The composition of Universal Steel Beams or I-shaped beam consists of only three plates, including two plates of the same sizes are placed horizontally and called flanges and one vertical plate that plays the role of connector between flanges is known as the web. Therefore, there are lots of variations in the depth area and radius angle between flanges and web.
That being said, steel I-beams provide the most stable foundations and supports. As a result, the UB has been used on a large scale throughout the years.
How many types of steel beams are?
There are four types of steel support beams:
- Universal beams
- H beams Column
- Wide beams
- Rolled steel joists
Most builders cannot feel the difference between RSJ beams (Rolled Steel Joists) and other types of beams. But colloquial expression creates the difference between RSJ beams and other beam products.
Builders and engineers will need to think about the following talks before contacting steel beam companies:
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