UB – British universal sections

Universal Beams (UB) is the UK spec for structural steel beams supplied primarily to the construction industry. The suffix ‘UB’ refers to UK steel beams and are specific to the UK market.In addition to the supply of universal beams and columns, a world-wide network of sales offices offer customers the technical and project skills required throughout the supply chain, with emphasis on end user or project supply.Universal Section produced by us are manufactured in accordance with the requirements of Australian/New Zealand Standard AS/NZS 3679.1 Structural steel.UB Universal Beam is a structural element that can withstand weight, primarily by resisting the forces of bending.

We supply a wide variety with particular expertise in high yield, low temperature products.Please refer to the sizes/specification table below. To find our more about the Universal Beams (UB) supplied by us or to receive a competitive quotation, please click contact us.Grades other than shown below may also be available depending upon section and quantity requirements. Traditional usage includes foundation for buildings, bridges, civil / nautical / aeronautics projects. UB steel beams are often described by their support systems, such as simple beam, cantilevers, overhanging beam etc.

We offer low temperature impact testing Universal Sections, which is available for lengths from 6 metres to 20 metres as standard and we can offer shipment worldwide. Tata Steel supplies both universal beams and columns into the construction market throughout the world.This key construction component can carry vertical gravitational force and can also bear horizontal loads.In addition to this, FISTCO has IPE available for supply in high quality as well as large quantities to buyers from all over including the UAE, KSA, OMAN and other countries in the Region.

BS 4-1: 2005   UB 127-914
ASTM A 6/A 6M – 07  UB 1016

EN 10034: 1993   UB 127-914
ASTM A 6/A 6M – 07  UB 1016

Surface condition:
According to EN 10163-3: 2004, class C, subclass 1

Properties of British Universal Steel Columns and Beams

Properties of British Universal Steel Columns and Beams


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