 36-5/8 40-5/8 44-3/4 38-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 48-3/4 56-3/4 72-3/4 76-3/4 76-3/4 86-3/4 96-3/4 96-3/4
22 Wtj (plf) 13 15 18 22 24 26 30 31 36 36 40 42 44 54 63 65 68 80 95
W360 (plf) 291 345 404 472 573 639 766 779 924 942 1044 1067 1141 1258 1461 1733 1760 1986 2214
N-ds 30-1/2 32-1/2 38-1/2 42-1/2 32-5/8 32-5/8 40-5/8 40-5/8 38-3/4 38-3/4 42-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 58-3/4 74-3/4 74-3/4 76-3/4 96-3/4 96-3/4
24 Wtj (plf) 13 14 17 20 22 24 27 31 33 36 37 41 43 50 56 65 68 78 83
W360 (plf) 311 370 430 516 619 681 794 891 934 1072 1090 1221 1220 1308 1436 1959 1999 2115 2246
N-ds 30-1/2 32-1/2 36-1/2 40-1/2 30-5/8 32-5/8 34-5/8 40-5/8 32-3/4 38-3/4 38-3/4 42-3/4 42-3/4 50-3/4 60-3/4 74-3/4 74-3/4 86-3/4 96-3/4
26 Wtj (plf) 12 14 17 20 20 24 26 28 32 33 37 38 44 49 53 55 64 68 76
W360 (plf) 314 391 485 539 664 766 837 908 1067 1068 1224 1239 1372 1471 1616 1875 2242 2241 2367
N-ds 30-1/2 30-1/2 34-1/2 38-1/2 38-1/2 30-5/8 32-5/8 36-5/8 30-3/4 32-3/4 38-3/4 38-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 58-3/4 58-3/4 74-3/4 78-3/4 86-3/4
28 Wtj (plf) 12 14 16 20 20 23 25 28 30 33 35 38 40 46 49 55 60 67 72
W360 (plf) 354 435 503 600 679 790 866 923 1064 1179 1202 1369 1383 1529 1628 2060 2103 2468 2480
N-ds 30-1/2 30-1/2 34-1/2 36-1/2 36-1/2 30-5/8 30-5/8 32-5/8 26-3/4 30-3/4 32-3/4 38-3/4 38-3/4 44-3/4 50-3/4 58-3/4 60-3/4 74-3/4 78-3/4
30 Wtj (plf) 12 14 15 17 20 22 26 27 30 31 35 36 40 44 48 53 60 67 72
W360 (plf) 353 450 516 617 739 819 869 947 1074 1166 1318 1345 1516 1667 1665 2034 2285 2701 2725
N-ds 30-1/2 30-1/2 32-1/2 36-1/2 28-5/8 28-5/8 30-5/8 32-5/8 26-3/4 28-3/4 32-3/4 32-3/4 38-3/4 42-3/4 46-3/4 52-3/4 58-3/4 74-3/4 78-3/4
33 Wtj (plf) 11 13 15 17 19 22 23 25 27 30 32 36 36 41 47 49 55 61 71
W360 (plf) 378 456 550 646 772 856 948 1018 1145 1232 1344 1514 1527 1727 1892 2138 2349 2590 3042
N-ds 28-1/2 30-1/2 32-1/2 34-1/2 32-1/2 28-5/8 28-5/8 30-5/8 22-3/4 26-3/4 28-3/4 30-3/4 32-3/4 38-3/4 44-3/4 46-3/4 50-3/4 58-3/4 76-3/4
36 Wtj (plf) 11 13 14 16 18 21 22 24 26 29 31 34 36 38 44 49 52 57 66
W360 (plf) 402 508 585 680 800 874 974 1073 1205 1275 1400 1524 1704 1704 1929 2378 2431 2595 2896
N-ds 28-1/2 30-1/2 30-1/2 32-1/2 30-1/2 26-5/8 26-5/8 28-5/8 24-3/4 26-3/4 26-3/4 26-3/4 32-3/4 34-3/4 38-3/4 44-3/4 46-3/4 52-3/4 62-3/4
40 Wtj (plf) 11 12 14 16 17 20 21 23 25 28 29 31 33 38 40 44 47 55 63
W360 (plf) 426 532 594 725 834 906 993 1101 1256 1336 1450 1611 1593 1907 1911 2377 2432 2698 2932
N-ds 28-1/2 28-1/2 30-1/2 32-1/2 28-1/2 26-5/8 26-5/8 28-5/8 22-3/4 22-3/4 24-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 40-3/4 40-3/4 46-3/4 54-3/4
Bridging Rows 3 2 1
Joist weights to the left of the heavy red line have 2 1/2 inch depth bearings. Joist weights between the heavy red and black lines have 5 inch depth bearings.
Joist weights between the heavy black and blue lines require 7 1/2 inch depth bearings.
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WEIGHT TABLE AND DESIGN GUIDE Based on Allowable Tensile Stress of 30,000 psi
VULCRAFT COMPOSITE STEEL JOISTS, VC SERIES

Joist Joist Slab Design


Span Depth Normal Weight Concrete ( 145 pcf ) f 'c = 3.0 ksi
tc (in) 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00
hr (in) 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0
Js (ft) 3.5 4.0 4.0 4.5 5.0 6.0 6.5 7.0 8.0 8.5 9.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 11.0 12.0 12.0 12.0
Total Uniformly Distributed Joist Load in Pounds Per Linear Foot
TL 400 500 600 700 800 900 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1800 2000 2200 2400 2700 3000
(ft) (in)
52 20 Wtj (plf) 15 18 21 24 27 30 34 35 40 46 47 52 52 60 71 74 83 99 116
W360 (plf) 254 309 352 410 500 573 653 664 781 839 851 956 959 1121 1162 1397 1535 1726 1900
N-ds 32-1/2 36-1/2 44-1/2 50-1/2 36-5/8 42-5/8 42-3/4 48-5/8 42-3/4 46-3/4 48-3/4 54-3/4 56-3/4 74-3/4 82-3/4 84-3/4 98-3/4 100-3/4 100-3/4
22 Wtj (plf) 14 16 19 23 25 27 31 34 37 41 45 47 51 60 62 65 75 83 99
W360 (plf) 279 332 394 453 547 609 684 776 826 922 996 1016 1118 1306 1311 1555 1655 1790 1999
N-ds 30-1/2 34-1/2 40-1/2 46-1/2 34-5/8 36-5/8 42-5/8 42-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 46-3/4 48-3/4 54-3/4 70-3/4 74-3/4 76-3/4 84-3/4 98-3/4 100-3/4
24 Wtj (plf) 13 16 18 22 23 26 30 32 36 37 41 44 47 55 62 65 68 80 95
W360 (plf) 303 354 420 490 590 659 781 795 946 962 1072 1103 1171 1300 1503 1764 1800 2045 2286
N-ds 30-1/2 34-1/2 38-1/2 44-1/2 32-5/8 34-5/8 42-5/8 36-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 56-3/4 72-3/4 72-3/4 76-3/4 98-3/4 100-3/4
26 Wtj (plf) 13 16 17 20 23 27 28 32 34 37 39 42 44 51 55 65 68 76 81
W360 (plf) 323 402 437 529 618 687 801 901 951 1085 1099 1242 1236 1335 1460 1983 2022 2134 2317
N-ds 30-1/2 32-1/2 36-1/2 40-1/2 30-5/8 32-5/8 34-5/8 36-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 40-3/4 42-3/4 50-3/4 60-3/4 72-3/4 74-3/4 84-3/4 98-3/4
28 Wtj (plf) 12 16 17 19 22 25 27 29 34 34 39 39 44 51 53 56 68 68 77
W360 (plf) 342 414 487 547 660 766 837 911 1060 1076 1221 1250 1380 1485 1641 1889 2231 2256 2393
N-ds 30-1/2 32-5/8 36-1/2 38-1/2 30-5/8 30-5/8 34-5/8 34-3/4 30-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 56-3/4 58-3/4 72-3/4 76-3/4 86-3/4
30 Wtj (plf) 12 16 17 19 22 24 26 29 32 34 36 39 41 46 50 56 58 68 76
W360 (plf) 356 428 502 604 731 793 862 941 1051 1189 1198 1382 1381 1522 1644 2064 2110 2473 2612
N-ds 28-1/2 32-5/8 34-1/2 38-1/2 28-5/8 30-5/8 30-3/4 32-3/4 28-3/4 30-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 50-3/4 58-3/4 58-3/4 74-3/4 84-3/4
33 Wtj (plf) 12 14 16 19 20 22 24 26 28 31 34 36 39 46 50 52 58 68 72
W360 (plf) 369 465 538 639 766 847 919 996 1123 1196 1359 1379 1566 1737 1720 2099 2356 2757 2781
N-ds 28-1/2 30-1/2 34-1/2 36-1/2 26-5/8 28-5/8 30-5/8 32-5/8 24-3/4 26-3/4 30-3/4 30-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 46-3/4 52-3/4 56-3/4 72-3/4 76-3/4
36 Wtj (plf) 11 14 15 19 20 22 23 25 28 30 32 36 36 41 50 50 54 61 72
W360 (plf) 377 523 574 641 766 877 975 1053 1186 1258 1377 1543 1560 1763 1867 2147 2366 2614 3093
N-ds 30-1/2 30-1/2 32-1/2 36-1/2 26-5/8 26-5/8 28-5/8 30-5/8 24-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 30-3/4 32-3/4 38-3/4 42-3/4 44-3/4 52-3/4 58-3/4 74-3/4
40 Wtj (plf) 11 14 15 18 19 21 22 24 27 29 31 33 34 38 43 47 51 58 67
W360 (plf) 411 539 613 667 804 914 1018 1119 1242 1320 1448 1596 1578 1770 1987 2210 2483 2657 2992
N-ds 28-1/2 30-1/2 32-1/2 34-1/2 26-5/8 26-5/8 28-5/8 30-5/8 24-3/4 24-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 28-3/4 32-3/4 38-3/4 40-3/4 46-3/4 52-3/4 62-3/4
54 22 Wtj (plf) 15 18 21 25 27 30 34 35 40 45 46 52 52 64 70 71 80 95 116
W360 (plf) 270 327 374 435 532 605 691 703 821 883 901 1003 1011 1193 1246 1464 1604 1800 1977
N-ds 32-1/2 36-1/2 44-1/2 50-5/8 36-5/8 40-5/8 42-3/4 46-5/8 42-3/4 46-3/4 48-3/4 54-3/4 56-3/4 72-3/4 82-3/4 84-3/4 96-3/4 104-3/4 104-3/4
24 Wtj (plf) 14 17 20 24 26 27 31 35 37 41 41 46 53 60 65 69 72 84 100
W360 (plf) 290 348 410 471 575 634 713 811 851 954 974 1058 1174 1358 1371 1607 1714 1830 2068
N-ds 32-1/2 36-1/2 40-1/2 46-1/2 34-5/8 36-5/8 40-5/8 42-3/4 38-3/4 42-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 54-3/4 70-3/4 74-3/4 76-3/4 84-3/4 96-3/4 104-3/4
26 Wtj (plf) 13 15 18 23 24 27 31 32 36 39 41 44 49 55 62 69 69 80 93
W360 (plf) 307 367 432 503 598 671 804 821 967 989 1094 1127 1205 1318 1541 1808 1824 2070 2347
N-ds 32-1/2 34-1/2 38-1/2 44-1/2 32-5/8 34-5/8 40-5/8 38-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 56-3/4 72-3/4 74-3/4 76-3/4 96-3/4 104-3/4
28 Wtj (plf) 13 15 18 21 23 27 28 32 34 37 39 44 44 55 57 64 68 76 88
W360 (plf) 324 409 483 535 626 739 811 916 959 1094 1107 1260 1250 1489 1474 1989 2023 2146 2344
N-ds 32-1/2 32-1/2 38-1/2 42-1/2 30-5/8 32-3/4 34-5/8 38-3/4 30-3/4 38-3/4 38-3/4 42-3/4 42-3/4 56-3/4 58-3/4 72-3/4 74-3/4 84-3/4 96-3/4
30 Wtj (plf) 13 15 17 21 22 27 28 30 34 35 39 40 44 50 57 59 68 72 85
W360 (plf) 343 422 493 548 655 756 826 904 1059 1074 1223 1249 1369 1475 1624 1851 2222 2240 2400
N-ds 32-1/2 32-1/2 36-1/2 40-1/2 28-5/8 32-5/8 34-5/8 36-5/8 30-3/4 32-3/4 38-3/4 38-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 56-3/4 58-3/4 72-3/4 78-3/4 86-3/4
33 Wtj (plf) 13 15 17 20 22 24 26 29 31 34 37 39 41 45 50 59 62 71 73
W360 (plf) 375 458 528 636 691 826 893 981 1087 1232 1251 1431 1434 1583 1709 2128 2158 2506 2554
N-ds 30-1/2 32-1/2 34-1/2 38-1/2 30-5/8 30-5/8 30-3/4 32-3/4 26-3/4 28-3/4 32-3/4 34-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 50-3/4 56-3/4 58-3/4 74-3/4 78-3/4
36 Wtj (plf) 12 13 17 19 22 23 25 27 31 32 36 37 41 44 50 55 62 68 72
W360 (plf) 383 462 545 654 772 875 938 1018 1137 1237 1389 1429 1594 1602 1777 2146 2387 2855 2859
N-ds 30-1/2 32-1/2 34-5/8 36-1/2 26-5/8 28-5/8 30-5/8 30-3/4 26-3/4 26-3/4 30-3/4 30-3/4 36-3/4 38-3/4 44-3/4 50-3/4 58-3/4 72-3/4 76-3/4
40 Wtj (plf) 12 13 16 18 20 22 24 27 30 32 34 35 39 43 49 52 58 61 72
W360 (plf) 403 501 595 699 823 916 1017 1095 1206 1323 1423 1454 1617 1825 2008 2247 2450 2726 3205
N-ds 30-1/2 32-1/2 32-1/2 34-1/2 26-5/8 28-5/8 30-5/8 30-3/4 22-3/4 26-3/4 28-3/4 30-3/4 32-3/4 38-3/4 42-3/4 44-3/4 52-3/4 58-3/4 74-3/4
44 Wtj (plf) 11 13 15 16 20 21 23 25 29 30 32 33 36 40 44 47 52 59 67
W360 (plf) 406 508 590 686 830 925 1037 1138 1244 1348 1484 1509 1592 1800 2012 2245 2522 2725 3018
N-ds 30-1/2 30-1/2 32-1/2 32-1/2 26-5/8 28-5/8 28-5/8 28-3/4 22-3/4 24-3/4 24-3/4 24-3/4 28-3/4 32-3/4 38-3/4 40-3/4 44-3/4 52-3/4 60-3/4
Bridging Rows 3 2 1
Joist weights to the left of the heavy red line have 2 1/2 inch depth bearings. Joist weights between the heavy red and black lines have 5 inch depth bearings.
Joist weights between the heavy black and blue lines require 7 1/2 inch depth bearings.
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WEIGHT TABLE AND DESIGN GUIDE Based on Allowable Tensile Stress of 30,000 psi
VULCRAFT COMPOSITE STEEL JOISTS, VC SERIES

Joist Joist Slab Design


Span Depth Normal Weight Concrete ( 145 pcf ) f 'c = 3.0 ksi
tc (in) 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00
hr (in) 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0
Js (ft) 3.5 4.0 4.0 4.5 5.0 6.0 6.5 7.0 8.0 8.5 9.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 11.0 12.0 12.0 12.0
Total Uniformly Distributed Joist Load in Pounds Per Linear Foot
TL 400 500 600 700 800 900 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1800 2000 2200 2400 2700 3000
(ft) (in)
56 22 Wtj (plf) 15 19 22 27 29 34 35 39 42 47 52 53 61 62 75 79 91 99 116
W360 (plf) 245 321 360 415 525 611 623 695 745 803 890 912 1067 1075 1193 1420 1639 1634 1801
N-ds 34-1/2 40-1/2 46-1/2 54-1/2 42-5/8 42-3/4 46-5/8 50-3/4 42-3/4 46-3/4 54-3/4 54-3/4 68-3/4 74-3/4 88-3/4 94-3/4 108-3/4 108-3/4 108-3/4
24 Wtj (plf) 15 18 21 24 27 30 34 36 41 41 46 52 53 62 69 71 80 94 108
W360 (plf) 283 343 392 453 550 632 719 732 856 873 941 1050 1059 1236 1296 1522 1668 1864 2060
N-ds 34-1/2 38-1/2 44-1/2 50-1/2 36-5/8 42-5/8 42-3/4 48-5/8 40-3/4 42-3/4 46-3/4 54-3/4 54-3/4 70-3/4 80-3/4 82-3/4 94-3/4 108-3/4 108-3/4
26 Wtj (plf) 14 17 20 24 26 28 32 36 37 41 44 47 52 64 65 68 72 81 95
W360 (plf) 301 358 425 480 586 651 732 833 887 988 1006 1092 1202 1414 1410 1642 1761 1900 2119
N-ds 32-1/2 36-1/2 40-1/2 46-1/2 34-5/8 36-5/8 36-3/4 46-5/8 36-3/4 40-3/4 42-3/4 46-3/4 54-3/4 68-3/4 74-3/4 74-3/4 84-3/4 96-3/4 108-3/4
28 Wtj (plf) 14 17 19 22 25 27 32 33 37 39 44 45 49 53 63 68 68 81 93
W360 (plf) 315 369 441 513 614 684 820 833 989 1002 1122 1142 1226 1351 1580 1818 1852 2111 2390
N-ds 32-1/2 34-5/8 40-1/2 44-1/2 32-5/8 34-5/8 36-3/4 42-5/8 34-3/4 36-3/4 40-3/4 42-3/4 46-3/4 56-3/4 72-3/4 72-3/4 74-3/4 94-3/4 108-3/4
30 Wtj (plf) 14 17 19 22 24 27 30 33 34 39 39 43 49 53 55 65 68 76 87
W360 (plf) 328 409 489 544 637 751 823 924 975 1108 1125 1262 1359 1489 1495 2005 2035 2163 2356
N-ds 32-1/2 34-5/8 38-1/2 42-1/2 32-5/8 32-3/4 34-3/4 42-5/8 30-3/4 34-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 46-3/4 54-3/4 58-3/4 72-3/4 74-3/4 84-3/4 94-3/4
33 Wtj (plf) 13 15 17 20 22 25 27 30 34 36 39 41 46 50 56 62 68 73 81
W360 (plf) 356 446 520 582 687 805 880 945 1115 1135 1279 1307 1451 1550 1715 1946 2315 2334 2473
N-ds 32-1/2 34-1/2 38-1/2 40-1/2 30-5/8 32-5/8 34-5/8 36-5/8 30-3/4 32-3/4 38-3/4 38-3/4 42-3/4 46-3/4 54-3/4 56-3/4 72-3/4 74-3/4 86-3/4
36 Wtj (plf) 13 14 17 19 22 24 26 28 31 34 36 41 41 46 52 58 61 72 77
W360 (plf) 378 440 548 602 708 848 921 1003 1111 1259 1271 1458 1462 1610 1744 2159 2188 2594 2597
N-ds 32-1/2 32-1/2 36-1/2 38-1/2 28-5/8 30-5/8 32-5/8 32-3/4 26-3/4 30-3/4 30-3/4 34-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 56-3/4 58-3/4 74-3/4 76-3/4
40 Wtj (plf) 12 14 16 19 22 23 25 27 31 32 36 37 41 45 49 54 58 66 73
W360 (plf) 395 481 588 646 815 916 992 1075 1190 1303 1461 1492 1680 1690 1845 2231 2269 2527 2978
N-ds 32-1/2 32-1/2 34-1/2 38-1/2 28-5/8 28-5/8 30-5/8 32-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 28-3/4 30-3/4 34-3/4 36-3/4 44-3/4 50-3/4 52-3/4 58-3/4 74-3/4
44 Wtj (plf) 12 14 16 19 21 22 24 27 29 31 33 34 38 43 44 49 59 62 73
W360 (plf) 393 509 571 646 842 947 1044 1126 1233 1351 1378 1492 1653 1867 1871 2285 2522 2788 3267
N-ds 32-1/2 32-1/2 34-5/8 36-1/2 28-5/8 28-5/8 30-5/8 30-3/4 24-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 26-3/4 30-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 46-3/4 50-3/4 58-3/4 72-3/4
58 24 Wtj (plf) 16 19 23 25 30 31 34 39 42 46 51 52 60 62 73 77 92 98 116
W360 (plf) 259 338 376 416 546 579 658 729 774 843 936 958 1121 1128 1183 1492 1706 1699 1874
N-ds 34-1/2 40-1/2 46-1/2 52-1/2 38-3/4 40-5/8 42-3/4 48-3/4 42-3/4 46-3/4 54-3/4 54-3/4 68-3/4 72-3/4 84-3/4 92-3/4 112-3/4 112-3/4 112-3/4
26 Wtj (plf) 15 18 22 25 28 31 34 36 41 41 46 52 55 62 73 72 80 93 108
W360 (plf) 273 356 404 474 570 656 746 760 880 900 973 1083 1090 1276 1346 1567 1718 1949 2127
N-ds 34-1/2 38-1/2 44-1/2 48-1/2 36-5/8 40-5/8 42-3/4 46-5/8 42-3/4 42-3/4 46-3/4 54-3/4 54-3/4 70-3/4 80-3/4 82-3/4 92-3/4 112-3/4 112-3/4
28 Wtj (plf) 14 17 21 23 27 28 33 36 38 41 46 49 55 64 65 67 80 88 96
W360 (plf) 306 367 431 499 602 664 748 852 902 1004 1088 1117 1228 1438 1435 1655 1792 1936 2172
N-ds 34-1/2 36-1/2 42-1/2 46-1/2 34-5/8 36-5/8 38-3/4 46-5/8 36-3/4 42-3/4 46-3/4 46-3/4 54-3/4 68-3/4 72-3/4 74-3/4 82-3/4 94-3/4 112-3/4
30 Wtj (plf) 14 16 19 23 25 28 33 34 38 40 43 48 50 55 65 69 71 82 95
W360 (plf) 321 379 449 524 619 683 825 839 996 1008 1130 1233 1233 1360 1600 1827 1854 2137 2429
N-ds 34-1/2 36-1/2 40-1/2 44-1/2 34-5/8 36-5/8 40-5/8 38-3/4 36-3/4 38-3/4 42-3/4 46-3/4 46-3/4 54-3/4 70-3/4 72-3/4 74-3/4 92-3/4 112-3/4
33 Wtj (plf) 14 16 18 22 24 26 30 33 34 38 39 43 46 50 59 69 68 76 85
W360 (plf) 348 408 475 564 672 736 863 972 1026 1160 1183 1326 1322 1426 1575 2085 2123 2261 2441
N-ds 34-1/2 34-1/2 38-1/2 44-1/2 32-5/8 32-3/4 34-3/4 40-5/8 30-3/4 34-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 40-3/4 46-3/4 56-3/4 70-3/4 72-3/4 82-3/4 94-3/4
36 Wtj (plf) 16 15 18 21 23 25 29 31 34 37 39 41 44 50 56 58 68 72 83
W360 (plf) 358 436 540 591 713 777 901 992 1145 1167 1329 1350 1499 1600 1779 2001 2368 2378 2574
N-ds 32-1/2 34-1/2 36-1/2 42-1/2 30-5/8 30-3/4 34-5/8 36-5/8 28-3/4 30-3/4 34-3/4 34-3/4 40-3/4 48-3/4 54-3/4 56-3/4 72-3/4 74-3/4 86-3/4
40 Wtj (plf) 13 16 18 20 22 24 27 29 34 35 36 41 41 46 52 54 60 72 79
W360 (plf) 405 464 515 624 759 856 989 1078 1186 1352 1354 1543 1564 1707 1848 2061 2284 2707 2691
N-ds 32-1/2 34-5/8 36-1/2 38-1/2 28-5/8 30-5/8 32-5/8 32-3/4 26-3/4 28-3/4 30-3/4 34-3/4 34-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 50-3/4 58-3/4 70-3/4 76-3/4
44 Wtj (plf) 13 16 18 20 22 24 27 29 34 34 36 39 41 46 52 56 58 70 74
W360 (plf) 420 493 553 660 772 860 960 1111 1180 1208 1323 1540 1545 1746 1828 2236 2312 2463 3067
N-ds 32-1/2 34-5/8 36-1/2 38-1/2 28-3/4 28-5/8 32-5/8 34-5/8 24-3/4 26-3/4 26-3/4 30-3/4 32-3/4 38-3/4 44-3/4 50-3/4 52-3/4 58-3/4 74-3/4
48 Wtj (plf) 13 15 18 20 22 24 27 29 33 34 35 37 40 49 50 53 58 63 74
W360 (plf) 413 526 576 667 770 947 1039 1145 1203 1320 1364 1493 1688 1803 1833 2241 2527 2848 3350
N-ds 32-1/2 32-1/2 36-1/2 36-3/4 30-5/8 28-5/8 30-3/4 30-5/8 24-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 26-3/4 28-3/4 38-3/4 38-3/4 44-3/4 50-3/4 56-3/4 72-3/4
Bridging Rows 3 2 1
Joist weights to the left of the heavy red line have 2 1/2 inch depth bearings. Joist weights between the heavy red and black lines have 5 inch depth bearings.
Joist weights between the heavy black and blue lines require 7 1/2 inch depth bearings.

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WEIGHT TABLE AND DESIGN GUIDE Based on Allowable Tensile Stress of 30,000 psi
VULCRAFT COMPOSITE STEEL JOISTS, VC SERIES

Joist Joist Slab Design


Span Depth Normal Weight Concrete ( 145 pcf ) f 'c = 3.0 ksi
tc (in) 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00
hr (in) 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0
Js (ft) 3.5 4.0 4.0 4.5 5.0 6.0 6.5 7.0 8.0 8.5 9.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 11.0 12.0 12.0 12.0
Total Uniformly Distributed Joist Load in Pounds Per Linear Foot
TL 400 500 600 700 800 900 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1800 2000 2200 2400 2700 3000
(ft) (in)
60 24 Wtj (plf) 16 20 23 26 30 34 39 40 46 51 52 61 61 69 76 88 94 108 117
W360 (plf) 251 306 370 431 502 584 651 666 759 839 854 1019 1024 1135 1232 1530 1551 1716 1827
N-ds 36-1/2 40-1/2 46-1/2 40-5/8 42-5/8 42-3/4 48-3/4 50-3/4 46-3/4 52-3/4 54-3/4 66-3/4 68-3/4 68-3/4 76-3/4 116-3/4 116-3/4 116-3/4 116-3/4
26 Wtj (plf) 16 18 22 26 30 32 36 40 41 46 51 52 60 63 73 77 89 95 109
W360 (plf) 267 324 396 459 572 597 679 759 811 878 976 998 1168 1242 1313 1549 1777 1764 2068
N-ds 36-1/2 40-1/2 42-1/2 36-5/8 42-5/8 38-3/4 46-5/8 50-3/4 42-3/4 46-3/4 52-3/4 54-3/4 66-3/4 60-3/4 68-3/4 92-3/4 116-3/4 116-3/4 116-3/4
28 Wtj (plf) 15 18 21 24 28 32 36 37 41 42 47 51 54 62 65 72 80 93 100
W360 (plf) 281 365 422 487 585 671 762 780 907 927 1003 1124 1123 1397 1402 1605 1759 1996 2121
N-ds 34-1/2 38-1/2 40-1/2 34-5/8 36-5/8 36-3/4 46-5/8 42-3/4 40-3/4 42-3/4 46-3/4 52-3/4 54-3/4 60-3/4 62-3/4 82-3/4 92-3/4 116-3/4 98-3/4
30 Wtj (plf) 15 17 21 24 27 29 33 37 39 42 47 49 54 62 65 68 76 95 95
W360 (plf) 314 372 471 544 613 677 759 863 916 1029 1114 1134 1249 1545 1554 1672 1806 2219 2343
N-ds 34-1/2 36-1/2 40-1/2 34-5/8 34-5/8 34-3/4 42-5/8 42-3/4 34-3/4 40-3/4 46-3/4 46-3/4 52-3/4 60-3/4 60-3/4 74-3/4 82-3/4 116-3/4 96-3/4
33 Wtj (plf) 14 16 19 23 25 27 33 34 39 40 44 46 50 56 65 68 73 87 95
W360 (plf) 319 402 500 550 654 730 871 886 1048 1067 1187 1208 1297 1515 1779 1917 1952 2248 2683
N-ds 34-1/2 38-1/2 36-1/2 32-5/8 34-5/8 34-5/8 42-5/8 38-3/4 34-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 42-3/4 46-3/4 48-3/4 60-3/4 72-3/4 72-3/4 92-3/4 96-3/4
36 Wtj (plf) 13 16 18 23 24 26 30 34 36 40 41 46 47 53 58 68 73 82 87
W360 (plf) 342 426 522 625 697 770 901 1008 1066 1211 1217 1377 1375 1554 1720 2148 2198 2354 2665
N-ds 34-1/2 36-1/2 36-1/2 32-5/8 32-5/8 32-5/8 34-3/4 36-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 38-3/4 42-3/4 42-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 68-3/4 72-3/4 82-3/4 80-3/4
40 Wtj (plf) 13 16 18 22 23 26 28 31 34 37 41 43 45 50 55 62 68 74 83
W360 (plf) 379 464 560 664 760 831 902 974 1091 1238 1398 1427 1425 1647 1784 2088 2533 2537 2812
N-ds 34-1/2 36-1/2 34-1/2 30-5/8 30-5/8 32-5/8 32-3/4 34-3/4 30-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 38-3/4 38-3/4 42-3/4 56-3/4 70-3/4 72-3/4 72-3/4
44 Wtj (plf) 13 16 17 21 22 24 27 29 32 35 38 39 43 47 52 59 63 74 79
W360 (plf) 393 484 591 688 790 886 957 1027 1157 1250 1393 1422 1612 1848 1863 2134 2405 2833 2956
N-ds 32-1/2 34-5/8 34-1/2 30-5/8 30-5/8 32-5/8 32-3/4 34-5/8 26-3/4 26-3/4 30-3/4 30-3/4 36-3/4 38-3/4 40-3/4 50-3/4 56-3/4 72-3/4 64-3/4
48 Wtj (plf) 13 15 17 20 22 24 26 28 31 34 35 39 41 45 51 56 60 68 79
W360 (plf) 399 517 617 707 800 902 995 1069 1189 1288 1401 1584 1574 1848 2066 2163 2390 2658 3246
N-ds 34-1/2 34-1/2 32-1/2 30-5/8 30-5/8 30-5/8 30-3/4 32-5/8 24-3/4 26-3/4 28-3/4 30-3/4 32-3/4 34-3/4 38-3/4 44-3/4 50-3/4 58-3/4 62-3/4
65 26 Wtj (plf) 18 21 25 30 34 39 40 45 51 59 61 63 68 75 86 91 103 116 125
W360 (plf) 252 297 362 433 513 585 600 649 755 893 907 934 983 1124 1277 1391 1565 1561 1808
N-ds 38-1/2 44-1/2 38-5/8 42-5/8 46-5/8 48-3/4 48-3/4 58-3/4 50-3/4 64-3/4 64-3/4 66-3/4 74-3/4 74-3/4 90-3/4 112-3/4 128-3/4 128-3/4 128-3/4
28 Wtj (plf) 18 20 24 27 31 36 40 45 47 52 60 61 63 69 76 89 96 108 117
W360 (plf) 260 320 379 447 522 604 676 734 785 866 1027 1055 1061 1191 1277 1569 1605 1751 2041
N-ds 38-5/8 42-1/2 36-5/8 38-5/8 42-5/8 46-5/8 48-3/4 56-3/4 46-3/4 52-3/4 64-3/4 64-3/4 66-3/4 66-3/4 76-3/4 112-3/4 112-3/4 128-3/4 128-3/4
30 Wtj (plf) 17 20 24 26 31 36 37 42 47 47 54 61 63 65 71 82 96 104 113
W360 (plf) 293 358 423 470 582 676 691 772 873 891 992 1182 1187 1261 1323 1552 1805 1997 2112
N-ds 36-1/2 42-1/2 36-5/8 38-5/8 40-5/8 46-5/8 44-3/4 48-3/4 44-3/4 46-3/4 50-3/4 62-3/4 64-3/4 60-3/4 68-3/4 90-3/4 112-3/4 128-3/4 114-3/4
33 Wtj (plf) 16 19 22 25 28 32 37 39 42 47 48 54 56 65 68 77 82 95 106
W360 (plf) 321 386 442 508 610 703 797 812 948 1029 1040 1171 1174 1453 1452 1660 1830 2082 2416
N-ds 36-1/2 40-1/2 34-5/8 36-5/8 38-5/8 38-3/4 44-3/4 44-3/4 42-3/4 46-3/4 46-3/4 50-3/4 52-3/4 60-3/4 62-3/4 80-3/4 90-3/4 112-3/4 114-3/4
36 Wtj (plf) 15 18 22 24 27 30 34 39 40 44 46 50 56 65 68 73 76 85 99
W360 (plf) 319 403 503 544 651 723 811 923 977 1086 1098 1204 1325 1644 1643 1769 1923 2075 2460
N-ds 36-1/2 38-1/2 32-5/8 36-5/8 34-5/8 36-3/4 38-3/4 44-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 42-3/4 46-3/4 50-3/4 58-3/4 60-3/4 72-3/4 80-3/4 92-3/4 96-3/4
40 Wtj (plf) 14 17 21 23 27 29 31 37 39 42 46 48 51 56 65 68 72 83 92
W360 (plf) 354 440 534 600 711 791 847 960 1133 1147 1275 1306 1389 1633 1919 2031 2065 2235 2511
N-ds 36-1/2 38-1/2 32-5/8 34-5/8 34-5/8 34-3/4 36-3/4 38-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 38-3/4 44-3/4 48-3/4 60-3/4 70-3/4 72-3/4 82-3/4 80-3/4
44 Wtj (plf) 14 17 20 23 25 28 31 33 37 42 43 48 50 55 62 68 72 79 91
W360 (plf) 376 467 569 629 713 832 908 983 1143 1296 1306 1468 1471 1665 1834 2315 2345 2359 2809
N-ds 36-1/2 38-1/2 38-1/2 34-5/8 34-5/8 34-3/4 36-5/8 38-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 38-3/4 42-3/4 42-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 68-3/4 70-3/4 74-3/4 80-3/4
48 Wtj (plf) 14 17 20 23 25 28 30 32 36 39 41 45 46 52 59 62 72 79 87
W360 (plf) 397 484 589 702 794 862 940 1026 1118 1279 1298 1478 1491 1655 1849 2182 2462 2535 2875
N-ds 36-1/2 36-5/8 36-1/2 32-5/8 32-5/8 34-5/8 34-5/8 34-3/4 28-3/4 28-3/4 30-3/4 34-3/4 36-3/4 38-3/4 42-3/4 56-3/4 70-3/4 72-3/4 70-3/4
52 Wtj (plf) 14 16 20 22 23 26 28 31 34 37 40 41 45 51 57 60 68 79 81
W360 (plf) 396 513 593 711 809 901 966 1046 1177 1273 1438 1451 1634 1882 2061 2156 2430 2871 3012
N-ds 36-1/2 36-1/2 30-5/8 32-5/8 32-5/8 32-3/4 34-5/8 34-3/4 28-3/4 30-3/4 30-3/4 32-3/4 34-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 50-3/4 56-3/4 70-3/4 64-3/4
Bridging Rows 3 2 1
Joist weights to the left of the heavy red line have 2 1/2 inch depth bearings. Joist weights between the heavy red and black lines have 5 inch depth bearings.
Joist weights between the heavy black and blue lines require 7 1/2 inch depth bearings.
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WEIGHT TABLE AND DESIGN GUIDE Based on Allowable Tensile Stress of 30,000 psi
VULCRAFT COMPOSITE STEEL JOISTS, VC SERIES

