Metsec

The section reference of a Z-section 232mm deep and 1.8mm thick would be 232 Z 18. The first 3 digits of the section reference indicate the depth of the section in millimetres (i.e. 232 equals 232mm deep).

The fourth digit is a letter that signifies the profile type (ie Z for Z-section). The last two digits indicate the material thickness (i.e. 18 = 1.8mm).

Take a look at our purlins technical manual for more information.

Sleeves

The sleeve reference is the same as the purlin it is being used in conjunction with, except that it is prefixed with ‘PS’ for a standard sleeve and ‘HEBS’ for a heavy end bay sleeve ie:

All Metsec Z-section product is manufactured from pre hot dipped galvanised steel to BS EN10346:2015, Z275 coating and with a minimum yield strength of 450N/mm².

Z section profile

 

Section Depth mm Lt mm Lb mm E mm Fmm
142-262 14 16 44 42
302-402 19 21 55 52

 

Nominal Dimensions Section Properties
Section
Reference
Weight
kg/m
Area
cm²
Depth
mm
Top
Flange
Bottom
Flange
t
mm
Iy
cm4
Iz
cm4
Wel,y
cm3
Wel,z
cm3
iy
cm
iz
cm
Cy
cm
Cz
cm
My,Rd
kNm
Mz,Rd
kNm
142 Z 13 2.84 3.62 142 60 55 1.3 117.4 27.2 16.34 4.65 5.66 2.72 7.19 5.52 6.007 2.091
142 Z 14 3.05 3.89 142 60 55 1.4 126.1 29.1 17.54 4.98 5.66 2.72 7.19 5.52 6.776 2.240
142 Z 15 3.26 4.16 142 60 55 1.5 134.6 31.0 18.74 5.31 5.65 2.71 7.19 5.51 7.554 2.388
142 Z 16 3.47 4.42 142 60 55 1.6 143.2 32.9 19.93 5.63 5.65 2.71 7.19 5.51 8.330 2.534
142 Z 18 3.89 4.95 142 60 55 1.8 160.1 36.5 22.28 6.27 5.64 2.69 7.19 5.49 9.850 2.821
142 Z 20 4.30 5.48 142 60 55 2.0 176.8 40.1 24.60 6.89 5.63 2.68 7.19 5.48 11.302 3.101
172 Z 13 3.25 4.14 172 65 60 1.3 192.6 33.9 22.17 5.33 6.79 2.85 8.69 6.01 7.497 2.397
172 Z 14 3.49 4.45 172 65 60 1.4 206.9 36.3 23.81 5.71 6.78 2.84 8.69 6.01 8.498 2.569
172 Z 15 3.73 4.76 172 65 60 1.5 221.1 38.6 25.44 6.09 6.78 2.83 8.69 6.00 9.517 2.739
172 Z 16 3.98 5.06 172 65 60 1.6 235.2 41.0 27.07 6.46 6.77 2.83 8.69 6.00 10.547 2.908
172 Z 18 4.45 5.67 172 65 60 1.8 263.1 45.6 30.29 7.20 6.76 2.81 8.69 5.99 12.603 3.239
172 Z 20 4.93 6.28 172 65 60 2.0 290.8 50.1 33.47 7.92 6.75 2.80 8.69 5.98 14.606 3.564
172 Z 23 5.63 7.17 172 65 60 2.3 331.7 56.6 38.18 8.97 6.74 2.78 8.69 5.96 17.460 4.038
172 Z 25 6.09 7.76 172 65 60 2.5 358.6 60.8 41.28 9.66 6.73 2.77 8.69 5.95 19.271 4.346
202 Z 13 3.56 4.53 202 65 60 1.3 280.2 33.9 27.49 5.32 7.83 2.72 10.19 6.01 8.854 2.395
202 Z 14 3.82 4.87 202 65 60 1.4 301.0 36.3 29.53 5.70 7.82 2.71 10.19 6.00 10.072 2.567
202 Z 15 4.09 5.21 202 65 60 1.5 321.7 38.6 31.56 6.08 7.82 2.71 10.19 6.00 11.310 2.737
202 Z 16 4.35 5.54 202 65 60 1.6 342.4 41.0 33.58 6.46 7.81 2.70 10.19 5.99 12.559 2.905
