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FiberWound Classic™ Fiberglass Columns Load Values & Plan Types

FULL COLUMN LOADING RECOMMENDATIONS
COLUMN DIAMETER LOAD IN POUNDS
12″ 18,000
14″ 20,000
16″ 22,000
18″ 24,000
20″ 26,000
22″ 28,000
24″ 30,000
28″ 35,000
30″ 35,000
36″ 35,000

Recommended load values apply to full columns installed according to Melton Classics installation instructions. Split columns and pilasters are non-load bearing. Load is to be applied concentrically through the axis of column shaft. Loads valid only if applied uniformly between full area of column shaft ends. Loads are provided as a convenience and not an exact value.

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