Windposts: Loading Figures

Windposts can be made to order at various sizes on a project basis. Steel Posts taken as a simple support/cantilever beam. SWLs quoted are assuming adequate base and top fixing to concrete.

Dimensions & Performance of U, DU + LP Windposts

Maximum unfactored wind load for height of windpost UDL (kN)
Code Size (mm) axbxt 2500mm 3000mm 3500mm 4000mm 4500mm 5000mm 5500mm 6000mm
U Windposts U1 60x60x4 3.0 2.1
U2 60x60x5 3.5 2.5 1.8
U3 60x60x6 5.5 3.8 2.8 2.2
U4 75x60x4 4.9 3.4 2.5 1.9
U5 75x60x5 5.9 4.1 3.0 2.3 1.8
U6 75x60x6 6.9 4.8 3.5 2.7 2.1
U7 115x60x4 13.2 9.2 6.7 5.2 4.1
U8 115x60x5 16.1 11.2 8.2 6.3 5.0 4.0 3.3
U9 115x60x6 18.8 13.0 9.6 7.3 5.8 4.7 3.9 3.3
LP Windposts LP1 115x70x4 9.0 6.2 4.6 3.5
LP2 125x70x5 11.0 7.7 5.7 4.3 3.4
LP3 125x70x6 13.1 9.1 6.7 5.1 4.1 3.3
LP4 150x70x4 12.5 10.2 7.5 5.7 4.5 3.7 3.0
LP5 150x70x5 15.5 12.6 9.3 7.1 5.6 4.5 3.8 3.2
LP6 150x70x6 18.5 15.0 11.0 8.4 6.7 5.4 4.5 3.7
LP7 170x70x4 15.8 13.1 10.5 8.1 6.4 5.2 4.3 3.6
LP8 170x70x5 19.0 16.3 13.0 10.0 7.9 6.4 5.3 4.4
LP9 170x70x6 19.0 19.0 15.5 11.8 9.4 7.6 6.3 5.3
LP10 200x70x4 19.0 17.8 16.3 12.5 9.9 8.0 6.6 5.6
LP11 200x70x5 19.0 19.0 18.9 15.5 12.2 9.9 8.2 6.9
LP12 200x70x6 19.0 19.0 19.0 18.4 14.5 11.8 9.7 8.2
DU Windposts DU3 60x60x6(2) 11.0 7.7 5.6 4.3 3.4 2.8
DU6 70x60x6(2) 13.7 9.5 7.0 5.4 4.2 3.4 2.8
DU9 115x60x6(2) 27.0 26.1 19.2 14.7 11.6 9.4 7.8 6.5

Spandrel & Parapet Windpost Loading Tables

Maximum unfactored wind load for height of windpost UDL (kN)
Code Size (mm) axbxt 800mm 1000mm 1200mm 1400mm 1600mm 1800mm 2000mm
U Spandrel & Parapet Windposts U1 60x60x4 6.0 3.9 2.7 2.0 1.5
U2 60x60x5 7.2 4.6 3.2 2.4 1.8
U3 60x60x6 8.8 7.0 5.0 3.7 2.8
U4 75x60x4 8.5 6.4 4.5 3.3 2.5
U5 75x60x5 9.3 7.5 5.4 3.9 3.0
U6 75x60x6 9.3 7.5 6.2 4.6 3.5
U7 115x60x4 9.3 7.5 6.2 5.3 4.6
U8 115x60x5 9.3 7.5 6.2 5.3 4.6
U9 115x60x6 9.3 7.5 6.2 5.3 4.6
LP Spandrel & Parapet Windposts LP1 125x70x4 7.0 5.6 4.6 4.0 3.5 3.1 2.8
LP2 115x60x4
LP3 125x70x5 8.0 6.9 5.8 4.9 4.3 3.8 3.5
LP4 150x70x4 8.0 7.8 6.5 5.6 4.9 4.3 3.9
LP5 150x70x5 8.0 8.0 8.0 8.0 6.1 5.4 4.9
LP6 150x70x6 8.0 8.0 8.0 8.0 7.2 6.4 5.8
LP7 170x70x4 8.0 8.0 8.0 7.0 6.2 5.5 4.9
LP8 170x70x5 8.0 8.0 8.0 8.0 7.7 6.8 6.1
LP9 170x70x6 8.0 8.0 8.0 8.0 8.0 8.0 7.3
LP10 200x70x4 8.0 8.0 8.0 8.0 8.0 7.4 6.7
LP11 200x70x5 8.0 8.0 8.0 8.0 8.0 8.0 8.0
LP12 200x70x6 8.0 8.0 8.0 8.0 8.0 8.0 8.0
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