Joist Joist Slab Design


Span Depth Normal Weight Concrete ( 145 pcf ) f 'c = 4.0 ksi
tc (in) 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00
hr (in) 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0
Js (ft) 3.5 4.0 4.0 4.5 5.0 6.0 6.5 7.0 8.0 8.5 9.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 11.0 12.0 12.0 12.0
Total Uniformly Distributed Joist Load in Pounds Per Linear Foot
TL 400 500 600 700 800 900 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1800 2000 2200 2400 2700 3000
(ft) (in)
70 28 Wtj (plf) 21 24 27 31 35 39 44 49 52 61 63 69 70 79 89 101 104 117 130
W360 (plf) 259 301 365 413 491 559 608 682 722 854 867 933 939 1075 1220 1473 1507 1645 1798
N-ds 40-5/8 44-5/8 38-5/8 40-3/4 40-3/4 42-3/4 46-3/4 54-3/4 44-3/4 54-3/4 56-3/4 62-3/4 64-3/4 62-3/4 74-3/4 108-3/4 108-3/4 130-3/4 114-3/4
30 Wtj (plf) 19 23 26 31 35 40 41 46 52 60 62 64 69 77 90 97 103 115 120
W360 (plf) 268 314 384 464 549 627 639 695 809 958 973 1000 1058 1205 1367 1495 1689 1840 1952
N-ds 40-5/8 42-5/8 38-5/8 40-3/4 38-3/4 42-3/4 44-3/4 46-3/4 42-3/4 54-3/4 54-3/4 54-3/4 62-3/4 60-3/4 74-3/4 90-3/4 108-3/4 130-3/4 108-3/4
33 Wtj (plf) 18 21 25 28 32 36 40 45 47 52 54 63 66 72 82 90 95 106 120
W360 (plf) 286 350 418 492 571 666 746 812 859 957 969 1162 1171 1298 1410 1724 1762 1953 2252
N-ds 40-5/8 42-5/8 36-5/8 38-5/8 36-5/8 42-5/8 42-3/4 46-3/4 40-3/4 44-3/4 44-3/4 54-3/4 54-3/4 54-3/4 60-3/4 88-3/4 90-3/4 108-3/4 104-3/4
36 Wtj (plf) 18 21 24 27 32 34 38 42 44 49 54 56 66 68 78 80 95 100 113
W360 (plf) 307 369 450 531 656 683 778 872 917 998 1110 1137 1338 1401 1498 1727 2010 2011 2353
N-ds 40-5/8 42-5/8 36-5/8 38-5/8 34-3/4 38-5/8 38-3/4 42-3/4 36-3/4 40-3/4 44-3/4 44-3/4 54-3/4 48-3/4 56-3/4 74-3/4 88-3/4 92-3/4 92-3/4
40 Wtj (plf) 17 21 23 26 29 33 35 39 43 46 49 55 56 65 68 76 88 100 106
W360 (plf) 334 428 497 577 654 798 813 923 1065 1086 1183 1312 1331 1642 1640 1856 2047 2327 2443
N-ds 40-5/8 42-5/8 34-5/8 36-3/4 36-3/4 38-5/8 38-3/4 40-3/4 32-3/4 34-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 44-3/4 48-3/4 50-3/4 66-3/4 74-3/4 90-3/4 78-3/4
44 Wtj (plf) 17 20 22 26 28 31 35 37 42 46 46 51 56 58 68 72 77 86 98
W360 (plf) 361 451 527 621 687 819 926 941 1087 1230 1252 1356 1369 1585 1859 1963 2158 2330 2766
N-ds 38-5/8 42-5/8 34-5/8 34-3/4 34-5/8 36-5/8 36-3/4 36-3/4 30-3/4 34-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 38-3/4 48-3/4 60-3/4 66-3/4 76-3/4 76-3/4
48 Wtj (plf) 17 20 22 25 27 31 34 38 39 43 45 47 56 58 62 72 74 82 92
W360 (plf) 366 471 534 642 722 853 935 1018 1083 1246 1268 1413 1485 1777 1766 2196 2254 2412 2699
N-ds 40-5/8 42-5/8 34-3/4 36-5/8 34-5/8 34-3/4 34-3/4 36-3/4 28-3/4 30-3/4 32-3/4 32-3/4 38-3/4 36-3/4 40-3/4 60-3/4 60-3/4 68-3/4 64-3/4
52 Wtj (plf) 17 20 22 25 27 30 33 36 39 41 45 46 51 57 62 68 74 79 92
W360 (plf) 409 480 583 664 748 884 964 1023 1201 1220 1382 1415 1560 1736 1960 2067 2499 2515 2734
N-ds 40-5/8 42-3/4 34-5/8 34-5/8 34-5/8 34-5/8 34-3/4 36-3/4 28-3/4 30-3/4 30-3/4 30-3/4 34-3/4 34-3/4 38-3/4 48-3/4 58-3/4 60-3/4 58-3/4
56 Wtj (plf) 17 19 21 23 26 29 31 34 36 40 41 46 48 54 60 68 76 81 88
W360 (plf) 460 501 612 737 835 906 981 1072 1198 1345 1352 1544 1553 1798 1932 2240 2713 2736 3014
N-ds 38-5/8 40-5/8 34-5/8 34-5/8 32-5/8 32-5/8 34-3/4 36-3/4 30-3/4 30-3/4 30-3/4 30-3/4 32-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 48-3/4 60-3/4 60-3/4 56-3/4
75 30 Wtj (plf) 21 25 30 34 39 45 49 58 62 64 70 76 77 90 99 105 117 129 140
W360 (plf) 242 299 374 431 498 555 622 736 782 795 845 937 940 1134 1259 1358 1508 1560 1793
N-ds 42-5/8 46-5/8 42-5/8 44-5/8 48-5/8 48-3/4 52-3/4 64-3/4 52-3/4 54-3/4 60-3/4 66-3/4 68-3/4 72-3/4 84-3/4 104-3/4 124-3/4 132-3/4 128-3/4
33 Wtj (plf) 20 24 28 32 36 40 46 51 55 62 64 70 71 79 91 95 105 120 135
W360 (plf) 261 330 399 453 531 608 666 743 783 928 947 1015 1022 1175 1331 1437 1621 1779 1907
N-ds 42-5/8 44-5/8 40-5/8 40-5/8 44-5/8 44-3/4 48-3/4 52-3/4 42-3/4 52-3/4 56-3/4 60-3/4 62-3/4 60-3/4 72-3/4 92-3/4 104-3/4 124-3/4 112-3/4
36 Wtj (plf) 20 24 27 32 36 38 43 48 53 55 64 66 70 78 90 96 96 117 121
W360 (plf) 301 354 430 522 609 638 714 777 902 913 1085 1112 1114 1345 1523 1642 1688 1863 2151
N-ds 42-5/8 44-5/8 38-5/8 40-5/8 40-5/8 40-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 44-3/4 42-3/4 54-3/4 54-3/4 56-3/4 60-3/4 72-3/4 88-3/4 92-3/4 110-3/4 106-3/4
40 Wtj (plf) 19 22 25 29 33 38 39 44 49 54 59 63 65 69 81 87 95 117 113
W360 (plf) 325 391 473 557 649 746 758 847 959 1067 1065 1301 1302 1372 1570 1669 1950 2183 2279
N-ds 42-5/8 44-5/8 36-5/8 38-5/8 38-3/4 38-3/4 40-3/4 44-3/4 38-3/4 44-3/4 44-3/4 52-3/4 56-3/4 48-3/4 60-3/4 74-3/4 88-3/4 106-3/4 94-3/4
44 Wtj (plf) 19 21 25 28 31 35 39 41 45 50 51 56 59 69 77 78 87 99 113
W360 (plf) 350 419 515 604 674 771 874 897 1032 1127 1135 1277 1280 1574 1677 1799 1970 2237 2615
N-ds 42-5/8 44-5/8 36-5/8 36-5/8 38-3/4 38-3/4 40-3/4 42-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 38-3/4 42-3/4 44-3/4 48-3/4 54-3/4 66-3/4 74-3/4 92-3/4 90-3/4
48 Wtj (plf) 19 21 24 28 30 33 39 41 43 46 51 53 59 69 74 75 82 99 105
W360 (plf) 359 433 551 634 707 788 880 1012 1056 1172 1279 1298 1446 1768 1776 1894 2049 2503 2631
N-ds 42-5/8 44-5/8 36-5/8 36-3/4 36-5/8 38-5/8 38-3/4 38-3/4 32-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 46-3/4 48-3/4 60-3/4 66-3/4 86-3/4 76-3/4
52 Wtj (plf) 18 21 24 27 29 33 39 40 43 46 49 53 58 62 70 75 82 95 104
W360 (plf) 372 453 556 652 733 813 951 979 1157 1183 1295 1445 1457 1656 1972 2081 2263 2407 2873
N-ds 42-5/8 42-5/8 36-3/4 36-5/8 36-5/8 36-3/4 38-3/4 38-3/4 32-3/4 32-3/4 34-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 38-3/4 48-3/4 60-3/4 66-3/4 74-3/4 74-3/4
56 Wtj (plf) 18 21 24 27 28 33 37 40 41 46 47 53 58 63 66 75 81 89 93
W360 (plf) 396 496 557 678 756 888 950 1086 1138 1281 1304 1415 1563 1834 1826 2299 2340 2481 2826
N-ds 42-5/8 42-5/8 36-5/8 36-5/8 34-3/4 36-3/4 38-3/4 38-3/4 32-3/4 32-3/4 32-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 40-3/4 58-3/4 60-3/4 66-3/4 64-3/4
60 Wtj (plf) 18 20 22 24 28 31 33 36 41 42 47 49 53 61 65 70 81 86 99
W360 (plf) 427 502 614 694 766 909 992 1070 1236 1245 1420 1443 1615 1797 2002 2110 2526 2532 3020
N-ds 40-5/8 42-5/8 36-5/8 36-5/8 34-5/8 36-5/8 36-3/4 36-3/4 30-3/4 32-3/4 32-3/4 34-3/4 34-3/4 36-3/4 40-3/4 48-3/4 58-3/4 60-3/4 62-3/4
Bridging Rows 4 3 2
Joist weights to the left of the heavy red line have 2 1/2 inch depth bearings. Joist weights between the heavy red and black lines have 5 inch depth bearings.
Joist weights between the heavy black and blue lines require 7 1/2 inch depth bearings.
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VULCRAFT COMPOSITE STEEL JOISTS, VC SERIES

Joist Joist Slab Design


Span Depth Normal Weight Concrete ( 145 pcf ) f 'c = 4.0 ksi
tc (in) 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00
hr (in) 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0
Js (ft) 3.5 4.0 4.0 4.5 5.0 6.0 6.5 7.0 8.0 8.5 9.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 11.0 12.0 12.0 12.0
Total Uniformly Distributed Joist Load in Pounds Per Linear Foot
TL 400 500 600 700 800 900 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1800 2000 2200 2400 2700 3000
(ft) (in)
80 33 Wtj (plf) 22 26 31 35 40 45 51 59 64 65 71 79 88 90 107 107 118 139 148
W360 (plf) 250 294 368 423 488 546 611 722 766 783 836 918 1040 1114 1241 1335 1484 1646 1868
N-ds 46-5/8 50-5/8 42-5/8 44-3/4 44-3/4 48-3/4 52-3/4 66-3/4 52-3/4 56-3/4 62-3/4 68-3/4 78-3/4 72-3/4 84-3/4 104-3/4 120-3/4 152-3/4 142-3/4
36 Wtj (plf) 21 26 31 36 38 43 48 53 62 63 65 71 77 90 91 103 107 121 139
W360 (plf) 276 340 427 491 516 592 646 722 882 901 916 987 1066 1280 1290 1538 1568 1710 1994
N-ds 46-5/8 48-5/8 42-5/8 44-3/4 42-3/4 44-3/4 48-3/4 52-3/4 50-3/4 52-3/4 54-3/4 60-3/4 68-3/4 70-3/4 72-3/4 102-3/4 104-3/4 124-3/4 122-3/4
40 Wtj (plf) 20 24 27 32 37 42 43 48 54 62 63 66 72 81 91 95 107 121 130
W360 (plf) 301 354 431 522 610 695 713 778 894 1058 1081 1109 1171 1332 1522 1629 1839 2017 2109
N-ds 44-5/8 46-5/8 40-5/8 42-3/4 42-5/8 42-3/4 44-3/4 48-3/4 44-3/4 52-3/4 52-3/4 54-3/4 62-3/4 60-3/4 72-3/4 88-3/4 102-3/4 120-3/4 106-3/4
44 Wtj (plf) 20 23 26 30 34 39 43 45 51 57 57 66 69 77 83 95 101 113 130
W360 (plf) 317 388 465 544 629 730 818 835 940 1054 1065 1275 1273 1423 1542 1866 1901 2120 2420
N-ds 44-5/8 46-5/8 40-5/8 40-3/4 40-5/8 40-3/4 44-3/4 46-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 42-3/4 52-3/4 54-3/4 54-3/4 60-3/4 86-3/4 86-3/4 104-3/4 100-3/4
48 Wtj (plf) 20 23 26 29 34 36 41 45 46 52 57 60 69 71 78 87 101 106 125
W360 (plf) 335 406 497 580 714 744 849 944 987 1079 1200 1233 1437 1525 1624 1852 2155 2159 2509
N-ds 44-5/8 46-5/8 40-5/8 40-3/4 40-5/8 40-3/4 42-3/4 44-3/4 34-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 42-3/4 52-3/4 48-3/4 54-3/4 72-3/4 86-3/4 92-3/4 90-3/4
52 Wtj (plf) 19 23 26 29 32 36 41 43 46 48 53 60 63 70 75 83 89 107 107
W360 (plf) 352 462 528 611 720 834 951 965 1102 1116 1219 1379 1382 1696 1711 1918 2123 2394 2526
N-ds 44-5/8 44-5/8 40-5/8 40-3/4 40-5/8 38-3/4 40-3/4 42-3/4 34-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 40-3/4 42-3/4 46-3/4 48-3/4 66-3/4 72-3/4 88-3/4 76-3/4
56 Wtj (plf) 19 23 26 29 31 34 40 43 44 48 53 57 60 70 74 79 86 107 107
W360 (plf) 360 463 577 630 751 828 935 1064 1105 1223 1240 1385 1525 1851 1865 1969 2145 2646 2753
N-ds 44-5/8 44-5/8 40-3/4 40-5/8 38-5/8 38-3/4 40-3/4 40-3/4 32-3/4 34-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 40-3/4 48-3/4 48-3/4 60-3/4 66-3/4 86-3/4 74-3/4
60 Wtj (plf) 19 23 24 28 31 34 40 42 44 48 53 58 58 66 74 79 86 94 106
W360 (plf) 379 461 582 641 758 841 1007 1030 1136 1164 1356 1494 1486 1711 2036 2148 2303 2539 2997
N-ds 42-5/8 46-5/8 38-5/8 40-3/4 38-5/8 38-3/4 38-3/4 40-3/4 32-3/4 34-3/4 34-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 48-3/4 58-3/4 66-3/4 74-3/4 74-3/4
66 Wtj (plf) 19 21 24 27 30 34 37 42 44 48 50 55 56 62 71 79 84 94 102
W360 (plf) 419 491 599 736 797 862 1017 1157 1201 1360 1380 1554 1555 1738 1944 2388 2449 2582 2920
N-ds 42-5/8 44-5/8 38-5/8 40-5/8 36-5/8 36-3/4 36-3/4 40-3/4 32-3/4 32-3/4 34-3/4 34-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 40-3/4 60-3/4 60-3/4 66-3/4 62-3/4
85 33 Wtj (plf) 24 31 35 40 45 51 60 62 70 76 87 90 90 103 112 118 137 151 164
W360 (plf) 226 290 347 391 442 507 600 614 682 749 852 886 888 1046 1141 1229 1384 1477 1706
N-ds 48-5/8 54-5/8 44-3/4 48-3/4 50-3/4 52-3/4 64-3/4 64-3/4 58-3/4 66-3/4 78-3/4 78-3/4 82-3/4 82-3/4 96-3/4 120-3/4 146-3/4 168-3/4 164-3/4
36 Wtj (plf) 23 28 32 40 41 51 52 62 64 70 76 80 89 93 103 114 121 140 150
W360 (plf) 247 307 363 455 480 588 603 708 752 801 880 900 1024 1088 1213 1417 1451 1610 1828
N-ds 48-5/8 52-5/8 44-5/8 48-3/4 46-3/4 52-3/4 52-3/4 64-3/4 52-3/4 58-3/4 66-3/4 66-3/4 78-3/4 72-3/4 84-3/4 116-3/4 122-3/4 146-3/4 136-3/4
40 Wtj (plf) 22 27 32 36 41 46 52 53 63 65 70 73 78 91 95 107 121 133 141
W360 (plf) 278 344 431 492 567 638 714 725 890 907 977 1000 1079 1291 1296 1533 1713 1770 2016
N-ds 46-5/8 52-5/8 42-5/8 46-5/8 44-3/4 46-3/4 52-3/4 54-3/4 52-3/4 56-3/4 60-3/4 60-3/4 66-3/4 70-3/4 72-3/4 102-3/4 116-3/4 128-3/4 124-3/4
44 Wtj (plf) 22 26 29 34 38 43 49 53 56 65 67 69 74 83 96 102 114 120 133
W360 (plf) 297 376 456 516 604 694 760 845 891 1058 1073 1095 1171 1325 1506 1603 1818 1987 2149
N-ds 46-5/8 48-5/8 42-5/8 44-5/8 42-3/4 44-3/4 48-3/4 52-3/4 42-3/4 52-3/4 54-3/4 56-3/4 60-3/4 60-3/4 72-3/4 88-3/4 102-3/4 120-3/4 110-3/4
48 Wtj (plf) 21 25 29 34 36 41 45 51 56 58 67 70 71 79 88 102 102 114 130
W360 (plf) 311 404 490 589 617 719 805 881 1015 1032 1221 1242 1250 1399 1513 1823 1857 2069 2350
N-ds 46-5/8 48-5/8 42-5/8 42-5/8 42-3/4 42-3/4 46-3/4 48-3/4 42-3/4 42-3/4 50-3/4 52-3/4 54-3/4 54-3/4 60-3/4 86-3/4 88-3/4 104-3/4 100-3/4
52 Wtj (plf) 21 24 28 31 36 41 43 47 52 58 60 70 71 76 88 93 106 114 125
W360 (plf) 350 429 511 601 691 805 820 913 1029 1146 1168 1387 1395 1473 1687 1788 2065 2321 2407
N-ds 46-5/8 48-5/8 42-5/8 42-3/4 40-3/4 42-3/4 44-3/4 46-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 42-3/4 52-3/4 52-3/4 48-3/4 60-3/4 72-3/4 86-3/4 102-3/4 90-3/4
56 Wtj (plf) 21 24 27 30 34 38 43 47 49 55 60 63 70 76 80 90 101 108 125
W360 (plf) 362 441 539 628 691 798 908 1013 1056 1160 1295 1314 1545 1634 1751 1990 2291 2308 2661
N-ds 46-5/8 46-5/8 42-5/8 42-3/4 40-3/4 42-3/4 42-3/4 44-3/4 36-3/4 38-3/4 40-3/4 40-3/4 50-3/4 46-3/4 54-3/4 72-3/4 82-3/4 88-3/4 86-3/4
60 Wtj (plf) 20 24 27 30 32 38 41 44 48 51 55 60 63 75 77 83 92 106 118
W360 (plf) 366 477 541 638 715 869 885 1004 1145 1162 1286 1445 1434 1764 1786 1994 2179 2491 2585
N-ds 46-5/8 48-3/4 42-5/8 42-5/8 40-5/8 40-3/4 42-3/4 44-3/4 34-3/4 36-3/4 38-3/4 40-3/4 42-3/4 46-3/4 48-3/4 66-3/4 72-3/4 88-3/4 78-3/4
66 Wtj (plf) 20 23 26 29 32 37 41 42 46 51 53 58 60 65 77 81 90 98 118
W360 (plf) 392 452 569 679 750 876 985 1018 1198 1317 1348 1489 1466 1700 2017 2109 2296 2447 2917
N-ds 46-5/8 48-5/8 42-5/8 42-5/8 38-3/4 38-3/4 42-3/4 44-3/4 34-3/4 34-3/4 38-3/4 38-3/4 38-3/4 40-3/4 46-3/4 58-3/4 64-3/4 74-3/4 72-3/4
Bridging Rows 4 3 2
Joist weights between the heavy red and black lines have 5 inch depth bearings. Joist weights between the heavy black and blue lines require 7 1/2 inch depth bearings.
Joist weights to the right of the heavy blue line require 10 inch depth bearings.

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WEIGHT TABLE AND DESIGN GUIDE Based on Allowable Tensile Stress of 30,000 psi
VULCRAFT COMPOSITE STEEL JOISTS, VC SERIES

Joist Joist Slab Design


Span Depth Normal Weight Concrete ( 145 pcf ) f 'c = 4.0 ksi
tc (in) 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00
hr (in) 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0
Js (ft) 3.5 4.0 4.0 4.5 5.0 6.0 6.5 7.0 8.0 8.5 9.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 11.0 12.0 12.0 12.0
Total Uniformly Distributed Joist Load in Pounds Per Linear Foot
TL 400 500 600 700 800 900 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1800 2000 2200 2400 2700 3000
(ft) (in)
90 36 Wtj (plf) 27 33 36 41 46 53 62 64 73 79 91 94 95 104 118 129 138 149 164
W360 (plf) 253 304 343 411 464 529 630 643 712 780 894 917 921 1025 1179 1310 1446 1557 1680
N-ds 44-3/4 46-3/4 46-3/4 44-3/4 38-3/4 40-3/4 46-3/4 46-3/4 52-3/4 58-3/4 68-3/4 68-3/4 70-3/4 82-3/4 88-3/4 102-3/4 116-3/4 134-3/4 158-3/4
40 Wtj (plf) 25 30 35 41 46 53 55 63 66 73 79 83 92 104 106 118 127 140 151
W360 (plf) 265 332 412 492 554 634 643 768 802 857 942 964 1099 1233 1291 1503 1529 1720 1852
N-ds 42-3/4 44-3/4 44-3/4 42-3/4 38-3/4 38-3/4 40-3/4 46-3/4 46-3/4 50-3/4 56-3/4 56-3/4 68-3/4 80-3/4 76-3/4 96-3/4 98-3/4 118-3/4 138-3/4
44 Wtj (plf) 24 29 33 38 43 48 54 56 66 67 72 75 81 91 104 107 120 134 142
W360 (plf) 291 363 433 519 599 671 750 764 925 946 1025 1044 1133 1300 1514 1608 1791 1840 2008
N-ds 44-3/4 44-3/4 44-3/4 40-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 40-3/4 40-3/4 46-3/4 46-3/4 52-3/4 52-3/4 58-3/4 70-3/4 76-3/4 84-3/4 96-3/4 106-3/4 122-3/4
48 Wtj (plf) 23 28 31 36 42 45 51 56 63 67 68 73 79 88 96 107 112 134 142
W360 (plf) 308 391 449 534 623 714 783 876 916 1079 1099 1206 1204 1305 1556 1825 1857 2045 2275
N-ds 42-3/4 42-3/4 44-3/4 38-3/4 34-3/4 34-3/4 36-3/4 38-3/4 38-3/4 46-3/4 46-3/4 50-3/4 52-3/4 58-3/4 66-3/4 84-3/4 84-3/4 100-3/4 118-3/4
52 Wtj (plf) 23 27 30 36 42 43 47 53 60 61 71 71 76 83 96 102 116 126 131
W360 (plf) 347 414 478 603 689 722 817 897 1001 1024 1244 1264 1259 1467 1742 1828 2099 2093 2284
N-ds 42-3/4 42-3/4 44-3/4 38-3/4 34-3/4 34-3/4 36-3/4 38-3/4 36-3/4 38-3/4 46-3/4 46-3/4 46-3/4 56-3/4 66-3/4 72-3/4 82-3/4 86-3/4 104-3/4
56 Wtj (plf) 23 26 29 34 39 43 47 49 55 61 62 70 76 81 90 102 108 118 132
W360 (plf) 354 432 496 603 686 809 903 918 1038 1142 1172 1415 1406 1516 1675 2036 2090 2338 2540
N-ds 42-3/4 42-3/4 44-3/4 36-3/4 34-3/4 34-3/4 36-3/4 38-3/4 36-3/4 38-3/4 38-3/4 46-3/4 46-3/4 52-3/4 56-3/4 72-3/4 72-3/4 84-3/4 98-3/4
60 Wtj (plf) 22 26 29 33 37 39 45 49 55 57 62 65 76 78 85 94 108 118 128
W360 (plf) 358 441 546 622 772 797 911 1008 1138 1158 1300 1317 1549 1570 1730 1959 2273 2276 2570
N-ds 42-3/4 42-3/4 44-3/4 38-3/4 36-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 34-3/4 36-3/4 38-3/4 38-3/4 46-3/4 48-3/4 50-3/4 60-3/4 72-3/4 74-3/4 88-3/4
66 Wtj (plf) 22 26 29 32 35 39 45 47 52 53 59 65 65 78 82 89 99 118 128
W360 (plf) 378 498 542 654 782 893 1026 1034 1186 1211 1326 1476 1484 1762 1823 2029 2216 2538 2859
N-ds 42-3/4 42-3/4 44-3/4 36-3/4 32-3/4 32-3/4 34-3/4 34-3/4 34-3/4 36-3/4 38-3/4 38-3/4 40-3/4 46-3/4 46-3/4 54-3/4 60-3/4 72-3/4 86-3/4
72 Wtj (plf) 21 26 29 31 34 38 43 46 49 53 55 61 66 78 82 83 90 102 119
W360 (plf) 395 498 603 681 818 905 1004 1160 1202 1338 1360 1481 1650 1958 2028 2135 2297 2510 2832
N-ds 42-3/4 42-3/4 44-3/4 38-3/4 32-3/4 32-3/4 34-3/4 34-3/4 34-3/4 34-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 38-3/4 46-3/4 46-3/4 48-3/4 54-3/4 60-3/4 74-3/4
100 40 Wtj (plf) 30 36 40 47 53 63 70 76 82 91 95 106 108 117 130 139 152 165 188
W360 (plf) 239 306 338 396 454 550 592 651 686 789 802 909 912 998 1176 1262 1375 1496 1522
N-ds 48-3/4 50-3/4 52-3/4 48-3/4 40-3/4 46-3/4 52-3/4 56-3/4 58-3/4 68-3/4 68-3/4 78-3/4 80-3/4 92-3/4 100-3/4 114-3/4 128-3/4 152-3/4 166-3/4
44 Wtj (plf) 28 34 38 46 52 62 63 69 75 81 93 95 105 107 120 130 141 154 180
W360 (plf) 268 323 364 465 532 646 663 718 752 824 945 962 1076 1083 1245 1363 1511 1663 1765
N-ds 48-3/4 50-3/4 50-3/4 46-3/4 40-3/4 46-3/4 46-3/4 52-3/4 50-3/4 56-3/4 66-3/4 66-3/4 78-3/4 80-3/4 86-3/4 100-3/4 114-3/4 134-3/4 154-3/4
48 Wtj (plf) 27 30 38 42 48 54 63 64 68 76 82 94 94 104 116 122 141 153 161
W360 (plf) 287 342 419 499 562 641 761 781 816 880 963 1116 1120 1250 1428 1526 1728 1864 1912
N-ds 48-3/4 48-3/4 50-3/4 44-3/4 38-3/4 40-3/4 46-3/4 46-3/4 46-3/4 50-3/4 56-3/4 66-3/4 68-3/4 80-3/4 86-3/4 96-3/4 110-3/4 128-3/4 140-3/4
52 Wtj (plf) 26 29 36 39 45 50 56 64 69 70 78 83 92 97 109 115 131 145 159
W360 (plf) 306 362 426 516 591 661 742 882 922 938 1013 1118 1272 1280 1482 1573 1748 1968 2106
N-ds 46-3/4 48-3/4 50-3/4 44-3/4 40-3/4 40-3/4 40-3/4 46-3/4 46-3/4 46-3/4 50-3/4 56-3/4 66-3/4 70-3/4 76-3/4 84-3/4 96-3/4 116-3/4 132-3/4
56 Wtj (plf) 25 29 36 39 44 50 56 58 67 70 75 79 84 97 102 115 131 138 154
W360 (plf) 325 407 480 581 665 743 831 849 1040 1051 1143 1165 1260 1436 1496 1756 1947 2039 2204
N-ds 46-3/4 48-3/4 48-3/4 42-3/4 38-3/4 38-3/4 40-3/4 40-3/4 46-3/4 46-3/4 50-3/4 50-3/4 56-3/4 70-3/4 66-3/4 82-3/4 94-3/4 102-3/4 116-3/4
60 Wtj (plf) 25 30 34 37 42 47 52 58 61 70 72 79 79 89 102 115 126 134 154
W360 (plf) 330 413 482 575 669 754 831 931 976 1154 1175 1282 1288 1390 1641 1927 1963 2164 2432
N-ds 46-3/4 48-3/4 48-3/4 42-3/4 38-3/4 38-3/4 40-3/4 40-3/4 40-3/4 46-3/4 46-3/4 50-3/4 50-3/4 58-3/4 66-3/4 82-3/4 82-3/4 98-3/4 116-3/4
66 Wtj (plf) 25 30 33 37 42 46 50 55 61 64 72 76 78 89 102 107 126 128 142
W360 (plf) 381 445 521 659 764 788 887 974 1121 1125 1343 1375 1384 1589 1880 1972 2229 2260 2487
N-ds 46-3/4 48-3/4 48-3/4 42-3/4 38-3/4 38-3/4 38-3/4 40-3/4 40-3/4 40-3/4 46-3/4 46-3/4 46-3/4 56-3/4 66-3/4 70-3/4 82-3/4 84-3/4 98-3/4
72 Wtj (plf) 25 29 32 36 40 46 48 52 58 64 65 76 78 85 94 106 109 128 138
W360 (plf) 385 473 542 665 767 883 900 1003 1133 1256 1274 1530 1549 1647 1843 2173 2246 2501 2778
N-ds 46-3/4 48-3/4 48-3/4 42-3/4 38-3/4 38-3/4 38-3/4 40-3/4 40-3/4 40-3/4 40-3/4 46-3/4 46-3/4 50-3/4 56-3/4 68-3/4 70-3/4 84-3/4 96-3/4
80 Wtj (plf) 25 28 32 36 40 44 47 49 56 60 63 67 71 82 87 100 103 120 132
W360 (plf) 411 495 582 665 788 897 1035 1051 1201 1322 1327 1492 1495 1766 1967 2178 2253 2550 2891
N-ds 46-3/4 46-3/4 48-3/4 42-3/4 36-3/4 38-3/4 38-3/4 40-3/4 36-3/4 40-3/4 40-3/4 40-3/4 42-3/4 46-3/4 50-3/4 58-3/4 60-3/4 74-3/4 84-3/4
Bridging Rows 4 3 2
Joist weights between the heavy red and black lines have 5 inch depth bearings. Joist weights between the heavy black and blue lines require 7 1/2 inch depth bearings.
Joist weights to the right of the heavy blue line require 10 inch depth bearings.
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WEIGHT TABLE AND DESIGN GUIDE Based on Allowable Tensile Stress of 30,000 psi
VULCRAFT COMPOSITE STEEL JOISTS, VC SERIES

