What Is the Load Capacity of an I-Beam?
Last Updated Mar 25, 2020 8:16:07 AM ET
The type, span and size of an I-beam determine its load capacity. "I-beam" is a general term used to describe the wide flange, the American standard beam and the bearing pile, which all have an I-shaped cross section.
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