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GAW2 Windpost Properties

 

The table below shows the section properties and allowable loadings for a sample of the GAW2 windposts available designed as simply supported beams.

For further information on alternative GAW2 windpost sections and loadings for windposts designed as propped cantilevers please contact G.A. fixings.

 

 

  GAW2 properties & loadings
Size
a x b x t
Ixx cm4
Zxx cm3
Maximum U.D.L. for height of PARAPET(kN)
2.5m 3.0m 3.5m 4.0m 4.5m 5.0m 5.5m 6.0m
65 x 60 x 4
50.9
15.7
3.47
2.41
1.77
1.22
0.85
0.62
0.48
0.36
65 x 60 x 5
61.1
18.8
4.11
2.89
2.13
1.46
1.03
0.75
0.56
0.43
75 x 60 x 4
70.6
18.8
4.82
3.34
2.46
1.69
1.19
0.86
0.65
0.5
75 x 60 x 5
85.1
22.7
5.8
4.03
2.96
2.04
1.43
1.04
0.78
0.6
85 x 60 x 4
94
22.1
6.41
4.45
3.27
2.25
1.58
1.15
0.86
0.66
85 x 60 x 5
113.7
26.8
7.76
5.39
3.96
2.73
1.91
1.39
1.05
0.8
Note: Load capacity of parapet post restricted by the number of ties. Figures in brackets show loads where inner leaf comprised of 215mm blockwork.

GAW2 Windpost Connection Examples

Head fixed using M12 M.D.Anchor into concrete slab. Head fixed using M12 H.S.Anchor into R.H.S. Head fixed using M12 Coachscrew into timber wallplate.
Base fixed using M12 M.D.Anchor into concrete slab. Base fixed using M12 Isolated Setscrews into steelwork. Base fixed using M12 M.D.Anchor into concrete slab.