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Deflection Factor

Posted by Dodgeman on August 10th, 2000 04:27 PM
In reply to tile by bc on August 10th, 2000 03:54 PM [Go to top of thread]

Thanks for the input, but this area sees no water and the particle board is in excellent condition.
I measured the amount of deflection (movement) between two floor joists with a 200lb load applied. I then divided the distance between the joists (16") by the amount of deflection. 0.020 inches of deflection on 16 inches equals deflection factor of 800)

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