Engineering Ref.

Engineering Ref.

Engineering Reference Data
See Abbreviation for explanations

Density of Materials

Seawater=64.0 LB/CF
Iron=491.3 LB/CF
Lead=708.0 LB/CF
DougFir=30.0 LB/CF
Cedar=20.0 LB/CF
HondMag=28.125 LB/CF
PhilMag=27.5 LB/CF
Teak=39.37 LB/CF
Birch=34.375 LB/CF
Freshwater=62.5 LB/CF
Aluminum=168.6 LB/CF
Copper=555.0 LB/CF
DougPly=33.0 LB/CF
CedrPly=22.0 LB/CF
HondPly=30.0 LB/CF
PhilPly=33.125 LB/CF
TeakPly=44.0 LB/CF
BirchPly=42.0 LB/CF

Douglas Plywood Weights

1/4 DougPly=.687 LB/SF
1/2 DougPly=1.37 LB/SF
3/4 DougPly=2.060 LB/SF
3/8 DougPly=1.030 LB/SF
5/8 DougPly=1.72 LB/SF
4/4 DougPly=2.750 LB/SF

Wire Rope Weights

1/8 Rope=.147 LB/FT
3/16 Rope=.099 LB/FT
1/4 Rope=.175 LB/FT
5/16 Rope=.274 LB/FT
7/16 Rope=.537 LB/FT
9/16 Rope=.888 LB/FT
5/32 Rope=.068 LB/FT
7/32 Rope=.134 LB/FT
9/32 Rope=.222 LB/FT
3/8 Rope=.394 LB/FT
1/2 Rope=.702 LB/FT
5/8 Rope=1.755 LB/FT

Wire Rope Breaking Strength

1/8 Rope=2100 LB
3/16 Rope=4700 LB
1/4 Rope=8200 LB
5/16 Rope=12500 LB
7/16 Rope=23400 LB
9/16 Rope=37000 LB
5/32 Rope=3300 LB
7/32 Rope=6300 LB
9/32 Rope=10300 LB
3/8 Rope=17600 LB
1/2 Rope=29700 LB
5/8 Rope=46000 LB

Nylon Line Weights

1/4 Line=.019 LB/FT
3/8 Line=.044 LB/FT
1/2 Line=.080 LB/FT
5/8 Line=.126 LB/FT
7/8 Line=.237 LB/FT
5/16 Line=.031 LB/FT
7/16 Line=.061 LB/FT
9/16 Line=.100 LB/FT
3/4 Line=.175 LB/FT
1 Line=.330 LB/FT

Nylon Line Breaking Strength

1/4 Line=2000 LB
3/8 Line=4400 LB
1/2 Line=8200 LB
5/8 Line=14000 LB
7/8 Line=28000 LB
5/16 Line=3000 LB
7/16 Line=6000 LB
9/16 Line=11000 LB
3/4 Line=20000 LB
1 Line=38000 LB

Chain Weights

3/16 Chain=.430 LB/FT
5/16 Chain=1.130 LB/FT
7/16 Chain=2.220 LB/FT
9/16 Chain=3.550 LB/FT
3/4 Chain=6.150 LB/FT
1/4 Chain=.760 LB/FT
3/8 Chain=1.640 LB/FT
1/2 Chain=2.850 LB/FT
5/8 Chain=4.250 LB/FT
7/8 Chain=8.400 LB/FT

Chain Breaking Strength

3/16 Chain=800 LB
5/16 Chain=1950 LB
7/16 Chain=3625 LB
9/16 Chain=5875 LB
3/4 Chain=10250 LB
1/4 Chain=1325 LB
3/8 Chain=2750 LB
1/2 Chain=4750 LB
5/8 Chain=7250 LB
7/8 Chain=12000 LB

  

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