Joist Joist Slab Design


Span Depth Light Weight Concrete ( 110 pcf ) f 'c = 3.0 ksi
tc (in) 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25
hr (in) 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0
Js (ft) 3.5 4.0 4.0 4.5 5.0 6.0 6.5 7.0 8.0 8.5 9.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 11.0 12.0 12.0 12.0
Total Uniformly Distributed Joist Load in Pounds Per Linear Foot
TL 400 500 600 700 800 900 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1800 2000 2200 2400 2700 3000
(ft) (in)
20 8 Wtj (plf) 8 8 9 10 10 11 11 12 12 14 15 16 18 20 21 23 26 29 33
W360 (plf) 336 400 447 517 767 855 939 996 1103 1208 1282 1291 1346 1546 1664 1999 2046 2155 2399
N-ds 14-1/2 16-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 18-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 26-1/2 26-1/2 30-1/2 32-1/2 32-1/2 22-5/8 28-5/8 30-5/8 32-5/8 30-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4

10 Wtj (plf) 7 8 8 9 9 10 11 11 12 12 13 14 15 17 19 20 22 24 28
W360 (plf) 382 454 527 608 851 914 1013 1097 1312 1330 1410 1469 1563 1748 1861 2211 2387 2554 2794
N-ds 14-1/2 14-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 30-1/2 34-1/2 24-5/8 26-5/8 28-5/8 30-3/4 36-5/8
12 Wtj (plf) 7 7 8 8 9 9 10 10 11 11 12 13 13 15 17 19 20 23 25
W360 (plf) 471 511 575 668 898 1015 1109 1178 1342 1456 1602 1696 1701 1907 2013 2408 2600 2839 3079
N-ds 12-1/2 14-1/2 14-1/2 16-1/2 14-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 26-1/2 30-1/2 32-1/2 24-5/8 36-1/2 36-1/2 30-3/4
14 Wtj (plf) 7 7 7 8 9 9 9 10 10 11 11 12 13 14 17 17 19 20 23
W360 (plf) 550 560 598 677 937 1034 1175 1277 1369 1540 1682 1848 1856 2076 2141 2621 2762 2995 3227
N-ds 12-1/2 12-1/2 14-1/2 16-1/2 14-1/2 14-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 24-1/2 28-1/2 20-5/8 22-5/8 24-5/8 36-1/2 26-3/4
16 Wtj (plf) 7 7 8 8 8 8 9 10 10 10 11 11 12 13 15 16 18 20 22
W360 (plf) 623 633 633 754 962 1054 1135 1289 1395 1536 1661 1753 1897 2094 2356 2571 2718 3140 3411
N-ds 12-1/2 12-1/2 14-1/2 16-1/2 12-1/2 12-1/2 14-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 28-1/2 18-5/8 20-5/8 24-5/8 26-5/8
18 Wtj (plf) 7 7 7 8 8 8 9 10 10 10 11 11 12 13 14 16 17 20 22
W360 (plf) 666 676 681 727 1007 1095 1197 1381 1546 1678 1797 1913 2050 2260 2397 2760 2963 3125 3637
N-ds 12-1/2 12-1/2 14-1/2 14-1/2 12-1/2 12-1/2 14-1/2 14-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 18-5/8 20-5/8 20-3/4 26-5/8
20 Wtj (plf) 7 7 8 8 8 8 9 9 10 10 11 11 12 13 14 16 17 19 21
W360 (plf) 734 747 748 810 1051 1168 1284 1431 1579 1823 1797 1933 2030 2406 2426 2928 3070 3381 3890
N-ds 12-1/2 12-1/2 12-1/2 14-1/2 12-1/2 12-1/2 14-1/2 14-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 24-1/2 24-1/2 18-5/8 20-5/8 22-5/8 26-5/8
22 8 Wtj (plf) 8 9 10 11 11 12 13 13 15 17 19 20 20 22 27 29 32 39 41
W360 (plf) 299 344 406 487 661 774 800 852 1000 1044 1119 1206 1208 1298 1401 1693 1802 1972 1988
N-ds 16-1/2 18-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 22-1/2 26-1/2 30-1/2 32-1/2 32-1/2 34-1/2 24-5/8 28-5/8 28-5/8 30-5/8 28-3/4 34-3/4 38-3/4 40-3/4 40-3/4

10 Wtj (plf) 8 8 9 10 10 11 11 12 13 14 15 17 18 20 22 24 25 30 33
W360 (plf) 344 410 497 540 755 861 954 1011 1146 1220 1300 1368 1471 1602 1728 2020 2101 2351 2493
N-ds 16-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 18-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 30-1/2 32-1/2 34-1/2 38-1/2 28-5/8 30-5/8 30-3/4 34-5/8 38-3/4 40-3/4
12 Wtj (plf) 7 8 9 9 10 10 11 12 12 12 14 15 16 18 20 21 24 26 31
W360 (plf) 371 454 541 639 855 935 1059 1165 1265 1345 1412 1509 1609 1686 1972 2282 2449 2553 2876
N-ds 14-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 30-1/2 32-1/2 22-5/8 28-5/8 28-5/8 32-5/8 30-3/4 38-3/4
14 Wtj (plf) 7 8 8 9 9 10 10 11 11 12 13 14 15 17 18 20 23 24 27
W360 (plf) 441 481 570 661 859 1027 1086 1174 1349 1485 1570 1667 1791 1887 2016 2443 2639 2864 3010
N-ds 14-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 30-1/2 32-1/2 22-5/8 26-5/8 24-3/4 30-3/4 34-5/8
16 Wtj (plf) 7 8 8 9 9 10 10 10 11 11 13 13 13 17 18 19 20 23 25
W360 (plf) 503 514 600 713 932 1061 1172 1253 1404 1523 1689 1685 1797 1984 2112 2580 2712 2963 3205
N-ds 14-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 20-5/8 20-5/8 24-5/8 38-1/2 26-3/4 40-1/2
18 Wtj (plf) 7 8 8 8 8 9 10 10 11 11 12 13 13 14 18 18 19 22 24
W360 (plf) 564 572 626 714 944 1034 1177 1274 1388 1501 1690 1722 1890 2024 2151 2573 2811 3002 3348
N-ds 14-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 14-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 22-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 20-5/8 22-5/8 24-5/8 22-3/4 26-3/4

20 Wtj (plf) 7 8 8 8 8 9 9 10 10 11 12 13 13 14 15 17 19 22 24
W360 (plf) 613 627 626 768 953 1135 1227 1319 1491 1592 1694 1856 2026 2055 2284 2797 3042 3214 3578
N-ds 14-1/2 14-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 12-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 24-1/2 28-1/2 20-5/8 24-5/8 22-3/4 26-3/4
22 Wtj (plf) 8 8 8 8 8 9 9 10 10 11 12 13 13 14 16 17 19 22 24
W360 (plf) 657 671 671 799 1016 1213 1301 1422 1597 1692 1768 1960 2150 2197 2424 2792 3197 3411 3786
N-ds 14-1/2 14-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 12-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 24-1/2 28-1/2 20-5/8 22-5/8 20-3/4 24-3/4
Bridging Rows 1 0
Joist weights to the left of the heavy red line have 2 1/2 inch depth bearings. Joist weights to the right of the heavy red line have 5 inch depth bearings.

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WEIGHT TABLE AND DESIGN GUIDE Based on Allowable Tensile Stress of 30,000 psi
VULCRAFT COMPOSITE STEEL JOISTS, VC SERIES

Joist Joist Slab Design


Span Depth Light Weight Concrete ( 110 pcf ) f 'c = 3.0 ksi
tc (in) 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25
hr (in) 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0
Js (ft) 3.5 4.0 4.0 4.5 5.0 6.0 6.5 7.0 8.0 8.5 9.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 11.0 12.0 12.0 12.0
Total Uniformly Distributed Joist Load in Pounds Per Linear Foot
TL 400 500 600 700 800 900 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1800 2000 2200 2400 2700 3000
(ft) (in)
24 10 Wtj (plf) 8 9 10 11 11 12 13 14 15 17 18 20 20 24 25 27 30 36 43
W360 (plf) 319 367 436 523 735 805 842 958 1042 1101 1185 1288 1282 1437 1518 1785 1894 2138 2330
N-ds 16-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 26-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 32-1/2 32-1/2 34-1/2 38-1/2 28-5/8 28-5/8 32-5/8 36-5/8 34-3/4 38-3/4 44-3/4 44-3/4
12 Wtj (plf) 8 8 9 10 10 12 12 13 14 15 17 17 19 20 23 26 28 30 36
W360 (plf) 347 433 503 572 764 932 946 1058 1212 1296 1378 1383 1473 1618 1749 2077 2222 2358 2678
N-ds 14-1/2 16-1/2 22-1/2 22-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 24-1/2 28-1/2 30-1/2 32-1/2 34-1/2 34-1/2 24-5/8 28-5/8 30-5/8 30-3/4 36-5/8 38-3/4 44-3/4
14 Wtj (plf) 8 8 9 9 10 11 11 12 12 14 15 16 18 19 22 23 24 28 31
W360 (plf) 380 463 529 625 808 930 1018 1130 1295 1354 1438 1535 1631 1779 1927 2343 2360 2630 2828
N-ds 14-1/2 16-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 18-1/2 22-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 30-1/2 32-1/2 22-5/8 24-5/8 28-5/8 44-1/2 28-3/4 38-5/8 38-3/4
16 Wtj (plf) 8 8 8 9 9 10 11 11 12 13 14 15 16 18 20 23 23 27 29
W360 (plf) 415 492 582 669 855 946 1078 1191 1380 1470 1565 1676 1645 1900 2057 2448 2476 2834 3003
N-ds 14-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 30-1/2 20-5/8 22-5/8 24-5/8 24-3/4 24-3/4 44-1/2 34-3/4
18 Wtj (plf) 8 8 8 9 9 10 10 11 11 13 13 14 15 17 19 21 22 25 28
W360 (plf) 465 503 573 686 886 1003 1162 1234 1396 1536 1550 1663 1744 1959 2139 2511 2739 2964 3135
N-ds 14-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 22-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 20-5/8 22-5/8 26-5/8 28-5/8 44-1/2 32-3/4
20 Wtj (plf) 8 8 8 9 9 10 10 11 11 12 13 13 14 17 18 20 21 23 26
W360 (plf) 524 537 620 694 911 1025 1189 1284 1440 1574 1723 1728 1852 1980 2152 2587 2821 3061 3350
N-ds 14-1/2 14-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 20-5/8 22-5/8 24-5/8 26-5/8 24-3/4 44-1/2
22 Wtj (plf) 8 8 8 8 9 10 10 10 11 12 13 13 13 15 18 19 20 23 24
W360 (plf) 573 595 628 716 973 1066 1212 1344 1496 1568 1682 1865 1882 2129 2167 2586 2821 3279 3362
N-ds 14-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 14-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 24-1/2 28-1/2 22-5/8 22-5/8 24-5/8 24-3/4 26-3/4
24 Wtj (plf) 8 8 8 8 9 9 10 10 11 11 12 13 13 15 18 19 20 23 24
W360 (plf) 629 640 679 755 986 1139 1271 1424 1545 1686 1790 1962 1993 2272 2412 2859 2985 3480 3547
N-ds 14-1/2 14-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 14-1/2 14-1/2 16-1/2 20-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 24-1/2 28-1/2 20-5/8 24-5/8 24-5/8 28-5/8 24-3/4
26 10 Wtj (plf) 9 10 11 12 12 13 14 17 18 20 21 22 23 26 29 31 37 43 49
W360 (plf) 287 335 412 464 653 722 780 878 958 1045 1127 1132 1170 1323 1405 1642 1762 1926 2086
N-ds 18-1/2 20-1/2 24-1/2 30-1/2 28-1/2 30-1/2 32-1/2 40-1/2 38-1/2 28-5/8 30-5/8 30-5/8 32-5/8 38-5/8 34-3/4 40-3/4 48-3/4 48-3/4 48-3/4
12 Wtj (plf) 8 9 10 11 12 12 14 15 17 18 19 20 21 24 27 28 31 36 41
W360 (plf) 327 406 455 548 738 811 921 981 1120 1204 1211 1319 1433 1485 1587 1946 2054 2225 2441
N-ds 18-1/2 20-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 26-1/2 26-1/2 30-1/2 32-1/2 34-1/2 38-1/2 24-5/8 28-5/8 30-5/8 32-5/8 28-3/4 36-3/4 40-3/4 48-3/4 48-3/4
14 Wtj (plf) 8 9 10 10 11 11 12 13 14 16 17 19 21 22 25 26 28 32 36
W360 (plf) 351 431 499 580 803 914 985 1048 1190 1278 1358 1437 1563 1706 1782 2025 2172 2461 2668
N-ds 18-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 24-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 28-1/2 28-1/2 30-1/2 32-1/2 34-1/2 24-5/8 28-5/8 30-5/8 26-3/4 30-3/4 38-5/8 40-3/4 48-3/4
16 Wtj (plf) 8 9 9 10 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 21 22 24 27 31 34
W360 (plf) 401 478 553 655 832 962 1075 1156 1298 1390 1497 1577 1570 1839 2019 2231 2350 2688 2849
N-ds 18-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 18-1/2 22-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 28-1/2 30-1/2 32-1/2 34-1/2 22-5/8 28-5/8 30-5/8 28-3/4 48-1/2 36-3/4 40-3/4
18 Wtj (plf) 8 8 8 9 10 11 11 12 13 14 15 16 18 20 22 23 24 29 33
W360 (plf) 393 481 553 650 863 946 1100 1225 1307 1468 1570 1679 1607 1894 2130 2302 2531 2804 3049
N-ds 16-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 26-1/2 24-1/2 28-1/2 30-1/2 32-1/2 20-5/8 24-5/8 28-5/8 24-3/4 28-3/4 34-3/4 38-3/4
20 Wtj (plf) 8 8 8 9 10 10 11 12 13 13 14 15 16 18 21 21 23 27 31
W360 (plf) 440 520 579 672 912 1008 1134 1225 1441 1437 1535 1625 1719 1966 2159 2324 2554 2769 3088
N-ds 16-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 30-1/2 22-5/8 24-5/8 26-5/8 26-3/4 30-3/4 48-1/2
22 Wtj (plf) 8 8 8 9 9 10 11 11 13 13 13 15 16 17 20 21 23 27 30
W360 (plf) 484 521 600 689 925 1018 1181 1263 1417 1551 1577 1667 1773 2004 2192 2519 2745 2986 3207
N-ds 16-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 20-5/8 22-5/8 26-5/8 24-3/4 30-3/4 32-3/4
24 Wtj (plf) 8 8 8 9 9 10 10 11 12 13 13 14 15 17 19 21 23 25 29
W360 (plf) 529 536 637 723 903 1099 1192 1277 1526 1511 1673 1687 1815 2022 2167 2524 2703 2962 3247
N-ds 16-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 16-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 22-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 20-5/8 22-5/8 22-3/4 20-3/4 28-5/8 30-3/4
26 Wtj (plf) 8 8 8 9 9 10 10 11 12 13 13 14 15 17 19 21 23 25 28
W360 (plf) 576 585 687 769 946 1160 1268 1356 1469 1583 1776 1784 1903 2157 2229 2650 2859 3138 3411
N-ds 16-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 14-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 20-5/8 18-3/4 20-3/4 20-3/4 28-5/8 30-3/4
Bridging Rows 1 0
Joist weights to the left of the heavy red line have 2 1/2 inch depth bearings. Joist weights to the right of the heavy red line have 5 inch depth bearings.

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WEIGHT TABLE AND DESIGN GUIDE Based on Allowable Tensile Stress of 30,000 psi
VULCRAFT COMPOSITE STEEL JOISTS, VC SERIES

Joist Joist Slab Design


Span Depth Light Weight Concrete ( 110 pcf ) f 'c = 3.0 ksi
tc (in) 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25
hr (in) 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0
Js (ft) 3.5 4.0 4.0 4.5 5.0 6.0 6.5 7.0 8.0 8.5 9.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 11.0 12.0 12.0 12.0
Total Uniformly Distributed Joist Load in Pounds Per Linear Foot
TL 400 500 600 700 800 900 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1800 2000 2200 2400 2700 3000
(ft) (in)
28 12 Wtj (plf) 9 10 11 12 12 13 15 17 18 20 21 22 23 27 29 34 36 41 48
W360 (plf) 306 356 438 497 672 745 855 930 1005 1098 1178 1182 1235 1394 1493 1839 1849 2038 2207
N-ds 20-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 28-1/2 30-1/2 34-1/2 38-1/2 38-1/2 28-5/8 30-5/8 30-5/8 32-5/8 30-3/4 34-3/4 46-3/4 46-3/4 52-3/4 52-3/4
14 Wtj (plf) 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 17 18 20 20 22 25 28 29 32 36 41
W360 (plf) 332 414 462 562 731 852 924 993 1134 1224 1326 1334 1447 1498 1722 1946 2077 2260 2484
N-ds 18-1/2 20-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 24-1/2 28-1/2 32-1/2 34-1/2 34-1/2 38-1/2 28-5/8 28-5/8 46-1/2 26-3/4 32-3/4 40-5/8 40-3/4 46-3/4 52-5/8
16 Wtj (plf) 8 9 10 11 11 12 13 14 16 17 19 19 21 23 25 28 30 34 38
W360 (plf) 365 426 495 617 777 892 1015 1092 1234 1322 1431 1423 1571 1691 1788 2114 2278 2418 2648
N-ds 18-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 28-1/2 32-1/2 32-1/2 34-1/2 24-5/8 24-5/8 28-5/8 30-5/8 26-3/4 36-5/8 36-3/4 40-3/4 46-3/4
18 Wtj (plf) 8 9 9 10 11 11 12 14 15 16 17 18 19 21 23 27 29 32 38
W360 (plf) 387 456 534 623 835 928 1039 1176 1330 1428 1512 1514 1638 1788 1945 2275 2400 2584 3009
N-ds 18-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 22-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 28-1/2 30-1/2 32-1/2 34-1/2 22-5/8 24-5/8 42-1/2 30-5/8 34-5/8 34-3/4 38-3/4 46-3/4
20 Wtj (plf) 8 8 9 10 10 11 12 12 13 15 15 18 19 20 23 24 27 29 33
W360 (plf) 401 490 562 662 884 951 1166 1175 1308 1385 1495 1534 1653 1836 1988 2398 2511 2691 3047
N-ds 18-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 24-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 30-1/2 20-5/8 22-5/8 24-5/8 22-3/4 32-5/8 50-1/2 34-3/4 40-3/4
22 Wtj (plf) 8 8 9 10 10 11 12 12 13 14 15 16 18 19 21 22 24 28 32
W360 (plf) 420 504 591 685 890 986 1143 1280 1346 1445 1537 1636 1691 1868 2217 2417 2622 2766 3124
N-ds 18-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 30-1/2 20-5/8 24-5/8 42-1/2 28-5/8 28-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4
24 Wtj (plf) 8 8 9 9 10 11 11 12 13 13 14 16 18 19 20 21 24 27 31
W360 (plf) 465 550 604 711 898 996 1145 1253 1449 1472 1569 1627 1698 1987 2195 2381 2603 2785 3140
N-ds 16-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 18-5/8 20-5/8 22-5/8 38-1/2 26-5/8 24-3/4 30-3/4 34-3/4
26 Wtj (plf) 8 8 9 9 10 11 11 12 12 13 14 16 16 18 20 21 24 27 31
W360 (plf) 507 550 617 721 953 1059 1153 1243 1392 1556 1588 1781 1785 1945 2173 2511 2747 2963 3229
N-ds 16-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 24-1/2 28-1/2 28-1/2 20-5/8 24-5/8 26-5/8 24-3/4 28-3/4 32-3/4
28 Wtj (plf) 8 8 9 9 10 11 11 12 12 13 14 15 16 18 20 21 24 26 30
W360 (plf) 546 593 642 768 953 1124 1222 1316 1466 1645 1672 1771 1871 2160 2344 2623 2893 3137 3366
N-ds 16-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 16-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 20-5/8 22-5/8 26-5/8 24-3/4 32-5/8 30-3/4
30 12 Wtj (plf) 9 10 12 13 14 16 17 19 23 23 25 26 27 32 34 40 42 47 56
W360 (plf) 271 331 384 441 637 697 765 847 977 981 1025 1099 1177 1358 1357 1717 1715 1867 1914
N-ds 20-1/2 24-1/2 30-1/2 34-1/2 32-1/2 34-1/2 38-1/2 42-1/2 22-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 26-3/4 30-3/4 38-3/4 38-3/4 56-3/4 56-3/4 56-3/4 56-3/4
14 Wtj (plf) 9 10 11 13 13 14 16 17 21 22 23 25 26 28 32 34 36 43 47
W360 (plf) 313 384 453 520 683 807 870 949 1089 1095 1191 1254 1344 1456 1544 1904 1909 2094 2283
N-ds 20-1/2 22-1/2 26-1/2 30-1/2 28-1/2 34-1/2 34-1/2 38-1/2 20-3/4 20-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 26-3/4 30-3/4 32-3/4 44-3/4 46-3/4 56-3/4 56-3/4
16 Wtj (plf) 9 9 11 12 12 13 14 16 19 20 22 23 23 26 30 31 36 41 43
W360 (plf) 331 419 502 561 764 836 968 1055 1091 1182 1290 1402 1411 1595 1732 2037 2255 2510 2522
N-ds 20-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 28-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 34-1/2 36-1/2 16-3/4 18-3/4 20-3/4 24-3/4 24-3/4 28-3/4 32-3/4 38-3/4 46-3/4 56-3/4 56-3/4
18 Wtj (plf) 8 9 10 11 12 13 13 15 18 20 21 22 22 25 26 30 31 39 43
W360 (plf) 358 450 518 599 829 916 988 1144 1155 1253 1355 1476 1487 1733 1876 2191 2360 2590 2869
N-ds 20-1/2 20-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 34-1/2 16-3/4 18-3/4 18-3/4 22-3/4 22-3/4 26-3/4 28-3/4 36-3/4 38-3/4 46-3/4 56-3/4
20 Wtj (plf) 8 9 10 11 11 12 13 14 18 19 20 21 22 24 26 29 31 34 38
W360 (plf) 372 476 550 652 860 978 1060 1129 1186 1291 1396 1529 1686 1857 1973 2290 2485 2652 2910
N-ds 20-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 16-3/4 16-3/4 18-3/4 18-3/4 20-3/4 22-3/4 26-3/4 34-3/4 36-3/4 40-3/4 46-3/4
22 Wtj (plf) 8 9 9 10 11 11 12 14 17 18 19 20 21 23 24 27 29 32 36
W360 (plf) 415 498 589 704 848 981 1103 1174 1213 1322 1426 1563 1705 1909 2078 2247 2564 2747 2939
N-ds 20-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 16-3/4 16-3/4 18-3/4 18-3/4 18-3/4 22-3/4 24-3/4 28-3/4 34-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4
24 Wtj (plf) 8 9 9 10 10 11 12 14 17 18 18 19 20 21 23 27 28 31 35
W360 (plf) 424 510 599 733 870 1000 1206 1205 1241 1320 1445 1561 1715 1892 2095 2439 2606 2799 3008
N-ds 20-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 24-1/2 16-3/4 16-3/4 16-3/4 18-3/4 18-3/4 20-3/4 22-3/4 28-3/4 30-3/4 34-3/4 38-3/4
26 Wtj (plf) 8 9 9 10 10 11 12 14 17 17 18 19 19 21 23 26 27 29 32
W360 (plf) 439 518 614 730 931 1005 1183 1273 1261 1347 1434 1560 1686 1871 2260 2398 2636 2838 3228
N-ds 18-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 18-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 18-5/8 16-3/4 16-3/4 16-3/4 16-3/4 18-3/4 18-3/4 22-3/4 24-3/4 28-3/4 30-3/4 38-3/4
28 Wtj (plf) 8 9 9 9 10 11 12 14 17 17 18 19 19 21 24 24 26 29 31
W360 (plf) 473 557 619 726 903 1002 1148 1240 1328 1410 1515 1621 1773 1976 2068 2615 2751 2992 3184
N-ds 18-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 18-1/2 18-1/2 22-1/2 16-5/8 16-3/4 16-3/4 16-3/4 16-3/4 18-3/4 18-3/4 20-3/4 24-3/4 28-3/4 28-3/4 34-3/4
Bridging Rows 1 0
Joist weights to the left of the heavy red line have 2 1/2 inch depth bearings. Joist weights between the heavy red and black lines have 5 inch depth bearings.
Joist weights between the heavy black and blue lines require 7 1/2 inch depth bearings.

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WEIGHT TABLE AND DESIGN GUIDE Based on Allowable Tensile Stress of 30,000 psi
VULCRAFT COMPOSITE STEEL JOISTS, VC SERIES

Joist Joist Slab Design


Span Depth Light Weight Concrete ( 110 pcf ) f 'c = 3.0 ksi
tc (in) 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25
hr (in) 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0
Js (ft) 3.5 4.0 4.0 4.5 5.0 6.0 6.5 7.0 8.0 8.5 9.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 11.0 12.0 12.0 12.0
Total Uniformly Distributed Joist Load in Pounds Per Linear Foot
TL 400 500 600 700 800 900 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1800 2000 2200 2400 2700 3000
(ft) (in)
32 12 Wtj (plf) 10 11 13 15 15 17 18 20 24 26 27 29 32 37 38 44 47 59 64
W360 (plf) 252 322 357 413 561 627 696 766 868 927 994 1061 1148 1272 1283 1594 1594 1767 1780
N-ds 24-1/2 28-1/2 32-1/2 40-1/2 34-1/2 38-1/2 42-1/2 46-1/2 26-3/4 26-3/4 30-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 44-3/4 46-3/4 60-3/4 60-3/4 60-3/4 60-3/4
14 Wtj (plf) 9 11 12 13 14 16 17 18 23 24 26 26 27 34 34 39 40 47 55
W360 (plf) 285 349 409 468 655 723 791 872 1014 1069 1139 1144 1229 1436 1431 1794 1798 1963 2029
N-ds 22-1/2 26-1/2 30-1/2 34-1/2 32-1/2 34-1/2 38-1/2 44-1/2 22-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 26-3/4 30-3/4 38-3/4 38-3/4 54-3/4 54-3/4 60-3/4 60-3/4
16 Wtj (plf) 9 10 11 13 13 14 16 17 21 22 23 25 26 28 34 36 39 43 46
W360 (plf) 319 392 462 540 692 816 881 966 1097 1105 1205 1281 1370 1484 1725 1946 2150 2170 2346
N-ds 20-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 30-1/2 30-1/2 32-1/2 34-1/2 38-1/2 20-3/4 22-3/4 22-3/4 26-3/4 28-3/4 30-3/4 36-3/4 46-3/4 54-3/4 54-3/4 60-3/4
18 Wtj (plf) 9 9 11 12 12 13 15 17 20 22 22 23 25 27 30 32 36 41 47
W360 (plf) 345 414 498 573 757 877 953 1036 1153 1277 1288 1408 1480 1598 1709 2017 2218 2473 2723
N-ds 20-1/2 22-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 28-1/2 30-1/2 32-1/2 34-1/2 20-3/4 20-3/4 20-3/4 24-3/4 24-3/4 28-3/4 32-3/4 38-3/4 46-3/4 54-3/4 60-3/4
20 Wtj (plf) 8 9 10 12 12 12 14 15 20 21 22 22 23 25 27 30 34 38 43
W360 (plf) 379 444 508 643 807 902 1023 1110 1208 1310 1434 1445 1589 1707 1848 2153 2322 2561 2856
N-ds 20-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 26-1/2 26-1/2 30-1/2 32-1/2 18-3/4 20-3/4 20-3/4 22-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 28-3/4 36-3/4 38-3/4 46-3/4 54-3/4
22 Wtj (plf) 8 9 10 11 12 12 14 15 19 20 21 21 22 24 26 29 30 38 40
W360 (plf) 378 466 541 679 816 931 1072 1162 1246 1353 1466 1470 1619 1800 1929 2211 2408 2850 2857
N-ds 20-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 22-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 30-1/2 16-3/4 18-3/4 20-3/4 20-3/4 22-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 34-3/4 36-3/4 44-3/4 48-3/4
24 Wtj (plf) 8 9 10 11 11 12 13 14 18 19 20 21 21 23 24 28 29 33 38
W360 (plf) 408 491 610 659 831 1019 1100 1195 1260 1373 1491 1615 1622 1802 2001 2243 2452 2785 3075
N-ds 20-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 22-1/2 26-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 16-3/4 18-3/4 18-3/4 20-3/4 20-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 30-3/4 34-3/4 38-3/4 46-3/4
26 Wtj (plf) 8 9 10 11 11 12 13 14 17 18 19 20 21 23 24 27 29 32 35
W360 (plf) 412 500 616 677 863 985 1135 1219 1263 1372 1498 1617 1757 1945 2153 2289 2621 2827 3002
N-ds 20-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 22-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 26-1/2 26-1/2 16-3/4 16-3/4 18-3/4 18-3/4 20-3/4 22-3/4 24-3/4 28-3/4 32-3/4 38-3/4 40-3/4
28 Wtj (plf) 8 8 9 10 11 12 12 13 17 18 18 20 21 22 24 27 29 32 34
W360 (plf) 447 517 623 744 864 992 1085 1227 1255 1377 1490 1620 1749 1922 2132 2444 2655 2822 3032
N-ds 18-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 20-1/2 20-1/2 22-1/2 26-1/2 16-3/4 16-3/4 16-3/4 18-3/4 18-3/4 22-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 28-3/4 34-3/4 38-3/4
34 14 Wtj (plf) 10 11 13 15 15 18 19 20 24 26 27 29 32 37 39 43 45 58 63
W360 (plf) 269 324 383 449 594 724 737 807 905 979 1057 1128 1235 1375 1390 1693 1686 1888 1906
N-ds 24-1/2 28-1/2 32-1/2 40-1/2 34-1/2 42-1/2 42-1/2 48-1/2 26-3/4 26-3/4 30-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 44-3/4 44-3/4 62-3/4 62-3/4 64-3/4 64-3/4
16 Wtj (plf) 9 11 12 13 14 16 17 19 23 24 26 27 27 34 37 39 40 47 57
W360 (plf) 293 360 420 486 669 737 806 896 1024 1088 1176 1269 1275 1486 1672 1857 1861 2029 2303
N-ds 22-1/2 26-1/2 30-1/2 32-1/2 32-1/2 34-1/2 38-1/2 44-1/2 22-3/4 26-3/4 26-3/4 30-3/4 30-3/4 36-3/4 44-3/4 52-3/4 54-3/4 62-3/4 64-3/4
18 Wtj (plf) 9 10 11 13 14 15 17 18 22 23 24 25 26 29 34 36 42 47 50
W360 (plf) 322 395 473 542 730 804 878 961 1086 1192 1266 1280 1375 1592 1743 1943 2172 2370 2474
N-ds 22-1/2 24-1/2 28-1/2 32-1/2 30-1/2 32-1/2 34-1/2 38-1/2 20-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 26-3/4 26-3/4 32-3/4 38-3/4 44-3/4 52-3/4 62-3/4 64-3/4
20 Wtj (plf) 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 17 20 22 23 23 25 30 31 36 38 42 47
W360 (plf) 342 431 507 602 787 862 936 1013 1131 1266 1388 1402 1471 1707 1812 2175 2186 2446 2682
N-ds 22-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 28-1/2 32-1/2 34-1/2 34-1/2 20-3/4 22-3/4 22-3/4 24-3/4 24-3/4 30-3/4 34-3/4 44-3/4 46-3/4 54-3/4 62-3/4
22 Wtj (plf) 9 10 11 12 12 14 15 17 20 21 22 23 24 29 30 33 38 39 44
W360 (plf) 366 472 526 648 790 898 984 1136 1155 1286 1419 1568 1583 1781 1907 2212 2461 2489 2750
N-ds 22-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 28-1/2 24-1/2 28-1/2 30-1/2 34-1/2 20-3/4 20-3/4 22-3/4 22-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 30-3/4 38-3/4 44-3/4 46-3/4 54-3/4
24 Wtj (plf) 9 9 10 11 12 13 15 16 20 20 21 22 23 28 29 31 35 39 44
W360 (plf) 383 484 575 663 870 940 1023 1167 1261 1297 1426 1575 1605 1834 1969 2332 2450 2696 3015
N-ds 22-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 34-1/2 18-3/4 20-3/4 20-3/4 22-3/4 22-3/4 24-3/4 28-3/4 36-3/4 38-3/4 46-3/4 52-3/4
26 Wtj (plf) 9 10 10 11 12 13 15 16 19 20 20 21 22 24 28 29 34 38 42
W360 (plf) 401 494 594 672 857 966 1034 1189 1269 1396 1433 1558 1728 1915 2020 2352 2493 2674 2936
N-ds 22-1/2 22-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 18-5/8 32-1/2 18-3/4 18-3/4 20-3/4 20-3/4 22-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 30-3/4 36-3/4 40-3/4 46-3/4
28 Wtj (plf) 9 10 10 11 12 14 15 16 18 20 20 21 22 25 26 28 32 38 42
W360 (plf) 424 509 596 686 854 1021 1108 1199 1273 1402 1526 1554 1687 1807 2094 2347 2489 2847 3147
N-ds 22-1/2 22-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 22-1/2 18-5/8 18-5/8 20-5/8 16-3/4 18-3/4 18-3/4 20-3/4 20-3/4 22-3/4 26-3/4 30-3/4 34-3/4 38-3/4 46-3/4
30 Wtj (plf) 9 9 10 11 12 14 14 16 20 20 21 21 22 23 26 28 31 35 38
W360 (plf) 424 514 637 693 867 995 1145 1151 1237 1363 1482 1603 1730 2000 2124 2275 2649 2798 3000
N-ds 20-1/2 22-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 20-1/2 16-5/8 24-1/2 18-5/8 14-3/4 18-3/4 18-3/4 18-3/4 20-3/4 22-3/4 24-3/4 28-3/4 30-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4
Bridging Rows 2 1
Joist weights to the left of the heavy red line have 2 1/2 inch depth bearings. Joist weights between the heavy red and black lines have 5 inch depth bearings.
Joist weights between the heavy black and blue lines require 7 1/2 inch depth bearings.

