what size is stronger? - machinery - haytalk - hay feb 22, 2012 & 0183;& 32;page 1 of 2 - what size is stronger? - posted in machinery: i have to replace boards on my stock trailer floor, the boards are 5 ft going width wise. some are 2x12, 2x8, 2x6 my question is which size is strongest? my thought is the 12 inchers would possibly have more hoofs per board therefore more weight per board? i also need to have a runner down the middle welded so until then i really
floor joist size, span and spacing table doorways magazine sep 13, 2018 & 0183;& 32;see our complete chart of floor joist size, span and spacing requirements before you build. we've included 2x6, 2x8, 2x10 and 2x12 joist spans and more.
are 2x6s stronger than 2x12s professional deck builder jun 15, 2015 & 0183;& 32;for a 2x6, the test joist is 93.5 inches long 5.5 in. x 17 , while a sample 2x12 would be 191.25 inches long 11.25 in. x 17 . in the test, only the center third of the span is subjected to the full stress level. for a 2x6, this would be 31.2 inches long; for a 2x12, the middle third is 63.75 inches long.
maximum floor joist span - engineering toolbox maximum floor joist span for no. 1 and no. 2 grade of douglas fir are indi ed below. max. dead load weight of structure and fixed loads 10 lbs/ft 2. live load is weight of furniture, wind, snow and more.. 1 psf lb f /ft 2 = 47.88 n/m 2; 1 ft = 0.3048 m
2x6 floor joists vs 2x8 - fine homebuilding aug 16, 2005 & 0183;& 32;stiffening the floor with 2x6's will raise the frequency, and 2x8's will raise it even more, but i don't know a way to calculate whether either one will …
new deck for trailer; just use pressure treated wood? nc4x4 nov 23, 2006 & 0183;& 32;go back with 2x6 or 2x8. i'd stay away from the 2x12 personal experience . they tend to be more expensive, especially in 20' length. the edges will curl up and collect water after time. the smaller boards don't curl up/warp as bad once screwed down. yeah, you can use 2 10 footers.
2x10 vs 2x8 or 2x6 for trailer deck? rme4x4.com jun 14, 2011 & 0183;& 32;i dont know for sure if that is right. if my menory serves me right 2x10 gets a lot more expensive. i may be wrong. price it out and see. i agree that the 2x6 would drain better for sure. i would think that the 2x10 would have more of a tendency to twist unless you put a lot of screws in it.
boards on deck- wider be stronger? lawnsite apr 17, 2010 & 0183;& 32;for a truck deck or trailer you don't want to use anything wider than a 2x8 myself i will only go as wide as a 2x6. a boards strength when it stands vertical edge up not laying flat so a wide 2 inch board will split. to get the strength you have to use tounge and groove truck decking it is expensive but it makes it stronger.
how much weight can a 2x6 support horizontally 2020 jan 18, 2020 & 0183;& 32;on the other end, a 2x6 can support a v8 engine of between 600 – 700 lbs. the depth of each structural member will also be a key player here. for example, 2x6 joists that are spaced 24-inches o.c. will provide more support, strength, and improved floor assembly compared to 2x4 of the same grade and species.