span rating

span rating

The distance that a building panel spans between supports.
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Recommended benchmark sizes are 7/16-inch-thick wall sheathing (24/16 span rating) and 23/32-in-thick single floor sheathing (24 inches on-center span rating) due to high production volumes.
COMPLY STIFFNESS AND STRENGTH CONTROL VALUES Panel Bending Stiffness [*] APA Rated Sturd-I-Floor (lb.-[in..sup.2]/ft.) APA Panel Parallel Span Rating Thickness to Strength Axis 20 O.C.
* The reliability of life span ratings and quality of LED bulbs is still questionable.