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1. ## Thread: Point Loads Calculation with more than 2 supporting points

by PinkertonD
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### What I was alluding to in my last post was that...

What I was alluding to in my last post was that rather than have eight geometrically-even positioned feet, the OP might consider moving/adding/removing feet in an effort to balance loads on each one....
2. ## Thread: Point Loads Calculation with more than 2 supporting points

by PinkertonD
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### And, that's what my somewhat flippant response...

And, that's what my somewhat flippant response suggested. The finer details of the dynamic loads will be in the design-domains of the isolation device manufacturer. I would expect that supplying the...
3. ## Thread: Point Loads Calculation with more than 2 supporting points

by PinkertonD
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### It is 3,300lb solid slab on springs to cut down a...

It is 3,300lb solid slab on springs to cut down a bit of noise. I'm going with near enough. :)
4. ## Thread: Point Loads Calculation with more than 2 supporting points

by PinkertonD
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### Looks good to me.

Looks good to me.
5. ## Thread: Point Loads Calculation with more than 2 supporting points

by PinkertonD
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### Thanks for the good detail, it is making more...

Thanks for the good detail, it is making more sense than the simple beams you first provided. I may be missing something, but...

IF the base is stiff enough to carry all loads without any...
6. ## Thread: Point Loads Calculation with more than 2 supporting points

by PinkertonD
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### With machinery, the footing loads are usually...

With machinery, the footing loads are usually fairly well distributed to not unevenly stress the frame unduly. Higher weight in one part will usually have more feet per square foot of floor space....
7. ## Thread: Point Loads Calculation with more than 2 supporting points

by PinkertonD
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### I would be getting the total weight of the...

I would be getting the total weight of the individual pieces of equipment from the manufacturer and dividing that evenly by the number of support points. As JB suggest, you may be over-thinking the...
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