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WEIGHT TABLE AND DESIGN GUIDE Based on Allowable Tensile Stress of 30,000 psi
VULCRAFT COMPOSITE STEEL JOISTS, VC SERIES

Joist Joist Slab Design


Span Depth Light Weight Concrete ( 110 pcf ) f 'c = 3.0 ksi
tc (in) 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25
hr (in) 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0
Js (ft) 3.5 4.0 4.0 4.5 5.0 6.0 6.5 7.0 8.0 8.5 9.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 11.0 12.0 12.0 12.0
Total Uniformly Distributed Joist Load in Pounds Per Linear Foot
TL 400 500 600 700 800 900 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1800 2000 2200 2400 2700 3000
(ft) (in)
36 14 Wtj (plf) 11 12 15 16 18 20 22 23 27 28 29 33 36 37 41 51 55 62 74
W360 (plf) 270 308 370 410 592 666 709 769 887 963 975 1059 1184 1195 1309 1517 1519 1655 1895
N-ds 26-1/2 30-1/2 36-1/2 40-1/2 42-1/2 46-1/2 52-1/2 36-5/8 30-3/4 32-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 44-3/4 52-3/4 68-3/4 68-3/4 68-3/4 68-3/4
16 Wtj (plf) 10 11 13 15 16 18 20 21 24 26 27 29 34 37 39 43 45 56 60
W360 (plf) 281 341 407 470 613 747 822 827 933 1012 1096 1171 1292 1435 1444 1755 1763 2014 2013
N-ds 24-1/2 28-1/2 34-1/2 40-1/2 34-1/2 42-1/2 46-1/2 30-5/8 24-3/4 26-3/4 30-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 44-3/4 60-3/4 62-3/4 68-3/4 68-3/4
18 Wtj (plf) 10 11 13 14 14 17 19 20 23 24 26 27 29 34 39 41 46 50 57
W360 (plf) 299 408 460 537 680 807 899 981 1032 1109 1201 1293 1384 1523 1708 1900 2078 2178 2364
N-ds 24-1/2 26-1/2 30-1/2 34-1/2 32-1/2 38-1/2 42-1/2 46-1/2 22-3/4 26-3/4 26-3/4 30-3/4 32-3/4 38-3/4 44-3/4 52-3/4 60-3/4 68-3/4 68-3/4
20 Wtj (plf) 9 11 12 13 14 16 17 20 22 23 25 26 28 31 34 36 40 47 52
W360 (plf) 349 398 473 545 725 862 939 1008 1079 1185 1271 1372 1484 1576 1759 1913 2139 2378 2490
N-ds 22-1/2 24-1/2 28-1/2 32-1/2 30-1/2 36-1/2 38-1/2 28-5/8 20-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 26-3/4 30-3/4 32-3/4 38-3/4 46-3/4 54-3/4 60-3/4 68-3/4
22 Wtj (plf) 9 10 12 13 13 15 17 18 22 22 23 25 26 29 31 36 37 42 49
W360 (plf) 369 437 537 593 768 901 988 1071 1208 1227 1349 1430 1547 1655 1795 2140 2149 2405 2681
N-ds 22-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 30-1/2 28-1/2 34-1/2 36-1/2 38-1/2 20-3/4 20-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 26-3/4 30-3/4 34-3/4 44-3/4 46-3/4 54-3/4 62-3/4
24 Wtj (plf) 9 10 11 12 13 15 16 17 21 22 22 24 25 28 30 33 37 42 49
W360 (plf) 369 460 554 627 803 937 1024 1099 1220 1357 1375 1501 1597 1708 1861 2136 2358 2643 2967
N-ds 22-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 26-1/2 30-1/2 32-1/2 36-1/2 18-3/4 20-3/4 22-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 28-3/4 32-3/4 38-3/4 44-3/4 54-3/4 60-3/4
26 Wtj (plf) 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 20 21 22 23 24 27 30 32 36 39 44
W360 (plf) 407 473 551 688 827 963 1052 1118 1242 1350 1503 1511 1658 1753 2047 2191 2379 2593 2896
N-ds 22-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 28-1/2 24-1/2 28-1/2 30-1/2 32-1/2 18-3/4 18-3/4 20-3/4 20-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 30-3/4 36-3/4 38-3/4 46-3/4 54-3/4
28 Wtj (plf) 9 10 11 12 13 14 14 17 19 20 22 23 23 27 29 32 36 39 44
W360 (plf) 419 517 603 686 907 977 1066 1125 1242 1368 1485 1635 1653 1820 2068 2361 2555 2802 3139
N-ds 22-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 22-5/8 18-3/4 18-3/4 20-3/4 20-3/4 22-3/4 24-3/4 28-3/4 36-3/4 38-3/4 44-3/4 54-3/4
30 Wtj (plf) 9 10 10 12 13 14 14 16 19 20 21 22 23 25 28 31 35 37 42
W360 (plf) 414 522 610 692 869 985 1069 1230 1312 1450 1475 1608 1771 1963 2078 2367 2557 2716 3015
N-ds 22-1/2 22-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 24-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 30-1/2 16-3/4 18-3/4 18-3/4 20-3/4 20-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 30-3/4 36-3/4 40-3/4 46-3/4
38 16 Wtj (plf) 10 12 14 16 18 20 21 24 27 28 29 33 36 37 41 49 51 60 70
W360 (plf) 261 326 373 441 623 702 744 807 925 1003 1018 1120 1254 1270 1389 1611 1611 1752 2010
N-ds 26-1/2 30-1/2 36-1/2 42-1/2 44-1/2 46-1/2 50-1/2 36-5/8 30-3/4 32-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 44-3/4 50-3/4 70-3/4 70-3/4 72-3/4 72-3/4
18 Wtj (plf) 10 12 13 15 16 18 20 22 25 26 27 29 34 37 39 43 49 55 67
W360 (plf) 291 374 421 494 630 758 842 899 949 1033 1124 1217 1330 1502 1506 1813 1904 2086 2374
N-ds 24-1/2 30-1/2 34-1/2 38-1/2 34-1/2 42-1/2 46-1/2 32-5/8 26-3/4 28-3/4 30-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 44-3/4 44-3/4 58-3/4 70-3/4 72-3/4 72-3/4
20 Wtj (plf) 10 11 13 14 16 17 19 21 23 25 26 28 31 34 39 40 45 52 57
W360 (plf) 319 416 469 547 726 810 898 986 1031 1112 1208 1312 1393 1553 1742 1899 2085 2212 2416
N-ds 24-1/2 26-1/2 32-1/2 34-1/2 34-1/2 38-1/2 42-1/2 30-5/8 22-3/4 26-3/4 26-3/4 30-3/4 32-3/4 38-3/4 44-3/4 52-3/4 60-3/4 70-3/4 72-3/4
22 Wtj (plf) 10 11 12 14 15 17 18 20 23 23 25 26 30 31 36 41 42 49 52
W360 (plf) 345 435 512 592 719 851 933 1029 1152 1185 1272 1377 1479 1586 1766 2141 2143 2376 2510
N-ds 24-1/2 26-1/2 30-1/2 32-1/2 30-1/2 34-1/2 38-1/2 30-5/8 22-3/4 22-3/4 26-3/4 28-3/4 30-3/4 32-3/4 38-3/4 52-3/4 52-3/4 62-3/4 70-3/4
24 Wtj (plf) 10 10 12 13 14 16 17 19 22 23 23 25 26 30 34 36 40 49 48
W360 (plf) 360 433 538 629 754 881 966 1047 1177 1303 1337 1433 1545 1653 1986 2133 2381 2630 2623
N-ds 24-1/2 24-1/2 28-1/2 30-1/2 30-1/2 32-1/2 34-1/2 26-5/8 22-3/4 22-3/4 22-3/4 26-3/4 28-3/4 30-3/4 36-3/4 44-3/4 50-3/4 60-3/4 62-3/4
26 Wtj (plf) 10 10 11 13 14 15 17 19 21 23 23 25 25 30 32 36 37 45 51
W360 (plf) 376 452 540 649 830 904 984 1072 1167 1309 1462 1485 1585 1809 1975 2331 2332 2640 2889
N-ds 24-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 30-1/2 28-1/2 30-1/2 32-1/2 24-5/8 22-3/4 22-3/4 22-3/4 22-3/4 26-3/4 30-3/4 32-3/4 44-3/4 44-3/4 52-3/4 62-3/4
28 Wtj (plf) 10 10 11 13 15 15 17 19 20 23 23 25 25 28 31 33 37 45 49
W360 (plf) 392 496 548 666 827 935 1059 1168 1179 1292 1443 1546 1622 1821 2006 2277 2512 2843 2855
N-ds 24-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 18-5/8 28-1/2 22-5/8 24-5/8 20-3/4 22-3/4 22-3/4 22-3/4 22-3/4 28-3/4 30-3/4 38-3/4 44-3/4 52-3/4 54-3/4
30 Wtj (plf) 9 10 11 12 14 14 16 17 20 23 24 25 26 27 30 33 36 41 45
W360 (plf) 400 494 586 658 842 945 1073 1161 1246 1364 1512 1535 1676 1810 1971 2257 2396 2669 2987
N-ds 24-1/2 24-1/2 24-1/2 28-1/2 18-5/8 28-1/2 30-1/2 22-5/8 18-3/4 22-3/4 22-3/4 22-3/4 22-3/4 26-3/4 30-3/4 34-3/4 38-3/4 44-3/4 54-3/4
33 Wtj (plf) 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 17 20 21 22 22 23 27 28 31 35 40 41
W360 (plf) 411 506 590 699 875 946 1139 1226 1295 1422 1551 1584 1758 1933 2056 2322 2534 3003 2978
N-ds 24-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 26-1/2 22-1/2 18-5/8 28-1/2 30-1/2 18-3/4 20-3/4 20-3/4 20-3/4 22-3/4 24-3/4 28-3/4 30-3/4 34-3/4 44-3/4 48-3/4
Bridging Rows 2 1
Joist weights to the left of the heavy red line have 2 1/2 inch depth bearings. Joist weights between the heavy red and black lines have 5 inch depth bearings.
Joist weights between the heavy black and blue lines require 7 1/2 inch depth bearings.

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WEIGHT TABLE AND DESIGN GUIDE Based on Allowable Tensile Stress of 30,000 psi
VULCRAFT COMPOSITE STEEL JOISTS, VC SERIES

Joist Joist Slab Design


Span Depth Light Weight Concrete ( 110 pcf ) f 'c = 3.0 ksi
tc (in) 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25
hr (in) 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0
Js (ft) 3.5 4.0 4.0 4.5 5.0 6.0 6.5 7.0 8.0 8.5 9.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 11.0 12.0 12.0 12.0
Total Uniformly Distributed Joist Load in Pounds Per Linear Foot
TL 400 500 600 700 800 900 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1800 2000 2200 2400 2700 3000
(ft) (in)
40 16 Wtj (plf) 11 13 16 17 18 21 23 26 28 31 33 36 37 41 47 56 58 70 81
W360 (plf) 251 306 369 414 544 637 689 746 860 958 966 1104 1110 1222 1280 1548 1543 1778 1819
N-ds 30-1/2 32-1/2 40-1/2 44-1/2 42-1/2 50-1/2 36-5/8 38-5/8 32-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 44-3/4 50-3/4 56-3/4 76-3/4 76-3/4 76-3/4 76-3/4
18 Wtj (plf) 10 12 14 16 18 20 22 24 27 28 31 33 36 39 43 49 54 65 70
W360 (plf) 274 346 392 461 642 720 763 829 950 1028 1146 1166 1307 1316 1447 1683 1843 2102 2112
N-ds 28-1/2 30-1/2 36-1/2 42-1/2 42-1/2 46-1/2 34-5/8 36-5/8 28-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 44-3/4 50-3/4 68-3/4 76-3/4 76-3/4 76-3/4
20 Wtj (plf) 10 12 13 15 17 19 22 23 26 27 27 29 33 39 39 45 49 57 67
W360 (plf) 299 381 431 508 689 779 835 897 1019 1117 1137 1241 1357 1546 1540 1855 1944 2133 2452
N-ds 26-1/2 28-1/2 34-1/2 38-1/2 38-1/2 42-1/2 30-5/8 34-5/8 26-3/4 30-3/4 30-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 44-3/4 44-3/4 58-3/4 68-3/4 76-3/4 76-3/4
22 Wtj (plf) 10 12 13 14 16 18 21 22 25 26 27 28 31 34 38 40 47 52 57
W360 (plf) 328 417 468 550 729 812 873 967 1084 1180 1287 1320 1391 1564 1749 1897 2105 2213 2427
N-ds 24-1/2 28-1/2 32-1/2 36-1/2 34-1/2 38-1/2 28-5/8 30-5/8 26-3/4 26-3/4 30-3/4 30-3/4 32-3/4 38-3/4 44-3/4 54-3/4 58-3/4 68-3/4 76-3/4
24 Wtj (plf) 10 11 13 14 15 17 18 21 23 25 26 26 29 34 36 40 42 48 54
W360 (plf) 350 433 505 580 760 843 917 999 1147 1232 1338 1369 1457 1741 1748 2111 2117 2324 2484
N-ds 24-1/2 26-1/2 30-1/2 34-1/2 32-1/2 34-1/2 38-1/2 28-5/8 24-3/4 26-3/4 26-3/4 28-3/4 30-3/4 36-3/4 38-3/4 52-3/4 54-3/4 60-3/4 70-3/4
26 Wtj (plf) 9 11 12 13 15 16 18 21 22 24 25 27 29 32 36 37 42 49 54
W360 (plf) 365 451 532 607 789 865 1011 1102 1161 1287 1389 1510 1498 1744 1944 2070 2320 2600 2750
N-ds 24-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 32-1/2 32-1/2 32-1/2 38-1/2 28-5/8 22-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 26-3/4 28-3/4 32-3/4 38-3/4 44-3/4 52-3/4 58-3/4 68-3/4
28 Wtj (plf) 9 10 12 14 14 16 18 19 22 23 24 26 29 30 33 38 42 46 51
W360 (plf) 374 472 533 622 804 947 1017 1117 1266 1292 1428 1548 1635 1785 1906 2260 2536 2565 2806
N-ds 24-1/2 24-1/2 28-1/2 30-5/8 28-1/2 32-1/2 24-5/8 26-5/8 20-3/4 22-3/4 24-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 30-3/4 34-3/4 44-3/4 50-3/4 54-3/4 62-3/4
30 Wtj (plf) 9 10 12 14 14 15 17 19 21 23 23 25 28 30 34 36 40 46 51
W360 (plf) 408 485 586 639 814 954 1037 1131 1251 1395 1424 1578 1653 1796 2071 2206 2451 2755 3031
N-ds 24-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 28-5/8 26-1/2 32-1/2 32-1/2 24-5/8 20-3/4 20-3/4 22-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 28-3/4 32-3/4 38-3/4 44-3/4 54-3/4 60-3/4
33 Wtj (plf) 9 10 11 12 14 15 16 18 21 22 23 24 27 29 33 35 37 42 49
W360 (plf) 380 505 588 680 852 987 1069 1142 1282 1412 1548 1583 1707 1851 2121 2246 2396 2682 3025
N-ds 24-1/2 24-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 24-1/2 28-1/2 32-1/2 22-5/8 20-3/4 20-3/4 22-3/4 22-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 30-3/4 34-3/4 40-3/4 44-3/4 54-3/4
42 16 Wtj (plf) 12 15 17 19 20 23 26 27 32 33 36 38 41 48 52 58 69 73 90
W360 (plf) 241 299 348 387 512 590 645 696 818 836 948 971 1069 1124 1228 1369 1574 1585 1723
N-ds 30-1/2 36-1/2 44-1/2 52-1/2 46-1/2 36-5/8 38-5/8 42-5/8 36-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 42-3/4 50-3/4 56-3/4 64-3/4 80-3/4 80-3/4 80-3/4 80-3/4
18 Wtj (plf) 12 13 16 18 20 22 24 27 28 31 33 36 37 42 47 54 56 70 78
W360 (plf) 261 319 389 439 612 660 720 771 891 997 1003 1151 1159 1275 1345 1620 1626 1863 1933
N-ds 30-1/2 34-1/2 40-1/2 48-1/2 46-1/2 32-5/8 38-5/8 28-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 42-3/4 50-3/4 56-3/4 80-3/4 80-3/4 80-3/4 80-3/4
20 Wtj (plf) 11 13 14 17 19 21 22 24 27 29 34 34 37 39 44 51 55 66 70
W360 (plf) 309 360 407 476 656 737 784 851 978 1052 1174 1196 1344 1353 1488 1741 1903 2184 2182
N-ds 28-1/2 32-1/2 36-1/2 42-1/2 42-1/2 46-1/2 32-5/8 36-5/8 30-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 44-3/4 50-3/4 68-3/4 80-3/4 80-3/4 80-3/4
22 Wtj (plf) 10 12 14 16 17 19 21 23 26 27 29 34 34 39 44 47 50 58 67
W360 (plf) 303 390 445 515 687 776 852 911 1034 1135 1228 1363 1379 1547 1700 1863 1993 2175 2512
N-ds 26-1/2 30-1/2 34-1/2 38-1/2 40-1/2 42-1/2 30-5/8 32-5/8 26-3/4 30-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 50-3/4 58-3/4 66-3/4 80-3/4 80-3/4
24 Wtj (plf) 10 12 13 15 17 18 20 22 25 26 28 31 31 36 41 44 49 52 62
W360 (plf) 327 416 476 550 718 799 883 973 1084 1182 1292 1383 1399 1554 1739 1896 2084 2237 2444
N-ds 28-1/2 28-1/2 32-1/2 36-1/2 34-1/2 40-1/2 28-5/8 30-5/8 24-3/4 26-3/4 30-3/4 32-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 44-3/4 52-3/4 60-3/4 70-3/4 80-3/4
26 Wtj (plf) 10 11 13 15 16 18 20 21 24 25 26 28 31 36 41 43 48 52 62
W360 (plf) 345 433 503 578 740 823 993 993 1124 1221 1332 1463 1540 1723 1931 2092 2309 2464 2705
N-ds 26-1/2 28-1/2 30-1/2 34-1/2 32-1/2 34-1/2 28-5/8 28-5/8 24-3/4 26-3/4 28-3/4 30-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 52-3/4 58-3/4 68-3/4 80-3/4
28 Wtj (plf) 10 11 12 15 15 18 20 21 24 25 26 27 30 32 37 40 45 50 54
W360 (plf) 382 445 523 592 773 900 989 1085 1222 1226 1355 1488 1573 1710 1904 2286 2283 2505 2703
N-ds 26-1/2 26-1/2 30-1/2 32-5/8 30-1/2 34-1/2 26-5/8 28-5/8 22-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 26-3/4 30-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 50-3/4 52-3/4 60-3/4 70-3/4
30 Wtj (plf) 10 11 12 15 15 17 18 21 24 25 26 27 29 32 37 39 43 50 53
W360 (plf) 387 462 567 642 832 903 999 1046 1197 1318 1347 1468 1580 1714 2039 2176 2450 2680 2696
N-ds 26-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 32-5/8 30-1/2 32-1/2 24-5/8 26-5/8 22-3/4 22-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 28-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 44-3/4 50-3/4 60-3/4 62-3/4
33 Wtj (plf) 10 11 12 13 14 16 17 19 22 23 24 25 28 31 34 38 40 47 51
W360 (plf) 405 485 577 653 818 960 1036 1124 1231 1370 1511 1548 1625 1917 2038 2400 2412 2747 3001
N-ds 26-1/2 26-1/2 28-1/2 30-1/2 26-1/2 30-1/2 32-1/2 24-5/8 20-3/4 22-3/4 24-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 30-3/4 34-3/4 42-3/4 44-3/4 52-3/4 60-3/4
Bridging Rows 2 1
Joist weights to the left of the heavy red line have 2 1/2 inch depth bearings. Joist weights between the heavy red and black lines have 5 inch depth bearings.
Joist weights between the heavy black and blue lines require 7 1/2 inch depth bearings.

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WEIGHT TABLE AND DESIGN GUIDE Based on Allowable Tensile Stress of 30,000 psi
VULCRAFT COMPOSITE STEEL JOISTS, VC SERIES

Joist Joist Slab Design


Span Depth Light Weight Concrete ( 110 pcf ) f 'c = 3.0 ksi
tc (in) 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25
hr (in) 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0
Js (ft) 3.5 4.0 4.0 4.5 5.0 6.0 6.5 7.0 8.0 8.5 9.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 11.0 12.0 12.0 12.0
Total Uniformly Distributed Joist Load in Pounds Per Linear Foot
TL 400 500 600 700 800 900 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1800 2000 2200 2400 2700 3000
(ft) (in)
44 18 Wtj (plf) 12 15 17 19 20 23 26 27 31 33 36 38 41 47 52 56 66 73 90
W360 (plf) 255 321 373 416 541 623 677 734 868 876 997 1016 1122 1185 1299 1454 1672 1672 1838
N-ds 32-1/2 36-1/2 44-1/2 50-1/2 46-1/2 36-5/8 38-5/8 42-5/8 36-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 56-3/4 64-3/4 78-3/4 84-3/4 84-3/4 84-3/4
20 Wtj (plf) 11 13 15 18 20 23 24 26 28 31 33 36 39 44 49 53 57 70 78
W360 (plf) 273 333 381 457 630 673 734 810 914 1028 1031 1185 1198 1319 1398 1689 1687 1956 2042
N-ds 30-1/2 34-1/2 40-1/2 44-1/2 46-1/2 32-5/8 36-5/8 38-5/8 32-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 42-3/4 50-3/4 56-3/4 78-3/4 78-3/4 84-3/4 84-3/4
22 Wtj (plf) 11 13 15 17 19 22 23 24 27 29 33 34 37 41 43 49 55 66 71
W360 (plf) 317 365 442 491 668 733 789 868 979 1063 1178 1207 1363 1501 1505 1757 1932 2232 2258
N-ds 28-1/2 32-1/2 38-1/2 42-1/2 44-1/2 30-5/8 32-5/8 36-5/8 30-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 50-3/4 68-3/4 78-3/4 84-3/4 84-3/4
24 Wtj (plf) 11 13 15 16 17 19 22 23 26 28 31 33 34 39 43 47 52 58 68
W360 (plf) 330 395 443 523 690 777 843 917 1028 1121 1202 1360 1368 1540 1693 1855 1984 2182 2538
N-ds 26-1/2 30-1/2 36-1/2 40-1/2 38-1/2 44-1/2 30-5/8 32-5/8 26-3/4 30-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 50-3/4 58-3/4 68-3/4 78-3/4 84-3/4
26 Wtj (plf) 10 12 15 16 17 19 21 23 25 26 30 31 34 39 41 47 49 58 61
W360 (plf) 331 421 498 548 716 863 863 957 1068 1161 1251 1368 1525 1724 1717 2077 2087 2434 2439
N-ds 26-1/2 30-1/2 34-1/2 38-1/2 34-1/2 42-1/2 30-5/8 30-5/8 26-3/4 26-3/4 30-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 44-3/4 58-3/4 58-3/4 78-3/4 80-3/4
28 Wtj (plf) 10 12 15 16 17 18 20 23 24 26 29 30 32 36 41 44 49 54 61
W360 (plf) 371 467 513 605 786 869 964 1057 1110 1196 1276 1411 1514 1687 1897 2066 2276 2436 2671
N-ds 26-1/2 28-1/2 32-5/8 36-1/2 34-1/2 38-1/2 30-5/8 30-5/8 24-3/4 26-3/4 28-3/4 30-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 52-3/4 58-3/4 68-3/4 78-3/4
30 Wtj (plf) 10 12 13 16 17 18 19 22 24 26 29 29 31 36 38 43 46 48 58
W360 (plf) 384 468 538 595 794 883 964 1062 1212 1301 1390 1422 1542 1841 1846 2229 2243 2484 2645
N-ds 26-1/2 28-1/2 30-1/2 34-1/2 32-1/2 34-1/2 26-5/8 30-5/8 24-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 28-3/4 30-3/4 36-3/4 38-3/4 50-3/4 52-3/4 60-3/4 68-3/4
33 Wtj (plf) 10 11 13 16 17 17 19 21 23 24 28 29 29 34 36 40 46 48 55
W360 (plf) 378 476 591 656 825 923 1004 1087 1235 1366 1458 1492 1593 1852 2071 2231 2481 2722 2964
N-ds 26-1/2 26-1/2 30-1/2 32-5/8 22-5/8 32-1/2 24-5/8 28-5/8 22-3/4 22-3/4 24-3/4 24-3/4 28-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 50-3/4 58-3/4 68-3/4
36 Wtj (plf) 10 11 12 14 16 17 19 21 22 24 25 27 29 33 36 40 42 47 55
W360 (plf) 410 489 594 658 848 942 1097 1188 1225 1366 1515 1522 1640 1886 2016 2397 2402 2735 2990
N-ds 26-1/2 26-1/2 30-1/2 32-1/2 20-5/8 30-1/2 24-5/8 26-5/8 20-3/4 22-3/4 22-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 30-3/4 32-3/4 42-3/4 44-3/4 52-3/4 60-3/4
46 18 Wtj (plf) 13 16 17 21 23 25 28 30 36 36 40 41 45 50 60 66 70 86 99
W360 (plf) 241 303 332 382 531 594 634 713 852 870 963 993 1048 1152 1326 1483 1503 1652 1845
N-ds 34-1/2 40-1/2 46-1/2 58-1/2 54-1/2 38-5/8 30-3/4 50-5/8 42-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 48-3/4 54-3/4 62-3/4 80-3/4 88-3/4 88-3/4 88-3/4 88-3/4
20 Wtj (plf) 13 14 16 19 21 24 26 28 32 33 36 38 41 47 54 55 66 74 86
W360 (plf) 267 320 364 438 561 649 705 760 904 909 1032 1056 1166 1240 1357 1510 1746 1750 1940
N-ds 32-1/2 36-1/2 42-1/2 50-1/2 48-1/2 36-5/8 38-5/8 32-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 56-3/4 64-3/4 76-3/4 88-3/4 88-3/4 88-3/4
22 Wtj (plf) 11 13 15 18 21 22 24 27 29 34 34 37 39 43 51 56 58 67 78
W360 (plf) 284 347 398 475 644 702 762 819 939 1050 1060 1217 1225 1347 1439 1738 1761 2026 2086
N-ds 30-1/2 34-1/2 40-1/2 46-1/2 48-1/2 32-5/8 36-5/8 30-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 42-3/4 50-3/4 56-3/4 76-3/4 78-3/4 88-3/4 88-3/4
24 Wtj (plf) 11 13 15 17 19 21 23 26 28 29 33 34 39 44 51 49 55 69 71
W360 (plf) 322 373 456 500 675 755 810 874 995 1080 1197 1228 1385 1523 1629 1779 1974 2306 2274
N-ds 30-1/2 32-1/2 38-1/2 42-1/2 42-1/2 30-5/8 32-5/8 36-5/8 30-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 54-3/4 66-3/4 76-3/4 88-3/4 88-3/4
26 Wtj (plf) 11 13 15 16 18 21 23 26 28 28 31 34 36 41 47 47 52 62 68
W360 (plf) 331 396 483 527 689 778 847 961 1030 1125 1197 1367 1377 1549 1705 1848 1999 2216 2558
N-ds 28-1/2 32-1/2 36-1/2 40-1/2 38-1/2 30-5/8 32-5/8 26-3/4 26-3/4 30-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 50-3/4 60-3/4 66-3/4 78-3/4 88-3/4
28 Wtj (plf) 11 12 14 16 18 21 23 25 28 28 30 31 34 41 43 46 51 62 67
W360 (plf) 342 412 499 586 760 859 927 991 1105 1236 1232 1349 1512 1714 1714 2013 2177 2427 2790
N-ds 28-1/2 30-1/2 34-1/2 38-1/2 38-1/2 28-5/8 30-5/8 24-3/4 26-3/4 28-3/4 30-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 44-3/4 58-3/4 66-3/4 76-3/4 88-3/4
30 Wtj (plf) 11 12 14 15 18 19 23 25 27 28 30 30 33 37 42 45 50 56 64
W360 (plf) 360 461 511 601 768 852 915 1011 1132 1232 1342 1374 1470 1645 1841 1985 2202 2375 2602
N-ds 28-1/2 30-1/2 32-1/2 36-1/2 36-1/2 26-5/8 28-5/8 30-5/8 26-3/4 26-3/4 28-3/4 30-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 52-3/4 60-3/4 68-3/4 78-3/4
33 Wtj (plf) 11 12 13 16 16 19 20 22 24 26 29 30 31 36 38 44 46 51 58
W360 (plf) 387 479 556 632 809 891 978 1076 1220 1325 1408 1554 1567 1864 1869 2257 2252 2516 2689
N-ds 28-1/2 28-1/2 32-1/2 34-5/8 34-1/2 24-5/8 26-5/8 28-5/8 24-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 28-3/4 30-3/4 36-3/4 38-3/4 50-3/4 50-3/4 60-3/4 68-3/4
36 Wtj (plf) 10 12 13 15 16 18 20 21 23 24 26 29 29 34 38 40 44 52 57
W360 (plf) 394 482 586 676 847 890 975 1077 1220 1355 1473 1564 1585 1827 2029 2177 2463 2764 2918
N-ds 28-1/2 30-1/2 30-1/2 32-1/2 30-1/2 22-5/8 24-5/8 28-5/8 22-3/4 22-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 26-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 50-3/4 58-3/4 68-3/4
Bridging Rows 2 1
Joist weights to the left of the heavy red line have 2 1/2 inch depth bearings. Joist weights between the heavy red and black lines have 5 inch depth bearings.
Joist weights between the heavy black and blue lines require 7 1/2 inch depth bearings.

