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From time to time we get asked why SuperBeam has applied a K8 factor of 1.1 to a built-up timber beam?
What's a PFC? An IPE? A HE?
PFC stands for Parallel Flange Channel, a channel section in which the inner and outer faces of the flanges are parallel. See SCI Publication 210: Parallel Flange Channels - Section Properties and Member Capacities, 1996. IPE and HE are Euronorm I sections.