Chart for Section B – Wire Rope Cable Intermediate Rail Pass-through Resistance to 4″ Sphere.
This chart was prepared by The Cable Connection to summarize the calculations in Section B
(Pass-through resistance to 4″ sphere) based on 400 pounds of tension on each cable.
Chart of cable spacing
|Cable Diameter||Center to Center Cable Spacing on End Post||Anchor (End Post) Spacing||Cable Support Spacing||Cable Spread with 4″ Sphere Load Applied as Required by 2006 IRC Codes|
|Files in (pdf)||Description|
|Section A||Derivation of equations for code requirements intermediate railing sphere pass-through resistance|
|Section B||Calculations for various code diameters for pass-through resistance for 4″ sphere|
|Section C||Derivation of equations for code required load|
|Section D||Cable end reaction under code required loading for various cable diameters|