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WEIGHT TABLE AND DESIGN GUIDE Based on Allowable Tensile Stress of 30,000 psi
VULCRAFT COMPOSITE STEEL JOISTS, VC SERIES

Joist Joist Slab Design


Span Depth Light Weight Concrete ( 110 pcf ) f 'c = 3.0 ksi
tc (in) 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25
hr (in) 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0
Js (ft) 3.5 4.0 4.0 4.5 5.0 6.0 6.5 7.0 8.0 8.5 9.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 11.0 12.0 12.0 12.0
Total Uniformly Distributed Joist Load in Pounds Per Linear Foot
TL 400 500 600 700 800 900 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1800 2000 2200 2400 2700 3000
(ft) (in)
48 20 Wtj (plf) 13 15 18 21 24 25 27 31 36 36 40 41 47 53 60 65 69 81 98
W360 (plf) 255 301 350 408 548 615 669 748 889 909 1015 1037 1106 1214 1393 1547 1577 1640 1956
N-ds 32-1/2 38-1/2 46-1/2 52-1/2 36-5/8 40-5/8 42-5/8 48-5/8 42-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 48-3/4 54-3/4 62-3/4 78-3/4 92-3/4 92-3/4 92-3/4 92-3/4
22 Wtj (plf) 12 14 17 19 21 24 26 28 31 33 37 38 41 49 53 55 66 70 86
W360 (plf) 283 328 379 458 574 661 725 785 927 935 1060 1086 1196 1283 1396 1548 1823 1827 2022
N-ds 32-1/2 36-1/2 42-1/2 48-1/2 46-1/2 36-5/8 40-5/8 42-5/8 36-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 54-3/4 64-3/4 76-3/4 92-3/4 92-3/4 92-3/4
24 Wtj (plf) 12 14 16 18 21 22 24 27 29 33 34 38 39 43 49 55 64 68 78
W360 (plf) 292 356 434 488 646 712 775 837 950 1059 1076 1231 1236 1361 1450 1753 2077 2085 2174
N-ds 30-1/2 34-1/2 40-1/2 46-1/2 30-5/8 32-5/8 56-1/2 40-5/8 32-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 56-3/4 76-3/4 92-3/4 92-3/4 92-3/4
26 Wtj (plf) 12 13 16 17 19 22 24 27 28 31 34 36 38 43 51 52 57 67 72
W360 (plf) 330 378 459 508 680 748 806 941 998 1075 1209 1239 1384 1522 1643 1783 2000 2314 2336
N-ds 30-1/2 32-1/2 38-1/2 42-1/2 42-1/2 30-5/8 34-5/8 40-5/8 30-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 54-3/4 68-3/4 76-3/4 92-3/4 92-3/4
28 Wtj (plf) 11 13 16 17 18 21 24 26 28 31 32 36 37 41 47 52 54 61 72
W360 (plf) 335 395 470 566 688 837 893 970 1105 1183 1206 1368 1367 1540 1699 1965 2008 2205 2575
N-ds 28-1/2 32-1/2 36-5/8 40-1/2 40-1/2 30-5/8 32-5/8 38-5/8 28-3/4 32-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 50-3/4 64-3/4 68-3/4 78-3/4 92-3/4
30 Wtj (plf) 11 13 16 17 18 21 23 25 27 30 31 35 37 41 47 47 52 61 68
W360 (plf) 345 433 490 583 752 849 930 999 1125 1211 1308 1500 1502 1688 1854 1999 2184 2404 2804
N-ds 28-1/2 30-1/2 34-5/8 40-1/2 38-1/2 28-5/8 30-5/8 32-5/8 26-3/4 28-3/4 30-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 58-3/4 66-3/4 76-3/4 92-3/4
33 Wtj (plf) 11 13 15 17 18 20 23 23 26 27 30 30 33 39 41 46 50 55 61
W360 (plf) 364 473 517 611 756 854 942 1068 1185 1292 1371 1414 1523 1700 1912 2028 2270 2472 2686
N-ds 28-1/2 30-1/2 34-5/8 36-5/8 26-5/8 26-5/8 24-3/4 30-5/8 24-3/4 26-3/4 28-3/4 28-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 52-3/4 56-3/4 68-3/4 78-3/4
36 Wtj (plf) 11 12 14 17 17 19 21 23 26 28 30 30 33 39 40 46 50 55 60
W360 (plf) 398 488 574 643 812 890 974 1074 1188 1309 1422 1562 1565 1866 1871 2239 2532 2515 2964
N-ds 28-1/2 30-1/2 34-1/2 36-5/8 32-1/2 26-5/8 26-5/8 22-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 28-3/4 28-3/4 28-3/4 36-3/4 38-3/4 48-3/4 56-3/4 60-3/4 76-3/4
40 Wtj (plf) 11 12 13 15 17 19 20 21 24 25 29 29 32 36 40 42 47 55 57
W360 (plf) 408 493 614 657 842 921 1010 1107 1258 1393 1476 1518 1616 1868 2065 2223 2536 2776 3032
N-ds 28-1/2 30-1/2 32-1/2 34-1/2 22-5/8 24-5/8 26-5/8 26-5/8 22-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 26-3/4 28-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 44-3/4 52-3/4 56-3/4 66-3/4

50 20 Wtj (plf) 14 16 19 23 25 27 31 34 36 40 41 46 50 62 63 69 78 90 106


W360 (plf) 243 289 335 384 529 588 656 743 803 890 908 984 1081 1247 1252 1381 1477 1573 1758
N-ds 34-1/2 42-1/2 50-1/2 58-1/2 38-5/8 42-5/8 34-3/4 40-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 48-3/4 54-3/4 62-3/4 78-3/4 78-3/4 96-3/4 96-3/4 96-3/4 96-3/4
22 Wtj (plf) 13 15 18 22 24 26 27 31 36 36 41 41 47 54 63 65 70 78 98
W360 (plf) 267 317 366 425 574 641 698 778 924 944 1046 1077 1139 1255 1450 1591 1627 1706 2029
N-ds 34-1/2 38-1/2 46-1/2 54-1/2 36-5/8 38-5/8 42-5/8 34-3/4 42-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 48-3/4 54-3/4 62-3/4 78-3/4 96-3/4 96-3/4 96-3/4 96-3/4
24 Wtj (plf) 13 14 17 20 22 24 26 28 34 36 37 41 43 50 53 65 69 75 83
W360 (plf) 287 342 392 468 619 683 746 808 941 1071 1091 1221 1221 1305 1434 1827 1855 1946 2084
N-ds 32-1/2 36-1/2 44-1/2 50-1/2 32-5/8 36-5/8 38-5/8 42-5/8 36-3/4 42-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 48-3/4 54-3/4 64-3/4 96-3/4 96-3/4 96-3/4 96-3/4
26 Wtj (plf) 12 14 17 19 20 23 26 28 30 33 37 38 41 46 49 55 69 69 76
W360 (plf) 293 363 443 493 664 719 781 908 965 1069 1222 1241 1247 1374 1466 1765 2094 2099 2208
N-ds 32-1/2 36-1/2 42-1/2 46-1/2 46-1/2 32-5/8 36-5/8 42-5/8 32-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 42-3/4 42-3/4 50-3/4 56-3/4 76-3/4 96-3/4 96-3/4 96-3/4
28 Wtj (plf) 12 14 16 20 20 22 26 28 30 33 35 38 39 46 49 52 60 67 72
W360 (plf) 331 404 462 549 679 749 866 924 1065 1178 1202 1369 1382 1524 1620 1770 1988 2312 2324
N-ds 32-1/2 34-1/2 40-1/2 44-1/2 42-1/2 32-5/8 36-5/8 38-5/8 30-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 54-3/4 66-3/4 76-3/4 96-3/4 96-3/4
30 Wtj (plf) 12 14 15 17 20 22 26 27 30 31 35 36 40 42 48 53 60 67 72
W360 (plf) 331 419 477 567 739 820 869 947 1075 1166 1316 1347 1513 1511 1657 1927 2161 2531 2554
N-ds 30-1/2 32-1/2 38-1/2 42-1/2 28-5/8 32-5/8 32-5/8 36-5/8 28-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 66-3/4 74-3/4 96-3/4 96-3/4
33 Wtj (plf) 11 13 15 17 19 22 23 25 27 30 32 36 36 41 47 49 55 61 71
W360 (plf) 356 429 511 598 764 857 948 1018 1145 1232 1343 1513 1525 1720 1879 2035 2234 2451 2853
N-ds 30-1/2 32-1/2 36-1/2 40-1/2 26-5/8 28-5/8 32-5/8 32-5/8 26-3/4 28-3/4 30-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 56-3/4 66-3/4 78-3/4 96-3/4
36 Wtj (plf) 11 13 14 16 18 21 22 24 26 29 31 34 34 38 44 47 52 57 66
W360 (plf) 380 478 546 633 799 875 974 1073 1206 1275 1399 1523 1529 1700 1919 2060 2322 2468 2741
N-ds 30-1/2 32-1/2 36-1/2 38-1/2 34-1/2 28-5/8 30-5/8 32-5/8 24-3/4 26-3/4 30-3/4 32-3/4 34-3/4 38-3/4 42-3/4 50-3/4 56-3/4 68-3/4 78-3/4
40 Wtj (plf) 11 12 14 16 17 20 21 23 25 28 29 30 33 38 40 47 49 55 63
W360 (plf) 405 503 559 678 833 906 994 1101 1255 1335 1448 1498 1592 1899 1902 2288 2343 2577 2791
N-ds 30-1/2 30-1/2 32-1/2 36-1/2 32-1/2 26-5/8 28-5/8 30-5/8 24-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 28-3/4 30-3/4 36-3/4 38-3/4 50-3/4 52-3/4 58-3/4 70-3/4
Bridging Rows 3 2 1
Joist weights to the left of the heavy red line have 2 1/2 inch depth bearings. Joist weights between the heavy red and black lines have 5 inch depth bearings
Joist weights between the heavy black and blue lines require 7 1/2 inch depth bearings.

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WEIGHT TABLE AND DESIGN GUIDE Based on Allowable Tensile Stress of 30,000 psi
VULCRAFT COMPOSITE STEEL JOISTS, VC SERIES

Joist Joist Slab Design


Span Depth Light Weight Concrete ( 110 pcf ) f 'c = 3.0 ksi
tc (in) 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25
hr (in) 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0
Js (ft) 3.5 4.0 4.0 4.5 5.0 6.0 6.5 7.0 8.0 8.5 9.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 11.0 12.0 12.0 12.0
Total Uniformly Distributed Joist Load in Pounds Per Linear Foot
TL 400 500 600 700 800 900 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1800 2000 2200 2400 2700 3000
(ft) (in)
52 20 Wtj (plf) 15 17 20 24 27 30 33 35 40 41 46 52 52 60 64 77 86 99 116
W360 (plf) 232 280 314 365 500 574 654 668 782 797 854 957 959 1116 1117 1293 1416 1585 1734
N-ds 38-1/2 44-1/2 54-1/2 62-1/2 42-5/8 48-5/8 56-5/8 38-3/4 48-3/4 48-3/4 54-3/4 60-3/4 62-3/4 78-3/4 80-3/4 100-3/4 100-3/4 100-3/4 100-3/4
22 Wtj (plf) 14 16 19 23 25 27 31 34 36 41 41 46 50 55 62 66 75 86 106
W360 (plf) 256 303 354 406 546 615 684 775 829 921 939 1020 1119 1122 1301 1447 1547 1643 1829
N-ds 36-1/2 42-1/2 50-1/2 56-1/2 38-5/8 64-1/2 48-5/8 38-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 48-3/4 52-3/4 60-3/4 62-3/4 78-3/4 98-3/4 100-3/4 100-3/4 100-3/4
24 Wtj (plf) 13 16 18 22 23 26 28 32 36 37 41 44 47 55 62 65 68 83 98
W360 (plf) 278 325 380 443 589 660 709 795 944 962 1070 1104 1169 1294 1488 1644 1690 1883 2087
N-ds 34-1/2 40-1/2 46-1/2 52-1/2 36-5/8 38-5/8 42-5/8 36-3/4 40-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 48-3/4 52-3/4 62-3/4 76-3/4 98-3/4 98-3/4 100-3/4 100-3/4
26 Wtj (plf) 13 16 17 20 23 25 27 32 34 37 39 42 44 51 55 65 68 75 84
W360 (plf) 299 369 399 480 617 687 752 899 951 1083 1097 1240 1234 1330 1450 1850 1893 1988 2134
N-ds 32-1/2 38-1/2 44-1/2 50-1/2 34-5/8 36-5/8 38-5/8 36-3/4 36-3/4 40-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 48-3/4 54-3/4 62-3/4 98-3/4 98-3/4 100-3/4 100-3/4
28 Wtj (plf) 12 16 17 19 21 24 27 29 34 34 39 39 44 51 53 58 68 72 77
W360 (plf) 318 384 445 500 659 718 836 910 1057 1075 1218 1249 1375 1478 1628 1766 2090 2101 2232
N-ds 32-1/2 36-5/8 42-1/2 46-1/2 32-5/8 34-5/8 38-5/8 30-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 40-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 54-3/4 62-3/4 76-3/4 98-3/4 98-3/4 100-3/4
30 Wtj (plf) 12 16 17 19 21 23 26 29 32 34 36 39 41 46 50 56 62 68 72
W360 (plf) 333 398 462 553 673 749 861 940 1050 1187 1197 1379 1378 1515 1633 1945 1970 2317 2316
N-ds 30-1/2 34-5/8 40-1/2 44-1/2 30-5/8 32-5/8 26-3/4 28-3/4 30-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 54-3/4 74-3/4 76-3/4 98-3/4 98-3/4
33 Wtj (plf) 12 14 16 19 20 22 24 26 28 31 34 36 39 41 46 52 62 68 72
W360 (plf) 347 434 498 588 763 846 918 994 1122 1194 1354 1377 1559 1563 1709 1989 2234 2584 2609
N-ds 30-1/2 34-1/2 38-1/2 42-1/2 28-5/8 30-5/8 32-5/8 36-5/8 28-3/4 30-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 64-3/4 74-3/4 98-3/4 98-3/4
36 Wtj (plf) 11 14 15 19 20 22 23 25 28 30 32 36 36 41 50 50 54 61 72
W360 (plf) 356 489 534 597 764 876 973 1051 1184 1256 1374 1539 1555 1753 1853 2043 2250 2474 2902
N-ds 32-1/2 32-1/2 36-1/2 40-1/2 26-5/8 28-5/8 32-5/8 34-5/8 26-3/4 28-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 56-3/4 64-3/4 76-3/4 98-3/4
40 Wtj (plf) 11 14 15 18 19 21 22 24 27 29 31 32 34 38 43 47 51 58 67
W360 (plf) 390 507 573 624 802 913 1016 1117 1240 1317 1444 1492 1574 1762 1973 2114 2372 2528 2834
N-ds 30-1/2 32-1/2 34-1/2 38-1/2 24-5/8 28-5/8 30-5/8 30-5/8 26-3/4 28-3/4 28-3/4 30-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 50-3/4 58-3/4 64-3/4 78-3/4
54 22 Wtj (plf) 15 17 21 25 26 30 34 35 40 42 46 51 53 64 65 74 83 99 116
W360 (plf) 245 297 334 388 500 607 689 705 819 837 901 1008 1014 1183 1187 1346 1479 1651 1807
N-ds 38-1/2 44-1/2 52-1/2 60-5/8 38-5/8 50-5/8 40-3/4 40-3/4 46-3/4 48-3/4 52-3/4 60-3/4 62-3/4 76-3/4 80-3/4 104-3/4 104-3/4 104-3/4 104-3/4
24 Wtj (plf) 14 16 20 24 26 27 31 35 36 42 42 46 53 55 65 69 75 86 100
W360 (plf) 265 318 370 423 573 634 708 807 859 962 972 1056 1168 1163 1357 1477 1582 1694 1903
N-ds 36-1/2 42-1/2 50-1/2 58-1/2 38-5/8 42-5/8 34-3/4 40-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 48-3/4 52-3/4 60-3/4 62-3/4 78-3/4 96-3/4 104-3/4 104-3/4 104-3/4
26 Wtj (plf) 13 15 18 23 24 27 28 32 36 37 41 44 47 55 62 69 68 84 96
W360 (plf) 283 337 392 455 596 662 726 818 963 984 1090 1126 1197 1324 1523 1686 1708 1913 2145
N-ds 34-1/2 40-1/2 46-1/2 52-1/2 36-5/8 30-3/4 42-5/8 34-3/4 42-3/4 42-3/4 46-3/4 48-3/4 52-3/4 62-3/4 76-3/4 96-3/4 96-3/4 104-3/4 104-3/4
28 Wtj (plf) 13 15 18 21 23 27 28 32 34 37 39 44 44 51 57 64 68 76 85
W360 (plf) 300 375 438 487 624 688 760 912 957 1090 1104 1256 1246 1347 1462 1855 1895 2002 2150
N-ds 34-1/2 38-1/2 44-1/2 50-1/2 32-5/8 28-3/4 40-5/8 34-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 42-3/4 46-3/4 48-3/4 54-3/4 62-3/4 96-3/4 96-3/4 104-3/4 104-3/4
30 Wtj (plf) 13 15 17 21 22 27 28 30 34 35 39 40 44 50 57 59 68 72 85
W360 (plf) 319 390 451 502 653 754 824 901 1055 1072 1217 1246 1363 1465 1608 1745 2082 2100 2241
N-ds 34-1/2 36-1/2 42-1/2 48-1/2 32-5/8 36-5/8 40-5/8 42-5/8 36-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 54-3/4 62-3/4 74-3/4 96-3/4 96-3/4 104-3/4
33 Wtj (plf) 13 15 17 20 22 23 26 29 31 34 37 39 41 47 50 59 62 71 73
W360 (plf) 350 426 486 583 689 779 891 978 1084 1226 1247 1425 1429 1572 1694 2006 2042 2350 2395
N-ds 32-1/2 34-1/2 40-1/2 46-1/2 30-5/8 32-5/8 28-3/4 30-3/4 30-3/4 34-3/4 36-3/4 40-3/4 40-3/4 48-3/4 54-3/4 72-3/4 76-3/4 96-3/4 96-3/4
36 Wtj (plf) 12 13 17 19 22 23 25 27 31 32 36 37 41 44 50 55 62 68 72
W360 (plf) 360 433 507 604 769 872 935 1015 1134 1233 1383 1425 1585 1593 1763 2034 2259 2677 2682
N-ds 32-1/2 34-1/2 38-5/8 42-1/2 30-5/8 30-5/8 32-5/8 28-3/4 28-3/4 30-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 64-3/4 74-3/4 96-3/4 96-3/4
40 Wtj (plf) 12 13 16 18 20 22 24 27 30 32 33 35 39 43 47 52 58 61 72
W360 (plf) 381 471 554 649 820 913 1014 1091 1203 1318 1329 1451 1609 1811 1812 2140 2331 2581 3009
N-ds 32-1/2 32-1/2 36-1/2 42-1/2 28-5/8 30-5/8 30-5/8 26-3/4 28-3/4 30-3/4 30-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 44-3/4 54-3/4 62-3/4 74-3/4 96-3/4
44 Wtj (plf) 11 13 15 16 20 21 23 25 29 30 30 33 36 40 44 47 52 59 67
W360 (plf) 386 481 554 643 827 923 1034 1134 1240 1344 1377 1505 1586 1789 1994 2148 2409 2594 2860
N-ds 32-1/2 32-1/2 36-1/2 38-1/2 26-5/8 28-5/8 30-5/8 24-3/4 24-3/4 26-3/4 28-3/4 30-3/4 30-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 50-3/4 56-3/4 64-3/4 78-3/4
Bridging Rows 3 2 1
Joist weights to the left of the heavy red line have 2 1/2 inch depth bearings. Joist weights between the heavy red and black lines have 5 inch depth bearings.
Joist weights between the heavy black and blue lines require 7 1/2 inch depth bearings.

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WEIGHT TABLE AND DESIGN GUIDE Based on Allowable Tensile Stress of 30,000 psi
VULCRAFT COMPOSITE STEEL JOISTS, VC SERIES

Joist Joist Slab Design


Span Depth Light Weight Concrete ( 110 pcf ) f 'c = 3.0 ksi
tc (in) 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25
hr (in) 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0
Js (ft) 3.5 4.0 4.0 4.5 5.0 6.0 6.5 7.0 8.0 8.5 9.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 11.0 12.0 12.0 12.0
Total Uniformly Distributed Joist Load in Pounds Per Linear Foot
TL 400 500 600 700 800 900 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1800 2000 2200 2400 2700 3000
(ft) (in)
56 22 Wtj (plf) 15 19 22 27 27 31 34 38 41 46 50 52 60 62 69 82 94 106 120
W360 (plf) 223 288 320 369 478 549 624 695 746 804 893 914 1062 1067 1114 1308 1495 1498 1636
N-ds 40-1/2 48-1/2 56-1/2 68-1/2 42-5/8 48-5/8 38-3/4 62-5/8 48-3/4 52-3/4 60-3/4 60-3/4 74-3/4 78-3/4 88-3/4 108-3/4 108-3/4 108-3/4 108-3/4
24 Wtj (plf) 15 18 21 24 26 30 32 36 41 41 48 50 52 62 65 74 83 98 108
W360 (plf) 258 311 351 405 516 629 643 729 853 870 945 1055 1056 1224 1229 1399 1538 1710 1717
N-ds 38-1/2 44-1/2 52-1/2 64-1/2 38-5/8 48-5/8 34-3/4 58-5/8 46-3/4 48-3/4 52-3/4 60-3/4 62-3/4 76-3/4 78-3/4 108-3/4 108-3/4 108-3/4 108-3/4
26 Wtj (plf) 14 17 20 24 26 28 32 36 37 41 44 47 52 64 65 68 75 83 100
W360 (plf) 277 327 383 434 583 649 729 827 883 983 1003 1088 1194 1398 1394 1517 1626 1747 1934
N-ds 36-1/2 42-1/2 50-1/2 56-1/2 38-5/8 44-5/8 34-3/4 58-5/8 40-3/4 46-3/4 48-3/4 52-3/4 60-3/4 74-3/4 78-3/4 94-3/4 108-3/4 108-3/4 108-3/4
28 Wtj (plf) 14 17 19 22 25 27 30 33 37 39 44 44 49 53 63 68 68 81 95
W360 (plf) 290 340 400 465 611 679 740 830 984 998 1116 1138 1220 1339 1559 1696 1735 1960 2163
N-ds 34-1/2 40-5/8 48-1/2 54-1/2 36-5/8 30-3/4 32-3/4 48-5/8 40-3/4 40-3/4 46-3/4 48-3/4 52-3/4 62-3/4 76-3/4 94-3/4 96-3/4 108-3/4 108-3/4
30 Wtj (plf) 14 17 19 22 24 26 30 33 34 39 39 44 46 51 56 68 68 76 85
W360 (plf) 305 378 445 496 634 698 819 918 971 1102 1121 1263 1261 1353 1481 1868 1907 2018 2158
N-ds 34-1/2 38-5/8 44-1/2 50-1/2 34-5/8 28-3/4 30-3/4 48-5/8 36-3/4 40-3/4 42-3/4 46-3/4 48-3/4 54-3/4 62-3/4 94-3/4 94-3/4 108-3/4 108-3/4
33 Wtj (plf) 13 15 17 20 22 24 27 30 34 36 39 41 46 50 56 62 68 73 81
W360 (plf) 332 412 476 533 683 752 876 940 1108 1130 1271 1302 1442 1537 1696 1835 2170 2189 2311
N-ds 34-1/2 38-1/2 42-1/2 48-1/2 32-5/8 34-5/8 38-5/8 42-5/8 36-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 42-3/4 46-3/4 52-3/4 60-3/4 74-3/4 94-3/4 94-3/4 108-3/4
36 Wtj (plf) 13 14 17 19 21 23 26 28 31 34 36 41 41 46 52 58 61 72 77
W360 (plf) 353 411 504 555 705 798 917 998 1107 1252 1265 1450 1453 1597 1727 2036 2071 2434 2438
N-ds 34-1/2 36-1/2 40-1/2 46-1/2 30-5/8 32-5/8 36-5/8 28-3/4 30-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 40-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 54-3/4 70-3/4 76-3/4 94-3/4 96-3/4
40 Wtj (plf) 12 14 16 19 21 22 24 27 31 31 34 37 39 43 49 54 59 66 73
W360 (plf) 372 451 545 600 742 841 932 1070 1185 1216 1309 1485 1489 1674 1827 2116 2159 2375 2796
N-ds 32-1/2 36-1/2 38-1/2 42-1/2 28-5/8 30-5/8 32-5/8 28-3/4 28-3/4 30-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 60-3/4 64-3/4 76-3/4 94-3/4
44 Wtj (plf) 12 14 16 19 20 22 24 25 28 30 33 34 38 43 44 52 59 66 73
W360 (plf) 372 480 536 605 778 943 1039 1057 1150 1253 1373 1487 1643 1850 1855 2196 2400 2642 3068
N-ds 32-1/2 34-1/2 38-5/8 38-1/2 26-5/8 28-5/8 30-5/8 26-3/4 26-3/4 28-3/4 30-3/4 30-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 44-3/4 56-3/4 64-3/4 72-3/4 94-3/4
58 24 Wtj (plf) 15 19 23 25 28 31 34 38 42 46 50 53 60 62 73 79 93 98 116
W360 (plf) 235 304 336 372 500 576 654 728 776 841 934 953 1110 1117 1169 1366 1556 1564 1715
N-ds 40-1/2 46-1/2 56-1/2 64-1/2 42-5/8 48-5/8 38-3/4 62-5/8 46-3/4 52-3/4 60-3/4 60-3/4 74-3/4 78-3/4 86-3/4 112-3/4 112-3/4 112-3/4 112-3/4
26 Wtj (plf) 15 18 22 25 27 31 32 36 42 42 46 53 55 62 65 72 80 95 107
W360 (plf) 250 323 363 424 526 652 665 755 880 895 967 1087 1090 1261 1269 1455 1594 1778 1765
N-ds 38-1/2 44-1/2 52-1/2 62-1/2 30-3/4 48-5/8 34-3/4 56-5/8 46-3/4 46-3/4 52-3/4 60-3/4 60-3/4 76-3/4 78-3/4 106-3/4 112-3/4 112-3/4 112-3/4
28 Wtj (plf) 14 17 21 23 27 28 32 36 38 41 43 49 55 62 65 68 76 85 100
W360 (plf) 281 336 390 450 591 661 744 845 897 997 1010 1111 1218 1419 1416 1545 1665 1788 1978
N-ds 36-1/2 42-1/2 50-1/2 56-1/2 28-3/4 42-5/8 34-3/4 56-5/8 42-3/4 46-3/4 48-3/4 52-3/4 60-3/4 74-3/4 78-3/4 94-3/4 106-3/4 112-3/4 112-3/4
30 Wtj (plf) 14 16 19 23 25 28 30 34 38 40 43 44 50 55 65 68 71 82 95
W360 (plf) 296 349 408 475 616 680 743 834 989 1003 1122 1142 1225 1347 1577 1705 1738 1985 2201
N-ds 36-1/2 40-1/2 48-1/2 54-1/2 38-5/8 38-5/8 42-5/8 34-3/4 40-3/4 42-3/4 46-3/4 48-3/4 52-3/4 62-3/4 76-3/4 92-3/4 94-3/4 112-3/4 112-3/4
33 Wtj (plf) 14 16 18 22 24 26 29 33 34 38 39 43 46 50 59 68 69 76 85
W360 (plf) 323 378 435 515 667 733 806 965 1020 1151 1175 1318 1313 1414 1557 1947 1990 2111 2270
N-ds 36-1/2 38-1/2 46-1/2 50-1/2 34-5/8 28-3/4 30-3/4 48-5/8 36-3/4 40-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 46-3/4 54-3/4 62-3/4 90-3/4 94-3/4 106-3/4 112-3/4
36 Wtj (plf) 13 15 18 21 23 25 29 31 34 35 39 41 44 50 56 62 68 72 81
W360 (plf) 335 405 495 544 708 774 895 985 1137 1166 1318 1342 1487 1584 1756 1876 2221 2231 2372
N-ds 34-1/2 38-1/2 44-1/2 48-1/2 30-5/8 26-3/4 38-5/8 42-5/8 34-3/4 36-3/4 40-3/4 40-3/4 46-3/4 52-3/4 60-3/4 72-3/4 90-3/4 96-3/4 106-3/4
40 Wtj (plf) 13 16 18 20 22 24 26 28 33 34 36 39 41 49 52 54 60 72 79
W360 (plf) 379 435 480 578 754 851 921 998 1106 1208 1346 1366 1552 1691 1826 1955 2162 2541 2529
N-ds 34-1/2 36-5/8 42-1/2 44-1/2 30-5/8 32-5/8 34-5/8 30-3/4 30-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 52-3/4 62-3/4 72-3/4 90-3/4 96-3/4
44 Wtj (plf) 13 16 18 20 22 24 26 28 33 34 36 39 41 49 52 53 57 70 73
W360 (plf) 396 465 518 615 768 856 955 1034 1097 1202 1316 1531 1536 1731 1809 1974 2200 2335 2880
N-ds 34-1/2 34-5/8 40-1/2 44-1/2 26-3/4 30-5/8 32-5/8 36-5/8 28-3/4 30-3/4 30-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 56-3/4 64-3/4 74-3/4 94-3/4
48 Wtj (plf) 13 15 18 20 22 24 26 27 30 33 35 37 40 49 50 53 58 63 67
W360 (plf) 392 496 542 626 767 941 955 1066 1185 1226 1357 1486 1676 1786 1816 2136 2406 2698 2717
N-ds 32-1/2 34-1/2 36-1/2 40-3/4 26-5/8 28-5/8 24-3/4 26-3/4 26-3/4 28-3/4 30-3/4 30-3/4 34-3/4 42-3/4 42-3/4 54-3/4 62-3/4 74-3/4 78-3/4
Bridging Rows 3 2 1
Joist weights to the left of the heavy red line have 2 1/2 inch depth bearings. Joist weights between the heavy red and black lines have 5 inch depth bearings.
Joist weights between the heavy black and blue lines require 7 1/2 inch depth bearings.

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VULCRAFT COMPOSITE STEEL JOISTS, VC SERIES

Joist Joist Slab Design


Span Depth Light Weight Concrete ( 110 pcf ) f 'c = 3.0 ksi
tc (in) 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25
hr (in) 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0
Js (ft) 3.5 4.0 4.0 4.5 5.0 6.0 6.5 7.0 8.0 8.5 9.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 11.0 12.0 12.0 12.0
Total Uniformly Distributed Joist Load in Pounds Per Linear Foot
TL 400 500 600 700 800 900 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1800 2000 2200 2400 2700 3000
(ft) (in)
60 24 Wtj (plf) 16 19 23 26 30 34 36 40 46 50 52 60 61 70 76 83 98 116 128
W360 (plf) 228 276 333 387 498 580 593 661 753 835 849 1009 1013 1066 1136 1246 1423 1563 1686
N-ds 42-1/2 50-1/2 56-1/2 46-5/8 48-5/8 38-3/4 56-5/8 44-3/4 52-3/4 60-3/4 60-3/4 74-3/4 74-3/4 84-3/4 96-3/4 116-3/4 116-3/4 116-3/4 116-3/4
26 Wtj (plf) 15 18 22 26 27 32 36 40 42 47 51 52 60 66 72 79 91 100 117
W360 (plf) 244 294 359 415 516 593 673 752 805 868 965 992 1154 1161 1211 1418 1625 1618 1775
N-ds 40-1/2 46-1/2 52-1/2 42-5/8 44-5/8 34-3/4 56-5/8 44-3/4 46-3/4 52-3/4 60-3/4 60-3/4 74-3/4 76-3/4 86-3/4 116-3/4 116-3/4 116-3/4 116-3/4
28 Wtj (plf) 15 18 21 24 27 32 33 37 42 42 47 52 54 62 68 72 80 95 101
W360 (plf) 259 331 385 443 546 665 678 774 899 921 995 1113 1113 1299 1295 1491 1633 1814 1822
N-ds 38-1/2 44-1/2 48-1/2 40-5/8 40-5/8 34-3/4 48-5/8 38-3/4 46-3/4 46-3/4 52-3/4 60-3/4 60-3/4 76-3/4 78-3/4 104-3/4 116-3/4 116-3/4 116-3/4
30 Wtj (plf) 15 17 21 24 27 29 33 37 39 42 44 49 54 62 65 67 76 87 100
W360 (plf) 289 341 430 495 608 673 753 856 910 1020 1029 1126 1237 1437 1446 1561 1685 1809 2018
N-ds 38-1/2 42-1/2 48-1/2 38-5/8 38-5/8 32-3/4 48-5/8 38-3/4 40-3/4 46-3/4 48-3/4 52-3/4 60-3/4 74-3/4 76-3/4 94-3/4 104-3/4 116-3/4 116-3/4
33 Wtj (plf) 14 16 19 23 25 27 30 34 39 40 44 46 50 56 65 67 73 87 95
W360 (plf) 296 370 460 507 649 725 782 879 1039 1059 1177 1200 1286 1424 1656 1788 1831 2090 2353
N-ds 38-1/2 40-1/2 44-1/2 36-5/8 36-5/8 38-5/8 42-5/8 34-3/4 40-3/4 42-3/4 46-3/4 46-3/4 52-3/4 60-3/4 76-3/4 90-3/4 94-3/4 116-3/4 116-3/4
36 Wtj (plf) 13 16 18 23 24 26 29 32 36 40 41 46 47 53 58 67 73 82 87
W360 (plf) 319 395 483 577 692 765 839 903 1058 1201 1208 1366 1365 1469 1618 2007 2063 2201 2371
N-ds 36-1/2 40-1/2 40-1/2 36-5/8 32-5/8 36-5/8 30-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 40-3/4 42-3/4 46-3/4 46-3/4 52-3/4 62-3/4 88-3/4 90-3/4 104-3/4 116-3/4
40 Wtj (plf) 13 15 18 22 23 26 28 31 33 37 39 43 45 50 55 62 68 74 83
W360 (plf) 355 432 522 617 754 825 896 968 1088 1229 1238 1417 1415 1565 1688 1970 2375 2382 2525
N-ds 36-1/2 38-1/2 40-1/2 34-5/8 32-5/8 34-5/8 30-3/4 30-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 54-3/4 74-3/4 88-3/4 92-3/4 104-3/4
44 Wtj (plf) 13 15 17 21 22 24 27 29 32 35 38 39 43 47 52 59 63 74 79
W360 (plf) 370 454 553 643 784 880 951 1021 1150 1242 1382 1414 1598 1756 1782 2025 2278 2661 2675
N-ds 34-1/2 36-5/8 40-1/2 34-5/8 30-5/8 32-5/8 26-3/4 36-5/8 30-3/4 30-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 48-3/4 64-3/4 70-3/4 90-3/4 94-3/4
48 Wtj (plf) 13 15 17 20 22 24 26 28 31 34 35 39 41 45 51 56 60 68 79
W360 (plf) 377 513 580 664 794 897 989 1062 1183 1280 1392 1572 1562 1764 1964 2062 2276 2520 2943
N-ds 34-1/2 36-1/2 36-1/2 32-5/8 28-5/8 30-5/8 26-3/4 34-5/8 28-3/4 30-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 56-3/4 64-3/4 76-3/4 90-3/4
65 26 Wtj (plf) 17 21 25 30 34 35 40 45 50 52 60 62 63 78 86 94 106 116 133
W360 (plf) 227 267 325 386 503 532 594 642 752 763 898 927 928 1046 1165 1265 1423 1430 1542
N-ds 46-1/2 54-1/2 44-5/8 50-5/8 38-3/4 56-5/8 44-3/4 50-3/4 58-3/4 60-3/4 74-3/4 74-3/4 76-3/4 92-3/4 114-3/4 128-3/4 128-3/4 128-3/4 128-3/4
28 Wtj (plf) 17 20 24 27 31 35 40 42 47 51 54 60 63 73 76 89 95 116 125
W360 (plf) 239 289 344 403 515 597 668 682 776 865 881 1043 1047 1104 1177 1437 1462 1596 1732
N-ds 44-1/2 50-1/2 42-5/8 46-5/8 48-5/8 56-5/8 44-3/4 44-3/4 52-3/4 58-3/4 60-3/4 72-3/4 74-3/4 84-3/4 94-3/4 128-3/4 128-3/4 128-3/4 128-3/4
30 Wtj (plf) 18 20 24 26 31 33 37 42 44 47 52 54 63 65 71 81 92 101 118
W360 (plf) 265 323 384 426 574 600 683 763 813 881 977 1004 1169 1174 1226 1429 1637 1632 1793
N-ds 42-5/8 48-1/2 38-5/8 44-5/8 48-5/8 48-5/8 38-3/4 44-3/4 46-3/4 52-3/4 58-3/4 60-3/4 74-3/4 76-3/4 86-3/4 114-3/4 128-3/4 128-3/4 128-3/4
33 Wtj (plf) 16 19 21 25 28 32 37 39 42 44 48 54 56 65 68 77 82 95 109
W360 (plf) 293 351 405 464 603 695 787 803 937 949 1029 1158 1160 1353 1353 1545 1700 1919 2071
N-ds 42-1/2 46-1/2 38-5/8 42-5/8 42-5/8 34-3/4 38-3/4 40-3/4 46-3/4 46-3/4 52-3/4 58-3/4 60-3/4 74-3/4 76-3/4 102-3/4 114-3/4 128-3/4 128-3/4
36 Wtj (plf) 15 18 21 24 27 30 34 39 40 44 46 50 56 65 68 73 76 85 97
W360 (plf) 295 369 462 499 643 716 802 912 967 1074 1087 1192 1308 1531 1531 1654 1797 1930 2169
N-ds 40-1/2 46-1/2 48-1/2 40-5/8 40-5/8 32-3/4 34-3/4 38-3/4 40-3/4 46-3/4 46-3/4 52-3/4 60-3/4 74-3/4 76-3/4 92-3/4 104-3/4 116-3/4 128-3/4
40 Wtj (plf) 14 17 21 23 26 29 31 37 37 42 46 46 51 56 65 68 72 80 100
W360 (plf) 328 405 494 554 660 783 839 950 1002 1135 1260 1294 1373 1536 1788 1898 1938 2070 2513
N-ds 38-1/2 44-1/2 36-5/8 38-5/8 36-5/8 30-3/4 32-3/4 34-3/4 36-3/4 40-3/4 46-3/4 46-3/4 52-3/4 60-3/4 74-3/4 88-3/4 92-3/4 104-3/4 128-3/4
44 Wtj (plf) 14 17 19 23 25 28 31 33 37 39 43 45 48 55 62 62 72 79 91
W360 (plf) 351 433 528 585 706 824 900 973 1132 1146 1292 1322 1457 1576 1727 1862 2202 2217 2512
N-ds 38-1/2 42-1/2 40-1/2 38-5/8 32-5/8 30-3/4 38-5/8 32-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 42-3/4 46-3/4 52-3/4 60-3/4 74-3/4 86-3/4 94-3/4 114-3/4
48 Wtj (plf) 14 18 19 23 25 28 30 32 36 39 40 44 46 52 59 62 72 79 87
W360 (plf) 373 453 549 653 786 854 931 1017 1109 1267 1295 1469 1477 1622 1752 2060 2316 2385 2594
N-ds 36-1/2 40-5/8 42-1/2 36-5/8 32-5/8 34-5/8 36-5/8 30-3/4 32-3/4 34-3/4 36-3/4 40-3/4 42-3/4 46-3/4 52-3/4 70-3/4 86-3/4 92-3/4 104-3/4
52 Wtj (plf) 14 16 19 22 23 26 28 31 34 37 40 41 45 51 53 60 68 79 80
W360 (plf) 374 481 557 666 801 893 958 1038 1167 1262 1424 1439 1616 1789 1811 2047 2305 2701 2662
N-ds 36-1/2 38-1/2 32-5/8 34-5/8 30-5/8 28-3/4 36-5/8 30-3/4 30-3/4 32-3/4 34-3/4 36-3/4 40-3/4 46-3/4 50-3/4 62-3/4 70-3/4 88-3/4 94-3/4
Bridging Rows 3 2 1
Joist weights to the left of the heavy red line have 2 1/2 inch depth bearings. Joist weights between the heavy red and black lines have 5 inch depth bearings.
Joist weights between the heavy black and blue lines require 7 1/2 inch depth bearings.

