Metal Framing System Cantilever Arms

Metal Framing Single Cantilever Arm

Double and single arm cantilever posts are available in lengths of 150mm, 300mm, 450mm, 600mm & 750mm.

Materials and finishes available are mild steel hot dip galvanised as standard and stainless steel grade 1.4404 (316L) to order. Where requirements specify – a post manufacture process which involves chemical cleaning and passivation of stainless steel parts is also available on request.

  • Cantilever Arms - Single

    Finish: Post hot dip galvanised as standard, stainless steel grade 1.4404 (316L), suffix SS

    Ref L (mm) Wt (kg)
    MS150A 150 0.77
    MS300A 300 1.16
    MS450A 450 1.56
    MS600A 600 1.95
    MS750A 750 2.35

    Metal Framing Single Cantilever Arm

    Recommended safe loads (kg.) for arm bolted to 2.5mm thick channel (M12 bolt torque 65Nm)

    X (m) Total Uniformly Distributed Load Concentrated Load
      Uniformly Distributed Load Diagram Concentrated Load Diagram
    0.10 684 542
    0.15 608 377
    0.20 542 283
    0.25 452 226
    0.30 377 188
    0.35 323 162
    0.40 283 141
    0.45 251 126
    0.50 226 113
    0.55 206 103
    0.60 188 94
    0.65 174 87
    0.70 162 81
    0.75 151 75

    NB: Arms have been independently tested (M12 bolt torque 65 Nm). Tabulated safe loads satisfy minimum factor of safety of 3 on continuous slip and limited design stresses in channel arms and their fixings.

  • Cantilever Arms - Double

    Finish: Post hot dip galvanised as standard, stainless steel grade 1.4404 (316L), suffix SS

    Ref L (mm) Wt (kg)
    MS150E 150 1.26
    MS300E 300 2.05
    MS450E 450 2.85
    MS600E 600 3.64
    MS750E 750 4.43

    Metal Framing Double Cantilever Arm

    Recommended safe loads (kg.) for arm bolted to 2.5mm thick channel (M12 bolt torque 65Nm)

    X (m) Total Uniformly Distributed Load Concentrated Load
      Uniformly Distributed Load Diagram Concentrated Load Diagram
    0.10 684 643
    0.15 684 552
    0.20 643 484
    0.25 594 430
    0.30 552 388
    0.35 516 353
    0.40 484 324
    0.45 455 299
    0.50 430 277
    0.55 408 259
    0.60 387 243
    0.65 369 229
    0.70 353 216
    0.75 337 205

    NB: Arms have been independently tested (M12 bolt torque 65 Nm). Tabulated safe loads satisfy minimum factor of safety of 3 on continuous slip and limited design stresses in channel arms and their fixings.