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Old 06-20-2012, 12:07 AM   #1
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how long can you span a31/2 x 9 inch paralam on a bearing wall?

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Old 06-20-2012, 12:54 AM   #2
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That would depend on the loads that it is carrying and it will be subjected to.

Lots to consider in specifying what any structural member will do.



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Old 06-20-2012, 07:59 AM   #3
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there could be 3 floors above and resting on the beam in question, we do not know. the beam may not span more than 4' as in a header type situation..
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