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VULCRAFT COMPOSITE STEEL JOISTS, VC SERIES

Joist Joist Slab Design


Span Depth Light Weight Concrete ( 110 pcf ) f 'c = 4.0 ksi
tc (in) 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25
hr (in) 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0
Js (ft) 3.5 4.0 4.0 4.5 5.0 6.0 6.5 7.0 8.0 8.5 9.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 11.0 12.0 12.0 12.0
Total Uniformly Distributed Joist Load in Pounds Per Linear Foot
TL 400 500 600 700 800 900 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1800 2000 2200 2400 2700 3000
(ft) (in)
70 28 Wtj (plf) 21 24 27 31 35 39 44 49 52 60 62 64 68 77 90 97 108 125 130
W360 (plf) 235 272 329 372 484 553 601 673 715 843 858 884 931 1001 1123 1231 1376 1492 1602
N-ds 44-5/8 52-5/8 42-5/8 46-3/4 34-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 46-3/4 48-3/4 58-3/4 60-3/4 60-3/4 68-3/4 78-3/4 94-3/4 118-3/4 136-3/4 136-3/4 136-3/4
30 Wtj (plf) 19 23 26 31 35 37 41 46 51 53 62 64 66 77 90 97 106 109 127
W360 (plf) 245 285 349 418 541 566 633 687 801 814 960 989 992 1118 1258 1381 1547 1547 1722
N-ds 42-5/8 50-5/8 40-5/8 44-3/4 32-3/4 34-3/4 36-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 48-3/4 60-3/4 60-3/4 60-3/4 76-3/4 92-3/4 116-3/4 136-3/4 136-3/4 136-3/4
33 Wtj (plf) 18 21 25 28 32 36 40 42 47 52 54 63 66 72 81 90 95 105 119
W360 (plf) 263 319 382 448 564 658 736 750 850 945 958 1147 1156 1212 1304 1591 1635 1803 2015
N-ds 42-5/8 48-5/8 38-5/8 42-5/8 30-3/4 46-5/8 36-3/4 38-3/4 44-3/4 48-3/4 48-3/4 58-3/4 60-3/4 66-3/4 78-3/4 116-3/4 116-3/4 136-3/4 136-3/4
36 Wtj (plf) 18 21 24 27 30 34 38 42 44 49 54 56 66 68 78 80 95 100 113
W360 (plf) 284 340 414 486 587 676 770 862 908 987 1097 1126 1319 1314 1399 1609 1865 1867 2125
N-ds 40-5/8 44-5/8 38-5/8 42-5/8 30-3/4 40-5/8 34-3/4 36-3/4 38-3/4 44-3/4 48-3/4 48-3/4 58-3/4 60-3/4 70-3/4 94-3/4 116-3/4 118-3/4 116-3/4
40 Wtj (plf) 17 21 23 26 29 33 35 39 42 44 49 51 56 65 68 76 88 100 106
W360 (plf) 311 394 460 533 647 789 805 913 958 1074 1170 1179 1315 1539 1538 1739 1916 2162 2228
N-ds 40-5/8 42-5/8 36-5/8 40-5/8 30-3/4 38-5/8 32-3/4 34-3/4 36-3/4 38-3/4 42-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 60-3/4 62-3/4 86-3/4 94-3/4 116-3/4 100-3/4
44 Wtj (plf) 17 20 22 26 28 31 35 38 42 44 46 51 52 58 68 72 77 86 98
W360 (plf) 338 418 490 576 680 761 916 932 1076 1105 1239 1342 1355 1500 1744 1847 2030 2182 2523
N-ds 40-5/8 42-5/8 36-5/8 38-3/4 32-5/8 34-5/8 32-3/4 32-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 40-3/4 42-3/4 50-3/4 62-3/4 74-3/4 84-3/4 96-3/4 100-3/4
48 Wtj (plf) 17 20 22 25 27 31 34 38 39 43 45 47 52 58 62 72 76 82 92
W360 (plf) 344 439 501 599 715 845 927 1007 1074 1233 1256 1400 1364 1682 1673 2067 2129 2270 2490
N-ds 42-5/8 42-5/8 34-3/4 36-5/8 32-5/8 28-3/4 30-3/4 30-3/4 30-3/4 32-3/4 34-3/4 36-3/4 40-3/4 48-3/4 52-3/4 74-3/4 74-3/4 88-3/4 84-3/4
52 Wtj (plf) 17 20 22 25 27 30 33 36 39 41 45 46 51 57 62 66 76 81 92
W360 (plf) 385 451 547 623 742 876 956 1014 1189 1209 1368 1403 1544 1653 1857 1964 2361 2378 2540
N-ds 42-5/8 42-3/4 36-5/8 36-5/8 30-5/8 30-5/8 30-3/4 30-3/4 30-3/4 30-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 38-3/4 44-3/4 50-3/4 60-3/4 72-3/4 80-3/4 76-3/4
56 Wtj (plf) 17 19 21 23 26 28 31 34 36 40 41 46 48 54 60 68 76 81 88
W360 (plf) 433 472 576 690 826 910 973 1063 1188 1332 1341 1530 1539 1719 1840 2129 2564 2588 2799
N-ds 40-5/8 42-5/8 34-5/8 34-5/8 30-5/8 28-3/4 30-3/4 30-3/4 30-3/4 30-3/4 32-3/4 32-3/4 34-3/4 40-3/4 46-3/4 58-3/4 72-3/4 74-3/4 72-3/4
75 30 Wtj (plf) 21 25 31 34 39 45 49 51 61 62 65 71 77 93 99 105 117 129 143
W360 (plf) 220 269 336 385 489 547 612 627 770 784 800 861 926 1046 1150 1245 1380 1428 1574
N-ds 46-5/8 54-5/8 46-5/8 50-5/8 52-5/8 42-3/4 46-3/4 46-3/4 58-3/4 60-3/4 60-3/4 66-3/4 74-3/4 90-3/4 108-3/4 138-3/4 148-3/4 148-3/4 148-3/4
33 Wtj (plf) 20 24 28 32 36 40 46 51 54 61 64 66 75 79 91 96 105 126 132
W360 (plf) 238 298 361 408 523 600 656 731 776 916 932 958 1011 1091 1226 1328 1493 1596 1725
N-ds 44-5/8 54-5/8 42-5/8 48-5/8 46-5/8 36-3/4 42-3/4 46-3/4 48-3/4 58-3/4 60-3/4 60-3/4 66-3/4 76-3/4 92-3/4 116-3/4 138-3/4 148-3/4 142-3/4
36 Wtj (plf) 20 24 27 32 33 38 43 48 53 55 64 66 70 73 90 96 96 113 121
W360 (plf) 275 322 392 471 539 630 704 766 888 902 1067 1096 1098 1166 1403 1518 1566 1719 1927
N-ds 44-5/8 50-5/8 42-5/8 44-5/8 40-5/8 36-3/4 38-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 48-3/4 58-3/4 58-3/4 60-3/4 68-3/4 90-3/4 112-3/4 116-3/4 138-3/4 134-3/4
40 Wtj (plf) 19 22 25 29 33 38 39 44 49 50 59 63 65 69 81 87 95 117 113
W360 (plf) 299 358 434 508 639 736 748 836 946 958 1051 1280 1281 1287 1460 1558 1810 2016 2061
N-ds 44-5/8 48-5/8 40-5/8 44-5/8 30-3/4 32-3/4 36-3/4 38-3/4 42-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 58-3/4 60-3/4 60-3/4 74-3/4 96-3/4 112-3/4 138-3/4 118-3/4
44 Wtj (plf) 19 21 25 28 31 35 39 41 45 50 51 56 59 69 77 84 87 99 113
W360 (plf) 324 387 475 554 665 762 862 886 1019 1111 1120 1260 1264 1477 1568 1658 1846 2079 2368
N-ds 44-5/8 46-5/8 38-5/8 42-5/8 30-3/4 32-3/4 32-3/4 34-3/4 38-3/4 42-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 48-3/4 60-3/4 68-3/4 86-3/4 96-3/4 116-3/4 116-3/4
48 Wtj (plf) 19 21 24 28 30 33 39 41 43 46 49 53 59 69 74 75 82 99 105
W360 (plf) 335 402 510 586 698 779 869 999 1044 1157 1170 1283 1425 1659 1669 1783 1929 2328 2406
N-ds 44-5/8 46-5/8 38-5/8 40-3/4 34-5/8 36-5/8 32-3/4 34-3/4 34-3/4 36-3/4 38-3/4 42-3/4 46-3/4 60-3/4 62-3/4 74-3/4 84-3/4 110-3/4 100-3/4
52 Wtj (plf) 18 21 24 27 29 33 39 40 43 46 49 53 54 62 70 75 82 91 104
W360 (plf) 349 423 519 606 724 805 939 968 1143 1170 1279 1320 1439 1569 1851 1960 2131 2277 2630
N-ds 44-5/8 44-5/8 38-3/4 40-5/8 34-5/8 30-3/4 32-3/4 34-3/4 34-3/4 34-3/4 38-3/4 38-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 60-3/4 74-3/4 82-3/4 96-3/4 96-3/4
56 Wtj (plf) 18 21 24 27 28 33 37 40 41 46 47 53 54 63 66 75 81 89 99
W360 (plf) 373 463 523 634 747 878 940 1073 1126 1266 1290 1400 1426 1738 1733 2166 2213 2339 2574
N-ds 42-5/8 44-5/8 38-5/8 36-5/8 30-3/4 30-3/4 32-3/4 32-3/4 32-3/4 34-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 38-3/4 46-3/4 52-3/4 72-3/4 72-3/4 86-3/4 82-3/4
60 Wtj (plf) 18 20 22 24 28 31 33 36 41 42 47 49 53 61 65 70 81 86 99
W360 (plf) 403 471 576 650 758 900 982 1059 1222 1232 1403 1428 1595 1712 1897 2005 2389 2397 2795
N-ds 42-5/8 44-5/8 36-5/8 38-5/8 32-5/8 32-5/8 30-3/4 30-3/4 32-3/4 34-3/4 34-3/4 36-3/4 38-3/4 42-3/4 50-3/4 58-3/4 72-3/4 78-3/4 80-3/4
Bridging Rows 4 3 2
Joist weights to the left of the heavy red line have 2 1/2 inch depth bearings. Joist weights between the heavy red and black lines have 5 inch depth bearings.
Joist weights between the heavy black and blue lines require 7 1/2 inch depth bearings.

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WEIGHT TABLE AND DESIGN GUIDE Based on Allowable Tensile Stress of 30,000 psi
VULCRAFT COMPOSITE STEEL JOISTS, VC SERIES

Joist Joist Slab Design


Span Depth Light Weight Concrete ( 110 pcf ) f 'c = 4.0 ksi
tc (in) 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25
hr (in) 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0
Js (ft) 3.5 4.0 4.0 4.5 5.0 6.0 6.5 7.0 8.0 8.5 9.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 11.0 12.0 12.0 12.0
Total Uniformly Distributed Joist Load in Pounds Per Linear Foot
TL 400 500 600 700 800 900 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1800 2000 2200 2400 2700 3000
(ft) (in)
80 33 Wtj (plf) 22 26 31 36 40 45 51 59 62 63 69 77 78 92 105 105 118 142 151
W360 (plf) 225 264 331 379 479 537 600 707 754 771 824 906 912 1026 1136 1224 1359 1489 1629
N-ds 50-5/8 58-5/8 48-5/8 52-3/4 38-3/4 42-3/4 46-3/4 56-3/4 58-3/4 60-3/4 66-3/4 74-3/4 74-3/4 90-3/4 106-3/4 136-3/4 156-3/4 156-3/4 156-3/4
36 Wtj (plf) 21 26 31 36 38 43 48 53 61 63 66 74 77 92 95 103 107 127 139
W360 (plf) 250 307 383 440 508 583 636 710 868 885 903 981 1045 1185 1191 1411 1445 1554 1774
N-ds 48-5/8 56-5/8 46-5/8 50-3/4 36-3/4 38-3/4 42-3/4 46-3/4 56-3/4 58-3/4 60-3/4 66-3/4 72-3/4 88-3/4 92-3/4 134-3/4 134-3/4 156-3/4 156-3/4
40 Wtj (plf) 20 24 27 32 37 39 43 48 54 57 63 66 69 81 91 95 107 121 130
W360 (plf) 275 323 393 472 599 624 702 765 879 903 1061 1091 1087 1239 1402 1507 1695 1850 1898
N-ds 46-5/8 52-5/8 44-5/8 48-3/4 46-5/8 36-3/4 40-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 48-3/4 58-3/4 60-3/4 60-3/4 74-3/4 90-3/4 112-3/4 134-3/4 156-3/4 134-3/4
44 Wtj (plf) 20 23 26 30 34 39 43 45 51 57 57 66 69 77 83 95 101 113 130
W360 (plf) 293 356 426 497 619 718 805 822 926 1037 1049 1253 1251 1331 1434 1726 1767 1959 2181
N-ds 46-5/8 50-5/8 42-5/8 44-3/4 40-5/8 34-3/4 36-3/4 40-3/4 42-3/4 46-3/4 48-3/4 58-3/4 60-3/4 66-3/4 74-3/4 108-3/4 112-3/4 134-3/4 130-3/4
48 Wtj (plf) 20 23 26 29 32 36 41 45 46 52 57 60 69 71 78 87 101 106 123
W360 (plf) 312 375 458 537 636 734 836 929 973 1063 1181 1216 1411 1431 1519 1730 2004 2010 2267
N-ds 46-5/8 48-5/8 40-5/8 44-5/8 38-5/8 32-3/4 34-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 40-3/4 48-3/4 48-3/4 58-3/4 60-3/4 68-3/4 92-3/4 110-3/4 116-3/4 116-3/4
52 Wtj (plf) 19 23 26 29 31 36 38 43 46 48 53 60 60 70 75 83 93 105 117
W360 (plf) 329 426 489 565 667 822 838 951 1086 1101 1201 1359 1368 1592 1608 1801 1986 2230 2304
N-ds 44-5/8 48-5/8 40-5/8 42-3/4 38-5/8 32-3/4 34-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 38-3/4 42-3/4 46-3/4 48-3/4 60-3/4 62-3/4 82-3/4 92-3/4 112-3/4 100-3/4
56 Wtj (plf) 19 23 26 29 31 35 38 43 44 48 50 55 60 70 74 79 84 99 107
W360 (plf) 337 430 536 586 740 817 922 1048 1091 1206 1224 1364 1501 1738 1753 1857 2021 2191 2522
N-ds 46-5/8 46-5/8 40-3/4 42-5/8 36-5/8 32-3/4 32-3/4 34-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 38-3/4 40-3/4 46-3/4 58-3/4 62-3/4 74-3/4 84-3/4 96-3/4 96-3/4
60 Wtj (plf) 19 23 24 28 31 35 38 42 44 48 50 55 58 66 74 79 84 94 106
W360 (plf) 357 433 542 599 747 831 895 1016 1122 1151 1338 1368 1466 1624 1914 2026 2171 2383 2748
N-ds 44-5/8 48-5/8 40-5/8 42-3/4 34-5/8 32-3/4 32-3/4 34-3/4 34-3/4 36-3/4 38-3/4 38-3/4 40-3/4 48-3/4 60-3/4 72-3/4 80-3/4 94-3/4 94-3/4
66 Wtj (plf) 19 21 24 27 30 35 36 42 44 48 50 55 56 62 71 79 84 94 102
W360 (plf) 395 461 562 687 787 853 943 1141 1187 1342 1363 1535 1536 1656 1844 2253 2317 2438 2706
N-ds 44-5/8 46-5/8 40-5/8 40-5/8 34-5/8 32-3/4 32-3/4 32-3/4 32-3/4 34-3/4 34-3/4 36-3/4 40-3/4 46-3/4 52-3/4 70-3/4 74-3/4 84-3/4 80-3/4
85 33 Wtj (plf) 24 30 34 39 45 51 59 62 68 76 77 90 90 100 112 118 137 155 177
W360 (plf) 203 257 309 348 433 497 587 601 674 733 748 867 869 957 1036 1121 1260 1339 1490
N-ds 54-5/8 66-5/8 54-5/8 58-5/8 42-3/4 46-3/4 56-3/4 56-3/4 64-3/4 72-3/4 72-3/4 86-3/4 88-3/4 106-3/4 122-3/4 154-3/4 168-3/4 168-3/4 168-3/4
36 Wtj (plf) 23 28 32 39 41 47 52 62 64 69 71 77 87 91 103 114 121 144 153
W360 (plf) 223 275 326 403 471 529 591 694 742 797 805 891 1006 1011 1110 1292 1330 1465 1602
N-ds 52-5/8 60-5/8 50-5/8 54-5/8 40-3/4 42-3/4 46-3/4 56-3/4 58-3/4 64-3/4 66-3/4 72-3/4 86-3/4 90-3/4 108-3/4 154-3/4 154-3/4 168-3/4 168-3/4
40 Wtj (plf) 22 27 32 36 41 43 48 53 64 65 67 73 78 91 96 107 121 130 141
W360 (plf) 252 310 387 441 555 585 640 711 877 891 906 982 1057 1190 1197 1408 1571 1618 1797
N-ds 52-5/8 56-5/8 48-5/8 52-5/8 38-3/4 40-3/4 42-3/4 46-3/4 56-3/4 60-3/4 60-3/4 64-3/4 72-3/4 88-3/4 92-3/4 130-3/4 154-3/4 164-3/4 156-3/4
44 Wtj (plf) 22 26 29 34 38 43 49 51 55 65 67 69 74 83 96 102 114 130 133
W360 (plf) 272 342 414 468 593 681 745 757 875 1036 1052 1077 1148 1233 1390 1485 1679 1820 1932
N-ds 48-5/8 54-5/8 46-5/8 50-5/8 36-3/4 40-3/4 42-3/4 42-3/4 48-3/4 58-3/4 60-3/4 60-3/4 64-3/4 74-3/4 90-3/4 114-3/4 128-3/4 154-3/4 140-3/4
48 Wtj (plf) 21 25 29 34 36 41 45 51 52 58 67 70 71 79 88 102 102 114 130
W360 (plf) 288 369 447 535 606 707 791 865 908 1014 1196 1219 1227 1308 1410 1689 1726 1912 2121
N-ds 48-5/8 52-5/8 44-5/8 48-5/8 34-3/4 36-3/4 38-3/4 42-3/4 42-3/4 46-3/4 58-3/4 58-3/4 60-3/4 66-3/4 74-3/4 108-3/4 112-3/4 134-3/4 132-3/4
52 Wtj (plf) 21 24 28 31 36 41 43 47 52 55 60 70 71 76 88 93 101 114 125
W360 (plf) 324 394 470 550 679 791 807 898 1012 1026 1149 1361 1368 1384 1573 1672 1937 2146 2184
N-ds 48-5/8 52-5/8 42-5/8 46-3/4 34-3/4 36-3/4 38-3/4 40-3/4 40-3/4 44-3/4 46-3/4 58-3/4 58-3/4 60-3/4 74-3/4 92-3/4 110-3/4 130-3/4 114-3/4
56 Wtj (plf) 21 24 27 30 34 38 43 44 49 55 60 63 70 76 84 90 101 108 125
W360 (plf) 337 407 497 578 680 786 893 908 1040 1141 1272 1294 1514 1535 1633 1859 2132 2151 2425
N-ds 48-5/8 50-5/8 42-5/8 44-3/4 34-3/4 34-3/4 36-3/4 38-3/4 38-3/4 40-3/4 46-3/4 46-3/4 58-3/4 60-3/4 66-3/4 90-3/4 106-3/4 112-3/4 114-3/4
60 Wtj (plf) 20 24 27 30 32 38 41 44 48 51 55 60 63 75 76 83 92 106 118
W360 (plf) 342 442 504 591 704 855 873 989 1127 1145 1266 1421 1411 1659 1679 1872 2045 2322 2377
N-ds 48-5/8 50-3/4 42-5/8 42-5/8 38-5/8 34-3/4 36-3/4 38-3/4 38-3/4 38-3/4 42-3/4 44-3/4 46-3/4 58-3/4 62-3/4 82-3/4 88-3/4 112-3/4 100-3/4
66 Wtj (plf) 20 23 26 29 32 37 41 42 46 51 53 58 60 65 77 83 90 98 118
W360 (plf) 368 424 533 632 740 864 970 1004 1181 1297 1329 1467 1445 1611 1897 1990 2166 2301 2686
N-ds 46-5/8 50-5/8 42-5/8 42-5/8 32-3/4 32-3/4 34-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 38-3/4 38-3/4 40-3/4 44-3/4 50-3/4 60-3/4 72-3/4 82-3/4 92-3/4 94-3/4
Bridging Rows 4 3 2
Joist weights between the heavy red and black lines have 5 inch depth bearings. Joist weights between the heavy black and blue lines require 7 1/2 inch depth bearings.
Joist weights to the right of the heavy blue line require 10 inch depth bearings.

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WEIGHT TABLE AND DESIGN GUIDE Based on Allowable Tensile Stress of 30,000 psi
VULCRAFT COMPOSITE STEEL JOISTS, VC SERIES

Joist Joist Slab Design


Span Depth Light Weight Concrete ( 110 pcf ) f 'c = 4.0 ksi
tc (in) 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25
hr (in) 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0
Js (ft) 3.5 4.0 4.0 4.5 5.0 6.0 6.5 7.0 8.0 8.5 9.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 11.0 12.0 12.0 12.0
Total Uniformly Distributed Joist Load in Pounds Per Linear Foot
TL 400 500 600 700 800 900 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1800 2000 2200 2400 2700 3000
(ft) (in)
90 36 Wtj (plf) 27 32 36 41 46 52 61 64 70 76 88 89 91 104 116 122 138 155 177
W360 (plf) 229 278 308 382 430 495 581 599 661 723 822 854 857 951 1027 1141 1250 1327 1475
N-ds 46-3/4 48-3/4 54-3/4 48-3/4 44-3/4 46-3/4 56-3/4 56-3/4 64-3/4 72-3/4 86-3/4 86-3/4 88-3/4 104-3/4 122-3/4 160-3/4 176-3/4 176-3/4 176-3/4
40 Wtj (plf) 25 29 35 38 43 52 54 62 64 70 78 80 91 104 109 121 123 140 153
W360 (plf) 243 303 367 418 479 588 602 710 755 810 880 904 1024 1129 1136 1316 1395 1490 1627
N-ds 44-3/4 46-3/4 52-3/4 46-3/4 40-3/4 46-3/4 48-3/4 56-3/4 58-3/4 64-3/4 72-3/4 72-3/4 86-3/4 102-3/4 106-3/4 150-3/4 160-3/4 176-3/4 176-3/4
44 Wtj (plf) 24 29 33 38 43 49 54 56 64 67 74 73 83 91 104 115 120 131 142
W360 (plf) 268 334 390 486 556 627 700 716 873 892 956 988 1058 1198 1321 1412 1567 1612 1793
N-ds 44-3/4 44-3/4 50-3/4 44-3/4 40-3/4 42-3/4 46-3/4 46-3/4 56-3/4 58-3/4 64-3/4 64-3/4 72-3/4 88-3/4 104-3/4 130-3/4 150-3/4 160-3/4 156-3/4
48 Wtj (plf) 23 28 31 36 42 45 51 56 60 67 71 71 79 88 96 107 112 129 142
W360 (plf) 286 359 409 500 582 669 732 817 862 1018 1031 1063 1126 1216 1375 1603 1643 1786 2034
N-ds 44-3/4 44-3/4 48-3/4 42-3/4 36-3/4 38-3/4 42-3/4 46-3/4 48-3/4 58-3/4 58-3/4 58-3/4 64-3/4 74-3/4 88-3/4 126-3/4 132-3/4 152-3/4 152-3/4
52 Wtj (plf) 23 27 30 36 42 43 47 53 60 61 71 71 73 83 96 102 111 126 132
W360 (plf) 322 382 437 565 645 681 768 842 941 964 1162 1186 1183 1366 1542 1626 1828 1847 2063
N-ds 44-3/4 44-3/4 46-3/4 40-3/4 36-3/4 38-3/4 40-3/4 42-3/4 46-3/4 46-3/4 58-3/4 56-3/4 58-3/4 72-3/4 88-3/4 110-3/4 126-3/4 134-3/4 132-3/4
56 Wtj (plf) 23 26 29 34 39 43 47 49 55 61 62 70 73 81 90 102 108 126 132
W360 (plf) 331 401 456 569 647 763 849 867 980 1076 1106 1328 1321 1418 1505 1814 1862 2058 2297
N-ds 42-3/4 44-3/4 44-3/4 40-3/4 36-3/4 38-3/4 40-3/4 42-3/4 42-3/4 46-3/4 46-3/4 56-3/4 58-3/4 66-3/4 74-3/4 106-3/4 110-3/4 134-3/4 128-3/4
60 Wtj (plf) 22 26 29 33 37 39 45 49 55 57 62 65 72 78 85 94 108 125 128
W360 (plf) 336 412 502 589 726 755 861 951 1074 1096 1227 1248 1468 1476 1565 1768 2041 2253 2344
N-ds 44-3/4 44-3/4 44-3/4 38-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 38-3/4 40-3/4 40-3/4 42-3/4 46-3/4 46-3/4 58-3/4 60-3/4 68-3/4 90-3/4 106-3/4 128-3/4 114-3/4
66 Wtj (plf) 22 26 29 32 35 39 45 47 52 53 59 65 66 78 82 89 99 118 128
W360 (plf) 357 466 504 622 741 847 970 981 1125 1151 1258 1399 1407 1657 1661 1846 2015 2291 2611
N-ds 42-3/4 44-3/4 44-3/4 38-3/4 34-3/4 36-3/4 38-3/4 38-3/4 38-3/4 40-3/4 42-3/4 46-3/4 48-3/4 60-3/4 62-3/4 82-3/4 90-3/4 110-3/4 108-3/4
72 Wtj (plf) 21 26 29 31 34 38 43 46 49 53 55 61 66 78 82 83 90 102 119
W360 (plf) 375 469 563 650 777 863 956 1100 1145 1272 1296 1411 1564 1841 1850 1954 2101 2285 2610
N-ds 42-3/4 44-3/4 44-3/4 38-3/4 34-3/4 34-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 36-3/4 38-3/4 40-3/4 42-3/4 46-3/4 58-3/4 60-3/4 70-3/4 82-3/4 92-3/4 92-3/4
100 40 Wtj (plf) 29 36 40 47 52 61 63 74 79 89 90 101 102 117 134 139 152 177 195
W360 (plf) 219 275 300 365 420 508 522 601 634 726 743 841 846 920 1015 1088 1185 1279 1344
N-ds 48-3/4 52-3/4 60-3/4 54-3/4 48-3/4 56-3/4 56-3/4 66-3/4 72-3/4 86-3/4 86-3/4 98-3/4 100-3/4 120-3/4 142-3/4 178-3/4 196-3/4 196-3/4 196-3/4
44 Wtj (plf) 28 32 38 42 51 60 62 64 72 78 90 91 107 107 125 133 141 160 174
W360 (plf) 243 294 326 403 491 595 612 627 698 763 870 901 993 998 1083 1275 1313 1418 1558
N-ds 48-3/4 50-3/4 58-3/4 52-3/4 46-3/4 56-3/4 56-3/4 56-3/4 64-3/4 72-3/4 84-3/4 86-3/4 98-3/4 104-3/4 120-3/4 178-3/4 178-3/4 196-3/4 196-3/4
48 Wtj (plf) 27 30 38 42 48 53 62 64 67 73 82 91 92 104 125 122 141 153 161
W360 (plf) 263 311 375 464 519 595 703 721 764 820 893 1035 1037 1145 1244 1331 1504 1610 1697
N-ds 48-3/4 48-3/4 54-3/4 48-3/4 44-3/4 46-3/4 56-3/4 56-3/4 58-3/4 64-3/4 72-3/4 86-3/4 86-3/4 100-3/4 118-3/4 148-3/4 178-3/4 196-3/4 176-3/4
52 Wtj (plf) 26 29 36 39 45 50 56 64 67 70 75 83 92 97 109 122 131 145 159
W360 (plf) 282 332 386 480 550 617 690 815 863 875 947 1041 1174 1183 1300 1500 1542 1716 1875
N-ds 48-3/4 50-3/4 52-3/4 48-3/4 42-3/4 44-3/4 46-3/4 56-3/4 56-3/4 58-3/4 64-3/4 72-3/4 86-3/4 86-3/4 104-3/4 144-3/4 148-3/4 178-3/4 170-3/4
56 Wtj (plf) 25 29 36 39 44 50 56 58 67 70 72 79 84 97 101 115 131 138 151
W360 (plf) 300 372 435 541 618 693 773 793 966 980 1000 1090 1173 1327 1328 1551 1720 1796 1977
N-ds 48-3/4 48-3/4 50-3/4 48-3/4 40-3/4 42-3/4 46-3/4 48-3/4 56-3/4 58-3/4 58-3/4 64-3/4 72-3/4 86-3/4 88-3/4 124-3/4 144-3/4 160-3/4 154-3/4
60 Wtj (plf) 25 29 34 37 41 47 52 58 61 70 72 76 79 89 101 115 126 134 150
W360 (plf) 307 382 441 539 626 707 778 870 917 1076 1098 1131 1206 1297 1458 1704 1752 1914 2166
N-ds 48-3/4 50-3/4 48-3/4 46-3/4 40-3/4 40-3/4 44-3/4 46-3/4 46-3/4 56-3/4 56-3/4 58-3/4 64-3/4 72-3/4 86-3/4 124-3/4 128-3/4 150-3/4 150-3/4
66 Wtj (plf) 25 29 33 37 40 46 50 55 61 64 72 76 78 89 102 107 126 128 142
W360 (plf) 354 414 479 618 643 743 835 916 1053 1060 1256 1293 1302 1483 1673 1765 1992 2020 2257
N-ds 46-3/4 48-3/4 48-3/4 44-3/4 40-3/4 40-3/4 42-3/4 44-3/4 44-3/4 46-3/4 56-3/4 56-3/4 58-3/4 72-3/4 86-3/4 104-3/4 124-3/4 130-3/4 128-3/4
72 Wtj (plf) 25 29 32 36 40 46 48 52 58 64 65 76 78 85 94 106 109 128 138
W360 (plf) 361 441 501 628 723 833 852 948 1071 1184 1204 1439 1457 1544 1663 1948 2022 2239 2520
N-ds 48-3/4 48-3/4 50-3/4 42-3/4 40-3/4 40-3/4 40-3/4 42-3/4 44-3/4 44-3/4 48-3/4 56-3/4 56-3/4 64-3/4 74-3/4 104-3/4 106-3/4 128-3/4 124-3/4
80 Wtj (plf) 25 28 32 36 40 44 47 49 54 60 63 70 71 82 87 101 103 120 132
W360 (plf) 388 464 541 633 748 852 980 998 1142 1252 1260 1400 1420 1664 1786 1999 2055 2309 2645
N-ds 48-3/4 48-3/4 50-3/4 42-3/4 38-3/4 40-3/4 40-3/4 40-3/4 40-3/4 44-3/4 44-3/4 46-3/4 48-3/4 58-3/4 66-3/4 86-3/4 90-3/4 108-3/4 108-3/4
Bridging Rows 4 3 2
Joist weights between the heavy red and black lines have 5 inch depth bearings. Joist weights between the heavy black and blue lines require 7 1/2 inch depth bearings.
Joist weights to the right of the heavy blue line require 10 inch depth bearings.

