Load Span Tables

Negative Design Loads (psf)

24 Ga.

22 Ga.

Span

1592 Load

Design Load

1592 Load

Design Load

3.00

110.93

63.75

171.60

98.62

3.50

99.23

57.03

152.10

87.41

4.00

87.53

50.30

132.60

76.21

4.50

75.83

43.58

113.10

65.00

5.00

64.13

36.86

93.60

53.79

5.50

58.50

33.62

87.54

50.31

6.00

52.87

30.39

81.47

46.82

6.50

47.24

27.15

75.40

43.33

7.00

41.60

23.91

69.33

39.84

Notes:

  1. The above loads were derived from uplist tests done in accordance with ASTM E-1592.
  2. All values are interpolated from tests performed at spans of 3′-0″, 5′-0″ and 7′-0″.
  3. Panels were evaluated with a stitch screw located at the support locations
  4. Test results are highlighted.
  5. Design Load contains a 1.74 factor of safety.
  6. These values do not consider fastener pullout or pullover, clip attachment must be designed separately.
  7. This material is subject to change without notice. Please contact Metl-Span for most current data.