External Wall Load Tables

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External Wall - Maximum Height

  • Deflection Limited to Height/240

    Section Uniform Horizontal Pressure (kN/m²)
    0.5 0.6 0.7 0.8 0.9 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 2.0
    70M15 3.41 3.21 3.05 2.92 2.80 2.71 2.62 2.55 2.48 2.42 2.36 2.31 2.27 2.22 2.18 2.15
    100M12 4.64 4.37 4.15 3.97 3.81 3.68 3.57 3.47 3.37 3.29 3.22 3.15 3.08 3.03 2.97 2.92
    100M15 5.00 4.71 4.47 4.28 4.11 3.97 3.84 3.73 3.64 3.55 3.47 3.39 3.33 3.26 3.20 3.15
    100M20 5.49 5.17 4.91 4.70 4.52 4.36 4.22 4.10 3.99 3.90 3.81 3.73 3.65 3.58 3.52 3.46
    150M12 6.00 5.71 5.47 5.27 5.09 4.94 4.80 4.68 4.56 4.46 4.36 4.28 4.19 4.11 4.04 3.97
    150M15 6.41 6.10 5.85 5.64 5.46 5.30 5.15 5.02 4.91 4.80 4.70 4.61 4.52 4.44 4.37 4.30
    150M20 6.94 6.61 6.34 6.12 5.92 5.76 5.60 5.47 5.35 5.24 5.13 5.04 4.95 4.86 4.79 4.71
    200M12 6.62 6.30 6.04 5.83 5.64 5.48 5.34 5.21 5.09 4.98 4.88 4.79 4.70 4.62 4.55 4.47
    200M15 7.77 7.41 7.10 6.85 6.63 6.44 6.27 6.12 5.98 5.85 5.74 5.63 5.53 5.43 5.35 5.26
    200M20 8.49 8.09 7.76 7.49 7.26 7.05 6.87 6.71 6.56 6.43 6.30 6.19 6.08 5.98 5.89 5.80
    250M16 8.80 8.38 8.05 7.76 7.52 7.31 7.12 6.95 6.80 6.33 5.90 5.54 5.21 4.92 4.66 4.43
    250M20 9.28 8.85 8.49 8.20 7.95 7.72 7.53 7.35 6.81 6.33 5.90 5.54 5.21 4.92 4.66 4.43
    300M20 9.02 8.61 8.27 7.98 7.74 7.53 7.34 7.17 6.81 6.33 5.90 5.54 5.21 4.92 4.66 4.43
    300M29 10.12 9.65 9.27 8.96 8.69 8.45 8.05 7.38 6.81 6.33 5.90 5.54 5.21 4.92 4.66 4.43

    Maximum heights in above table based on:

    1. Unfactored horizontal pressure.
    2. Maximum external cladding weight of 0.50kN/m².
    3. Blocking and strapping at mid height.
    4. Studs at 600mm centres.
    5. Studs fixed into 1.2mm base track.
    6. 100mm, 150mm and 200mm studs fixed to Metsec Slotted Deflection Head Track.
    7. 70mm, 250mm and 300mm studs fixed at head using standard 2.0mm head track with blocking and strapping detail.
  • Deflection limited to height/360

    Section Uniform Horizontal Pressure (kN/m²)
    0.5 0.6 0.7 0.8 0.9 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 2.0
    70M15 2.98 2.80 2.66 2.55 2.45 2.36 2.29 2.22 2.17 2.11 2.06 2.02 1.98 1.94 1.91 1.88
    100M12 4.05 3.81 3.62 3.47 3.33 3.22 3.12 3.03 2.95 2.87 2.81 2.75 2.69 2.64 2.60 2.55
    100M15 4.37 4.11 3.90 3.73 3.59 3.47 3.36 3.26 3.18 3.10 3.03 2.96 2.90 2.85 2.80 2.75
    100M20 4.80 4.52 4.29 4.10 3.94 3.81 3.69 3.58 3.49 3.40 3.33 3.25 3.19 3.13 3.07 3.02
    150M12 5.56 5.23 4.97 4.75 4.57 4.41 4.27 4.15 4.04 3.94 3.85 3.77 3.70 3.63 3.56 3.50
    150M15 6.00 5.64 5.36 5.12 4.93 4.76 4.61 4.48 4.36 4.25 4.15 4.07 3.98 3.91 3.84 3.77
    150M20 6.59 6.20 5.89 5.63 5.42 5.23 5.07 4.92 4.79 4.67 4.57 4.47 4.38 4.30 4.22 4.15
    200M12 6.62 6.30 6.04 5.83 5.64 5.48 5.34 5.20 5.06 4.94 4.83 4.72 4.63 4.54 4.46 4.38
    200M15 7.75 7.29 6.92 6.62 6.37 6.15 5.96 5.78 5.63 5.50 5.37 5.26 5.15 5.05 4.96 4.88
    200M20 8.49 8.04 7.64 7.30 7.02 6.78 6.57 6.38 6.21 6.06 5.92 5.80 5.68 5.57 5.47 5.38
    250M16 8.80 8.38 8.05 7.76 7.52 7.31 7.12 6.95 6.80 6.33 5.90 5.54 5.21 4.92 4.66 4.43
    250M20 9.28 8.85 8.49 8.20 7.95 7.72 7.53 7.35 6.81 6.33 5.90 5.54 5.21 4.92 4.66 4.43
    300M20 9.02 8.61 8.27 7.98 7.74 7.53 7.34 7.17 6.81 6.33 5.90 5.54 5.21 4.92 4.66 4.43
    300M29 10.12 9.65 9.27 8.96 8.69 8.45 8.05 7.38 6.81 6.33 5.90 5.54 5.21 4.92 4.66 4.43