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Design Guide Weight Table / Vulcraft Noncomposite Steel Joists, VLH-Series
Based on an Allowable Tensile Stress of 30,000 psi.
Joist Joist Total Uniformly Distributed Joist Load in Pounds Per Linear Foot
Span Depth 200 250 300 350 400 500 600 700 800 900 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1800 2000 2200 2400 2700 3000
(ft) (in) (plf)
20 16 Wtj 6 6 7 7 7 8 9 10 11 13 14 14 15 16 17 19 19 22 24 27 30 34 38
W360 368 368 368 383 403 452 521 604 663 796 855 923 1007 1041 1120 1193 1243 1405 1552 1719 1857 2068 2240
18 Wtj 6 6 7 7 7 8 8 10 10 12 13 14 14 15 16 17 21 21 23 26 26 31 35
W360 471 471 471 471 516 565 604 707 801 879 1022 1095 1159 1218 1341 1390 1488 1670 1832 1994 2102 2500 2687
20 Wtj 7 7 7 7 7 8 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 14 15 16 18 22 21 23 25 29 31
W360 589 589 589 589 614 678 717 781 879 1022 1100 1213 1316 1405 1527 1577 1739 1866 2097 2299 2510 2706 2981
22 16 Wtj 6 6 7 7 8 9 10 12 14 14 15 16 18 19 20 22 23 27 30 33 36 41 46
W360 275 275 286 301 316 389 452 540 621 661 753 779 863 929 970 1050 1106 1286 1388 1484 1612 1848 2042
18 Wtj 6 6 7 7 7 8 10 10 12 13 14 15 16 18 19 19 21 24 26 29 31 37 41
W360 353 353 353 367 393 452 551 599 694 764 848 911 1003 1080 1153 1201 1304 1429 1572 1708 1870 2174 2402
20 Wtj 7 7 7 7 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 19 19 23 25 26 29 33 38
W360 441 441 441 459 481 525 624 687 793 867 955 1087 1142 1256 1352 1443 1443 1719 1877 1976 2152 2450 2740
22 Wtj 7 7 7 7 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 14 15 16 17 22 21 23 26 28 31 34
W360 536 536 536 536 558 617 687 786 911 1003 1109 1201 1330 1396 1539 1590 1712 1925 2108 2303 2487 2740 3012
24 16 Wtj 6 6 7 7 8 10 11 13 15 16 18 20 22 24 25 27 29 32 36 42 44 51 57
W360 211 211 231 242 287 347 400 476 544 597 662 713 775 848 891 986 1012 1108 1237 1418 1477 1677 1908
18 Wtj 6 6 7 7 8 9 10 12 13 15 16 18 20 21 22 24 26 29 32 35 38 44 50
W360 271 271 282 302 324 392 476 558 612 699 769 829 922 1001 1001 1096 1206 1311 1435 1542 1668 1922 2184
20 Wtj 7 7 7 7 8 8 10 11 13 14 15 17 18 20 20 22 24 27 30 33 36 39 44
W360 338 338 338 369 389 462 527 609 733 786 876 964 1037 1108 1156 1257 1378 1516 1652 1807 1942 2102 2427
22 Wtj 7 7 7 7 8 9 10 11 12 14 15 16 17 19 20 21 22 25 27 31 33 37 44
W360 411 411 411 428 459 527 617 699 812 896 964 1071 1181 1271 1361 1418 1477 1694 1860 2029 2224 2390 2866
24 Wtj 7 7 7 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 16 16 18 19 20 21 23 26 28 31 34 39
W360 493 493 493 493 541 589 699 772 893 972 1077 1223 1288 1420 1468 1578 1637 1857 2040 2243 2446 2680 2990
Bridging Rows 1
Joists whose weight is shown to the left of the heavy red line have 2 1/2 inch deep bearings.
Joists whose weight is shown between the heavy red and black lines have 5 inch deep bearings.
Joists whose weight is shown between the heavy black and blue lines have 7 1/2 inch deep bearings.
Joists whose weight is shown to the right of the heavy blue line have 10 inch deep bearinngs.

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Design Guide Weight Table / Vulcraft Noncomposite Steel Joists, VLH-Series
Based on an Allowable Tensile Stress of 30,000 psi.
Joist Joist Total Uniformly Distributed Joist Load in Pounds Per Linear Foot
Span Depth 200 250 300 350 400 500 600 700 800 900 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1800 2000 2200 2400 2700 3000
(ft) (in) (plf)
26 16 Wtj 6 7 7 8 9 11 13 14 16 17 21 22 24 26 27 30 32 36 42 45 52 55 61
W360 166 172 190 225 250 305 373 415 486 519 608 632 698 773 773 868 893 1014 1158 1228 1414 1496 1639
18 Wtj 6 6 7 8 9 10 12 13 15 16 18 19 22 23 25 26 29 33 37 41 42 49 55
W360 212 212 232 265 289 349 437 495 583 627 669 723 818 859 946 1003 1083 1160 1308 1445 1507 1712 1951
20 Wtj 7 7 7 8 8 10 11 12 14 15 16 18 19 21 23 24 26 30 34 37 41 43 49
W360 265 265 276 305 331 413 466 548 639 731 784 840 906 985 1080 1136 1189 1363 1522 1648 1823 1902 2165
22 Wtj 7 7 7 7 8 9 10 12 14 15 15 16 19 20 21 24 24 27 30 35 37 42 44
W360 323 323 336 354 371 457 532 636 703 780 895 926 1067 1111 1209 1328 1328 1549 1677 1874 2031 2247 2346
24 Wtj 7 7 7 7 8 8 10 10 12 13 15 16 17 19 20 21 22 27 29 31 34 38 42
W360 387 387 387 424 444 528 605 683 802 879 1010 1074 1151 1284 1339 1394 1456 1759 1918 2101 2187 2453 2715
26 Wtj 7 7 7 7 8 8 9 10 12 13 14 15 17 18 22 20 21 24 27 29 32 36 39
W360 457 457 457 499 508 586 647 776 901 996 1072 1193 1317 1361 1465 1520 1653 1896 2086 2278 2495 2689 2914
28 16 Wtj 7 7 8 9 10 12 15 16 18 21 24 25 26 30 32 35 38 42 49 52 58 65 73
W360 138 148 176 210 224 282 332 388 432 485 557 589 617 693 713 774 841 924 1050 1129 1268 1353 1524
18 Wtj 6 7 8 8 9 11 13 15 16 19 21 23 24 26 29 31 34 38 42 48 51 55 61
W360 169 185 205 231 268 321 395 466 501 577 626 686 722 801 864 898 965 1094 1203 1367 1471 1558 1711
20 Wtj 7 7 7 8 9 11 12 14 15 16 19 21 23 24 26 28 29 34 38 42 48 52 56
W360 212 221 235 265 295 372 438 510 584 626 723 787 863 907 1006 1034 1088 1215 1380 1519 1729 1861 1972
22 Wtj 7 7 7 8 9 10 12 14 15 16 17 19 21 22 23 26 27 31 35 37 42 49 52
W360 258 258 282 296 353 425 489 586 653 714 796 887 965 1007 1060 1164 1237 1392 1496 1621 1874 2135 2297
24 Wtj 6 7 7 7 8 9 11 12 14 15 16 18 19 21 21 24 26 29 31 35 38 43 50
W360 309 309 321 344 386 466 545 640 702 806 889 956 1069 1163 1163 1277 1404 1531 1678 1806 1958 2265 2583
26 Wtj 6 7 7 7 8 9 10 11 13 14 15 17 18 19 21 22 24 26 29 31 36 42 44
W360 365 365 365 399 420 517 602 693 796 884 953 1051 1131 1214 1320 1378 1514 1665 1819 1992 2147 2579 2694
28 Wtj 7 7 7 7 8 9 10 11 12 14 15 16 17 19 20 21 22 25 29 29 32 39 43
W360 425 425 425 466 489 545 667 752 840 969 1058 1185 1228 1321 1420 1542 1611 1773 2129 2129 2334 2727 3025
30 16 Wtj 7 8 9 10 12 14 15 18 21 24 26 29 32 34 37 42 44 51 55 58 69 73 88
W360 117 143 162 182 212 262 305 351 409 452 501 541 578 628 683 750 796 916 969 1029 1163 1236 1504
18 Wtj 7 7 8 9 10 12 14 16 19 21 24 26 29 30 32 35 38 42 48 51 58 65 73
W360 143 153 183 217 242 295 346 406 468 529 585 650 701 728 751 817 887 976 1109 1193 1344 1438 1621
20 Wtj 7 7 8 9 10 12 14 15 16 19 21 24 25 26 29 32 35 38 42 48 52 58 65
W360 172 187 206 239 282 341 401 474 508 587 638 735 770 816 883 947 1029 1119 1232 1402 1510 1700 1826
22 Wtj 7 7 7 9 9 11 13 15 15 18 19 21 23 25 27 29 31 36 38 43 49 56 59
W360 209 217 233 278 316 386 451 529 579 667 720 783 860 944 1003 1086 1129 1268 1378 1520 1731 1975 2100
24 Wtj 6 7 7 8 8 10 12 13 15 16 18 20 21 24 24 27 29 31 36 41 42 49 56
W360 250 250 275 313 342 412 519 569 654 721 803 867 943 1036 1087 1208 1242 1361 1530 1759 1837 2095 2391
26 Wtj 7 7 7 8 8 10 11 13 14 16 17 19 20 22 24 25 27 30 35 38 41 44 50
W360 296 296 323 341 379 464 562 645 717 823 886 984 1027 1117 1228 1291 1434 1555 1741 1887 2092 2185 2494
28 Wtj 7 7 7 7 8 9 11 12 13 15 17 18 20 20 22 24 25 29 32 35 39 43 50
W360 345 345 359 383 411 498 610 717 786 903 996 1072 1152 1202 1306 1438 1510 1727 1893 2040 2212 2454 2928
30 Wtj 7 7 7 8 8 9 10 12 13 15 16 17 19 20 20 22 24 27 30 32 36 42 45
W360 398 398 398 435 456 544 655 757 870 966 1042 1150 1238 1331 1389 1511 1663 1830 1999 2192 2364 2845 2970
32 16 Wtj 7 8 10 11 12 15 18 21 24 26 30 34 36 39 44 48 51 55 60 69 81 88 93
W360 102 128 149 174 188 241 288 336 372 412 462 516 540 585 654 700 753 796 873 956 1115 1237 1269
18 Wtj 7 8 9 10 11 14 15 18 21 24 26 29 32 35 38 41 44 48 55 58 65 73 88
W360 124 151 171 193 225 276 322 372 435 481 534 576 618 672 729 802 852 912 1039 1105 1182 1333 1624
20 Wtj 7 7 9 10 11 13 15 16 19 21 24 26 29 32 34 35 38 45 48 54 57 69 73
W360 147 156 193 224 260 319 389 418 482 547 605 671 726 779 846 846 920 1078 1153 1315 1398 1591 1693
22 Wtj 7 7 8 9 10 13 14 15 17 19 22 24 26 28 30 32 35 41 44 48 55 60 69
W360 172 188 215 249 284 356 422 476 548 592 672 742 825 847 928 958 1042 1197 1329 1424 1624 1789 1972
24 Wtj 6 7 7 8 9 11 13 15 16 18 21 22 24 26 28 30 32 37 41 45 49 55 61
W360 206 214 236 281 311 381 468 538 615 660 775 809 894 993 1021 1078 1157 1306 1446 1608 1722 1966 2169
26 Wtj 6 7 7 8 9 10 12 14 15 16 19 21 22 24 26 29 30 35 38 42 45 50 57
W360 244 253 271 304 339 415 506 589 676 728 845 919 960 1061 1111 1213 1279 1432 1552 1797 1914 2051 2340
28 Wtj 7 7 7 8 9 10 12 14 15 16 18 20 22 24 24 27 29 32 35 39 43 50 53
W360 284 284 311 326 387 467 540 646 742 819 881 988 1074 1182 1241 1300 1420 1557 1678 1906 2107 2407 2593
30 Wtj 7 7 8 8 8 10 11 13 15 16 17 19 20 22 24 25 26 29 32 37 42 44 51
W360 327 327 358 375 408 513 578 681 794 913 946 1055 1142 1242 1367 1437 1505 1644 1802 2031 2339 2442 2793
34 18 Wtj 7 9 10 11 12 15 18 21 24 26 30 33 36 38 41 44 51 54 60 68 72 88 93
W360 110 136 161 187 202 258 309 362 400 444 498 536 584 607 668 709 817 864 950 1043 1109 1351 1388
20 Wtj 7 8 9 11 12 14 16 19 22 24 26 29 32 35 38 42 45 51 54 60 64 73 88
W360 128 156 177 207 233 287 348 401 455 503 558 604 648 704 766 843 897 1033 1095 1204 1249 1409 1719
22 Wtj 7 8 9 10 11 14 15 17 20 22 24 27 29 32 35 38 38 45 49 55 58 69 73
W360 149 172 200 226 264 325 397 440 514 559 618 686 743 797 867 943 943 1106 1185 1351 1437 1641 1747
24 Wtj 6 7 8 9 10 12 14 15 18 21 22 24 26 29 31 34 35 42 45 49 54 60 69
W360 171 188 228 258 293 355 436 476 549 645 674 744 826 897 931 1003 1047 1257 1338 1433 1636 1805 1992
26 Wtj 7 7 8 8 9 11 13 15 17 19 21 23 25 27 29 31 34 38 42 48 49 56 61
W360 203 221 244 276 320 385 476 563 606 703 765 840 883 981 1064 1105 1191 1353 1495 1706 1706 1947 2153
28 Wtj 7 7 8 8 9 11 13 15 16 18 20 22 24 25 27 30 31 35 39 42 49 52 57
W360 236 246 271 313 356 438 511 601 658 760 822 894 984 1033 1147 1246 1295 1458 1586 1753 2003 2158 2287
30 Wtj 7 7 7 8 9 11 13 14 16 17 19 20 22 24 27 28 29 34 38 41 43 49 57
W360 272 272 298 340 372 466 567 641 760 817 878 951 1034 1138 1252 1329 1368 1553 1753 1946 2032 2324 2654
33 Wtj 7 7 7 8 8 10 12 13 15 17 18 20 21 23 24 26 29 32 35 39 43 48 52
W360 331 344 362 394 424 519 655 725 827 959 1032 1112 1209 1325 1391 1530 1673 1835 1981 2148 2385 2657 2850
Bridging Rows 2 1
Joists whose weight is shown to the left of the heavy red line have 2 1/2 inch deep bearings.
Joists whose weight is shown between the heavy red and black lines have 5 inch deep bearings.
Joists whose weight is shown between the heavy black and blue lines have 7 1/2 inch deep bearings.
Joists whose weight is shown to the right of the heavy blue line have 10 inch deep bearinngs.
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Design Guide Weight Table / Vulcraft Noncomposite Steel Joists, VLH-Series
Based on an Allowable Tensile Stress of 30,000 psi.
Joist Joist Total Uniformly Distributed Joist Load in Pounds Per Linear Foot
Span Depth 200 250 300 350 400 500 600 700 800 900 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1800 2000 2200 2400 2700 3000
(ft) (in) (plf)
36 18 Wtj 8 9 11 12 14 17 20 24 26 30 34 37 41 44 48 51 54 60 68 80 88 93 108
W360 105 125 146 170 193 241 292 337 374 419 470 511 562 596 638 687 727 799 877 1024 1136 1168 1317
20 Wtj 7 9 10 12 12 15 18 21 24 26 30 32 36 37 41 45 48 54 60 68 72 88 89
W360 114 143 168 196 212 273 326 383 423 469 528 545 619 644 709 754 807 921 1013 1113 1185 1446 1446
22 Wtj 7 8 10 11 12 15 16 19 22 24 26 29 32 35 37 42 44 51 55 60 68 73 88
W360 132 160 190 222 240 305 358 414 470 520 577 625 670 730 793 874 930 1072 1136 1252 1380 1469 1794
24 Wtj 7 8 8 10 10 13 15 18 21 22 24 26 29 32 35 37 42 44 51 55 60 69 81
W360 150 174 209 237 267 338 400 462 543 567 626 695 754 809 880 958 1057 1126 1298 1376 1518 1676 1962
26 Wtj 7 7 8 9 10 12 14 16 18 21 23 26 27 30 32 35 38 42 48 52 56 61 70
W360 177 189 226 257 291 368 433 510 569 643 706 777 825 895 962 1047 1138 1257 1435 1546 1638 1811 2000
28 Wtj 7 7 8 9 10 12 14 16 18 20 22 24 27 28 30 33 36 39 43 49 52 59 62
W360 198 217 248 277 327 397 467 553 639 692 786 869 965 965 1048 1127 1226 1334 1475 1685 1815 2047 2128
30 Wtj 7 7 8 9 10 11 13 15 17 19 21 22 25 27 29 30 33 36 42 46 50 57 61
W360 229 238 263 313 345 425 522 599 688 739 833 910 1005 1117 1150 1214 1306 1421 1637 1824 1955 2232 2473
33 Wtj 7 7 8 9 9 11 13 15 16 18 20 22 24 25 26 29 30 36 38 42 44 51 57
W360 278 289 319 357 394 492 610 677 780 868 935 1062 1170 1229 1287 1407 1485 1666 1807 2006 2096 2397 2739
36 Wtj 7 7 8 8 9 11 12 14 16 18 19 20 22 25 26 27 30 33 38 41 44 51 56
W360 333 346 382 407 472 567 659 784 876 1000 1079 1121 1274 1404 1466 1545 1690 1853 2075 2294 2413 2885 3047
38 20 Wtj 8 9 11 12 14 17 20 24 26 30 34 37 41 44 48 51 54 60 68 72 88 88 103
W360 111 133 154 180 205 257 312 359 398 448 503 547 602 640 685 738 782 860 945 1006 1228 1228 1360
22 Wtj 8 9 11 12 14 15 18 22 24 26 30 34 36 38 42 48 48 54 60 69 73 88 89
W360 123 148 174 203 239 283 339 399 441 490 552 619 647 673 742 846 846 965 1063 1172 1247 1523 1523
24 Wtj 7 8 9 10 12 14 16 19 22 24 26 30 32 35 37 42 44 51 54 60 68 80 88
W360 134 163 194 227 254 311 366 424 481 531 590 665 687 747 813 898 956 1102 1168 1289 1423 1666 1851
26 Wtj 7 8 9 10 11 13 15 18 21 23 26 27 30 32 35 38 42 48 51 55 60 69 81
W360 150 174 210 247 268 340 402 464 546 600 700 700 789 817 889 966 1067 1219 1312 1390 1537 1698 1990
28 Wtj 7 7 8 9 11 13 15 17 19 22 24 27 29 31 32 35 38 42 49 52 56 61 73
W360 175 187 230 266 302 384 470 505 587 668 738 819 890 925 957 1041 1133 1252 1430 1541 1633 1807 2129
30 Wtj 7 7 8 9 10 12 15 16 19 20 22 24 27 30 31 35 36 41 45 50 56 61 66
W360 194 213 258 293 333 405 495 542 627 707 772 854 949 1030 1071 1155 1207 1390 1548 1660 1895 2099 2190
33 Wtj 7 7 8 9 10 12 14 15 17 20 22 24 27 28 29 31 34 37 42 50 50 57 62
W360 236 259 295 323 371 468 540 621 712 794 902 993 1093 1160 1195 1310 1414 1534 1703 2035 2035 2326 2579
36 Wtj 7 8 8 9 10 11 14 15 17 19 20 22 24 26 29 30 32 36 41 43 50 55 57
W360 294 324 345 375 424 513 620 707 821 916 994 1081 1192 1311 1435 1435 1574 1699 1948 2048 2450 2587 2800
40 20 Wtj 9 10 12 14 15 18 23 26 30 34 37 41 44 50 51 57 60 68 80 87 88 102 118
W360 104 122 148 175 198 237 293 341 384 430 468 515 548 632 632 711 736 809 946 1051 1051 1165 1319
22 Wtj 8 10 11 13 14 17 20 23 26 30 34 37 41 44 48 51 54 60 68 72 87 89 102
W360 116 138 162 189 215 269 327 378 420 472 530 576 636 676 724 779 826 910 1003 1068 1304 1304 1449
24 Wtj 7 8 10 11 13 15 18 21 24 26 30 34 37 41 44 48 50 55 60 68 72 88 93
W360 122 152 179 209 246 291 350 412 455 505 569 640 696 769 818 876 943 1000 1104 1218 1297 1585 1634
26 Wtj 7 8 9 11 12 15 17 21 23 25 27 31 35 37 38 42 44 51 55 61 69 81 89
W360 135 164 196 229 268 335 383 467 514 571 600 676 761 827 827 914 974 1124 1191 1316 1454 1704 1895
28 Wtj 7 8 9 10 11 14 16 19 21 24 27 29 32 35 38 38 42 48 52 59 61 70 82
W360 158 192 210 247 289 356 417 484 547 632 702 762 819 891 970 970 1072 1225 1319 1488 1547 1711 2006
30 Wtj 7 8 9 10 11 13 16 17 20 22 25 27 30 33 35 37 38 44 49 55 59 65 73
W360 173 200 232 274 309 392 464 517 581 661 731 812 882 949 1033 1072 1124 1326 1421 1623 1728 1875 2120
33 Wtj 7 8 9 9 10 12 15 17 19 22 24 26 27 30 32 34 38 42 49 50 57 61 70
W360 210 232 277 305 347 422 517 587 680 772 851 936 993 1080 1122 1211 1313 1458 1742 1742 1991 2208 2448
36 Wtj 7 8 9 9 10 12 15 16 18 20 22 24 26 29 29 32 34 38 43 50 51 57 62
W360 242 269 310 343 399 479 570 679 756 851 926 1021 1123 1229 1229 1347 1455 1578 1832 2097 2097 2397 2662
40 Wtj 7 8 9 9 10 12 14 15 18 20 21 24 26 27 29 31 33 37 42 44 49 56 60
W360 312 344 366 399 451 565 678 753 904 975 1103 1210 1329 1399 1441 1589 1680 1883 2083 2190 2441 2769 3120
42 22 Wtj 9 11 12 14 15 18 22 25 29 33 37 41 44 48 51 54 57 68 72 88 88 103 118
W360 105 129 156 185 203 250 295 344 392 438 497 548 584 625 672 713 758 866 921 1125 1125 1250 1417
24 Wtj 8 9 11 12 13 17 21 24 26 30 34 37 41 44 48 50 54 60 68 72 87 88 103
W360 120 143 167 195 223 279 340 393 436 491 552 601 663 706 756 814 863 952 1051 1119 1368 1368 1524
26 Wtj 7 9 10 11 13 15 18 22 24 26 31 35 37 42 44 48 51 55 60 68 72 88 94
W360 124 155 182 213 251 297 357 421 466 517 603 656 714 789 840 900 969 1027 1136 1254 1336 1635 1686
28 Wtj 7 8 10 11 12 15 17 21 23 26 29 32 35 37 42 44 48 51 58 61 69 82 89
W360 136 168 197 231 270 337 386 472 519 605 657 707 769 837 925 986 1057 1138 1284 1335 1477 1731 1926
30 Wtj 7 9 10 11 12 14 17 19 22 24 27 29 32 35 38 42 42 49 56 59 65 73 89
W360 157 191 227 257 287 354 431 501 571 631 701 761 819 891 969 1072 1072 1226 1400 1490 1618 1829 2241
33 Wtj 7 8 9 10 11 14 16 18 20 22 25 27 30 33 36 37 41 45 50 56 61 70 74
W360 191 218 243 288 324 412 489 565 612 697 771 857 932 1002 1091 1133 1258 1403 1503 1718 1905 2112 2251
36 Wtj 7 8 9 10 11 14 15 17 20 22 24 27 29 30 32 35 38 43 49 51 58 62 70
W360 217 240 285 327 370 458 550 606 703 799 881 969 1060 1119 1163 1256 1361 1581 1810 1810 2068 2297 2549
40 Wtj 8 9 9 10 11 13 15 17 19 20 23 24 27 30 31 34 35 41 43 50 55 60 64
W360 288 316 344 381 441 538 628 754 841 876 1044 1097 1207 1322 1371 1509 1567 1797 1890 2263 2389 2692 2876
Bridging Rows 3 2 1
Joists whose weight is shown to the left of the heavy red line have 2 1/2 inch deep bearings.
Joists whose weight is shown between the heavy red and black lines have 5 inch deep bearings.
Joists whose weight is shown between the heavy black and blue lines have 7 1/2 inch deep bearings.
Joists whose weight is shown to the right of the heavy blue line have 10 inch deep bearinngs.
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Design Guide Weight Table / Vulcraft Noncomposite Steel Joists, VLH-Series
Based on an Allowable Tensile Stress of 30,000 psi.
Joist Joist Total Uniformly Distributed Joist Load in Pounds Per Linear Foot
Span Depth 200 250 300 350 400 500 600 700 800 900 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1800 2000 2200 2400 2700 3000
(ft) (in) (plf)
44 22 Wtj 10 11 14 15 16 20 24 27 31 35 41 44 50 51 57 60 64 72 87 88 97 108 126
W360 104 121 153 177 195 245 283 331 365 415 477 507 584 584 659 682 709 800 978 978 1037 1140 1339
24 Wtj 8 10 11 13 15 18 22 25 29 33 37 41 44 48 51 54 57 68 72 87 88 97 118
W360 114 134 157 193 212 262 309 361 411 460 522 576 613 657 707 750 797 913 972 1188 1188 1264 1501
26 Wtj 8 9 11 12 14 17 21 24 26 30 34 37 41 44 48 51 54 60 68 73 88 90 103
W360 123 147 180 201 228 287 350 405 450 507 570 620 685 730 782 842 892 987 1090 1161 1420 1420 1585
28 Wtj 8 9 10 12 13 16 18 22 24 28 32 35 38 42 45 48 51 58 61 69 81 89 95
W360 130 157 194 216 254 313 363 429 473 554 614 668 727 804 857 918 989 1115 1160 1283 1504 1673 1727
30 Wtj 7 9 10 11 13 16 18 21 24 26 29 32 35 38 42 44 48 51 58 64 69 81 89
W360 136 174 214 243 270 348 402 474 548 609 661 712 774 842 931 994 1065 1147 1295 1406 1492 1749 1947
33 Wtj 7 9 10 11 12 15 17 20 22 25 27 30 32 35 38 42 42 49 55 61 61 73 83
W360 166 201 240 268 316 387 457 532 606 669 744 809 871 948 1032 1142 1142 1306 1493 1655 1655 1955 2153
36 Wtj 8 9 9 10 11 14 16 18 21 24 26 29 30 34 36 38 42 49 50 57 61 69 82
W360 198 226 262 299 346 429 509 588 665 765 842 921 972 1091 1139 1183 1315 1572 1572 1797 1995 2215 2599
40 Wtj 12 12 10 10 12 14 16 18 20 22 24 27 29 32 33 35 38 42 49 51 57 63 71
W360 336 336 319 354 409 494 594 678 761 864 953 1049 1149 1259 1311 1361 1477 1642 1966 1966 2248 2498 2776
44 Wtj 8 9 9 10 11 13 15 17 20 21 24 26 28 30 32 34 37 42 44 51 56 60 65
W360 299 334 363 402 442 568 664 746 890 964 1105 1214 1317 1401 1453 1599 1723 1907 2006 2403 2538 2862 3058
46 24 Wtj 9 11 12 14 16 20 24 27 31 35 41 44 48 51 57 59 64 72 87 88 97 108 126
W360 109 127 153 186 205 259 298 349 386 439 504 536 574 618 697 723 752 850 1039 1039 1105 1215 1428
26 Wtj 9 10 11 13 15 18 22 25 29 33 37 41 44 48 51 54 57 68 72 87 88 98 117
W360 118 138 162 200 219 271 320 374 426 477 542 599 638 684 736 780 830 953 1015 1242 1242 1323 1573
28 Wtj 8 9 11 12 14 17 21 24 26 30 35 37 42 44 48 51 54 60 68 72 88 89 103
W360 126 149 184 211 233 293 358 414 460 519 584 636 703 749 803 865 916 1014 1122 1195 1463 1463 1635
30 Wtj 8 9 11 12 14 17 19 22 25 29 32 35 38 42 44 48 51 58 64 69 81 89 95
W360 139 173 202 236 269 328 381 433 507 578 622 677 736 814 869 931 1003 1132 1229 1304 1530 1702 1758
33 Wtj 8 9 10 12 13 16 18 21 24 27 30 32 35 38 42 45 48 54 59 61 69 82 89
W360 147 185 227 266 303 371 429 506 585 651 708 761 829 902 998 1065 1142 1305 1389 1447 1604 1883 2096
36 Wtj 8 9 10 11 13 15 17 20 22 24 27 30 33 36 38 42 43 49 56 61 62 74 83
W360 176 217 262 281 331 417 478 558 636 703 781 850 915 996 1084 1201 1201 1375 1571 1744 1744 2063 2273
40 Wtj 8 9 10 11 12 15 17 20 21 24 27 29 32 34 37 38 42 47 51 57 62 67 80
W360 215 252 284 335 390 464 573 665 723 833 917 1004 1101 1146 1234 1291 1435 1600 1719 1965 2184 2311 2657
44 Wtj 13 13 11 11 12 15 16 19 20 23 25 27 30 31 34 38 41 43 48 54 58 64 72
W360 357 357 351 387 450 555 631 721 810 966 1016 1118 1225 1271 1398 1506 1668 1754 1955 2219 2403 2673 2974
48 24 Wtj 9 11 13 15 17 21 26 30 34 38 44 48 51 57 60 68 72 87 88 97 107 126 137
W360 99 120 149 168 194 237 291 328 369 418 472 505 544 613 636 702 747 913 913 972 1068 1256 1340
26 Wtj 9 11 12 15 16 21 24 27 31 35 41 44 48 51 57 60 64 72 87 88 97 108 127
W360 113 132 159 193 214 269 311 364 403 458 527 561 601 647 730 759 790 892 1092 1092 1164 1279 1506
28 Wtj 9 10 12 14 15 18 23 26 30 34 37 42 44 48 51 55 58 68 73 88 89 98 118
W360 121 149 173 205 232 279 347 404 456 514 559 618 659 706 760 806 858 986 1050 1286 1286 1373 1633
30 Wtj 8 10 11 13 15 17 22 24 27 32 35 37 42 44 48 51 55 60 69 81 88 93 103
W360 127 157 187 214 260 298 381 421 468 547 595 647 716 764 819 882 935 1036 1147 1345 1497 1546 1676
33 Wtj 8 9 11 12 14 16 19 22 26 29 32 35 38 42 45 48 51 55 61 69 81 89 94
W360 140 176 217 243 275 351 409 466 572 622 670 729 793 878 937 1004 1082 1148 1273 1411 1655 1843 1906
36 Wtj 8 9 10 11 14 16 19 21 24 27 30 33 36 38 42 45 48 55 60 61 70 83 90
W360 160 194 239 266 319 391 452 534 618 687 747 805 876 953 1056 1128 1209 1382 1534 1534 1703 1998 2225
40 Wtj 9 9 10 11 13 15 18 20 22 26 29 32 34 36 38 42 44 50 56 61 63 72 83
W360 211 236 272 314 362 456 521 611 664 806 883 968 1008 1093 1135 1262 1319 1511 1728 1921 1921 2134 2506
44 Wtj 12 13 10 11 13 15 17 19 22 25 28 29 30 34 37 40 42 48 50 57 60 68 81
W360 314 333 309 358 417 511 613 684 775 893 983 1077 1117 1229 1325 1466 1542 1719 1848 2113 2200 2487 2864
48 Wtj 9 10 10 12 13 15 17 20 21 23 26 29 31 32 36 39 40 44 49 56 59 64 71
W360 274 306 356 394 438 568 664 758 853 928 1070 1178 1291 1339 1473 1588 1662 1850 2062 2342 2536 2825 2989
50 26 Wtj 9 11 13 15 17 21 26 30 34 38 44 48 50 57 59 68 71 87 87 97 107 126 136
W360 103 126 155 175 195 249 306 344 388 439 496 531 572 646 671 741 789 965 965 1029 1131 1331 1420
28 Wtj 9 11 12 15 16 21 24 27 32 36 41 44 48 51 57 60 64 72 87 88 97 108 126
W360 116 143 164 199 220 278 322 376 417 475 546 582 624 672 758 788 822 929 1137 1137 1214 1335 1573
30 Wtj 9 10 12 14 15 18 23 26 30 35 37 42 44 51 51 57 60 68 72 88 89 103 118
W360 123 152 184 209 237 285 354 414 467 526 572 633 675 780 780 880 916 1014 1080 1323 1323 1482 1684
33 Wtj 8 10 12 13 15 18 21 24 27 30 34 37 42 44 48 51 54 60 68 80 88 89 103
W360 137 170 207 236 263 334 393 455 506 571 644 701 776 828 888 957 1015 1125 1247 1463 1629 1629 1829
36 Wtj 8 9 11 12 14 17 20 22 26 29 32 35 38 42 45 48 52 56 61 69 128 89 93
W360 154 186 229 257 291 372 434 494 572 660 711 774 843 933 997 1068 1152 1221 1356 1505 2743 1967 2036
40 Wtj 10 10 11 12 14 16 19 21 24 27 29 32 36 38 42 43 49 56 57 62 71 84 91
W360 217 217 252 303 350 430 498 587 648 757 781 856 966 1052 1116 1166 1336 1527 1527 1698 1887 2216 2468
44 Wtj 8 10 10 12 14 16 18 20 24 26 29 31 34 37 40 42 45 51 58 59 63 71 84
W360 213 263 292 338 409 491 560 630 751 825 952 988 1087 1171 1296 1363 1424 1633 1868 1945 2078 2312 2716
48 Wtj 9 9 11 12 13 15 18 20 22 25 28 30 32 35 38 39 43 49 52 60 64 68 75
W360 264 271 327 378 440 525 648 724 820 899 1041 1141 1183 1302 1404 1469 1635 1823 1960 2242 2442 2643 2781
Bridging Rows 3 2 1
Joists whose weight is shown to the left of the heavy red line have 2 1/2 inch deep bearings.
Joists whose weight is shown between the heavy red and black lines have 5 inch deep bearings.
Joists whose weight is shown between the heavy black and blue lines have 7 1/2 inch deep bearings.
Joists whose weight is shown to the right of the heavy blue line have 10 inch deep bearinngs.
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Design Guide Weight Table / Vulcraft Noncomposite Steel Joists, VLH-Series
Based on an Allowable Tensile Stress of 30,000 psi.
Joist Joist Total Uniformly Distributed Joist Load in Pounds Per Linear Foot
Span Depth 200 250 300 350 400 500 600 700 800 900 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1800 2000 2200 2400 2700 3000
(ft) (in) (plf)
52 26 Wtj 10 12 15 16 18 24 27 32 37 44 47 51 57 60 68 72 80 87 92 107 118 127 145
W360 100 121 151 168 187 244 286 330 374 441 472 508 573 596 658 701 771 857 884 1005 1086 1182 1353
28 Wtj 10 11 14 15 17 22 26 30 34 39 44 48 51 57 60 68 72 81 88 97 107 126 128
W360 107 131 161 182 203 259 317 358 403 457 517 554 597 673 700 774 825 908 1010 1078 1186 1397 1397
30 Wtj 9 11 13 15 16 21 24 27 32 36 41 44 50 51 57 60 64 72 87 88 97 108 126
W360 119 147 168 204 226 286 331 387 430 489 562 600 693 693 782 813 849 959 1175 1175 1257 1383 1630
33 Wtj 9 10 12 14 15 18 22 27 29 32 37 42 44 48 51 55 58 68 73 88 89 98 109
W360 133 157 191 226 257 309 366 449 489 526 623 689 736 789 850 901 959 1108 1180 1447 1447 1550 1707
36 Wtj 9 10 12 13 15 18 21 24 27 31 35 38 42 45 48 51 55 61 69 73 89 90 104
W360 150 181 220 251 280 355 419 485 539 610 688 748 829 885 949 1023 1085 1205 1337 1425 1747 1747 1966
40 Wtj 8 10 11 13 15 17 20 23 26 28 32 34 37 41 43 49 49 56 61 69 74 89 95
W360 169 205 241 284 331 395 479 547 633 693 760 822 891 991 1036 1187 1187 1357 1508 1676 1786 2192 2272
44 Wtj 13 13 11 12 14 16 19 22 24 27 29 32 35 38 42 44 50 56 58 63 71 83 93
W360 246 284 281 327 363 436 537 608 702 772 846 928 1003 1088 1211 1265 1451 1659 1728 1846 2054 2413 2688
48 Wtj 12 11 11 12 13 15 18 20 23 26 29 32 34 36 39 43 45 51 59 61 65 73 86
W360 294 271 310 371 410 496 595 670 761 878 953 1051 1157 1203 1305 1452 1518 1741 1992 2076 2218 2470 2902
54 28 Wtj 10 12 15 16 18 24 27 31 37 44 48 51 57 60 68 71 72 87 93 102 117 127 145
W360 104 126 158 175 195 255 298 331 392 461 495 533 601 625 691 736 736 901 930 1008 1144 1246 1427
30 Wtj 10 11 14 15 17 22 26 30 34 39 44 48 51 57 60 68 72 81 88 93 108 126 127
W360 110 134 166 188 209 267 328 370 417 473 535 574 618 698 726 804 856 942 1049 1083 1234 1454 1454
33 Wtj 9 11 12 15 16 21 24 27 32 35 41 44 48 51 54 57 63 72 81 88 93 107 126
W360 129 152 177 222 246 312 361 401 469 511 615 656 704 758 804 856 932 1053 1160 1291 1335 1523 1796
36 Wtj 9 11 12 14 16 19 22 27 29 32 37 42 44 48 51 54 58 64 72 81 89 97 108
W360 136 173 204 242 274 344 392 481 524 564 668 740 790 847 913 968 1031 1124 1271 1400 1559 1674 1843
40 Wtj 9 10 11 14 15 18 21 24 27 31 34 37 41 43 48 50 55 60 69 73 83 90 95
W360 166 200 231 278 310 380 466 513 600 678 733 795 884 924 1059 1059 1211 1346 1495 1594 1756 1956 2027
44 Wtj 11 11 11 13 15 17 20 23 26 29 32 35 38 42 43 49 50 57 62 71 72 84 94
W360 231 231 261 324 348 429 499 595 689 755 828 895 971 1080 1129 1295 1295 1480 1647 1833 1833 2153 2487
48 Wtj 9 10 12 13 15 16 19 22 25 27 30 33 35 38 43 44 50 54 59 63 71 85 93
W360 209 249 291 349 387 465 574 650 750 825 904 992 1073 1164 1296 1354 1554 1641 1777 1979 2204 2590 2886
54 Wtj 10 11 12 13 15 16 20 21 24 28 30 32 35 39 41 42 45 52 58 61 64 73 86
W360 266 297 336 404 465 563 677 762 867 999 1085 1197 1318 1421 1575 1575 1656 1847 2099 2372 2535 2826 3322
56 28 Wtj 11 14 15 18 21 25 30 34 41 44 51 54 60 68 72 80 87 88 102 117 126 145 156
W360 102 129 146 168 198 242 287 322 388 413 477 506 560 619 659 726 808 808 903 1025 1117 1279 1352
30 Wtj 10 12 15 16 18 24 27 31 37 41 47 50 57 60 68 71 72 87 93 102 117 126 145
W360 108 130 163 181 202 264 309 343 407 450 514 554 625 650 720 767 767 940 971 1053 1196 1303 1493
33 Wtj 10 11 14 15 17 22 25 30 35 37 44 48 51 55 57 64 68 80 88 93 103 119 128
W360 121 147 181 205 228 292 342 406 458 498 588 630 679 721 767 835 886 1039 1157 1197 1299 1477 1609
36 Wtj 9 11 13 15 16 21 24 27 32 35 38 44 48 51 55 58 61 69 81 89 94 104 120
W360 132 163 190 224 264 335 388 431 505 550 598 708 759 818 867 923 963 1069 1255 1397 1446 1572 1787
40 Wtj 11 11 12 14 16 19 22 26 29 33 36 41 42 48 49 55 56 62 69 81 89 93 103
W360 193 193 227 257 305 367 437 506 585 630 713 792 828 949 949 1085 1085 1206 1340 1574 1753 1816 1976
44 Wtj 9 11 12 14 15 18 21 25 28 32 34 37 41 43 49 49 56 61 62 71 83 91 96
W360 180 218 252 303 348 414 486 561 655 742 802 870 968 1012 1160 1160 1327 1476 1476 1642 1929 2149 2229
48 Wtj 10 11 12 13 15 17 20 23 27 30 32 36 39 42 44 50 50 58 63 67 71 85 92
W360 202 248 280 330 373 460 536 608 739 810 889 962 1043 1161 1213 1392 1392 1592 1774 1877 1975 2321 2586
54 Wtj 11 11 12 13 15 17 21 23 25 28 31 33 35 39 42 45 50 56 60 63 68 81 89
W360 295 295 324 378 441 531 655 742 814 943 1034 1135 1181 1273 1411 1484 1655 1881 2037 2125 2404 2774 2976
58 30 Wtj 11 14 15 18 21 25 30 34 41 44 50 54 60 68 71 80 87 88 97 108 126 137 146
W360 105 134 151 175 206 252 298 336 404 432 498 528 585 648 690 760 845 845 904 994 1172 1251 1343
33 Wtj 10 12 14 16 18 24 26 32 36 41 44 50 54 57 64 68 72 87 88 97 107 126 137
W360 113 143 168 198 222 291 323 378 431 496 529 611 648 690 751 797 849 1041 1041 1115 1227 1447 1546
36 Wtj 10 12 14 15 17 22 25 29 34 37 42 48 51 54 57 60 68 80 88 89 98 118 127
W360 130 158 186 221 246 316 369 422 495 538 596 683 736 780 831 866 962 1129 1257 1257 1349 1608 1753
40 Wtj 10 11 13 15 16 20 23 27 31 35 38 42 48 49 55 55 61 69 81 89 89 104 119
W360 147 182 224 250 284 345 414 483 547 617 672 745 853 853 976 976 1085 1205 1416 1577 1577 1778 2023
44 Wtj 11 11 13 14 15 19 22 26 29 32 37 41 43 48 50 55 56 61 69 83 89 95 104
W360 202 202 248 290 313 402 457 555 608 667 783 871 910 1043 1043 1193 1193 1328 1477 1735 1933 2005 2184
48 Wtj 10 11 12 14 15 18 22 25 27 31 35 38 42 44 50 51 57 60 64 71 83 91 96
W360 182 223 271 312 346 445 524 604 665 769 865 938 1045 1092 1252 1252 1432 1493 1595 1777 2087 2326 2414
54 Wtj 11 11 13 14 16 18 21 23 27 29 32 35 38 42 44 49 52 60 62 65 73 87 95
W360 235 265 325 375 439 527 614 698 806 875 965 1062 1146 1270 1335 1489 1602 1833 1912 2043 2278 2677 2984
60 30 Wtj 11 14 16 18 22 26 31 37 44 50 54 57 63 71 80 87 87 97 107 125 126 145 163
W360 98 121 147 164 194 239 279 330 390 450 477 508 551 623 686 763 763 816 898 1058 1058 1212 1360
33 Wtj 11 13 15 17 20 24 29 34 38 44 51 54 57 64 68 72 81 88 97 108 126 127 146
W360 110 140 167 186 217 262 317 372 404 478 552 585 623 678 719 766 844 940 1007 1108 1307 1307 1498
36 Wtj 10 12 14 16 18 23 26 31 35 41 44 50 54 57 60 68 72 87 88 97 107 126 137
W360 122 154 182 214 240 300 350 410 447 538 575 664 704 750 782 868 925 1135 1135 1218 1341 1582 1691
40 Wtj 12 12 14 16 17 21 24 29 32 36 42 44 48 54 55 60 64 72 87 89 94 108 126
W360 177 177 209 248 267 339 393 475 512 579 672 719 771 881 881 979 1025 1160 1424 1424 1475 1686 1991
44 Wtj 11 11 13 15 16 20 24 27 31 34 38 43 49 50 56 56 61 69 81 83 91 95 109
W360 190 190 236 275 302 379 456 532 602 651 741 822 942 942 1077 1077 1199 1333 1567 1567 1745 1810 2072
48 Wtj 10 11 13 15 16 19 22 25 29 32 35 39 43 49 50 56 57 63 71 83 85 96 105
W360 175 211 254 294 339 418 494 573 658 722 781 888 985 1131 1131 1293 1293 1440 1604 1885 1885 2180 2376
54 Wtj 11 14 15 15 16 20 21 24 28 30 34 37 42 44 49 51 52 59 64 71 82 87 97
W360 224 289 337 379 396 510 554 661 766 840 959 1034 1146 1205 1344 1446 1446 1654 1844 2056 2252 2417 2799
60 Wtj 12 12 13 15 16 19 22 25 28 30 33 36 39 44 45 51 52 58 61 68 70 83 88
W360 297 297 352 420 470 570 660 784 903 981 1083 1192 1286 1426 1500 1672 1672 1902 2151 2299 2433 2810 3016
Bridging Rows 3 2 1
Joists whose weight is shown to the left of the heavy red line have 2 1/2 inch deep bearings.
Joists whose weight is shown between the heavy red and black lines have 5 inch deep bearings.
Joists whose weight is shown between the heavy black and blue lines have 7 1/2 inch deep bearings.
Joists whose weight is shown to the right of the heavy blue line have 10 inch deep bearinngs.

