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Roof Material Dead Load Table

                  235 lb. shingles and paper.............2.5 psf Without ceiling......................................1.0 psf
                   2-15 lb. and 1-90 lb..................1.7 psf With ceiling  (be sure to add wt. of ceiling)  ...1.5 psf
                   3-15 lb. and 1-90 lb..................2.2 psf
                   3-ply and gravel......................5.6 psf CEILING
                   4-ply and gravel......................6.0 psf
                   Acoustical fiber tile.................1.0 psf
                   ROOF SHEATHING 1/2 in. gypsum board...2.0 psf
                   5/8 in. gypsum board..................2.5 psf
                   3/8 in. plywood.......................1.1 psf Plaster (1 in. thick)...............................8.0 psf
                   1/2 in. plywood.......................1.5 psf Metal suspension system......................0.5 psf
                   5/8 in. plywood.......................1.8 psf Wood suspension system......................2.0 psf
                   3/4 in. plywood.......................2.3 psf
                   1-1/8 in. plywood.....................3.4 psf FLOORS
                   1 in. sheathing (nominal).............2.3 psf
                   2 in. decking.........................4.3 psf Hardwood (Nominal 1 in.).....................3.8 psf
                   Concrete (1-1/2 in. thick)
                   MISC DECKING MATERIALS Regular. ......17.5 psf
                   Lightweight...........................12.5 psf
                   Tectum..............(1 in. thick)......2.0 psf Linoleum or soft tile..............................1.5 psf
                   Insulrock...........(1 in. thick)......2.7 psf 3/4 in. ceramic or quarry tile..............10.0 psf
                   Poured gypsum.......(1 in. thick)......6.5 psf
                   Vermiculite concrete.1 in. thick)......2.6 psf FRAMING MEMBERS (32 pcf)

                   Corrugated galvanized steel  Size 24 in. ctrs.
                   16 ga. ................................2.9 psf 2 x 4.........................1.4 plf..................0.7 psf
                   20 ga. ................................1.8 psf 2 x 6.........................2.2 plf..................1.1 psf
                   22 ga. ................................1.5 psf 2 x 8.........................2.9 plf..................1.5 psf
                   24 ga. ................................1.3 psf 2 x 10.......................3.7 plf..................1.9 psf
                   26 ga. ................................0.9 psf 2 x 12.......................4.4 plf..................2.2 psf
                   29 ga. ................................0.7 psf
                   TRUSS WEIGHT (Approximate)
                   ROLL OR BATT INSULATION

                   Top Bottom 24 in. ctrs.
                   Rock Wool...........(1 in. thick)......0.2 psf 2 x 4 - 2 x 4...........5.2 plf..................2.6 psf
                   Glass Wool..........(1 in. thick)......0.3 psf 2 x 6 - 2 x 4...........6.1 plf..................3.1 psf
                   ALPOL..................................0.1 psf 2 x 6 - 2 x 6...........6.9 plf..................3.5 psf
                   2 x 8 - 2 x 6..7.8 plf.................3.9 psf
                   RIGID INSULATION 2 x 8 - 2 x 8.........8.5 plf..................4.3 psf
                   2 x 10 - 2 x 8...........9.3 plf..................4.7 psf
                   Temlock........................(1 in. thick)......1.2 psf 2 x 10 - 2 x 10........10.0 plf..................5.2 psf
                   Cork............................ (1 in. thick)......0.7 psf 2 x 12 - 2 x 10........10.9 plf..................5.5 psf
                   Gold Bond....................(1 in. thick)......1.5 psf 2 x 12 - 2 x 12........11.6 plf..................5.8 psf
                   Styrofoam.................... (1 in. thick)......0.2 psf
                   Foamglass.....................(1 in. thick)......0.8 psf  We suggest the addition of 1.5 psf for miscellaneous
                   Rigid Fiberglass............(1 in. thick)......1.5 psf  dead loads.

                  



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