202 Z 18 4.88 6.21 202 65 60 1.8 383.3 45.6 37.60 7.19 7.80 2.69 10.19 5.98 15.051 3.236
202 Z 20 5.40 6.88 202 65 60 2.0 423.8 50.1 41.57 7.91 7.79 2.68 10.19 5.97 17.486 3.560
202 Z 23 6.17 7.86 202 65 60 2.3 483.8 56.6 47.45 8.96 7.78 2.66 10.19 5.96 20.984 4.034
202 Z 27 7.19 9.16 202 65 60 2.7 562.3 64.9 55.16 10.32 7.76 2.64 10.19 5.94 25.403 4.642
232 Z 14 4.15 5.29 232 65 60 1.4 417.3 36.3 35.67 5.70 8.84 2.61 11.70 6.00 11.554 2.565
232 Z 15 4.44 5.66 232 65 60 1.5 446.1 38.6 38.14 6.08 8.84 2.60 11.70 5.99 13.022 2.734
232 Z 16 4.73 6.02 232 65 60 1.6 474.8 41.0 40.59 6.45 8.83 2.59 11.70 5.99 14.500 2.903
232 Z 18 5.30 6.75 232 65 60 1.8 531.7 45.6 45.45 7.19 8.82 2.58 11.70 5.98 17.450 3.234
232 Z 20 5.87 7.48 232 65 60 2.0 588.1 50.1 50.27 7.91 8.81 2.57 11.70 5.97 20.342 3.558
232 Z 23 6.71 8.55 232 65 60 2.3 671.8 56.6 57.42 8.96 8.79 2.55 11.70 5.95 24.526 4.031
232 Z 25 7.27 9.26 232 65 60 2.5 726.8 60.8 62.13 9.64 8.78 2.54 11.70 5.94 27.221 4.338
262 Z 15 4.79 6.11 262 65 60 1.5 596.2 38.6 45.16 6.07 9.83 2.50 13.20 5.99 14.614 2.733
262 Z 16 5.11 6.50 262 65 60 1.6 634.6 41.0 48.07 6.45 9.83 2.50 13.20 5.98 16.333 2.901
262 Z 18 5.73 7.29 262 65 60 1.8 710.9 45.6 53.85 7.18 9.82 2.49 13.20 5.97 19.763 3.231
262 Z 20 6.34 8.08 262 65 60 2.0 786.6 50.1 59.58 7.90 9.81 2.47 13.20 5.96 23.138 3.555
262 Z 23 7.26 9.24 262 65 60 2.3 898.9 56.6 68.08 8.95 9.79 2.46 13.20 5.95 28.051 4.028
262 Z 25 7.86 10.01 262 65 60 2.5 972.9 60.8 73.69 9.63 9.78 2.45 13.20 5.94 31.236 4.335
262 Z 29 9.06 11.54 262 65 60 2.9 1118.9 69.0 84.75 10.96 9.76 2.42 13.20 5.92 37.442 4.930
302 Z 18 7.10 9.04 302 90 82 1.8 1224.4 120.6 80.11 13.74 11.59 3.64 15.29 8.24 25.234 6.181
302 Z 20 7.86 10.02 302 90 82 2.0 1355.9 132.9 88.70 15.15 11.57 3.62 15.29 8.23 30.362 6.819
302 Z 23 9.01 11.47 302 90 82 2.3 1551.3 150.9 101.49 17.24 11.56 3.61 15.29 8.21 38.205 7.758
302 Z 25 9.76 12.44 302 90 82 2.5 1680.5 162.7 109.94 18.60 11.55 3.59 15.29 8.20 43.417 8.372
302 Z 29 11.27 14.35 302 90 82 2.9 1936.1 185.6 126.66 21.27 11.53 3.57 15.29 8.18 53.561 9.573
342 Z 20 8.49 10.82 342 90 82 2.0 1821.7 132.9 105.34 15.14 12.92 3.49 17.29 8.22 34.241 6.812
342 Z 23 9.73 12.39 342 90 82 2.3 2085.0 151.0 120.56 17.22 12.90 3.47 17.29 8.20 43.380 7.750
342 Z 25 10.55 13.44 342 90 82 2.5 2259.1 162.7 130.63 18.59 12.89 3.46 17.29 8.19 49.455 8.364
342 Z 27 11.37 14.48 342 90 82 2.7 2432.1 174.3 140.63 19.93 12.88 3.45 17.29 8.18 55.447 8.968
342 Z 30 12.58 16.03 342 90 82 3.0 2689.4 191.3 155.51 21.91 12.86 3.43 17.29 8.17 64.227 9.858
402 Z 30 14.37 18.31 402 97 89 3.0 4158.1 241.1 204.83 25.54 14.98 3.61 20.30 8.86 79.277 11.494