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Design Guide Weight Table / Vulcraft Noncomposite Steel Floor Joists, VLH-Series
Based on an Allowable Tensile Stress of 30,000 psi.
Joist Joist Total Uniformly Distributed Joist Load in Pounds Per Linear Foot
Span Depth 200 250 300 350 400 500 600 700 800 900 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1800 2000 2200 2400 2700 3000
(ft) (in) (plf)
65 33 Wtj 12 15 17 21 24 29 34 41 47 51 57 60 68 72 87 87 88 102 117 127 144 156 169
W360 101 127 146 178 206 249 292 352 402 433 489 510 565 602 738 738 738 829 942 1026 1177 1245 1359
36 Wtj 12 14 16 18 22 26 31 37 41 47 50 57 60 68 72 80 87 93 102 117 126 144 155
W360 112 138 168 189 224 275 322 382 423 484 522 589 614 682 727 800 891 922 1003 1140 1243 1426 1509
40 Wtj 11 13 16 17 19 24 29 34 37 42 48 51 55 60 68 69 80 88 93 103 118 127 146
W360 129 159 195 209 245 308 373 419 477 528 605 652 692 769 855 855 1004 1118 1159 1261 1434 1564 1796
44 Wtj 14 13 15 17 18 23 27 31 36 41 42 48 55 55 61 64 69 81 89 94 103 119 128
W360 174 176 216 245 275 358 418 473 535 618 645 740 846 846 942 987 1047 1231 1371 1422 1549 1763 1923
48 Wtj 11 12 14 16 18 22 25 29 33 38 42 46 50 57 57 62 63 71 84 92 96 106 122
W360 166 192 231 266 305 388 450 517 589 665 741 828 888 1016 1016 1131 1131 1260 1480 1650 1712 1867 2125
54 Wtj 11 12 14 16 17 21 24 28 30 36 38 43 45 51 52 59 60 65 72 84 93 97 106
W360 188 227 281 322 361 435 519 602 660 784 850 947 989 1136 1136 1300 1356 1449 1615 1898 2116 2198 2400
60 Wtj 12 14 16 16 18 20 23 27 30 33 36 42 44 49 52 57 60 62 70 83 87 98 101
W360 223 282 347 369 412 518 588 710 771 851 974 1120 1178 1314 1414 1494 1618 1689 1911 2207 2369 2746 2746
70 36 Wtj 13 15 18 22 24 30 35 43 47 54 60 68 71 80 87 88 96 106 125 136 145 163 181
W360 106 125 151 179 198 249 294 361 387 443 491 545 581 640 713 713 765 842 994 1062 1140 1281 1417
40 Wtj 12 15 17 20 23 27 33 37 44 50 54 60 68 72 80 87 87 97 107 126 127 146 165
W360 116 146 168 204 235 274 335 381 451 522 553 615 684 729 803 894 894 962 1059 1251 1251 1436 1615
44 Wtj 14 15 17 18 21 26 31 35 42 45 51 55 61 64 69 72 81 89 98 108 126 137 146
W360 147 164 196 220 259 315 378 427 516 552 638 677 753 789 838 893 984 1096 1182 1302 1538 1644 1766
48 Wtj 14 14 16 17 20 24 29 33 37 43 49 52 56 62 62 70 74 89 91 99 110 129 141
W360 166 185 213 244 285 343 413 471 532 619 710 766 812 905 905 1008 1074 1319 1319 1424 1569 1854 1983
54 Wtj 12 14 15 17 19 23 28 31 35 39 43 50 50 56 59 63 67 75 85 92 96 107 131
W360 169 214 250 289 322 396 481 557 627 680 791 908 908 1039 1084 1159 1226 1377 1518 1693 1758 1919 2385
60 Wtj 12 14 16 17 19 23 26 30 33 38 42 44 52 53 59 60 63 71 85 85 96 103 117
W360 190 239 287 336 384 470 543 656 720 808 896 942 1131 1131 1294 1351 1444 1611 1895 1895 2196 2298 2589
66 Wtj 15 17 17 17 20 21 25 30 32 36 42 43 49 51 56 57 62 66 74 88 88 101 106
W360 245 304 337 375 435 504 627 750 828 911 1039 1091 1221 1280 1456 1456 1648 1761 1966 2313 2313 2682 2807
75 40 Wtj 14 17 19 23 25 32 37 44 50 54 60 68 72 87 88 93 97 107 126 136 145 164 182
W360 106 136 159 191 212 261 310 367 424 450 500 555 592 726 726 753 781 861 1016 1086 1167 1312 1449
44 Wtj 14 16 18 21 23 29 35 41 48 51 57 61 69 72 81 88 89 103 118 126 137 156 166
W360 125 154 178 211 232 296 347 419 481 518 585 612 680 725 799 891 891 1006 1145 1249 1335 1519 1614
48 Wtj 15 15 17 20 23 27 32 38 43 49 52 59 62 69 74 82 90 94 104 119 128 139 160
W360 167 167 198 232 264 325 382 453 503 577 622 703 735 818 872 962 1072 1112 1213 1380 1506 1611 1833
54 Wtj 15 15 17 20 21 25 30 34 39 44 50 57 57 62 66 71 83 91 96 105 120 130 144
W360 182 202 234 261 295 373 429 509 579 643 738 844 844 941 988 1049 1233 1375 1428 1559 1775 1937 2072
60 Wtj 15 15 17 19 20 24 28 32 37 42 44 51 57 57 63 63 71 84 92 97 103 121 132
W360 227 227 259 301 351 419 486 584 656 765 800 919 1051 1051 1173 1173 1309 1539 1716 1784 1866 2220 2423
66 Wtj 14 16 18 19 21 23 28 32 35 42 45 49 53 57 61 61 65 73 86 93 97 108 124
W360 202 260 305 342 393 464 561 672 740 886 932 1039 1119 1183 1338 1338 1430 1597 1878 2095 2179 2382 2714
72 Wtj 17 17 18 19 21 24 28 31 35 38 43 48 51 56 58 63 64 73 85 89 100 107 121
W360 256 309 348 388 452 530 634 728 835 916 1060 1187 1244 1416 1416 1603 1603 1814 2098 2252 2614 2735 3086
80 40 Wtj 15 18 22 24 29 34 44 50 57 63 72 80 87 88 97 106 117 126 144 155 164 190 208
W360 104 126 149 165 200 234 302 349 394 431 487 537 598 598 643 709 767 837 960 1016 1080 1255 1368
44 Wtj 15 17 21 24 27 32 38 45 51 58 64 72 81 88 88 94 103 118 127 146 156 169 190
W360 115 136 173 191 224 263 311 369 427 482 528 597 658 733 733 760 828 943 1028 1181 1250 1363 1543
48 Wtj 14 16 19 22 25 31 35 42 49 55 59 65 70 82 89 90 95 104 120 129 147 160 172
W360 123 152 176 208 241 303 343 414 475 543 579 635 674 792 882 882 916 998 1137 1240 1425 1509 1644
54 Wtj 14 16 18 21 24 28 33 39 43 50 57 60 63 71 75 83 90 96 106 120 130 142 162
W360 143 181 208 243 292 342 402 477 529 608 695 740 775 864 921 1015 1132 1176 1283 1461 1595 1706 1942
60 Wtj 15 16 18 20 22 28 32 36 42 45 51 58 60 63 70 71 83 91 96 106 121 131 144
W360 176 206 248 278 314 400 481 521 630 658 756 866 904 966 1078 1078 1267 1413 1469 1604 1828 1995 2134
66 Wtj 16 17 18 20 22 26 31 35 39 44 49 52 58 61 64 69 73 87 96 99 107 123 143
W360 213 240 273 312 351 442 534 609 688 767 856 922 1055 1102 1178 1247 1315 1547 1794 1794 1961 2235 2610
72 Wtj 17 18 20 21 23 29 30 35 41 42 48 50 56 62 62 65 70 84 88 98 105 120 129
W360 242 284 328 386 418 537 600 687 832 873 977 1024 1165 1320 1320 1411 1493 1727 1854 2152 2252 2541 2683
85 44 Wtj 16 19 23 26 29 37 44 51 57 64 71 86 87 92 97 106 117 126 145 155 168 189 207
W360 106 133 159 186 203 259 307 355 401 440 497 611 611 633 658 725 785 857 984 1042 1135 1286 1402
48 Wtj 15 18 21 25 27 35 42 48 55 61 69 73 82 89 94 98 104 127 129 148 159 172 194
W360 115 146 173 201 223 286 345 396 453 504 561 598 660 735 763 793 832 1033 1033 1187 1257 1369 1551
54 Wtj 15 17 20 22 25 31 37 43 49 56 62 69 70 82 89 90 95 104 120 129 147 160 171
W360 131 167 203 220 256 322 379 441 506 579 646 720 720 846 943 943 980 1069 1218 1329 1528 1618 1762
60 Wtj 15 17 20 22 25 30 35 42 44 50 56 62 63 71 83 83 91 96 106 121 130 151 162
W360 155 187 222 262 302 365 434 525 549 630 721 805 805 898 1056 1056 1177 1223 1336 1522 1662 1911 2025
66 Wtj 15 17 19 22 24 28 34 39 42 50 54 59 63 68 71 83 84 92 97 107 121 143 152
W360 178 216 251 293 333 405 488 573 639 768 811 879 981 1038 1095 1288 1288 1437 1494 1634 1862 2174 2338
72 Wtj 17 18 19 22 23 28 33 36 43 46 52 56 62 65 70 74 81 88 97 104 117 126 146
W360 212 249 280 335 364 460 551 607 727 799 919 971 1099 1175 1244 1313 1439 1544 1793 1876 2117 2235 2611
84 Wtj 20 20 27 23 25 29 32 37 42 45 51 56 59 62 65 70 74 86 92 103 109 124 133
W360 307 307 418 410 456 568 649 785 909 998 1117 1232 1334 1390 1512 1594 1711 1981 2126 2471 2586 2921 3084
Bridging Rows 4 3 2
Joists whose weight is shown to the left of the heavy red line have 2 1/2 inch deep bearings.
Joists whose weight is shown between the heavy red and black lines have 5 inch deep bearings.
Joists whose weight is shown between the heavy black and blue lines have 7 1/2 inch deep bearings.
Joists whose weight is shown to the right of the heavy blue line have 10 inch deep bearinngs.
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Design Guide Weight Table / Vulcraft Noncomposite Steel Joists, VLH-Series
Based on an Allowable Tensile Stress of 30,000 psi.
Joist Joist Total Uniformly Distributed Joist Load in Pounds Per Linear Foot
Span Depth 200 250 300 350 400 500 600 700 800 900 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1800 2000 2200 2400 2700 3000
(ft) (in) (plf)
90 48 Wtj 16 20 24 27 31 38 45 52 61 69 73 89 90 95 104 109 127 129 148 166 171 193 216
W360 106 134 161 188 213 262 311 359 424 473 504 619 619 642 700 736 870 870 999 1125 1153 1306 1453
54 Wtj 16 19 22 25 28 34 42 49 56 62 70 74 83 90 94 99 105 120 129 147 161 173 194
W360 127 157 186 215 240 294 371 426 487 543 606 646 712 794 825 858 900 1025 1119 1286 1362 1483 1681
60 Wtj 17 19 21 25 27 32 38 44 50 57 63 70 71 83 90 92 96 106 121 130 150 162 184
W360 150 174 212 255 280 337 397 462 530 607 677 756 756 889 991 991 1030 1125 1282 1399 1609 1705 1947
66 Wtj 17 19 21 23 26 31 36 43 50 52 58 63 71 72 84 85 93 98 107 123 142 153 164
W360 168 204 236 268 310 374 445 538 646 646 740 826 922 922 1085 1085 1210 1258 1375 1567 1831 1968 2085
72 Wtj 19 19 21 24 26 30 35 42 43 51 57 60 64 69 73 85 86 97 104 118 125 145 163
W360 217 217 261 306 351 421 511 612 644 774 886 926 989 1047 1105 1300 1300 1509 1579 1782 1882 2198 2505
84 Wtj 22 22 23 24 26 31 36 39 44 50 52 58 63 65 72 73 84 89 101 107 120 128 149
W360 263 299 345 384 438 546 661 725 840 941 986 1123 1273 1273 1440 1440 1668 1790 2080 2177 2459 2596 3035
95 48 Wtj 18 22 27 30 35 42 51 58 69 73 89 90 98 109 119 128 128 147 166 181 194 216 247
W360 105 130 160 174 204 247 305 345 402 428 526 526 568 625 677 739 739 849 956 1027 1110 1234 1405
54 Wtj 18 21 24 28 31 38 45 52 62 70 73 89 90 95 104 109 119 129 148 159 173 194 216
W360 119 145 174 204 231 284 338 390 462 515 549 675 675 701 765 804 871 951 1093 1157 1260 1428 1589
60 Wtj 19 20 23 26 29 35 43 49 56 62 70 74 83 90 95 99 105 120 139 149 161 181 204
W360 148 166 196 227 261 311 392 451 516 576 642 685 755 842 875 912 956 1089 1272 1367 1448 1655 1866
66 Wtj 19 20 23 26 28 33 39 44 50 57 63 71 75 83 91 96 96 106 122 140 152 163 183
W360 170 186 228 263 290 349 410 478 549 629 702 784 836 922 1028 1069 1069 1169 1332 1556 1673 1772 2025
72 Wtj 18 20 24 24 27 33 38 44 52 58 60 65 73 80 85 94 96 102 121 129 142 161 177
W360 178 214 284 284 315 394 469 547 657 752 786 841 939 1029 1105 1232 1283 1342 1599 1746 1868 2129 2316
84 Wtj 19 25 25 25 27 32 37 43 46 52 59 62 65 72 82 83 90 98 104 118 125 146 157
W360 219 356 356 356 390 490 595 680 751 838 954 1081 1081 1224 1417 1417 1521 1768 1850 2090 2206 2579 2721
100 54 Wtj 19 22 25 30 34 43 49 59 66 74 89 90 95 104 119 128 129 148 166 173 195 214 238
W360 110 135 157 190 214 270 310 378 415 470 578 578 600 655 746 815 815 936 1054 1080 1224 1337 1500
60 Wtj 18 22 25 28 32 39 46 56 62 70 74 83 90 95 104 109 120 129 148 161 173 194 216
W360 127 161 185 217 246 303 360 442 493 550 587 647 721 750 819 861 933 1019 1172 1241 1351 1531 1705
66 Wtj 18 21 23 27 30 36 44 50 57 63 71 83 83 91 96 100 106 121 140 150 162 183 205
W360 139 180 204 248 273 324 410 471 539 601 672 790 790 881 916 955 1002 1141 1333 1433 1519 1735 1957
72 Wtj 21 21 24 27 29 36 43 48 54 60 64 72 84 84 93 97 97 121 130 142 153 164 186
W360 174 190 233 270 297 372 469 523 595 674 720 805 947 947 1056 1099 1099 1370 1496 1601 1721 1824 2084
84 Wtj 22 23 24 27 29 34 40 45 51 57 63 66 71 83 87 89 99 106 119 125 145 159 167
W360 218 251 281 335 386 463 551 644 718 818 927 991 1049 1214 1304 1304 1515 1585 1791 1891 2210 2332 2519
96 Wtj 24 25 27 29 32 35 40 45 51 57 62 65 70 73 83 87 91 102 109 120 125 152 164
W360 286 300 367 400 469 540 653 766 900 993 1121 1219 1286 1380 1505 1600 1717 1997 2090 2248 2363 2917 3079
110 60 Wtj 21 25 29 33 37 49 55 62 70 82 90 95 104 119 127 138 147 157 171 193 204 229 260
W360 116 139 168 192 217 290 332 370 413 486 542 563 615 701 765 818 879 932 1014 1150 1201 1354 1513
66 Wtj 21 23 28 32 35 43 50 57 70 74 83 90 96 105 120 129 129 148 161 173 195 214 231
W360 129 153 186 224 243 307 353 404 504 538 593 661 688 752 857 935 935 1076 1140 1241 1406 1538 1658
72 Wtj 21 24 27 31 34 42 50 57 63 70 83 84 92 97 105 120 121 140 150 163 184 205 228
W360 143 175 202 245 268 352 423 484 541 604 711 711 793 825 902 1028 1028 1202 1292 1369 1564 1765 1955
84 Wtj 22 24 27 33 33 40 45 52 60 63 71 81 87 95 96 100 107 122 142 148 162 189 204
W360 182 211 251 335 335 414 483 581 665 696 787 912 979 1092 1137 1137 1245 1419 1659 1659 1891 2160 2307
96 Wtj 26 26 33 33 33 39 45 51 59 64 65 73 85 86 91 101 103 116 129 140 151 173 187
W360 266 266 392 392 392 474 575 676 807 915 915 1036 1201 1201 1289 1499 1499 1687 1873 1993 2190 2497 2670
120 60 Wtj 25 28 34 38 43 55 62 74 89 94 104 119 128 139 147 158 166 184 203 226 247
W360 107 125 154 175 194 255 285 339 417 433 473 539 589 630 677 717 762 840 924 1023 1124
66 Wtj 24 28 32 36 42 50 62 70 82 90 95 104 119 128 139 147 157 171 186 204 226 249
W360 118 143 173 196 226 272 347 388 456 509 529 579 659 720 770 828 877 955 1027 1131 1252 1376
72 Wtj 23 27 31 35 39 50 57 63 71 83 91 96 106 120 129 130 140 160 174 187 206 230
W360 129 156 188 215 243 325 373 416 465 547 610 635 695 792 864 864 925 1054 1147 1234 1358 1533
84 Wtj 24 27 30 34 37 45 52 59 64 72 84 92 97 103 107 121 123 143 163 167 185 206 235
W360 156 193 223 268 295 372 447 512 572 640 753 840 875 916 958 1092 1092 1277 1455 1487 1663 1877 2080
96 Wtj 28 28 31 35 37 44 52 59 63 71 74 87 88 98 100 106 119 126 146 165 169 190 217
W360 232 232 266 319 352 443 520 621 705 798 843 992 992 1154 1154 1207 1365 1442 1685 1922 1962 2196 2519
Bridging Rows 5 4 3 2
Joists whose weight is shown to the left of the heavy red line have 2 1/2 inch deep bearings.
Joists whose weight is shown between the heavy red and black lines have 5 inch deep bearings.
Joists whose weight is shown between the heavy black and blue lines have 7 1/2 inch deep bearings.
Joists whose weight is shown to the right of the heavy blue line have 10 inch deep bearinngs.

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