    Maximum heights in above table based on:

    1. Unfactored horizontal pressure.
    2. Maximum external cladding weight of 0.50kN/m².
    3. Blocking and strapping at mid height.
    4. Studs at 600mm centres.
    5. Studs fixed into 1.2mm base track.
    6. 100mm, 150mm and 200mm studs fixed to Metsec Slotted Deflection Head Track.
    7. 70mm, 250mm and 300mm studs fixed at head using standard 2.0mm head track with blocking and strapping detail.
  • Deflection limited to height/600

    Section Uniform Horizontal Pressure (kN/m²)
    0.5 0.6 0.7 0.8 0.9 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 2.0
    70M15 2.51 2.36 2.25 2.15 2.06 1.99 1.93 1.88 1.83 1.78 1.74 1.70 1.67 1.64 1.61 1.58
    100M12 3.42 3.22 3.06 2.92 2.81 2.71 2.63 2.55 2.48 2.42 2.37 2.32 2.27 2.23 2.19 2.15
    100M15 3.68 3.47 3.29 3.15 3.03 2.92 2.83 2.75 2.68 2.61 2.55 2.50 2.45 2.40 2.36 2.32
    100M20 4.05 3.81 3.62 3.46 3.33 3.21 3.11 3.02 2.94 2.87 2.80 2.74 2.69 2.64 2.59 2.55
    150M12 4.69 4.41 4.19 4.01 3.85 3.72 3.60 3.50 3.41 3.33 3.25 3.18 3.12 3.06 3.00 2.95
    150M15 5.06 4.76 4.52 4.32 4.15 4.01 3.89 3.77 3.67 3.58 3.50 3.43 3.36 3.30 3.24 3.18
    150M20 5.56 5.23 4.97 4.75 4.57 4.41 4.27 4.15 4.04 3.94 3.85 3.77 3.69 3.62 3.56 3.50
    200M12 5.87 5.52 5.25 5.02 4.83 4.66 4.51 4.38 4.27 4.16 4.07 3.98 3.90 3.83 3.76 3.70
    200M15 6.53 6.15 5.84 5.58 5.37 5.18 5.02 4.88 4.75 4.63 4.53 4.43 4.34 4.26 4.18 4.11
    200M20 7.21 6.78 6.44 6.16 5.92 5.72 5.54 5.38 5.24 5.11 5.00 4.89 4.79 4.70 4.62 4.54
    250M16 8.04 7.56 7.18 6.87 6.61 6.38 6.18 6.00 5.84 5.70 5.57 5.45 5.21 4.92 4.66 4.43
    250M20 8.63 8.12 7.72 7.38 7.10 6.85 6.64 6.45 6.28 6.12 5.90 5.54 5.21 4.92 4.66 4.43
    300M20 9.02 8.61 8.27 7.98 7.74 7.53 7.34 7.17 6.81 6.33 5.90 5.54 5.21 4.92 4.66 4.43
    300M29 10.12 9.65 9.27 8.96 8.69 8.45 8.05 7.38 6.81 6.33 5.90 5.54 5.21 4.92 4.66 4.43

    Maximum heights in above table based on:

    1. Unfactored horizontal pressure.
    2. Maximum external cladding weight of 0.50kN/m².
    3. Blocking and strapping at mid height.
    4. Studs at 600mm centres.
    5. Studs fixed into 1.2mm base track.
    6. 100mm, 150mm and 200mm studs fixed to Metsec Slotted Deflection Head Track.
    7. 70mm, 250mm and 300mm studs fixed at head using standard 2.0mm head track with blocking and strapping detail.

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