Also described as an ‘I’ or ‘H’ shaped beam and is sometimes incorrectly called a Universal Column. UCs come in standard sizes and its nominal height and width are always the same. Please note the actual sizes vary with weight; see table below:
This is a ‘C’ shaped beam; but referred to as a PFC. The previous term used for this section was Rolled Steel Channel (RSC) which may still be requested. Sizes range from 50mm high to 400mm high.