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Old 03-26-2013, 06:49 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by Chakara View Post
Is the math per square foot or overall? I ask because I'd think a stationary trailer can handle a LOT more than a moving one.....

Static load.

A 12" base of snow on a 33' roof = 4,752lbs. This is for average snow, no ice. The calculation below is used by local responders in snow load issues to calculate snow load on buildings (like schools).

(12”)(1.50 lbs/sq ft) = 18 lbs/ sq ft

Just to throw a wrench in it, ice is 5.2 lbs/ sq ft per inch of thickness.....

The new roof was standard on Jayflight and Eagles starting in 2013.

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