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Can this Steel tube size hold this weight safley?

  1. Sep 10, 2015 #1
    Hi, I need some advice on what steel tubing to go for. I have either 65x35x2mm or 50x25x2mm.

    The steel tube is 2.4M & stays in upright/vertical position, with an extended 40cm long piece horizontal on top holding some weight between 30-40KG for some time.

    I would like to go the 50x25x2mm as it's smaller & liter, but not sure if it can hold this weight safely.

    If you could please advise if it's safe, or if I should go the larger tube?

    thanks
     
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  3. Sep 10, 2015 #2

    berkeman

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    It is not a good idea to get assurances about safety on an Internet forum. Thread is closed.
     
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